Testing the Accuracy of DEMs in GIS

The first few weeks have flown by here in Williamsburg! The project is fully underway and progress was slow at first but with my methods smoothed out and the data downloaded I’ve been able to pick up speed. As mentioned in my introductory post the majority of my research is being done using Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Beginning the next few days I will be analyzing numerous agricultural fields in the Coastal Plain.

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Blog #2: Preparations – Timeline, Equipment, and Materials

This is a blog I had been writing last week, but I got so caught up in my trial run and project preparations that I never got around to posting it. Last week during the KCN trial run and yesterday during the set-up of my microcosms, I ran into some obstacles that required some modifications of my project, which I will explain later. Overall, though, filtration and set-up ran very efficiently, and my project is now underway!

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