Have You Seen My Picea glauca? The ISU Campus Plant Inventory from Pencil/Paper to GIS
Presenter: Chris Strawhacker, program coordinator, ISU Facilities Planning and Management
Facilities Planning and Management maps and inventories the landscape plants across campus. In recent years, the transition from AutoCAD drawings and Microsoft Excel spreadsheets to ArcGIS software has allowed for better record keeping, planning for invasive pests, and better access to the inventory for faculty. Through the ArcGIS Collector app, the inventory can now being updated by Campus Services staff in the field, improving accuracy and efficiency.
Part of the Spring 2020 GIS Seminar Series sponsored by the Department of Community and Regional Planning