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NYS Geographic Information Gateway

NYS Geographic Information Gateway

The Geographic Information Gateway (Gateway) is a legislatively mandated (ECL Article 14…see section 14-0111, #4) ) data portal that is managed by the NY Department of State, Office of Planning and Development. It provides easy access to geospatial data for a broad spectrum of users from GIS professionals (published MapServices and download functionality) to decision-makers and the public with a map viewer and story maps.

NYS ShareGIS

NYS ShareGIS

Authoritative GIS data and tools should be easy to discover, understand and available for use by all. The ShareGIS Team has embarked on an initiative to build the ShareGIS environment in answer to the need for a statewide GIS Platform.

How to work with Census Data

How to work with Census Data

Below are links to step by step instructions on how to work with census data: *Process for downloading ACS Block Group data for a County: http://www.ligis.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/pictorial-recipe-downloading-acs-data.pdf *This is the go-to reference when you need the basics of getting data from American Factfinder. http://www.ligis.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/how-to-bake-a-cake-download-data.pdf  

The History of America’s Maps, All in One App

The History of America’s Maps, All in One App

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) and Esri, two of the most authoritative mapping sources in the country, have partnered to put the rich tapestry of US historical maps into the hands of everyone. The USGS Historical Topographic Map Explorer app brings to life more than 178,000 maps dating from […]