Gap Analysis Project

PAD-US Uses

PAD-US is the authoritative source for questions that apply to more than one agency.  Agencies are always the best and official source of their lands data. The most common uses of PAD-US are for national or multi-state regional analysis and mapping.

Example uses include supporting such activities as: land use planning, wildfire response, conservation assessments, recreation planning, transportation planning, and public safety/natural hazards planning and response.