TerraViva! SEDAC Viewer
2011 TerraViva! SEDAC Viewer has been updated with a wide range of new SEDAC data. This map viewer and standalone software application (Microsoft Windows-based) uses a powerful data-viewing engine and tools to enable the visualization and integration of hundreds of socioeconomic and environmental variables and layers, including a range of satellite-based data. TerraViva! is of primary interest to researchers and analysts working in a variety of areas, from environmental and ecological sciences to the social and health sciences.
What Makes the TerraViva! SEDAC Viewer Unique?
- Easy to use.
- Global data viewing engine lets users examine hundreds of variables.
- Dynamic color-coded maps for faster quick comparison of countries.
- Support for rendering maps in more than fifteen different geographic projections.
- Create customized maps and charts.
- A library of maps by theme: population distribution, land cover, physical geography, and more.
- Gazetteer geographic locator can pinpoint cities, states, provinces, countries, water bodies, and weather stations.
Produced in collaboration between ISciences and the NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) operated by CIESIN, the 2011 version adds several SEDAC data sets, including Human Appropriation of Net Primary Productivity (HANPP) and Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. These build on a collection that includes the flagship SEDAC data set, Gridded Population of the World (GPW), and others.
The update encompasses 51 ready-made maps, ten GeoData indicator collections with hundreds of variables, and other features – scatter plots, tabular data display, map image production, and Web-based download of additional data layers – that make the 2011TerraViva! SEDAC Viewer such a valuable data exploration tool. The software is free of charge and video tutorials for getting started are available on the TerraViva! SEDAC Viewer YouTube channel.
Designed for use in Microsoft Windows 98, 2000, XP, or NT 4.0 with Service Pack 3 or later.
To order a free copy, please send your name and mailing address to SEDAC User Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.