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Global Mapper TM


Global Mapper is an affordable and easy-to-use GIS application that offers access to an unparalleled variety of spatial datasets and provides just the right level of functionality to satisfy both experienced GIS professionals and beginning users. Equally well suited as a standalone spatial data management tool and as an integral component of an enterprise-wide GIS, Global Mapper is a must-have for anyone who deals with maps or spatial data.

  • Low-cost and easy-to-use GIS solution
  • Supports over 250 spatial data formats
  • Optional LiDAR Module for advanced processing
  • Leverage the power of GeoCalc's library with the new tool bar
  • Now includes all features previously found in Global Energy Mapper®
  • Unmatched and complimentary technical support

Global Mapper is more than just a utility; it has built in functionality for distance and area calculations, raster blending, feathering, spectral analysis, elevation querying, line of sight calculations, cut-and-fill volume calculations, as well as advanced capabilities like image rectification, contour generation from surface data, view shed analysis, watershed delineation, sea level rise modeling, terrain layer comparison, and triangulation and gridding of 3D point data. Global Mapper 17 features numerous new and improved geospatial tools, functional upgrades, and performance improvements throughout all areas of the application. Significant new functionality includes a multi-view map interface allowing the simultaneous viewing and docking of several map widows as well as a completely redesigned map layout function for creating high-quality printed maps.

Flexible view interface with<br />dockable windows and multiple map views
Flexible view interface with
dockable windows and multiple map views

Flexible view interface with
dockable windows and multiple map views

Cartographic map publishing tool<br />
Cartographic map publishing tool

Cartographic map publishing tool

Trees rendered using<br />3D point styles
Trees rendered using
3D point styles

Trees rendered using
3D point styles

The new multi-view map display allows several docked map windows to be displayed within the interface. These views, which support both top-down 2D rendering as well as oblique 3D viewing, can be independently zoomed and panned and can be resized to make the most efficient use of the available screen space. The all-new Map Layout tools provide the necessary functionality for designing state-of-the-art printed maps. Cartographic elements such as a scale bar, compass rose, and map legend can be precisely placed within the layout frame and supplementary text and corporate branding graphics can be easily added to the design and saved as a template for future use.

Additional new functionality in Global Mapper v17 includes support for 3D models as custom symbols that are assigned to point features. These models appear as three-dimensional objects in the 3D Viewer. Several new data formats and online map services have been added including the US National map, which includes 1-foot color imagery, and World Navigation Charts at a 1:1,000,000 scale. The LiDAR Module also incorporates significant upgrades including several new filtering and point cloud clean-up options.

Global Mapper's data processing and map rendering engine continue to show dramatic performance improvements. Version 17 sees raster display, redraw, and export speeds that are up to ten times faster than in previous versions and LiDAR processing is also significantly faster.

Global Mapper Free Extensions:

    COAST - Coastal Adaptation to Sea Level Rise Tool
    Learn how to model cost/benefit analysis for adaptation strategies for sea level rise and coastal flooding from storm events like hurricanes.

    Overview Map Window
    The overview map window extension allows users to preview data in small in-set window in the main map interface. This tool is a great way to manage active data analysis while keeping track of a localized area view.

Global Mapper's intuitive user interface and logical layout helps smooth the learning curve and ensures that users will be up-and-running in no time. Your company will quickly see a significant return on investment brought about by efficient data processing, accurate map creation and optimized spatial data management.

By providing a complete GIS translation solution out-of-the-box, Global Mapper simplifies the deployment of spatial technology in your company or organization. There's no need to juggle extensions or costly add-ons to gain access to the functionality that you need. Global Mapper's aggressive development and release cycle ensures that the product grows with you as your needs and requirements change. Now you can unblock the GIS dataflow logjam by providing a workable GIS software tool for everyone who needs access to this critical data.

At a fraction of the cost of traditional GIS alternatives and with free set-up and general use support, as well as flexible licenses including single seat, network and USB Dongle licensing, there's no reason not to add Global Mapper to your GIS toolkit.

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