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Explore the Dynamic Maps module to find and share maps that can inform your decisions about natural resource management! Browse the list below or use the filters to discover relevant maps.

Learn more about this module on the About page, or click Contribute Content in the left menu to share your own map on Great Lakes Inform.

C-CAP Land Cover Atlas Screenshot

C-CAP Land Cover Atlas

The C-CAP Land Cover Atlas is an online, interactive map that displays regional land cover and land cover change for the coastal United States.

Science in the Great Lakes (SiGL) Mapper

The Science in the Great Lakes (SiGL) Mapper displays basin-wide multi-disciplinary monitoring and research activities conducted by the USGS and partners in all five Great Lakes.

Great Lakes Remote Sensing

This map displays remote-sensing derived data.

Global Surface Water Explorer

This map displays the location and temporal distribution of water surfaces at the global level.

National Fish Habitat Partnership Data Theme Viewer

The National Fish Habitat Partnership (NFHP) Data Theme Viewer provides a summarized look at data within specific themes that reflect the needs and priorities of the NFHP.

National Fish Habitat Partnership National Assessment Results Viewer

The National Fish Habitat Partnership (NFHP) National Assessment Results Viewer depicts the condition of stream and coastal habitats across the country.
sample map and charts showing Phosphorous and Nitrogen levels in watersheds

SPARROW Decision Support System Mapper

The USGS's SPARROW Decision Support System provides access to SPARROW maps, including a regional interpretation of water-quality monitoring in the Great Lakes Watershed. The mapper shows the in-stream water-quality measurements of Phosphorus and Nitrogen in spatially referenced watersheds, using charts to show the breakdown of sources and compare levels with other units in the Great Lakes Watershed.
Soil Data Viewer

Soil Data Viewer

The Soil Data Viewer allows users to create soil-based thematic maps.
Real-time Air Quality Monitoring in Wisconsin screenshot

Wisconsin's Air Quality

Wisconsin's Air Quality map displays air quality in many Wisconsin counties.
WisFIDO map

Wisconsin Forest Inventory Data Online (FIDO)

The Wisconsin Forest Inventory Data Online (FIDO) displays Wisconsin Continuous Forest Inventory (WisCFI) data on the condition of Wisconsin's state forests.

Wisconsin DNR Surface Water Data Viewer (SWDV)

The Wisconsin DNR's Surface Water Data Viewer (SWDV) is an interactive map that displays primarily statewide water-related data.
WDNR RR Sites Map Screenshot

Wisconsin DNR Remediation & Redevelopment (RR) Sites Map

The Wisconsin DNR's RR Sites Map displays information about contaminated properties and other activities related to the investigation and cleanup of contaminated soil or groundwater in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin DNR Public Access Lands

Wisconsin DNR Public Access Lands displays the location of, and information about, public lands and state managed properties.


TopoView shows the many and varied U.S. Geological Society (USGS)topographic maps in the United States.
WDNR Fish Mapping Application Screenshot

Wisconsin DNR Fish Mapping Application

The WDNR Fish Mapping Application displays geographic data on the distribution and relative abundance of fish in Wisconsin.

USGS Vegetation Dynamics / Drought Viewer

The USGS Vegetation Dynamics / Drought Viewer displays regularly updated geospatial data related to drought conditions on an interactive map.
Screenshot of USGS StreamStats version 4 beta

USGS StreamStats

StreamStats is a web-based map that displays information useful for water-resources planning and management, such as streamflow statistics and drainage-basin characteristics.
USGS National Map Viewer screenshot

USGS National Map Viewer

Managed by the USGS's National Geospatial Program (NGP), The National Map Viewer displays the eight primary themes of The National Map including US Topo.

USFWS Wetlands Mapper

The Wetlands Mapper displays current information on the status, extent, characteristics and functions of wetlands, riparian, and deepwater habitats in the United States.

USACE Coastline Oblique Imagery

Oblique imagery is available for coastlines throughout the Great Lakes
United States Interagency Elevation Inventory view

United States Interagency Elevation Inventory

The U.S. Interagency Elevation Inventory displays high-accuracy elevation data for the United States and its territories.

Two Hearted River Watershed Conservation Data Viewer

The Nature Conservancy's Two Hearted River Watershed Conservation Data Viewer is a dynamic mapping application with various data layers to help users visualize the vegetative and community structure of forested habitat in the Two Hearted.

Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) National Analysis Map

The EPA's Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) National Analysis map displays toxic chemical disposal and release locations as various geographic levels throughout the United States.
Climate-sensitive Economic data visualization

Socioeconomics and Climate Change in the Great Lakes Region

An interactive application that demonstrates select social and economic impacts of climate changes in the U.S. portion of the Great Lakes.

Sea Lamprey Control Map

The Sea Lamprey Control Map is an interactive online map that allows users to trace the upstream and downstream impacts of barrier and barrier removal on sea lamprey populations in the Great Lakes.
Map showing location of SAV with insets.

Satellite-Derived Great Lakes Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) Map

The interactive map of Great Lakes submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) shows the extent of a nuisance algae, Cladophora, in the Great Lakes.
QGIS screenshot

Quantum GIS

Quantum GIS (QGIS) is a free, downloadable, open source Geographic Information System (GIS) application.
OpenNSPECT view


OpenNSPECT is the open-source version of the Nonpoint Source Pollution and Erosion Comparison Tool and can be used to investigate potential water quality impacts from climate change and development to other land uses.
Riverine Flood Inundation Maps view

Riverine Flood Inundation Maps

These online interactive maps help emergency managers and decision-makers visualize where inundation will affect their communities.
Pennsylvania Atlas screenshot

Pennsylvania Atlas

The Pennsylvania Atlas is an interactive map that displays geospatial data for Pennsylvania.
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