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These data are sorted by ISO 19115 Topic Categories and are available in many formats including OGC WMS and WFS web services, in addition to PDF, KML (Google Earth), SHP, and GML formats. Layers are accompanied by FGDC-compliant metadata and are ingested into Geospatial Onestop. For more, please see the GLIN GIS FAQ

Biota
gl_zebra_mussel_distribution (USGS)
Zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) locations in the Great Lakes region (2008)
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_piping_plover_glc (GLC) (GLGIS)
Piping plover habitat in the Lake Michigan basin
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_brooktrt_locs_mfa (GLGIS) (MI DNR)
Locations of collections of brook trout in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_browntrt_locs_mfa (GLGIS) (MI DNR)
Locations of collections of brown trout in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_zmussels_nais (GLGIS) (MI DNR)
Zebra mussel locations in the Lake Michigan basin
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_chinook_locs_mfa (GLGIS) (MI DNR)
Locations of collections of chinook salmon in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_coho_locs_mfa (GLGIS) (MI DNR)
Locations of fish collections of coho salmon in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_goodyear_spawning_atlas (GLGIS)
Historic spawning locations (multiple species) from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_herring_locs_mfa (GLGIS) (MI DNR)
Locations of collections of lake herring in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_laketrt_locs_mfa (GLGIS) (MI DNR)
Locations of collections of lake trout in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_michigan_fish_atlas (GLGIS) (MI DNR)
Locations of collections of fish (various species) in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_rainbowtrt_locs_mfa (GLGIS) (MI DNR)
Locations of collections of rainbow trout in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_sealamp_locs_mfa (GLGIS) (MI DNR)
Locations of collections of sea lamprey in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_spawn_alewife_gsa (GLGIS)
Historic alewife spawning locations from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_spawn_bloater_gsa (GLGIS)
Historic bloater spawning locations from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_spawn_bowfin_gsa (GLGIS)
Historic bowfin spawning locations from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_spawn_brooktrt_gsa (GLGIS)
Historic brook trout spawning locations from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_spawn_browntrt_gsa (GLGIS)
Historic brown trout spawning locations from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_spawn_burbot_gsa (GLGIS)
Historic burbot spawning locations from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_spawn_chinook_gsa (GLGIS)
Historic chinook salmon spawning locations from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_spawn_coho_gsa (GLGIS)
Historic coho salmon spawning locations from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_spawn_herring_gsa (GLGIS)
Historic lake herring spawning locations from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_spawn_laketrt_gsa (GLGIS)
Historic lake trout spawning locations from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_spawn_lkwhitefish_gsa (GLGIS)
Historic lake whitefish spawning locations from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_spawn_mottsculpin_gsa (GLGIS)
Historic mottled sculpin spawning locations from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_spawn_npike_gsa (GLGIS)
Historic northern pike spawning locations from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_spawn_rainbowsmlt_gsa (GLGIS)
Historic rainbow smelt spawning locations from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_spawn_rainbowtrt_gsa (GLGIS)
Historic rainbow trout spawning locations from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_spawn_rndwhitefish_gsa (GLGIS)
Historic round whitefish spawning locations from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_spawn_sealamp_gsa (GLGIS)
Historic sea lamprey spawning locations from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_spawn_smallmouth_gsa (GLGIS)
Historic smallmouth bass spawning locations from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_spawn_sturgeon_gsa (GLGIS)
Historic lake sturgeon spawning locations from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_spawn_walleye_gsa (GLGIS)
Historic walleye spawning locations from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_spawn_wsucker_gsa (GLGIS)
Historic white sucker spawning locations from the Goodyear Spawning Atlas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_sturgeon_locs_mfa (GLGIS) (MI DNR)
Locations of collections of lake sturgeon in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_whitefish_locs_mfa (GLGIS) (MI DNR)
Locations of collections of lake whitefish in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_yperch_locs_mfa (GLGIS) (MI DNR)
Locations of collections of yellow perch in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

Boundaries/Political
gl_107th_congressional_districts (Census_Bureau)
Congressional district boundaries of the 107th congress for the Great Lakes.
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

gl_108th_congressional_districts (Census_Bureau)
Congressional district boundaries of the 108th congress for the Great Lakes.
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

gl_109th_congressional_districts (Census_Bureau)
Congressional district boundaries of the 109th congress for the Great Lakes.
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

gl_110th_congressional_districts (Census_Bureau)
Congressional district boundaries of the 110th congress for the Great Lakes.
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

gl_prov_boundaries (CSC)
Provincial boundaries for Great Lakes provinces
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

gl_state_boundaries (Census_Bureau)
State boundaries for the Great Lakes states
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

gl_urban_areas_2000 (Census_Bureau)
Census 2000 Urbanized Areas within the Great Lakes
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

il_county_boundaries_2000 (Census_Bureau)
2000 Illinois county boundaries
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

in_county_boundaries_2000 (Census_Bureau)
2000 Indiana county boundaries
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_cngrs_dists_2003_nais (GLGIS) (USGS)
Congressional districts (2003) in the Lake Michigan basin
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_fedland_reservations_usgs (GLGIS) (USGS)
Federal land and reservations in the Lake Michigan basin
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_islands_noaa_70k (GLGIS) (NOAA)
Islands in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_lake_esri_100k (GLGIS) (IFR)
Shoreline of Lake Michigan (polygon, 1:100k resolution)
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_shore_esri_100k (GLGIS) (IFR)
Shoreline of Lake Michigan (line, 1:100k resolution)
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_shore_esri_100k_10mibuff_ifr (GLGIS) (IFR)
10-mile buffer around the Lake Michigan shoreline
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_shore_noaa_70k (GLGIS) (NOAA)
Lake Michigan shoreline (line, 1:70k resolution)
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_stat_dist_lines_ifr (GLGIS) (IFR)
Statistical district boundaries in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_stat_dist_poly_ifr (GLGIS) (IFR)
Statistical districts (polygons) in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

mi_county_boundaries_2000 (Census_Bureau)
2000 Michigan county boundaries
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

mn_county_boundaries_2000 (Census_Bureau)
2000 Minnesota county boundaries
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

ny_county_boundaries_2000 (Census_Bureau)
2000 New York county boundaries
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

oh_county_boundaries_2000 (Census_Bureau)
2000 Ohio county boundaries
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

pa_county_boundaries_2000 (Census_Bureau)
2000 Pennsylvania county boundaries
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

rdx_basins (GLC)
A generalized layer of the Great Lakes Basin
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

wi_county_boundaries_2000 (Census_Bureau)
2000 Wisconsin county boundaries
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

Climatology/meteorology/atmosphere
gl_air_toxics_inventory_1999 (GLC)
Great Lakes Regional Toxic Air Emissions Inventory - 1999
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_coop_stations_ncdc (GLGIS) (GLOS)
National Climate Data Center (NCDC) cooperative station locations bin the Lake Michigan basin
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

Elevation
lake_erie_bathymetry (GLERL) (NGDC)
A bathymetric layer for Lake Erie
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lake_huron_bathymetry (NGDC) (GLERL)
A bathymetric layer for Lake Huron
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lake_michigan_bathymetry (GLERL) (NGDC)
A bathymetric layer for Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lake_ontario_bathymetry (NGDC) (GLERL)
A bathymetric layer for Lake Ontario
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lake_saint_clair_bathymetry (NGDC) (GLERL)
A bathymetric layer for Lake Saint Clair
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lake_superior_bathymetry (unknown)
A bathymetric layer for Lake Superior of unknown origin
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

Environment
lake_erie_coastal_margin (NRRI)
Polygons representing the Coastal Margin (water depth less than 3m
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp)
lake_erie_nearshore (NRRI)
Lake Erie nearshore habitat zone (3 - 15 meters depth)
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp)
lake_erie_open_lake_-_offshore (NRRI)
Boundaries for the open lake - offshore habitat zone in the Lake Erie Basin.
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp)
lm_aoc_epa (GLGIS) (EPA)
Areas of Concern in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_aqua_ecoregs_epa (GLGIS) (EPA)
Aquatic ecoregions in the Lake Michigan basin
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_eco_regions_epa (GLGIS) (EPA)
Terrestrial ecoregions in the Lake Michigan basin
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_mi_tribs_vsec (GLGIS) (MI DNR)
Valley Segment Ecological Classification of tributaries in the Lake Michigan basin
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_rad303d_area_epa (GLGIS) (EPA)
Impaired waters (polygons; designated under Section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act)
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_rad303d_line_epa (GLGIS) (EPA)
Impaired waters (lines, designated under Section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act)
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_rad303d_point_epa (GLGIS) (EPA)
Impaired waters (points, designated under Section 303(d) of the Clean Water Act)
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_real-time_gauges_nais (GLGIS) (USGS)
Real-time stream gauges in the Lake Michigan basin
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_terr_ecoregs_nais (GLGIS) (USGS)
Terrestrial ecoregions in the Lake Michigan basin
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

Geoscientific Information
gl_landsat_footprints_wrs2 (UW - ERSC) (UW - SSEC) (WisconsinView.org)
Shapefile polygon layer showing approximate extent of Landsat 4-7 area coverage by World Reference System-2 path and row numbers. Coverage includes the Great Lakes and connecting waterways descending orbit (daylight) tiles only.
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_aquifer_nais (GLGIS) (USGS)
Aquifers in the Lake Michigan basin
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_soils_statsgo (GLGIS) (IFR) (NRCS)
State Soil Geographic Database in the Lake Michigan basin
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_shoreclass_noaa (GLGIS) (NOAA)
Shoreline classification (geomorphology and protection) for Lake Michigan
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_shoreline_nois_noaa (GLGIS) (NOAA)
Shoreline classification (geomorphology and protection) with islands excluded for Lake Michigan
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_substclass_grd_ifr (GLGIS) (IFR)
Substrate type summarized by 10-minute grid cell
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_substclass_ifr (GLGIS) (IFR)
Substrate type
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

Health
Daily_Great_Lakes (UW - ERSC) (UW - SSEC)
Daily-updated MODIS image for the Great Lakes
Link | Image Preview | GeoTiff | JPEG | KML | PDF | PNG  
 

Imagery/basemaps/earth_cover
lmb_agcensus_1997_nais (GLGIS) (USGS)
Agriculture census, 1997, in the Lake Michigan basin
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

Inland Waters/Hydrography
gl_8_unit_huc (GLC) (USGS)
US Great Lakes Basins 8 Unit HUCS
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

gl_aoc_boundaries (GLNPO)
Areas of Concern in the Great Lakes
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

glgis_gl_shore_noaa_70k (GLGIS) (NOAA)
A shoreline layer for the Great Lakes
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

great_lakes_coastal_wetlands (IFR) (EC) (USGS)
Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands Consortium
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lake_ontario_coastline (NGDC) (GLERL)
A coastline layer for Lake Ontario collected as part of the Lake Ontario - Saint Lawrence River Study (LOSLRS)
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_basin_glin (GLC) (GLGIS)
Lake Michigan basin (GLIN boundary)
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_basin_ifr (GLGIS) (IFR)
Lake Michigan basin (IFR boundary)
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_basin_outln_ifr (GLC) (GLGIS)
Outline of the Lake Michigan basin (using GLIN boundaries)
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_cstl_wetlands_ifr (GLGIS) (IFR) (MI DNR)
Major coastal wetland complexes (>40 acres) in the Lake Michigan basin
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_huc_arc_nais (GLGIS) (USGS)
Hydrologic unit boundaries (lines) in the Lake Michigan basin
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_huc_poly_nais (GLGIS) (USGS)
Hydrologic units (polygons) in the Lake Michigan basin
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_mi_inland_lks_polys_dwa (GLGIS) (IFR)
Inland lakes in the Lake Michigan basin (polygons, Michigan only)
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_mi_inland_lks_pts_dwa (GLGIS) (IFR)
Inland lakes in the Lake Michigan basin (points, Michigan only)
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_sheds_glin (GLC) (GLGIS)
Watersheds (GLIN boundaries) in the Lake Michigan basin
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_sheds_ifr (GLC) (GLGIS)
Major watersheds (using GLIN watershed boundaries and ESRI shoreline boundaries) in the Lake Michigan basin
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_spawning_access_nhd (GLGIS) (IFR) (USGS)
Stream reaches that are accessible to fish for spawning in the Lake Michigan basin
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_water_gnis (GLGIS) (USGS)
Water features in the Lake Michigan basin
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

minnesota_trout_streams (MN DNR)
Trout streams in Minnesota
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp)

Society
lmb_cities_gnis (GLGIS) (USGS)
Cities in the Lake Michigan basin
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_cities_nais (GLGIS) (USGS)
Cities in the Lake Michigan basin
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_golf_gnis (GLGIS) (USGS)
Golf courses in the Lake Michigan basin
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_parks_gnis (GLGIS) (USGS)
Parks in the Lake Michigan basin
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_parkways_scenicrvrs_nais (GLGIS) (USGS)
Parkways and scenic rivers in the Lake Michigan basin
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_urban_gnis (GLGIS) (USGS)
Urban areas in the Lake Michigan basin
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

nwoisa_designated_areas (GLC) (EPA)
Northwest Ohio Inland Sensitivity Atlas Specially Designated Areas
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

nwoisa_managed_areas (GLC) (EPA)
Northwest Ohio Inland Sensitivity Atlas Managed Natural Resource Areas
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

nwoisa_other_sensitive_areas (GLC) (EPA)
Northwest Ohio Inland Sensitivity Atlas Other Environmentally Sensitive Areas
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

Structure/Facilities
gl_ndbc_buoys_and_c-man_stations (NDBC)
These data show the spatial distribution of individual coastal ocean observing systems in the Great Lakes.
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

gl_water_level_observation_network (NOAA)
These data show the spatial distribution of individual coastal ocean observing systems in the United States
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_airports_gnis (GLGIS) (USGS)
Airports in the Lake Michigan basin
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lmb_dams_ifr (GLGIS) (IFR)
Dams in the Lake Michigan basin
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

nwoisa_dams (GLC) (EPA)
Northwest Ohio Inland Sensitivity Atlas Non-navigable Dams
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

Transportation
lake_superior_circle_tour (unknown)
The Lake Superior Circle Tour route as compiled from TIGER 2000 and the Ontario Road Network.
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_marinas_glc (GLC) (GLGIS)
Marinas in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

lm_ship_rts_nortad (GLGIS) (unknown)
Shipping routes in Lake Michigan
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

michigan_marinas (GLC) (EPA)
Inland Sensitivity Atlas Marinas and Harbors
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

mn_major_roads (MN DOT)
Major roads in Minnesota
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp)
nwoisa_boat_access_sites (GLC) (EPA)
Northwest Ohio Inland Sensitivity Atlas Boat Accesses
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

nwoisa_marinas (GLC) (EPA)
Northwest Ohio Inland Sensitivity Atlas Marinas
Link | Map Preview | Link | Metadata (.html) | Metadata (.txt) | Metadata (.xml)
GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

usgl_port_and_waterways_facitlites (USACE)
Physical characteristics and infrastructure data for port and waterway facilities.
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

usgl_principal_ports_2005 (USACE)
Physical characteristics and infrastructure data for principal port facilities.
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GeoRSS | PNG | PDF | GML | SVG | JSON | Shapefile (.shp) | Google Earth (.kmz) 
 

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