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 to onto one of these sites.
|Natural Earth||High quality global features that are generalized at several scales; good for digital cartography.|
|GADM||Spatial database of the world's administrative areas or boundaries (countries, states, provinces, etc)|
|gData||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|
|CIESN||Hosted by Columbia University, links to datasets for the world, various countries, and the US|
|USGS Global Visualization Viewer||US federal agency that provides LANDSAT data (global satellite imagery) for the world|