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News and Events
Spatial data and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources have had a long history. Today the Natural Resources GIS (NRGIS) Library was retired with with much of the data being migrated to Iowa GeoData portal. Many thanks to the people and organizations who started it all in Iowa. If you feel we have missed something in this transition or need assistance in finding data please contact us.
The ISU Orthoserver Imagery URLs will be changing January 8, 2018. All connections will now be HTTP/s. New addresses will be as follows:
REST Services: https://ortho.gis.iastate.edu/arcgis/rest/services/ortho
WMS Connections: https://ortho.gis.iastate.edu/IGMS_WMS.html
AGS Connections in your Desktop GIS: https://ortho.gis.iastate.edu/arcgis/services
TSA Data now available to plan and facilitate the building of rural broadband infrastructure. Broadband provider and TSA/non-TSA status available to the Census Block Level. House File 655 provides a property tax exemption for installation of broadband infrastructure that facilitates broadband service at or above 25 megabits per second of download speed and 3 megabits per second of upload speed within a targeted service area.
The Office of the Chief Information Officer in cooperation with many State of Iowa agencies have launched a new website to make finding geospatial data within the state easier. Check back often as new content is published.