noaadata-py is a library for handling marine Automatic Identification System (AIS) messages and NOAA marine data messages from http://opendap.co-ops.nos.noaa.gov/axis/. It has extensions to handle the USCG N-AIS receive fields. For AIS ship traffic, noaadata provides bridges to Sqlite3 and PostgreSQL/Postgis databases. It is able to generate Google Earth KML files for AIS. It is part of the UNH/NOAA Chart of the Future project.
Appomattox is a project to build a set of cross-platform mapping objects for the .NET framework. It is also a desktop GIS application. It currently supports the following data sources: shapefiles, raster data (JPEG, GIF, TIFF, bitmap, and PNG), and PostGIS. The goal of Appomattox is to provide an elegant and intuitive user interface for mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) without sacrificing power and functionality.
upoints is a collection of Python modules for working with points on Earth or other nearly spherical objects. It allows you to calculate the distance and bearings between points, mangle xearth/xplanet data files, and work with online UK trigpoint databases, NOAA's weather station database, and other such location databases.
GeoNiche is a GPS enabled PalmOS program for geocaching, hiking, fishing, bicycling, and other outdoor activities. In addition to a whole host of standard features, GeoNiche includes many features not found in other GPS applications. It imports geocaching data. It has advanced target and route sorting. There are multiple user-definable configurations. It includes many coordinate display and input formats. It keeps a waypoint visitation time/date which can be updated automatically. An alarm tone can sound when the user is near a target.
Fieldtrip allows content experts to produce online e-case studies with limited support from computer and media specialists. Case studies include a group of events, each of which have a place (on a map) and a time (on a timeline), and can be associated with other media elements such as photos, animation, audio, and video. It is designed for students, researchers, and educators at the graduate and post-graduate level and for professionals and practitioners.