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Where are you with gis and geolocation

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This is a short presentation I put together for Science Day, grades 6-8. Learn what you can do with GIS and Geolocation to make a difference in the world. Also, look at how to create, explore and …

This is a short presentation I put together for Science Day, grades 6-8. Learn what you can do with GIS and Geolocation to make a difference in the world. Also, look at how to create, explore and share maps at www.arcgis.com.

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  • 1. Where in the world are you? …with GIS and Geolocation Allan Laframboise @AL_Laframboise
  • 2. Who am I? Who are you?
  • 3. What is my job?
  • 4. GIS Application Developer
  • 5. Solve “Geo” Problems
  • 6. Geography “Geo” = Earth study of the earth and where things are
  • 7. Problems… Pollution Disasters Energy Resources Growth
  • 8. Need Tools! GIS Maps Computers GPS Internet LBS
  • 9. What’s GIS?
  • 10. Geographic + Information + Systems
  • 11. GIS Mapping tool for modeling things on the Earth
  • 12. Layers of information on maps…
  • 13. information = real-world
  • 14. Simple Mapping Tools
  • 15. GIS Mapping Tools www.arcgis.com > Gallery
  • 16. Map things in the real-world… Energy Agricultural Carbon Aviation Forecasting Efficiency Management Safety Homeland Community Disaster Public Security Growth Management Health Coastal Invasive Water Air Management Species Management Quality
  • 17. What do these things have in common?
  • 18. Geolocation! Latitude: 40 N Longitude: 110 W
  • 19. What is Geolocation?
  • 20. Location
  • 21. Objects
  • 22. Earth
  • 23. Pop Quiz! What is your Geolocation?
  • 24. Find your Geolocation by street address e.g. 380 New York St, Redlands, California
  • 25. Find your Geolocation by computer address e.g. 96.40.104.91
  • 26. Geolocation with GPS
  • 27. GPS Global Positioning System Latitude: 40 N Longitude: 110 W
  • 28. Find your Geolocation with GPS
  • 29. Find your Geolocation with cell towers
  • 30. Share your Geolocation with social media
  • 31. How can you use GIS & Geolocation? 32
  • 32. Team Jordan www.jordanromero.com
  • 33. What problems can you solve with GIS & Geolocation? Energy Agricultural Carbon Aviation Forecasting Efficiency Management Safety Homeland Community Disaster Public Security Growth Management Health Coastal Invasive Water Air Management Species Management Quality 34
  • 34. Your Task! 1. Map your geolocation! 2. Solve a “geo” problem! HINT #1: http://edn1.esri.com/demos/html5/html5.html (FireFox only!) HINT #2: http://www.arcgis.com
  • 35. @AL_Laframboise alaframboise@esri.com