Catalog

The catalog section of the Wisconsin Coastal Atlas provides several paths to discover, assess, and download geospatial data for the Great Lakes coasts of Wisconsin. Catalog resources include Open Geoportal - a map-based interface to search, preview and download geospatial data; GeoNetwork - an interoperable geospatial metadata catalog; a simple data download matrix inspired by the open data catalog at the City of Vancouver, BC; and links to a variety of state, regional and national geospatial catalogs.

 


WCA Coastal Data Access Matrix

The WCA Coastal Data Access Matrix encourages data sharing by providing access to coastal geospatial data hosted by Wisconsin Sea Grant in several formats including Esri shapefiles and Google Earth KML files. Click on links in the matrix cells to download data. Documentation is available by clicking the metadata cell.

View the WCA Coastal Data Access Matrix...



WCA GeoNetwork

This data search interface for the Wisconsin Coastal Atlas is powered by GeoNetwork, a catalog application to manage spatially referenced data.

View the WCA GeoNetwork Metadata Catalog...


 


WCA Open Geoportal

This data search interface for the Wisconsin Coastal Atlas utilizes Open Geoportal -- software developed by a consortium led by Tufts University. Open Geoportal provides organizations the opportunity to share geospatial data layers, maps, metadata, and development resources through a common interface.

View the WCA Open Geoportal...


 


Coastal Data Access Matrix




Links

Wisconsin Coastal Geospatial Data

Aerial Photography, NAIP, 2015 [download - MrSID format]
WisconsinView Data Catalog, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Elevation [download - digital elevation models from LiDAR in .zip format]
WisconsinView Data Catalog, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Land Cover, Statewide [download - GeoTIFFs files in .zip format]
Wiscland from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Parcels, Statewide [download - file geodatabase format, web map]
Wisconsin Statewide Parcel Map Initiative, A joint effort of the State Cartographer's Office and the Wisconsin Land Information Program

Rainfall Events, Green Bay, WI NEXRAD Station
Rainfall patterns for large storm events within 230 kilometers of the Green Bay, WI Next-Generation Radar (NEXRAD) station (KGRB). The files are Storm Total Precipitation (NTP) for 2003 to 2014 and Storm Total Accumulation (PTA) for 2015 to 2017 downloaded from the NEXRAD Inventory at the NOAA National Climatic Data Center and visualized through the Fox-Wolf Hydrologic Dashboard.

2017 Rainfall Events, [download - shapefiles .zip format, 60 events, 51.7 MB]
2016 Rainfall Events, [download - shapefiles .zip format, 52 events, 47.4 MB]
2015 Rainfall Events, [download - shapefiles .zip format, 42 events, 41.0 MB]
2014 Rainfall Events, [download - shapefiles .zip format, 13 events, 16.4 MB]
2013 Rainfall Events, [download - shapefiles .zip format, 6 events, 6.4 MB]
2012 Rainfall Events, [download - shapefiles .zip format, 10 events, 11.3 MB]
2011 Rainfall Events, [download - shapefiles .zip format, 11 events, 16.8 MB]
2010 Rainfall Events, [download - shapefiles .zip format, 14 events, 15.7 MB]
2009 Rainfall Events, [download - shapefiles .zip format, 7 events, 15.8 MB]
2008 Rainfall Events, [download - shapefiles .zip format, 6 events, 14.9 MB]
2007 Rainfall Events, [download - shapefiles .zip format, 5 events, 69.5 MB]
2006 Rainfall Events, [download - shapefiles .zip format, 6 events, 12.5 MB]
2005 Rainfall Events, [download - shapefiles .zip format, 5 events, 10.3 MB]
2004 Rainfall Events, [download - shapefiles .zip format, 7 events, 10.0 MB]
2003 Rainfall Events, [download - shapefiles .zip format, 8 events, 14.6 MB]

Zoning, Statewide [download - file geodatabase format]
Wisconsin Statewide Parcel Map Initiative, A joint effort of the State Cartographer's Office and the Wisconsin Land Information Program



Wisconsin Catalogs
GeoData@UW-Madison
Wisconsin State Cartographer's Office and Robinson Map Library, UW-Madison
This map-based search interface allows the public to find and download local GIS data for all of Wisconsin's 72 counties from the geospatial archive at the Robinson Map Library. Read more about the 900+ public open-access datasets available on GeoData@UW-Madison.

Find Wisconsin Spatial Data
Wisconsin State Cartographer's Office
More information about obtaining the following high priority data sets: elevation/LiDAR, parcels, aerial imagery and wetlands.

Wisconsin Data Collection
Robinson Map Library, UW-Madison
Archive collection for municipal, county and regional geospatial data dating back over a decade.

Wisconsin Aerial Photography Catalog, Wisconsin State Cartographer's Office

GIS Open Data Portal, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Fox-Wolf Watershed & Green Bay - Water Quality Datahub, Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance



Great Lakes Catalogs
Great Lakes Geoportal, SharedGeo and the US Fish and Wildlife Service

Great Lakes DIVER (Data Integration, Visualization, Exploration and Reporting), NOAA

Great Lakes Monitoring, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant

Basic GIS Data for the Great Lakes Region, Great Lakes Information Network

Data Catalog, Great Lakes Observing System

Metadata Catalog, Great Lakes Observing System

Thredds Catalog, Great Lakes Observing System

Great Lakes Model Inventory, Great Lakes Observing System

Science Base Catalog, Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, USGS



National Catalogs
Digital Coast, NOAA Coastal Services Center

Data Registry, Digital Coast, NOAA Coastal Services Center

Geoportal, Data.gov

GIS Inventory, National States Geographic Information Council

GIS Products, Services, Tools and Portals, NOAA Office of Coast Survey

Web Services, NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information

Geospatial Data and Resources, NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information

Ocean Archive, NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information

Catalog, Integrated Ocean Observing System

USGS Information for Marine Planners and Resource Managers, USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program

Data Basin, Conservation Biology Institute (search query on 'Wisconsin')

Geolode, a collaborative catalog of open geodata websites around the world. (search query on 'Wisconsin')



Geocatalog Software and Standards
GeoNetwork opensource
Examples of installations of GeoNetwork include the Pacific Salmon Foundation - Marine Data Portal for British Columbia and the Global Earth Observation System of Systems - GEOSS Portal.

Open Geoportal
Examples of installations of Open Geoportal include GeoData@UW and data.opengeoportal.org.

GeoBlacklight
Examples of installations of GeoBlacklight include the Big Ten Academic Alliance Geoportal and EarthWorks at Stanford University.

pycsw
Examples of installations of pycsw include the CSW for the USGS Coastal Hazards Geospatial Catalog and the CSW for the IOOS Data Catalog.

Geoportal Server, Environmental Systems Research Institute

CS-W clients for ArcGIS, Environmental Systems Research Institute

OpenGIS Catalogue Service Implementation Specifications, Open Geospatial Consortium


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