Using ArcPad for Fieldwork with GIS. Steve Dunn & Mark Smith. GIS @ Leeds. Geography Years 7 – 13 Basic GIS Skills Population Study Plate Tectonics Coursework Hurricane Tracking Census Data Analysis Fieldwork Biology Y8 – 13 History Y7-12 RS Y7 - 8.
Steve Dunn & Mark Smith
Students visit prescribed data collection points to record temperature on the pda.
ArcPad software records georeferenced data points on a map of the School site.
Students import their data into the desktop ArcGIS and using Spatial Analyst they can visualise their data for analysis and comparison.
At Leeds, all Year 8 Geography classes will record data and compare their results. This enables students to view data over different days and time frames.
2:00 pm Data
Year 8 students visit a National Park honeypot site to look at issues of land use and building function for tourism.
Using pda’s data is collected in the field and visualised for analysis on the desktop.
Group Data collected for Year 10 coursework
Building height & Building Function
Building Height Analysis Leeds CBD 2008
Year 10 coursework linking Pedestrian Flow Data with Land Use using ArcGIS extensions Spatial Analyst and 3D Analyst