Updated: 14 February 2003
Simple Mapping System - HelpThe simple mapping system allows the user to zoom in and out and to pan around the map. The user can map a number of themes, or access RISK information by suburb. Only one theme can be selected at any time. Roads and rivers appear automatically when the user zooms in.
To make a map:
You can either:
The suburb information page will provide risk assessment information for all categories.
Advanced Mapping System - HelpThis mapping system allows the user to add a variety of coverages, zoom in and out, pan, and select the attributes of various entities.
The mapping system opens with the Cairns coastline coverage active. The user can add coverages by selecting them from the menus at the left of the map (use the ctrl or shift keys (PC) to select multiple coverages).
The first menu (at 1.) allows the user to select an action. Browse mode is used for panning the map and for zooming in and out. The remaining options allow the user to access attribute information for the coverage they have selected, or to obtain a co-ordinate for a point clicked on.
The second menu (at 2.) allows the user to select themes for the map. Any number can be selected at a time, but remember that some themes may mask others. Slower coverages are separated and take longer to draw.
The third menu (at 3.) allows the user to zoom in and out. There are limits on how far you can zoom in and out. The program will tell you if you exceed these limits.
The user may click on the map to initiate an action and recentre the map on the point clicked, or just click GO to initiate an action without recentring the map.