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GIS Data and Websites
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GIS Data and Websites
Where can you get data to use in a GIS? The UM Libraries have geospatial data in the collections, many websites have free data, and data can also be purchased.
UM Data Collections
Data by Type
Remote Sensing/Aerial Photography
Commercial Data Providers
Data by State
Gateway to statistics from over 100 federal agencies.
Political / Social
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
The Dataverse Network Project
FBI Uniform Crime Reports
Bureau of Justice Statistics
American Religion Data Archive
County Business Patterns
Demographic and Health Surveys
GIS Data Sources - CDC
National Center for Health Statistics Data Warehouse (NCHS)
World Health Statistics (World Health Organization)
WHO's annual World Health Statistics reports present the most recent health statistics for the WHO Member States.
National Wetlands Inventory
United Nations Environment Programme
The Environmental Data Explorer is the authoritative source for data sets used by UNEP and its partners in the Global Environment Outlook (GEO) report and other integrated environment assessments.
Energy Information Administration
National Renewable Energy Lab
Dynamic Maps, GIS Data and Analysis Tools
Demographics and Economic/Trade
Historical Statistics of the United States
Historical Statistics of the United States has long been the standard source for quantitative indicators of American history. Includes statistics from over 1000 sources.
OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development) Statistics
OECD Main Economic Indicators
OECD Factbook 2010
Statistical Abstract of the United States
Data from 1790 to the present. Covers social and economic conditions in the United States, comprised of data from the Census Bureau, other Federal agencies, and private organizations.
United Nations Statistics
World Trade Organization (WTO) International Trade and Tariff Data
U.S. International Trade Data
Global Terrorism Database
Correlates of War
This project maintains core datasets including militarized disputes, alliances, and bilateral trade.
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