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This is a collection of visualizations of spatial phenomena or data, including a few visualization-based teaching activities. Search the collection to find visualizations you can use in your classes.

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Landsat Data Resources

NASA
This site from NASA provides a number of resources for obtaining Landsat digital data. Included are links for ordering Landsat 7 data as well as sources of Landsat 4, 5 and other related and heritage ...

Minnesota Geographic Data Clearinghouse

Land Management Information Center
This site from the Minnesota Land Management Information Center provides a collection of sources for geospatial data needed to power Geographic Information Systems. Topics include data search tools, ...

Planetary Data System

NASA's Planetary Data System (PDS) archives and distributes data from NASA planetary missions, astronomical observations, and laboratory measurements. The PDS serves different groups, from scientists ...

Burd Run Interdisciplinary Watershed Research Laboratory

The Burd Run Interdisciplinary Watershed Research Laboratory at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (SU) is a cooperative effort among 13 faculty from the Departments of Geography-Earth Science, ...

Port au Prince, Haiti: Google Maps

Google
This Google Maps view is centered on the island of Hispanola, which is shared by the countries of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The Capital of Haiti, Port au Prince, is flagged.

Haiti Earthquake Maps and Data - Google Earth Library

This page includes links to all kinds of spatial data on the Haiti earthquake. Along with a few Google Earth (kmz) files, links are also provided to general maps of Haiti as well as seismic maps.

First Satellite Map of Haiti Earthquake

This page from the European Space Agency links to a high-resolution satellite photo of Port au Prince after the earthquake. Roads, airports, hospitals, and other major building locations are plotted ...

NASA Imagery of Haiti

NASA
This page includes a collection of NASA images surrounding the Haiti Earthquake. Images include landslide risk maps, photos from the Terra Spacecraft, post-earthquake Port au Prince, Hispaniola ...

Digital Globe sample imagery gallery: Port au Prince, Haiti

This viewer presents imagery produced by Digital Globe of Haiti both before and after the earthquake on January 12, 2010. Users can select "before" imagery, select a ...

Haiti Crisis Map

Chris Schmidt, Open Source Geospatial Foundation
This map from the Open Source Geospatial Foundation Telascience is a mashup of satellite, topographic, and political maps, which can be toggled as overlays. All maps are of Port au Prince area, Haiti.

GIS Imagery for Haiti Earthquake

Google
A collection of GIS map data compiled by Google Crisis Response, containing downloadable high-resolution images from several sources.

Globe Watersheds Module 1: Water Availability

Watershed Dynamics project
The GLOBE Watershed Dynamics Module 1 GIS tool is a freely available web-based GIS. This tool allows users to analyze precipitation, evaporation, and surface runoff data across the US. Curriculum is ...

Health Map - Focus on Haiti

HealthMap
This map of the Port au Prince, powered by Google Maps, shows links to health-related stories as placemarks. A Feeds menu allows users to select which news sources to view on the map.

SERTIT satellite maps of Haiti

SERTIT Rapid Mapping Service
This page from SERTIT Rapid Mapping includes a collection of annotated satellite maps (some in French) showing damage distribution, gathering areas, water sources, and other information.

ERDAS Haiti Response Map

ERDAS Apollo
This interactive map from the ERDAS APOLLO Client includes layers that can be toggled on and off. Layers include damaged buildings, IDP sites, and impassable roads.

Probe Earth's Interior with Advanced Radiation Sources

Jiuhua Chen
Visualization of the Earth's interior based on sources of radiation.

PASDA Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access: The Pennsylvania Geospatial Data Clearinghouse

Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access, PASDA, is the State Geospatial Data clearinghouse for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. PASDA is also a National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) Clearinghouse ...

Tunnel Tiltmeters

Roger Bilham
This website provides an overview of how tiltmeters function to help scientists detect subtle deformation of the Earths crust such as occurs from plate tectonic movements and volcanic deformation. ...

My World GIS

The GEODE (Geographic Data in Education) Initiative
My World is a Geographic Information System (GIS) designed specifically for use in middle school through college classrooms. My World provides a carefully selected subset of the features of a ...

THEMIS Data Releases

Mars Space Flight Facility
This website from Arizona State University features Mars 2001 Odyssey THEMIS (Thermal Emission Imaging System) data. By entering latitude and longitude or image ID (a list of image descriptions and ...



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