GIS Data for Maine

The /gis/me directory contains GIS data for the state of Maine. It contains the following directories. (click on each directory for more information). Much of this data is being copied to the file geodatabase /gis/me/ME_vector.gdb for better performance with ArcGIS 10.0 and higher.

Directory

Description

ME_vector.gdb File geodatabase containing base data for Maine.

100kbase

data moved to ME_vector.gdb

24kbase

data moved to ME_vector.gdb

data moved to ME_vector.gdb
Data from the Beginning with Habitat program.
Data specific to the Casco Bay area; collected in conjunction with the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership.

cmge

Coastal marine geologic environment; moved to ME_vector.gdb-oceans.

cv

statewide coverages (political boundaries, public/conservation lands, zipcodes, etc.). Many layers moved to ME_vector.gdb

Digital orthophoto images (aerial photos)

drg

digital raster graphics (scanned USGS 24k quads); contains 1 directory with normal color and 1 with gray color.

Landsat imagery, 1970's to 2002

mdep

data from Maine Department of Environmental Protection

mdifw

fish & wildlife data from Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (USFWS data access only)

mdmr

data from Maine Department of Marine Resources

data from ME Department of Conservation (bedrock, surficial geology, aquifers, etc.)

mnap

data from Maine Natural Areas Program (USFWS data access only)

misc

miscellaneous coverages for various parts of the state

National Hydrography data (preliminary)

noaa

NOAA data for Maine (nautical charts and dam survey)

Natural Resource Conservation Service (drainage divides)

salmon

Atlantic salmon habitat coverages

Data from Maine State Planning Office, now part of DACF

 


Last updated: September 4, 2014