Presentation on theme: "Web -based support for fieldwork Mapping in NW Scotland Rob Butler University of Leeds Leicester FEeT workshop."— Presentation transcript:
Web -based support for fieldwork Mapping in NW Scotland Rob Butler University of Leeds Leicester FEeT workshop
background 50 students June end first year (FMD-truncated) 2 weeks Geological field mapping Aim of the web-site… to provide context and to motivate….
challenges In NW Scotland Limited IT - single internet link but 5 pc cluster Access later Reveal information Support pre-trip briefing and post-trip write-up
solutions Open internet site (URL above) CD copies (local access on Netscape) Powerpoint presentation Additional support on Leeds internet teaching site Nathan Bodington Building - discussion room...
Front of Web-site content location historical 3D viz (struct contours) Examples (field slips) CLICK FOR HINTS AND SOLUTIONS
Photo-interp Pre-trip Lab Struct contours Drives field
TASK Define strat and mappable units Arrive in field with hypotheses to test Location of boundary Thicknesses of units Through fieldwork And then compare with previous work...
After building their own strat... Compare with published version on the web-site (also with memoir text)
Build cross-section Test Murchison Add struct data AIMS one-day transect to the Stack of Glencoul Web-site? Show ideal results Structure tutorial
Interpreted views Useful if the weather is poor
Structural tutorial Reinforces lessons from the field….
Raw field slip Un-inked ADD ANNOTATION Not from their mapping area !
Raw field slip Un-inked Also show inking-in….
Inked-in field slip ADD ANNOTATION
Inked-in field slip And provide larger scenes to scroll over
Outcomes Leicester FEeT workshop More support for students Staff effort better directed I didnt lose any field slips! Site used unofficially by other departments BUT ARE THEY BETTER MAPPERS ?