Abu Dhabi Floods The World With Free GIS Data


The Envrionment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD) yesterday launched its Enviro-Portal. It was made known by the EAD during the ESRI Middle East and Africa User Conference (MEAUC) on GIS Technology solutions at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition (ADNEC).

This portal offers access to the most up to date environmental data and information on the geolocation of flora, fauna, marine habitats and protected zones within Abu Dhabi.

Based on cutting edge GIS technology, EAD make downloadable spatial environmental data and information that have been collected since the early 1990s.  The data and information available, in various raster and feature formats, are useful to professionals, researchers and students in both the Arabic language and the English language.

The portal is user friendly, you will be able to download different sets of environmental layers for your areas of interest.

Follow this link to access the portal: http://enviroportal.ead.ae

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