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GeoIQ's enterprise analytics, enhanced visualization and data support features are now available for free to all GeoCommons users. Easily find answers to complex questions and share them with the world. With increased speed, greater usability, bigger data visualization, and cross browser support, you can now animate and visualize massive amounts of data in seconds - from IE to iPad. GeoCommons enables everyone to find, use and share geographic data and maps. Easily create rich interactive visualizations to solve problems without any experience using traditional mapping tools. Visualize data from numerous sources to identify trends that were before unseen.

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OpenStreetMap Where am I? Welcome to OpenStreetMap! OpenStreetMap is a map of the world, created by people like you and free to use under an open license. Hosting is supported by the UCL VR Centre, Bytemark Hosting and Imperial College London, and other partners. Learn More Start Mapping <div id="noscript"><p>You are either using a browser that does not support JavaScript, or you have disabled JavaScript. 20+ Tools to Create Your Own Infographics A picture is worth a thousand words – based on this, infographics would carry hundreds of thousands of words, yet if you let a reader choose between a full-length 1000-word article and an infographic that needs a few scroll-downs, they’d probably prefer absorbing information straight from the infographic. What’s not to like? Colored charts and illustrations deliver connections better than tables and figures and as users spend time looking back and forth the full infographic, they stay on the site longer.

Create, collaborate and share advanced custom maps with Google Maps Engine Lite (Beta) Maps are useful for visualizing and sharing information about places around the world. For enterprises, Google Maps Engine has been providing businesses with professional tools to help them organize large datasets, make decisions, and give their customers important details about their locations and services. Of course, experts aren’t the only ones who love to make maps.

Compare CensusViewer Versions – Free, Basic and Premium CensusViewer Basic and CensusViewer Premium require a paid subscription for access and both provide additional features and data sources. Subscriptions are recurring and available for 1-month, 3-month, 6-month and 12-month terms. You may cancel or upgrade your subscription at any time. A 7-day free trial is available for CensusViewer Basic. Free Version: Unlimited access to all 50 state maps with U.S.

GIS Data Formats, Design and Quality - University of California, Davis About this course: In this course, the second in the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialization, you will go in-depth with common data types (such as raster and vector data), structures, quality and storage during four week-long modules: Week 1: Learn about data models and formats, including a full understanding of vector data and raster concepts. You will also learn about the implications of a data’s scale and how to load layers from web services. Week 2: Create a vector data model by using vector attribute tables, writing query strings, defining queries, and adding and calculating fields. You'll also learn how to create new data through the process of digitizing and you'll use the built-in Editor tools in ArcGIS.

OpenHeatMap Gallery How the US unemployment rate has varied over the last five years, county-by-county and month-by-month Map friends and followers and search terms around the world House prices for different neighborhoods in Boulder, Colorado AGBeat The rise in demand for visualization of information in the form of graphics and infographics is happening at a staggering pace and these visualizations are popping up in board rooms across America, on blogs and social networks, and in client presentations, in an effort to present data in a memorable, easy to digest visual format. Truth be known, most of these visualizations are just as ugly as a Power Point presentation theme from 1994, but at least people are trying, we suppose. Speaking of Power Point, many people whip out their drag and drop skills and create “infographics” for lack of a better term, to achieve their goal of visualization, but this often falls short. Yesterday, AGBeat introduced you to Piktochart, an infographic app for busy professionals that come with pre-loaded themes of infographics that are far superior to most peoples’ PPT skills. But sometimes, you may be looking for a fast, simple way to add a single chart to your blog to illustrate a point.

Space-Time Research With self-service options offering enormous benefits in terms of speed, availability and cost, SuperWEB2 gives beautifully visualised ad-hoc tabulation on the internet. Featuring integrated charts, maps and metadata, users can help themselves to insights using their preferred browser, readily performing queries and selecting from a range of open standard outputs. With demand for timely information growing, SuperWEB2 offers self-service, web-based access to data for external, skilled users such as analysts, researchers and subject matter experts. Allowing government departments and other organisations to share information transparently, SuperWEB2 uses web-based ad-hoc tabulation to enable analysis across millions of table cells without compromising confidentiality.

Using custom map data with DataMaps Demo for this guide Getting custom map data I get all of my data from Natural Earth Data. The 1:50m size does well for most web data visualizations, also it's much more lightweight than the 1:10m. The packages you'll want to download can be picked here. Stats, Maps n Pix: The Global Human Settlement Layer: an amazing new global population dataset At the recent Habitat III conference on housing and sustainable development in Quito, Ecuador (17-20 October 2016) the European Commission launched a new Global Human Settlement (GHS) dataset. That's what this post is about. Before that, here are some basic data details - Landsat data from 1975, 1990, 2000 and 2014 were processed and analysed in order to produce three different GHS products: one on population (GHS-POP), one on built-up areas (GHS-BUILT) and one city model dataset (GHS-SMOD). But this is already getting too technical, so let's look at some maps - I've just created a few in 3D for fun in order to give you an idea of what the population dataset looks like.

QGIS Labs QGIS Tutorial Labs Home This is a set of tutorial labs for Quantum GIS, an open source geographic information system. The labs are based loosely on labs in my course ABT 180. They were developed with the help of the following students: Alex Mandel, Dylan Beaudette, Michele Tobias, Xuyang Zhang, Stacey Ellis, Heidi Schott, Michael Treichler, Melissa Whitaker, Kelly Gravuer, Michael Louie, Joel Bremson, Lauren Poremsky, Siqi Fajn, and Cherry Zamora.

Google Graphing Calculator Google has decided to make its simple search box into yet another thing. It's now a WebGL-powered 3D graphing calculator. If you type in a two-variable function, Google's search box on the desktop will graph an animated, interactive, 3D plot right in your browser.

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