"The mission of the IGIC is to foster an efficient GIS environment through cooperation and coordination with public and private entities that access, collect, provide, and share data, metadata, applications and educational opportunities." Provides an excellent source of the status of GIS in Iowa and Q&A. Membership is FREE!
"This site provides free access to Iowa geograhic map data through an on-line map viewer and through GIS web map server (WMS) connections."
"The Natural Resources Geographic Information System (NRGIS) Library is a GIS repository developed and maintained by the GIS Section of the Iowa DNR. It is a collection of more than 15,000 geographically referenced databases. The NRGIS Library is seen as a one-stop repository for all of Iowa's natural resource, geographic information."
This FREE GIS Group has a quarterly meeting where GIS professionals are able to interact and keep up to date with technology and trends through presentations and group discussions.
Download data regarding the State of Iowa transportation system for FREE! Includes data for aviation, adminstrative boundaries, road centerlines, structures, rail crossings,
railroads and more.