Making MAGIC with Your Data: Interactive Maps, Mash-ups, and Data Visualization Tools

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Presented at the University of Connecticut Winter Teaching Institute 2012 by Michael Howser

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  • 1. MakingMAGICwithYourData:InteractiveMaps,MapMashups,and DataVisualizationTools MichaelHowser ConnecticutStateDataCenterCoordinator& UndergraduateEducation&GISLibrarian Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 2. Whatisthe ConnecticutStateDataCenter? ConnecticutsCensusBureau Liaison PartoftheNationalData CenterNetwork Assistspublicwithaccessing CensusData Providescustomdata resourcesforConnecticut FundedbyOfficeofPolicyand Management ctsdc.uconn.edu Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 3. WhatisMAGIC? UniversityofConnecticut LibrariesMapandGeographic InformationCenter MAGIC Over220,000printmaps HistoricalAerialPhotography forConnecticut Providesdigitizedmapsand aerialphotographyinfull qualityTIFFformatfor download FREE! magic.lib.uconn.edu Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 4. DataVisualization MultipleApproaches Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 5. WhyVisualizeData? Spreadsheetsaregreatbutitsdifficultto understandwithlargedatasets ExamineConceptsfrommultipleperspective Spatial Temporal Integratedatafrommultiplesources Ex.Faultlines,earthquakes,andpopulationdata Interac veexpensiveordicult Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 6. VisualizingComplexDataWhatdothefollowingitemshaveincommon? June1 Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 7. Doesthishelp?Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 8. WhyVisualizeDataasMaps? Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 9. Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 10. ViewPopulationChangeovertime 2010.census.gov/2010census/data/ Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 11. Transformthis.. 2000 2010Total Population 281,421,906 308,745,538(+9.7%)White 211,460,626 223,553,265(+5.7%)Black orAfricanAmerican 34,658,190 38,929,319(12.3%)AmericanIndian&Alaska Native 2,475,956 2,932,248(18.4%)Asian 10,242,998 14,674,252(43.3%)NativeHawaiianandOtherPacificIslander 398,835 540,013(35.4%)SomeOtherRace 15,359,073 19,107,368(24.4%)Hispanicor Latino 35,305,818 50,477,594(43%) Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 12. ExploringNationalData NewYorkTimes2010CensusMap projects.nytimes.com/census/2010/map Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 13. VisualizingtheACS5YearData projects.nytimes.com/census/2010/explorer Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 14. VisualizingDatausingGoogleMaps Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 15. Makingyourownmaps! MyMaps Placemarks (points) Lines Shape(polygons) embedphotos &videos ImportKMLs Share Collaborate Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 16. VisualizingDatausingGoogleEarth Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 17. WhatisGoogleEarth? Traveltheworld Satelliteimagery Maps Terrain 3Dbuildings Createtours Embedpicturesandvideos Accesstodiversegeographicdata Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 18. ExplorethepastConnecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 19. Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 20. VisualizingDatausingGoogleFusionTables Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 21. WhatisGoogleFusionTables? Webbasedinterfaceforuploading,managing, andvisualizinglargedatasets BuildsuponGoogleDocsandGoogleMaps IncludesAPItodevelopcustominterfaces Enablessharingoflargedatasets Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 22. Connecticut State Data Center &Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 23. GoogleFusionExample:PovertybySchoolDistrict Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 24. VisualizingDatausingArcGIS.com Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 25. WhatisArcGIS.com? Webbasedmap creationinterface Enablescollaborative mapcreation Userscancontribute datatosharevia ArcGIS.com Free! Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 26. AddingDatatoArcGIS.com Dataformatssupported include: Spreadsheets(.csv,.txt) Shapefiles(.zip) WGS84 projection GPSfiles(GPX) Datacanbeimportedfrom thefollowing: ArcGISServerWebService OGCWebService(WMS) KMLfile(GoogleEarth) Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAGIC
  • 27. ArcGISExamplefromGalleryArcGIS.com Connecticut State Data Center & Map and Geographic Information Center - MAG