Links

This page provides pointers to GIS companies, associations, and government web pages as well as sources of software, data, publications, and services. Information does not reflect use or endorsement by any company, association or Government.

AAG

Association of American Geographers

American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

Association for Geographic Information (UK)

California Geographic Information Association

CAG

Canadian Association of Geographers

CIG

Canadian Institute of Geomatics

Centre for Spatial Database Management & Solutions (CSDMS)

Non-Profit GIS Organization

CRESTech Organization

Center for Research in Earth & Space Technology

DeutschesKlimarechenzentrum

Site in German, English

Earth Observations Laboratory

Institute for Space & Terrestrial Science (Canada)

Geobase

Dept. of Defense source for geospatial information resource management solutions/strategies

GeoData Alliance

An organization is being formed to lead a national effort that will enable the effective and equitable flow of geographic information within the public and private sectors to enhance the nation’s economic, environmental and social progress. For preliminary planning purposes, the organization is being called the GeoData Alliance

GIAC

Geomatics Industry Association of Canada

GeomatiqueGeomatics

GPS and Geomatics resources from Canada

GITA (Geospatial Information & Technology Assoc.)

The mission of Geospatial Information & Technology Association is to provide excellence in education and information exchange on the use and benefits of geospatial information and technology in telecommunications, infrastructure and utility applications worldwide.

inovaGIS

Freeware, GIServer and Resources

International Map Trade Association

International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

LISA

LISA is an Organization of Geographical Information for all in Iceland

MAGIC

MidAmerica GIS Consortium

NACIS

North American Cartographic Information society

NSGC

Nova Scotia Geomatics Center – NSGC is responsible for the development, maintenance and distribution of the Nova Scotia Primary Land Information Databases

Open GIS Consortium

Home of the Web Mapping Testbed

URISA International

Vermont Geographic Information System

Non-profit GIS Organization

Aerial Photogrammetry Software

BAE Systems SOCETSET

DAT/EM International Summit Evolution

Intergraph Z/I Imaging

KLT Associates ATLAS

Leica Photogrammetry Suite (LPS)

PCI Geomatica

Close-Range Software

Eos Systems PhotoModeler (flexible, multi-purpose,
reasonably priced CRP)

GSI V-Stars (Highly accurate industrial measurement CRP)

GIS Software

Autodesk Geospatial Solutions

Bentley Systems, Inc.

Blue Marble Geographics

Cadcorp (Spatial Information System)

Caliper Corporation (Maptitude GIS, TransCAD, GIS +)

Caliper Corporation – UK (Maptitude GIS, TransCAD, GIS +)

Caris

Carmenta

Clark University (IDRISI)

DeLorme Mapping

Eagle Point Software Corporation

Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ArcGIS)

ERDAS

Geospatial Asset Management (GE)

Golden Software (Surfer, Grapher, MapViewer, Voxler, and Didger)

GRASS GIS

Intergraph

Manifold GIS

MicroImages, Inc.(TNTmips, TNTlite)

Map Maker Pro (Map Maker, Ltd.)

MapWindow GIS

Microsoft MapPoint

Pitney Bowes

Object F/X

PCI Geomatics

STAR-APIC

TatukGIS

LIDAR Processing Software Tools

Cloud Peak Software – LASEdit

Merrick MARS(Merrick Advanced Remote Sensing) – MARS

Terrasolid Ltd – TerraScan

Visual Learning Systems – LiDAR Analyst

Wikis

Wikis provide user generated content dealing with geospatial issues.
GISWiki

Open Source Geospatial Foundation Wiki

OpenStreetMap

wiki.GIS.com

Wikipedia

Geographic Information System

Geographic Information Science

Photgrammetry

Remote Sensing

Cartography

Surveying

Geodesy

Dictionaries

Dictionaries and glossaries are helpful for sorting out terminology in the GIS community.
Abbreviations and Acronyms in GIS, Cartography, and RS

AGI GIS Dictionary

ESRI GIS Dictionary

Geospatial Glossary (A-G) (GISLounge)

Geospatial Glossary (H-P) (GISLounge)

Geospatial Glossary (R-Z) (GISLounge)

Glossary of Cartographic Terms (University of Texas)

Glossary for the Geographer’s Craft Project (University of Colorado)

Glossary of Terms (Navtech GPS)

Glossary of Mapping, Charting, and Geodetic Terms (NGA) (PDF)

Glossary of Remote Sensing Terms (CCRS)

Glossary of Toponymic Terminology (United Nations)

Ordnance Survey Glossary

Route Planners

Route planners generate maps and directions given a start address to a stop address. Some planners help you identify a location to meet midway between to points.
Bing (Microsoft)

Expedia Driving Directions

Google Maps

MapQuest Directions

Map24 (Select Calculate Route)

OpenRouteService.org

Rand McNally

ViaMichelin (European Driving Directions)

Yahoo! Driving Directions

Meetways: Meet Me in the Middle

mezzoman: Meet in the Middle

Street Maps

Street Maps sites generate street-level maps when given a street address.

Find a Map (Expedia)

Google Maps

Bing (Microsoft)

Map24

Mapquest Maps

OpenStreetMap

Rand McNally

ViaMichelin (European Street Maps)

Yahoo! Local Maps

Data Viewers

Data viewers listed here are mostly free software that can be used to look at geographic data.

Viewers (GeoCommunity)

Explorer Applications (ESRI)

CartoMap Viewer (Select Products -> Free Viewer)

Christine GIS Viewer

dlgv32 DRG/DLG/SDTS Viewing Software (USGS)

ER Viewer (Erdas)

Gaia (The Carbon Project)

GeoGenesis LITE (The Carbon Project)

Geospatial Explorer (Cyze& Associates)

GeomaticaFreeView

GML Viewer (Snowflake Software)

Shape Viewer

TatukGIS Viewer (TatukGIS)

Thuban (Free Geographic Data Viewer)

TNTAtlas (MicroImages)

tkgeomap (Tcl/Tk Mapping Routines)