Discover Wetlands Interactively

Three Scale Research developed a free teaching tool for fifth and sixth grade educators. Complete with lesson plans, the Ohio Wetlands Interactive Map is freely accessible to Ohio educators and the general public. This engaging map was created to build learning and appreciation of Ohio’s wetland resources and is fully aligned with Ohio’s state curriculum standards for students in...
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Mapping Zoo Standards

Though there are hundreds of zoos in the United States, only 167 zoos meet the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA’s) standards and practices for the welfare of exotic animals.  These are the zoos we looked into in depth by their location and the different kinds of exotic animals they have on-site for viewing.  The first map below shows the locations of the 167 zoos certified by AZA spread...
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Alabama Tornado Outbreak 2011

Here at Three Scale, we focus on a number of topics that use GIS. One topic in particular for this blog post is on weather. Back in April and May of this year, we did some research and created a GeoPDF from a recent weather event in the Southern United States. On Wednesday April 27th, 2011, a severe weather event occurred in the South from Mississippi to Georgia. The severe weather event helped...
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Was hurricane Irene over-hyped?

On August 20th, 2011 a tropical wave came off the west coast of Africa and formed convection as it moved west towards the Lesser Antilles. The system became well defined and organized thanks to the warm open waters of the Atlantic Ocean. The Hurricane Hunters began to notice circulation at the center of the new formed low pressure system. They sent out a dropsonde device (used to measure storm...
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