Free Data

For my fellow Kentuckians: KY Geoportal

Tiger/Line Shapefiles: http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/tiger-line.html

ESRI Free Data: http://www.esri.com/data/free_data/index.html

Geo Community: http://data.geocomm.com/

GIS Data Resource Guides: http://www.cast.uark.edu/home/research/data-distribution-and-discovery/gis-data- resource-guides.html

National Atlas Raw Data Download: http://nationalatlas.gov/atlasftp.html?openChapters=chpenvi%2Cchpbio#chpbio

USGS The National Map: http://nationalmap.gov/

USGS Maps, Imagery, and Publications: http://www.usgs.gov/pubprod/

Natural Earth: Free vector and raster map data at 1:10m, 1:50m, and 1:110m scales

USGS Topo Map Locator and Downloader

GIS Nuts: They’re nuts about GIS

Kentucky View: http://www.kentuckyview.org/

Kentucky Geography Network: http://kygeonet.ky.gov/

Tropical Rain Forest Information Center (TRFIC): http://www.trfic.msu.edu/

Federation of American Scientists (FAS) Intelligence Resource Program: Image Intelligence: http://www.fas.org/irp/imint/index.html

Landsat.org (Michigan State University): http://landsat.org/

Landsat 8 USGS: http://landsat.usgs.gov/landsat8.php

USGS Earth Exploer: http://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/

NASA NSSDC Photo Gallery: Earth: http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/photo_gallery/photogallery-earth.html

NASA Goddard Earth Sciences Data & Information Services Center: http://daac.gsfc.nasa.gov/

NASA Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth: http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/sseop/clickmap/

NASA Suomi NPP: http://npp.gsfc.nasa.gov/ |http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/NPP/main/index.html

National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS): http://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/

NASA Shuttle Radar Topography Mission: http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/srtm/

NASA Landsat: http://landsat.gsfc.nasa.gov/

USGS WELD Landsat: http://landsat.usgs.gov/WELD.php

NASA MODIS: http://modis.gsfc.nasa.gov/

NASA ASTER: http://asterweb.jpl.nasa.gov/

NASA JPL Imaging Radar: http://southport.jpl.nasa.gov/

NASA AVIRIS: http://aviris.jpl.nasa.gov/

NASA Image Gallery Multimedia: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/imagegallery/index.html

NASA Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM): http://trmm.gsfc.nasa.gov/

NASA Visible Earth: http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/k-4/features/F_Visible_Earth.html

NASA Reverb: http://www.echo.nasa.gov/reverb/about_reverb.htm

NOAA Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer – AVHRR: http://noaasis.noaa.gov/NOAASIS/ml/avhrr.html

NOAA Geostationary Satellite Server: http://www.goes.noaa.gov/

NOAA Satellite and Information Service: http://www.nsof.class.noaa.gov/saa/products/welcome;jsessionid=54B92BB9978F8D795BC3048CA01F1051

USGS Orthorectified Landsat Digital Data Now Available from USGS – free: http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=1425

USGS Landsat Pathfinder Program: http://edc2.usgs.gov/pathfinder/

USGS Global Visualization Viewer: http://glovis.usgs.gov/

USGS center for LIDAR Information Coordination and Knowledge: http://lidar.cr.usgs.gov/

Virtual Hawaii Remote Image navigator: http://satftp.soest.hawaii.edu/space/hawaii/navnew/navigator.html  hbreak

Commercial Remote Sensing Image Providers

Some may provide free access to data; others charge for the service.

DigitalGlobe: http://www.digitalglobe.com/

Fugro EarthData: http://www.fugroearthdata.com/

Google Earth, Inc.: http://earth.google.com/

Microsoft Virtual Earth, Inc.: http://www.viawindowslive.com/VirtualEarth.aspx

National Remote Sensing Centre Indian Space Research Org. – IRS-1C/1D/P4: http://www.nrsc.gov.in/

RADARSAT-2: http://www.radarsat2.info/

Sanborn, Inc.: http://sanborn.com/

SPOT Image, Inc.: http://www.astrium-geo.com/

TerraServer-USA, Inc.: http://www.terraserver.com/

RapidEye AG: http://www.rapideye.net/

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