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 http://earth.leeds.ac.uk/assynttrip Leicester FEeT workshop
background 50 students June end first year (FMD-truncated) 2 weeks Geological field mapping http://earth.leeds.ac.uk/assynttrip 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 http://earth.leeds.ac.uk/assynttrip
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... http://earth.leeds.ac.uk/assynttrip
Front of Web-site content location historical 3D viz (struct contours) Examples (field slips) CLICK FOR HINTS AND SOLUTIONS
Inked-in field slip And provide larger scenes to scroll over
Outcomes http://earth.leeds.ac.uk/assynttrip 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 ?
http://earth.leeds.ac.uk/teaching Lots of open access resources at: