Cultural Atlas Initiative
|ECAI is a collaborative project
which combines global mapping, imagery, and texts. ECAI provides scholars
and other users with a research resource based on digital technology which
presents complex combinations of data from multiple disciplines visually
Britain Historical GIS Project
| creating a major GIS that will contain the
changing boundaries of all the major administrative and statistical reporting
areas of Great Britain.
Europe's Historic Boundaries and Borders
|Our concern is with mapping the changing
boundaries of administrative units, from parishes and communes up to nations
and empires, as a framework for studying the European past.
On-Line Digital Boundary Data (Edinburgh Univ.)
|It is a web-based Interface that provides
digitised boundary datasets of the UK, available in many GIS formats.
Federal Geographic Data committee)
|The Federal Geographic Data Committee coordinates
the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI).
|A weekly summary of important natural and manmade
events in the environment worldwide.(Archive summaries available.) archives
of 95-97 are on earthweek.com.
and Moon Viewer
|A Web site where you can view the Earth in
many different ways, including by latitude and longitude, above various
|A Web site with a lot of information about
geography, including many maps, news, and a glossary of terms. It also includes
many links to other sites.
Names-National Imagery and Mapping Agency(NIMA)
|The GEOnet Names Server(GNS) provides access
to the National Imagery and Mapping Agency's(NIMA) database of foreign geographic
from the Space Shuttle
|This is a photographic survey of oceanic phenomenon
visible to the naked eye acquired by NASA astronauts. Included are sets
of internal waves, pollution at sea, and coatal phenomena.
Library Map Collection
|An extensive collection of online maps of regions
around the world; files are usually large and can be slow to download, but
maps are excellent.
World Factbook 2001
|Provides detailed information about specific
countries, such as geography, population, land use, natural resources,etc.
Click for for access to approved OpenGIS Abstract and Implementation Specifications
|D. ISO TC211
from Space:A Global Overview of Regional Landforms
|A good resource for teachers. This out of print
book is available online and on CD-ROM; order CD from Goddard DAAC for free:firstname.lastname@example.org
Institute for Sapce Studies
|GISS is a NASA facility that primarily studies
global change. This site has extremely technical data on surface temperatures,
vegetation, human population density, wetlands, ect.
of Congress Country Studies
|This site includes descriptions of 85 countries.
Each study is written by a multidiscplinary team of social scientists and
includes sections on history, geography, economy, society, and others.
|This is a fun, yet informative site where students
can ask scientists questions. Already asked questions are available for
& Sky Portraits
|This catalog contains large satellite image
prints of the Earth and of specific regions. It also includes antique maps,overhead
transparencies of landforms, and more.call 1-800-363-0938.