Access Issues


If you are having trouble accessing data or services on PASDA, please send an e-mail to:


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Data Issues


Problems with data sets are rare but if you find a problem with a data set on PASDA, please contact us via email to let us know. Remember to include the file name of the data in question. If it is an actual problem with a data set we can work with the data provider to correct the error and repost the data.





As part of its mission to support and serve the GIS community, PASDA has created a series of tutorials designed to assist PASDA users with data, software, and applications available through the site.


GIS Basics tutorial is a brief introduction to the basic concepts and principles behind Geographic Information Systems. If GIS is new to you, or you're looking for a simple refresher, this tutorial is for you.


Learning ArcGIS tutorial features a more robust and fully featured GIS program, and is better suited for users at least somewhat familiar with ESRI's ArcGIS 8.0 and higher versions who seek to extend their professional skills.


How to Connect to a MapService tutorial was created to provide step by step instructions to consume PASDA's mapservices.


How to Connect PASDA's Map Services to ArcGIS online tutorial was created to provide step by step instructions to connect PASDA's Map Services to ArcGIS online.


Imagery Navigator Help was created to provide assistance viewing and downloading imagery for Pennsylvania.


How to Use the Pennsylvania Mine Map Atlas In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Pennsylvania Mine Map Atlas.