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Data and Maps workshop

IT for Change, December 18-20 2013, Bangalore.


  1. Geodata basics and management
  2. What Maps are Made of?
  • Datum, projection, geometry.
  • Map Tiles.
  1. Formats -
  2. CSV
  3. JSON
  4. GPX
  5. KML
  6. Shapefile
  7. GeoJSON
  8. OSM XML
  • Tags
  1. TopoJSON
  2. SVG
  3. Sources
  4. OpenStreetMap
    1. Country wide
    2. Metros
    • Exercise - load Bangalore data into QGIS.
    • Exercise - and query for specific tags.
  5. Natural Earth
  6. GeoNames (Daily data dump and a web service)
  7. Landsat (Landsat data have been used to monitor water quality, glacier recession, sea ice movement, invasive species encroachment, coral reef health, land use change, deforestation rates and population growth.)
  8. Administrative Areas: GADM
  • Exercise - overlay GADM over OSM data in QGIS.
  1. Spatial Queries
  2. Conversion
  3. GDAL/OGR
  • Exercise - Convert GADM data to GeoJSON using QGIS and CLI.
  1. OGRE

  2. Kml2Gpx

  3. OpenStreetMap

  4. Extraction

  5. Overpass API

  6. Overpass Turbo

  7. Osmosis, extraction

  8. Pandas - overview

  9. Visualisation - overview and examples.

  10. QGIS

  • Exercise - taluk boundary, csv, extract, map.
  • Exercise - make a heatmap.
  1. Leaflet.js
  1. D3.js
  1. TileMill
  • Exercise - make a choropleth
  • Exercise - Interaction
  1. General UI/UX guidelines

  2. Reading List

  3. MDN on JavaScript

  4. Git for Grownups