Join Jason VanHorn for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding GIS layers from services, part of GIS on the Web.
…Okay, here we are in Map, because I'm in the United States,…that's the geography I see preloaded here.…Depending on where you are in the world, you might see a different geography, and…that's okay.…In this case, I'm going to zoom in to the California region of the United States.…There we go.…Now, let's take a look at base map options.…In the upper left, click on Base Map.…ArcGIS.com offers us nine options for base maps.…
We can use imagery, or imagery with labels.…We can take a look at the streets and…we have another street option of open street map.…The topographic layer is the first layer that we loaded,…the original layer that was preloaded in our GIS.com.…Another option is terrain with labels.…The grey canvas option that's available serves as a nice base layer.…Second to last is the National Geographic layer, and…then a layer focused solely on oceans.…
At any time we can click the Home button and…it will take us back to our pre loaded first view.…Also, if we adjust our zoom for something like imagery,…the resolution changes as we zoom in and zoom out.…
- Understanding map mashups
- Finding coordinates
- Mapping with Google Drive
- Geocoding with addresses and coordinates
- Merging data
- Analyzing your map
- Adding GIS layers from services or a file
- Working with the Google Maps, Bing Maps, and Esri APIs
- Sharing and publishing your work
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Mapping on the Internet
2. Google Maps Mashups Made Easy
3. Esri Maps Mashups Made Easy
4. Advanced Concepts: Application Programming Interfaces
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