Malaspina Glacier Panorama
A 3D view North America's icy heartland, the Saint Elias Mountains. It focuses on the Alaskan coast and the largest piedmont glacier on Earth. The panorama is available with and without labels.
Sentinel-2 Photoshop Tutorial
This tutorial explains how to process Sentinel-2 satellite data, released by the European Space Agency for free, into beautiful natural color images. The techniques employ Geographic Imager, a GIS plugin for Photoshop.
Physical Features of North America
A map with over 5,000 labels showcasing mountains, plains, rivers, lakes, ocean bathymetry and more. Map colors reflect natural environments throughout the continent from the Greenland ice cap to the tropical rainforests of Central America.
Sample Elevation Models
So that mapmakers and researchers have "common ground" for comparative experimentation, this website offers multi-resolution DEMs, and DEMs of archetypal landforms. Use these data for evaluating terrain visualizations and testing software.
Blue Earth Bathymetry
An edited and smoothed version of GEBCO (General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans) designed for small-scale mapping of the ocean floor—without unsightly artifacts. It is available as a free GeoTIFF DEM.