Talk of Alaska: Geography and Ecology

The era of the computer and satellite has given new life to the study of geography.  We can now map all sorts of things that we barely knew existed a few decades ago.  Alaska is a frontier of this study – known as Geographic Information Systems, or GIS.  On the next Talk of Alaska, we’ll trace the history of GIS back to its very beginning.

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  • Steve Heimel, APRN


  • Laura Dassow Walls, author of “The Passage to Cosmos:  Alexander von Humboldt and the Shaping of America”
  • Callers Statewide


LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.

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