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View Resource Baltic Sea Region: GIS, Maps and Statistical Database

The United Nations Environment Programme GRID-Arendal information center, UNEP/GRID-Arendal (described in the June 24, 1998 Scout Report for Science & Engineering) has recently released these data sets for the Baltic Sea Region. The data sets cover Arable Lands (350 K), Land and Ocean/Coastline (830 K), Land Cover (710 K), Pasture Lands (270 K), Population Density (890 K), Sub-watershed Drainage...
View Resource Major Land Resource Areas

This interactive map from the US Department of Agriculture displays US land use areas by color. Clicking on a region of the map takes you to a page featuring a blown-up map and a paragraph describing the major land use of the area (e.g., agriculture, residential, industrial, etc.). From there, you can also access regional elevation, climate, water, and soil information.
View Resource GeoCommunicator

Brought to the Web by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the US Forest Service (USFS), GeoCommunicator acts as a portal to the Geography Network's resources related to land management and land records. Here users can publicize data and events; request information from other users; search for data, references, and events; and sign up to receive updates when new data are posted to a specified...