GIS Information

Below are files useful to contractors submitting GIS information to the Office of Archaeology & Historic Preservation (OAHP) or to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).

GIS Templates

Use these templates for site and survey GIS data submittal.  The templates include data fields required by the BLM and useful to the OAHP for data integration purposes.  The downloads are zip files containing DBF, SHP and SHX files.

BLM Digital Data Management Specification Handbook

The BLM provides a Digital Data Management Specification Handbook for contractors.  Please note:  Any questions about the information in this handbook should be directed to the appropriate BLM field office.

The "Read Me" file

This file provides information about the data fields in both the spreadsheet files and the GIS files provided by the OAHP when a file search is requested