The Coastal GIS website provides data to those who live and work in and around the Coastal Program Boundary (see map below). We have arranged the data in two spatial extents. Please read the descriptions of these areas below to help you decide what information will best fit your needs. The projection information for all of the data found on this website is the Standard Projection for Minnesota, unless mentioned otherwise in the metadata.

Horizontal Coordinate Scheme: UTM
Ellipsoid: GRS1980
Horizontal Datum: NAD 83
Units/Resolution: Meters
UTM Zone: 15

All of the data are provided as shapefiles and are zipped using the winzip.exe program. Click link below to access the download page for each data type:

Administrative Land Cover Geology and Soils Coastal Program Projects
Public Land Survey Hydrography Transportation Basemaps
Ownership Topography Other Data Sources Coastal Wetlands

LiDAR-based bluff assessment for land-use planning