Students in NRE 355 (a GIS calass at the University of Kentucky Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences program) visited the 740-acre Pilot Knob State Nature Preserve on September 21, 2016, and used mobile devices to collect GPS data for the existing trail network. They mapped approximately 3.2 miles of trail then used ArcGIS and CARTO to measure the trails and create a 2D map and 3D visualizations of the nature preserve. Students then created websites to showcase their work.
http://sweb.uky.edu/~blshea1/nre355/pksnp contains maps, animations, and links to student pages.
You can keep up-to-date with our various projects in our blog section of the site.
If you’re planning on hiking in the Daniel Boone NF, Great Smoky Mountains NP, Cumberland Gap NHP, or in Kentucky state parks, we might have a map and digital geodata for you. Check out our shop for maps and data you can purchase online.
Looking for a weekend in the woods, alone and untroubled by maintaining your social media landscape? Consider wandering into a landscape of sandstone cliffs, river fords, and bear in the Big South Fork.
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