Resources  Geospatial Alliance

The UW-Madison has several options for GIS software.. These include ESRI software (ArcGIS, etc.), on computers in departments participating in our Site License (see link at left), as well as individual installatons of IDRISI, ERDAS, AutoCAD Map, and Web-based GIS such as ESRI’s ArcIMS, ArcGIS Server, and the U of Minnesota’s Mapserver.

In addition, there is a growing Open Source GISand DIY GIS software community, including Quantum GIS, Leaflet,  and others.