Data and Tools

GIS Data

USGS is a primary source of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Data. Our data and information is presented both spatially and geographically including The National Map, Earth Explorer, GloVIS, LandsatLook, and much more. Start exploring by topic below.

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The Little Missouri River, flood plain
October 17, 2017

Shapefiles and Historical Aerial Photographs, Little Missouri River, 1939-2003

The data archive contains the aerial photographs and channel delineations used in our analysis. The images have been geo-referenced to the 1995 digital orthophoto quarter quadrangles as described by Miller and Friedman (2009). The channel delineations for all photo years (including 2003) and the delineation of the outer flood-plain boundary are stored as shapefiles.

Event Support Map screenshot for Hurricane Jose
September 30, 2017

Hurricane Jose 2017 Event Support Map

Track hurricane data and USGS resources.

Hurricane Joaquin seen from space
September 20, 2017

Hurricane Jose 2017 Event Support Map

Track hurricane data and USGS resources.

screenshot of event support tool hurricane Maria
September 18, 2017

Hurricane Maria 2017 Event Support Map

Track hurricane data and USGS resources.

USGS: Science for a changing world
August 31, 2017

Sprague River Basin GIS Data

Sprague River Basin Geomorphology GIS datasets.

Screenshot of National Map Disaster Coordination Preparedness and Response
August 24, 2017

National Map Disaster Coordination Preparedness and Response (DCPR) Map

The web map provides geospatial visualization and situational awareness over the current disaster event. In addition to National Map base data and indexes the map can be used as a management and planning resource by providing access to enhanced elevation data availability, NOAA Nexrad weather radar and NOAA NowCoast storm surge and precipitation estimates. 

Image of the Geospatial Multi-Agency Coordination (GeoMAC) viewer
July 17, 2017

Geospatial Multi-Agency Coordination (GeoMAC)

GeoMAC is an internet-based mapping application designed to allow Fire Managers and the Public access to dynamically displayed online maps of current fire locations and fire perimeters in the continental U.S. and Alaska. The GeoMAC application is an indispensable tool for aiding fire-personnel by dynamically displaying the most current forest-fire information available from a web browser.

map image of New York
July 3, 2017

Current New York Water Conditions

Current New York Water Conditions

map of New York with markers for sites with peak flow information
July 3, 2017

Peak Streamflow for the Nation

Peak Streamflow for the Nation

New York Hydrologic Conditions Mapper
July 3, 2017

Hydrologic Conditions Mapper (New York)

New York Hydrologic Conditions Mapper:  (1) Streamflow conditions (2) Groundwater conditions (3) Precipitation (4) Precipitation departure from normal (5) NYC Water Supply System Status. In addition, historical monthly conditions reports and seasonal condition maps are also available.