Open Cities: Jamaica

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This course is broken down into five (5) modules namely: 1. Introduction to Geospatial Concepts: Data, Technology and Mapping; 2. Interactive Community Mapping – Tools and Techniques; 3. Module 3: Remote Mapping in OpenStreetMap; 4. Visualizing Geospatial Data (optional); 5. Supporting Decision-Making with OSM Applications

This course enables students to understand the value of open geospatial data, and prepares them to participate in the Open Cities Mapping project in Jamaica

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Understand what is geospatial data from a use case and technical view
  2. Understand Mapping concepts
  3. Collect Geospatial data using mobile devices
  4. Demonstrate techniques for visualizing Geospatial Data
  5. Apply the learned techniques to Interactive Community Mapping

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