Training Materials

Use the links below to navigate quickly to the training materials for your session.

Contents

  1. 1 Use the links below to navigate quickly to the training materials for your session.
  2. 2 Tuesday Oct 21st
    1. 2.1 Welcoming Remarks
    2. 2.2 Introduction to the Geo for Good User Summit
    3. 2.3 Tools for mapping & visualization (overview & panel)
    4. 2.4 My Maps & My Maps Pro (Basics & Advanced)
    5. 2.5 Google Maps Engine Basics
    6. 2.6 Google Maps Engine Advanced
    7. 2.7 Publishing Your Maps & Data Basics
    8. 2.8 Publishing Your Maps & Data Advanced
    9. 2.9 Geo for Good Lightning Rounds
  3. 3 Wed Oct 22
    1. 3.1 Tools for monitoring & analysis (overview and panel)
    2. 3.2 Google Earth Engine 101: Intro to Remote Sensing and the Earth Engine GUI Workspace
    3. 3.3 Google Earth Engine 201: Intro to the Earth Engine API & Javascript
    4. 3.4 Google Earth Engine 301: Advanced Earth Engine API
    5. 3.5 Google Earth Engine 302: Integration with other tools
    6. 3.6 Mobile Data Collection 101: Open Data Kit and Google Maps Engine
    7. 3.7 Mobile Data Collection 201: Open Data Kit, Aggregate and formhub
    8. 3.8 My First Maps API
    9. 3.9 Google Maps API for Developers
    10. 3.10 Google Earth Basics
    11. 3.11 Google Earth for Advanced Users
    12. 3.12 Geo for Good Lightning Rounds
  4. 4 Thurs Oct 23
    1. 4.1 Keynote: So now Google owns satellites?
    2. 4.2 Tools for updating & adding to base maps (overview & panel)
    3. 4.3 Street View, Photo Spheres & Views
    4. 4.4 Satellite & aerial imagery updates
    5. 4.5 Google Map Maker
    6. 4.6 Collecting your own aerial imagery
    7. 4.7 Geo for Good Lightning Rounds
  5. 5 Fri Oct 24
    1. 5.1 Immersive Storytelling on the Google Cultural Institute
    2. 5.2 Tools for storytelling (overview & panel)
    3. 5.3 Tour Builder & Timelapse Basics
    4. 5.4 Tour Builder & Timelapse Advanced
    5. 5.5 Evolution of a Geospatial Visualization
    6. 5.6 Earth Engine, Python & Webapps: AppEngine, IPython, & Python
    7. 5.7 Closing Remarks
    8. 5.8 Slide deck here

Tuesday Oct 21st

Welcoming Remarks

Introduction to the Geo for Good User Summit

Tools for mapping & visualization (overview & panel)

My Maps & My Maps Pro (Basics & Advanced)

  • Slide deck here
  • To get to My Maps or My Maps Pro: http://google.com/mymaps
  • Sample map you'll be creating
  • Download data for exercise:
    **Left-click on the link, and look for the download button**

    Datasets


  • Extras:
  • Where can you learn more?
  • Take a tutorial here!
  • See the help center here
  • Sign up for My Maps Pro here
  • For Advanced Users: Fill out "distance from datacenter" survey here.

Google Maps Engine Basics

Google Maps Engine Advanced

Publishing Your Maps & Data Basics

Publishing Your Maps & Data Advanced

Geo for Good Lightning Rounds


Wed Oct 22

Tools for monitoring & analysis (overview and panel)

Google Earth Engine 101: Intro to Remote Sensing and the Earth Engine GUI Workspace

Google Earth Engine 201: Intro to the Earth Engine API & Javascript

Google Earth Engine 301: Advanced Earth Engine API

Google Earth Engine 302: Integration with other tools

Mobile Data Collection 101: Open Data Kit and Google Maps Engine

  • Slide deck (link)
  • Add workshop account if you are using your own phone
    • username: geoworkshops@gmail.com
    • pass: il0vemaps   (I LOVE MAPS with the O as a zero in lowercase)
  • Download latest build of ODK Collect (download)
Mobile Data Collection 102: Building Forms

Mobile Data Collection 201: Open Data Kit, Aggregate and formhub

My First Maps API

Google Maps API for Developers

  • Demos only, no slides available

Google Earth Basics

Google Earth for Advanced Users



Thurs Oct 23

Keynote: So now Google owns satellites?

Tools for updating & adding to base maps (overview & panel)

  • Overview Slide Deck
  • Ankur Sharma & Swapnil Acharya, StoryCycle: Story-telling and community mapping effort
  • Matthew Gibson, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities: Preserving & accessing endangered spaces with Street View
  • Michael Norelli, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy: Street View in the Golden Gate National Parks
  • Serge Wich & Lian Pin Koh, Conservation Drones: Using Google Maps Engine to show high-resolution drone-based photo mosaics

Street View, Photo Spheres & Views

Satellite & aerial imagery updates

  • Demos, Discussion, and Q&A only, no slides.
  • Skybox for Good details to be emailed to all participants last week of Oct.  

Google Map Maker

  • Slide deck

Collecting your own aerial imagery

  • Discussion and Q&A only, no slides.

Geo for Good Lightning Rounds


Fri Oct 24

Immersive Storytelling on the Google Cultural Institute

Tools for storytelling (overview & panel)

  • Demos only, no slides

Tour Builder & Timelapse Basics

  • Slide deck
  • Tour Builder
    • tourbuilder.withgoogle.com
    • Sample GME link: (Right click and select Copy Link Address) to paste where you enter a GME link
    • Sample KML file: (Right click and select Copy Link Address) to paste where you enter a KML file URL
      • Advanced users hint: if you want to create a My Map and embed that in a tour, use Chrome and follow these steps:
        • Create a My Map and make it public
        • Export as KML
        • open chrome://downloads/
        • Copy the KML link that downloaded and paste that in the KML URL section of Tour Builder. Your link will look like this:
          https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/0/kml?mid=zlRrQfCOo_IM.kNl7RbehHd14&cid=mp&cv=UWbHXmCcV4s.en.
    • Photo of Split Top Redwood (Right click and select Copy Link Address) to paste in "Add Photo" area
  • Time Lapse
    • http://bit.ly/TourEditor
    • http://timemachine.cmucreatelab.org/wiki/EarthEngineTourEditor

Tour Builder & Timelapse Advanced

Evolution of a Geospatial Visualization

  • Demos only, no slides

Earth Engine, Python & Webapps: AppEngine, IPython, & Python

Closing Remarks


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