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 share maps at www.arcgis.com.

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Where are you with gis and geolocation

  1. 1. Where in the world are you? …with GIS and Geolocation Allan Laframboise @AL_Laframboise
  2. 2. Who am I? Who are you?
  3. 3. What is my job?
  4. 4. GIS Application Developer
  5. 5. Solve “Geo” Problems
  6. 6. Geography “Geo” = Earth study of the earth and where things are
  7. 7. Problems… Pollution Disasters Energy Resources Growth
  8. 8. Need Tools! GIS Maps Computers GPS Internet LBS
  9. 9. What’s GIS?
  10. 10. Geographic + Information + Systems
  11. 11. GIS Mapping tool for modeling things on the Earth
  12. 12. Layers of information on maps…
  13. 13. information = real-world
  14. 14. Simple Mapping Tools
  15. 15. GIS Mapping Tools www.arcgis.com > Gallery
  16. 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. 17. What do these things have in common?
  18. 18. Geolocation! Latitude: 40 N Longitude: 110 W
  19. 19. What is Geolocation?
  20. 20. Location
  21. 21. Objects
  22. 22. Earth
  23. 23. Pop Quiz! What is your Geolocation?
  24. 24. Find your Geolocation by street address e.g. 380 New York St, Redlands, California
  25. 25. Find your Geolocation by computer address e.g. 96.40.104.91
  26. 26. Geolocation with GPS
  27. 27. GPS Global Positioning System Latitude: 40 N Longitude: 110 W
  28. 28. Find your Geolocation with GPS
  29. 29. Find your Geolocation with cell towers
  30. 30. Share your Geolocation with social media
  31. 31. How can you use GIS & Geolocation? 32
  32. 32. Team Jordan www.jordanromero.com
  33. 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. 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. 35. @AL_Laframboise alaframboise@esri.com

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