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Environment and Conservation

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Barrier Beach Classification ZonesRI CRMC classification zones for barrier beaches along the southern coast of RI from Westerly to Narragansett. 02/1995
s44nbb94.zip (0.1 MB) E00;
barbeach.zip (0.1 MB) SHP
Barrier Islands and SpitsBarrier islands and spits for coastal RI and Narragansett Bay from USGS quads. 01/1989
s44gbb89.zip (0.2 MB) E00;
barislands.zip (0.1 MB) SHP
CERCLISPoint locations of hazardous material sites designated by the U.S. EPA and RIDEM. 02/1997
s44xcc97.zip (0.1 MB) E00;
cerclis.zip (0.1 MB) SHP
Conservation Lands: Municipal and NGONon-State conservation lands are real property permanently protected from future development by recognized land protection organizations other than the State of Rhode Island. 06/2011
LocCons11.zip (3.0 MB) SHP
Conservation Lands: State of Rhode IslandApproximate edges of Conservation Lands protected by the State of Rhode Island through Fee Title Ownership, Conservation Easement, or Deed Restriction. 06/2011
StaCons11.zip (1.1 MB) SHP
Degraded Coastal Wetlands of Narragansett BayInternally degraded coastal wetland sites in Narragansett Bay delineated from 1996 true color aerial photography. 04/2003
nbdegrade_e00.zip (0.7 MB) E00;
nbdegrade_shp.zip (0.5 MB) SHP
Environmental InventoryEnvironmental Inventory. A "windshield" survey of land use dating back to 1961; periodically updated with aerial photography. 06/1989
s44lei75.zip (2.5 MB) E00
GIRASUSGS Geographic Inventory of land use Anderson level 2 coding. 01/1988
s44lgl74.zip (0.7 MB) E00
Greenways CorridorsNatural resources corridor areas proposed for future protection in RI's Greenways plan. 02/1995
s44ogc95.zip (0.5 MB) E00;
greenway.zip (0.4 MB) SHP
Impervious SurfacesStatewide datasets representing impervious surfaces in Rhode Island in both 2003-2004 and 2011. 11/2013
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Lakes, Ponds, and Reservoirs: RI Integrated Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Report 2012Vector polygon data representing Rhode Island Lakes, Ponds and Reservoirs included in the State's Integrated Water Quality and Assessment Report required under provisions of the US Clean Water Act. 06/2013
lakes_IWQMA12.zip (2 MB) SHP
Land Cover - 1962Set of 37 scanned, georeferenced historical maps of land cover for the State of Rhode Island derived from 1962 aerial photographs. 04/2011
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Land Use - 1988Land use / land cover from 1988 aerial photography coded to Anderson modified level 3 with one half acre minimum polygon resolution. 01/1993
s44llu93.zip (19 MB) E00
Land Use - 19951995 Land use / land cover updated using 1988 land use as a base. Coded to Anderson modified level 3 with 0.5 acre minimum polygon resolution. Also distributed on USGS Quad and Town basis (to be updated April 2005). 02/2005
rilu95c_e00.zip (38 MB) E00;
rilu95c_shp.zip (43 MB) SHP
Land Use - 2003/2004Land use / land cover from 2003 & 2004 orthophotography. The minimum mapping unit for this dataset is 0.5 acre. The land use classification scheme used for these data was based on the Anderson Level III modified coding schema used in previous land use datasets in Rhode Island (1988 & 1995) with some modifications for the 2003 classification. 2007
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Land Use - 2011Land use / land cover from spring 2011 orthophotography. The minimum mapping unit for this dataset is 0.5 acre. The land use classification scheme used for these data is based on the same Anderson Level III modified coding schema used in 2003-04 land use dataset. 03/2014
rilu11.zip (84 MB) SHP
Leaking Underground Storage Tanks (LUSTs)Storage tanks and associated piping used for petroleum and certain hazardous substances that have experienced leaks as determined by RIDEM. 01/2013
LUSTs12.zip (0.1 MB) SHP
Narragansett Bay Estuarine and Marine Wetlands Trends AnalysisA trend analysis of estuarine and marine wetlands in Narragansett Bay and their 500-foot upland buffer delineated from 1990s era true color aerial photography and 1950s era black and white aerial photography. 10/2004
nbay_trend.zip (0.3 MB) SHP
Narragansett Bay Estuarine HabitatEelgrass beds, estuarine and marine wetlands in Narragansett Bay delineated from 1996 true color aerial photography. 04/2003
nbaywet_e00.zip (0.2 MB) E00;
nbaywet_shp.zip (2.7 MB) SHP
Potential Wetland Impacts in Narragansett BayInternally degraded coastal wetland sites in Narragansett Bay delineated from 1996 true color aerial photography. 04/2003
nbimpact_e00.zip (0.2 MB) E00;
nbimpact_shp.zip (0.1 MB) SHP
RI CRMC - Coastal Water Use TypeVector polygon representations of all RI Water Subject to CRMC Regulation as described in the Publication "The State of Rhode Island, Coastal Resources Management Program, As Amended" (aka, The Redbook). 04/2008
crmcwt08.zip (0.1 MB) SHP
RIPDES Sanitary Waste SitesRhode Island point discharge elimination system point locations for all sanitary waste sites where permits have been issued by RIDEM. 05/2000
s44xsp99.zip (0.1 MB) E00;
ripdes.zip (0.1 MB) SHP
Rivers and Streams: RI Integrated Water Quality Monitoring and Assessment Report 2012Vector line data representing Rhode Island rivers and streams included in the State's Integrated Water Quality and Assessment Report required under provisions of the US Clean Water Act. 06/2013
rivers_IWQMA12.zip (2 MB) SHP
Scenic AreasAreas in RI designated by the RIDEM as noteworthy or distinctive landscapes or views. 08/1989
s44nsv89.zip (0.3 MB) E00;
scenic.zip (0.2 MB) SHP
Shellfish Harvest Restrictions 2013Shellfishing prohibition areas, seasonal, and conditional shellfish closure areas in RI marine and estuarine waters. 06/2013
shellfish13.zip (1.6 MB) SHP
South Coast Estuarine HabitatEelgrass beds, estuarine and marine wetlands for Rhode Island’s southern coastal areas delineated as polygon features from 1999 true color aerial photography. 04/2003
cstlwet_e00.zip (3.7 MB) E00;
cstlwet_shp.zip (5.2 MB) SHP

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