GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT FGDL
METADATA: Information about our Metadata, and How to Download Current & Past Metadata Files
FGDL SOURCE DATA LINKS:
Much of the data in FGDL is GIS data we've obtained from other sources.
HERE is a comprehensive list of websites from which we regularly download data.
This includes websites for local, regional, state, and federal entities which produce and maintain GIS data.
How to cite FGDL data used in your maps, publications, studies, and documents.
USING THE METADATA EXPLORER
How to search and find data using the Metadata Explorer:
Use the Search Form on the left to search FGDL data layers:
1. Choose a Content Theme (or choose all themes).
2. Type in a specific keyword (this is optional).
3. Press "Search"
Use the Browse tab (on your top left) to view FGDL data layers by category.
Or View ALL Data Layers in the FGDL by clicking on the 'All' category.
For questions about FGDL data, email.................. data AT fgdl.org
For questions about the website, email................ webspinner AT fgdl.org
For problems with ESRI software, contact ESRI:.......... http://www.esri.com
FREE GIS SOFTWARE
Robust, free and Open Source Desktop GIS.
Download at: http://www.qgis.org/en/site/
ArcGIS Explorer is a free GIS viewer that gives you an
easy way to explore, visualize, and share GIS information.
LizardTech GeoViewer 4.1:
LizardTech GeoViewer is LizardTech's free, standalone
application for viewing geospatial imagery, vector overlays, and LiDAR files.
FGDL TOOLS - KEEP INFORMED ABOUT DATA UPDATES
FGDL offers a few tools to keep you informed on when new or updated GIS data
is available for download:
FGDL Tools Page