GIS training & advice

We are offering free training in ArcGIS to CAP staff and PhDs to help you create maps and perform spatial analysis of data. We also have weekly drop-in GIS advice sessions. Detailed consultations are available on request. Contact the CartoGIS team for more information.

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Promotional video

Find out more about CartoGIS and our services: watch our promotional video.

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Many types of maps

CartoGIS produces tailored maps highlighting a range of themes such as historical empires, ethnicity, election results, transport systems, military placements, historic battles, disputed borders and archaeological sites. We can also make interactive maps. We use GIS to accurately locate data and perform spatial analysis.

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Maps Online

Download and customize maps produced by CartoGIS.

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ANU Collections Pilot Program

The Asia Pacific Map Collection is one of five unique collections chosen to take part in an ANU Pilot Program. Projects and initiatives that highlight the research value of collections will be identified.

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CartoGIS Services is a team of four full-time cartographic and geographic information system (GIS) specialists providing services to staff and HDR students in the College of Asia and the Pacific (CAP) for research, teaching and outreach purposes. Services include: production of static and interactive maps and diagrams, GIS consultation, workshops, presentations, training, GIS data management and Asia-Pacific Map Collection digitisation, management and curation.

All services are free for professional and academic staff, visitors, emeriti and HDR students in the College of Asia and the Pacific (CAP). Customers from other areas of the Australian National University (ANU) and external to the ANU will be charged for visualisation production and software training as per a schedule (PDF, 103KB).


Visualisations gallery

Tailored maps and diagrams to enhance your research and teaching (examples).

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Request form

ANU staff and HDR students may request work via our online request form.

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We are now offering a number of training opportunities throughout the year: ArcGIS basics and GIS analysis, half-day training sessions on remote sensing, ArcGIS digitising and editing, and Google Earth Pro. Learning skills to edit downloaded maps from MapsOnline or create your own will be taught in the Introduction to Adobe Illustrator CC course.

GIS training

Learn to use GIS software to accurately locate, visualise and analyse data.

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AI training

Learn to use Adobe Illustrator CC to edit and create your own maps.

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We have a physical and digital map collection of over 40,000 published maps focusing on Asia and the Pacific. We provide base maps for free download via our MapsOnline website. See our list of websites for GIS data, geospatial blogs and visualisation tools.

Map collection

Search our physical and digital map resources of over 40,000 published maps.

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Search and download base maps produced by CartoGIS from MapsOnline.

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GIS data

Data for use in Geographic Information software (GIS) such as QGIS and ArcGIS.

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Blogs & tools

Links to blogs and tools with mapping and spatial themes.

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Updated:  28 March 2018/Responsible Officer:  CartoGIS Coordinator/Page Contact:  CartoGIS Coordinator