Education and Outreach

GIS for Community Health

MI-Environmental Health

A collaborative research project with non-profit orgnizations in Detroit, Michigan. This GIS application examines heat stress in the state of Michigan and identifies areas in the the state that are most susceptible to extreme weather events in the future.

Project Based Science Education

Bird Migration in North America

This tool was used in elementary science education classes to help inform students about the impact of wind energy on bird migration. The application provides a simple map interface which allows users to compare miratory flyways with wind farm locations.

Screenshot of bird migration and wind turbines

Tracking Wolf Activity in the Upper Peninsula

A geospatial application used in elementary education classes to help students learn more about wolf activity in the state. The interface provides users with the ability to see where wolf-human conflict has occurred in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.

Screenshot of the UP Wolf Activity application