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GIS Data Available Over the Internet

General

US Geological Survey (maps, imagery, national data)

www.usgs.gov

USGS National Center for Earth Resources Observation and Science

http://edcsns17.cr.usgs.gov/EarthExplorer/

USGS Digital Elevation Models

http://data.geocomm.com/

http://www.mapmart.com/

http://www.atdi-us.com/

NOAA Digital Coast

http://www.csc.noaa.gov/digitalcoast/data/index.html

GIS Data Depot

http://data.geocomm.com/

Federal Geographic Data Committee

http://registry.fgdc.gov/

The Geography Network (ESRI)

http://www.geographynetwork.com/data/index.html

Geospatial One Stop

http://gos2.geodata.gov/wps/portal/gos

National Historical Geographic Information System

http://www.nhgis.org/

National Park Service Data Store

http://science.nature.nps.gov/nrdata/index.cfm

USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service

http://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/index.asp

US Census Bureau (TIGER data)

http://www.census.gov/geo/www/maps/

US Dept of Housing and Urban Development

http://www.hud/gov/offices/cio/emaps/index.cfm

US Dept of Health and Human Services

http://datawarehouse.hrsa.gov/

Dept of Homeland Security National Incident Management System

http://www.dhs.gov/

National Institute of Justice (crime records)

http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/maps/

Water

USGS National Hydrography Dataset

http://nhd.usgs.gov/

USGS Ground-Water Data for the Nation

http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/gw

FEMA Flood Maps

http://msc.fema.gov/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/FemaWelcomeView?storeId=10001&catalogId=10001&langId=-1

River Gauges

http://www2.mvr.usace.army.mil/WaterControl/new/layout.cfm

Surf Your Watershed – EPA site

http://cfpub.epa.gov/surf/locate/index.cfm

Flood Zone Definitions

http://www.floodinsights.com/floodzon.htm

USACE Navigation Data Center

http://www.iwr.usace.army.mil/ndc/data/data1.htm

Soils

USDA National Resources Conservation Service

www.nrcs.usda.gov

Satellite Imagery – US

USGS Landsat Thematic Mapper

http://landsat.usgs.gov/

NASA’s Earth Observing System – Terra spacecraft

http://terra.nasa.gov/About/

NOAA Polar Orbiting Environmental Satellites (Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer)

http://edc.usgs.gov/products/satellite/avhrr.html

Ikonos (panchromatic)

http://www.spaceimaging.com

DigitalGLobe QuickBird (panchromatic)

http://digitalglobe.com

Satellite Imagery – Other Countries

SPOT – France

http://www.spot.com

India

http://www.isro.org/

Japan

http://jaxa.jp/index_e.html

Louisiana Specific

Atlas: The Louisiana Statewide GIS

http://atlas.lsu.edu/

Louisiana Geospatial Metadata Catalogue

http://lagic.lsu.edu/datacatalog/

LOSCO Data Catalogue

http://lagic.lsu.edu/loscoweb/

SONRIS – LA Dept of Natural Resources

http://sonris-www.dnr.state.la.us/www_root/sonris_portal_1.htm

Louisiana Tax Commission (property look up)

http://www.latax.state.la.us/Menu_ParishTaxRolls/TaxRolls.aspx

Louisiana Maps from Marine Conservation Agreements

http://www.mcatoolkit.org/US_State_Maps/Maps_Louisiana.html#own

Louisiana Map

http://wwwlamap.doa.louisiana.gov/map.htm

US Army Corps of Engineers – Team New Orleans

http://www.mvn.usace.army.mil/eng/index.asp

City of Baton Rouge GIS

http://gis.brgov.com/

Office of Technology The One New Orleans Community Recovery and Resources

http://gisweb.cityofno.com/cnogis/

Texas/Mexico Specific

USGS US-Mexico Border Environmental Health Initiative

http://borderhealth.cr.usgs.gov/projectindex.html

Texas Water Development Board

http://www.twdb.state.tx.us/mapping/gisdata.asp

Instituto Nacional de Estadistica y Geografia (INEGI)

GIS info from Mexico

http://www.inegi.org.mx/inegi/default.aspx

US DOT JWC US-Mexico Border Transportation Planning

http://www.borderplanning.fhwa.dot.gov/data_gis.asp

Border EcoWeb

http://www.borderecoweb.sdsu.edu/bew/inventor.htm

Texas Natural Resources Information System

http://www.tnris.state.tx.us/DataCatalog.aspx

Texas General Land Office

http://www.glo.state.tx.us/gisdata/gisdata.html

Department of State Health Services – Texas

http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/chs/datalist.shtm

Texas Courts

http://www.courts.state.tx.us/

Texas Crime Statistics

http://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/statistics/stats-home.htm

Mississippi Specific

Mississippi Geospatial Clearinghouse

http://www.gis.ms.gov/Portal/

MARIS (Mississippi Automated Resource Information System)

http://www.maris.state.ms.us/

Missouri Specific

Missouri Data
http://msdis.missouri.edu/datasearch/ThemeList.jsp

Ramona
http://www.mo.gisinventory.net/

Wash U Links
http://gis.wustl.edu/GIS/GIS_Links.html

Illinois Specific

Illinois GIS
http://www.isgs.uiuc.edu/nsdihome/

Illinois GIS providers list from UIUC
http://www.isgs.uiuc.edu/nsdihome/webdocs/data-list.html

East St Louis Action Research Project (might have something here… from UIUC)
http://www.eslarp.uiuc.edu/view/resources-and-links.aspx

Australia Specific

Australian Natural Resources Atlas – online mapping
http://audit.ea.gov.au/mapping/index.cfm

Northern Australian Fire Information
http://www.firenorth.org.au/nafi/init.jsp

Geoscience Australia natural hazards – Cairns online mapping
http://www.agso.gov.au/map/cairns/TOC.html

GIS Tutorials (an internet search can find a plethora – watch for outdated)

ArcGIS 9.3 Tutorials from ESRI

http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgisdesktop/9.3/index.cfm?TopicName=Tutorials

Harvard GIS Tutorials (these are great)

http://hcl.harvard.edu/libraries/maps/gis/tutorials.cfm

Using GIS to Understand Environmental Complexity (long, approx. 1 hour)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZK8fEYI-RY

Intro to GIS (basic stuff)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5s8kbEdB68

General YouTube tutorials (vary in quality, but can provide tips, tricks, extra info)

http://www.youtube.com (search under GIS)

NOAA Tutorials (older, but still useful)

http://www.csc.noaa.gov/products/sccoasts/html/gistut.htm

KnowGIS Video Tutorials for ArcGIS (commercial tutorials / some are free)

http://www.knowgis.com/

GIS Development Tutorials (basic)

http://www.gisdevelopment.net/tutorials/

GIS Information Sites

GISCafe – Resources, tutorials, news

http://webhelp.esri.com/arcgisdesktop/9.3/index.cfm?TopicName=Tutorials

ArcUser magazine online

http://www.esri.com/news/arcuser/

ESRI User Conferences online
http://gis.esri.com/library/userconf/proc02/title.html

GIS Development – truly encyclopedic site for GIS information and
applications
http://www.gisdevelopment.net/index.htm

GeoWorld magazine online
http://www.geoplace.com/gw/

Position magazine (Australia) online
http://www.gisuser.com.au/POS/pos_frame.html

Directions magazine – web mapping pages
http://www.directionsmag.com/webmapgallery/

The Geography Network – online mapping and search engine (not sure if still in service)
http://www.geographynetwork.com/



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