RSS 6 projects tagged "geography"

Download Website Updated 01 Sep 2010 50 States and Capitals

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Pop 12.65
Vit 36.45

50 States and Capitals is edutainment software to teach the location of the states of the USA and their capitals. It uses an intuitive interface complete with sound effects.

Download Website Updated 07 Apr 2013 Marble

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Pop 84.32
Vit 2.94

Marble is a Virtual Globe and World Atlas that you can use to learn more about Earth: you can pan and zoom around, and you can look up places and roads. A mouse click on a place label will provide the respective Wikipedia article. It's also possible to measure distances between locations or watch the current cloud cover. Marble offers different thematic maps: a classroom-style topographic map, a satellite view, street map, earth at night, and temperature and precipitation maps. All maps include a custom map key, so it can also be used as an educational tool for use in classrooms. For educational purposes, you can also change the date and time and watch how the starry sky and the twilight zone on the map change. Marble also features multiple projections: choose between a flat map ("Plate carré"), Mercator, or the globe.

Download Website Updated 23 Sep 2011 DistrictBuilder

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Pop 18.55
Vit 31.91

District Builder is a software application designed to give the public transparent, accessible, and easy-to-use mapping tools to draw the boundaries of their communities or to generate redistricting plans for their state and localities. The drawing of electoral districts is among the least transparent processes in democratic governance. All too often, redistricting authorities maintain power by obstructing public participation. The resulting districts embody the goals of politicians to the detriment of the representational interests of communities and the public at large. With District Builder, the public has the capacity to create and submit district plans for municipal, county, and state governments, support redistricting competitions, and keep the entire process open. In addition to legislative redistricting, District Builder's flexibility accommodates school districts, police districts, and many other redistricting needs.

No download No website Updated 07 Mar 2014 OpenTreeMap

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Pop 39.42
Vit 31.29

OpenTreeMap is software for collaborative, geography-enabled urban tree inventory. The software enables the public, organizations, and governments to collaboratively contribute to an interactive and dynamic map of a community’s tree population. Users can search for trees, add trees to the system, edit existing tree information, or upload tree photos. The system automatically calculates a tree's ecosystem benefits based on its species and diameter. OpenTreeMap can be used in a single municipality or to cover a broader geographic region with many communities, anywhere in the world. This software also exists as a subscription-based system.

Download No website Updated 11 Jul 2012 GRIFIN

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Pop 17.26
Vit 25.49

GRIFIN (Geospatial Reference Interface For Internet Networks) is a design for a new network service providing information via the geo-spatial-temporal context. It is different from other existing Internet services, with strong focus on interoperability, decentralized architecture, and visualization.

Download No website Updated 24 Dec 2013 Thief Catcher

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Pop 41.38
Vit 1.00

Thief Catcher is an educational game where you pursue a thief around the world. Your geography and cultural knowledge is under test!

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A new implementation of the standard library for Linux-based systems.

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