Digital maps & data mash ups

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Basic slides for a presentation to the RSC East Midlands efair 2012.

Basic slides for a presentation to the RSC East Midlands efair 2012.

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  • 1. www.netskills.ac.ukDigital maps & data mash-upsGeo data visualisation for everyone
  • 2. http://www.flickr.com/photos/zoghal/2385281058/
  • 3. Presentation title (change in layout master)The Highland Apple Map• Highland council study on biodiversity• Location and variety• Crowdsourced• http://bit.ly/MIECFq© JISC Netskills 2012
  • 4. Presentation title (change in layout master)Missed opportunity?• Static• Difficult to interact with• Cant drill down into the data• No public access to data© JISC Netskills 2012
  • 5.  What What happened on 11th March  happened on Friday Friday 11th March 2011 at 14:46 local time? at 14:46 local time?
  • 6. also… …and… …and
  • 7. http://breathingearth.net
  • 8. http://g.co/maps/rcwkn
  • 9. Presentation title (change in layout master)Educational value• Making sense of complex data• Turning data into stories• Better understanding of place• Research skills• Potential for collaboration© JISC Netskills 2012
  • 10. Presentation title (change in layout master)Geocommons• Free service• Upload or search for existing open data• Geocode data• Maps are scrollable & zoomable• Turn layers on and off• Change the backgrounds• Share and embedhttp://geocommons.com© JISC Netskills 2012
  • 11. Presentation title (change in layout master)Some examples• The Apple Map redux• Nuclear power stations• GPS data© JISC Netskills 2012
  • 12. Presentation title (change in layout master)Links for todayhttp://bitly.com/bundles/netskills/k© JISC Netskills 2012
  • 13. www.netskills.ac.ukAny questions?
  • 14. www.netskills.ac.ukEmergency Screengrabs