Friday, April 10, 2015

Updated and New Datasets on the GIS Hub

A number of datasets have been added and updated on the GIS Hub by the North Dakota GIS Technical Committee data stewards.  These are:

  • Department of Emergency Services "Base Map Project" Imagery (updated cache service, courtesy of the Department of Emergency Services and the Department of Transportation
  • Basemap_Imagery (updated cache service with 2014 and 2013 imagery,  courtesy of the National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP), City of Fargo, Williams County, City of Devils Lake, Cities of Bismarck and Mandan)
  • Abandoned Mines (updated, courtesy of the Public Service Commission
  • Williams County 2012, 2013, 2014 Imagery (new, courtesy of Williams County, available from the Imagery folder and the All_Imagery service)
  • City of Fargo 2014 Imagery (new, courtesy of the City of Fargo, available from the Imagery folder and the All_Imagery service)
  • Assessed Lakes and Reservoirs (updated, courtesy of the Department of Health)
  • Assessed Streams and Rivers (updated, courtesy of the Department of Health)

These datasets can be downloaded and/or delivered via data services.  More information on these datasets can be found on the Hub Data Portal. You can search for these datasets (e.g., type in: abandoned) or you may find it convenient to simply browse to the data within the Categories section of the Hub Data Portal. After you've located the data of interest, click on the More Information button and then scroll down to the Transfer Options section. In that section, click the Download link to download the data or click one of the other links such as the 'Esri REST including WMS' link to obtain the data service information.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Call for Papers! - North Dakota GIS Users Conference

On behalf of the ND GIS User's Conference Planning Committee we are pleased to announce the FIRST CALL for presentations at the ND GIS Users Conference that will be held September 28-29, 2015 at the Holiday Inn in Fargo, ND. Presentations can include posters, oral presentations, workshops and the Demo Theater. Presentations addressing any aspect of geospatial technologies are welcome: 

  • Cloud 
  • County and Local Government 
  • Engineering & Analysis 
  • Environment 
  • Health & GIS Topics 
  • LiDAR/elevation 
  • Mobile GIS 
  • Open Source GIS 
  • Practical Skills for the GIS Practitioner 
  • Remote Sensing 
  • Server GIS 
  • Transportation 
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems 

Please see the Call for Abstracts for more details. General conference information is available at the conference website. Registration is available for both participants and sponsors at the conference website.   

Friday, February 20, 2015

Updated Datasets on the GIS Hub

A number of datasets have been updated on the GIS Hub by the North Dakota GIS Technical Committee data stewards.  These are:

  • Mile Markers (updated, courtesy of the Department of Transportation)
  • State and Federal Roads (updated, courtesy of the Department of Transportation)
  • Snowmobile Trails (updated, courtesy of the Parks and Recreation Department)
  • Trauma Centers (updated, courtesy of the Department of Health)
  • Hospitals (updated, courtesy of the Department of Health)

These datasets can be downloaded and/or delivered via data services.  More information on these datasets can be found on the Hub Data Portal. You can search for these datasets (e.g., type in: snowmobile) or you may find it convenient to simply browse to the data within the Categories section of the Hub Data Portal. After you've located the data of interest, click on the More Information button and then scroll down to the Transfer Options section. In that section, click the Download link to download the data or click one of the other links such as the 'Esri REST including WMS' link to obtain the data service information.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Updated and New Datasets on the GIS Hub

A number of datasets have been added and updated on the GIS Hub by the North Dakota GIS Technical Committee data stewards.  These are:

  • TIGER 2014 Roads (new, replaces 2013, courtesy of the U.S. Census Bureau)
  • NAIP 2014 (new, courtesy of the National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP), available from the Imagery folder and the All_Imagery service, the Basemap_Imagery service will soon be updated with the 2014 NAIP)
  • Fire Districts (updated, courtesy of the Department of Transportation)
  • City Boundaries (updated, courtesy of the Department of Transportation)
  • Department of Emergency Services "Base Map Project" Imagery (updated, courtesy of the Department of Emergency Services and the Department of Transportation, updated cache coming)

These datasets can be downloaded and/or delivered via data services.  More information on these datasets can be found on the Hub Data Portal. You can search for these datasets (e.g., type in: tiger) or you may find it convenient to simply browse to the data within the Categories section of the Hub Data Portal. After you've located the data of interest, click on the More Information button and then scroll down to the Transfer Options section. In that section, click the Download link to download the data or click one of the other links such as the 'Esri REST including WMS' link to obtain the data service information.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

2014 NAIP Aerial Photography

The statewide 2014 imagery from the National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP) is available from the GIS Hub and from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Geospatial Data Gateway. This 1-meter pixel resolution aerial photography is in MrSID format, organized by county. 




To download the data from the GIS Hub, visit the Hub Data Portal then either browse within the Imagery category or simply type in 2014 in the What? field and click the Search button.  Click on the More Information button then scroll down to the Transfer Options section and click on the "Download USDA-FSA-APFO Aerial Photography 2014 MrSIDs" link. 

Please note that in early 2015 we plan to receive the 2014 imagery in a format that we can use to build a statewide mosaic that will be available as web services.

Dates for this and other imagery can be found on the GIS Hub Dates_Imagery service.  In early 2015 we should have the individual quarter-quad dates also available. 

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Updated Datasets on the GIS Hub

A number of datasets have been updated on the GIS Hub by the North Dakota GIS Technical Committee data stewards.  These are:

  • State and Federal Roads (updated, courtesy of the Department of Transportation)
  • Road Mile Markers (updated, courtesy of the Department of Transportation)

These datasets can be downloaded and/or delivered via data services.  More information on these datasets can be found on the Hub Data Portal. You can search for these datasets (e.g., type in: markers) or you may find it convenient to simply browse to the data within the Categories section of the Hub Data Portal. After you've located the data of interest, click on the More Information button and then scroll down to the Transfer Options section. In that section, click the Download link to download the data or click one of the other links such as the 'Esri REST including WMS' link to obtain the data service information.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Updated Datasets on the GIS Hub

A number of datasets have been updated on the GIS Hub by the North Dakota GIS Technical Committee data stewards.  These are:

  • State and Federal Roads (updated, courtesy of the Department of Transportation)
  • Watershed Boundary Dataset (updated, includes watersheds, sub-watersheds, regions, sub-regions, basins, and sub-basins; courtesy of Department of Health)
  • Road Mile Markers (updated, courtesy of the Department of Transportation)
  • City Boundaries (updated, courtesy of the Department of Transportation)
These datasets can be downloaded and/or delivered via data services.  More information on these datasets can be found on the Hub Data Portal. You can search for these datasets (e.g., type in: watershed) or you may find it convenient to simply browse to the data within the Categories section of the Hub Data Portal. After you've located the data of interest, click on the More Information button and then scroll down to the Transfer Options section. In that section, click the Download link to download the data or click one of the other links such as the 'Esri REST including WMS' link to obtain the data service information.