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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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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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

Mars Global Surveyor Mars Orbiter Camera Image Gallery

Malin Space Science Systems
This site from Malin Space Science Systems provides access to all of the images acquired by the Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) during the Mars Global Surveyor mission through March 2005. MOC consists of ...

Malin Space Science Systems Viking Image Archive

Malin Space Science Systems
This site from Malin Space Science Systems provides links to a large fraction of images taken by the Viking orbiters from 1976 to 1980. These images have a resolution of 400 meters/pixel or better ...

Google Mars

Google
In collaboration with NASA researchers at Arizona State University, Google has created scientific maps of Mars. The site provides detailed map images of Mars, is searchable by feature or region, and ...

Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter Profiles

NASA
This NASA website features an interactive map that provides access to Mars Orbiter Laser Altimeter (MOLA) profiles. Zooming in twice on the interactive map displays individual MOLA tracks; clicking ...

Mars Global Surveyor Mars Orbiter Camera Captioned Image Releases

Malin Space Science Systems
This Malin Space Science Systems website features captioned image releases from the Mars Orbiter Camera (MOC) on Mars Global Surveyor. Images are grouped by release date and by topic (e.g., ...

Mars Odyssey Mission Thermal Emission Imaging System Weekly Image Archive

Arizona State University
This website, hosted by Arizona State University, features an index of images from the Mars Odyssey Mission. Updated weekly, these images are accompanied by detailed descriptions and a geologic ...

What is GIS?

The Guide to Geographic Information Systems
This site presents an overview of modern GIS (geographic information systems), how these systems work, and how they are used. The site includes a geography network and a map book gallery, and is most ...

Where Are The Rovers Now?

NASA
This NASA website provides links to Rover traverse maps, including downloads of these maps at various resolutions. The site also features simulated aerial and 3-D views as well as a simulated ...

Probe Earth's Interior with Advanced Radiation Sources

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

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.

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, ...

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 ...

Geographic Analysis Tool for Health & Environmental Research

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Geographic Analysis Tool for Health and Environmental Research (GATHER) is an online spatial data access system that provides members of the public health community and general public access to ...

Africa's Imperiled Rock Art Documented Before it Disappears

David Braun
This National Geographic article discusses the importance of ancient African rock art and the threats these ancient works face. There is also a link to a book of images compiled by photographer David ...

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 ...

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 ...



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