Minnesota Interns Put Mapping Skills to Good Use for Utah Wilderness

After viewing a slideshow about America's redrock wilderness Geography students at Minnesota State University wanted to use their expertise to contribute to protection efforts.  The result:  a series of maps illustrating various features of San Juan County, Utah in relationship to the Utah Wilderness Coalition's wilderness proposal embodied in America's Red Rock Wilderness Act.  Their work was chosen to represent Minnesota State University undergraduates at the Minnesota GIS/LIS Conference held in Duluth in October of 2010.

Hats off for their innovative contribution to the larger base of knowledge about the wild lands of red rock country!

Click on the maps below to see larger versions.

 

Coal Deposit Areas in Relation to
Proposed Wilderness in San Juan County

SJCO Coal Resources Map thumbnail

 

San Juan County Energy Analysis

San Juan County Energy Analysis Map thumbnail

 

Potential Energy Output in San Juan County

San Juan County Energy Output Map thumbnail

 

Oil Well Density in Relation to
Proposed Wilderness in San Juan County

San Juan County Oil Well Density thumbnail

 

Oil Fields in Relation to
Proposed Wilderness in San Juan County

San Juan County Oil Field Map thumbnail

 

 

Uranium Deposits and Uranium Mines in Relation to
Proposed Wilderness in San Juan County

San Juan County 
Uranium Resources Map thumbnail

 

 
Range of Endangered Species in Relation to
Proposed Wilderness in San Juan County

SJCO Endangered Species Map Thumbnail

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