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Soils and Natural Resource Spatial Data Sources

  • Web Soil Survey – provides soil data and information produced by the National Cooperative Soil Survey.  Online soil maps and reports, data downloads and more.
  • Geospatial Data Gateway – One Stop Source for environmental and natural resources data.  
  • Watershed Boundary Dataset – NRCS and the USGS collaborate on maintaining this data set defining the areal extent of surface water drainage by hydrologic unit, accounting for all land and surface areas in the U.S.
  • Pacific Northwest Hydrography Framework – links to regional Watershed Boundary Dataset layers for the Pacific Northwest, and to the National Hydrography Dataset.

For Oregon NRCS Employees

  • Oregon GIS SharePoint – GIS News, Geodata Catalog, Instructions and Tips, Web Mapping Resources, and GPS. 


Whityn Owen
GIS Specialist
Phone: 503-414-3024