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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    Managemen...
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
     Forecas...
Your Task!

  1. Map your geolocation!
  2. Solve a “geo” problem!
    HINT #1: http://edn1.esri.com/demos/html5/html5.htm...
@AL_Laframboise

alaframboise@esri.com
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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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  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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