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PDF Maps for Smart Phones and Tablets. Chris Ferner February 2, 2014. Objectives. Introduction to document Select and load relevant applications Find and load incident maps Create data in the field Share data with others. Document. Documentation is on web

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Pdf maps for smart phones and tablets

PDF Maps for Smart Phones and Tablets

Chris Ferner

February 2, 2014


Objectives
Objectives

  • Introduction to document

  • Select and load relevant applications

  • Find and load incident maps

  • Create data in the field

  • Share data with others


Document
Document

  • Documentation is on web

  • www.nps.gov/fire/wildland-fire-professional-tools/fire-gis-webinars.cfm


Applications
Applications

  • QR readers

  • Mapping application

    • Avenza’s PDF Maps


Hardware
Hardware

  • Android and iOS

  • Location Settings: Turn on GPS or location settings for both the camera and application

  • Cellular data vswifi only capable devices


Installation
Installation

  • iOS – Search for Avenza PDF Maps and install

  • Android – Search in Google Play

    KNOWN ISSUES FOR ANDROID DEVICES:

  • Device must have Android 4.0 or higher

  • Device must have 1 GB RAM or higher

  • Use GeoTIFF when having problems with PDF documents


Finding maps
Finding Maps

  • Avenza map store for download of free and paid maps. Maps load directly into the application map list.

  • Download from email or Dropbox

  • Google Sites: used by many incidents


Finding maps cont
Finding Maps cont.

  • USGS Store

  • NPS Park Maps

  • iTunes data transfer (iOS)

  • File explorer

  • Use QR code to download specific products.



Button overview
Button Overview

  • Toolbar at bottom of map

  • Centers map on current location

  • Create placemark

  • Coordinate display

  • Map Features

  • Tools:


Create data
Create Data

  • Add placemark– places in center of map.

  • As you move and continue to add placemarks, you can see the path traveled


Create data cont
Create Data cont.

  • Move placemarks by clicking and dragging

  • Add attributes


Plot photos
Plot Photos

  • In the Tools menu select - Plot photos to make placemarks at each photo location


Measuring
Measuring

  • Measure lines or area

    Select unit

    Click plus to add

    vertices

    Save will add the feature

    to the lines folder

    Done will remove

    the feature



Situation unit
Situation Unit

  • The earlier the SIT Unit gets the data the greater the chance the data gets on the map.


Wrap up
Wrap-Up

  • Use document as reference

  • Select and load relevant applications

  • Find and load incident maps

  • Create data in the field

  • Share data with others

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