Access to spatial data as well as advanced mapping and spatial analysis over the Internet is becoming more common. Find information about map server technology and examples of online mapping.
Esri’s mapping and analytics platform.
Google Earth combines satellite imagery, geographic data and Google’s search capabilities to create a virtual globe application that you can download to your desktop to access online spatial data. Find resources here to help you expand this geographic data viewer application.
Using Google Maps on individual web sites, called map hacking, is a fast and easy way to add geographic information to personal web sites. Listed here are resources to help you understand how to embed Google Maps in your own site.
Based on open source software, gvSIG lets users publish maps in the cloud as well as manage an organization internally through web maps.
MapServer is an OpenSource development environment for building spatially enabled Internet applications. The software builds upon other popular OpenSource or freeware systems like Shapelib, FreeType, Proj.4, libTIFF, Perl and others.
Create simple interactive web maps with GIS functions.
Free Map Server Software
Want to launch maps over the internet but can’t afford commercial software? Check here for links to free map servers.
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