Data & Sources


GIS Softwares:

A Free and Open Source Geographic Information System. Create, edit, visualise, analyse and publish geospatial information on Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD (Android coming soon).


Commonly referred to as GRASS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System), is a free and open source GIS. GRASS GIS is a software suite used for geospatial data management and analysis, image processing, graphics and maps production, spatial modeling, and visualization.


CartoDB is a location intelligence and visualization engine that empowers you to effortlessly transform data into insights.


Remote Sensing Softwares:

Orfeo Toolbox


Open Source software for processing remote sensing images.


Vector & Raster Datasets:

Natural Earth

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 Free vector and raster map data at 1:10m, 1:50m, and 1:110m scales.

USGS’S Earth Explorer

Query and order satellite images, aerial photographs, and cartographic products through the U.S. Geological Survey.


The Sentinels Scientific Data Hub provides complete, free and open access to Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 user products, starting from the In-Orbit Commissioning Review (IOCR).

Space Agencies:



The European Space Agency (ESA) is Europe’s gateway to space. Its mission is to shape the development of Europe’s space capability and ensure that investment in space continues to deliver benefits to the citizens of Europe and the world.


NASA’s vision: We reach for new heights and reveal the unknown for the benefit of humankind.

To do that, thousands of people have been working around the world — and off of it — for more than 50 years, trying to answer some basic questions. What’s out there in space? How do we get there? What will we find? What can we learn there, or learn just by trying to get there, that will make life better here on Earth?