GPS and GIS

Reports and presentations on geospatial issues.

Google Earth Files

Google Earth files from various projects that Chris has worked on.

Presentation covering the Cambodian location referencing study.

Prepared for the World Bank's EAP Innovation Fund, this report describes how Goolge Earth can be used for project preparation and supervision. It covers (i) data collection options, and (ii) the Google Earth application. With regard to data collection, it covers a range of technologies from PDAs through to GPS cameras. Since this report was written Google Picassa software has been released which is the easiest way to create a Google Earth file from georeferenced digital photos.

Presentation discussing GPS data collection and using it in Google Earth

Presentation giving an overview of Google Earth.

Presentation introducing how one can use GIS in the World Bank’s project preparation and implementation activities. Useful for other types of projects as well.

Presentation introducing tools available for collecting GPS data.

Report on how to create a spatial network, from collecting basic data through manipulating it in a GIS.

Presentation on the New Zealand location referencing management system project which addressed road referencing and implemented exor Highways. 1/4.
Presentation on the New Zealand location referencing management system project which addressed road referencing and implemented exor Highways. 2/4.
Presentation on the New Zealand location referencing management system project which addressed road referencing and implemented exor Highways. 3/4.
Presentation on the New Zealand location referencing management system project which addressed road referencing and implemented exor Highways. 4/4.

Issues and strategy for using spatial measurements on NZ State Highways

Paper describing the various experiences with kinematic GPS surveys. Shares issues encountered in different countries.
Presentation covering issues associated with created a spatial centerline for New Zealand’s state highways.
Presentation describing location referencing of roads.
Presentation describing principles of location referencing, with special reference to New Zealand and the issues which needed to be improved.