Applications

GeoPlatform offers a variety of different applications and services across the platform. To learn more about what you can do with registered resources on GeoPlatform, view the brief descriptions below.

YouTube Tutorials
Watch tutorial videos on YouTube.com and learn how to use GeoPlatform applications! These videos offer step-by-step guidance for registering data, using applications, and creating communities.

Map Manager
Search and browse through maps harvested from ArcGIS Online (AGOL) and GeoPlatform Map Viewer. Create a Map Block or Map Gallery from registered assets, then add it to your webpage or share it with a friend.
Map Manager
Features
  • Search and browse maps harvested from AGOL and GeoPlatform Map Viewer
  • Create map blocks and galleries
  • Share map blocks and galleries via email
  • Embed map blocks into your community or website
  • Embed galleries into your community or websites
  • Curate gallery pages with keywords, themes, and a description.
  • Import maps from ArcGIS Online as an Open Map resource in GeoPlatform.
Launch Map Manager

Map Viewer

Browse all Open Layers registered to GeoPlatform.gov data to find data of interest. Build a custom Open Map using Open Layers. Upload your own data to the map. Share the map with others.

Map Viewer
Features
  • Search published maps
  • Save & publish composed maps
  • Configurable basemap layers
  • Add your own WMS or ESRI layers
  • Feature import using GeoJSON, KML, SHP, and CSV
  • Geolocation support
  • Measure distance
  • Draw features
  • and much more!
Launch Map Viewer
Dataset Search

A reusable tool for searching the Data.gov Dataset Catalog. This application can be embedded into any web page (e.g., a GeoPlatform Community page) for searching datasets using customized search parameters.

Dataset Search
Features
  • Search Data.gov Dataset Catalog for published datasets
  • Search by dataset name, phrase, or keyword
  • Filter by organization, organization type, tag, format, topics, status, and topic categories
  • Filter by area-of-interest (selection on a map)
  • Sort search results by name, dates, popularity, and relevance
  • View details about datasets and their related resources
  • Embed and customize the application within HTML pages
  • Import datasets into GeoPlatform
Launch Data.gov Catalog

Community Hosting

GeoPlatform Dynamic Digital Communities enable partners to quickly build cross-agency community portals with rich dynamic geospatial content and interactive tools. Whether for a major national event, an issue of great concern to the public, or a special multi-agency project, GeoPlatform allows stakeholders to collaborate and share their resources, as a curated interactive experience. For more information click here: https://www.geoplatform.gov/help/community/

Features
  • Hosted Content Management System (CMS) using WordPress
  • Community-managed content
  • Integrated user authentication and role-based access management
  • Packaged themed templates with examples
  • Growing list of plugins and services including:
    • SAML authentication module
    • Maps and Map Galleries
    • Dataset Search
    • Asset Carousel
    • Resource Registration
  • Controlled private content
  • Shared documents
Launch Communities Page

Service Dashboard

View the performance and status of web service resources registered with the GeoPlatform.

Performance Dashboard
Features
  • At-a-glance view of overall status with Grade, Trend, and 7-day summary of services
  • List, find, filter and sort services by Theme, Agency, Title, Reliability, Days Online, Score, and Speed
  • Drill-down into individual services to view details, current status, latest performance statistics and 7-day log of scores and speeds
  • Perform on-the-fly tests of services using the FGDC Service Status Checker
Launch Service Dashboard

LMA Dashboard

View the Lifecycle Maturity Assessment (LMA) of the A-16 National Geospatial Data Asset (NGDA) datasets and themes.

LMA Dashboard
Features
  • At-a-glance view of maturity of the entire NGDA dataset portfolio
  • View results for current and past assessment surveys
  • Filter Datasets by Theme and Agency
  • Drilldown into results of specific survey questions (individual datasets or rolled-up by theme)
  • View details about a Dataset
  • View status ratings for web Services associated with Datasets
Launch LMA Dashboard

Resource Performance Module

User the Resource Performance Module (RPM) dashboard to view usage and statistics for applications, resources, and communities on the GeoPlatform.

Features
  • View resource, community, and application usage and statistics
  • Change the date range for statistics
Launch
Updated on November 22, 2019
Have Other Questions?
Please check out our FAQ page in case your question has already been addressed. If you still need help or want to report an issue, please send us an email at servicedesk@geoplatform.gov.
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Applications