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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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Date published: April 1, 2016

Geophysics Portal - Mineral Resources Online Spatial Data

Interactive geophysical maps and downloadable data for regional and global analysis. A portal on the USGS Mineral Resources Online Spatial Data website.

Date published: April 1, 2016

Geochemistry Portal - Mineral Resources Online Spatial Data

Interactive geochemical maps and downloadable data for regional and global analysis. A portal on the USGS Mineral Resources Online Spatial Data website.

Date published: April 1, 2016

Geology Portal - Minerals Resources Online Spatial Data

Interactive geologic maps and downloadable data for regional and global analysis. A portal on the USGS Mineral Resources Online Spatial Data website.

Date published: April 1, 2016

Mineral Resources Portal - Mineral Resources Online Spatial Data

Interactive mineral resources downloadable data for regional and global analysis. A portal on the USGS Mineral Resources Online Spatial Data website.

Date published: March 30, 2016

Data for Status and trends of land change in selected U.S. ecoregions - 2000 to 2011

U.S. Geological Survey scientists developed a dataset of 2006 and 2011 land-use and land-cover (LULC) information for selected 100-km2sample blocks within 29 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Level III ecoregions across the conterminous United States. 

Date published: March 15, 2016

The National Geologic Map Database (NGMDB)

The U.S. National Geologic Map Database (NGMDB) serves as the authoritative, comprehensive resource for information about paper and digital geoscience maps and reports on the Nation's geology and stratigraphy, by all publishers. 

Date published: March 15, 2016

California State Waters Map Series Data Catalog

GIS data files for map areas offshore of California are listed with a brief description, a small image, and links to the metadata files and the downloadable data files.

Date published: March 14, 2016

Interactive Map of Spatial Data for the Colorado River Corridor downstream of Glen Canyon Dam

The interactive map with photo viewer application allows users to navigate to, select, and explore attributes, photos, and documents associated with Campsite and Sandbar features of the Colorado River channel between Glen Canyon Dam and Lake Mead.

Attribution: Rocky Mountain
Date published: March 12, 2016

Colorado Flood Database and Interactive Map

Data on 6,767 flood events at 1,597 individual sites throughout Colorado were compiled to generate the flood database. The data sources of flood information are indirect discharge measurements that were stored in U.S. Geological Survey offices (water years 1867–2011), flood data from indirect discharge measurements referenced in U.S. Geological Survey reports.

Attribution: Rocky Mountain
Date published: March 12, 2016

Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data

Interactive maps and downloadable data for regional and global Geology, Geochemistry, Geophysics, and Mineral Resources.

Attribution: Rocky Mountain
Date published: March 10, 2016

Alaska Volcano Observatory Satellite Data

This is a new tool for understanding and communicating risks. The activities include the development of risk models and approaches to improve the situational awareness of communities and industries to natural hazards and reduce the uncertainty of those risk assessments.

Attribution: Alaska
Date published: March 4, 2016

SAGEMAP

A GIS Database for Sage-grouse and Shrubsteppe Management in the Intermountain West.