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.).

Africa Infrastructure Knowledge Program
ASTER (Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer)
ASTER Global 30m DEM
Atlas of the Biosphere
Atrium biodiversity information system
Atrium biodiversity information system
AVIRIS (Airborne Visible/Infrared Imaging Spectrometer)
BLM Land Survey Information System
BLM Sage Grouse Breeding Densities
CAL-Atlas California GIS data
Colorado 2009 NAIP County Mosaics
Colorado Dept of Transportation
Colorado Ownership database (COMaP)
CSIRO Lidar mapping of vegetation canopies
Downscaled Climate GCM’s
EPA Webmap Services
FEMA Flood maps
FEMA Imagery download
GeoEye foundation
Global Gridded Popuation data
Global Land Cover Characterization
Global Landcover Facility
Global Landcover Facility Amazon and Central Africa Forest Change
Global Multi-resolution Terrain Elevation Data 2010
Global Protected Areas
Idaho Dept Water Resources
Idaho GIS data (Inside Idaho)
Landsat Path/Row Index Shapefile
MODIS Sinusoidal Grid shapefile
MODIS Subset tool
Montana Geographic Information Clearinghouse
MRLC National Land Cover
NASA Land Processes Distributed Active Archive Center
NASA Multiangle Imaging SpectroRadiometer
NASA-JPL Global Carbon mapping
National Agricultural Statistics Service Crop Data
National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP)
Natural Earth Global data
NCALM (National Center of Airborne Laser Mapping)
NDEP (National Digital Elevation Program)
Nevada GIS data
NOAA Costal topographic change
North American Regional Climate Change Assessment Program
North Dakota Webmap Services
NRCS Geospatial Data Gateway
Open Street Map
Oregon Geospatial Enterprise Office
Planet Action SPOT program
Pritected Areas Database of the United States
Puget Sound Lidar Consortium
US State data clearinghouse
SRTM (Shuttle Radar Topography Mission) 90m global data
STRM Topography and Canopy data
SWreGAP processed Landsat, ASTER and MSS
Texas Natural Resources Information System
TNC AWWI Landscape Assessment Tool
TNC Climate Wizard
TNC Climate Wizard Custom Queries
TNC Development by Design Webmap Serverhttp://
UMAC Remote Sensing Imagery
University of Washington, Various Global Data
US Census Bureau
US Census Bureau - TIGER data
US Federal Geographic Data Committee
US National Atlas raw data download
USDA-AFPO NAIP Webmap Service
USFS-Rocky Mt Region GIS data
USFWS Critical Habitat data
USFWS National Wetlands Inventory
USGS Geologic formations
USGS Geosciences Database
USGS Global Ecosystems
USGS National geophysical data
USGS National Hydrography Dataset
USGS North West ReGap Landcover
USGS Seamless data server
USGS South West ReGap Landcover
USGS Water Resource Data
VITO Image processing and archiving center
Washington 2009 NAIP County Mosaics
WyGISc (Wyoming GIS data server)
WWF Ecoregions
WWF GIS data
WWF Global Hydrosheds
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