• Data

    Gridded Soil Survey Geographic (gSSURGO) Database

    The Gridded SSURGO (gSSURGO) is a complimentary product to the traditional SSURGO data made available the USDA-NRCS. All attribute tables associated with traditional SSURGO data are contained with the gSSURGO database. These data are stored in an Esri File Geodatabase and are easily combined with other national raster datasets such as the National Land Cover Database (NLCD) or the National Elevation Dataset (NED), to name a few. Because file geodatabases offer the capacity to store much more data, the gSSURGO covers wider spatial extents than traditional SSURGO data, giving the NRCS the ability to make these data available as statewide, or even Conterminous United States (CONUS) tiles. The USDA-NRCS has…

  • Online Resource

    Homeland Infrastructure Foundation-Level Data ArcGIS Online Open Data Site

    Historically, access to the Homeland Infrastructure Foundation-Level Data (HIFLD) has been restricted to applicants meeting a variety of criteria, such as working for a federal government agency, or state emergency management agency. With the release of their new ArcGIS Online Open Data website, the HIFLD has made data previously contained within the Homeland Security Infrastructure Program (HSIP) databases available, and open, to the public. Currently available are over 270 public datasets that are downloadable in a variety of useful formats, such as CSV, KML, and Shapefiles. These are also all available as APIs, such as GeoJSON and GeoServices for easy compatibility with web applications. There are a wide variety of data…