UNGIWG – Work Areas

UNGIWG – Work Areas

Ushahidi Information crowdsourcing application and process. Web-based, with mobile app interface. OCHA Open source, download from http://ushahidi.com/ or create reduced version of site (without download) at http://crowdmap.com/
Open Street Map Open source mapping project and toolset. Access directly at http://www.openstreetmap.org/
Google MapMaker Community-built maps. Access directly at http://www.google.com/mapmaker
CRMAT UNDP crisis mapping tool. http://www.sd.undp.org/projects/dg13.htm UNDP Sudan Contact @undpcrma
DEVINFO UNICEF Download from http://www.devinfo.org/
Sahana download from http://sahanafoundation.org/
Aquacrop FAO tool to simulate crop yield response to water FAO http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquacrop.html
AEZ FAO’s Agro-Ecological Zoning system FAO see http://www.fao.org/nr/land/databasesinformation-systems/aez-agro-ecological-zoning-system/en/
GeoNetwork FAO tool to find interactive maps, gis datasets, satellite imagery and related applications FAO see http://www.fao.org/geonetwork/srv/en/main.home
Scraperwiki Converts webpage data (pdfs etc) into datasets UN Global Pulse http://scraperwiki.com/
DevTrac Development map, at http://www.devtrac.ug/ Built by Mountbatten ltd. UNICEF, OCHA Uganda See about page on site
GRASS free Geographic Information System (GIS) software used for geospatial data management and analysis, image processing, graphics/maps production, spatial modeling, and visualization. UNEP http://grass.osgeo.org/
QGIS Quantum GIS (QGIS) is a user friendly Open Source Geographic Information System (GIS) providing a continously growing number of capabilities provided by core functions and plugins. UNEP http://www.qgis.org/
GeoServer GeoServer is an open source software server written in Java that allows users to share and edit geospatial data. Designed for interoperability, it publishes data from any major spatial data source using open standards (WMS, WFS, WCS). UNEP http://geoserver.org
FME FME was the first tool designed to be a Spatial ETL application. ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) can be described as a data warehousing tool that extracts data from a source, transforms it to fit the users’ needs, and then loads it into a destination or data warehouse. UNEP http://www.safe.com/
Spatial Data Integrator Spatial Data Integrator (SDI) is an ETL tool with geospatial capabilities. UNEP http://www.spatialdataintegrator.com/
PyWPS (Python Web Processing Service) is an implementation of the Web processing Service standard from Open Geospatial Consortium. UNEP http://pywps.wald.intevation.org/
GDAL/OGR translator library for raster and vector geospatial data formats UNEP http://www.gdal.org/
PostGIS PostGIS adds support for geographic objects to the PostgreSQL object-relational database. UNEP http://postgis.refractions.net/
OpenLayer OpenLayers makes it easy to put a dynamic map in any web page. It can display map tiles and markers loaded from any source. UNEP http://www.openlayers.org/
OpenGeo Suite Community Edition The OpenGeo Suite is the complete, OGC standards-compliant web mapping platform built on powerful, cutting-edge, open source geospatial components. UNEP http://opengeo.org/technology/suite/

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