TNRIS has many maps and data resources available to the public at no charge from our website that can be incorporated into teacher's lesson plans for all levels. In addition to these resources, we are able to give tours on a limited basis to students and their educators.
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TNRIS has numerous static maps available for download that can be used in digital format or printed out, providing useful tools for teaching cartography and learning how to read maps. The majority of maps are part of the Texas Water Development Board's Maps depicting water resources.
Major aquifers, Minor aquifers, Groundwater related administrative boundaries
The DataHub allows users to browse, download, order and inquire about digital geographic data used for analysis or to make maps.
TNRIS maintains over 1 million frames of photos covering all parts of Texas from dates as far back as the 1920’s.
Learn more on our Historical Imagery Archive page.
Learn more Esri offers online, free courses to help you get started with their software.
Learn more Esri offers ArcGIS for Student use to learn GIS technical skills.
Learn more ACC's Geographic Information Systems Program starts with basic GIS principles and techniques then progresses through GIS projects and performing sophisticated analysis.
Tours are unavailable until measures in response to the COVID-19 outbreak have been lifted. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Visit TNRIS to see first-hand the TNRIS offices and meet the staff. Two tour spots are available each month, and are booked on a first-come, first-serve basis.