San Diego GIS
Entry ID: San_GIS
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The SanGIS data set includes an extensive collection of GIS maps|
that are available to the public.
Application Data Included:
1. Public Safety: Crime Mapping & Analysis, Computer Aided Dispatch,
Emergency Response Planning
2. Planning & Development: Specific Plans, Vegetation Mapping, Zoning,
Geologic Hazards, Codes Enforcement
3. Facilities Management: Water and Waste Water Utilities, Street
Lighting, Storm Drains, Pavement Management
4. Subdivision Mapping: Basemap Maintenance, Parcel Mapping, Survey
5. Route Management: Water Meter Readers, Trash & Recycling Routes
6. Decision Support & Analysis: Facility Siting, Airport Noise, Slope
Analysis, Demographics, Economic Development
SanGIS was created in July, 1997, as a Joint Powers Agreement (JPA)
between the City and County of San Diego. After 13 years of working
together on data and application development, the City and County
decided to formalize their partnership in GIS by creating the SanGIS
JPA. Finding that access to correct and current geographic data was
considered more important than application development to County and
City departments, SanGIS focuses on ensuring geographic data is
maintained and accessible.
To maintain and promote the use of a regional geographic data
warehouse for the San Diego area and to facilitate the development of
shared geographic data and automated systems which use that data.
1. To ensure geographic data currency and integrity.
2. To provide cost effective access to geographic data to member
agencies, subscribers and the public.
3. To generate revenue from the sale of geographic data products to
reduce the cost of map maintenance to member agencies.
SanGIS data was created or obtained from several sources. Some of our
data is licensed; some data was created from tabular digital files;
some data was digitized from paper maps; and other data was entered
using coordinate geometry tools.
Updating the Data:
Responsibility for the maintenance of the over 200 geographic data
layers is distributed to City and County departments based on several
factors such as who has the source documents, who has the greatest
need for the data, and who is held accountable for this data as part
of their city-wide or county-wide duties. Most basemap maintenance is
completed by SanGIS staff. SanGIS is also responsible for coordinating
with other data maintainers to ensure currency and accuracy for all
All of the SanGIS geographic data is within San Diego County
only. Much of our data covers the entire County of San Diego but some
is only for the City of San Diego.
[Summary provided by SanGIS]
GET SOFTWARE PACKAGE
Description: ArcExplorer page where users can download the free ArcExplorer
software to view SanGIS Products.
Link: GET SERVICE > ACCESS MAP VIEWER
Description: SanGIS web mapping server where users can interactively view
GIS data layers, retrieve data layer information, zoom in and out of
maps and print custom maps.
Link: VIEW PROJECT HOME PAGE
Description: Homepage of the SanGIS project and data center where users can
find additional information on the SanGIS project.
Link: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION
Description: SanGIS Online Store where users can order the GIS data sets.
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Data Set Citation
City and County Government of San Diego
Dataset Title: SanGIS
Dataset Release Date: 1997-07-01
Dataset Release Place: California
Dataset Publisher: SanGIS
Data Presentation Form: maps
Online Resource: http://www.sangis.org/
> NORTH AMERICA
> UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
|AGRICULTURE >SOILS [Definition]|
|BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION >VEGETATION COVER [Definition]|
|BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION >VEGETATION INDEX [Definition]|
|HUMAN DIMENSIONS >SOCIAL BEHAVIOR [Definition]|
|HUMAN DIMENSIONS >BOUNDARIES >ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS [Definition]|
|HUMAN DIMENSIONS >BOUNDARIES >POLITICAL DIVISIONS [Definition]|
|HUMAN DIMENSIONS >BOUNDARIES >BOUNDARY SURVEYS [Definition]|
|HUMAN DIMENSIONS >HABITAT CONVERSION/FRAGMENTATION >URBANIZATION/URBAN SPRAWL [Definition]|
|HUMAN DIMENSIONS >INFRASTRUCTURE [Definition]|
|HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT >LAND MANAGEMENT [Definition]|
|TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >HYDROPERIOD [Definition]|
|TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >LAKES [Definition]|
|TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER >RIVERS/STREAMS [Definition]|
|LAND SURFACE >LANDSCAPE >LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY [Definition]|
|SOLID EARTH >GEOMORPHIC LANDFORMS/PROCESSES >COASTAL LANDFORMS [Definition]|
|SOLID EARTH >GEOMORPHIC LANDFORMS/PROCESSES >AEOLIAN LANDFORMS [Definition]|
|SOLID EARTH >GEOMORPHIC LANDFORMS/PROCESSES >FLUVIAL LANDFORMS [Definition]|
|SOLID EARTH >GEOMORPHIC LANDFORMS/PROCESSES >TECTONIC LANDFORMS [Definition]|
|SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >EARTHQUAKES >EARTHQUAKE MAGNITUDE/INTENSITY [Definition]|
|SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >PLATE TECTONICS >FAULT MOVEMENT [Definition]|
|SOLID EARTH >TECTONICS >PLATE TECTONICS >FOLDS [Definition]|
|HUMAN DIMENSIONS >SOCIAL BEHAVIOR >RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES/AREAS [Definition]|
|HUMAN DIMENSIONS >SOCIAL BEHAVIOR >RECYCLING [Definition]|
ISO Topic Category
|SANGIS >San Diego Geographic Information Systems [Information]|
Every reasonable effort has been made to assure the accuracy of|
these maps. Neither SanGIS nor the SanGIS participants assume any
liability arising from use of these maps. THE MAPS ARE PROVIDED
WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, either expressed or implied, including,
but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and
fitness for a particular purpose.
The accuracy of the data varies between themes and within themes
depending on the source documents used to create the data. Most of the
source documents used for SanGIS data was at one inch equals 200 feet
or one inch equals 400 feet, making it more accurate than many other
GIS data sources. In general, the SanGIS data has an overall accuracy
of plus or minus 10 feet.
Viewing maps requires no special software. Downloading and viewing|
of data requires ESRI's ArcExplorer Software or ArcView.
"SANGIS" is the San Diego Geographic Information Source, a joint|
powers agency organized and existing under the laws of the State of
California. SANGIS is the designer, developer, and rightful owner of
the of the copyrighted PRODUCT(s) enclosed with the right to License,
sell and distribute the PRODUCT(s).
|FEMA Flood Maps|
Data Set Progress
|City and County of San Diego|
San Diego GIS
Data Center URL: http://www.sangis.org/
Fees: no fees
Distribution_Size: varies per map
Fees: varies per dataset
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
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