The ftp site is unavailable until further notice. Please visit the NRGIS library https://programs.iowadnr.gov/nrgislibx/for data needs.
Restricted Data Access - ESRI Tutorials and Streetmap
The GIS Facility provides data produced by ESRI that is included with our site license. Only those people with an ISU username will be able to access the data. To connect to the data you have to map a drive to the location. Create a connection in My Computer (not a browser) to:
and be sure to specify your ISU username if you have not logged in to your machine with that name.
If you are doing this from off campus, you will first need to connect to the ISU network with the VPN secure connection; if you do not do that first, the network mapping will not work. To find out about the VPN - http://www.it.iastate.edu/howtos/vpn
Iowa Geographic Image Map Server
The Iowa Geographic Image Map Server (aka The Ortho Server) provides a wide variety of image products via download or through web map services (WMS). Data coverage includes the entire state of Iowa. Products include