- Google & Yahoo
- Projection Options
- Printing options
- TDWG layers
- Natural features
- Quadricule layers (degree grids)
- UTM grids
- Administrative layers
- Central America
- East Europe
- West Europe
- North America
- South America
- high resolution layers
- Background layers
- Transparent background
- NASA JPL data
- Remote WMS layers
Hide information on remote WMSRemote WMS Layers
This is a list of map layers hosted by institutions across the world. Each institution listed has one or more map layers usually detailing a specific area of the globe. All of the layers showing on this list use EPSG:4326 projection type to conform to the other layers present in the mapviewer.
- GBIF data
- Your projects
- Upload your own data!
add to the current data
Show data format and CSV exampleHere you can download an example of a valid CSV file (1000 records)
The parameters to fill for this test file are:
- Number of fields:5
- Latitude: 1
- Longitude: 2
The system is currently designed to work with Genus and Species, and these must be the third (and fourth) field in your CSV.
You can try to work with other kind of data, but you must have at least a third field in the CSV.
Don't leave any blank space! don't use non-latin letters or symbols (accents, ' > < commas...)
Coordinates must follow Decimal notation (eg: 0.44, -79.9). To to Decimal notation you can use the Coordinate Conversor
- Your Point Data
- Other tools
Boxes toolData manipulation tool
- Spatial analysis
- Interactive analysis tools
Click here, wait the layer to appear on the map and hover the desired polygon
Polygon code: Number of records Number of genera Taxa/record
- Add/Remove modules
Show Projects moduleShow Projections moduleShow Google & Yahoo moduleShow Analysis moduleShow remote WMS moduleShow GBIF moduleShow Query & draw moduleShow other modules
Check these videos to see all EDIT mapViewer can offer you
EDIT mapViewer has been developed by Pere Roca (email@example.com) in the context of the European Distributed Institute of Taxonomy (EDIT) project.
Additional functionnalities have been maintained and developped by James Davy and Franck Theeten from the Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium
Here you can download presentations about EDIT Geographic tools.
Most of the GIS layers here can be found on EDIT GIS download site
All the features developed are Open Source. You can soon download updated source code from EDIT "geo repository"