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2009 Nov ILRI Nairobi

1 hour training

http://sites.google.com/site/fusiontablestalks

Google Fusion Tables is all about Data Integration, Collaboration, and Visualization. 

Because it helps handle attribute data, it's a nice complement to geo tools

What I'm going to cover today: 
  • - 1 -
  • Importing files to Fusion Tables
  • - 2 -
  • Public data
  • Combining data
  • Attribution
  • Access control/Sharing
  • Commenting/Annotation on data
  • Image support
  • - 3 -
  • Intensity Maps
  • Embedding
  • Timeline, Motion Chart
  • - 4 -
  • Filter, Aggregate, other charts
  • Customize map bubbles
  • Export to KML 
  • - 5 -
  • Tip: Excel's =CONCATENATE and double-click
  • API exists!
  • KML import coming

0) Intro
  • http://tables.googlelabs.com/public/tour/tour1.html
  • http://www.circleofblue.org/waternews/2009/world/google-brings-water-data-to-life/
1) Screenshot of Import screen

2) DEMO: merge African Heads of State and Country Flags data files

3) DEMO: Examples:
  • Freshwater intensity map
  • Baby Names timeline
  • Motion Chart  (filter: Year >= 1995)
4) DEMO and hands-on: Fusion Mapper with Astraptes fulgerator complex5.csv data

5) show API doc

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