New York State GIS Clearinghouse
The Clearinghouse, operated by the New York State Office of Cyber Security & Critical Infrastructure Coordination, was established to disseminate information about New York's Statewide GIS Coordination Program and to provide access to the New York State GIS Data and Metadata Repository.
Originally developed as part of the Center for Technology in Government's GIS Cooperative Project, the Metadata Repository was created to provide one central location where State agencies and local governments can list the GIS data sets that they have. GIS users can browse the list, or search for specific keywords, to find out what data is available, who holds it, and how it can be obtained. In some cases, users will be able to go one step further, and download the actual data set.