Changes between Version 43 and Version 44 of UserGuidelines/GIS


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03/21/11 05:33:04 (11 years ago)
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Michael Howden
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  • UserGuidelines/GIS

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    1515 * A Location (or 'Feature' in GIS terminology) represents a physical location.
    1616 * It can be a point (Lat/Lon), Line or Area/Polygon (WKT)
    17  * This can be referenced from other tables such as:
     17 * This can be referenced from other records such as:
     18  * Sites
    1819  * /pr/person/presence (the current location of a person)
     20
     21=== Location Types ===
     22==== Administrative Locations ====
     23 * Example:
     24  * Countries
     25  * Provinces
     26  * Districts
     27  * Cities
     28  * Towns
     29  * Villages
     30
     31==== Sites ====
     32 * Example:
     33  * Offices
     34  * Warehouses
     35  * Shelters
     36  * Hospitals
     37 * Sites can have:
     38  * Staff assigned to them
     39  * Inventory Functionality
     40 * Sites will refer to a location, representing the building of that site.
     41 * Multiple sites can share a single location, eg. A single building (location) could house multiple offices for different organisations.
     42
     43==== Miscellaneous Locations ====
     44 * Example:
     45  * The location of wells
     46  * The location of food distributions (middle of a field, corner of 2 streets)
     47  * The location of a damaged bridge
     48  * The location of a stranded person
    1949
    2050=== Create a new Location: ===