Table of Contents

  1. South African Coastal Information Centre (SACIC) web map service (wms)
    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 SACIC Map Viewer
    1. Function Tab Bar
    2. Toolbox
    3. Extended toolbox
  3. Navigating Around Maps
    1. Turning Layers On and Off and Making a Layer Active
    2. Identifying Features' Attributes for an Active Layer
    3. Display or Remove a Index Map
    4. Using Bookmarks
    5. Printing a Map
    6. Email a map image
    7. Drill Down
    8. Identify Radius
  4. Using Intermediate Features of the SACIC Map Viewer
    1. The Expanded Toolkit
    2. Selecting Features Spatially
    3. Select by buffer
    4. Select using Query Builder
    5. Select by Layer
    6. Select by Attribute
    7. Select by Point
    8. Selection by Box
    9. Select by Polygon
    10. Clear Selections
  5. Using Advanced Features of the SACIC Map Viewer
    1. Select by Buffer
    2. Measuring Distances
    3. Measure Area
    4. The Markup Tools
    5. Working with Projects
    6. Save Session
    7. Extract Layer
    8. Extract GML
    9. Extract to Excel
  6. Ready to try a real example? - Example 1
    1. This process may be divided into five main steps. These are:
    2. Step 1: Finding the area of interest
    3. Step 2: Examining whether beach access is allowed in terms of the marine living resources act and additional GIS information
    4. Step 3: Examining any additional GIS information
    5. Step 4: Adding annotations to the map
    6. Step 5: Sending an application for a beach access permit
  7. Ready to try a real example? - Example 2
    1. Summary of built in functionality of the SACIC Web Map Service
      1. SACIC Vehicle Access Metadata
        1. COAST
        2. COAST_200MBUF
        3. HABITAT
        4. ESTUARIES
        5. ESTUARIES_BUFF
        6. BATHING BEACHES
        7. PROTECTED_AREAS
        8. CONSERVATION
        9. CLOSED AREAS
        10. MPA
        11. BIOREGIONS
        12. HIST_OPEN_BEACHES
        13. WILDERNESS
        14. BIRDS (Info from Barry)
        15. BIRD_COAST_LENGTHS (info from Barry)
        16. HIKING_TRAIL
        17. MLRA (Areas available that have been authorised under MLRA)
        18. RUA (Recreational use areas)
        19. UPD (Areas available for use by disabled persons)
        20. UTO (Areas available for use by tour operators)
      2. 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