Join Jason VanHorn for an in-depth discussion in this video Finding coordinate information, part of GIS on the Web.
…I know you're into mapping because you're watching this video.…But perhaps you're not as familiar with the concepts of map coordinates and…especially map projections and ellipsoid models of Earth.…If not, you should definitely brush up on that by watching the understanding…projections section videos in my lynda.com course, Real World GIS.…For now, let's review how we get coordinate information from…a place like Google Maps for any location on Earth.…Latitude and Longitude are the basics of location information and for…in the foundation of all map mash-ups.…
Here we are in the Google Maps environment.…Now let's navigate to the nice coastal town in Ethiopia of Baha Dar which…is on the southern banks of lake Tana which is the source of the blue nile.…Here we are at Baha Dar, now when we right click anywhere on this map and…we choose what's here.…Notice in the upper left, we have the location reported to us.…But more importantly, we have the latitude and the longitude shown.…The latitudes and longitudes used in Google Maps, Bing Maps and…
- 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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