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Geospatial Visualization

Geospatial Visualization

  • GeoCommons – A public community and set of tools to access, visualize and analyze data with compelling map visualizations.
  • Kartograph – A simple and lightweight framework for creating beautiful, interactive vector maps
  • Leaflet – A lightweight JavaScript library for making tile-based interactive maps for desktop and mobile browsers.
  • Mapbox – A web platform for hosting custom designed map tiles and a set of open source tools to produce them.
  • Modest Maps – a small, extensible, and free library for designers and developers who want to use interactive maps in their own projects.
  • OpenLayers – Javascript mapping library
  • CartoDB – online tool for visualizing data on a map
  • amMaps – JavaScript mapping library
  • Viewshare – a free platform for generating and customizing views (interactive maps, timelines, facets, tag clouds) that allow users to experience digital collections
  • Google Fusion Tables – A web application that makes it easy to host, manage, collaborate on, visualize, and publish data tables
  • maps.stamen.com – map tiles and javascript library
  • gmaps.js – a light-weight Google Maps API
  • WorldMap – low barrier open source platform to explore, visualize, edit, collaborate with, and publish geospatial information.
  • Ushahidi – online platform to collect and display information geospatially
  • Timemap.js – Javascript library to help use online maps, including Google, OpenLayers, and Bing, with a SIMILE timeline. The library allows you to load one or more datasets in JSON, KML, or GeoRSS onto both a map and a timeline simultaneously.