This page provides a summary of public, freely available GIS repositories. Clicking on one of these links will take you out of the Baruch Geoportal and onto one of these sites.
|High quality global features that are generalized at several scales; good for digital cartography.
|Spatial database of the world's administrative areas or boundaries (countries, states, provinces, etc)
|Project at UC Berkeley that provides boundary files and imagery for every country in the world, tied to the DIVA GIS project
|UN Environment Programme - GEO Data Portal
|Click "Advanced Search," select "Geospatial Data Sets" under the 1st drop down box, and hit the red "Search" button for a list of global or continental GIS files
|USGS Global Visualization Viewer
|US federal agency that provides LANDSAT data (global satellite imagery) for the world
New York State and New York City
|Cornell University's Geospatial Information Repository, with data for NY State, counties, and local areas
|NYS GIS Clearinghouse
|State government depository that compiles GIS data produced at the state, county, and local levels for New York State. Includes ortho imagery / air photos.
|BYTES of the BIG APPLE
|The NYC Department of City Planning's page has administrative and political boundaries, streets, transportation networks, shorelines, and tax parcels
|NYC Open Data
|This site culls together attribute and GIS data from several NYC departments and agencies
|Community of geospatial professionals that share data and metadata from several repositories through a common, open source interface
|A catalog of open geodata websites around the world, maintained by geospatial librarians
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