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Old 01-11-2011, 07:37 PM   #11
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You can put your street address in google maps and get the same satellite picture.

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But, not all the other cool information.
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Old 01-11-2011, 07:53 PM   #12
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You can put your street address in google maps and get the same satellite picture.

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But, not all the other cool information.
I knew about google maps...but I want you all to see the "other cool information" too.
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Old 01-11-2011, 08:58 PM   #13
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I knew about google maps...but I want you all to see the "other cool information" too.
Putting in a zip code only gives you a general area and it took a while to get to my house. Giving google maps a direct address is much easier.

But, I agree. Loads of information on the web site that you posted. Thanks.
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Putting in a zip code only gives you a general area and it took a while to get to my house. Giving google maps a direct address is much easier.

But, I agree. Loads of information on the web site that you posted. Thanks.
You are welcome. I guess I'm trying to figure out if you were able to see your ecoregion when you put in your zip code. Did it just show you an aerial view of your house, or did you get information about the ecoregion there too?
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You are welcome. I guess I'm trying to figure out if you were able to see your ecoregion when you put in your zip code. Did it just show you an aerial view of your house, or did you get information about the ecoregion there too?
I put in my zip code. My ecoregion showed up. The details were on a pop up. I clicked on the satellite image to see my house, but had to manuever around a lot to get a closer look.

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http://www.plantmaps.com/

This is the main site with all the states.
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I put in my zip code. My ecoregion showed up. The details were on a pop up. I clicked on the satellite image to see my house, but had to manuever around a lot to get a closer look.


Cool, glad you got to view the ecoregion as well. I had to maneuver a bit to see our property too.

I *just* noticed that there is a place on the right to see adjacent states, so, anyone can likely get to view their own state/ecoregion. COOL...when I first posted it, I thought it was limited to Pennsylvania.
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I put in my zip code, and it got close enough that I was able to recognize landmarks and maneuver the map over to my area. And then Hybrid button gets you satellite overlaid over street names.
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I put in my zip code, and it got close enough that I was able to recognize landmarks and maneuver the map over to my area. And then Hybrid button gets you satellite overlaid over street names.
There should be another button that will show you your ecoregion as well.

Once we get our ecoregion, what do we do with the information?
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Did anyone understand that I was trying to show how I used ecoregion information to gather soil information and plant communities?

54b Chicago Lake Plain is my ecoregion.
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Old 01-12-2011, 12:09 AM   #20
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http://www.eoearth.org/article/Ecoregions_of_Delaware,_Maryland,_Pennsylvania,_Vi rginia,_and_West_Virginia_(EPA)

article Ecoregions of Delaware,Maryland,Pennsylvania,Virginia, and West Virginia (EPA)
Scroll down to 60a and 60b
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