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Instituts-Angehörige und deren Forschungspartner entwickeln Software-Produkte, welche hier der Öffentlichkeit zur Verfügung gestellt werden.  


Hinweis: Die folgenden Inhalte sind in Englisch.


Adobe Illustrator Plugins for Cartographic Composition
Download Illustrator Plugins to generalise, symbolise and exchange of cartographic data sets. Plugins are for Windows only.
Author: Ernst Hutzler, 2014

CartaPGM is a plug-in for Photoshop on Macintosh that reads and writes files in the Portable Gray Map (PGM) format.
Authors: Pascal Lamboley, Bernhard Jenny

GISLook & GISMeta
GISLook and GISMeta are plugins for Mac OS X 10.5 and 10.6 that show GIS data in the Finder and other applications.
Author: Bernhard Jenny, 2008 – 2015


ICA-OSGeo Open Source Laboratory at ETH Zurich
The Open Source Laboratory (OSGL) at ETH Zurich is a joint initiative of the International Cartographic Association (ICA) and the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo).
Authors: Ionuţ Iosifescu, et al., 2015

The project "Geodata Visualization and Interactive Training Environment” aims to offer an easy-to-use online access to the most important swisstopo geodatasets available through IDES. This service is provided by the Institute of Cartography and Geoinformation in cooperation with the ETH Library and is currently available to all ETHZ employees for Beta testing.
Authors: Cristina Iosifescu, et al., 2009 – 2015

Swiss World Atlas – interactive
A new, interactive version of the Swiss World Atlas (SWA) for schools. During the development the purpose of the project team is to regard the specifics of the SWA, the expectations of teachers just as current trends and ideas about modern geography lessons, sustainability and feasibility. October 2010.

Color Oracle               
Color Oracle is a colorblindness simulator for Window, Mac and Linux. It takes the guesswork out of designing for color blindness by showing you in real time what people with common color vision impairments will see.
Author: Bernhard Jenny, 2006 – 2015

Flex Projector
Flex Projector is a freeware, cross-platform application for creating custom world map projections. The intuitive interface allows users to easily modify dozens of popular world map projections — the possibilities range from slight adjustments to making completely new projections. Flex Projector is intended as a tool for practicing mapmakers and students of cartography.
Authors: Bernhard Jenny, Tom Patterson, 2007 – 2015

MapAnalyst is a software for the accuracy analysis of old maps. Its main purpose is to compute distortion grids and other types of visualizations that illustrate the geometrical accuracy and distortion of old maps.
Authors: Bernhard Jenny, Adrian Weber, 2005 – 2015

Terrain Bender
Terrain Bender applies progressive bending to digital terrain models for 3D cartography. It offers interactive tools to add a bent base to a digital terrain model.
Authors: Helen Jenny, Bernhard Jenny, 2009 – 2015

Terrain Sculptor
Terrain Sculptor is a specialized application for the generalization of terrain models for relief shading. Terrain Sculptor removes irrelevant terrain detail and accentuates important terrain features.
Authors: Bernhard Jenny, Anna Leonowicz, 2010 – 2015

Terrain Equalizer
Terrain Equalizer is a specialized application for the generalization of terrain models for 3D maps. This is a pre-release for testing only.
Author: Bernhard Jenny, 2009 – 2015

Scree Painter
Scree Painter generates scree patterns for topographic maps. It fills polygons with scree stones for Swiss-style maps of mountainous areas.
Author: Bernhard Jenny, 2009 – 2015

Anleitung ArcGIS 9.3
Stand FS 2011

Geographical Data

Shaded Relief Archive
This website offers an archive of scanned manual shaded relief for use by digital mapmakers. Much of the relief art found here is georeferenced and customized to fit modern drainage vectors. All shaded relief data are free and useable for commercial and other purposes.
Authors: Tom Patterson, Bernhard Jenny, 2010 – 2015


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