MapInfo / Forestry Users - GIS Links

Listed below are the favorite links of the MapInfo / Forestry Users Group.


GEODATA.GOV - New federal site set up to access ALL federally maintained geographic data. Extensive!!

OR NRCS Soils Data  - Polygon and attribute data are available separately, with both UTM and OR Lambert projections available for the polygon data. Attribute data comes in a large Access database..

The Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) -  Government maintained clearinghouse for worldwide GIS data.  Search Engine!!

GISnet BBS' MapInfo Support Page- Bill Thoen’s invaluable resource page for MapInfo users, now maintained at

Northwest / Regional:

California Teale Data Center Archives - Archive of detailed data layers previously maintained by Teale Data Center.

Regional Ecosystem Office - The Northwest's Regional Ecosystem Office GIS page.  Excellent resource for Oregon and Washington DRG, DEM's, and more.

Oregon/Washington BLM Data - Data available by BLM District. Great resource for starting GIS base maps.


ORMAP   - Scanned parcel maps for the entire state of Oregon.

Oregon's State GIS Service Center Home Page - Oregon Geospatial Data Clearinghouse (OGDC);  offering gigabytes of free data for starting and enhancing Oregon GIS database’s.

ODF GIS Data - GIS Data offered by Oregon Dept. of Forestry.  MrSID, USGS Orthophotos for the entire State!  Beware Oregon Lambert Projection.

Oregon Counties:

Jackson County GIS - Loads of GIS data from Jackson County, OR including Aerial Photos.

Douglas County Aerial Photos - 1999-2000 color aerials photos for Douglas County.  Not orthophotos but high quality.

Linn County GIS Data - Basic web page with lots of Linn County Data (Oregon North State Plane NAD83).

Tillamook County GIS Web Site - Many layers including DEMs, DOQs, and DRGs for Tillamook County.

Other Links discussed by MapInfo/Forestry Users Group:

Space Imaging  - Info on using the IKONOS satellite imagery.

Oregon Water Resources Dept.  - Access data on Domestic Water Source locations, Well Logs and Stream Flow Levels for the State of Oregon.

Regional Land Information Database  - Lane County's detailed property/parcel/ownership database. Subscription service.

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