Scripts & Software
Links to helpful applications and scripts. Some of these scripts were developed locally to support viewing DOQQ files provided on WAGDA.We provide them here for those users still using these earlier versions of the ESRI software.
Free ESRI GIS data viewer with some limited analysis capability
- Map Window
A free, open source, extensible GIS program
Adds geographic object support for the PostgreSQL relational database
Quantum GIS - another free, open source GIS program
- WinZip Utility Program
Free download of decompression software - works with multiple file formats
- USGS Data Viewers
Free downloads (dlgv32 and dem3d) for Win95/NT and 2000 platforms
- NOAA Nautical Chart Extension
For ArcView® 3.0, ArcGIS 8+, and Imagine 8
A standalone MS-DOS routine that computes the latitude and longitude of a given township, range and section for certain states.
- Pantone Color Shadeset for ArcView (zip file)
When downloading scripts, place the mouse indicator over the download link (i.e. doq_createhdrfile.ave) and do a right mouse click. A pulldown list will display on the screen. Click on "Save target as...". When the Save as dialog box is displayed, place quotation markes on the File name (i.e. "doq_createhdrfile.ave"). Now you are ready to save.
doq_createhdrfile.ave from P. Hurvitz
This updated script will create a hdr file in NAD 83 and asks for a rename of the DOQQ file from filename.ses to filename_ses.bil (or whatever you want to call it)
doq.createhdrfile_nad27.ave from P. Hurvitz
This updated script will create a hdr file in NAD 27 and asks for a rename of the DOQQ file from filename.ses to filename_ses.bil (or whatever you want to call it
- Importing & Viewing ASCII Files in ArcView
- XTools for ArcView 3.x
Use for vector spatial analysis
- Calculate Feature Geometry Script
ESRI Sample script for calculating area, perimeter and length. Modified by UW Map Collection to avoid user input errors.
- Scripts to get lat/long from a projected view in ArcView 3.x
- Procedure to get ETOPO files into ArcView 3.x
Bathymetry & Elevation data
- Using USGS DEMs in ArcView GIS
The GeoCommunities website provides USGS DEMs in SDTS format and this site guides you to importing those files successfully.
- ESRI ArcScripts Site