GIS Data

Geographic information systems (GIS) and related technologies, such as global positioning systems (GPS), are necessary tools for upholding the mandate of the National Park Service to manage parks for future generations. The following GIS datasets may be available at each Coastal Southern California national park:

 
Cabrillo
Channel Islands
Santa Monica Mountains
Use
Boundaries
California State Assembly Districts
X
X
X
 
California State Senate Districts
X
X
X
 
City and County Boundaries
X
X
X
 
Congressional Districts
X
X
X
 
Marine Protected Areas
-
X
-
 
NPS Boundary
X
X
X
 
Point Loma Ecological Conservation Area
X
-
-
 
Santa Monica Mountains Zone
-
-
X
 
Cultural
Archeological Sites & Surveys
X
X
X
Restricted
Historic Resources
X
X
X
 
Demography
Census Tracts
X
X
X
 
Elevation
Bathymetry
-
X
-
 
Digital Elevation Model, 10 meter (DEM)
 
X
X
 
LiDAR
 
X
 
 
Fire
Fire Effects Monitoring Plots
 
 
X
 
Fire Frequency
 
 
X
 
Fire History
 
 
X
 
Fire Perimeters
 
 
X
 
Geology
Geology
in progress
in progress
in progress
 
Hazards
Flood Rate Insurance Maps (FIRM)
 
 
X
 
Imagery
Digitial Orthorectified Aerial Photography
 
 X
X
 
Digitial Orthorectified Quarter Quadrangles (DOQQ)
 
 X
X
 
Landsat Thematic Mapper Satellite Imagery
X
X
X
 
USGS 7.5” Digital Raster Graphics (DRG)
 
X
X
 
Land Use
Land Use
X
X
X
 
Monitoring Locations
Aquatic Herpetofauna Monitoring Locations
-
-
X
 
Deer Mouse Monitoring Locations
-
X
-
 
Invasive Plants Monitoring Locations
-
X
X
 
Island Fox Monitoring Locations
-
X
-
 
Kelp Forest Monitoring Locations
-
X
-
 
Land Bird Monitoring Locations
-
X
-
 
Native Vegetation Monitoring Locations
X
X
X
 
Pinniped Monitoring Locations
-
X
-
 
Rocky Intertidal Monitoring Locations
X
X
-
 
Sandy Beaches and Lagoons Monitoring Locations
-
X
-
 
Sea Bird Monitoring Locations
-
X
-
 
Terrestrial Herpetofauna Monitoring Locations
X
X
X
 
Water Quality Monitoring Locations
X
X
X
 
Weather Stations
X
X
X
 
Natural
California Natural Diversity Database
X
X
X
Not for Distribution 
Carnivore Telemetry Locations
-
-
X
Restricted
Exotic Plant Locations and Surveys    
X
 
Sensitive animal species
X
X
X
Restricted
Sensitive plant species and communities
X
X
X
Restricted
Planning & Land Ownnership
Assessor Parcels
-
 
X
Not for Distribution
Significant Ecological Areas (LA County)
 
 
X
 
NPS Land Protection Plan
-
-
X
 
NPS Property Tracts and Ownership
X
X
X
 
Public and Conservation Trust Lands
 
 
X
 
Public Land Survey
 
 
X
 
Roads & Trails
Roads
X
X
X
Not for Distribution
Trailheads    
X
 
Trails
X
X
X
 
Soil
Soils
X
X
X
 
Vegetation
Rapid Stream Assessment Sites
 
 
X
 
Vegetation
X
X
X
 
Water
Streams
X
X
X
 
Watersheds
X
X
X
 
Wetlands
-
X
X
 

Other available online datasets:

NPS GIS: http://www.nps.gov/gis/

NPScape: http://science.nature.nps.gov/im/monitor/npscape/

Cal-Atlas Geospatial Clearinghouse: http://atlas.ca.gov/

CalTrans Office of GIS Data: http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/tsip/gis/datalibrary/gisdatalibrary.html

Geo.Data.gov: http://geo.data.gov/geoportal/catalog/main/home.page