Links related to RCGs research
Satellite images & Weather Charts
Surface Pressure Forecast (and more) from The Hadley Centre Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (
SMHI). Large educational resource (Kunskapsbanken). Forecast from met.no:
yr.no (also nice animation of latest satellite images)
EUMETSAT - Monitoring weather and climate from space. Real-time database and huge 'case-study' area (!!) in their Image gallery.
Dundee Satellite Receiving Station - up-to-date archive of images from NOAA, SeaStar, Terra and Aqua polar orbiting satellites. (day-by-day archive) Climate & Extremes
GEO and GIS data
Data and Maps (GIS ready) from the
European Environment Agency (e.g. landuse 100m, soil,pollution)
GLCF - Global Land Cover Facility. Satellite images (and more) asily accessible.
NCAR GIS Portal. Links to huge amount of last but not least global datasets (Hydrology, Landcover etc). Try!! Free GIS, Remote Sensing, Spatial & Hydrology Data at
http://free-gis-data.blogspot.com/. Huge compilation of datasources. Hydrological Database
HYDRO1k. Global hydrological parameters derived from GTOPO30.
Geological maps and data.
World Soil Information, huge download area.
The USGS Land Cover Institute (LCI). Landcover maps globally and by continent.
GIS climate change scenarios. CCSM simulations, 20c and future, many variables, SHP and txt.
European Soil Portal Data and Maps about soiltypes, soil degradation, pH etc. Top source to start with.
GoGeo!. The place to discover geospatial information and services for those in education and research. Links to UK and international data and portals. Useful!
WMS server list. List of servers providing GIS layer data
Free Map Tools - Maps u can make use of. Some Useful and some fancy tools, e.g. distance between two points on earth. Try! The Open Source Geospatial Foundation:
ASTER global DEM 30m
Worldclim.org Global climate data (past, present, future) for GIS
Free Geography Tools. Exploring the world of free tools for GIS, GPS ...
Global Change Master Directory. Discover Earth science data and services. TOP RESOURCE!! The
Map Machine. on National Geographic. Large Mapping possibilities. E.g. thematic maps, satellite maps etc.
SRTM 90. (almost) global high-resolution 90m elevation data
GTOPO 30. Global elevation data, 30sec (1km resolution)
Free Maps and GIS layers
GIS data depot. Free GIS data, worldwide. GIS data from ESRI:
click here Very huge (!!)
GIS WWW Resource List, University of Edinburgh United Nations
GEOdata Portal. Huge resource, download in different formats.
UNEP web resources. GIS applications and datadownloads. Amongst other links on this site: Disaster Risk Index Analysis Tool
GIS data depot
Terrainmap.com. Huge source for Digital Elevation Modeling Elevation data, Latest Maps, GIS Data and Imagery From Around The World. Commercial source but good for orientation!!
Global Elevation Data !!
DG Terrain Viewer and useful download links for global elevation data.
ETOPO1 Global Relief Model. 1 arc-minute global relief model of Earth's surface that integrates land topography and ocean bathymetry Volcanoes of the world, pictures and Science.
stromboli online at swissedu.ch
Land Surveying Units and Resources. Knowledgebase and links around lan surveying, GIS and GPS.
Sweden Statistical methods
Useful links to webresources on statistics and software.
statistical links (CAG, Univ. Reading)