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Pecha Kucha on GIS and Social Media. Created for PIDP 3240 at Vancouver Community College



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Geographic Information Systems (GIS) :

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Media Enhanced Learning Annika Wilczewski PIDP 3240 Assignment #3 This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License .

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First Modern GIS:

5 First Modern GIS

Look familiar ?:

Look familiar ?

Google Earth:

Google Earth 7



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John Leech's cartoon in Punch , 23 (25 September 1852): 139 )

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1.5 Mile Driving Distances from Fire Stations

Maps, pins and markers:

Maps, pins and markers GIS in Emergencies & Disasters

Most Powerful Tweet of 2010:

Most Powerful Tweet of 2010

Social Media is saving lives:

Social Media is saving lives Ushahidi



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GIS Can Work On All Of The World’s Problems… Global Warming Urbanization Pollution Congestion Land Use Oceans Development Biodiversity Population Crime Human Health Education Logistics Energy Defence/Security Government Security Public Safety


References Boston Children’s Hospital (2007). Health Map. Retrieved March 10, 2010 from Fremson , R. (Photographer). (2010, March 13). Africa’s Gift to Silicon Valley: How to Track a Crisis. New York Times . Retrieved from http:// Google Inc. (2009). Google Earth (Version 5.1.3533.1731) [Software]. Available from http:// Some maps throughout this presentation were created using ArcGIS® software by Esri . ArcGIS® and ArcMap ™ are the intellectual property of Esri and are used herein under license. Copyright © Esri . All rights reserved. For more information about Esri ® software, please visit .” Note. From John Leech's cartoon in Punch , 23 (25 September 1852): 139), Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Many thanks to the Wellcome Library, London, which kindly allows images from its Digital Gallery to be used under this Creative Commons License for educational and non-commercial purposes.

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