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The University of Arizona

GEOG 303 - Field Study in Environmental Geography (Fall 2017)

Class mapping tools

Other software & utilities

GIS desktop applications are able to offer a variety of powerful tools and applications for GIS. A great option for those who will be doing complex, comprehensive, or frequent work in a GIS.

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ESRI - ArcGIS Desktop

Windows

Single year licenses available for University of Arizona Faculty, Staff, and Students.

An industry standard suite of comprehensive GIS applications providing sophisticated analysis and cartographic capabilities for all common data types.

Contact Tawny Lockner for license

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QGIS

Windows, Macintosh, Linux

Free, Open Source

A popular free and open source application with a large user and development community.  Provides complex analysis and cartographic capabilities with support for additional functionality through user-developed plugins.  Part of the larger OpenGeo Suite of applications.
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ERDAS IMAGINE

Windows

Single year licenses available for University of Arizona Faculty, Staff, and Students.

A robust geospatial analysis platform centered on remote sensing and photogrammetry.

Contact Tawny Lockner for license

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Epi Info

Windows

Free

A specialty software package produced by the Center for Disease Control aimed at bringing statistical analysis and GIS tools and resources to Public Health professionals.

Online GIS platforms offer a range of limited functionality suitable for most people without the need to install software onto your computer.

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CartoDB ArcGIS Desktop Website Screenshot
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Esri Business Analyst Online Website Screenshot

These online utilities provide easy to use data manipulation services for geospatial data types.

US Census Bureau Geocoder Screenshot
GeoConverter Screenshot
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