Easy Access to Waterway Information

flseagrant.org

Accessing Martin County Coastal Geodatabase ... - Florida Sea Grant

Online GIS Applications for

Easy Access to Waterway

Information

Alexandra Carvalho, Ph.D., GISP

CMar Consulting, LLC

Jacksonville, Florida

Kathy Fitzpatrick P.E.

Martin County Engineering Department

Stuart, Florida


Outline

• Martin County Coastal Geodatabase Project

overview, goals & current status

• Project Management

• Data exchange, sharing, and consolidation

Accessing Data via the Web

• Considerations


Martin County

Ocean Breeze Park

Stuart

Seawall’s point

Atlantic

Ocean

Jupiter Island


Martin County Coastal Data

County coastal programs produce significant

amounts of data annually due to the large data

collection and reporting efforts required by state

and federal permitting agencies

Coastal Geodatabase


Martin County Coastal

Geodatabase Project Goals

• Data consolidation and easy access to the data

– Track and manage permit and grant requirements and compliance

– Support the planning and management of the County’s coastal

programs

Information sharing & community outreach

– Scientific and engineering communities

– Federal and State agencies

– public and stakeholders


Martin County Coastal Geodatabase

Current Status

• Artificial reefs

• Coastal monitoring and beach restoration

Waterways management and smaller dredge projects

• St. Lucie Inlet

SDE

Data stored in the coastal geodatabase spans almost 15 years


Project Data Workflow


Data Collection

Contractors

Permitting & Grant

Agencies

QA/QC

SDE

Community Outreach

Field & Project Data Collection

Data Transfer/Exchange (Email, FTP)

Data Consolidation

Data Sharing via Online GIS


What is preventing the

vision to become reality?

• Funding

• Data sharing between project participants

• Technology


Manatee Pocket Dredging

and Muck Removal

Project


Data Sources: Martin County, FGDL, NOAA, FWC

ArcGIS Desktop Software


Spatial Information Sharing

Contractors

Permitting/Grant

Agencies

Secure Online GIS

Project Group

QA/QC

Web Data Sharing

Web Service (historical and current data)

Data Consolidation

SDE

Community

Outreach


Data Sources: Martin County, FGDL, NOAA, FWC


Data Sources: Martin County, FGDL, NOAA, FWC

Google Earth


Why add spatial data sharing to

project management

• Requires additional staff and time

• Data access and visualization for project team

during the entire project

• Possibility to comment on a group level on any

issue that may rise a flag

• Mobile Access if using ESRI

• Funding


Role of the Coastal Geodatabase

• Project data consolidation

Access to historical and current data

• QA/Qc Data

• Available for detailed technical studies

• Data Sharing via web services


Easy Assess to Data ?

Easy to update web data sharing

• Mobile Access (ESRI via Android,

Windows 7, IPad – Downloading Apps)

• Web Viewer (Api)


Examples

• Keep it simple

• Focus on a specific issue or need

• Need more detail ?

X

Web


Data Sources: Martin County, FGDL, NOAA, FRMI, USGS, FWC


2012 St. Lucie Inlet Dredging


Data sharing and use comparison

Requires

GIS Skills

Reads Web

Services

Group

Sharing

View in

Mobile

Data

Collection

Arc GIS Online

Google Earth

Google My Map

Arc GIS Desktop &

Server, Mobile

c

c

Free / Cost

Cost

Easy

Medium


Thank You

Alexandra Carvalho, Ph.D., GISP

CMar Consulting, LLC

info@cmarconsulting.com

Kathy Fitzpatrick P.E.

Martin County Engineering Department

Stuart, Florida

More magazines by this user
Similar magazines