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California Coastal Atlas
CaliforniaCoastalAtlas.net

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  • University of California, San Diego; Scripps Institute of Oceanography; San Diego Supercomputer Center (SIO), more, partner

Abstract:
Atlas Purpose

  • Develop information resources for coastal management

Distinguishing features

  • Use editorial teams to control the content and quality of the data while organizing around a familiar formet yet accommodating new technology opportunities in information structure and dissemination

Target Audience

  • General Public
  • Coastal/Environmental Managers
  • Tourists
  • Researchers/Scientists
  • Government/Public Bodies
  • Consultancies
  • Decision Makers
  • Students
  • NGOs
  • Commercial/Industry

Atlas design and usability

  • Focus:

    • Textual content
    • Map content

  • Documentation:

    • Thematic text
    • Metadata : Database/Flat Files, Single/Multiple format(s)
    • Help pages
    • Tutoral

  • Design
  • Clear navigation and instruction
  • Involved user feedback
  • Access text from map/map from text
  • Single/Multiple point(s) of access to data/map


Functionality/tools available

  • Level:

    • Basic
    • Moderate
    • Advanced

  • Mapping Tools:

    • Zoom, recentre and full extent
    • Identify features
    • Layer list control
    • View by theme
    • Print/Export maps
    • Query attributes
    • Measure line and areas
    • Download geospatial data


Data/cartographic information included

  • Geographic Area: California
  • Number of Datasets: Developing
  • Topics:

    • Physical Environment
    • Imagery
    • Management
    • Conservation
    • Infrastructure
    • Culture and Heritage
    • Fisheries, Aquaculture & Agriculture
    • Coastal Habitats
    • Biology
    • Human Impact
    • Environmental Monitoring
    • Industry
    • Natural Resources
    • Tourism and Recreation


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