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Geographic Information Systems (GIS): Data

GIS DATA Resources

Welcome! This page provides a number of links to a variety of datasets.  From local to international, to the government to UNR subscribed data list of datasets. This is by no means comprehensive.  

STATE and LOCAL Data Sources (NEVADA)

W.M. Keck Earth Sciences & Mining Research  

  • The W.M. Keck Earth Sciences & Mining Research site hosts GIS imagery and maps specifically for the state of Nevada but includes surrounding areas as well.  Availability includes NAIP, DOQ, CIR, DRG, Topographic Maps, SPOT, NED, DEM, Aster, Landsat, and Geologic Maps.  

NBMG's New Open Data website  

  • Open Data site for the public to search and download GIS data. This platform will eventually replace the existing Maps & Data page on the NBMG website. The NBMG Open Data site also contains links to web applications, publications, additional resources, and other GIS data freely available throughout the state (e.g., NDOM, NSL, NDEP, BLM, NDOW, County etc.—where available). NBMG GIS datasets can be searched for and downloaded within this new platform. Datasets can be downloaded as CSV files, KML, or ESRI shapefiles.

Washoe County GIS Data Warehouse (scroll down to the bottom of the page for the "free" data)

Carson City GIS Public Site

Douglas County GIS

Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology

Lake Tahoe Data Clearinghouse

Clark County GIS

US Census - Nevada Quick Facts

Other Data Resources

Other Data Resources

WebGIS - Digital Terrain, Land Use and Digital Line Data

Open Topography - Data and Tools

Free GIS Data

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center (ORNL DAAC)

PRISM Climate Group - Northwest Alliance for Computational Science & Engineering, Oregon State University - Climate Data

GeoComm - GIS Data Hub

Stanford University Earthworks - Large directory of datasets which are available at institutional repositories. 

Pew Research Center - Raw data from Pew Surveys.

SEER - Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program (Premier Source for Cancer Stats in the US)

AWS (Amazon Web Services) Public Data Sets

International Data

Our World In Data - world data

United Nations (UN) Data 

UNSD - United Nations Statistical Databases

Global Water Forum - List of Data and Tools

The World Bank Open Data - Free and open access to global development data

GDELT Project  - Open dataset of global human society