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Es 492 - Advanced GIS Applications in Earth Science
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ES492 592 GIS Applications in Earth Sciences Final Project DUE Monday of Finals Week Your job is to compile a complete set of GIS vector map themes digital elevation models and DRG s for a select watershed in western Oregon In addition you will calculate some basic watershed parameters from your GIS compilation and create a poster in powerpoint displaying the fine work you have completed Student Assigned Coast Range Watersheds Pamela 1 Gales Creek Watershed Tualatin Basin Washington County Kristin 2 Elk River Watershed Sixes River Basin Curry County Jan 3 Calapooya Creek Watershed Umpqua Basin Douglas County Renae 4 Schooner Creek Drift Creek Watershed Siletz Yaquina Basins Lincoln County Ross 5 Big Elk Creek Watershed Siletz Yaquina Basins Lincoln County Courtney 6 North Yamhill River Watershed Yamhill Basin Yamhill County Patrick 7 Mill Creek Umpqua River Watershed Umpqua Basin Douglas County Andrew 8 Kilchis River Watershed Wilson Trusk Nestucca Basin Tillamook County Instructions All final project materials will be submitted as a separate portfolio binders Make sure you organize your final projects by Task No and clearly label the sections in order of appearance below Task 1 Using the Coast Range Watersheds theme from the class website under the final project section find all of the subbasins that are contained within your assigned watershed Task 2 Identify the County ies in which your watershed and related subbasins is are contained Task 3 Identify all of the USGS 7 5 minute quadrangles that contain portions of your watershed Task 4 Using ArcView select your watershed sub basins from the Coast Range Watershed theme and convert them to a new stand alone shape file Task 4A Create a map layout with name title scale north arrow legend etc Print your new watershed subbasin theme map Task 5 Using ArcView dissolve your sub basin polygons into one large watershed polygon for your study site Task 5A Create a map layout with name title scale north arrow legend etc Print



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