Training Materials

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Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Introduction to Indigenous Mapping With Google - 9am

  • For the session:
    • View and download slide deck here
  • To review later:
    • Rebecca Moore's story
    • Google Earth Outreach website
    • Surui Cultural Map
    • Ngarluma Ngurra Cultural Map
      • More information here
      • Read the publication here
      • Download and view the map in Google Earth here
    • Surui Forest Carbon Project
      • Watch the video here
    • Cherokee Journey
      • View the website here
      • Watch the video here
    • Kanza Language and Landscape: The Kansas River
      • Explore the Tour Builder tour here
    • Find an overview of mapping tools here
    • Find resources for Google Geo API developers here

Tools for traditional land use & occupancy mapping - 10:15am

  • For the session:
    • View and download the slide deck here
  • To review later:

Tools for environmental monitoring - an overview - 1pm

Tools for inter-generational knowledge and education - 3pm

  • For the session:
    • View and download the slide deck here
    • Go to Tour Builder here
  • To review later:
    • Take a tutorial on Tour Builder here

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Tools for improving & adding to Google’s base maps - 9am

Deep Dive Session #1 - 10:30am

Traditional land use & occupancy mapping: Making and sharing your maps

  • For the session:
    • View and download the slide deck here
    • Download the ua_surui_map_before.kmz file here
    • Custom icons:
      • Village custom icon URL: https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-RiiYlPdWEDU/T5XGJ3DoIII/AAAAAAAAAEs/gOcI7ULF8eU/w128/aldeia_atual.png
      • First contact custom icon URL: https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-l2P6EkHYXlU/T5XGK2N1YYI/AAAAAAAAAE8/tqPaYpWAxrA/w128/contato.png
      • Açai custom icon URL: https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-PJnBe5-ZuEU/T5XGJ5nLtVI/AAAAAAAAAEk/lRbvDwXSMpU/w128/acai.png
      • Jenipapo custom icon URL: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-a0chMDjKY8Q/T7Qk_sY4ddI/AAAAAAAAB7Y/-dNrGibKEeE/s800/jenipapo.png
      • Jaguar custom icon URL: https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-RGc2PEXixzg/T5XGL9UT2QI/AAAAAAAAAFQ/ghujjDrqtMA/w128/onca_pintada.png
      • Capybara custom icon URL: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-xBKR5Z-xTZk/T5XGKs-ba3I/AAAAAAAAAFM/3UX4XtT40sQ/w128/capivara.png
    • Infowindow images:
      • Village image URL: https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-zTgC4Mmi2wc/Up55Ixy0a_I/AAAAAAAALE0/V9xgBu2GJP4/w360-h241-no/village.jpg
      • First contact image URL: https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-EIx70ZP7tA8/Up55H8Om3kI/AAAAAAAALEk/bmYavEDJCOQ/w400-h293-no/contact.jpg
      • Açai image URL: https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-gJAWL_8i5eM/Up55HxwaUSI/AAAAAAAALEc/zb_4wZc4LH4/w400-h300-no/acai.jpg
      • Jenipapo image URL: https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-z8PlO74Ob1M/Up55I_uxFLI/AAAAAAAALE4/n_xG_5eqyQQ/w400-h266-no/jenipapo.jpg
      • Jaguar image URL: https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-zZMlsEYugmo/Up55ITK5dZI/AAAAAAAALEs/W2EnKWHbxtc/w400-h276-no/jaguar.jpg
      • Capybara image URL: https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-ynHcvga4Jm8/Up55H6KwlPI/AAAAAAAALEY/ws4KtoeEX14/w365-h250-no/capybara.jpg
    • Legends
      • Legend image URL: https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-ePJbvxw0uAE/Up6B1ySKXdI/AAAAAAAALGk/vAb86VdcRno/w300-h472-no/legend.png
      • Legend sample code:
<ScreenOverlay>
<name>Legend: Surui Cultural Map</name>
<Icon> 
<href>https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-ePJbvxw0uAE/Up6B1ySKXdI/AAAAAAAALGk/vAb86VdcRno/w300-h472-no/legend.png</href>
</Icon>
<overlayXY x="0" y="0" xunits="fraction" yunits="fraction"/>
<screenXY x="25" y="25" xunits="pixels" yunits="pixels"/>
<rotationXY x="0.5" y="0.5" xunits="fraction" yunits="fraction"/>
<size x="0" y="0" xunits="pixels" yunits="pixels"/>
</ScreenOverlay>
    • Download the ua_surui_map_after.kmz here
  • To review later:
    • Take a tutorial on adding photos and videos to infowindows here
    • Take a tutorial on adding legends to Google Earth here
    • Take a tutorial on adding views and perspectives in Google Earth here
    • Take a tutorial on touring in Google Earth here

Environmental monitoring: Leading Your Own ODK Project

  • For the session:
  • ODK Build: build.opendatakit.org
    • Create an account
    • Rename the form
    • To save a form, File > Export as XML
    • Upload the form to Google Drive (geoworkshops@gmail.com address)
  • For creating an XLSform 
  • Upload your XML form to Google Drive
  • Enter data in to your new form, and send it when finalized to Google Maps Engine. A location field is required to send to Maps Engine.
  • In Maps Engine, your data will populate a new vector table. Create a styled layer and a Map from your data.
    • If you want an image to appear in a popup balloon, you must:
      • Click on Layer: Edit Layer Style
      • Info windows
      • add <img src> tags around the photo, like this: <img src= {/IMW_survey/photo}>
      • Publish on Exit and exit.
  • View a published Map from Google Maps Engine on the Maps Engine mobile app.
  • To review later:

Inter-generational knowledge & education: Engaging youth using Google Earth

  • For the session:
    • View best practices for Google Earth touring here
  • To review later:
    • Take a tutorial on adding views and perspectives in Google Earth here
    • Take a tutorial on touring in Google Earth here

Deep Dive Session #2 - 1pm

Traditional land use & occupancy mapping: Managing your map data

  • For the session:
    • View and download the slide deck here
    • 1974 Coast Salish historical map: download here
    • Elder Ray Harris's GPS track: download here
    • Aboriginal Lands in BC dataset: download here
    • Oil & Gas Facilities in BC dataset: download here
      • Attributed to BC Oil & Gas Commission (see here)
    • Canadian Federal Government topographic map of the Stz’uminus and Snuneymuxw First Nations’ area. Download here: http://www.mapsdigital.com/Nanaimo92G4.zip
  • To review later:
    • On Google Earth Free:
      • Take a tutorial on adding an image overlay here
      • Take a tutorial on adding a GPS track here
    • On Google Earth Pro:
      •  Take a tutorial on importing GIS data here
    • On Google Maps Engine Platform:
      • Take the tutorials on Google Maps Engine Platform here
      • Apply for a software grant of Google Maps Engine Platform here 

Environmental monitoring: Google Earth Engine

Inter-generational knowledge & education: Map-making with young people

Deep Dive Session #3 - 3pm

Traditional land use & occupancy mapping: Collecting structured data

  • For the session:
    • View and download the slide deck here
    • Download the IMW 2014 csv here
    • Ladysmith activity
      • Download the Ladysmith_area_centroid.kml here
      • Download the Ladysmith_area_names.csv here
  • To review later:
    • Take a tutorial on merging tables with Fusion Tables here
    • Take more tutorials on Fusion Tables here

Advanced Topics Office Hours 
   (was: Environmental monitoring: Global Forest Watch)

  • Christiaan will be available to answer advanced questions on:
    • GIS Data import, visualization, publishing, etc.
    • KML techniques & design
    • Maps API, other APIs
    • Google Earth Engine
    • Google Maps Engine
    • ETC! 

Inter-generational knowledge & education: Storytelling through Street View imagery

  • For the session:
    • View and download the slide deck here
  • To review later:

    Closing Session - 4pm

    • For the session:
      • View and download the slide deck here
    • To review later:
      • Visit the Google Earth Outreach website here
      • Apply for software grants here
      • Find our tutorials here
      • Get training materials here
      • Find the developer marketplace here
      • Sign up for Map Your Indigenous Community Month here


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