Resources and References for GIS Users

Federal Resources

Link Description Sinkhole Map - The Florida Geological Survey maintains data related to sinkholes and subsidence issues. The data may now be viewed on an interactive web map on the Florida Department of Environmental Protection's website. Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP)- The Florida Geological Survey is the premier state government institution specializing in geoscience research and assessments to provide objective quality data and interpretations. Environmental, conservation, and public-welfare issues are addressed through applied field and laboratory investigations supported by our geologic sample and research libraries as well as collaborative efforts within the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and with other regulatory or policy-making entities. The FGS is dedicated to facilitating a culture of environmental stewardship. This is achieved by proactively sharing knowledge through accessible geoscience data, active participation on advisory committees, research and assessment publications, websites, public and technical presentations and educational activities. US Department of Agriculture (USDA)- NRCS Geospatial Data Gateway provides One Stop Shopping for natural resources or environmental data US DOT, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Atlas Database (annual update) US Bureau of the Census Federal Communications Commission(FCC) GIS download page Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) main page, Map Service Center, Firmettes, etc. FEMA Flood Zone Code Descriptions USGS Store, Maps, Imagery and Publications SOFIA (South Florida Integrated Data Access) USGS USGS Geospatial Portal Sites US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Geospatial Services NWI Wetlands Mapper (USFWS)