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More Data Goes Public With ArcIMS

Serving All Kinds of Information

Geography and GIS awareness grows as the public's access to spatial data increases. Esri's Internet mapping technologies add geographic data and analysis to a multitude of applications that serve organizations and communities in a variety of ways. Links to these and other Web sites powered by Esri technology are located at To be included, send a description of your mapping site and the URL to

Binghamton University's Census 2000 Map Server
At Binghamton University, the GIS Core Facility downloaded Census 2000 data and made it more useful and easier to access in map and tabular form via ArcIMS. The data has been reorganized topically by race, migration, employment, citizenship, socioeconomic, and housing and can be readily accessed and used by state, county, metropolitan statistical area, ZIP Code, and census tract.

California Department of Fish and Game iMaps
The iMaps portal disseminates GIS maps, spatial data, metadata, information, and images. California Department of Fish and Game (DFG) staff use the site to bring GIS data into their work environments for project support. In addition to DFG staff, biologists, students, community members, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies use the ArcIMS application to view and query maps or data via the Internet. Users often combine data accessed via iMaps with local data for display, query, and analysis.

Internet Map of Wroclaw, Poland
The Internet Map of Wroclaw, Poland, provides public transportation information including tram and bus routes, main roads, bicycle routes, parks and open space, public buildings, and city boundaries. The ArcIMS site also enables users to locate specific addresses within the city map. The site is in Polish, German, and English.

This ArcIMS application from the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality guides users through several steps in a wizard format enabling them to make and use customized maps within their Web browsers. Users choose an area of interest in Louisiana and the tools they need and then select from several data layers including satellite imagery, aerial photography, and more.

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