Join Jason VanHorn for an in-depth discussion in this video Making lines and polygons in Google Earth, part of GIS on the Web.
…Here, I've opened up Google Earth.…Since our focus has been Grand Rapids gas stations,…let's zoom to Grand Rapids, Michigan.…To do that, let's use the search tool.…Here I'll type Grand Rapids.…There we go.…And now let's zoom further in to the downtown area,…just using the navigation plus button.…There we go.…For this example, let's say we're building a data set of interesting places to…visit in the city, and we want to include the gas stations data that we've…already created in fusion tables.…In 2014, Grand Rapids was voted the top destination city by LonelyPlanet.com, and…near to Lake Michigan and a leader in medical research.…
This city is also a hotspot for…microbreweries and has a vibrant art scene.…Now each September for about three weeks the city hosts about 2,000 art entries…which bathe the area in art as it's installed throughout the city, and…Art Prize gives away over $300,000 in prize money for excellent art.…You can check out more on this at artprize.org.…So let's use the theme of art to build some lines and polygons.…
- 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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