Explore the final projects from our Spring 2015 student cohort in GIS 180: GIS Ecosystem Management. Students learned how to apply GIS skills and use ArcGIS software to create geodatabases, 2D and 3D map layers, tables and basic models.

GIS student Jon Brito presenting his final project at the Spring 2015 Student Showcase at Maui Brewing Company.

Click on each project title to open a PDF of the student’s presentation:

CANE & ABLE: Conditions Determine What is Able to be Planted After the Cane Dissolves
by Marti Buckner

Conservation and Stewardship Farming Practices: Using GIS in Precision Agriculture
by Elmere Obere

Creating a Historic Preservation GIS
by Tina Rothman

Focus on the Flow
by Elisse Deleissegues

Georeferencing to Unlock the Potential of Aerial Images to Inform Natural Resource Management
by Merrill Kaufman

Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company: Energy Efficiency
by Naea Kalehuawehe & Heather Kotok

Human Impact on Maui’s Forest
by Destina Kittiel

Invasive Species and Our Waterways
by Katie Paradiso

Kahoʻolawe Mice Bloom
by Jon Brito

Kula Forest Fire: Past Lessons, Future Preventions
by Kevin Cooney

Maui Archaeology: GIS in Action in Honokowai Vallery
by Jenny Pickett

Maui Food Forests and Urban Community Farms: Eat Local and Be Self-Sufficient
by Hali Davis-Sherwood

Native Plant Inventory
by Palani Santos

Native Tree Snails on Maui: A Snapshot of Current Population
by Matt Padgett

Polanui Hiu Project Area
by Jared Welch

Saving Kahoʻolawe
by Brandon Speelman

Potential Kiwikiu Habitat on Leeward Haleakala
by Keith Burnett

Shoreline Environmental Water Quality in South Mauio
by Jenne Shimko

Shrimp Farms in Maui
by Judson Laird

Strategic Placement of Farmers Markets, Maui
by Luke Vorous

Use of Geospatial Mapping to Monitor Holistic Farm Practices and Soil Building Techniques
by Bena Pegg