DNR GIS staff are sometimes asked to provide information on our spatial data technical infrastructure. Below are links to documents of general interest:
A conceptual overview of DNR general data storage and access environment
A detailed discussion of the Oracle Database that DNR staff use to manage their GIS Data environment
A description of DNR spatial data standards that support fileserver-based data storage.
A technical specification for DNR’s system level application that replicates fileserver-based data to data centers around the state.
A technical specification for PLS Geocoding standards within the DNR to support new data development and for data file interchange projects. Original Document 4/31/1993, Updated 9/13/2002.
A technical specification for storing unrectified digital images (air photos and hardcopy maps). Original Document 7/17/03.