The Colorado School of Mines has a site license for ESRI products including ArcMap for desktop. This software may be accessed from any campus lab computer.
- Colorado Information Marketplace (CIM) by state of Colorado. CIM is not only a place to discover GIS data, it is also a gateway for other non-geospatial data and information produced by state agencies of Colorado.
- Open Colorado -- community related data sets including economic, business, crime, etc.
- Colorado Data Engine -- an open source hub that unlocks neighborhood scale public data in a standardized, geolocated format.
- GIS Colorado -- various infrastructure layers including transportation and broadband
- Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)
- Colorado Department of Natural Resources -- links to Colorado GIS layers
- Denver Regional Council of Governments (DrCOG) data -- a repository of open data that supports communities in making informed, data-driven decisions in areas including mobility, land use, and changing demographics. Includes LiDAR data, boundaries, etc.
- Denver Open Data Catalog -- from the City of Denver
- Jefferson County, Colorado GIS products
- Bureau of Land Management, Colorado
- The National Map -- the official map of the United States includes various data layers.
- GIS Inventory -- a nationwide effort to inventory U.S. local, state and tribal authoritative geospatial data, irrespective of software platform. It also includes directory of the geospatial professionals and organizations. Developed by the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC).
- United States Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service
- Emergency Response -- data by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) -- Explore critical pre- and post-disaster satellite and aerial images and datasets online for immediate viewing and downloading.
- Fish and Wildlife Services (USFWS) Geospatial Services
- FS Geodata Clearinghouse -- data by the U.S. Forest Service.
- GeoCommunicator -- data from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
- Geospatial Data Gateway (GDG) -- co-operative project between the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Farm Service Agency (FSA), and Rural Development (RD); includes environmental and natural resources data
- Data.gov -- Contains hundreds of GIS data sets.
- Hazards Data Distribution System (HDDS) -- U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) -- a collection of imagery and documents designed to assist in the response to natural and artificial disasters.
- Land Cover Institute by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
- Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
- National Centers for Environmental Information -- comprehensive oceanic, atmospheric, and geophysical data from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
- National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS) -- provides, free of charge, aggregate census data and GIS-compatible boundary files for the United States between 1790 and 2000.
- National Hydrography Dataset -- A comprehensive set of digital spatial data of the USA that contains information about surface water features.
- National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Data Catalog -- offers interactive mapping tools that allow users to locate NOS products in any area in the United States and its territories through a metadata catalog.
- GIS Inventory by the National States Geographic Information Council (NSGIC) -- a comprehensive nationwide effort to inventory U.S. local, state and tribal authoritative geospatial data, irrespective of software platform
- National Wetlands Inventory -- data from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)
- National Pipeline Mapping System by the U.S. Department of Transportation
- WebGIS -- dowloadable GIS data
Worldwide GIS links:
General GIS links:
- Center for Spatial Studies at the University of California Santa Barbara -- The Center's mission is to engage in interdisciplinary research and education in how people and technology solve spatial problems in the natural and social sciences, as well as in engineering, the humanities, and the arts.
- Center for Spatial Data Science at the University of Chicago -- The Center for Spatial Data Science (CSDS) addresses research questions where location represents an important dimension of the research problem. Application areas include a range of substantive fields where space matters, such as economic geography, environmental economics, sociology, criminology, public health, and other social sciences. The site includes data regarding public health.