Global awareness is knowledge of the interrelatedness of local, global, international, and intercultural issues, trends, and systems.
Resources in this section will help you learn about the world’s complexity. They will help you understand differences in equity, secondary effects and unintended consequences, and the interconnectedness of communities around the world.
GIS Center Web-Based Mapping Platforms @ FIU Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Center
Eyes on the Rise (interactive South Florida sea level rise mapping tool): http://eyesontherise.org/app/
Transportation Outreach Planner (socio-demographic data aggregation and reporting tool for Palm Beach + Broward + Miami-Dade Counties): http://mpotransportationoutreachplanner.org/
Coral Gables Virtual History (tool offering interactive geographic tours of Coral Gables, “the City Beautiful”, linked to an unprecedented digital repository of historic and contemporary multi-media resources related to the city): http://maps.fiu.edu/cgm/
Bicycle Knowledge Explorer (interactive navigation tool for identifying possible alternative bicycle routes based on a variety of traffic and environmental factors in Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade Counties): http://bikepalm.fiu.edu/ [Palm Beach County]; <http://bikebroward.fiu.edu/mpobike/> [Broward]; http://bikemiami.fiu.edu/ [Miami-Dade County];
Safe Routes to School (interactive navigation tool for identifying the safest and most convenient route for school-aged children + parents to walk/bike to work): http://maps.fiu.edu/srts/
LiDAR Interactive Hurricane Impact Assessment Internet Mapping & Data Retrieval (tool for identifying and downloading LiDAR data): http://digir.fiu.edu/Lidar/index.php
Subscription-Based Data Mapping Platforms
Simply Map (FIU IP-authenticated tool containing thousands of socio-demographic, socio-economic, and business variables available for easy mapping and export to other GIS platforms): http://simplymap.com/login.html