Data Converters/Translators/Viewers

Must Have

MICRODEM can call a number of external progams

Somewhat useful

These options are too dark, and you should use others:

Online Sentinel 2 cloud free image: https://s2maps.eu/

DXF LAS and LIDAR Processing and Point Cloud Visualizing GeoPDF KML converters Mobile Mapping

Entries below have not been systematically checked recently; use judiciously after checking date of last activity.

https://github.com/OpenDroneMap OpenDroneMap is a tool to postprocess drone, balloon, kite, and street view data to geographic data including orthophotos, point clouds, & textured mesh.

 

Geomorphic Change Dectection, GCD: http://gcd.riverscapes.xyz/Download/  ArcGIS plugin, or Windows program with no display options.

Topcat decimation: http://gcd.riverscapes.xyz/Help/Concepts/topcat-decimation.html  uses ASCII XYZ files

PySESA: Python program for Spatially Explicit Spectral Analysis
 
http://dbuscombe-usgs.github.io/pysesa/  uses ASCII input files
https://static1.squarespace.com/static/582b5e07197aeac54fcdd6a8/t/59d92020e45a7c0ce23fb1c9/1507401777289/Buscombe2016_CompGeosciences.pdf

 

http://www.grime.net/gistools/ list of conversion software, with formats

FOSS Geomorphometery  (especially GRASS, QGIS, SAGA)

TopoToolbox for Matlab: https://topotoolbox.wordpress.com/

Side scan sonar data analysis

NGA Office of Geomatics

GMT--Generic Mapping Tools:

Grid converter

 

GeoMapApp: http://www.geomapapp.org/index.htm (can export in Fledermaus format).GeoMapApp is an earth science exploration and visualization application that is continually being expanded as part of the Marine Geoscience Data System (MGDS) at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University.


Image processing:

Cartography

Color Palettes

Coordinate Conversion

GIS:

OGC WKT Projection files and Projection Codes

GPSies the leading platform and community for GPS recorded tracks and is used by thousands of outdoor enthusiasts around the world.

3D worlds

Map analyst, accuracy of old maps. 

General

Metadata

Geocode addresses

Cartograms

These need to be verified:


Google maps/Google Earth

Web Mapping


Interesting mapping pages on the web 

Stitch photos, make point clouds


Radar processing:


DXF files:  Nasty format, not completely GIS-compatible; avoid if at all possible.  We have not tried it recently.


IP address lookups


last revised 9/11/2018