Were Can I Find GIS Data?
Database construction is often the most time consuming segment of a GIS project. Acquiring secondary data can substantially reduce database construction time. As always, the user is encouraged to take careful consideration when judging the accuracy and appropriateness of secondary data. The following sources provide various GIS related data: GeoData – United States elevation data (DEM), transportation (DLG), Landcover (DLG) Data for Water Resources – USGS site with Hydrologic/Hydrographic data Earth Explorer – (GLIS) Source for ordering wide variety of GIS and RS data products Natural Resources Conservation Service – Soils, Water Quality, Wetlands Best of the Web – Geographic Information Systems – resource for researching GIS online 408 North Indiana Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47408-3799 Phone: (812) 855-2230 TDD: (812) 855-7654 Fax: (812) 855-2634 Last Updated: 11 March 2010 Comments: firstname.lastname@example.org Copyright 2005, The Trustees of Indiana University.