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101 GOOGLE AND OPENSTREET MAPPING

2012 CALIFORNIA NONPROFIT TECHNOLOGY FESTIVAL

Starbucks
PolicyLink
Environics
Opportunity Agenda
Urban Strategies Council
Healthy City

example of using google earth screenshots to show environmental inequality through tree coverage: http://persquaremile.com/2012/05/24/income-inequality-seen-from-space/

GOOGLE MAPS

http://www.youtube.com/user/GoogleMapsHelp?

GOOGLE EARTH

cool things you can do

Examples

  • Tour of toxic mines in Arizona example:
  • Tour of yosemite sites as they change over time:
  • San Joaquin Valley Cumulative Health Impacts Project: http://sjvchip.org

Teaching activities

GOOG EARTH PRO FOR NONPROFITS

http://www.google.com/earth/outreach/grants/software/earthpro.html

OpenStreet Map

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Beginners'_guide

WORDPRESS + Maps

http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/tags/google-maps

1. Leaflet Maps Marker (Google Maps, OpenStreetMap, Bing Maps)

how to http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/leaflet-maps-marker/installation/

Healthy City www.healthyCity.org

Environic http://www.environicfoundation.org/

Opportunity Agenda EXAMPLES OF MOBILE MAPPING TOOLS http://www.ushahidi.com/ http://www.healthycity.org/c/myhcv2/sc/wikimap_promo

TOOLS FOR COMMUNITY ENGAGED MAPPING/GATHERING LOCAL DATA http://www.healthycity.org/toolbox http://ctb.ku.edu/en/default.aspx http://golocaldata.com/

Looking to learn:

Different mapping options available - pretty - decrease background clutter and add information Some suggestions - http://maps.stamen.com/#toner/12/37.7706/-122.3782 http://mapbox.com/

Demographic with services and vice versa - poverty and linguistic isolation - interpretation of the map - reading the map, audience understand what and how they see

Map - can pick places and click and have more content - stories - popcorn / map - HTML 5 - information surrounding map - places that I’ve identified - click here and we can give information

Interested in beginning maps - using to gather demographic data and present visually - for the public - environmental justice org - helping group of people create cummulative impact tool, uses mapping, understand how to gather and present data

Mobile phone to create

No knowledge of mapping - want to see about that

Mapping allows audience to engage - image - you are drawn to it, use to get places and shows communities, transportation, mapping as art medium - GIS, images speak thousands of words and a map is much more. For nonprofits, message to audience, can show who you want your message to be targeted to using maps - create information about location

Maps benefit their outreach like Starbucks - maximize profits; NPOs using mapping to help identify issues is PolicyLink - tools online. Crimes and students that can’t graduate from highschool.

Now Google is training on use of their maps for NPOs dealing with environmental issues.

Anything that has ZIP, City, state, country; photos on smart phones - if its on the earth - you can map it? Why would you want to do that, what tool

Notes (MD): Google Earth requires logo of Google Fusion tables google earth/map to facebook