T10-GeographicInformationSystems

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Introduction to Geographic Information Systems by Mike Zielinski
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Definition of GIS Stores geographic locations and attributes about the location. Able to add information Edit information Examples terrain information, disease information, tree information
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Examples of GIS Google Earth Google Maps CGIS – First Computerized GIS ArcGIS-Current commercial GIS Wikimapia
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History of GIS First were cave paintings showing where animals where located First known analytic use was cholera outbreak in London in 1854 when Dr. John Snow used a map to figure out how to stop the outbreak
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Demos Google Maps Wikimapia
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Google code Need key and a domain to embed in web site Uses Javascript
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Sample Code <script src="http://maps.google.com/maps? file=api&amp;v=2.x&amp;key=key" type="text/javascript"></script> <script type="text/javascript"> var map = null; var geocoder = null; function initialize() { if (GBrowserIsCompatible()) { map = new GMap2(document.getElementById("map_canvas")); map.setCenter(new GLatLng(37.4419, -122.1419), 13); } } </script>
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More Code <body onload="initialize()" onunload="GUnload()">
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2011 for the course EEL 6788 taught by Professor Boloni,l during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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