University of Wisconsin–Madison
Spatial Analysis For Conservation and Sustainability

Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Change 1990-2010

YEAR
1990 2000 2010
VIEW
All classes WUI areas only
BASEMAP
Roads Satellite
LAYER OPACITY
Show political borders
LEGEND
Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI)
Interface
Intermix
Non-WUI Vegetated
No housing
Very low housing density
Non-Vegetated or Agriculture
Low and very low housing density
Medium and high housing density
Water

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WUI DATA DESCRIPTION
WUI maps are intended to illustrate where the WUI was located in 1990, 2000, and 2010. We map two types of WUI: intermix and interface. Intermix WUI are areas where housing and vegetation intermingle; interface WUI are areas with housing in the vicinity of contiguous wildland vegetation. WUI GIS data were designed to provide a spatially detailed national assessment of the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) across the conterminous U.S. to support inquiries into the effects of housing growth on the environment, and to inform both national policy and local land management concerning the WUI and associated issues. These data are useful within a GIS for mapping and analysis at national, state, and local levels and are available for download by state as compressed ESRI Shapefiles (.shp), or for the entire U.S. as a compressed file geodatabase (.gdb). Detailed metadata is included with each archive.
METADATA FILES
GIS DATA & MAPS
Conterminous
United States
1990
2000
2010
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2000
2010

Alabama
1990
2000
2010
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2000
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Arizona
1990
2000
2010
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2010

Arkansas
1990
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2010
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2010

California
1990
2000
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1990
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2010

Colorado
1990
2000
2010
1990
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2010

Connecticut
1990
2000
2010
1990
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2010

Delaware
1990
2000
2010
1990
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2010

District of
Columbia
1990
2000
2010
1990
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2010

Florida
1990
2000
2010
1990
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2010

Georgia
1990
2000
2010
1990
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2010

Idaho
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Illinois
1990
2000
2010
1990
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2010

Indiana
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Iowa
1990
2000
2010
1990
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2010

Kansas
1990
2000
2010
1990
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2010

Kentucky
1990
2000
2010
1990
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2010

Louisiana
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Maine
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Maryland
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Massachusetts
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Michigan
1990
2000
2010
1990
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2010

Minnesota
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Mississippi
1990
2000
2010
1990
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2010

Missouri
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Montana
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Nebraska
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Nevada
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

New
Hampshire
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

New
Jersey
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

New
Mexico
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

New
York
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

North
Carolina
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

North
Dakota
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Ohio
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Oklahoma
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Oregon
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Pennsylvania
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Rhode
Island
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

South
Carolina
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

South
Dakota
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Tennessee
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Texas
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Utah
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Vermont
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Virginia
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Washington
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

West
Virginia
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Wisconsin
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Wyoming
1990
2000
2010
1990
2000
2010

Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Change 1990-2010