Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
  • Like
Online Mapping & GIS
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Now you can save presentations on your phone or tablet

Available for both IPhone and Android

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

Online Mapping & GIS

  • 725 views
Published

A presentation delivered at the September 2008 Logger Training & Education conference, Minneapolis MN.

A presentation delivered at the September 2008 Logger Training & Education conference, Minneapolis MN.

Published in Technology , Education
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
725
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0

Actions

Shares
Downloads
49
Comments
0
Likes
1

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide
  • MLEP initiative, with outside funding What we developed What we’ve learned

Transcript

  • 1. Online Mapping & GIS Eli Sagor University of Minnesota Extension, St Paul John Geissler Boulder Lake ELC, Duluth 2008 LOGGER TRAINING & EDUCATION CONFERENCE
  • 2. What we’ll cover
    • Goals and parameters
    • Finding planning tools online
    • Creating custom maps
    • Landview: more powerful app
  • 3. Background
    • GPS curriculum ~2003
    • Focus on innovation
    • Loggers, foresters, and landowners
    • Hands-on for all skill levels
  • 4.
  • 5. Accessing Aerial Photos, Topographic Maps, & Other Planning Tools
  • 6. About digital mapping
    • Geographic information systems (GIS)
    Technical Expensive
  • 7. About digital mapping
    • Free, user-friendly options
  • 8.
  • 9. Type place name, zip, coordinates, etc to search and view Save and access your previous places here Turn data layers on or off by selecting boxes Email, print, or view data in Google Maps
  • 10. Tools in Google Maps
  • 11. GMaps tools & instructions
  • 12. When to use each tool?
  • 13. Go for it! Live demo Please add at least one line, placemark, and polygon to your map.
  • 14. Sample map 1 (Gilmer)
  • 15. Sample map 2 (Witkowski)
  • 16. What will you NOT put on your map?
  • 17. How to add photos to map features
  • 18. Assignments:
    • Group 1: Lat / long coordinates for Itasca State Park
    • Group 2: Elevation difference between the peak of Eagle Mountain and Lake Superior
    • Group 3: A Cloquet Forestry Center timber harvest site
    • Group 4: The Grand Rapids DNR Regional Office
    • Group 5: A gas station near St. Hilaire, MN
    • Group 6: Rajala’s Deer River mill
  • 19. Landview for Loggers, Foresters, and Landowners Putting state-wide aerial photos, mapping and other geographic information at your fingertips
  • 20. Workshop Objectives
    • Use Landview to:
    • Browse spatial data
    • Create simple line and polygon shapefiles
    • Create, view, and print maps
    • Download and upload data to a Garmin GPS
  • 21.  
  • 22. Section 1 Moving Around Landview
  • 23. Tools to Move Around the “Display Window” Zoom Out Pan Move the Current Location Zoom to State (Minnesota) Zoom In
  • 24. Exercise 1
    • Use Landview to find and zoom in on the forest
    • around Thomson Dam, Carlton County
  • 25. Section 2 Overlays and Background Maps
  • 26. Where does the data come from?
  • 27. Exercise 2 You are given the following Lat/Long coordinates for a logging landing. Create the below map using the landing as your current location. Lat= 46 ° 42.278’ Long = 92° 31.870’ Overlays Turned On PLS Township (Symbol – Yellow solid line width = 6 ) Background Map Quad Map
  • 28. Section 3 Measuring Distance/Area and Creating Shapefiles 0.42 miles 44 acres
  • 29. Tools to Measure Distance/Area Measure Distance Measure Area
  • 30.  
  • 31. Supplemental Exercises
  • 32. Section 4 Adding Text & Printing Maps
  • 33. Section 5 Transferring data to/from GPS
  • 34. Key points: review
    • Focus on innovation
    • Loggers, foresters, and landowners
    • Hands-on for all skill levels
    • Continuous improvement
  • 35. Questions or Comments
    • Eli Sagor (612) 624-6948 [email_address]
    • John Geissler (218) 721-3731 [email_address]