Here are some links to websites where you can download data for use in a GIS program.


GIS data

Download a longer list (PDF, 457KB) of GIS data sources compiled for our new GIS short courses. The document includes websites that list GIS data sources and some global, regional and national sites (not comprehensive). Note: please check that the data at these sites is suited to your research before you use them! Some of this data may be inaccurate, incomplete, or wrong. Be aware that there are disputes over some data, especially country boundaries.

Digital elevation links

Satellite imagery links


Updated:  31 January 2022/Responsible Officer:  CartoGIS Coordinator/Page Contact:  CartoGIS Coordinator