Databases by Subject: Spatial Data
Detailed maps of Arizona cities and towns, providing information such as building outlines, construction materials, heights, street widths, building use dates range from 1886-1958.
The Arizona Geospatial Data and Maps is the successor to the Arizona Electronic Atlas. Provides geospatial data to download from 1870-2001 and simple prepared maps you can view, save, or print.
Business Analyst Online is a Web-based solution that applies GIS technology to extensive demographic, consumer spending, and business data to deliver on-demand analysis, presentation-ready reports, and maps. Select from a wide variety of existing reports or create custom reports to meet your marketing needs.
Visualize population data using sub-national census reports, satellite imagery, and local knowledge. The population data is gridded at 30 arc seconds (~1 sq. km) in a GIS raster format.
Access geospatial data for the Mexican states of Baja California Norte, Sonora, and Chihuahua. You can view and extract 85 map layers as shapefiles.
The Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard’s ‘Cluster Mapping Project’ and the ‘International Cluster Competitiveness Project’ examines the effects of location and performance of industries here in the United States and abroad.
Access orthophotography data from 1998-2015 and LiDAR data from 2005-2015 for Pima County by the Pima Association of Governments. The orthophotography data is provided as zipped .tif and .tfw files and the LiDAR data as .las files. Requires GIS software to view and analyze the data. Data was purchased in collaboration with the School of Geography and Development and the School of Natural Resources and the Environment. Questions? Contact Chris Kollen.
Sanborn Fire Insurance maps with GIS information that enables users to locate data by address or geographic coordinates. It also allows users to layer maps from different years on top of each other and over modern street, satellite, and hybrid layers using an integrated map API or by importing into GIS tools. Covers: Baltimore, Maryland; Boston, Massachusetts; Charlotte, North Carolina; Chicago, Illinois; Detroit, Michigan; Los Angeles, California; Miami, Florida; New York, New York; Newark, New Jersey; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Richmond, Virginia; Seattle, Washington. Time frame varies by the city.
ReferenceUSA can help users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds, and locate people. This database has access to more than 20 million businesses, 222 million consumers, U.S. new businesses, and U.S. new homeowners.
Access spatial data previously available through the Arizona Geospatial Data and Maps, Campus Repository, Arizona Regional Image Archive, and other campus sources. Discover data through the map-based interface, preview data and metadata, download data as shapefiles or image files, and share data with others. There is some basic GIS functionality available, but for anything more complex you will need GIS software.