GIS: Other Suggested Resources

March 17, 2017

World Imagery

Using mapping application ArcGIS Online this web service provides satellite and aerial imagery for much of the world. Higher resolution imagery is available for the continental U.S. and parts of Europe. This imagery is not available for download but can be streamed to desktop GIS software for analysis or export.

March 17, 2017

USDA Geospatial Data

A data portal which includes geospatial data created by various USDA agencies.

March 17, 2017

Bureau of Transportation Statistics Geospatial Portal

A comprehensive collection of geospatial data, apps and maps from the U.S. Department of Transportation. Use the National Transportation Atlas Database for access to geospatial datasets.

March 17, 2017

Earth Explorer

USGS data portal for global remote sensing data from satellite and aerial photography.

March 17, 2017

Environmental Dataset Gateway

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) data catalog includes a wide variety of geospatial data.

March 17, 2017

New York State GIS Clearinghouse

New York state government’s geospatial data portal. Follow link to CUGIR, the Cornell University geospatial data repository for more state-wide datasets.

March 17, 2017

New Jersey Geographic Open Data

Geospatial data portal for the New Jersey Office of GIS. A collection of state agency GIS data for the entire state.

January 11, 2017

Penn Pilot

Collection of historical aerial photos produced by the predecessor to the U.S. Farm Service Agency, and hosted by the Pennsylvania Geological Survey.

January 11, 2017


A free, open source, editable map of the world. Users can choose various layers, add notes, and share or export the maps they create.

November 26, 2012


Federated search platform for U.S. federal government geospatial data. Follow links to Apps & Services/Map Viewer for an interactive map interface for finding geospatial data.


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