Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Resource Watch

Resource Watch is a pretty incredible web mapping tool. You can load-in all kinds of data sets and also download the underlying data, for example the Global Power Plant Database or the Climate Vulnerability Index.

Monday, April 16, 2018

SplashMaps

SplashMaps makes the perfect gift: define your area of interest and they make you a wearable map.

The Power of Ten using Census Data

That sounds weird, but works very well - zooming-out from a census block to the country and you can pick your starting location: A map "dealing with the relative size of things" in the American Census

Friday, April 6, 2018

ArcGIS Image Analyst

People always forget: ArcGIS Image Analyst is part of ArcMap / ArcGIS Pro and works just fine for image analysis in my (limited) experience. Now also available for free with ArcGIS for Personal Use and ArcGIS for Student Use.

The Climate Atlas of Canada

The Climate Atlas of Canada is great: rich content with an interactive gridded map and links to data and reports