Michigan Department of Natural Resources,
Michigan Resource Inventory Program


MRIP Summary

The Michigan Resource Inventory Program (MRIP) has been developed within the Land and Water Management Division, Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR). The program was established pursuant to the Michigan Resource Inventory Act, 1979 PA 204. The purpose of the statute was to create a statewide computerized database of information pertinent to land utilization, management, and resource protection activities. This effort is alternately known as the Michigan Resource Information System (MIRIS).

MRIP Locations

Michigan Resource Inventory Program (MRIP)
Land and Water Management Division
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
P.O. Box 30028
Lansing, MI 48909

Tel: 1-517-373-8000
Fax: 1-517-373-9965

MRIP Datasets and Resources

A considerable amount of information has been collected and/or distributed through the Michigan Resource Inventory Program's Michigan Resource Information System (MIRIS). MIRIS utilizes a computer-aided mapping system to facilitate storage and retrieval of data. Information from the system is available as either paper maps or digital copy. The following is a selected list of datasets available through MIRIS:

Additional Resource Data Sets are available through MIRIS and/or other related organizations. Because geographic coverage and formats vary considerably, it is suggested that you contact the source indicated (see Related Organizations below) for ordering information and price quotations.

Datasets from other organizations containing environmental, earth science, and global change information can be located through CIESIN's Gateway.

Related Organizations

The following are related organizations within the state of Michigan that provide similar Resource Data Sets:

Information about other Information Cooperative partner organizations may be located through CIESIN's Organizational Guides.

MRIP Contacts