ISU GIS Resources GIS and Mapping Task Sheets - Two-page recipes for completing common GIS and mapping tasks. Data and Code for Task Sheets - GitHub page where you can access all the data and code used in the task sheets. ISU GIS Facility - The GIS Support and Research Facility is a public computing facility established to support the use of geographic information system (GIS) technology at Iowa State University. ISU GIS Labs - List of computer labs on the Iowa State University campus with access to GIS software ISU GIS Facility Data Connections: List of different data connections hosted by ISU GIS Facility. Data Links Iowa Geodata: Data provided by a number of state agencies including Iowa Department of Revenue, Iowa Geological Survey, Iowa Homeland Security and Management, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, and more. Iowa Geographic Map Server: Orthophotos--Iowa aerial imagery, landcover, elevation and related datasets Iowa DOT (Department of Transportation): Iowa DOT's GIS page with link to their resources. Iowa DOT Open Data Portal: Iowa DOT's public platform for exploring and downloading open data. Kaiser State Health Facts: Provide free, up-to-date, and easy-to-use health data on all 50 states NOAA's National Weather Service GIS Data Portal: Downloadloadable shapefiles, web services, and KML files USGS The National Map: Visualize, inspect, and download topographic basemap data FAO GeoNetwork: Interactive maps, satellite imagery and related spatial databases The Iowa Environmental Mesonet (IEM): High resolution depiction of rainfall estimates over the state of Iowa Iowa Community Indicators Program (ICIP): Provides data and research on local demographic, social, and economic trends in Iowa. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Indicators Portal: data displayed as interactive state maps, mapping tools, data training. GIS Software ESRI ArcGIS: An international supplier of industry standard geographic information systems software. The software is supported at ISU through a campus license. QGIS: A free and open source geographic information system. Create, edit, visualize, analyze, and publish geospatial information on Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD (Android coming soon). Web Mapping Software MapBox Leaflet D3 Carto Glossaries GeoGames Guide to Geocaching: Guide to Geocaching Road Trip with list of resources for choosing a GPS and finding and making a cache.