Here are a few examples of the many maps and map services that illustrate the vulnerability of food production, distribution, food safety, and international food security to changes in climate. For more examples of maps related to climate resilience and change, check out the Resilience Community Map Gallery.


Crop Explorer

View near real-time and historical crop data and conditions around the globe.

Contributors: USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service, International Production Assessment Division, NASA, ASRC

Cropscape – Cropland Data Layer

Web portal for viewing national cropland and agricultural data on a yearly basis.

Contributors: USDA

VegScape – Vegetative Condition Explorer

Interactive map application for viewing vegetation condition products such as NDVI, in the United States.

Contributors:  USDA, NASA

Food Environment Atlas

Web portal for viewing various food security and food resilience services and layers, such as prices, socioeconomic status, and availability.

Contributors: USDA, Economic Research Service

Food Access Research Atlas

Web portal for viewing food accessibility and travel distance for low income brackets.

Contributors: USDA, Economic Research Service

Atlas of Rural and Small-town America

Web map portal for viewing population changes and variables in rural America.

Contributors: USDA, Economic Research Service

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Data System

Map application illustrating the distribution and socioeconomic characteristics of SNAP participants in the United States.

Contributors: USDA, Economic Research Service

Poverty Mapping Collection

Poverty mapping datasets, services, and maps of global poverty, hunger, and other vulnerability conditions.

Contributors: NASA, SEDAC, Columbia University

National Agriculture Imagery Program (NAIP)

Web services of acquired aerial imagery during the agricultural growing seasons in the continental U.S., made available to the public within a year of acquisition.

Contributors: USDA, Farm Service Agency, National Geospatial Data Asset

Geospatial Data Gateway

Application for providing status maps of various information and data, such as soils, geographic boundaries, imagery, and watersheds.

Contributors: USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service, USGS, U.S. Census Bureau, ESRI

Updated on April 21, 2021