Without data a GIS can't do much...this is much like the fact that a Word document means nothing without text or characters. And for those who have tried, finding and manipulating GIS data can be one of the most challenging components of using GIS.
- GIS Lab "X" Drive (only available from the computers in the Data & GIS Lab).
- GIS Resources on the Web: Check this out for an ever-evolving list of GIS resources online, including downloadable data for places across the globe. The tag cloud on this page shows the categories we're using...we hope it helps you!
- GIS Resources Sage Page (also see Sage Geography link)
- UC San Diego Library Catalog (search using genre/form 'GIS data')
- GIS Coordinator and GIS Lab staff (in person, by appointment, email, phone, or walk-in)
San Diego-Specific Data
- GIS Lab "X" Drive, San Diego Data folder: Contains the majority of SanGIS data & SANDAG data unzipped, ready for use and with metadata. Only available from the computers in the GIS Lab.
- SanGIS (set up a free account for yourself or use our account with a username of 'ucsdgislab' and password of 'ucsd')
- More San Diego Links