Gis and maps

====== GIS and Maps ======

===== Tools =====

  • [[ |]] - Create quick and dirty maps with points, lines and polygons.
  • [[ |]] - GDAL (read raster) for Python
  • [[ |]] - Allow spatial queries in the browser.
  • [[ | Mapsheet.js]] - Create quick maps using Google Spreadsheet.
  • [[|MapIt]] is a service that maps UK postcodes and geographical points to administrative areas. It’s useful for anyone who has a postcode or co-ordinates of a point in the UK, and needs to find out what region, constituency, or council it lies within. It’s also great for looking up the shapes of all those boundaries.
  • [[ |Field Papers]] Make Digital maps with a Pen and Paper
  • [[ |MapKnitter ]] is a free and open source tool for combining and positioning images (often from in geographic space into a composite image map.
  • [[ | TileMill]] is a tool for cartographers to quickly and easily design maps for the web using custom data. It is built on the powerful open-source map rendering library Mapnik - the same
  • [[ | Jeo WordPress Theme]] acts as a geojournalism platform which allows news organizations, bloggers and NGOs to publish news stories as layers of information on digital maps. ===== Books =====

  • [[ | Geojournalism Handbook]] ===== Books =====

===== Tutorials =====