Projects

IowaView is involved in several ongoing projects.

Rolling terrain imagery compared to ESRI/BING imagery in the same location. Yellow arrow shows a road offset at the edge of a stitch.

  • NRCS Slide Conversion ProjectThis project is developing a process for transforming historic scanned slides (tifs) into useable GIS data using Microsoft Image Composite Editor. 
  • Iowa Conservation Mapping Project – Interns have been digitizing 6 management practices in watersheds across Iowa.  Over 630 watersheds have been completed.
  • Riparian Vegetation Buffer Identification – A semi-automated method was developed to identifiy and classify riparian areas bordering stream channels in select watersheds in Iowa.
  • IowaView Phenocams – Funding from AmericaView has allowed IowaView to install two phenocam, one at a research site in Iowa and one in Wyoming
  • Mapping Outreach Events – AmericaView has encouraged humanitarian mapping events as an outreach event.  IowaView has adopted several annual events as well as other events by request.
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
      • 2015
      • 2016
      • 2017 – Cancelled due to ice storm
    • 4-H State Conference