INTERNET RESOURCES FOR MAPPING
||When news breaks that affects your community--whether
it happens across town or half a world away--you're likely to
need maps to help viewers make sense of the story. You may want
digital maps for on-screen graphics, or large maps for studio
Where will you find them? We've pulled together some
map resources that may come in handy in the near future.
Company sells map files and animation software--used by major networks.
Maps for sale in common formats with editable layers.
and Google Earth
Satellite images and 3-D building and terrain views, used on air
by major networks.
Maps: UT Library
The Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection has political
and relief maps of Iraq, plus Baghdad maps showing initial US targets
from the 1991 Gulf War as well as regional maps.
This interactive map from the BBC has clickable icons showing suspected
weapons sites, palaces, army bases and oilfields.
Guide to Remote Sensing Resources
Links to satellite imagery on the Web compiled by American University.
Satellite imagery and topographical maps for sale.
Has online physical maps, plus sells wall maps, and ditigal maps
for graphic designers.
Land Rapid Response
NASA satellite images, available in almost real time. Choose a date,
then click on "terra orbit tracks" to find the time that
images of the area of interest were captured.
Printer friendly maps, plus mapping CD Roms for sale.
McClatchy-Tribune Information Services company builds and sells
OTS maps and graphics.
Has wall maps, atlases, globes for sale.
Online maps collected by the UN humanitarian affairs office.
Based in Barcelona, Spain, company makes custom maps for TV use.
Perry-Castaneda Map Collection
Searchable database of world maps.
Online maps, plus country data and current clock time.
Map of Arabian Peninsula oil fields, from USGS.
Beta version includes satellite image as well.