Compare and contrast several products intended for geospatial visualization (e.g., a map to embed in a blog or PowerPoint, or for a poster session) and in some cases for GIS data analysis.
- ArcGIS Online: Companion to the ArcGIS client that allows members of an organizaton to store and share spatial data online, and that can be used independently or in conjunction with the client
- GeoCommons: both a repository for spatial data as well as an analysis and visualization tool
- Google Earth: emphasis on its features that are most applicable in an academic setting.
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