Scroll down this page to view a variety of my applied social science GIS projects and products. These interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary projects involve teams of faculty, students, public lands agency managers (US NPS, BLM, USGS), and stakeholders working together to create new ways of visualizing cultural, historical, and environmental knowledge to public audiences.
3D Visualizations for Cultural Resources
3D Visualizations of Cultural Resources and Museum Collections. Representing ethnographic objects in the David T. Vernon Collection. Grand Teton National Park. Funded by U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, National Center for Preservation Technology and Training. Delparte, D., Y. Youngs, and B. Guild. http://geoviz.geology.isu.edu/delparte_labs/GRTE/index.html
STORY MAPS (Online GIS)
Grand Teton National Park – Museum Collections
Indian Pride on the Move. A Story Map based on a 1976 traveling exhibit of the David T. Vernon Collection with the National Park Service in Conjunction with the University of Montana. This Story Map is a digital history product of a M.A. Thesis project in Historical Resources Management. Poitevin, A. (student author) and Y. Youngs. 2016. https://www.arcgis.com/apps/MapTour/index.html?appid=34b8679cd6844b7492dbd0656d73851a
Portneuf River: Recreation and Cultural Values of Ecosystem Services
Playing on the Portneuf: Exploring the Current and Future River Recreation Opportunities. This StoryMap was made possible by the NSF Idaho EPSCoR Program and by the National Science Foundation under award number IIA-1301792.Larson, D., Baxter, C. and Y. Youngs. 2016. http://isu.maps.arcgis.com/apps/MapJournal/index.html?appid=d375eeac81594e0bbae913ec2c95f0b3
Portneuf River: Place Attachment, Ecosystem Services, Visitor Experience Photography
Portneuf Place-Based Stories: Assessing the Portneuf River through Visitor Experience Photography. This StoryMap was made possible by the NSF Idaho EPSCoR Program and by the National Science Foundation under award number IIA-1301792. Youngs, Y., Lybecker, D., McBeth, M., Running, K, and Farley, G. 2015.