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Mapping with Data.wa.gov (and others)

For a recent meeting I put together a step-by-step stroll through the mapping and sharing features of data.wa.gov.

We start with this map as a starting point:

https://data.wa.gov/Economics/Broadband-Community-Anchor-Institutions/5zkj-79xx

 

From there we drill down into the source dataset:

https://data.wa.gov/Economics/Broadband-Community-Anchor-Institution-Listings/qgtz-buis

 

Next I figured we switch to this dataset, which does not yet have a map:

https://data.wa.gov/Education/Head-Start-Sites/q2jk-dthc

 

… I’ll build a map on a demo account and share it back to the DEL account.

Since the demo account does not have full publishing permissions, I’ll log in as admin and show how a map can be shared, transferred etc.

 

Lastly, if time allows I’ll show this uploaded shapefile for comparison:

https://data.wa.gov/Economics/WA-NBM-Blocks-SHP-Jun-2014/rh62-9tut

… which I imported from this custom mapping website

http://www.broadbandmap.gov/data-download

 

 

 

Alternatively, we can look at comparing the mapping tools from a variety of companies

 

For this approach I’d work with this map in the Socrata platform

https://data.wa.gov/Education/Map-of-Schools-Participating-in-WA-Statewide-Algeb/k8ca-kb6v

 

… derived from this dataset:

https://data.wa.gov/Education/Schools-Participating-in-Statewide-Algebra-Challen/bbfi-8qfv

 

… which is one of a selection of datasets that are ported into the ESRI environment through middleware

http://geo.wa.gov/datasets/92642e7b3eab4b36abd911b763e3dc86_0

 

… where it looks like this:

http://www.arcgis.com/home/webmap/viewer.html?url=http%3A%2F%2Fkoop.dc.esri.com%2Fsocrata%2Fwastate%2Fbbfi-8qfv%2FFeatureServer%2F0&panel=gallery&suggestField=true

 

It can also be exported as OData into Tableau Public, where it looks like this:

https://public.tableau.com/views/AlgebraChallenge/Sheet3?:embed=y&:display_count=yes