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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: December 1, 2010

2000 Dasymetric Map - San Francisco Bay Area (2.5 MB)

Dasymetric map of population for the San Franicsco Bay Area 2000 in PDF format. 

Date published: December 1, 2010

Oil Shale Data Downloads

This page accesses data for Oil Shale Assessments of PIceance, Uinta and Green River Basins.  It also includes fischer assays and scans of well logs in the Colorado Piceance Basin.   

Date published: June 11, 2010

Oil and Gas Well locations, Upper Colorado River Basin, 2007

This dataset was used as the basis for estimating land disturbance from oil and gas activity in the UCRB. The dataset is a compilation of five state oil and gas datasets from June of 2007. The intended uses of this data set include, but are not limited to, natural resource modeling, mapping, and visualization applications.

Date published: June 10, 2010

Southern Ocean Groundwater Model

MODFLOW2005 model used to simulate the effects of groundwater withdrawals from aquifers in Ocean County and vicinity, New Jersey

Date published: October 1, 2009

Pacific Coast Fisheries GIS Resource Database

Pacific Coast fisheries information is currently available only from wildlife agencies in disparate databases. To maximize the value of these data, BOEM and USGS have combined data from several of these sources into a single, comprehensive database. To request this database, please contact Dr. Susan De La Cruz ( and Dr. Josh Adams (...

Date published: January 1, 2009

1:1,000,000-scale Hydrographic Areas of the Great Basin

This data set consists of hydrographic area and major flow system boundaries and polygons delineated at 1:1,000,000-scale for the Great Basin.

Date published: November 2, 2007

Digital Elevation Model of Scoggins Creek Drainage & Henry Hagg Lake

Digital dataset of surface topology for the Scoggins Creek watershed.

Date published: October 1, 2007

Geospatial database of ground-water altitude and depth-to-ground-water data for Utah, 1971-2000

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the Utah Department of Environmental Quality has developed a geographic database of selected ground-water-level altitude contours and surfaces for Utah. The contour data are derived from studies published by the USGS and the State of Utah.

Date published: January 1, 2007

Hydrographic Areas Within the Basin and Range Carbonate-Rock Aquifer System, White Pine County, Nevada and Adjacent Areas in Nevada and Utah

This data set consists of sub delineations of the hydrographic area (HA) boundaries and polygons drawn at 1:1,000,000 scale for the Great Basin supplemented by information from HA drawn at 1:750,000 scale where necessary. See the process steps for more information.

Date published: September 15, 2006

Depth to ground water contours of hydrographic area 153, Diamond Valley, Nevada

This data set consists of depth to ground water contours for hydrographic-area (HA) 153, Diamond Valley, Nevada. These data represent static ground-water levels measured in the HA during March and April of 2001. These data were created as part of an effort to provide statewide information on water table and depth to ground water for Nevada.

Date published: September 15, 2006

Water-table contours of Nevada

This data set consists of water-table contours for Nevada. These data were created as part of an effort to provide statewide information on water table and depth to ground water for Nevada. The data set was constructed from water-table contours published in 38 reports between 1961 and 2004. Data used to make the contours were collected from 1947 to 2004.

Date published: January 1, 2006

1:750,000-scale static ground-water levels of Nevada

This data set consists of static ground-water levels for the State of Nevada based on a 1974 ground-water map (Rush, 1974) published by the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Division of Water Resources, State Engineers Office. These data were digitized from the source as part of an effort to provide statewide information on water table and depth to ground water for...