Gap Analysis Project

Data and Tools

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Date published: March 12, 2019

Land Cover Data Download

Download data for the GAP/LANDFIRE National Terrestrial Ecosystems 2011 dataset by State, Territory, or Download by Landscape Conservation Cooperative. 

Date published: March 12, 2019

Species Data Download

Data available on this page comprise the CONUS_2001 data set. Specifically, the data is based on land cover conditions during 2001 for the conterminous United States.

Date published: March 12, 2019

PAD-US Data Download

Download the Protected Areas Database (PAD-US) 1.4 data:

Data are available for download Nationally, by Region, LCC, or State/Territory boundary. Select your desired file type — either ESRI ArcGIS 10 Geodatabase or Shapefile. KMZ files are also available.

Date published: March 12, 2019

GAP/LANDFIRE National Terrestrial Ecosystems 2011 Metadata

Users are advised to read this metadata record carefully for additional details related to the GAP/LANDFIRE National Terrestrial Ecosystems 2011 data set.

Date published: March 12, 2019

U.S. Geological Survey – Gap Analysis Project Species Habitat Maps CONUS_2001 Metadata

Gap Analysis Project (GAP) habitat maps are predictions of the spatial distribution of suitable environmental and land cover conditions within the United States for individual species. Mapped areas represent places where the environment is suitable for the species to occur (i.e. suitable to support one or more life history requirements for breeding, resting, or foraging), while areas ...

Date published: March 12, 2019

U.S. Geological Survey - Gap Analysis Project Species Range Maps CONUS_2001 Metadata

GAP species range data are coarse representations of the total areal extent a species occupies, in other words the geographic limits within which a species can be found (Morrison and Hall 2002). These data provide the geographic extent within which the USGS Gap Analysis Project delineates areas of suitable habitat for terrestrial vertebrate species in their species habitat maps.

Date published: March 12, 2019

Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) Metadata

Users are advised to read this metadata record carefully for additional details related to the PAD-US data set.

Date published: March 12, 2019

Land Cover Data Web Services

Access web services for the GAP/LANDFIRE National Terrestrial Ecosystems 2011 data set. 

 

Date published: March 12, 2019

Species Data Web Services

Species habitat maps are available in an Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Web Map Service (WMS).  Each species’ habitat map or range map is a layer in the respective WMS, referenced by the species' common name (scientific name) species code and version.  At this time all maps are version 1 (v1).

Date published: March 12, 2019

PAD-US Data Web Services

ArcGIS REST Services Directory containing PAD-US data layers. Current Version: 10.31 

Date published: March 12, 2019

GAP/LANDFIRE National Terrestrial Ecosystems 2011 Map Viewer

The GAP/LANDFIRE National Terrestrial Ecosystems represents a highly thematically detailed land cover map of the U.S. This dataset is produced by the U.S. Geological Survey in collaboration with the LANDFIRE Program.  The spatial data layer was created using Landsat satellite imagery and a detailed vegetation and land use classification system.

Date published: March 12, 2019

Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) Map Viewer

The Protected Areas Database of the United States (PAD-US) Viewer provides a spatially explicit inventory that lets any user explore the protected areas network anywhere in the United States and allows them to easily use this inventory in conservation, land management, planning, recreation and other uses.