Geospatial Data from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Entry ID: MD_DNR_GEOSPATIAL

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Summary
Abstract: The GeoSpatial Data Center from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources
will allow you to find natural resources related data for use in your
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software. The data can be freely
downloaded. There are no costs or registration required to obtain data from
this site.

[Summary provided by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.]

Related URL
Link: GET DATA
Description: Download geospatial data from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.


Link: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
Description: Sample geospatial data from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.


Geographic Coverage
 N: 39.95 S: 37.69  E: -74.82  W: -79.71

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Dataset Title: Geospatial Data from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Dataset Publisher: Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Data Presentation Form: GIS
Online Resource: http://dnrweb.dnr.state.md.us/gis/data/


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > MARYLAND


Science Keywords
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >AGRICULTURAL LANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >BEACHES    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >FORESTS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >GRASSLANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >URBAN LANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION >FOREST COMPOSITION/VEGETATION STRUCTURE    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION >VEGETATION COVER    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >BOUNDARIES >ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >BOUNDARIES >BOUNDARY SURVEYS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >INFRASTRUCTURE >CULTURAL FEATURES    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT >LAND MANAGEMENT    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT >LAND MANAGEMENT >LAND USE CLASSES    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >POPULATION >POPULATION SIZE    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >FLOODS >FLOOD ZONE    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >WATERSHED CHARACTERISTICS    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >WETLANDS    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >LAND USE/LAND COVER >LAND COVER    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >LAND USE/LAND COVER >LAND PRODUCTIVITY    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >LAND USE/LAND COVER >LAND RESOURCES    [Definition]
SPECTRAL/ENGINEERING >RADAR >RADAR IMAGERY    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT >ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENTS    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS >CONSERVATION    [Definition]
OCEANS >AQUATIC SCIENCES >FISHERIES    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS >WETLANDS
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >SPECIES/POPULATION INTERACTIONS >ENDANGERED SPECIES    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOLOGICAL DYNAMICS >SPECIES/POPULATION INTERACTIONS >POPULATION DYNAMICS    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
FARMING
BIOTA


Platform
AIRCRAFT    [Information]
FIELD SURVEYS    [Information]
GROUND-BASED OBSERVATIONS    [Information]
MAPS    [Information]
FIELD INVESTIGATION    [Information]


Instrument
MULTILENS CAMERAS
LIDAR >Light Detection and Ranging    [Information]


Access Constraints
None. The data can be freely downloaded. There are no costs or registration
required to obtain data from this site.


Use Constraints
The Department of Natural Resources makes no warranty, expressed or implied, as
to the use or appropriateness of GeoSpatial Data, and there are no warranties
of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or use. The information
contained in these GeoSpatial Data is from publicly available sources, but no
representation is made as to the accuracy or completeness of GeoSpatial Data.
The Department of Natural Resources shall not be subject to liability for human
error, error due to software conversion, defect, or failure of machines, or any
material used in the connection with the machines, including tapes, disks,
CD-ROM's or DVD-ROM's and energy. The Department of Natural Resources shall not
be liable for any lost profits, consequential damages, or claims against the
Department of Natural Resources by third parties. The liability of the
Department of Natural Resources for damage regardless of the form of the action
shall not exceed any distribution fees that may have been paid in obtaining
GeoSpatial Data.


Keywords
GIS
Geographic Information Systems
Natural Resources
Conservation Areas
Green Infrastructure
Greenway
LIDAR
Heritage Areas
Protected Lands
Sensitive Species
Urban Growth
Submerged Aquatic Vegetation
Wetland Inventory
Watershed Information


Data Set Progress
IN WORK


Originating Center
Maryland Department of Natural Resources


Data Center
Department of Natural Resources, Maryland    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.dnr.state.md.us/

Data Center Personnel
Name: KENNETH M. MILLER
Phone: 410-260-8751
Fax: 410-260-8759
Email: kenmiller at dnr.state.md.us
Contact Address:
Chief, Spatial Data Production Services
Chesapeake and Coastal Watershed Service
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
580 Taylor Avenue E-2
City: Annapolis
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 21401
Country: USA



Distribution
Distribution_Media: Online
Distribution_Format: shapefile, image file
Fees: None


Personnel
TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA


FREDERICK M. IRANI
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (410) 260-8789
Fax: (410) 260-8779
Email: firani at dnr.state.md.us
Contact Address:
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Tawes State Office Bldg, E-2
580 Taylor Avenue
City: Annapolis
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 21401
Country: USA


KEVIN BOON
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 410-260-8753
Fax: 410-260-8759
Email: kboone at dnr.state.md.us
Contact Address:
Chesapeake and Coastal Watershed Service
Geographic Information Services Division
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
580 Taylor Avenue D-2
City: Annapolis
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 21401
Country: USA



Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-07-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2010-09-22

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