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PASDA Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access: The Pennsylvania Geospatial Data Clearinghouse
Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access, PASDA, is the State Geospatial Data clearinghouse for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. PASDA is also a National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) Clearinghouse node that provides free public access to geospatial data and metadata via the World Wide Web. PASDA supports search, display, and retrieval of GIS data, imagery, such as satellite images and aerial photographs, and metadata related to Pennsylvania. In addition to GIS data sets, PASDA also provides GIS tutorials, an extensive FAQ, information about metadata, and an online metadata entry form.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
    • Remotely sensed
  • Agricultural science
  • Environmental science
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Physical geography
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and Other Restrictions Information is Unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-567
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania Spatial Data Access

Contact: Maurie Kelly
Pennsylvania State University, Environmental Resources Research Institute