Archive for the ‘MAPS’ Category

OPENSTREETMAP – THE BOOK

October 11, 2016

OPENSTREETMAP – THE BOOK

  • 1. DISCOVERING COLLABORATIVE MAPPING
  • 2. WELCOME TO OPENSTREETMAP
  • 3. HOW THIS BOOK WAS WRITTEN
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Mastering OpenLayers 3

October 7, 2016

 

Creating web maps using leaflets

October 7, 2016

Leaflet is the leading open-source JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps. it has all the mapping features most developers ever need.

Geofabrik TOOLS

September 23, 2016

Geofabrik Tools

[ APP ] – Are You Safe? (coming soon)

January 13, 2016

Are You Safe lets you know how safe you are at all times based on your current location within the city.

All it takes is a quick tap to see a threat meter of your safety level along with hyperlocal crime data broken down by type.

Features:

  • Simple visual representation of your safety level on the Threat Meter
  • Up to date crime data from police and local city/governments
  • Dynamically updated recent crime data for your surrounding area
  • Walk /drive /bike /bus /canoe around and see your status update as you go

Uses:

  • Visiting and unfamiliar with the city?
  • Debating whether to walk or take a cab?
  • Headed to an area you haven’t been to before?
  • Not sure if you should park your car on the street?

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[ USA ] – The Cartography and Geovisualization Group at Oregon State University

July 23, 2014

The Cartography and Geovisualization Group at Oregon State University conducts research for the visualization and exploration of geographic data. We combine computer graphics and cartographic design principles to develop new methods and technologies for the visual representation and analysis of geospatial information.

[ USA ] – Historic Digital NC Topographic Maps (NCSU LIBRARIES)

June 25, 2014

[ USA ] – Historic Digital NC Topographic Maps (NCSU LIBRARIES)

Scanned and georeferenced historical or superseded topographic maps covering a large portion of North Carolina are available for free public download from the table of links below.

These maps provide valuable historical information about landscape features from the past. Map dates range from the late 1800s to the 1960s. Scales vary from 1:250,000 (15 minute coverage area) to 1:62,500 (7.5 minute coverage area). A few have even larger scales.

[ WEBGIS ] Georgia Outdoor Map

June 9, 2014

[ WEBGIS ] Georgia Outdoor Map

A WEBGIS FROM Georgia Department of Natural Resources

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY [NYPL] – Open Access Maps at NYPL

April 10, 2014

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY [NYPL] – Open Access Maps at NYPL

The Lionel Pincus & Princess Firyal Map Division is very proud to announce the release of more than 20,000 cartographic works as high resolution downloads. We believe these maps have no known US copyright restrictions.* To the extent that some jurisdictions grant NYPL an additional copyright in the digital reproductions of these maps, NYPL is distributing these images under a Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. The maps can be viewed through the New York Public Library’s Digital Collections page, and downloaded (!), through the Map Warper. First, create an account, then click a map title and go. Here’s a primer and more extended blog post on the warper.

New York Public Library – 20,000 Hi-Res Maps Online

April 10, 2014

New York Public Library – 20,000 Hi-Res Maps Online

New York Public Library Puts 20,000 Hi-Res Maps Online & Makes Them Free to Download and Use