Data Basin is a science-based mapping and analysis platform that supports learning, research, and sustainable environmental stewardship.
  • Explore and organize data & information
  • Create custom visualizations, drawings, & analyses
  • Use collaborative tools in groups
  • Publish datasets, maps, & galleries
  • Develop decision-support and custom tools
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Data Basin is used by interested citizens, students & educators, natural resource practitioners, and scientists from diverse sectors and geographies.
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DRECP Climate Console Guide and Case Study

The Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) Climate Console is a user friendly web based mapping application designed to allow users to explore climate projections to better understand how climate change could ...

California Condor: Soaring Again in the Western Skies

The California condor is returning from the edge of extinction to once again soaring the skies over southern California.

This is its story...

The California condor (Gymnogyps californianus), with a wingspan of 9.5 feet and weighing up to 25 pounds, is the largest land bird in ...

Sea Level Rise (SLR) Data Platform

The Sea Level Rise (SLR) Portal provides a series of technical tools and future scenarios to support the practical understanding of coastal impacts and changing landscapes in the Gulf of Mexico region. Global climate change and its effects on sea level ...

Conservation Easements in Colorado’s Front Range

Biodiversity in the Colorado Front Range is a critical component for the sustainable development of the region (Chivian and Bernstein, 2010; Pague, et. al, 1996; Pague, et. al, 1993). Modern land conservation efforts, which are often a result of donated gifts or opportunistic purchases, risk ...

California Communities Environmental Health Screening Tool (CalEnviroScreen) 2.0

Many Californians live in the midst of multiple sources of pollution. Physical, biological and chemical pollutants in the environment can have harmful effects, immediate and delayed as well as direct and indirect, on the ecosystem and communities. Certain people and communities, such as ...

New Map Page!

We are pleased to announce that our new map page is now available for you to use. It now includes:

  • Full screen, all the time
  • Improved toolbar
  • Layer swiper allows you to 'swipe' layers over the map

How to Create a Map


Gateways are unique spaces for finding curated spatial data. They build upon the existing Data Basin framework and are customized to meet the needs of a target audience. Customizations can include custom mapping and analysis tools.

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