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Landmap Kaia Screencast Series

The Landmap Kaia Screencast Series aims to improve the usability of Landmap Kaia. This will be achieved through providing short step by step tutorials in how to use Landmap Kaia so that users can search, view and download spatial data.

Landmap Kaia Screencast Series Structure

  • Screencast 1 - Registering for Landmap and Logging into Landmap Kaia
  • Screencast 2 - Changing basemaps, zooming and adjusting the transparency between layers
  • Screencast 3 - Using the Gazateer Tool to Locate Areas of Interest within Landmap Kaia
  • Screencast 4 - Searching for Spatial data using the Search Tools in Landmap Kaia
  • Screencast 5 - Viewing and Explaining Metadata in Landmap Kaia
  • Screencast 6 - Download Options and Downloading Original Files in Landmap Kaia
  • Screencast 7 - Downloading data using the Clip-Zip-Ship Download Method in Landmap Kaia

Landmap Kaia Screencast Tutorials

Please note you can change the viewing settings for the screencast from the video menu bar; 720 HD is recommended for best viewing quality.

Landmap Kaia Screencast 1: Registering for Landmap and Logging into Landmap Kaia

The first Landmap Kaia Screencast in this series, aimed at improving the usability of Landmap Kaia, explains the process of registering for Landmap and how to login to Landmap Kaia.

Landmap Kaia Screencast 1: Registering for Landmap and Logging into Landmap Kaia.

Landmap Kaia Screencast 2: Changing basemaps, zooming and adjusting the transparency between layers

The second Landmap Kaia Screencast in this series explains: how to change the base map; view additional web mapping services; how to zoom in/out of map layers; and how to adjust map layers transparency to gain additional information about an area of interest.

Landmap Kaia Screencast 2: Changing basemaps, zooming and adjusting the transparency between layers.

Landmap Kaia Screencast 3: Using the Gazateer Tool to Locate Areas of Interest in Landmap Kaia

The third Landmap Kaia Screencast in this series explains how users can search and locate specific area of interest using the Gazateer tool in Landmap Kaia. Locating specific areas of interest using Gazateer tool is a recommended step before searching for the required spatial data using the browse or search tab in Landmap Kaia. This screencast links into the fourth screencast in this series which goes onto describe how to search for spatial data using the search tools in Landmap Kaia.

Landmap Kaia Screencast 3: Using the Gazateer tool to locate areas of interest in Landmap Kaia

Landmap Kaia Screencast 4: Searching for Spatial Data using the Search Tools in Landmap Kaia

The fourth Landmap Kaia Screencast in this series explains how a user can search for spatial data using the search tools in Landmap Kaia. The process continues from where the third screencast left off, at the point where the user has located an area of interest. The described process of searching for spatial data in Landmap Kaia goes through simple ways of: Selecting an area of interest using the geometry tools; searching all data available within the selected area of interest geometry; Searching for specific data using optimal key words and time parameters within the selected area of interest geometry; and how to view the data within the map window for further study. The optimal Key Search Parameter table is also shown below the video for future reference when using Landmap Kaia.

Landmap Kaia Screencast 4: Searching for spatial data using the search tools in Landmap Kaia

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Optimal Key Search Parameters Table - Optimal key words to be used to aid in the search for spatial data in Landmap Kaia.

Landmap Kaia Screencast 5: Viewing and Explaining Metadata in Landmap Kaia

The fifth Landmap Kaia Screencast in this series explains how a user can view Metadata in Landmap Kaia and explains what the Metadata shows and why it is important.

Landmap Kaia Screencast 5: Viewing and Explaining Metadata in Landmap Kaia

Landmap Kaia Screencast 6: Download Options and Downloading Original Files in Landmap Kaia

The sixth Landmap Kaia Screencast in this series describes the different download options available to users in Landmap Kaia and will explain how a user can download data using the Download Original File download method in Landmap Kaia.

Landmap Kaia Screencast 6: Download Options and Downloading Original Files in Landmap Kaia

Landmap Kaia Screencast 7: Downloading data using the Clip-Zip-Ship Download Method in Landmap Kaia

The seventh Landmap Kaia Screencast in this series explains how a user can download data using the Clip-Zip-Ship download method in Landmap Kaia

Landmap Kaia Screencast 7: Downloading data using the Clip-Zip-Ship Download Method in Landmap Kaia