DATA: MODIS Imagery. TOOL: ImageJ. SUMMARY: Examine images of the Aral Sea from 1973 through 2003. Use image analysis software to measure changes in the width and area of the freshwater lake over time.
Wright was an early advocate of the adoption of quantitative statistical techniques in geographic study. In 1937 Wright published an article demonstrating how the Lorenz Curve could be applied to geographic areas.