FANR3800


Four Specie Habitat Suitability

Last semester, I tasked students with describing suitable habitat for four animals: wild turkey, timber rattlesnake, striped skunk, and the black bear.  Your task this week in lab is to develop a model to highlight these ‘suitable’ areas for each of the critters.  You will use the topological operators I […]


Raster Analysis I

Raster Analysis (Bolstad pages 444 – 474) Consider the following management need. How would you approach this analysis? LOCAL FUNCTIONS: Processes the raster surface cell-by-cell Perform Map Algebra with Raster Calculator and/or the Spatial Analyst tools found in the ArcToolbox You can apply mathematical functions to individual or multiple layers […]


Digitizing, part 1

This week’s lab deliverable: Upload video topics 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 and 26 to this week’s ELC lab assignment dropbox.  I suggest you re-read the ArcGIS Video Tasklist instructions before you proceed (http://142.93.66.153/2018/07/12/fanr3800_videotasklist/).  If you adhere to the recording guidelines, you can submit the videos to the FinalExamVideos […]


Spatial Data Modeling II

    From Monday’s class we’ve determined 1) WHY we would want to manage for our specie of interest, 2) WHAT features on the landscape are important, and 3) HOW these features are defined. Wild Turkey:  WHY: hunting revenue WHAT: riparian zones & oak trees (mast producers) HOW: within 50m […]


Hurricane Florence

NOAA BULLETIN – SUMMARY OF WATCHES AND WARNINGS IN EFFECT: A Storm Surge Watch is in effect for… * Edisto Beach South Carolina to the North Carolina-Virginia border * Albemarle and Pamlico Sounds, including the Neuse and Pamlico Rivers A Hurricane Watch is in effect for… * Edisto Beach South Carolina […]


RCW Site Assessment Questions

Base your answers on the RCW dataset in ELC. Attribute table information: baac: basal area per acre (ft2) cuft: cubic foot volume per acre (ft3) age2018: December 31, 2018 age (For this exercise, assume you are generating a report for December  31, 2019) Produce a histogram of ages for the […]