The main features of the GAP Map are indicated in Figure 1. To be able to upload your own data and set up models you will need to Register or Login (1).
In case you require any help on the site you can always click Help in the top bar which will direct you to the Help page where all parts of the site are explained.
When you click on the Toolbar (3), the different features of the site appear (see inset in Figure 1). The different sections are explained in detail on the following sites: Public Layers, Private Layers (or My layers), Statistical Analysis, Manage Communities, Manage your Account, Print Map.
The box Map Layers (4) will always show you all layers you have currently selected. You can change opacity and view the legend here. Layers (5) provides you an overview of all available layers.
In the lower right corner (6) you find the zoom function as well as the Info Cursor which lets you identify the data of a certain pixel.
You can add a new account with your email address. Make sure to read the 'Legal notice and disclaimer' before you click on Register.
Map Layers Panel
The Map Layers panel lists all layers that have been added to the map previously. By right-clicking on the layers you can rearrange layers, remove layers and zoom to the extent of a certain layer (Figure 2)
|Figure 2: Map Layers panel collapsed (left), Map Layers panel expanded (center) and Tools (right).||File:MapLayers.JPG||File:MapLayersTools.PNG||File:MapLayerTools.PNG|
Here all available GAP Layers (categorized based on geology, climate, soil, etc) are listed as depicted in Figure 3.
Provides functions (tools) for uploading spatial layers (data). Click here to get to the site describing all necessary details.
To remove a layer, select it in the table and click Remove.
Provides tools to share/un-share a layer publicly and/or with an individual user or a community. Click here to get to the site describing all necessary details.
To visualize a layer (add layer to map) either double click on the layer name in the table, or select layer in the table and click Visualize.
Provides functions (tools) for changing the layer symbology. Click here to get to the site describing all necessary details.
Provides tools/functions for developing a statistical model and generate probability maps. Click here to get to the sites describing all necessary details.
The Community window lists all communities of which the user is a member. The layers are categorized by community names. Clicking Create will open a window where you can initiate a new community. Selecting one community and clicking Remove will remove the community. This is only possible if you have administrator rights. You can see the details on user rights by clicking Details and if you have administrator rights change details by clicking Edit. When you click Layers a separate window will open that lists all communities you are part of and the respective layers that are accesible to this community. You can such a layer to the map by double clicking on the layer name.
This site first has to be finished!
This function first has to be finished with openstreetmaps!