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Sophisticated interface for exploring the birds of North America. Combination of USGS and Audubon Society data. Required Flash 8. 


Search any location in the world and find photos, videos, docs, map, satellite imagery and nearby places related to it. 

Greenpeace Crop Circles

This mashup was banned by the French courts. Greenpeace created this to show where Monsanto was genetic engineering maize. This link takes you to the Greenpeace report and the mashup. 

Greenspace UK Carbon Emissions Map

Carbon Emissions Map for UK showing emissions down to square km level. Source of emissions is also shown. A simple emission reduction todo list for individuals and communites is included. 


A search engine for finding scientific data on water quality and hydrology from approximately 1.9 million sites in the USA. Includes agencies such us US Geological Survey, EPA, Texas Commission of Water Quality, and more. 

If I Dig Straight Down

Everyone in the US knows that if you dig straight down you end up in China. Except you will not, but instead will end up swimming. Use this dual map tool to see where you go if you dig. 

Interactive Climate Map

Average weather for thousands of global locations in easy to read charts. Temperature, rainfall, snowfall, humidity. 


Interesting mashup is a test of E O Wilsonís idea of a web page for each species. From Glasgow-based Roderic Page. 

YahooImages, Entrez 
KQED Quest

Quest utilizes all of the KQED Public Broadcasting media platforms. Interactive site uses Google Map and Flickr mashups to present high-quality television programs, radio spots, blog postings, education guides, and map-based explorations. 

GoogleMaps, Flickr 
Mandelbrot Fractal Explorer

to discover the wonderful world of a mathematic formula. Zoom in and enjoy. 

Map of the World

A mashup of geographic information and Google Maps. 

Meteor Impact Craters uses Google Maps satellite images for exploring several of earth's meteor impact craters. 

Mountains of the world

Browse through all the mountains of the world categorized by continent, country. The mountain coordinates are mapped in Google maps, along with photos got from flickr. Provision is given to visit the details about the mountain in Wikipedia from the Map 

Wikipedia, GoogleMaps, GeoNames, Flickr 
Navigate Cbers Satellite Images

Use Google Maps interface to search for images of the China Brazil Earth Resources Satellites (CBERS 2 and 2b). The images cover all South America. Images are a free download to any computer in Brazil. 

Nearctic Spider Database

Geo-referenced spider collections across North America. Ability to map locations by species and also produce species lists and image galleries by bounding box. 


NewsBlade builds Business Intelligence Portals for vertical industries and companies. Our first portal is BioTech and Pharma. 

Yahoo, OntokWikipedia, MicrosoftBing, GoogleDesktop 
Northwood and Medham Bird Map

Map shows where dozens of distinct Birds and Mammals have been spotted in the Village of Northwood on the Isle of Wight, UK. 

Nuclear Blast Effects Simulator

HYDESim maps the potential effects of radii generated by a ground-level nuclear detonation. 

Photos of Life

You can browse between living beings kingdoms and see word distributions and photos from Flickr. GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility) provides taxonomy APIs and word distribution maps. 

GlobalBiodiversityInformationFac, Flickr 
PISCO Ecological Data Products Map

This features the ecological datasets of the Partnership for Interdisciplinary Studies of Coastal Oceans. Users can pick an organism and see its distribution and abundance. Users can also view survey site metadata and species lists. 



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