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CalEnviroScreen 3.0

In January 2017, The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), on behalf of the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA) released the latest version of CalEnviroScreen. Below is a brief description from their website. On their website you will be able to view the data with interactive maps, read the report in […]

State Responsibility Area (SRA)

The State Responsibility Area (SRA) is the area of the state where the State of California is financially responsible for the prevention and suppression of wildfires. SRA does not include lands within city boundaries or in federal ownership. To see if a parcel is within the SRA enter in the parcel address in the Board […]

Active Wells

Abstract:

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works has developed a groundwater well web viewer to provide the public with current and historical groundwater depth information throughout Los Angeles County.

 

Purpose:

To provide active wells information to the public.

 

Supplemental Information:

 

The State of California Department of […]

Child Care Provider Facilities

The point data in the Child Care Facilities layer, represents the locations of State licensed child care providers within Los Angeles County.

DPSS has been tasked with the management and administration of the data. A child care facilities locator has been created for the purpose of assisting the public in identifying their nearest […]

California Statewide Parcel Boundaries

Summary

This is a collection of all of the parcel boundary datasets collected during the last round of parcel data collection by the Information Center for the Environment under funding from the California Strategic Growth Council. This dataset includes one file for each of the 51 counties that were collected, as well as […]

Injury Collisions in Los Angeles County (SWITRS) 2003-2012

The Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS) is collected and maintained by the California Highway Patrol (CHP). SWITRS contains all collisions that were reported to CHP from local and governmental agencies.

The data available here were downloaded from the Transportation Injury Mapping System (TIMS) as UC Berkeley (http://tims.berkeley.edu/index.php). TIMS was established by researchers […]

CalEnviroScreen 2.0

How polluted is your neighborhood?

The California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), on behalf of the California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA), provides CalEnviroScreen 2.0, a screening methodology that can be used to help identify communities that are disproportionately burdened by multiple sources of pollution.

To access these GIS applications, downloadable GIS […]

Traffic Counts for California State Highways

An example from Orange County

While this isn’t GIS data directly, the data available at the Traffic Data Branch website can be spatially enabled to show traffic counts at the various intersections of the State Highway System.

Data available include:

Traffic Counts 2011 Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT) – […]

Seismic Hazards – LA County (from State of CA)

Zones of required investigation for possible earthquake faulting, landslides, and liquefaction are delineated and distributed to cities, counties, and state construction agencies to help identify where higher building standards may be necessary for safe development.

Seismic Hazard Regulatory Hazard Zones Earthquake Fault Zone prevent buildings for human occupancy from being constructed upon […]

California GeoPortal

California has launched its GeoPortal: http://portal.gis.ca.gov

Read the press release Here’s another press item

Congratulations to Scott Gregory (GIO of California) and his team – it’s a great start!

 

My quick takes:

The sound clips talk a lot about mobile apps – looking forward to what that […]

California Hazard Maps

CGS has developed a new online tool that allows you to search all of CGS’s Regulatory Maps, Landslide Maps and Tsunami Maps with related reports and GIS data. The new tool is now officially accessible through CGS’s home page. See below for a brief list of what the warehouse has to offer within each […]

California Spatial Information Library (CaSIL)

The Cal-Atlas site facilitates the coordinated and sustainable development, maintenance, licensing and sharing of geospatial data and web map services by California government agencies, partners and stakeholders. California government agencies work with the California GIS Council, regional GIS collaboratives and the broader California GIS community to define the data architecture, systems, standards, agreements and processes […]

US Congressional Districts (2011)

Congressional (2011)

2011 United States Congressional Districts clipped to the LA County Boundary.

This data was created by the California Citizen’s Redistricting Commission, and downloaded from their website. Click here to go to the site.

This data is based upon the US Census Bureau’s TIGER basemap, and are not the […]

California Board of Equalization Districts (2011)

BOE (2011)

2011 California Board of Equalization Districts clipped to the LA County Boundary.

This data was created by the California Citizen’s Redistricting Commission, and downloaded from their website. Click here to go to the site.

This data is based upon the US Census Bureau’s TIGER basemap, and are not […]

California State Senate Districts (2011)

State Senate (2011)

2011 California State Senate Districts clipped to the LA County Boundary.

This data was created by the California Citizen’s Redistricting Commission, and downloaded from their website. Click here to go to the site.

This data is based upon the US Census Bureau’s TIGER basemap, and are not […]

California State Assembly Districts (2011)

State Assembly (2011)

2011 California State Assembly Districts clipped to the LA County Boundary.

This data was created by the California Citizen’s Redistricting Commission, and downloaded from their website. Click here to go to the site.

This data is based upon the US Census Bureau’s TIGER basemap, and are not […]

California Coastal Commission Zone Boundaries

The coastal zone, which was specifically mapped by the Legislature, covers an area larger than the State of Rhode Island. On land the coastal zone varies in width from several hundred feet in highly urbanized areas up to five miles in certain rural areas, and offshore the coastal zone includes a three-mile-wide band of ocean.

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Caltrans GIS Data Portal

This is a rich set of data available from CalTrans – not limited only to Transportation data:

http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/tsip/gis/datalibrary/gisdatalibrary.html

Transportation Layer Themes…

Road Base Map images (geo-referenced) Bus/Transit Freight/Ports Airports Projects California Interregional Blueprint (CIB)

Caltrans GIS Coordinators List (updated 7/2014)- click here.

 

More, from the website:

How to […]