GIS Data

Weather and GIS

Find weather related geographic data and GIS tools. Google Maps Weather Google Maps has added a weather layer.  The layer shows current weather conditions and short term weather predictions.  To turn the weather layer on, hover over the overview map in the upper righthand corner and select it from the […]

GIS Learning

Sendai (Japan) Earthquake and Tsunami Mapping Response

Sendai (Japan) Earthquake and Tsunami Mapping Response

The 8.9 magnitude Sendai earthquake and resulting tsunami that struck Japan just east of the island of Hoshu today has resulted in a slew of mapping resources to help understand the geography of this natural disaster and coordinate the response. Japan Earthquake Map Viewer – Researchers at Texas Tech’s Center for […]