Cartography and Spatial Data Services, Northeast Region, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
Data Center Description
The goal of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Cartography and Spatial Services is provide cartographic and GIS support for the Region 5 Refuges and Wildlife Division.
Our customers include land acquisition planners, appraisers, surveyors, and realty management specialists in Region 5's Office of Realty. We serve Regional and Refuge biologists, North American Waterfowl Management Plan biologists, the Regional Fire Management Officer, and the Regional Archaeologist in Region 5's Refuges and Wildlife Division. We share data and expertise with colleagues in federal, state, local agencies as well as individuals in academia, private firms, and the public.
We maintain and distribute boundary files and maps as well as land ownership information for all National Wildlife Refuges in Region 5. We generate products, including maps, graphics, statistics, and geographic analyses from digital geospatial data. We also provide technical support in the areas of cartography, GIS, and GPS for our data users in the Regional Office and on the refuges.
We maintain expertise in processing U.S. Geological Survey, National Wetlands Inventory, and national refuge boundary datasets. We use Arc/Info, ArcView, and AutoCadMap software on UNIX and WindowsNT computer platforms. We use large format color plotters, digitizing tables, scanners, and CD writers. We maintain an ftp server and a web server.
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Cartography and Spatial Data Services 300 Westgate Center Drive Hadley, MA 01035 (413) 253-8292 (877) 289-8495 ext. 8292 (Toll Free) (413) 253-8480 FAX