Student Learning Objectives
For this RWLO, the student
will be able to:
Locate the layer controls of the Geographic Information System (GIS)
and manipulate them to display various map features.
Given a list of issues and requirements for locating (or
municipal solid waste landfill facilities (MSWLFs), locate map features
that provide information needed in finding a suitable location for a MSWLF.
Manipulate the layer controls of the GIS to display the map features
Site a new
(hypothetical) MSWLF in a county, township, or other political boundary.
Present the selected location and its pros, cons, risks, and trade-offs to a mock group of concerned
and/or affected citizens.