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3.12 GIS and Miscellaneous Displays
This section covers GIS data (DEM, WMS, Shapefiles) and the drawing tool.

3.12.0  Web Map Servers
The IDV provides access to Web Map Servers (WMS).
3.12.1  More Web Map Servers
We'll look at accessing other Web Map Servers.
3.12.2  Shapefile
The IDV can display ESRI polygon shapefiles.
3.12.3  Locations
The IDV provides a large location database.
3.12.4  WorldWind Locations
Nasa's WorldWind program comes with a tiled location database that allows for progressive disclosure of locations as you zoom in. The IDV makes use of this database.
3.12.5  DEM Displays
The IDV supports elevation data from models, USGS DEM format and ESRI's ArcInfo ASCII grid format.
3.12.6  Doing more with GIS Data
3.12.7  Drawing Control
The IDV provides a 3D drawing tool.
3.12.8  Doing More with the Drawing Control
You can draw across time steps.
3.12.9  Using Images in the IDV
The IDV can display non-geolocated images and geolocate them.

 


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