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Overview of MDL Course: Introduction to Marine GIS with Saga Murray Brown MarineDataLiteracy.org [email protected] Course Summary. Pre-course reading Setup open-source GIS program Saga Area-of-interest maps Data gridding Managing GIS layers (size, placement, etc ) Motion vectors

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Overview of mdl course introduction to marine gis with saga murray brown

Overview of MDL Course: Introduction to Marine GIS with Saga

Murray Brown

MarineDataLiteracy.org

[email protected]


Course summary

Course Summary

  • Pre-course reading

  • Setup open-source GIS program Saga

  • Area-of-interest maps

  • Data gridding

  • Managing GIS layers (size, placement, etc)

  • Motion vectors

  • Global relief data & products


1 pre course reading

1. Pre-Course Reading

Stimulating background materials, for better understanding of practical exercises


2 practical background for gis

2. Practical Background for GIS

Hairy diagrams, made easy!


3 preparation for course exercises

3.  Preparation for Course Exercises

Tight file/folder organization, structured filenames, and project segregation within the personal computer


4 basic map creation

4.  Basic Map Creation

Synthesis from many published sources: vectors, classified grids, polygons, etc.

Focus on Area of Interest (AOI)


5 continued

5, continued

Ancillary objects: Frames, graticules, dummy grids, etc.


5 continued1

5, continued

GEBCO &other relief data: vector and gridded objects


5 continued2

5, continued

Many layers of named geopolitical zones and areas -- especially the VLIZ archives


6 gridding data in saga

6.  Gridding Data in Saga

Typical incorporation of station data into GIS layer, through points


6 continued

6, continued

Experiments with various methods to obtain meaningful data grids

Methods to mask land areas


7 working with grids in saga

7.  Working with Grids in Saga

Grid images for publications, websites, Google, etc.


7 continued

7, continued

“Classified” grids of terrain or habitat data

Special methods for satellite data


8 motion vectors in saga

8.  Motion Vectors in Saga

Wind and current vector displays


9 special options

9.  Special Options

Cutting and resampling to simplify collections


9 continued

9, continued

Digitizing new shapes


9 continued1

9, continued

Setup for Pacific-centered projects


9 continued2

9, continued

Estimating relief contours from grids

Above and below the coastline


Postscript

Postscript

  • This may be your first GIS experience. Expect these skills to become the backbone of your future career, because “everything is going GIS.”

  • You are strongly recommended to keep your PPT file, update or improve it whenever you can, and use it for demonstrations of your skills.


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