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uDIG (User-friendly Desktop Internet GIS)

uDIG (User-friendly Desktop Internet GIS) is an Open Source GIS framework and application for desktop GIS data access, editing, and viewing. uDIG is based upon the Eclipse Rich Client (RCP) Java framework and is extensible through the addition of plugins developed using the RCP framework. In its base configuration it supports a variety of data access methods, including file-based raster and vector data, geodatabases, and Open Geospatial Consortium services (Web Map and Web Feature Services [WMS and WFS respetively]). Plug-ins have already been developed for geospatial processing and analysis, enhanced cartographic capabilities, OGC Web Processing Service interaction, and data creation.

Technical Expertise Required: 
No programming
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Foerster, T. and Schäffer, B. 2007. A client for distributed geo-processing on the web. In Proceedings of the 7th international Conference on Web and Wireless Geographical information Systems (Cardiff, UK, November 28 - 29, 2007). J. M. Ware and G. E. Taylor, Eds. Lecture Notes In Computer Science. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 252-263.

Windows, MAC OS, Linux