UNCP has a site license for the industry leading GIS software package. All lab computers have the software suite installed and 1 year student licenses are available upon request.
Google Earth is a free application that allows users to explore geospatial data.
Provides quick online access to image, elevation and transportation data. The Google Maps API is often used to create online geospatial projects.
Provides quick online access to image, elevation and transportation data as well as a oblique aeiral imagery and includes an integrated 3D virtual globe.
QGIS is an open source project to create a robust GIS analysis package.
Free Data Sources
The NC One Map provides ready access to a wealth of geospatial data for the state. Data is viewable and downloadable
The USGS has created a warehouse of information for the US which is accessible via their National Map viewer
The NRCS provides access to most of the data collect by the USDA agencies including the FSA and NRCS.
the GSO is an interface to metadata on data available from government agencies in the USat all levels
Access to data that has been made available by ESRI and its customers.
podcast to highlight GIS and geospatial technologies at UNCP
As part of the site license, UNCP students, staff, and faculty have access to most of ESRI's software training library at no additional cost on request.
ESRI has created a repository of lesson plans that educators have created to support a myriad of course topics and experience levels.
Listserv created to facilitate conversations on geographic information and geospatial technologies on campus
An aggregator for some of the top blogs geospatial technologies from around the world
A repository for information about using geospatial technologies in education. Includes various social networking options
Updated: Thursday, January 13, 2011
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