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Geospatial Resources for Architecture and Engineering: GIS Resources

This guide suggests online, database, and print resources for architectural and engineering students researching a specific location.

Geographical Data

GIS Data Sources

EPA ArcGIS Server for water-related GIS data.  This is not a web browser URL, but rather a an ArcGIS server address.  Lots of information available from office locations to scaled watersheds for the United States. 

Map and Geospatial Hub - ASU Library Map and Geospatial Hub advances the use of geographically-referenced information by expanding access to and support for cartographic resources and geospatial technologies across the ASU community and beyond.

watersgeo.epa.gov/ArcGIS/services/WC/WaterShedsWC : Can be used with ArcGIS Explorer.  Under "Add Content," select "Add GIS Services." Go to the WC folder for watershed information.

Custom Topographic Maps

 Boyce Arboretum : This is a custom topographic map of the Boyce Arboretum. The contour interval is 40 feet.

Moer Park and San Tan Mountain Park

Moeur Park Soil-Types Photomap
 
Papago Park - AZ Geological Survey - Maps on the geology, cross-sections, landforms, flooding, historical groundwater, Caliche, and depths to river gravel.  Map extents include Moer Park.

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