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Various Data Sources
View, edit and use geographical data.
ArcGIS Open Data
ArcGIS Online is an online, collaborative web GIS that allows you to use, create, and share maps, scenes, apps, layers, analytics, and data.
The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) maintains and provides access to an archive of social science data for research and instruction, and offers training in quantitative methods to facilitate effective data use. Auraria campus users (faculty, staff, students) must register for a personal ICPSR account from an on-campus, networked computer (or a VPN connection) to be able to download data.
Esri Data & Maps
Provides access to data layers from the Esri Data and Maps DVD set that you can download for use with your ArcGIS software. Layer packages require ArcGIS 10.1 or more recent.
Social Explorer Professional
Create and save demographic maps and reports down to the U.S. neighborhood and street level using U.S. census data, the American Community Survey, and the Religious Congregations and Membership Study. Visually analyze and understand demography and social change throughout U.S. history. Also useful in developing an understanding of the census data is an e-book on the history of the census, Measuring America : the decennial censuses from 1790 to 2000.Tip: Start with the maps and tables.
Statistical data series created from more than 200,000 government and non-government datasets. Covers a wide range of business, societal and scientific topics including crime, employment and labor, economy, energy, health, households and housing, immigration, religion, transportation, environment and agriculture.
Natural Earth is a public domain map dataset available at 1:10m, 1:50m, and 1:110 million scales. Featuring tightly integrated vector and raster data, with Natural Earth you can make a variety of visually pleasing, well-crafted maps with cartography or GIS software.
World Resources Institute: Resources
Maps, charts, data sets, infographics, and other visual resources about the climate, energy, food, forests, water, and cities.
Query and order satellite images, aerial photographs, and cartographic products through the U.S. Geological Survey.
Download free GIS data for almost any country.