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Data Sources New York, Federal Government, United Nations, Other States, Commercial

New York Data Sources

US Government Agencies

  • FGDC (Federal Geographic Data Committee)
  • USDA
  • USGS
  • US Census Bureau
  • NRCS (Natural Resouces Conservation Service)
    • GeoSpatial Gateway (Hydrologic units, Topographic images, Map indexes (1/12k, 1/24k, 1/25k,1/100k,1 degree by state), Elevation (10 & 30 m), ortho imagry, Geographic names, land use land cover, Soils and Temperature)
  • EPA
    • Spatial data (Air, Air Quality, Chemikcals, Cleanup, Climate change, Hazardous waste, Health assesment, Health effects, Health risks,Monitoring, Pesticides, Soil & land, Surface water, Wastes, Watersheds, Water)
  • US Forest Service
    • FSGeodata Clearinghouse (Rster and Vector data for National Forests, Sate and Private Forestry Assessment Data, Forest Service maps, + other resources).
  • National Park Service Geography and Mapping Technologies site

United Nations

  • Environment Programme
    • Geo Data Portal - 450 data sets covering themes like water, population, forests, etc. at national, sub regional, regional, and global statistics.

Other States

Commercial Data Sources

  • GIS Data Depot (Both free data and data for $$, small scale National and International data)
  • ESRI