GLOS Mapping Workshop

Geographic Information and Analysis Laboratory
Department of Geography
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
April 8, 2009

David Hart, Wisconsin Sea Grant
Cindy Hagley, Minnesota Sea Grant
A.J. Wortley, Wisconsin State Cartographer's Office
Helen Domske, New York Sea Grant

Welcome to our workshop on data-driven decision-making and mapping mashups for the Great Lakes!


Agenda
    Day Session (begins at 9:00 am)
  • Registration and Refreshments, Pre-Workshop Survey (30 min)
  • Introduction: What is GLOS? What is a mashup? [presentation] (15 min)
  • Discussion: Planning a Great Lakes Boating Trip (15 min)
  • Activity: Using Google Earth to Plan a Lake Erie Boating Trip [guide] [KML file] [screencast from Nov. 2007] (45 min)
  • Break (15 min)
  • Data-Driven Decision Making for the Great Lakes [presentation] (45 min)
  • Discussion: Assessing Needs for Great Lakes Decision Support Tools (15 min)
  • Lunch (60 min)
  • Mapping Mashup Tools [presentation] (15 min)
  • Hands-on activity: Data Creation using Scribble Maps [guide] (60 min)
  • Break (15 min)
  • Exploration: Accessing Great Lakes Map Data [handout] (15 min)
  • Discussion: GLOS Use Cases and Data Requirements [handout] (15 min)
  • Hands-on activity: Building a Mapping Mashup (60 min)
  • Discussion and Evaluation (15 min)
  • End (4:00 pm)
    Teacher Session (begins at 4:30 pm)
  • Introductions and Expectations (10 min)
  • Lessons, Activities, and Tools for Great Lakes Education [NetVibes] (15 min)
  • Exploration: Paddle-to-the-Sea Google Earth application [KML file] (15 min)
  • Hands-on activity: Data Creation using Scribble Maps [guide] (60 min)
  • Discussion and Evaluation (10 min)
  • End (6:20 pm)
Handouts

Social Networking for Great Lakes Maps and Data Web Resources
URL: http://www.greatlakesmashups.net/buffaloworkshop/index.html