|This map offers an example of GIS in action after the major earthquake in Haiti in 2010. Volunteers with Open Street Map used cellphones and other location-aware devices to create this map of collapsed buildings, roadway obstacles, and other possible hazards. Relief workers and others used the map to assist in navigating the altered landscape.|
These tools allow the user to upload a spreadsheet of data and create a map.
The Tri-College Libraries Maps & Geography guide includes the following types of spatial data resources. Swarthmore also licenses some geospatial data for use by members of the College community - ask Doug Willen or Sarah Elichko for assistance accessing that data.