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GIS Data: Physical Geography/Geology
LandScan Global Population Database
Environment and Climate
Map & Government Information Library
Main Library sub-basement
Phone: 706-542-0451 (but I prefer email)
Elevation, Soil, and Land Cover
From USGS, access land cover, aerial photographs, various satellite images, and elevation data.
Earth Resourses Observation and Science (EROS) Data Center
Access to aerial photographs, digital elevation models, LiDAR, satellite imagery, the National Satellite Land Remote Sensing Data Archive and land cover data.
Geospatial Data Gateway (USDA)
The "One Stop Source" for environmental and natural resources data. Choose the area of interest, browse and select data from the catalog, customize the format, and download it.
National LiDAR Dataset
Links to the agencies in each state with available LiDAR data
The National Map
Offers aerial imagery, land cover, elevation, administrative boundaries, watersheds, and data from the National Transportation Dataset and the National Structures Dataset
U.S. Geological Survey Science Data Catalog
Datasets from USGS reports, includes GIS data on many topics
Web Soil Survey
Soil maps and data available for more than 95 percent of the nation’s counties; the single authoritative source of soil survey information.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Geospatial Services
Includes the popular National Wetlands Inventory, the Critical Habitat Portal, and other information from Fish and Wildlife Service GIS data sources.
National Hydrography and Watershed Boundary Datasets
The NHD represents drainage networks with features such as rivers, streams, canals, lakes, ponds, coastline, dams, and stream gages while the WBD shows watershed drainage basins
Water Resources of the US
From the USGS, the one stop shop for water maps and GIS data; groundwater, surface water, water quality, and more.
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