Data Sources for Teaching

Here are some data sources that have been compiled over several courses that I’ve been involved in (Landscape Genetics, Ecology, Population Genetics, etc.).

SourceURL
Africa Infrastructure Knowledge Programhttp://www.infrastructureafrica.org/
ASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer)http://asterweb.jpl.nasa.gov/
ASTER Global 30m DEMhttp://www.gdem.aster.ersdac.or.jp/
Atlas of the Biospherehttp://www.sage.wisc.edu/atlas/
Atrium biodiversity information systemhttp://atrium.andesamazon.org/metadata_search.php
Atrium biodiversity information systemhttp://atrium.andesamazon.org/
AVIRIS (Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer)http://aviris.jpl.nasa.gov/
BLM Land Survey Information Systemhttp://www.geocommunicator.gov/GeoComm/
BLM Sage Grouse Breeding Densitieshttp://conserveonline.org/workspaces/sagegrouse/documents/all.html
CAL-Atlas California GIS datahttp://www.atlas.ca.gov/
Colorado 2009 NAIP County Mosaicshttps://my.usgs.gov/Public/NSDIPartnershipOffice/CO/2009%20NAIP%20County%20Mosaics/
Colorado Dept of Transportationhttp://apps.coloradodot.info/dataaccess/GeoData/index.cfm?fuseaction=GeoDataMain
Colorado Ownership database (COMaP)http://www.nrel.colostate.edu/projects/comap/index.html
CSIRO Lidar mapping of vegetation canopieshttp://www.cossa.csiro.au/vsis/lidhome.htm
Downscaled Climate GCM’shttp://futureclim.info/
EPA Webmap Serviceshttp://www.epa.gov/geospatial/help.htm
FEMA Flood mapshttps://msc.fema.gov/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/FemaWelcomeView?storeId=10001&catalogId=10001&langId=-1&userType=G
FEMA Imagery downloadhttp://stratus.cr.usgs.gov/viewer/
GeoEye foundationhttp://www.geoeye.com/CorpSite/corporate/foundation/
Global Gridded Popuation datahttp://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/gpw/aboutus.jsp
Global Land Cover Characterizationhttp://edc2.usgs.gov/glcc/glcc.php
Global Landcover Facilityhttp://landcover.org/index.shtml
Global Landcover Facility Amazon and Central Africa Forest Changehttp://landcover.org/data/pathfinder/data.shtml
Global Multi-resolution Terrain Elevation Data 2010http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1073/
Global Protected Areashttp://www.protectedplanet.net/
ICESat/GLAShttp://icesat.gsfc.nasa.gov/icesat/
Idaho Dept Water Resourceshttp://www.idwr.idaho.gov/
Idaho GIS data (Inside Idaho)http://inside.uidaho.edu/
Landsat Path/Row Index Shapefilehttps://landsat.usgs.gov/tools_wrs-2_shapefile.php
MODIS Global NPPhttp://secure.ntsg.umt.edu/projects/index.php/ID/ca2901a0/fuseaction/projects.detail.htm
MODIS Sinusoidal Grid shapefilehttp://gis.cri.fmach.it/modis-sinusoidal-gis-files/
MODIS Subset toolhttp://daac.ornl.gov/cgi-bin/MODIS/GLBVIZ_1_Glb/modis_subset_order_global_col5.pl
Montana Geographic Information Clearinghousehttp://nris.mt.gov/gis/default.asp
MRLC National Land Coverhttp://www.mrlc.gov/nlcd2006.php
NASA GLOVIShttp://glovis.usgs.gov/
NASA Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Centerhttps://lpdaac.usgs.gov/
NASA Multiangle Imaging SpectroRadiometerhttp://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/PRODOCS/misr/table_misr.html
NASA-JPL Global Carbon mappinghttp://lidarradar.jpl.nasa.gov/
National Agricultural Statistics Service Crop Datahttp://www.nass.usda.gov/research/Cropland/SARS1a.htm
National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP)http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/apfoapp?area=home&subject=prog&topic=nai
Natural Earth Global datahttp://www.naturalearthdata.com/
NCALM (National Center of Airborne Laser Mapping)http://www.ncalm.org/home.html
NDEP (National Digital Elevation Program)http://www.ndep.gov/
Nevada GIS datahttp://keck.library.unr.edu/
NOAA Costal topographic changehttp://www.csc.noaa.gov/crs/tcm/index.html
North American Regional Climate Change Assessment Programhttp://www.narccap.ucar.edu/users/observed-datasets.html
North Dakota Webmap Serviceshttp://www.nd.gov/gis/mapsdata/web/
NRCS Geospatial Data Gatewayhttp://datagateway.nrcs.usda.gov/
Open Street Maphttp://www.openstreetmap.org/
OpenTopographyhttp://www.opentopography.org/
Oregon Geospatial Enterprise Officehttp://www.oregon.gov/DAS/EISPD/GEO/sdlibrary.shtml
Planet Action SPOT programhttp://www.planet-action.org/
Pritected Areas Database of the United Stateshttp://www.protectedlands.net/
Puget Sound Lidar Consortiumhttp://pugetsoundlidar.ess.washington.edu/
US State data clearinghousehttp://web.mit.edu/dtfg/www/data/data_gis_us_state.htm
SRTM (Shuttle Radar Topography Mission) 90m global datahttp://srtm.csi.cgiar.org/
STRM Topography and Canopy datahttp://srtm.csi.cgiar.org/
SWreGAP processed Landsat, ASTER and MSShttp://earth.gis.usu.edu/search.phtml
Texas Natural Resources Information Systemhttp://www.tnris.org/get-data#ccm
TNC AWWI Landscape Assessment Toolhttp://wind.tnc.org/awwi/#
TNC Climate Wizardhttp://www.climatewizard.org/
TNC Climate Wizard Custom Querieshttp://climatewizardcustom.org/
TNC Development by Design Webmap Serverhttp://50.18.62.210/DevByDesign/
UMAC Remote Sensing Imageryhttp://www.umac.org/imagery/sources/index.html
University of Washington, Various Global Datahttp://wagda.lib.washington.edu/data/geography/world/
US Census Bureauhttp://www.census.gov/geo/www/pvs/PVS_main.html
US Census Bureau - TIGER datahttp://www.census.gov/geo/www/tiger/tgrshp2009/tgrshp2009.html
US Federal Geographic Data Committeehttp://www.fgdc.gov/
US National Atlas raw data downloadhttp://www.nationalatlas.gov/atlasftp.html
USDA-AFPO NAIP Webmap Servicehttp://wms.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov
USFS-Rocky Mt Region GIS datahttp://www.fs.fed.us/r2/gis/datasets_regionwide.shtml
USFWS Critical Habitat datahttp://criticalhabitat.fws.gov/crithab/
USFWS National Wetlands Inventoryhttp://www.fws.gov/wetlands/Data/DataDownload.html
USGS CLICKhttp://lidar.cr.usgs.gov/
USGS Geologic formationshttp://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1325/index_map.htm
USGS Geosciences Databasehttp://ngmdb.usgs.gov/Other_Resources/rdb_es.html
USGS Global Ecosystemshttp://rmgsc.cr.usgs.gov/ecosystems/
USGS National geophysical datahttp://tin.er.usgs.gov/catalog/cite-view.php?cite=97
USGS National Hydrography Datasethttp://nhd.usgs.gov/
USGS North West ReGap Landcoverhttp://gap.uidaho.edu/index.php/gap-home/Northwest-GAP/landcover/download-data-by-state
USGS Seamless data serverhttp://seamless.usgs.gov/
USGS South West ReGap Landcoverhttp://earth.gis.usu.edu/swgap/
USGS Water Resource Datahttp://water.usgs.gov/maps.html
VITO Image processing and archiving centerhttp://www.vgt.vito.be/
Washington 2009 NAIP County Mosaicshttp://gis.ess.washington.edu/data/raster/naip2009ccm_wa/index.html
WyGISc (Wyoming GIS data server)http://www.uwyo.edu/wygisc/geodata/
WWF Ecoregionshttp://www.worldwildlife.org/science/data/item1875.html
WWF GIS datahttp://www.worldwildlife.org/science/data/item1872.html
WWF Global Hydroshedshttp://hydrosheds.cr.usgs.gov/#
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