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Susan Smith has worked as an editor and writer in the technology industry for over 16 years. As an editor she has been responsible for the launch of a number of technology trade publications, both in print and online. Currently, Susan is the Editor of GISCafe and AECCafe, as well as those sites’ … More »

Libya Unrest interactive maps available

March 23rd, 2011 by Susan Smith

In response to the Libyan unrest, geospatial and GIS companies as well as newspapers are providing interactive map applications and maps to show areas of occupation and battle zones with various layers available.

Libya Unrest Map

Esri is serving a Libya Unrest map application that disseminates information being sent via Twitter, YouTube, and Flickr. The social media layers allow for custom keyword searches. Streetmap, OpenStreetMap, satellite imagery, and topographic maps are part of the map overlay. The public Ushadihi layer shows mapped reports. Additional map layers added as data becomes available. This map can be embedded in online articles. For more information contact Jesse Theodore, .

Interactive Map of How the Protests Unfolded in Libya March 21, 2011, Government forces maintain their hold on the strategic town of Ajdabiya. The New York Times

Libya: interactive map of the key battle zones March 21, 2011, Interactive map of the key Libyan strongholds and battle zones with yellow points to indicate rebel-held towns and cities. The Telegraph

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One Response to “Libya Unrest interactive maps available”

  1. solhog says:

    RT @TopsyRT: Libya Unrest interactive maps available # ESRI/GIS #libya #feb17

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