There are many Geographical Information Systems (GIS) available for use. More than can be listed here. Support is offered for all with a focus on those systems listed below.
ESRI ArcGIS software products include ArcMap, ArcPRO and ArcGIS Online. The university has a site license for this software. It is available in most Rutgers computing labs. See the university software portal for information regarding individual and departmental access and licenses.
QGIS is a leading open source gis software.
To help understand projections, which are an important piece of a GIS visualization, watch this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kIID5FDi2JQ
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