GIS Data

This category contains introductory text about GIS data such as types of error in GIS datasets, types of GIS data (raster and vector), and metadata. Find resources to finding GIS data and where to download data.

USGS Digital Raster Graphics (DRG) Resources

Digital Raster Graphics are created and maintained by the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The maps have been scanned into digital format and contain topographical and survey information. Find resources here to understanding and working with DRGs. The first site to visit is the DRG homepage which contains information about DRGs and how to obtain them.

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Hayman Fire, Colorado Image

Image credit: NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team NASA’s Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (Aster) recently captured images of the Hayman fire burning … Read more