USER GUIDEHOW TO USE THE WEBTOOLSUITABILITY MAPPER www.wri.org/project/potico Ver. 1 | January 2013
PROJECT POTICO // JANUARY 2013 // Table of Contents TABLE OF CONTENTS Table of Contents and Introduction …..…………..… 1 1. User Interface Suitability Mapper enables users to identify potentially suitable sites for • User Interface ………………………….……… 2 sustainable production of palm oil and other agricultural commodities as well as • Button Explanations & General Descriptions ...…… 3 to analyze a user-deﬁned area of interest. At this current version, the Suitability Mapper is only available for Kalimantan, the Indonesian portion of the Borneo • Dashboard // Explore Maps & Select Sites ...……… 4 island. • Dashboard // Set Suitability …….………...……… 5 • Suitability Results ……….…..…………....……… 6 The World Resources Institute (WRI) developed this web tool in partnership with • Drawing Tools ……….….…..…………....……… 7 Rainforest Alliance, SarVision, University Maryland, Sekala, and Puter Foundation Indonesia under Project POTICO. 2. Exploring the Suitability Mapper • Reading & Exploring the Suitability Map …….…… 8 • View More Maps …………………....…………… 9 • Display More Information ……………......……… 10 3. Changing the Suitability Criteria …………....……… 11 4. Analyze an Area • Using the Draw Function ………………………... 12 • Using the Upload Function ….......................……… 13 USER GUIDE | HOW TO USE THE WEBTOOL SUITABILITY MAPPER | 1
PROJECT POTICO // JANUARY 2013 // 1. Interface1. USER INTERFACE When launched, the Suitability Mapper will take you ﬁrst to its home page, with the user interface illustrated in Figure 1.1 below: A B C D E F G FIgure 1.1 H I M L K J USER GUIDE | HOW TO USE THE WEBTOOL SUITABILITY MAPPER | 2
PROJECT POTICO // JANUARY 2013 // 1. Interface1. USER INTERFACE // BUTTON EXPLANATIONS AND GENERAL DESCRIPTION A: ABOUT H: DASHBOARD Links to the “About the Suitability Mapper” page. Click here to learn Contains buttons to explore the Suitability Mapper, view other maps, adjust more about the Suitability Mapper, including its general descriptions, the suitability criteria and display the analyze function. See page four for the technical document and the underlying GIS data. more information. B: CONTACT US I: LEGEND Click this link to open our feedback form. This form will be sent to our Click to view the map legends. project developers at WRI. J: SUMMARY RESULT C: DOWNLOAD DATA Click to view the results of the Suitability analysis summarized into a table. Descriptions from Image 1.1 Click this link to download the GIS data used in this web tool. K: MAP SCALE Shows the relative size of the map. D: BASEMAP Click here to choose which basemap to use in the application. L: MAP TOOLS Click to open functions to draw, print and overview the map. See page 7 for E: LANGUAGE SELECTOR more information. Click here to change the language settings. M: ZOOM SLIDER F: INFORMATION BUTTON Click the (+) button to zoom in the map and the (-) button to zoom out the Click here to launch the welcome message. map. G: FULL SCREEN BUTTON Click to view web tool in full screen. USER GUIDE | HOW TO USE THE WEBTOOL SUITABILITY MAPPER | 3
PROJECT POTICO // JANUARY 2013 // 1. Interface1. USER INTERFACE // DASHBOARD // EXPLORE MAPS & SELECT SITES Located in the right hand side of the screen, Dashboard is the key tool for analysis. A: SUITABILITY MAPS Dashboard enables you to manipulate the suitability map and deﬁne the criteria you wish to Adjust the display of the Suitability Map. measure. Dashboard has three main components: • Explore Maps; allows you to view your current suitability map as well as additional maps B: MORE MAPS Select to view additional maps of Kalimantan. available for Kalimantan. You can also overlay your current suitability map onto the other maps. • Set Suitability; customize your suitability map by making changes to the individual criteria C: MORE INFORMATION used in the analysis. Displays other information available on the map. • Select Sites; analyze potential sites for ﬁeld assessments by drawing or uploading them on the map. D: MY AREA OF INTERESTS To switch between the three components, you can click the tabs at the upper end of the Map controls to analyze your areas of interest. Dashboard (numbered 1, 2 and 3 in ﬁgure 1.2.) 1 2 3 A D B C Figure 1.2 USER GUIDE | HOW TO USE THE WEBTOOL SUITABILITY MAPPER | 4
PROJECT POTICO // JANUARY 2013 // 1. Interface1. USER INTERFACE // DASHBOARD // SET SUITABILITY // SET SUITABILITY A: RESET DEFAULTS To change from Environmental Criteria to Crop Criteria, you can click the tabs in the upper Returns the environmental and crop criteria to the default POTICO side of the Set Suitability tab (numbers 1 and 2 in ﬁgure 1.3.) settings. B: ADJUSTABLE CRITERIA More information on how to adjust the Environmental Criteria and Crop Criteria , refer to Changes the inputs for the environment and crop criteria. page 11. 1 2 A B Figure 1.3 USER GUIDE | HOW TO USE THE WEBTOOL SUITABILITY MAPPER | 5
PROJECT POTICO // JANUARY 2013 // 1. Interface1. USER INTERFACE // SUITABILITY RESULTS 3 5 Suitability Results tab at the bottom of your screen provides a summary display of 1 2 4 your suitability analysis results. It organizes your analysis in three ways: • Provinces: displays the amount of potentially suitable and not suitable land by Indonesian province. • Districts: displays the amount of potentially suitable and not suitable land by Indonesian districts (kabupaten.) • My Sites: displays the amount of potentially suitable and not suitable land in the areas that you drew or uploaded. To choose between these three display options, you can click number 3 in image 1.3 and select your preferred way to view the results. To display analysis results by alphabetical order, click the “Province” column (number 1 in ﬁgure 1.3.) To display the results by area (both ascending and descending), click either the Potential or Not Suitable title (numbers 2 and 3 in ﬁgure 1.3.) To explore the summary results, click Export (number 5 in ﬁgure 1.3.) All units in the Summary Results is in hectares (ha). For more information on the data, deﬁnitions and methods used, refer to the Technical Document in our website. Figure 1.3 USER GUIDE | HOW TO USE THE WEBTOOL SUITABILITY MAPPER | 6
PROJECT POTICO // JANUARY 2013 // 1. Interface1. USER INTERFACE // DRAWING TOOLS 9 10 11 12 Drawing Tools enables you to draw pictures or give labels directly on the map. These functions are not be confused with the Draw function in the Select Sites tab, which enables you to select your areas of interest to be analyzed. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Drawing Tools can be accessed by clicking the Draw button on the Figure 1.4 Map Tools. (See ﬁgure 1.1.) 1. Point: allows you to draw dots on the map to highlight areas of interest. Click on the point button and then move the cursor to the place on the map where you want to place a dot. Click the mouse once and a dot will appear. 2. Line: allows you to draw a straight line. 3. Free line: allows you to draw a line in any shape and direction. 4. Rectangle: allows you to create a rectangle or square of any size on the map. 5. Polygon: allows you to create a shape with multiple sides. Click and pull the line as many times as needed, and then double click to ﬁnish the object. 6. Move: allows you to move any drawn object by clicking and dragging the object. 7. Eraser: allows you to delete individual objects that you have drawn on the map. 8. Clear all: allows you to delete all objects that you have drawn on the map at once. 9. Shape color: allows you to change the color of the shape you drew. 10. Transparency handler: allows you to change the transparency settings of the shape you drew. 11. Label color: allows you to change the color of the labels you drew. 12. Outline only: allows you to draw shapes that only displays its outline. USER GUIDE | HOW TO USE THE WEBTOOL SUITABILITY MAPPER | 7
PROJECT POTICO // JANUARY 2013 // 2. Exploring The Suitability Mapper2. EXPLORING THE SUITABILITY MAPPER // READING AND EXPLORING THE SUITABILITY MAPS ç Displays base map without displaying the suitability map layer Click the checkbox to the left of the Suitability Map to display or hide the Suitability Map. Click Reset Default to return the tool to the default settings. Adjust the transparency of the Suitability Map by sliding this control button. The suitability map layer has two colors. Purple represents areas that are potentially suitable according to the criteria selected by the user. Yellow represents areas that are not suitable according to the same criteria. Look at the legend to see which colors corresponds to which land suitability. The Suitability Map layer displaying on the base map è USER GUIDE | HOW TO USE THE WEBTOOL SUITABILITY MAPPER | 8
PROJECT POTICO // JANUARY 2013 // 2. Exploring The Suitability Mapper2. EXPLORING THE SUITABILITY MAPPER // VIEW MORE MAPS Enables you to view additional maps of Kalimantan. To view your Suitability Map overlaid with any of the maps in More Maps, check both the More Maps box and the Suitability Map box, and adjust the transparency slide bar. For more information on the data that we use, see our Technical Document, available at our website. Check More Maps box to activate more maps to display. Click any map to display it in the main window. Slide the transparency slider to set the opaqueness of the Suitability Map layer. USER GUIDE | HOW TO USE THE WEBTOOL SUITABILITY MAPPER | 9
PROJECT POTICO // JANUARY 2013 // 2. Exploring The Suitability Mapper2. EXPLORING THE SUITABILITY MAPPER // DISPLAY OTHER INFORMATION Click on the boxes available to display more infromation on the maps. Available data: • Political Boundaries: Select to display the districts and provinces of Kalimantan. • Roads: Select to show detailed roads, including logging roads. • Rivers: Select to show rivers. • Settlements: Select to show the main cities of Kalimantan. • Case Studies: This is under development. We are currently seeking case studies that demonstrate how the Suitability Mapper has been used. In the future, you will be able to select to pinpoint case study locations, showing examples of where the Suitability Mapper has been used for real-world applications. • Contribute Case Study: Select if you have a case study you would like to share or would like more information about working with us to conduct a case study. This link will direct you to our Contact Us feedback form. é You can view other information on top of the Suitability Map and Other Maps. USER GUIDE | HOW TO USE THE WEBTOOL SUITABILITY MAPPER | 10
PROJECT POTICO // JANUARY 2013 // 3. Changing Suitability Criteria3. CHANGING THE SUITABILITY CRITERIA 1. Click the Set Suitability tab in the Dashboard 2. Click the Environmental Criteria tab to change the environmental criteria of your choice or click the Crop Criteria to change the crop criteria according to your needs. 3. Change the inputs to the parameters of your choice. Note: The colors in the criteria tabs corresponds to the Suitability Map: Purple for “Potential” and Yellow for “Not Suitable.” USER GUIDE | HOW TO USE THE WEBTOOL SUITABILITY MAPPER | 11
PROJECT POTICO // JANUARY 2013 // 4. Analyze an Area4. ANALYZE AN AREA // USING THE DRAW FUNCTION 1 Zoom To: Input the coordinates for your location of interest. 2 1. Click the Select Sites tab on the Dashboard 2. a. Choose Circle to draw a circle shape, or Rectangle for a rectangular shape, and then draw it in the map for the area you want to analyze. Click the cursor on the map to start drawing and click on the cursor again after you have drawn your area 3 of interest. b. Choose Polygon to draw a more precise shape. Click on the map to start drawing, click again to determine the points of the polygon, and click twice to ﬁnish your polygon. 3. Click on the area that you have drawn and there will be a pop-up “My area of Interest” USER GUIDE | HOW TO USE THE WEBTOOL SUITABILITY MAPPER | 12
PROJECT POTICO // JANUARY 2013 // 4. Analyze an Area4. ANALYZE AN AREA // USING THE UPLOAD FUNCTION 1 Zoom To: Input the coordinates for your location of interest. 2 3 1. Click the Select Sites tab on the Dashboard 2. Choose Upload in the select shape option. 3. Find your concession shapeﬁle (ZIP) and upload it. 4. Click on your uploaded area and a pop up will appear with information on your area of interest. 4 USER GUIDE | HOW TO USE THE WEBTOOL SUITABILITY MAPPER | 13
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