Wetlands Inventory Data
- Wetlands Mapper
- View wetlands information using a map
- Print a snapshot or download map data.
- Wetlands Mapper documentation and answers
to frequently asked questions.
- Download Wetlands
- Download current seamless wetlands data
as viewed on the Wetlands Mapper.
- Two file download options per State:
Geodatabase or Shapefiles
- Viewing instructions.
- Web Map
- Geospatial Wetlands Digital Data is
also available through an Open GIS Consortium
(OGC) Web Map Service.
- View Wetlands
Data with Google Earth
- Keyhole Markup Language file has been
created to view Wetlands Data with Google
- Google Earth maps the surface of the
Earth by superimposing images from satellites
and aerial photography.
- Map Creation
- Tips and Technical Information
- About the Wetlands Maps
- Product Summary
- Metadata or "data about data" describes
the content, quality, condition, and other
characteristics of data.
- Wetland Resource
Attribution and Verification Tools and Forms
Digital data available on this site
represent the latest, most accurate
information available from the U.S. Fish and
Wildlife Service. This wetlands data
layer is a National Geospatial Data Asset
(NGDA) dataset designated by OMB Circular
A-16 and the Federal Geographic Data
Committee (FGDC) and is registered through Geoplatform.gov and Data.gov.
New! Contribute your Data to
the Wetlands Master Geodatabase
- Organizations or individuals have the opportunity
wetlands data to the wetlands geospatial data
layer maintained by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife
- The Service will provide proper acknowledgement
of all data contributors and maintain data integrity
consistent with DOI policy.
- Important documents:
Federal Data Standards for Wetlands
- A series of letter and number codes has
been developed to adapt the national wetland
classification system to map form. These alpha-numeric
codes correspond to the classification nomenclature
that best describes the habitat.
Click here to visit
the Wetlands Code web page.
National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI)
- The National
Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) is a
way of enhancing the accessibility, communication,
and use of geospatial data to support a wide
variety of decisions at all levels of society.
NSDI is defined as the technologies, policies,and
people necessary to promote sharing of geospatial
data throughout all levels of government, the
private and non-profit sectors, and the academic
community. Learn more ...