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Maine Office of GIS

Maine Office of GIS

Welcome to the Maine Office of GIS (MEGIS) website.

The mission of MEGIS is to provide baseline geospatial data, services, and support to users of geospatial technology in state government and the public, with the ultimate goal to increase and ease the use of geospatial technologies.



What's New in December 2014

Ongoing Data Updates - for more detailed information on MEGIS Data Catalog Additions and Updates

The new lidar data (extension of coverage to complete York, Cumberland, and Kennebec counties) is now available in our web map service (WMS) and through our orthoviewer application (to download the actual data). Downloadable tiles are also available (TIFF format) for 2m DEMs, 2m hillshade, and 2m slope models.

NG_Roads contains updated road centerline and road name data for Maine at 1:24,000 scale. NG_ROADS digital roads were developed, and are maintained, to serve the Next Generation 911 project in Maine. Next Generation 9-1-1 has many public safety benefits, the two most important features are: the public's ability to dial 9-1-1 for all emergencies and automatic caller location information, critical to speeding up the dispatch of emergency services.

NG_Addresses contains updated physical address point location data for Maine. NG_Addresses digital points were developed, and are maintained, to serve the Next Generation 911 project in Maine. Next Generation 9-1-1 has many public safety benefits, the two most important features are: the public's ability to dial 9-1-1 for all emergencies and automatic caller location information, critical to speeding up the dispatch of emergency services.

VERNAL POOLS (VPCenterPts) and SIGNIFICANT VERNAL POOL BUFFERS (SVPBuffers) have been UPDATED.  VPCenterPts represents CANDIDATE Significant Vernal Pools (SVPs). SVPBuffers depicts 250-foot habitat zones surrounding the perimeters of Significant Vernal Pools (SVPs) or Potentially Significant Vernal Pools (PSVPs). Please refer to the metadata for additional information.