Applications & Utilities
Web based tools and utilities for accessing, visualizing, and interacting with geospatial information.
The Information Services (IS) section maintains the TNRIS digital data library and provides public accessibility to its contents.
This accessibility is via the production and maintenance of numerous web applications, tools, utilities, and code packages, which
leverage geospatial information for public benefit. Some examples include tnris.org's DataHub, multiple web mapping services, APIs, etc. The IS section is a strong advocate for
open source development and the majority of code for their projects are available on Github.
The DataHub is the new modern web application built for the public to view, learn about, download, order, and inquire about
TNRIS data. The application simplifies TNRIS data processes and workflows via a content management system which feeds the
DataHub frontend. This allows for quicker and more accurate data delivery to the public.
Texas is no stranger to flood. With its diverse geography and extensive, hurricane-prone coastline, the state frequently leads
the nation not only in structural damage but also in loss of lives related to flooding events. This application provides users
current flood levels across the state by mapping Flood Gauges, lake water elevations, and weather information. Users can create
an account and subscribe to receive SMS text message alerts when gauges reach dangerous flood levels.
2017 Interactive State Water Plan
This website is an integral part of the 2017 State Water Plan that lets water users statewide take an up-close look at data in
the 2017 State Water Plan and how water needs change over time. The user-friendly website, which is also easily viewed on most
mobile devices, now shows:
- Projected water demands
- Existing water supplies
- Relative severity and projected water needs (potential shortages)
- Water management strategies recommended to address potential shortages
- Recommended capital projects and their sponsors
Geospatial Emergency Management Support System (GEMSS) Version 2.0
The Geospatial Emergency Management Support System (GEMSS) was developed using the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP)
managed by the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM). It is the first coordinated effort to create an infrastructure in
which data collected during and after major disasters can be integrated with real-time and existing geospatial data.
GEMSS allows the data to be presented in a useful and compelling manner, without requiring specialized knowledge of GIS data or
applications. GEMSS is designed to become the public domain tool to support emergency activities.
The Bulk Downloader utility uses the publicly available TNRIS REST API for data.tnris.org collection
resources. It allows for bulk downloading an entire collections' resources, bypassing the need to click each area polygon (county,
quad, qquad, etc) in the download map. Click the link above and follow the documentation to get started.
Enable the free TNRIS Alexa Skill on your Amazon Echo! The skill provides users with the ability to
verbally interact with the Historical Aerial archive database by asking about what years and counties are available.
Check out the TNRIS Organization on Github to see the code behind many of our applications and utilities.
Be sure to 'Star' the repositories you like!
Check out the TNRIS account on the Node Package Manager (NPM) to see what NodeJS packages we have shared