Tuesday, September 19, 2006

MetroGIS (Minnesota) DataFinder Catalog

DataFinders is a one-stop-shop for discovering geospatial data pertaining to the seven county Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan Area. Its primary function is to facilitate sharing of GIS (Geographic Information System) data among organizations serving the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area of Minnesota. DataFinder provides metadata describing GIS data sets, many of which can be directly downloaded. Currently, there are metadata for 205 datasets available on the DataFinder site. Many data themes are available including land ownership, elevation data, geology, demographics and much more. See http://www.datafinder.org