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Projects

  • 1896 building footprints, 1919 building points, overlayed on current campus map.

    2) Historical GIS of Iowa State University Buildings and Grounds

    This project uses a geographic information system to bring together historical maps, photos, and texts of the planning and building of the Iowa State University campus.

  • Iowa Gap

    The Iowa Gap Analysis Project (IA GAP) began in 1997 to identify areas in the state where vertebrate species
    richness lacked adequate protection under existing land ownership and management regimes.

    To accomplish this goal, the IA GAP team prepared an assortment of datasets that led to three main pieces of
    information: Iowa vegetation types; Iowa vertebrate/habitat relationship models for 288 species; Iowa land
    stewardship (ownership and management).

    When the project began, there were few stat ewide datasets available that provided the type of data needed for
    this project. Conse quently, much effort was devoted to building the previously mentioned key da ta layers at a

  • iowa aquatic gap analysis

    The Iowa Aquatic Gap Analysis Project (IAGAP) began in 2001 to identify areas in the state where fish species richness lacked adequate protection under existing land ownership and management regimes. Another ma in goal of the project was to create fish prediction data for Iowa streams and rivers.

    To accomplish these goals, the Iowa GAP team prepared an assortment of datasets that led to the creation of three main datasets: Iowa streams and rivers; Iowa fish habitat models for 157 species; Iowa land stewardship (ownership and management).

  • The Iowa Innovative Housing Project

    Creating a collaborative in-state ecosystem for high performing affordable housing through innovative and emerging 21st century technologies and strategies.