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Teaching Students the Power of GIS

October 19, 2015View for printing

From tracking infectious diseases worldwide, to regional elephant migration patterns, students are learning about the many layers of Geographic Information Systems, or GIS, for the first time in local classrooms.

Soldotna Prep geography teacher Nathan Erfurth opened his doors on Sept. 24 and Sept. 25, to four professionals from the Kenai Peninsula GIS User Group for a crash course in the virtually limitless applications of spatial analysis.

By Kelly Sullivan

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