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Downloadable Data

The following spatial data are available from this Web site for use with geographic information system (GIS) software. A brief description, graphic, and a link to the metadata are provided for each data set. Metadata include descriptions of how and why the data were created, spatial reference and extent information, and descriptions of the data attributes. All metadata was written according to the standards developed by the Federal Geographic Data Center (FGDC).

To download these spatial data, click on the linked filename. To download other spatial data used on the maps and the interactive mapping application, please visit the Rhode Island Geographic Information System (RIGIS).

Restoration Data
Restoration Sites
Metadata
Data PreviewHabitat restoration sites (completed, ongoing, potential) that have been formally identified by the R.I. Habitat Restoration Team.

This file was last updated in December 2001.
habitat-pts.zip
shp (16 KB)
Eelgrass
Transplant
Suitability
Metadata
Data PreviewStatewide eelgrass transplant suitability calculation based on the method designed by Save The Bay and URI Graduate School of Oceanography researchers in collaboration with the R.I. Habitat Restoration Team.

This file was last updated in December 2003.
eelgrtrans.zip
shp (465 KB)
Coastal
Wetlands
Metadata
Data PreviewNarragansett Bay coastal wetlands identified through photo-interpretation by UMass, URI, NBEP, and Save The Bay.

This file was last updated in December 2003.
matrix_poly.zip
shp (915 KB)
Anadromous Fish Data
RI Dams (DEM database)
Metadata
Data PreviewDam locations in Rhode Island, including size, storage and discharge capacity, and age information. dams.zip
shp (46 KB)
Anadromous Fish Pond Areas
Metadata
Data PreviewPonds and large river areas that could support anadromous fish following fish run restoration.

These data were developed in December 2001.
reach-poly.zip
shp (650 KB)
Anadromous Fish Stream Reaches
Metadata
Data PreviewStreams and small river segments that could support anadromous fish following fish run restoration.

These data were developed in December 2001.
reach-line.zip
shp (460 KB)
Bathymetry
Bathymetry (depth in feet)
Metadata
Data PreviewBathymetry grid for Rhode Island's state waters based on NOAA Hydrographic Surveys. Depth values are in feet.

This grid was developed in July 2001.
bathygridft.zip
e00 (42,500 KB)
Bathymetry (depth in meters)
Metadata
Data PreviewBathymetry grid for Rhode Island's state waters based on NOAA Hydrographic Surveys. Depth values are in meters.

This grid was developed in July 2001.
bathygridm.zip
e00 (42,500 KB)
Contour Lines (depth in meters)
Metadata
Data PreviewBathymetry contours for Rhode Island's state waters based on NOAA Hydrographic Surveys. Depth values are represented at 1-meter and 10-meter intervals. contour.zip
shp (2,000 KB)

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Coastal Resources Management Council
Narragansett Bay Estuary Program
Save The Bay®