Data Update Summary: October to December 2015

Over the past three months we have added a multitude of updated and new datasets to the RIGIS website. Please find a complete list below.

What’s new:

Quad Neatlines, 2014: These new neatlines are designed for use with the modern US Topo map series being developed by the USGS; the new 2015 US Topos are to be released via RIGIS soon. For instructions on downloading these US Topos please see the last blog posting.

Statewide Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) database: This statewide database replaces the old county-based DFIRM datasets.

Urban Areas: This new boundary dataset highlights densely developed areas delineated by the U.S. Census Bureau, and includes residential, commercial and other nonresidential land uses.

School Districts, Elementary, Secondary and Unified: Three separate datasets representing school district boundaries as determined by the U.S. Census Bureau for the 2013-2014 school year.


Public Water Supply Reservoirs

Municipal Boundaries, 1997: A minor change was made to the East Greenwich OSP code from 10 to 9.

Within the coming weeks, please keep your eyes open for a big announcement from RIGIS! In the meantime, we hope everyone has a great holiday season!

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