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Announcement: WMS restored to imagery and DEM services

We are pleased to announce that WMS capability has been restored on our orthoimagery and DEM image services. Services which previously had WCS capability will have both WMS and WCS capabilities.

 

Notice: Maine GeoLibrary COVID-19 Content discontinued

As Maine's COVID-19 response efforts shift to long-term focused support, the Maine Office of GIS (MEGIS) has ended updates of its COVID-19 GIS content. This means that Tuesday, May 31, 2022 was the final day of updates for all MEGIS COVID-19 data tables, feature layers, web maps, and dashboards. The Maine CDC is continuing to track and report COVID-19 data; to access its data and dashboards, please visit the Maine CDC Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) page at: https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/infectious-disease/epi/airborne/coronavirus/data.shtml.


Mission

The mission of the GeoLibrary was set by legislature in state statutes; Title 5, Part 4, Chapter 163 2001 through 2006. The Board seeks to expand and promote the value of geographic spatial data through widespread distribution and innovative use for the benefit of Maine's citizens.

 

Vision

The Maine Library of Geographic Information is a state-of-the-art, comprehensive, and ever expanding portal to public geospatial information and services. The vision for the GeoLibrary encompasses:

  • Stewardship of priority, statewide digital geospatial data and associated technology through the GeoLibrary Portal.
  • Facilitating the modernization and GIS development of local government land records, and promoting innovative uses of public information that fosters economic development
  • Multiagency data-sharing cooperation that results in significant savings in the cost of creating and maintaining geodata.
  • Budgeting and revenue development that prioritizes the strategic importance of geospatial information.
  • An education and outreach program that educates state and local government officials and representatives on the benefits of GIS.

 

Goals and/or Strategic Initiatives

  • Database Development
  • Portal Development
  • Land Records Modernization
  • Data Sharing and Distribution
  • Education / Outreach

 

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