Interactive Assessment Map: Quick Reference Guide

This document is a quick reference guide for the different tools included in the Canadian Impact Assessment Registry’s interactive map. You can use this application and its tools to locate, visualize and analyze geographic assessment data.

For more information on assessments, consult the Canadian Impact Assessment Registry Site and our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page.

The main tool bar, at the bottom of the map view, provides a variety of tools described below:

Layer List
Layer List Icon
Provides the list of layers on the map. Each layer has a check box that allows users to turn each one on and off.
Assessment Summary
Assessment Summary Icon
Provides a count of assessments contained in the map for each layer selected.
Nearby Icon
Allows users to find assessments within a certain radius of a location, and view detailed information for selected results.
Filter Icon
Allows users to filter assessment results based on selected criteria.
Basemaps Icon
Choose from a gallery of basemaps and apply to your session.
Add Data
Add Data Icon
Add data to the map by searching content available on ArcGIS Online, and other websites or by uploading files from your computer.
Measure Icon
Calculates the area of a polygon, the length of a line, or the coordinates of a point.
Draw Icon
Provides basic sketching and markup functionality to the map.
Coordinate Conversion
Coordinate Conversion Icon
Tool to convert coordinates entered from different notation formats.
Print Icon
Print the current map display.
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