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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:

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

April 4, 2014 - ARCHIVE_BACTI was updated in the MEGIS Data Catalog – the dataset contains historical shellfish harvest area bacterial pollution closure information for the coast of Maine.  Please see metadata for additional information.

April 4, 2014 - Conserved Lands was updated in the MEGIS internet Data Catalog, Conserved Lands contains conservation lands ownership boundaries at 1:24,000 scale for Maine land in federal, state, municipal and non-profit ownership with easements.

March 18, 2014 - NG_Addresses were updated – dataset 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.

February 25, 2014 - New orthoimagery is available. Two new datasets including 1998 color orthos for Auburn at 12" resolution and August 2013 low-tide imagery for Casco Bay at 6" resolution. Both are available from the data catalog and the orthoviewer, and as WMS.