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THIS PAGE IS NOW A LEGACY PAGE.
THERE IS A MORE COMPREHENSIVE AND UP-TO-DATE COMPILATION OF MARINE GIS TOOLS AT
MarineCoastalGIS.net

See also
Benthic Terrain Modeler for ArcGIS 10.x

 
AUTHOR(S) FORMAT BENTHIC TERRAIN MODELER (BTM)
Davey Jones Locker Group w/
NOAA CSC

ArcGIS 8.x/9.x extension
Windows exe file
Python version in progress!
ReadMe File (txt)
NOAA CSC Web Description
Old Version of BTM Tool (rt-click, Save As)
--> Python version in progress! <--
Classif. Dictionary for Hawaii
(rt-click, Save As)

A BTM Tutorial (5.6 Mb pdf)
Tutorial Data (8.8 Mb zip)
Need More Support? Join the BTM listserve

Related Data Layers (NOAA PIBHMC)
GeoTools '05 Poster of BTM (pdf)
 
AUTHOR(S) FORMAT TOOL
Davey Jones Locker Group w/
NOAA CSC

ArcIMS 9 Web Tool
Benthic Terrain Viewer (BTV)
Davey Jones Locker Group w/
NOAA CSC

Online Bibliographic Tool
Am Samoa Coastal & Marine Bibliographic Database
Francesca Riolo
Visual Basic/ArcObjects app
PANDA: Protected Areas Network Design Application
Ian Ball, Hugh Possingham
ArcView extension
MARXAN: A Reserve System Selection Tool
DHI Water & Environment
ArcGIS 9.x extension
MIKE Marine
Temporal Analyst, Surface, Survey, Transect, Coastline, & Image Managers
ESRI, Joe Breman et al.
ArcGIS 9.x extension, olb, dll files
3D Interpolation Tool
NOAA CSC and PSC
ArcIMS Web Tool
Tutuila Hazard Assessment Tool
Various
Contributors to Place Matters
Various marine geospatial analysis tools, PPTs
Resource/Tool Page
OBIS SEAMAP
Duke University
Various tools for organizing and analyzing marine animal data
Various marine animal tools
EBM Tools Network
Various
Ecosystem-based management tools for coastal and marine environments
Various tools
Advancing Ecosystem-Based Management: A Decision Support Toolkit for Marine Managers
Various
Ecosystem-based management tools for coastal and marine environments
Various tools
Geospatial Analysis Program
Duke University
ArcGIS 9.x Model Builder
zipped download
ArcRstats
(Multivariate marine habitat modeling)
Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab
Duke University
Various tools for marine ecology, habitat modeling, tool innovation fund
Various tools
Hawthorne Beyer
spatialecology.com
various tools for ArcGIS
Spatial Ecology Tools
Center for Spatially Integrated Social Science (CSISS)
Robust collection of spatial analysis tools
CSISS Tools Clearinghouse
Maritime Zone Notification Tool
Global Maritime Boundaries Database
General Dynamics, USA
IDs intl boundaries crossed by a cruise track and generates templates for State Department clearance.
Information/Pricing
Philip Hooge
et al.
USGS, Alaska, USA
ArcView 3.x extension
Oceanographic Analyst
(3- and 4-D analysis)
Florence Wong
et al.
USGS, California, USA
ArcInfo AMLs
Time-Based Navigational Trackline Data Processing and Plotting
(with dynamic segmentation)
Dawn Wright et al.
OrSt, USA
AMLs, Unix shell scripts, ArcView 3.x extension
ArcGMT Conversion Tools (netCDF-style GMT grid conversion)
Ken Buja
NOAA/NOS Biogeography Program
ArcGIS 9 extension
Habitat Digitizing Extension (digitizes coral reef and other kinds of habitat polygons from georeferenced imagery)
EVS (Environmental Visualization System)
Various, 3D tools for ArcView
Resource/Download Page
Jenness Enterprises
Excellent suite of surface and other tools for ArcView
Resource/Download Page
NOAA Biogeography
Various, including ArcView 3.x extensions
Resource/Tool Page
NOAA Coastal Services Center (CSC)
USA
ArcView 3.x extension
Metadata Collector Tool
(Best ArcView Extension Award, 1997 ESRI User Conference)
NOAA CSC
ArcView 3.x extension
LIDAR Data Handler
(for LIDAR grids, but works with grids of ANY type!)
NOAA CSC
ArcView 3.x extension
NOAA Nautical Chart Extension
NOAA CSC
Standalone executable
Digital NOAA Nautical Chart Reprojection
University of Hawaii
USA
ArcView 3.x extension
ShapeNADCON Tool
State Plane to UTM Projector
Projection Procedures (pdf)
NOAA CSC
ArcView 3.x extensions
Various Pacific Island GIS Tools
Johannes Weigel
ECOGIS Geomatics Services, Hannover, GERMANY
ArcView 3.x extension
ASCII Reader 2.6, ArcScripts
(imports text data, including netCDF)
Various
Web utilities
Fledermaus
3D Visualization (now supports ArcView shapefiles)
Info Page
 
OTHER "NIFTY GIS TOOLS"
posted to SCGIS listserv July '05 by Nasser Olwero
, Mpala Research Centre, Kenya

ETGeoWizard and ETGeotools:
www.ian-ko.com/ET_GeoWizards/gw_main.htm
www.ian-ko.com/ET_GeoTools/gt_main.htm

Good scripts written in Python that can enhance your work:
www.codesampler.com/python.htm

This page from San Francisco State U. has a GIS Knowledgebase:
gis.sfsu.edu/helpdesk/arcmap/layout.htm

Xtools for ArcView 3.x:
arcscripts.esri.com/details.asp?dbid=11526

Xtools for ArcGIS 8.x and 9.x:
arcscripts.esri.com/details.asp?dbid=11731

Remote Sensing/GIS/Mapping Tools, American Museum of Natural History:
cbc.rs-gis.amnh.org/guides/viewing_data/open_source.html

Search for Arc Scripts here:
arcscripts.esri.com

DNR Garmin - for GPS data download to ArcVIew 3.x,8.x,9.x:
www.dnr.state.mn.us/mis/gis/tools/arcview/extensions/DNRGarmin/DNRGarmin.html

TAMARIN--Toolbox for Applied Metrics and Analysis of Regional Incentives is a planning support system to assist in regional conservation planning:
tamarinmodel.org (although the web site is not very complete yet).

NatureServe Vista at:
www.natureserve.org/prodServices/vista.jsp is also a decision support tool for biodiversity conservation planning

Two open source desktop GIS packages, actively in development, are Quantum GIS (www.qgis.org) and uDig (udig.refractions.net).

This one is just for fun:
www.gislounge.com/ll/fun.shtml


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Photo montage in header courtesy of National Marine Sanctuary System and Kip Evans, National Geographic Society
http://dusk.geo.orst.edu/djl/samoa/tools.html