EnviroInsite training workshop - Mapping methods

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Presentation describing methods of obtaining maps online, georeferencing images, and incorporating shapefiles and CAD files as basemaps

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EnviroInsite training workshop - Mapping methods

  1. 1. Mapping in EnviroInsite EnviroInsite Training Workshop HydroAnalysis, Inc.
  2. 2. Mapping Sources Shapefiles CAD Web Mapping Service (WMS) JPG/PNG TIF/BMP Bing Maps Where do maps come from? Mapping Your Site
  3. 3. Georeferencing an Image • Some images come with World File • World file describes World File Airfield.jpg Airfield.jgw Airfield.bmp Airfield.bpw Airfield.tif  Pixel Height  World Location  Image Rotation Image File Airfield.tfw • Same file name as image with related extension EnviroInsite Training
  4. 4. Georeferencing an Image • Need to know coordinates of two points on your image • Georeferenced image is:  Scaled  Translated  Rotated Mapping Your Site
  5. 5. Georeferencing an Image 1. 2. 3. 4. Import Image Select Two Points Enter Coordinates Done! Mapping Your Site
  6. 6. Web Mapping Server Obtain images from sources on web • USGS • State GIS departments Uses standard protocol for requesting map image EnviroInsite Training
  7. 7. Web Mapping Servers Here ‘s my map list Send me the aerial photo at 20o E, 40o N
  8. 8. Web Mapping Server in EnviroInsite Select Coordinates (State Plane or UTM) Go to Location • Open database with latitude-longitude coordinates • View -> Go To Location / Go To Coordinates • Select State Plane or UTM zone from View -> Options Insert WMS Image • Select Server • Select Layers • Set Resolution
  9. 9. Bing Maps Requires OnTerra MapSavvy WMS Service ($4 / month) Enter MapSavvy Code in EnviroInsite
  10. 10. Bing Maps in EnviroInsite Select Coordinates (State Plane or UTM) Go to Location • Open database with latitude-longitude coordinates • View -> Go To Location / Go To Coordinates • Select State Plane or UTM zone from View -> Options Insert Image • Select (1) Aerial, (2) Aerial w/ roads or (3) Roads
  11. 11. Mapping Your Site Hands-on Exercise

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