skip to content | skip to navigation

GIS.NY.GOV

NYS ITS GIS Program Office

Geographic Information Systems Clearinghouse

NYS Dept. of State (DOS)

9 Data Sets
  Data Set Name Description
1. C-Cap Land Cover
   Data Set Details
10 class land cover data for Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Data is in draft form with additional work anticipated in 1998 to correct known omissions. This data set is under development. Metadata development is pending with NOAA prior to general release of the data set. Classifications are based on 25 meter pixels. Password would document distribution and subsequent facilitate revision notices. 
2. Coastal Area Boundary
   No Login Required Data Set Details
Revised: June 2013
Statutory boundary describing applicability of the federally approved state coastal program under the federal Coastal Zone Management Act. The boundary covers Long Island, New York City, Hudson River and Great lakes areas. The state's defined coastal area includes all major inland waters which are not addressed in this dataset.This dataset is a draft version of the Coastal Area Boundary. It requires Federal approval of boundary changes in New York City, NY, which is pending. Dataset available here incorporates pending boundary changes. This revision was made 9 September 2003. 
3. Digital Orthophotography - South Shore Estuary Reserve
   Data Set Details
A series of digital orthophotography images covering the south shore of Long Island. Covered area is approximately 500 square miles. Overview images (590) are resampled to 8 foot pixel size, 8 bit color infrared TIF files corresponding to map sheets covering 6000 by 4000 feet. Detailed images (2360) are 2 foot pixel, 24 bit color infrared TIF files corresponding to map sheets covering 3000 by 2000 feet. Registration files are in both MapInfo and ArcInfo formats. 
4. DOS Identified Artificial Canals
   No Login Required Data Set Details
Revised: November 2014
This data layer depicts the DOS identified artificial canals for the administration of the Nationwide Permit Program by the United States Army Corps of Engineers. Specifically, the dataset is intended to identify certain canals where proposed activities which require a Nationwide Permit 3 (Maintenance), 13 (Bank Stabilization) and 45 (Repair of Uplands Damaged by Discrete Events) would not require individual consistency review by the DOS pursuant to 15 CFR Part 930.  
5. LWRP Communities
   No Login Required Data Set Details
Revised: February 2015
This dataset delineates the boundaries of communities with an approved Local Waterfront Revitalization Programs (LWRP). 
6. Scenic Areas of Statewide Significance
   No Login Required Data Set Details
Revised: November 2014
Statutory boundary describing scenic areas designated by the Department of State. Designations completed for the Hudson River Valley only. The Hudson River area is completed in draft form and requires re-filing with local municipalities to replace paper map versions. Password would document distribution and subsequent facilitate revision notices. 
7. Significant Coastal Fish and Wildlife Boundaries
   No Login Required Data Set Details
Revised: August 2013
Statutory boundaries of Significant Coastal Fish and Wildlife Habitats (SCFWH) as identified and recommended by Environmental Conservation and designated by Department of State. All SCFWH areas are found within the federally approved Coastal Area Boundary (CAB) of New York State. The CAB includes Lake Erie, Niagara River, Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River, Hudson River (to the Troy Dam), and marine waters around NYC and Long Island. 
8. South Shore Estuary of Long Island - Benthic Habitats Mapping 2002
   No Login Required Data Set Details
Dataset of digital polygons representing benthic habitat data photogrametrically derived from conventional-color metric aerial photography of Long Island's south shore bays acquired in May & June 2002. 
9. South Shore Estuary of Long Island Tidal Wetlands
   No Login Required Data Set Details
The data set contains digital map and attribute information for tidal wetlands of the South Shore Estuary Reserve (SSER) on Long Island, NY.