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1 Introduction to Neogeography (Citizen Mapping) & Online Mapping (Google Earth, ArcExplorer)

2 You don’t need to be a professional cartographer to create a map You don’t need to be a programmer to create a mapping application Neogeography : Essentially, Neogeography is about people using and creating their own maps, on their own terms and by combining elements of an existing toolset. Andrew Turner, Web 2.0 and the Neogeographer

3 Citizen Mapping Projects  Urban Forest Map : / /  Open Street Map : openstreetmap.org

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9 OpenStreetMap vs Google Maps

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12 You try it  openstreetmap.org

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17 With Google Maps you can create personalized, annotated, customized maps. Your maps can contain: - Placemarks - Lines - Shapes Once you have created a map, you can:  Add descriptive text, including rich text and HTML  Embed photos and videos in your map  Share your maps with others  Import KML or GeoRSS to your map  Open your map in Google Earth

18 Interactive Mapping Websites  Basic Mapping Program  Access to information  Visual display of resources  Customizability  User added?

19 Interactive Mapping Websites Tennessee's Enterprise GIS Portal

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24 City of New York Interactive Map

25  A mapping service allows you to create maps on their server, on the internet. You don’t need any special programs downloaded because you are creating a map on a server that provides you with the ability to interact with their software and data.  These types of sites vary with features – with some allowing you only basic input, whereas others support customizable legends, titles, and selective datasets. Internet Mapping

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