Tool and Data
My World GIS™ is a Geographic Information System (GIS) designed specifically for use in middle school through college classrooms. It was developed by the Geographic Data in Education (GEODE) Initiative at Northwestern University as part of a research program on the adaptation of scientific visualization and data analysis tools to support inquiry-based learning. My World GIS gives learners access to a variety of geographic data, enabling users to explore critical issues about the environment, geography, geology, demography, history, and much more. Its features include customizable display of layer variables, multiple geographic projections, table and map views of data, distance-measurement tools, and buffering and query operations.
A free trial version is available for 45 days.
- Greenland AWS Locations CIRES
- Glacier Velocity Gates OSU
- Greenland Melting Extents 1992 -2003 Russell Huff CIRES
- Greenland Ice Sheet National Snow and Ice Data center
- Russell Huff - CIRES
- OSU Byrd Polar Research
- Gordon Hamilton - University of Maine