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GEOG 870: Capstone in MGIS

Provides resources related to geospatial research methods, data sources, and topical examples

Geospatial Data Search Strategy

  • Determine geographic area of interest
  • Identify local, state, and national geospatial repositories or portals 
  • Search based on interested theme/topic depending on the structure of the geospatial portal
  • Refine search based on specific type of data and interested characteristics
  • Review specific characteristics of data: year, format, attribute descriptions, accuracy, limitations, and associated metadata

Maps & Geospatial: GIS Guide

Maps & Geospatial: Global Partners: International Geospatial Data

Search Strategy for ArcGIS Online content and data

BTAA Geoportal