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Once the toolbox is opened, the disclaiming page is shown (Fig.1). Besides the disclaimer message, additional information regarding the objectives of the Hotmaps toolbox as well as the link to the Hotmaps project website and the data repositories is provided.
The Hotmaps GUI is a GIS-based interface. By closing the disclaiming page, the user sees the map of Europe. By default, the heat demand density map of EU-28 countries and NUTS 3 layer is depicted. In addition to these two maps, some tools and buttons can be seen in GUI. These tools are illustrated in Fig.2
In the following chapters we will have a look at each of these 3 parts:
With this toolbar you can: 1. Connect: register and login into the web application in order to save your work 2. Go To Place: zoom in to a specific region by typing the name 3. Layers: show the layer sidebar 4. Selection Tools: enable or disable the selection tools 5. Show Result: show the result sidebar of your selected regions 6. Feedback: give us feedback regarding the tool
Here you can:
Fig.4.: Login Form
Here you can create an account for the hotmaps website. After submitting the form you will receive an email for activating your account. With your account, you will be able to save your progress.
If you ever forget your password you can recover it under this menu (see Fig.6. below). Please be aware to set a new password afterwards.
Fig.6.: Recover Form
You can zoom to a specified region by typing its name (see animation below)
By pressing this Button a sidebar with different kind of layers is shown at the left.
Following layers can be found and visualized:
By Pressing this Button the selection tools will appear at the left of your screen
The figure below shows the appearance of the tools:
Depending on the layers and region you selected results for your configuration are shown in a sidebar at the right of your screen
Do you have any suggestions on how to improve the tool? Have you noticed any errors? Please let us know! By giving us feedback you can help us improve the toolbox!
Please fill out the form below:
you can choose from following types:
and set a priority:
You can choose the territorial scale that you want to analyze (NUTS regions or hectare level) and set the tile of the map
There are following configurations possible
Jeton Hasani, in Hotmaps-Wiki, Introduction-to-user-interface (April 2019)
This page is written by Jeton Hasani*.
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* Energy Economics Group - TU Wien Institute of Energy Systems and Electrical Drives Gusshausstrasse 27-29/370 1040 Wien
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We would like to convey our deepest appreciation to the Horizon 2020 Hotmaps Project (Grant Agreement number 723677), which provided the funding to carry out the present investigation.
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Last edited by GiuliaConforto, 2020-09-02 11:13:47