Exploring Collaborative Tree Inventory with OpenTreeMap

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OpenTreeMap is an open source, tree data management system that enables organizations to work with the public to map and inventory the urban forest. This webinar provides an overview of OpenTreeMap's features and was given by Azavea on March 8, 2012.

For more info, visit http://www.azavea.com/opentreemap

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Exploring Collaborative Tree Inventory with OpenTreeMap

  1. 1. Exploring Collaborative Tree Inventory with OpenTreeMap 340 N 12th St, Suite 402 Philadelphia, PA 19107 215.925.2600 info@azavea.com www.azavea.com/opentreemap
  2. 2. About Us Deborah Boyer OpenTreeMap Project Manager dboyer@azavea.com 215.701.7506 Carissa Brittain Software Developer cbrittain@azavea.com 215.701.7716
  3. 3. Agenda• Azavea Background• OpenTreeMap’s History and Partners• OpenTreeMap – Search and Display of Tree Data – Ecosystem Benefits – Collaborative Tree Inventory – Data Management and Quality Control – Demo of Software• Questions
  4. 4. About Azavea• Founded in 2000• 30+ people• Based in Philadelphia – Also Boston & Minneapolis• Geospatial + web + mobile – Software development – Spatial analysis services – User experience
  5. 5. Research-Driven • 10% Research Program • Academic CollaborationB Corporation • Pro Bono Program • Donate share of profits • Projects w/ Social Value • Open Source
  6. 6. An open source tree data management systemfor collaborative, geography enabled urban tree inventory
  7. 7. OpenTreeMap History• Urban Forest Map• USDA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant Phase 1• PhillyTreeMap and Greenprint Maps• Released as open source project• USDA Phase 2 Grant
  8. 8. Open Source? What does that mean?• No license fee• Anyone can download and contribute to the code• Maintained by a community of users• Accessible at www.opentreemap.org
  9. 9. Partners and Funders
  10. 10. Main Features• Display and search existing tree inventories• Calculate ecosystem benefits of trees• Collaboratively add and update tree data and images• Data quality checks• Administrative data management• Customizable depending on a municipality’s needs
  11. 11. Display and Search
  12. 12. Searching for Trees• Location• Species• Advanced Filters – Diameter – Dates – Missing Data – Species Characteristics – Other Options
  13. 13. Quick Detail View
  14. 14. Tree Detail Page • Tree Info • Tree Images • Satellite Imagery • Google Street View Integration • Eco Benefits • Recent Contributors • Editing Option
  15. 15. Calculate Eco Benefits
  16. 16. Viewing Ecosystem Benefits • Available for search results or individual trees • Calculated using iTree • Can be customized with local energy values • Requires species and diameter data
  17. 17. Adding and Editing Data
  18. 18. Adding and Editing Data
  19. 19. Data Quality
  20. 20. Pending Updates System
  21. 21. Data Quality Checks• Remove duplicate trees during data upload• Tree watch list• Drop down lists• User groups• Reputation points
  22. 22. Administration
  23. 23. Administrative Management• Bulk data upload• Review comments and uploaded images• View recent activity and edits• Manage user groups• Manage tree watch list
  24. 24. Customize!
  25. 25. Customizable by City• Data fields• Base map• Species list• Tree Key• Optional modules – Pending edits – Stewardship activities – Comments – And more…
  26. 26. Demo
  27. 27. Coming Soon
  28. 28. USDA Phase 2 Grant• Mobile apps• APIs• Gaming• Social Media• Modeling
  29. 29. Questions?
  30. 30. Contact Us Deborah Boyer OpenTreeMap Project Manager dboyer@azavea.com 215.701.7506 Carissa Brittain Software Developer cbrittain@azavea.com 215.701.7716
  31. 31. Exploring Collaborative Tree Inventory with OpenTreeMap 340 N 12th St, Suite 402 Philadelphia, PA 19107 215.925.2600 info@azavea.com www.azavea.com/opentreemap

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