IndianaMap Update – June 2017 (PART 1)

igsReported By:  Chris Dintaman
GIS Specialist
Indiana University | 611 N. Walnut Grove Avenue | Bloomington, IN 47405-2208

Layer Updates

We have just updated nine layers and added one new layer on the IndianaMap. If you are a frequent user of these data, please use the links below to access the Layer Gallery to download data and metadata for each of these layers.

 

  • NEW – Indiana Water Balance Network, 20170616 – Shows site locations of the Indiana Water Balance Network (IWBN). The IWBN is a comprehensive monitoring network that provides continuous monitoring of precipitation, solar radiation, humidity, wind speed, and air temperature, as well as in-situ measurements of shallow subsurface soil moisture and temperature gradients. Continuous groundwater level measurements are also collected at the sites. Web links are provided to access hourly updates to these data for many of the monitoring sites. Attributes also include the soil texture, soil parent material, landscape setting, and vegetation for each of the monitoring sites.

 

  • Floodplains – Flood Rate Insurance Maps (FIRM), 20170320 – Shows floodplains and flood hazard areas, derived from FEMA Flood Rate Insurance Maps (FIRM). The FIRM are the basis for floodplain management, mitigation, and insurance activities for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). The Digital Flood Insurance Rate Map (DFIRM) Database is derived from Flood Insurance Studies (FIS), previously published Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM), flood hazard analyses performed in support of the FIS’s and FIRM’s, and new mapping data, where available. This database is an interim version of the DFIRM Database and does not fully meet all DFIRM specifications. Updated data were supplied by Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) personnel on March 20, 2017.

 

  • Managed Lands (IDNR), 20170419 – Shows natural and recreation areas which are owned or managed by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. In addition, some lands are included that are owned by federal agencies, local agencies, non-profit organizations, and conservation easements. For additional information regarding these lands, persons should contact the IDNR Indiana Natural Heritage Data Center (317-232-4052). Attributes include property names, owners, managing entities, acreages, access, and other information. Provided by personnel of the Indiana Natural Heritage Data Center, Indiana Department of Natural Resources, on April 19, 2017.

 

  • Historic Bridges (IDNR), 20170419 – Shows locations of historic bridges in Indiana, provided by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology on April 19, 2017. It includes bridge structures and objects that are were at least 40 years old at the time of survey. It is not complete, may be inaccurate, and may be modified as new information is prepared. The absence of information in a particular location does not necessarily indicate that no such resources exist in said location.

 

  • Cemetery Areas (IDNR), 20170419 – Shows polygon locations of cemetery sites in Indiana, provided by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology (DHPA), on April 19, 2017. Cemetery areas are included in these data regardless of the age, number of graves, or size of the cemetery. Data are not complete, may be inaccurate, and may be modified as new information is prepared.

 

  • Cemetery Site Locations (IDNR), 20170419 – Shows point locations of cemetery sites in Indiana, provided by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology (DHPA), on April 19, 2017. Cemetery locations are included in these data regardless of the age, number of graves, or size of the cemetery. Data are not complete, may be inaccurate, and may be modified as new information is prepared.

 

  • Historic Districts (National Register, IDNR), 20170419 – Shows polygon locations of sites in Indiana that have been included in the National Register of Historic Places. These data were provided by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology on April 19, 2017. It includes buildings, districts, sites, cemeteries, bridges, structures and objects. It is not complete, may be inaccurate, and may be modified as new information is prepared.

 

  • Historic Places (National Register, IDNR), 20170419 – Shows sites in Indiana that have been included in the National Register of Historic Places. These data were provided by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology on April 19, 2017. It includes buildings, districts, sites, cemeteries, bridges, structures and objects. It is not complete, may be inaccurate, and may be modified as new information is prepared.

 

  • Historic Sites and Structures in Indiana (IDNR), 20170419 – Shows site locations that have been included in the Indiana Historic Sites and Structures Survey. These data were provided by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology on April 19, 2017. It includes buildings, districts, sites, structures and objects that are were at least 40 years old at the time of survey. It is not complete, may be inaccurate, and may be modified as new information is prepared.

 

  • Trails (IDNR), 20170418 – Shows trails and associated attributes of public, off-road recreation, and transportation trails. It includes trails managed by federal, state, and local governments, as well as non-government organizations. Provided by personnel of the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Division of Outdoor Recreation (20170418).

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