New Technologies

In September 2011 an intensive course was held in Chablais Geopark, led by EDYTEM and the University of Savoie.

Chablais georoute Chablais georoute The course aims were:

  • To review the digital technologies available for the inventory, exploration, knowledge and valorization of geoheritage.
  • To offer a hands-on workshop allowing participants to manipulate simple digital tools for webmapping, 3D imaging, virtual tours, video editing and basic augmented reality
  • To stimulate debate about the advantages and limits of new technologies in relation to the management and interpretation of geological heritage

Some of the course materials and software links are available here.

Google Earth Virtual Tours

Create a .kmz file from GPS Tracks, photos, videos and commentary to give a virtual tour to a site of interest

Example: Tour to Mount Granier
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GMq-iaDaWUw&feature=player_embedded

Basic Tutorial
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4Ru0xyb-uM

Other Tutorials
http://earth.google.com/intl/en_uk/outreach/tutorials.html

Webmapping with API Géoportail

Create a simple webmap with points of interest and tracks

Example: The Taillefer Geotrail
http://edytem.univ-savoie.fr/membres/cayla/entrevernes/Sentierdutaillefer.html

IGN Géoportail API
https://api.ign.fr/geoportail/index.do

Virtual Tour with Mapwing and Everytrail

Create a virtual tour with photos and text to embed in a webpage

Mapwing example: The Chablais Georoute
http://www.mapwing.com/explore/view_tour.php?t=MdMfiRKQfffMMRff

Mapwing website
http://www.mapwing.com/

Mapwing tutorial
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37Xw03qIkz4

Everytrail example: The Border Trail
http://fr.everytrail.com/fullscreen.php?trip_id=1152698

Everytrail website
http://fr.everytrail.com/

Everytrail tutorial
http://fr.everytrail.com/guides/demo

Lively panoramas with PanoSalado

Create a panorama and embedded it in a webpage

Example: Le Voua Bénit
http://edytem.univ-savoie.fr/membres/cayla/voua/index.html

Download Hugin (Panorama Stitcher)
http://hugin.sourceforge.net/download/

Hugin Tutorial
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOKCWZz0TFU

3D with Photofly

Create a 3D reconstitution and video production

Example: An Erratic block
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C37jhoBJVx8&feature=player_embedded

Example: A 3D Fossil
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ql1gPHXDvyo

Example: An archaeological site
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZeHLEWae35c

Download Photofly
http://labs.autodesk.com/utilities/photo_scene_editor/

Photofly tutorial
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fkkz4X0hgW8

3D with Arc3D and Meshlab

Create a 3D reconstitution with free and open source software

Example
3D pdf of an erratic block

Tutorial 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56wuxAKBhME

Tutorial 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXcHjk3Ax2o&feature=related

Using QR codes Using QR codes Augmented Reality for in field visualization

Create a flyer with QR Code for in situ visualization

Website to generate QR code
http://www.bosqweb.net/fr/QR-code-generator

Dynamic webmapping with Google Maps API

Personalize a web-application using Google Maps (javascript API) and PHP and MySQL for dynamic requests (selections)

Example with multiselection: Swiss inventory of geosites
http://mesoscaphe.unil.ch/geodata/geosites2/

Advanced webmapping (Google Maps and Earth integration)

Create a multi-view application mixing Google Maps and Earth APIs, Google Maps API version 3

Multimap
http://mesoscaphe.unil.ch/geodata/multimap/

The story of the Le Lyau kettles in 3 steps
https://tice.univ-savoie.fr/tice/file.php/30/Vouas_du_Lyau_3steps.jpg

Aerial photo of Les Vouas
https://tice.univ-savoie.fr/tice/mod/resource/view.php?id=195
https://tice.univ-savoie.fr/tice/mod/resource/view.php?id=195

Videospin

Video editing software to download

Videospin
http://www.commentcamarche.net/download/telecharger-34056067-videospin