International Cartographic Association (ICA) - The mission of the ICA is to promote the discipline and profession of cartography in an international context.Joint Board of Geospatial Information Societies (JB GIS) - is a coalition of leading international geospatial societies which can speak on behalf of the geospatial profession at international level, especially to the United Nations and other global stakeholders. Its second goal is to coordinate activities within the geospatial society and organizations.
Mapinfo and ArcView (Boundaries, Hydrology, Cities, Agriculture, Population, Roads, and Inhab. area).
Afganistan Information Management Services (AIMS)
GeoScience Australia - Free Data Downloads
GeoScience Australia - Maps of Australia
Australian Electoral Commission - Free Downloads
Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG) - is the national organization representing practising geographers from public and private sectors and from universities. The CAG is active on many fronts: from the dissemination of geographic research to the promotion of geographic education and cooperation with international organizations.
Canada Census Geography
Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources - BC Geology Maps (version 1.0 2005)
Natural Resources Canada - GeoGratis
GeoBase- is a federal, provincial and territorial government initiative offering quality geospatial information at no cost and with unrestricted use
Natural Resources of Canada -provides authoritative, current and accessible geographic information products at a national level.
Service New/Nouveau Brunswick - provides Geographic Data & Maps.
Manitoba Land Initiative - is the source for geo-spatial information from the Government of Manitoba. It is intended for both the GIS expert and the decision maker.
Alberta Geological Survey -has a large selection of maps for different NTS areas of Alberta showing surficial and bedrock geology, drift thickness, groundwater/hydrogeology, and mineral resources.
GeoNOVA - the Province of Nova Scotia’s gateway to geographic information about Nova Scotia. Includes free maps and licensed data sets.
China In Time and Space (CITA)
GIS Datasets for China - MIT
Computer Sciences Researcher and GIS Developer, Marc Souris, IRD - (ArcView and Savane compatible) Province, Volcano, Cities, Landscape, Erosion, and DEM.
Natural England - (Publications, Maps and Data) to support the Government’s wider strategic policies and fulfil the aims and objectives set for us by the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Countryside Council for Wales GIS Data - is the Government's statutory advisor on sustaining natural beauty, wildlife and the opportunity for outdoor enjoyment in Wales and its inshore waters.
Opening Up Government - data easily available means it will be easier for people to make decisions and suggestions about government policies based on detailed information.
Ordnance Survey National Mapping Agency of Great Britain and maps the infrastructure of England, Scotland and Wales.
British Cartographic Society
Paris Data - portal that serves open governemnt data for Paris. (This site is in France, but can be translated by translator package)
Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources (DCENR)- responsibility for the Telecommunications, Broadcasting and Energy sectors. It regulates, protects and develops the Natural Resources of Ireland. Germany
United Nation Nepal Information Platform
Departmet of Geology, University of Cantetbury
PhilGIS - Philippine GIS Data Clearinghouse. A single-access, data-sharing portal of free Philippine geospatial data, and a non-profit, non-governmental, public-service oriented entity. Dedicated to promote and support the development and free distribution of geospatial data.
Land Resources of Russia - Socio-Economy, Natural Conditions, and Land Endowment.
Natural Spaces provides an online data download facility giving access to a wide range of datasets including protected areas, habitats and species, landscape, open space and access. A simple one-off registration gives you instant access to data and provides you with a personal bookshelf showing all datasets downloaded along with details of any updates since your last visit.
Department of Geology, University of Zurich
Computer Sciences Researcher and GIS Developer, Marc Souris, IRD - (ArcView and Savane compatible) DEM, Meteorological, Land use and forest cover, and Streams.