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Spatial Data Resources

ESRI Data Sources

ArcGIS Data and Maps
This dataset includes U.S. data in hydrography, landmarks, transportation, etc. and the world data in administrative boundaries, hydrography, transportation, etc.

Please contact Dr. Yang at 8-8457 or

This dataset is for educational (teaching) use only.
It covers ESRI demographics (2011/2016, 2012/2017, 2013/2018, and 2014/2019), ESRI consumer spending (2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014), ESRI tapestry (2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014), 2010 Census data, and American Community Survey (2006/2010, 2007/2011, and 2008/2012).

Faculty/staff: please contact Dr. Yang at 8-8457 or

Fresno Region City & County Data

Counties:  Fresno, Kern, Tulare, Kings, Merced.
Cities:  Fresno, Clovis, Bakersfield.

California Data

CA geoportal
CA Dept. of Fish & Wildlife GIS Clearinghouse
CalTrans GIS Data
CA Natural Resources Agency CERES
California Nevada River Forecast Center
California drought, visualized with open data


U.S. Data

The National Map
The National Elevation Dataset
U.S. Census Census Geography: Maps & Data
USGS Historical Topographic Map Explorer
Open Geoportal
GeoData at Tuft University
GeoData at UC Berkeleyl