Table of Contents

  1. Biodiversity GIS (BGIS) Online Maps
    1. Introduction to Internet Maps
    2. GIS Concept # 1: Features have attributes associated with them.
    3. GIS Concept # 2: Information is separated into layers.
  2. Getting Familiar with the BGIS Online Maps
    1. Opening the online maps
    2. Layout of the BGIS online map browser
    3. Function Tab Bar
    4. Toolbox
    5. Expanded toolbox
    6. Choosing a map
  3. Navigating Around the Maps
    1. Turning Layers On and Off and Making a Layer Active
    2. Accessing Metadata for Map Layers
    3. Using Find Location
    4. Identifying Features' Attributes for an Active Layer
    5. Display or Remove a Index Map
    6. Using Bookmarks
    7. Printing a Map
    8. Email a map image
    9. Drill Down
    10. Identify Radius
    11. XY location
  4. Using Intermediate Features of the BGIS Map Viewer
    1. The Expanded Toolbox
    2. Selecting Features Spatially
    3. Clear Selections
    4. Select by buffer
    5. Select using Query Builder
    6. Select by Layer
    7. Select by Attribute
    8. Select by Point
    9. Selection by Box
    10. Select by Polygon
  5. Using Advanced Features of the BGIS Online Maps
    1. Exercise using advanced features
    2. Measuring Distances
    3. Measure Area
    4. Upload Shape files
    5. Extract to Excel
    6. Extract GML
    7. Upload GPS waypoints
    8. The Markup Tools
    9. Working with Projects
    10. Save Session
    11. Save Markups to Shape File
    12. Extract Layer
    13. Downloading a layer
    14. Select by Buffer
  6. Summary of built in functionality of the BGIS Web Map Service
    1. Glossary of Terms
      1. A to B
      2. C to D
      3. E to F
      4. G to H
      5. I to J
      6. K to M
      7. N to O
      8. P to Q
      9. R to S
      10. T to V
      11. W to Z