The Map Room

Environment Committee


Map Title: Connecticut Environmental Conditions Online
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description:Climate Central, an independent, nonpartisan organization that researches and reports on climate change, has an interactive map demonstrating what summer in your location could be like in the year 2100 if current trends continue using another city's current average summer temperature as a reference. For example, Hartford's average summer temperature in 2100 will likely reach 91 degrees and feel like Orlando summers do in 2017. (Requires Chrome or Firefox.)


Map Title: Global Forest Change, 2000 to 2016
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: Using satellite images and Google Earth, scientists were able to map changes in forestation across the world from 2000 to 2016. Visitors can choose to see where forests have decreased or increased, or both, along with current forestation.


Map Title: 2016 Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Large Facilities
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has a map that allows you to see the location of large facilities that output greenhouse gases. Visitors can keep zooming right down to a specific facility and see how much of each gas is produced.


Map Title: Air Quality
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection provides the air quality across the state and all of New England.


Map Title: Connecticut Endangered Species Maps
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: This map shows where state and federal listed endangered species and significant natural communities exist in each Connecticut town.


Map Title: FEMA Flood Maps
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: Use the FEMA Flood Map Service Center to find your area's office flood map, access a range of other flood hazard products, and tolls for understanding flood risk.


Map Title: Connecticut State Parks and Forests
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: Filter the map by parks, forests, parks with guarded swimming areas, and state park trails.