GLG410--Computers in Earth and Space Exploration

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Next generation data exploration and visualization tools: GeoMapApp is an example of a earth science data integration system that uses a range of new mapping and data management tools to enable exploration of our planet. Before we get started, let's look at the Virtual Ocean. These tools ar now hosted under an umbrella project called IEDA--Interdsciplinary Earth Alliance. Look for example at the IEDA data browser

Here is the user's guide: GeoMapApp User Guide, version 3.6.0.

A critical component of GeoMapApp is its inclusion of the Global Multi-Resolution Topography (100 m resolution).

The GeoMapApp team has established a youtube channel with some nice tutorials:

Here is the multimedia tutorials in order:
Movies for demo (note that these have not been updated for a while, but are still generally accurate):

Download and start GeoMapApp:

Introduction: GeoMapApp menus and toolbar:

Introduction: Default topography base map (skip--main point is that the initial data that is pulled is jpg imagery rather than the actual data):

Introduction: Customize the default base map:

Available Data: Basemaps menu:

Available Data: Datasets menu:

Import Tabular and Spreadsheet Data

Import Shapefile

Last modified: November 30, 2015