New software: Geography
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- WeatherLog is an application for keeping track of the weather and getting information about past trends.
- GPS Track Editor is a
Windows application for editing GPS tracks. GPS track is an ordered
sequence of points with latitude, longitude, date, time, and maybe some
GPS Track Editor can help you to clean up your
tracks. Some deviations are processed automatically but you can always
control the result and edit a part of the track manually.
is a software
server that allows users to share and edit geospatial data. Designed
for interoperability, it publishes data from any major spatial data
source using open standards. GeoServer is the reference implementation
of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Web Feature Service (WFS) and
Web Coverage Service (WCS) standards, as well as a high performance
certified compliant Web Map Service (WMS). GeoServer forms a core
component of the Geospatial Web.
is a Virtual Globe and World Atlas that you can use to learn
more about Earth: you can pan and zoom around, and you can look up
places and roads. A mouse click on a place label will provide the
respective Wikipedia article. It's also possible to measure distances
between locations or watch the current cloud cover. Marble offers
different thematic maps: a classroom-style topographic map, a satellite
view, street map, earth at night, and temperature and precipitation
maps. All maps include a custom map key, so it can also be used as an
educational tool for use in classrooms. For educational purposes, you
can also change the date and time and watch how the starry sky and the
twilight zone on the map change. Marble also features multiple
projections: choose between a flat map ("Plate carré"), Mercator, or
WorldWide Telescope (WWT) is a Web 2.0 visualization software
environment that enables your computer to function as a virtual
telescope—bringing together imagery from the best ground and
space-based telescopes in the world for a seamless exploration of the
fast and easy way to transfer waypoints, routes, and tracks between
your computer and your Garmin, Magellan, or Lowrance GPS. EasyGPS lists
all of your waypoints on the left side of the screen, and shows a plot
of your GPS data on the right. Use EasyGPS to back up and organize your
GPS data, print maps, or load new waypoints onto your GPS for your next
hike or geocaching adventure.
- Earth Alerts
Windows-based application that allows you to monitor in near real-time
a variety of natural hazard events that are occurring anywhere around
- The OpenGeo
is an integrated package of best of breed open source geospatial
software providing an easy to install Web-mapping and data sharing
solution. It consists of several components. GeoServer is a map and
feature server providing standardized Web access to underlying GIS data
sources and cartographic quality maps. GeoWebCache is a Web map
accelerator, intelligently caching and serving tiles to make maps
scale. Styler provides Web styling of maps, built on OpenLayers and
built on OpenLayers and Geoext. Dashboard is a cross-platform desktop
application to access all the components. There are samples of
interactive software which allows you to work on your computer screen
with digital maps that you have either bought or scanned. OkMap can
also import vectorial data from the most common formats and DEM data
relevant to height informations.
- Le Petit
Poucet is a program to display and edit GPS routes and
tracks in a 3D scene. The aim is to build the scene around the GPS data
and 2D maps or 3D terrain models.
is a mapping program that can edit OpenStreetMap data.
- Copan for
Free coordinate geometry (COGO) tool for field surveyors and map
- Sun Calculator
Calculate Sunrise, Sunset and dawn times.
educational software that provides a fun way to learn countries,
capitals and flags around the world. You can select the geographical
area and number of countries to include in the quiz.
is a great way to learn countries and capitals around the world in a
- Desktop Earth
automatically updates your desktop wallpaper with a satellite image of
the Earth as it would be seen from space at that precise moment. You
can customize the time zone to be used as the center, display a cloud
overlay and choose from several different night time images.
desktop application for drawing solar diagrams. You supply the
geographical position, and it draws a diagram showing the Sun's
trajectory over your location at various times of the year. It also
shows the times of sunrise and sunset.
- Daylight Chart
shows sunrise and sunset times in an attractive chart for any location
in the world. The effect of daylight savings time is also displayed.
Charts can be exported to image files.
Description Markup Language
is a markup language specifically designed for geometric data exchange,
primarily written with physics in mind. It consists of a language
schema, means of manipulating the geometric data, and I/O.
an animated map of day and night moving across the world`s time zones.
It calculates and tabulates sunrise, sunset, dawn and dusk times for
more than 10,000 locations in the world a....
Quantum GIS (QGIS) is a cross-platform Geographic Information System
(GIS). It offers support for vector and raster formats, including
spatially enabled tables in PostgreSQL using PostGIS, common GIS vector
formats such as Shapefiles, and geo-referenced rasters (TIFF, PNG, and
GEOTIFF). Many plugins are available to dynamically add new
functionality. Viewing of GRASS layers (vector and raster) is provided
by a plugin. GRASS vector layers can be edited in QGIS.
- Daylight Chart shows sunrise
and sunset times
in an attractive chart for any location in the world. The effect of
daylight savings time is also displayed. Charts can be exported to
- NDWGeoTag enables you to add
GPS location data
to JPG images. If you are taking pictures and simultaneously track geo
location data with a GPS unit, you can use this program to load the GPX
- Seterra is a challenging
geography application with 70 different exercises
- JourneySat is library to
included in any Web site.
- KGeography is a geography
- Google Earth allows you to
view global imagery
and other geographic information right on your desktop. Just type in
the address or location, and watch the interactive 3D navigate to that
- Thuban is an interactive
viewer (GIS viewer) which features methods to visualize, explore, and
analyze geographic information.
- AGT: Learn the countries of modern Africa. Free
Want to brush up on the names and locations of the 50 or so countries
of modern Africa? This program from the Family Games Web
will help you. African Geography Tutor presents a scrolling
of Africa along
with a list of countries. As your mouse pointer passes over
map, the country under the pointer highlights, along with its entry in
the list. Simply browse the map until you feel ready, then
the two self-test modes. In "Find Countries" mode, you are
asked to click a country on the map given its name. In
"Identify Countries" mode, you are asked to click the name in the list
corresponding to the country that is highlighted on the map.
Both quizzes run through the entire list of 49 countries in random
order. A running score is displayed. Any errors are
highlighted in the country list for later review.
Freeware. Nick Sullivan, AHA! Software Inc.,
- Seterra Geography Tutor
Seterra is a challenging geography program with 70 different exercises.
Learn about countries, capitals, flags and cities all over the world.
Examples of exercises: countries in Europe; American states; American
state capitals; French cities; cities in Mexico; countries in Asia,
etc. Shareware. Marianne Wartoft, Arro & Wartoft,