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City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs

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Using a GPS unit/mobile app to locate the City's park amenities (e.g. trails, kiosks, benches, restrooms, etc.). These require hiking/biking, etc. Create shapefiles for those amenities. This requires a lot of data editing and QAQC. Put the data on the website and create story maps.

You will be working with Dr. Risa Patarasuk and Dr. Yin-Hsuen Chen (UF Geography alumni and City's Volunteer Ambassadors) as well as LaShundra Coley'Hale - Volunteer Program Coordinator and Michelle Park - Assistant Director.

Qualification: Must be able to operate GPS or other mapping mobile apps (you h ave this knowledge from the Geograpgy GIS class. Knowledge of ArcGIS (converting layers to shapefiles, editing, etc., Must be able to create a story map (easy to learn from Must be able to work in a team; willingness to work outdoors and must pass a background check.

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