ProPublica’s Toxmap shows more than 1,000 “hot spots” where 250,000 people are exposed to levels of excess cancer risk (according to the EPA). The map highlights places where the cancer risk is 10 times lower than the EPA’s threshold – anything over 1 in 10,000.
Open Data Buffalo is the open data program developed under the administration of Mayor Byron W. Brown in Buffalo, New York. Data is displayed in easy-to-use maps, and can be downloaded for use with other mapping programs.
The NYS GIS Clearinghouse acts as a central hub for State agencies and local governments to identify GIS data sets they have. Some datasets are available without a password. UB affiliates may log in with our institutional username and password to view and download restricted datasets. If you do not already have the login, please email Kim Plassche for this information.
Some agencies do not upload their datasets but list what they have available. Please use the contact information provided on the listing to request the dataset.