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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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    Where are you with gis and geolocation Where are you with gis and geolocation Presentation Transcript

    • Where in the world are you? …with GIS and Geolocation Allan Laframboise @AL_Laframboise
    • Who am I? Who are you?
    • What is my job?
    • GIS Application Developer
    • Solve “Geo” Problems
    • Geography “Geo” = Earth study of the earth and where things are
    • Problems… Pollution Disasters Energy Resources Growth
    • Need Tools! GIS Maps Computers GPS Internet LBS
    • What’s GIS?
    • Geographic + Information + Systems
    • GIS Mapping tool for modeling things on the Earth
    • Layers of information on maps…
    • information = real-world
    • Simple Mapping Tools
    • GIS Mapping Tools www.arcgis.com > Gallery
    • 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
    • What do these things have in common?
    • Geolocation! Latitude: 40 N Longitude: 110 W
    • What is Geolocation?
    • Location
    • Objects
    • Earth
    • Pop Quiz! What is your Geolocation?
    • Find your Geolocation by street address e.g. 380 New York St, Redlands, California
    • Find your Geolocation by computer address e.g. 96.40.104.91
    • Geolocation with GPS
    • GPS Global Positioning System Latitude: 40 N Longitude: 110 W
    • Find your Geolocation with GPS
    • Find your Geolocation with cell towers
    • Share your Geolocation with social media
    • How can you use GIS & Geolocation? 32
    • Team Jordan www.jordanromero.com
    • 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
    • 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
    • @AL_Laframboise alaframboise@esri.com