Project Number: UR120
Project Title: How Weather Affects Transportation Choices
Faculty Sponsor: Greg Rybarczyk
Department: Earth and Resource Sciences
Proposed Starting Date: 12/01/2011
Proposed Ending Date: 04/19/2012
Student in mind: Yes
Number of hours to work per week: 1-6 hours
Project Description: The project will involve managing, mapping, and manipulation of climate and transportation data. Subsequent tasks may involve mapping, modeling, and spatial analysis of transportation choices as it relates to daily weather conditions using Geographic Information Systems and Statistical Softwares.
Student Tasks & Responsibilities: Database management, spatial analysis, mapping, and statistics
Minimum Student Qualifications: Knowledge of Microsoft Access and Excel. Familiarity with ArcGIS Software. Attention to detail and strong work ethic.