Join Jason VanHorn for an in-depth discussion in this video Examples of map mashups, part of GIS on the Web.
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…Map mashup examples are easy to find, and…continue to grow in number and sophistication.…Let's look at a few together.…I want you to pay attention to design and…appeal, ease of use in an analysis capacity.…First, let's look at the environmental change hotspot mashup,…available from the United Nations.…Notice first that the map interface is a Google Maps interface and…you can see the normal navigation tools available for all Google Maps.…
When we click on anyone of the hot spots or…the symbols, notice we have a pop up window that has two tabs.…In this case, the hot spot image tab shows a before, and an after, image.…If we click on the story tab, then we get some sort of…context about the environmental change, in that part of the world.…This Google mash up also features a text table at the bottom.…That allows users, to search for…a place they might not know in a geographical sense.…For example, notice here, we have all these hot spot names,…countries, major themes, and some ratings and views.…
If, let's say, for example, you don't know where, the Aral Sea is.…
- 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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