Thursday, April 29, 2010

Free GIS Software Program Download, Page 3 of 9

edbsilon is a converter for data coming in EDBS or BZSN. After reading the EDBS- resp. BZSN-files the converter exports into various format, such as Oracle, PostGIS, ArcGIS Shapefiles and many others.

EPANET - Software That Models the Hydraulic and Water Quality Behavior of Water Distribution Piping Systems.

Erdas Titan 3D Visualization Client - In ERDAS TITAN Client 2010, users may connect to ERDAS APOLLO catalogs via the TITAN Viewer to execute geoprocesses and visualize results in a 3D virtual globe. Descriptive metadata search results from ERDAS APOLLO catalogs are now also available in an easy-to-read display pane. Search and discovery of data in an APOLLO catalog is much faster, due to integration of REST/JSON API.

FGS Linux Installer is a self-extracting file that will install MapServer with PHP/MapScript and all of their dependencies on your Linux system. It provides a stand-alone environment with all the required software (incl. Apache and PHP) to run PHP/MapScript webmapping applications.

FlightGear is an open-source, multi-platform, cooperative flight simulator development project. Source code for the entire project is available and licensed under the GNU General Public License. This is not GIS software but may be of interest to some. Atlas creates free charts of the world for FlightGear.

Flowmap is a software package dedicated to analyzing and displaying interaction or flow data. This type of data is special in the sense that there are two different geographic locations connected to each data item: An origin location where the flow starts and an destination location where the flow ends. The flow data itself can be people (e.g. commuters, shoppers, hospital visitors), goods, usage of agricultural services or telecommunication and so on.

Fusion is a web-mapping application development framework for MapGuide OS and MapServer built primarily in JavaScript.

FWTools is a set of Open Source GIS binaries for Windows (win32) and Linux (x86 32bit) systems produced by me, Frank Warmerdam (ie. FW). The kits are intended to be easy for end users to install and get going with. No fudzing with building from source, or having to collect lots of interrelated packages.

geGIS is an open source platform that allows you to manage your Geo Data using a standard browser. geGIS first and foremost involves the management and exchange of authentic source data between equal servers.

gen2shp is a simple C-Progam which can read the format required by the ESRI ArcInfo generate command.

Gen2shp - Implemented in Avenue, can be directly incorporated into AV projects. Converts 2D or 3D ASCII data from one or more generate format text files to one or more (multi-part) shapefiles. Available as Extension or just Scripts.

Generic Mapping Tools (GMT) is a collection of about 60 UNIX tools that allow users to manipulate (x,y) and (x,y,z) data sets (including filtering, trend fitting, gridding, projecting, etc.) and produce Encapsulated PostScript File (EPS) illustrations ranging from simple x-y plots through contour maps to artificially illuminated surfaces and 3-D perspective views in black and white, gray tone, hachure patterns, and 24-bit color. GMT supports 30 common map projections plus linear, log and power scaling, and comes with support data such as coastlines, rivers, and political boundaries.

GEO/Garnix free coordinate conversion and GPS communication tools. / - find the latitude & longitude of any US address - for free

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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Free and Open Source MapCruzin GIS Mapping Software Program Applications - Geocoding, Geodas, GeoPublisher ... More, Page 4 of 9

Geocoding - Map Channels offers free single address and batch geocoding.

GEODAS (GEOphysical DAta System) data management system can be run in Microsoft Windows, UNIX Xwindows and Macintosh OS-X environments. GEODAS software accesses all GEODAS Databases, including Marine Trackline Geophysics, NOS Hydrographic Surveys, Coastal Relief Model, ETOPO2 Gridded Elevations and Great Lakes Bathymetry DVD sets.

Geodetic software developed by the National Geodetic Survey (NCS). Free downloads - dozens of programs.

Geographic Foundation Class (GFC)Library is a set of C++ classes defining basic geographic data types, including points, lines, rectangles, circles, polylines, rings, complex polygons, rasters, and other atomic data types such as integer, real, varchar. GFC also features abstractions of timestamps and time series which are useful in capturing the dynamics of spatiotemporal data.

Geopublisher Software allows you to quickly create digital multimedia atlases and publish them. Visit the demo atlases page to take a look at some publically available atlases or check out the features list to get an impression about the possibilities.

GeoServer - GeoServer is an Open Source server that connects your information to the Geospatial Web. You can publish and edit data using open standards. Your information is made available in a large variety of formats as maps/images or actual geospatial data.

Geospatial Explorer has been written to enable geologists, environmental scientists, and engineers to apply innovative science and technology to enhance and expedite the reduction of risk to human health and the environment. Geospatial Explorer permits the user to identify, understand, and solve complex environmental problems better, faster, and cheaper.

Geographic Translator (GEOTRANS) is an application program which allows users to easily convert geographic coordinates among a wide variety of coordinate systems, map projections, and datums. GEOTRANS runs in both Microsoft Windows (95/98/NT) and UNIX Motif environments.

geos (Geometry Engine Open Source (GEOS)) is a C++ port of the Java Topology Suite (JTS). As such, it aims to contain the complete functionality of JTS in C++. This includes all the OpenGIS "Simple Features for SQL" spatial predicate functions and spatial operators, as well as specific JTS topology functions such as IsValid().

GeoTools is Java code library which provides standards compliant methods for the manipulation of geospatial data, for example to implement Geographic Information Systems. The GeoTools library implements OGC specifications as they are developed, in close collaboration with the GeoAPI and GeoWidgets projects.

GeoVISTA Studio is an open software development environment designed for geospatial data. Studio is a programming-free environment that allows users to quickly build applications for geocomputation and geographic visualization.

GeOxygene aims at providing an open framework which implements OGC/ISO specifications for the development and deployment of geographic (GIS) applications.

GIS ObjectLand is a universal Geographic Information System for Windows. It processes data organized as geoinformation database (GDB). Basic GDB components are maps, themes, tables, queries, external databases, layouts, users, and styles. Free non-commercial license.

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Monday, April 26, 2010

MapCruzin Free Natural Disaster ArcGIS Shapefile Map Layer Series

U.S. Dams and Risk, U.S. Earthquakes 1568 - 2004, Hurricanes Making Landfall in U.S., World Volcanoes

U.S. Dams ArcGIS Shapefile - This map layer portrays major dams of the United States, including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The map layer was created by extracting dams 50 feet or more in height, or with a normal storage capacity of 5,000 acre-feet or more, or with a maximum storage capacity of 25,000 acre-feet or more, from the 79,777 dams in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Inventory of Dams. Includes dam name, location, type, size and associate risk level ... Download

Significant United States Earthquakes 1568 - 2004 - The National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC) manages, disseminates, and archives earthquake information. The NEIC is part of the Earthquake Hazards Program at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The NEIC focuses its efforts on mitigating the risks of earthquakes to mankind. Toward this goal, the NEIC works to determine the location and size of all destructive earthquakes, pursues an active earthquake research program, and collects and provides an extensive earthquake database that serves as a solid foundation for scientific research to scientists and to the public ... Download

Hurricanes Making Landfall in U.S. - This Historical North Atlantic Hurricane Tracks file of major storms with landfall in the United States contains the six-hourly (0000, 0600, 1200, 1800 UTC) center locations and intensities for all northern Atlantic major storms from 1851 through 2004. Major storms are those that made landfall in the United States and that were classified on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale as Category 3, 4, or 5 at the time of landfall ... Download

Volcano ArcGIS Shapefile - The large and growing Volcanoes of the World database developed by the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution contains the geographic, historical, and volcanological characteristics of nearly 3,000 active volcanoes around the world ... Download

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Sunday, April 25, 2010

Free MapCruzin Google Earth Mashups, Tools, Software & Resources

EarthPaint is a painting and drawing tool for Google Earth. EarthPaint allows the user to create freehand drawings and publish them as Google Earth ground overlays.

EarthPlot is a data analysis and visualization tool for Google Earth. EarthPlot processes geographic based data to generate a variety of maps within Google Earth. Data can be imported from several ASCII data formats, in addition to being copied directly from a Microsoft Excel worksheet.

GE-Graph was developed to generate graphs from kml files saved by Google Earth. The data can also be typed into the application or pasted from other applications. The file generated by GE-Graph can be exported to Google Earth.

GE-Path: Make Paths, Placemarks, Routes from Google Earth KML Data Free.

Haiti Earthquake with Google Earth and Related Maps - Enhanced with GeoEye Satellite Images.

Kings College London - Climate change and environmental data with Google Earth and Google Maps. The datasets are developed by members of the EMM Research Group acting as project lead or collaborator. Much of the spatial data is visualised and downloadable through a Google Earth or Google Maps interface.

KML2Shapefile is a plugin to MapWindow GIS that converts Google Earth KML and KMZ files into shapefiles for use in a GIS. It will split each KML geometry type into a separate shapefile.

KML COLOR CONVERTER - Color mixer, Color picker. Convert color's code to: RGB Hexa. Long VB, HTML, CMY, CMYK, HSL and Google Earth KML. This freeware presents some unusual tools to help in the design of forms, web pages, presentations and other visual materials.

Shape2Earth leverages freely available and easy to use Geographic Information System (GIS) software to create professional visualizations for viewing in GoogleTM Earth. No additional software licensing is required!

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Free GIS & Geospatial Software Page 5 of 9 - Grass, HidroSIG, Health GIS...

Comprehensive collection of GIS software program applications and resources that is updated frequently. Most are either freeware or open-source. They are organized in alphabetical order.

Geospatial Data Abstraction Library (GDAL) - GDAL is a translator library for raster geospatial data formats. As a library, it presents a single abstract data model to the calling application for all supported formats.

Geostatistics and Spatial Statistics including:

* analysing geostatistical data.

* spatial statistics and data analysis utilities.

* analysing point patterns.

* analysing lattice data.

* analysing landscape patterns.

* circular or spherical data.

Geostatistical Analysis package that compliments Geospatial Explorer by providing an interface to the SAGE 2005 variogram reports and GSLIB 2.0 kriging and simulation executables.

GMT is an open source collection of 60 tools for manipulating geographic and Cartesian data sets (including filtering, trend fitting, gridding, projecting, etc.) and producing Encapsulated PostScript File (EPS) illustrations ranging from simple x-y plots via contour maps to artificially illuminated surfaces and 3-D perspective views. GMT supports ~30 map projections and transformations and comes with support data such as GSHHS coastlines, rivers, and political boundaries. GMT is developed and maintained by Paul Wessel and Walter H. F. Smith with help from a global set of volunteers, and is supported by the National Science Foundation. It is released under the GNU General Public License.

GpsDrive is a car (bike, ship, plane) navigation system. GpsDrive displays your position provided from your GPS receiver on a zoomable map. The maps are autoselected for best resolution depending of your position and can be downloaded from the Internet. Speech output is supported if the "festival" software is running. All GPS receivers supported by gpsd should be usable. GpsDrive is written in C with use of the GTK+ toolkit under the GPL license, and runs with Linux, Mac OSX, and FreeBSD.

Grass Geographic Information System - Commonly referred to as GRASS, this is free Geographic Information System (GIS) software used for geospatial data management and analysis, image processing, graphics/maps production, spatial modeling, and visualization. GRASS is currently used in academic and commercial settings around the world, as well as by many governmental agencies and environmental consulting companies. GRASS is an official project of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation.

gvSIG is a free open-source tool oriented to manage geographic information. It is characterized by a user-friendly interface, with a quick access to the most usual raster and vector formats. In the same view it includes local as well as remote data through a WMS, WCS or WFS source.

Health GIS Tools and Resources

HidroSIG - A Geographical Information System (GIS) with special tools that will allow you to make estimations and analysis of hydrological, climatic and geomorphological variables.

iGMT: Interactive Mapping of Geoscientific Datasets - This program is intended to make working with the Generic Mapping Tools (GMT) easier. iGMT provides a graphical user interface for GMT and is written in the Tcl/Tk computer language. Besides supplying a user friendly way of handling GMT, iGMT comes with built-in support for many different geoscientific data sets, such as topography, gravity, seafloor age, hypocenter catalogs, plate boundary files, hotspot lists, CMT solutions etc.

The Integrated Land and Water Information System (ILWIS) is a PC-based GIS & Remote Sensing software, developed by ITC up to release 3.3 in 2005. ILWIS comprises a complete package of image processing, spatial analysis and digital mapping.

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