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USGS Early Warning Software and portal

Software type: 
Web processing (cloud computing)
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Accessibility: 
Online
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
Data download, simple functions
Computer System: 
Online
Latest release (year): 
2013
Screenshot: 
Hazard: 
Drought
Hazard: 
Flood

Global Risk Data Platform (UNEP, ISDR)

Software type: 
Web processing (cloud computing)
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Online
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
Data download, user friendly
Computer System: 
Online
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
GeoTIFF
File types: 
shp
Screenshot: 
Hazard: 
Drought
Hazard: 
Earthquake
Hazard: 
Forest Fire
Hazard: 
Flood
Hazard: 
Mass Movement
Hazard: 
Tsunami
Hazard: 
Volcanic Eruption

Google Earth (google)

Software type: 
Web processing (cloud computing)
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Scope: 
Image processing
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Online
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
User friendly
Computer System: 
Windows
Computer System: 
MacOSX
Computer System: 
Linux
Latest release (year): 
2013
Screenshot: 

USGS US Seismic Hazard 2008

Software type: 
Web processing (cloud computing)
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Online
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
Just USA
Computer System: 
Online
Latest release (year): 
2008
Screenshot: 
Hazard: 
Earthquake

OpenStreetMap (OSM Foundation)

Software type: 
Crowdsourcing/VGI
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Online
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Computer System: 
Online
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
html
File types: 
xml
Screenshot: 

USGS GloVis

Software type: 
Web processing (cloud computing)
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Optical data or radar data format: 
Radar
Scope: 
Image processing
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Online
Requirements: 

Java

Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
simple, broad
Computer System: 
Online
Latest release (year): 
2013
Screenshot: 

Quakesim

Software type: 
Web processing (cloud computing)
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Scope: 
Modelling
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Online
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
Focused on California, collection of tools
Computer System: 
Online
Latest release (year): 
2013
Screenshot: 
Hazard: 
Earthquake

USGS LandsatLook Viewer

Software type: 
Web processing (cloud computing)
Vector/Raster: 
Vector
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Scope: 
Image processing
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Online
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
simple, data dowload
Computer System: 
Online
Latest release (year): 
2013
Screenshot: 

Eduspace Image Catalogue (ESA)

Software type: 
Web processing (cloud computing)
Vector/Raster: 
Raster
Optical data or radar data format: 
Optical
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Online
Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
simple, data download
Computer System: 
Online
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
kml
File types: 
wmf
File types: 
wms
File types: 
xml
Screenshot: 

Google Maps Engine (google)

Software type: 
Web GIS (display only)
Scope: 
Visualisation
Accessibility: 
Online
Requirements: 

Sign in

Graphical User Interface: 
Yes
Costs: 
Free
Comment: 
user friendly, share content
Computer System: 
Online
Latest release (year): 
2013
File types: 
csv
Screenshot: