The Virginia Geospatial Extension Program

Cool Tools

The Virginia Geospatial Extension Program scours the Internet and other program areas nationally to identify innovative and cost effective (often free!) tools to support your GIS, GPS, and Remote Sensing applications.  Here’s a clearinghouse of the “best of the best”.

Extension Agent GPS Program Information

 

GPS / and 'basic mapping' Software

 

Mapping Software

 

Software "extensions"

  • CITYgreen - extension tool for ESRI ArcGIS: "The software calculates dollar benefits for the services provided by the trees and other green space in your specific area." ($195-$895)
  • Community Viz - extension tool for ESRI ArcGIS: 'CommunityViz "shows" you the implications of different plans and choices' ($350-$850)

 

Interactive Mapping Websites(examples)