Welcome to the Geospatial Resources Page

ArcGIS

ArcGIS is a platform that allows users to collect, display, and analyze geospatial data through a combination of mobile, desktop, and online platforms. Click the icon for installation instructions.

Google Earth

Google Earth is a program that renders 3D visualizations of the Earth. With this program,you can access satellite and aerial imagery, topography, ocean bathymetry, and other geographic data. Click the icon for installation instructions. 

SketchUp

SketchUp is a 3D modeling computer program that provides an introduction to a variety of spatial modeling applications. Click the icon for installation instructions.

 

MapMaker

Learn the basics of mapping with MapMaker Interactive. National Geographic’s MapMaker is a platform that allows users to create and publish maps for free. With several features to edit along with displaying several different types of data allows for the user to create their own stories through maps. Click the icon to go directly to the site. 

GISetc

GISetc specializes in geospatial education.

Rumsey Historical Maps

The Rumsey Historical Map Collection is are a special collection containing over 150,000 maps. These maps are extremely useful for instruction and have the ability to be overlayed in Google Earth software. You can read more about working with historical maps online in this ESRI StoryMap. You can also find hosted layers of the map collection on ArcGIS Online.

 

ArcGIS Earth

ArcGIS Earth is an interactive 3D tool to help visualize, evaluate, and plan events on the globe. ArcGIS Earth can be run on mobile or desktop and allows users to interact with maps from a multitude of sources. One of it’s advantages is that it can interface directly with ARCGIS Online and the resources found there. Click the icon to learn more and download the software.