ABCD-GIS and ABCD-WWW combined meeting Survey of Web Mapping Projects. January 19 th , 2011. ABCD-GIS and ABCD-WWW combined meeting Survey of Web Mapping Projects. Part 1 of 8: Introduction to GIS Desktop vs. Web mapping Wendy Guan, CGA [email protected] Wendy Guan Jan.19, 2011.
January 19th, 2011
A pan-able and zoom-able map – so that little girl could see places above Argentina and Chile.
A peel-able map – so you can decide what to see and what to hide (turn on and off layers, overlay with semi-transparency, …).
… and more
An intelligent map to answer your questions: Who are my neighbors?How close are these places?What is visible from here? … …(adjacency, surface model)
… and more
1. Smart, interactive, functional Map
3. A well-managed system of information
Ian L. McHarg was the founder of the Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania. His 1969 book Design with Nature pioneered the concept of ecological planning.
Roger Tomlinson developed the Canadian Geographic Information Systems, the first of its kind. He named the field in the early 1960s and has been a leader ever since.
Nicholas Chrisman (Professor, Geomatic Sciences, Université Laval) speaking about the Lab at the CGA launch event in 2006
Image sources: http://msl.jpl.nasa.gov/QuickLooks/landsatQL.html