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GIS terms, located at the University of Edinburgh’s Department of
Geography and the Association for Geographic Information site.
GEONet-NIMA (National Imagery and Mapping
to NIMA’s database of foreign geographic feature names. Approximately
12,000 of the database’s 3.3 million features are updated monthly with
names and information approved by the U.S. Board on Geographic Names.
Dictionary of Abbreviations and Acronyms
in Geographic Information Systems, Cartography, and Remote Sensing
Geography and GIS Sites
of geography-related sites all over the world, is maintained by Utrecht
University, The Netherlands. It is a very large site (49.2K), but is
divided into manageable sections that are easy to use and understand.
Areas covered include GIS, Remote Sensing, demographic and population
studies, and government statistical information.
links, of these links, approximately 700 are electronic map sources,
over 170 map collections, educational sources, GIS and geographic demos,
Edinburgh Geographical Information
and maintained in the Department of Geography at the University of
Edinburgh, it provides information on all aspects of GIS, as well as
providing a number of useful links to other servers worldwide. There is
a link to GIS research being done in the United Kingdom.
Ministry of Environment-Luxemborg
aspects of GIS, such as courses and teaching, software, general
applications, GIS-hotlists, satellite imagery and Remote Sensing, and
GInfoServer: WWW GIS-Resources
well-designed Web site that has a many sources. It provides links to
GIS-Software (commercial and free), GinfoServer for journals, books and
bibliographies, conference information, and online proceedings. There
are online literature databases, GIS, hydrology and bibliography
standards, Digital Elevation Models (DEMs), metadata, and Environmental
Guide to GIS Resources on the Internet
aspects of GIS and related topics, including general directories,
special and related topics, federal, state, and international data
sources, GIS tutorials, bibliographies and publications.
Government and commercial sites:
of the USGS Web site and a node of the National Geospatial Data
Clearinghouse. It contains the Manual of Federal Geological Data
Products and links to other government geological/environmental Web
sites and provides examples of practical applications of GIS.
Asked Questions and General Info List Index
information compiled from newsgroups, mail lists, current research, and
commercial and academic sites. It answers technological questions,
provides software ratings, and contains an archive.
Montana State Library Geographic
as a clearinghouse for GIS databases and provides services to state,
federal, private, nonprofit, public groups, and individuals needing
access to GIS technology.
Geo Info Systems Online
and links to many areas of GIS, including education and research
centers, GIS/GPS mail lists and newsgroups.
Japan GIS/Mapping Sciences Resource Guide
source for Japanese GIS and mapping information with links to other
sources. (The site is in English.)
build a collection of databases focused on classical Greece. The site
provides links to collections, software, data, maps and gazetteers,
online reports and documents, discussion lists, and conferences.
Mapping system that creates maps showing 1990 census population and U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) data on super fund and hazardous
waste sites for local communities. It is a detailed network of roads,
rivers and railroads (based on TIGER/Line 95), jurisdictional and
statistical boundaries, EPA-regulated sites, and key geographic features
of the United States provided by the U.S. Geological Survey and other
Infomine Scholarly Internet Resource Collections
- Map and GIS search screen maintained by
the University of California. Keyword, subject, title, and contents can
be used to search this site. The site covers both academic and
Earth Science Data on the Global Land
Information System (GLIS)
computer system developed by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for
scientists about the earth’s land surfaces. GLIS contains abstract,
description, and search information for each data set. Some of these
digital data sets are cartographic, climate, elevation, geologic,
hydrologic, landuse/landcover, satellite and aerial, soils, and
SEDAC’s: GIS Format Conversion
coverage of U.S. census demographics to GIS users. Atlas GIS, ARC/INFO,
and MapInfo formats are supported. DDCarto and DDViewer are two very
large links within this site. The data is provided freely for research
and instructional use only.
Remote sensing sites:
Remote Sensing Laboratory (RSL)
access point for several RSL-based Internet projects.
Remote Sensing and GIS–U.S. Bureau
of Reclamation–Denver, Colorado
Some of the projects are Upper Colorado Basin Irrigated
Lands, Glen Canyon Environmental Studies, Animas-LaPlata
Wetland/Riparian Vegetation Classification and Inventory, and NEXRAD
Radar Calibration for Snow. General GIS information includes:
Reclamation’s Mid-Pacific Region, Draft guide for the Implementation of
the Content, Standards for Geospatial Metadata, Denver Office Archive
GIS: Map Gallery. Dept. of
Transportation–Bureau of Transportation Statistics
contains four divisions of maps: National transportation analysis
regions, transportation statistics annual report, interstate commodity
shipments, and the American Travel Survey.
Atlas of the United States
National Overview, California, New York City, New York, Washington,
D.C., Boston, Mass. and vicinity.
Atlas of California
Includes California overview, metro Los Angeles and
vicinity, San Francisco Bay Area, metro San Diego County, metro
Sacramento and vicinity.
Atlas of New York City
Includes population and race, ancestry, income and
poverty, adult education attainment, household types, and commuters.
population and race, ancestry and nationality, income and poverty, adult
Boston, Mass. -
Includes population and
race, ancestry and nationality, income and poverty, adult education
Atlas of Metro L.A. City
Includes housing units, ancestry and race, citizens,
rents, homicides, income, language, etc.
included within the Yakima Valley
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