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Mapping course - Starting a Map Project

Kingston, ON, CA
Jun 8, 2024

Type: Orienteering - World

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This 2.5 hour online course is part 1 of Navigation Sports' Introduction to Orienteering Mapping course. In it, you will learn what you need to know to set up your first mapping project to modern mapping standards.

This module is mix of learning about foundational topics and tutorial-style practice. You will learn about a variety of topics that will make your first project (and all future projects) better, easier, and more rewarding while assembling your first project! Topics include:

Basic mapping concepts: Working with data, drawing maps, fieldwork, base map layers / templates, etc.
Common orienteering mapping software; OCAD or Open Orienteering Mapper (OOM)*
Sourceing and using Open Data
How to get aerial photos using SAS Planet
* Instances of this course will focus either primarily on OOM.

The Using Open Orienteering Mapper or Using OCAD, Introduction to Fieldwork, and Laying out Your Map modules will allow you to take the project you start in this course to completion


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See also:

Apr 13–14West Point 44th NRE
Apr 21Long Island Classic NRE
May 5Challenge the Shield Adventure Run
May 11Sprint Storrs - US WOC Team Trials
May 122024 Billygoat
May 26OOC B-meet, Foley Mountain
Jun 22Mapping course - Using Open Orienteering Mapper
Jul 6Mapping course - Laying Out Your Map
Aug 2–11Canadian Orienteering Festival (including North American Championships)