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AAMU Students Win Map-a-Thon

 

 

Team "Cool Dogs" (Jazmin Jackson, Kierra Williams, and Michael Knotts) from 3dPrintDEM.jpg
Alabama A&M University’s Department of Community and Regional Planning  won first place in the first Map-a-thon competition.

 

The contest was sponsored by Downtown Huntsville, Inc.  Team members are currently registered in NRE 478–GIS Spatial Analysis and Modeling class. 

 

According to Directions Magazine, the competition involved teams choosing one block within the downtown area to create 3D building models using Trimble’s SketchUp drawing program.  

 

For full story and video, check the link below:

http://apb.directionsmag.com/entry/huntsville-holds-first-map-a-thon/393335

 

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