Crowd Sourced Data as a Civic Hack:Using OpenTreeMap for Citizen Forestry           340 N 12th St, Suite 402           Phi...
An open source tree data management systemfor collaborative, geography enabled urban tree inventory
Main Features• Search and Explore Tree  Data• View Ecosystem Benefits• Add New Trees• Edit and Update Trees• Upload Tree P...
Partners and Funders
About Azavea• Founded in 2000• B Corporation• Esri Business Partner• 35+ people• Based in Philadelphia• Geospatial + web +...
OpenTreeMap History• Urban Forest Map• USDA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grant Phase 1• PhillyTreeMap and  Gr...
Open Source? What does that mean?• No license fee• Anyone can download and contribute to the code• Maintained by a communi...
Why Open Source?• Original Urban Forest Map grant required the code  be released as open source• Many forestry groups have...
Search and Display
Searching for Trees• Location• Species• Advanced Filters  –   Diameter  –   Dates  –   Missing Data  –   Species Character...
Quick Detail View
Tree Detail Page • Tree Info • Tree Images • Satellite Imagery • Google Street   View Integration • Eco Benefits • Recent ...
Calculate Eco Benefits
Viewing Ecosystem Benefits  • Available for search results or    individual trees  • Calculated using iTree  • Can be cust...
Adding and Editing Data
Adding and Editing Data
Data Quality
Pending Updates System
Data Quality Checks• Remove duplicate  trees during data  upload• Tree watch list• Drop down lists• User groups• Reputatio...
Administrative Management• Bulk data upload• Review comments and  uploaded images• View recent activity  and edits• Manage...
Public Engagement
Customizable by City•   Data fields•   Base map•   Species list•   Tree key•   Optional modules    – Pending edits    – St...
Stewardship Search• Add ability to search by public  actions, not just tree attributes• Use settings that let the public  ...
Add Activity
Visible and Searchable Online
Tablet Accessible
Smartphone Apps
How do you get people involved?                • Tree mapping parties in                  Grand Rapids                • Th...
OpenTreeMap In Action
Deborah Boyer                      opentreemapdboyer@azavea.com215.701.7506www.opentreemap.org                azavea Slide...
Crowd Sourced Data as a Civic Hack:Using OpenTreeMap for Citizen Forestry           340 N 12th St, Suite 402           Phi...
OpenTreeMap NCGIS
OpenTreeMap NCGIS
OpenTreeMap NCGIS
OpenTreeMap NCGIS
OpenTreeMap NCGIS
OpenTreeMap NCGIS
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  1. 1. Crowd Sourced Data as a Civic Hack:Using OpenTreeMap for Citizen Forestry 340 N 12th St, Suite 402 Philadelphia, PA 19107 215.925.2600 info@azavea.com www.azavea.com/opentreemap
  2. 2. An open source tree data management systemfor collaborative, geography enabled urban tree inventory
  3. 3. Main Features• Search and Explore Tree Data• View Ecosystem Benefits• Add New Trees• Edit and Update Trees• Upload Tree Photos• Track Stewardship Activities
  4. 4. Partners and Funders
  5. 5. About Azavea• Founded in 2000• B Corporation• Esri Business Partner• 35+ people• Based in Philadelphia• Geospatial + web + mobile – Software development – Spatial analysis services – User experience
  6. 6. 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• More maps!!!
  7. 7. Open Source? What does that mean?• No license fee• Anyone can download and contribute to the code• Maintained by a community of users• New features are added back into the code for everyone to use• Accessible at www.opentreemap.org
  8. 8. Why Open Source?• Original Urban Forest Map grant required the code be released as open source• Many forestry groups have limited resources for ongoing licensing costs• Enables a collaborative effort from people with multiple skill sets (GIS, forestry, community engagement)• Because it’s fun
  9. 9. Search and Display
  10. 10. Searching for Trees• Location• Species• Advanced Filters – Diameter – Dates – Missing Data – Species Characteristics – Other Options
  11. 11. Quick Detail View
  12. 12. Tree Detail Page • Tree Info • Tree Images • Satellite Imagery • Google Street View Integration • Eco Benefits • Recent Contributors • Editing Option
  13. 13. Calculate Eco Benefits
  14. 14. 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
  15. 15. Adding and Editing Data
  16. 16. Adding and Editing Data
  17. 17. Data Quality
  18. 18. Pending Updates System
  19. 19. Data Quality Checks• Remove duplicate trees during data upload• Tree watch list• Drop down lists• User groups• Reputation points
  20. 20. Administrative Management• Bulk data upload• Review comments and uploaded images• View recent activity and edits• Manage user groups• Manage tree watch list
  21. 21. Public Engagement
  22. 22. Customizable by City• Data fields• Base map• Species list• Tree key• Optional modules – Pending edits – Stewardship activities – Comments – And more…
  23. 23. Stewardship Search• Add ability to search by public actions, not just tree attributes• Use settings that let the public explore stewardship actions• Display results with design that emphasizes action or inaction
  24. 24. Add Activity
  25. 25. Visible and Searchable Online
  26. 26. Tablet Accessible
  27. 27. Smartphone Apps
  28. 28. How do you get people involved? • Tree mapping parties in Grand Rapids • The Great Tree Count in California • Tree surveys in Philadelphia • Partner with colleges • Integration with citizen forester classes
  29. 29. OpenTreeMap In Action
  30. 30. Deborah Boyer opentreemapdboyer@azavea.com215.701.7506www.opentreemap.org azavea Slides at www.slideshare.net/azavea/opentreemap-ncgis More resources at www.opentreemap.org Questions?
  31. 31. Crowd Sourced Data as a Civic Hack:Using OpenTreeMap for Citizen Forestry 340 N 12th St, Suite 402 Philadelphia, PA 19107 215.925.2600 info@azavea.com www.azavea.com/opentreemap

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