Spotlight: Atlas of Maine Course Project

Environmental Studies 212: Introduction to GIS & Remote Sensing This course is a comprehensive theoretical and practical introduction to the fundamental principles of geographic information systems and remote sensing digital image processing.  Topics include data sources and models, map scales and projections, spatial analysis, elementary satellite image interpretation and manipulation and global positioning systems.  Current issues...

Spotlight: ST112 Course Site

 ST 112   Science, Technology, and Society This course provided students with an introduction to the interactions of science, technology and society and serves as a gateway to further study in STS at Colby. Learning Outcomes: This course is writing intensive, and taught with the support of Academic ITS and the Writer’s Center.  You will be a...

Spotlight: Research Cruise Blog

A group of 27 scientists, led by Dr. William “Barney” Balch of Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, boarded the R/V Melville in Punta Arenas, Chile on January 11, 2011, and arrived 36 days later in Cape Town, South Africa after travelling a distance of 7650 miles (12,311 km) across the Atlantic Ocean. Scientists participating in...