Using ArcGIS Online to Facilitate Emerging Food Policy Councils
Track: Teaching and Research
Authors: Eileen Johnson
Using ArcGIS online, Bowdoin College faculty conducting a spatial analysis of the food system in midcoast Maine in supporting the development of a regional Food Policy Council. ArcGIS online provided an important means of collecting and sharing data by students while they were based at different stakeholder organizations in the region. Integrating data into one location along with socioecomic data resulted in a comprehensive picture of the gaps and opportunities in the local food system.