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Geospatial Web Visualisation

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How do you visualize geo data on the web when you don't know which ones are out there?   This was the question I asked myself when thinking about how to explain this to my students. I then began to search and find out what is out there. Geospatial Visualisation = Cartography  or ?   Well GIS has roots in computer visualisation and graphic design so where else but to start looking in these branches for new developments and here is what I found. d3   Data driven documents. D3.js is a JavaScript library for manipulating documents based on data. threejs threejs for 3d visualization in the browser cesiumjs.org   more cool 3d geospatial visualization on the web dojo   Combine OpenLayers map data with additional features such as geo-referenced Dojo graphics shapes or geo-referenced Dojo widgets on top of the background map. leaflet javascript api openlayers javascript api google maps javascript api Google Charts Google charts can produce maps using google maps api Mode