Global GIS Consultants and Data Providers
 

Hiring a GIS consultant is often the best option for organizations interested in developing a GIS.  Consultants have expertise in all the technical aspects involved with GIS implementation.  Many times it is more cost effective to hire a consultant than to become self-educated on all aspects of the project.

There are numerous companies and organizations around the world that provide GIS consulting services and spatial data.  The World Wide Web is a phenomenal source for locating these companies and discovering what services they provide.  Listed below is a sample of some companies that provide global spatial data and/or GIS consulting

Company

Website

Country

Data

Services

ACASIAN

http://www.gu.edu.au/centre/acasian/

Australia

X

X

American Digital Cartography Inc.

http://www.adci.com

USA

 

X

Baltic Sea Region GIS, Maps and Statistical Database

http://www.grida.no/baltic/index.htm

Sweden

 

X

Bartholomew

www.bartholomewmaps. com

England

X

 

Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network

http://www.ciesin.org/

USA

 

X

D-GEOD

http://www.geod.ethz.ch/

Switzerland

   

DigiMap Data Services, Inc.

http://www.digimap.com/

Canada

 

X

EuroGeographics

http://www.eurogeographics.org/

France

X

X

Eurosense BV

http://www.eurosense.com

Europe

 

X

Geographical Survey

http://www.gsi.go.jp/ENGLISH/

Japan

X

X

Global Spatial Data Infrastructure

http://www.gsdi.org/

South Africa

X

X

GRID Arendal

http://www.grida.no/db/maps/collection/
heart/index.htm

Norway

X

X

Land Info

www.landinfo.com/

USA

X

 

Schlosser Geographic Systems, Inc.

http://www.sgsi.com/

USA

X

X

TekMap Consulting

http://www.tekmap.ns.ca

Canada

X

X

Tele Atlas

http://www.teleatlas.com/index.jsp

Netherlands

X

X

The GIS Consultancy

http://www.gisl.co.uk/gisl.htm

Canada

   

U.S. Geological Survey

http://www.usgs.gov/

U.S.

X

X

World Of Maps

www.worldofmaps.com

Canada

X

 

 

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