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Information Center Maps
MI Center For
EPA On-Scene Coordinator Weather Guide
(Roads, Counties, Satellite, Etc)
TerraServer - Aerial photography of nearly the entiere U.S. from the
United States Geological Survey (USGS) provides georectified digitized
aerial photographs and digitized topographical maps and from SPIN-2
high-resolution satellite images, products of a joint Russian/American
venture to market declassified satellite photographs from sophisticated
Russian mapping satellites.
- Aerial photo resource for environmental due diligence. Aerial photography
can be viewed for free from the 1930's to present.
USGS The National
Geospatial Program provides leadership for USGS geospatial coordination,
production and service activities.
National Map is a
collaborative effort among the USGS and other Federal, State, and local
partners to improve and deliver topographic information for the Nation.
US Topo is a new
kind of georeferenced map, representing an evolution of USGS paper topographic
TopoZone - The TopoZone is the Web's center for topographic map users
and outdoor recreation enthusiasts. We've worked with the USGS to create the
Web's first interactive topo map of the entire United States. If you're
looking for maps that don't leave big blank spaces between the highways,
- MapServer, lets you view the entire inventory of digitized maps and
charts, print them out or Email them. USGS topo maps, nautical charts,
aero maps. Most states available - entire US to be available by the
end of 2000.
The flagship in NASA's Earth Observing System (EOS), Terra launched on
December 18, 1999, and began collecting science data on February 24, 2000.
Also, visit the Visible Earth to
browse the complete image archive.
NASA's Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (TOMS). Complete information and
imagery for Aerosols, Ozone, Reflectivity, Erythemal UV, and Volcano
Disaster Maps - From Prevention Web. Searchable by Region, Hazard
Michigan State University's
Institute of Water Research. Provides interactive watershed maps for anywhere
in the entire US and is linked to Google Earth.
- The Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment
Environmental atlas of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This
site offers an online environmental map collection, links to other important
collections, and information to help you understand environmental quality
maps, mapping, and environmental information. U.S., state and regional
A dynamic way to view and query environmental information. EnviroMapper maps
several types of environmental information, including drinking water, toxic
and air releases, hazardous waste, water discharge permits, and Superfund
sites. EnviroMapper also links to text reports, which provide even more
of America's Polluted Waters
- Maps showing waters within each state that do not meet state water
quality standards. States listed these waters in their most recent submission
to EPA, generally, in 1998, as required by section 303(d) of the Clean Water
Atlas of Health and Climate - Published
jointly by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Meteorological
Organization (WMO), illustrates some of the most pressing current and
Environmental Atlas - The
NAFTA-based, Commission for
Environmental Cooperation (CEC) works
with key mapping agency partners in Canada, Mexico, and the United States to
promote understanding of significant continental-scale environmental issues
through the North American Environmental Atlas
North American Watershed
Atlas - From the NAFTA-related, Commission for Environmental
Cooperation, an integrated North American (Canada, Mexico, and the United
States) dataset for roads, railroads, populated places, political boundaries,
hydrology, bathymetry, sea ice and glaciers.
- Application provides users with interactive Geographic Information System
(GIS) functionality using Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) spatial
data. Allows users to view spatial data at the national, state, county and
zip code levels, as well as utilize GIS functionality, such as displaying
multiple spatial layers, zooming, panning, identifying features, and
querying single points.
Natural Hazards Support
System (NHSS), available on the USGS website, is a tool for monitoring
and analyzing hurricanes, earthquakes, volcanoes, severe weather, floods,
wildfires and tsunamis.
- is a
catalog of geo-spatial displays and analyses of information and data
important for watershed protection and restoration. You can use the catalog
by geography, theme, key word, source/organization, and age of source data
(under construction). Or search it using your words.
Wetlands Inventory - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) provides
digital wetlands data. GIS
software is needed to view maps. FWS also provides the
Interactive Mapper Tool -
displays national coverage
of spatial themes, including wetlands data, high resolution hydrology and
transportation, and US Fish and Wildlife refuges.
Graphics on the Web - EPA's AGWeb, gives you access to maps and
charts of air pollution information.
Healthy Communities Environmental Mapping — HUD E-MAPS — is a free
Internet service that combines information on HUD’s community development
and housing programs with EPA’s environmental data.
BIOMAPS - Biodiversity Mapping for Protection and Sustainable Use of Natural
Resources. Global maps available.
Interactive Map Service - IPIECA and the UNEP World Conservation
Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) have been working in partnership to develop an
Internet-based biodiversity map library.
Mass - A
biodiversity atlas of the U.S. and Canada from National Geographic.
Lakes Info. Network
- Maps & GIS of the Great Lakes Region
- An Environmental Atlas & Resource Book
Lakes Goodyear Fish Spawning Atlas IMS - From the Great Lakes
Ecosystems Information Node (GLEIN)
Great Lakes GIS -
A Geographic Information System for Great Lakes
and Fauna of the Great Lakes Region: A Multimedia Digital
Waste Route Maps - From the Environmental Working Group and EWG Action
Fund. Find routes to the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste disposal
site, 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas, from any zip code area or street
World Database on Protected
Areas - From UNEP, IUCN, etc. A foundation dataset for conservation
decision making. It contains crucial information from national governments,
non-governmental organizations, academic institutions, international
biodiversity convention secretariats and many others. It is used for
ecological gap analysis, environmental impact analysis and is increasingly
used for private sector decision-making.
International Aquifer Maps
- From the United Nations Educational, Scientific
and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
World-Wide Hydrological Mapping and Assessment Programme (WHYMAP)
and the Internationally Shared Aquifer Resources Management (ISARM)
Geodata.gov - part
of the Geospatial One-Stop E-Gov initiative providing access to geospatial
data and information.
Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) - coordinates the development of the
National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI).
The NSDI encompasses policies, standards, and procedures for organizations
to cooperatively produce and share geographic data. The 17 federal agencies
that make up the FGDC are developing the NSDI in cooperation with
organizations from state, local and tribal governments, the academic
community, and the private sector. The FGDC is tasked by Executive
Order 12906 to develop procedures and assist in the implementation of a
distributed discovery mechanism for digital geospatial data.
- EcoSearch Environmental Resources, Inc. is the fastest growing supplier of
environmental database information in the United States. Note:
Resources, Inc. (EDR), acquired FNIS' environmental information business
units, including assets previously owned by VISTAinfo and EcoSearch
Environmental Resources, Inc (March 2002).
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