Welcome

CERES is an information system developed by the California Natural Resources Agency to facilitate access to a variety of electronic data describing California’s rich and diverse environments. The goal of CERES is to improve environmental analysis and planning by integrating natural and cultural resource information from multiple contributors and by making it available and useful to a wide variety of users. (more…)

CERES Solutions


  • Ceres Library

    The CERES Library is an online catalog and repository for digital information resources for California‚Äôs natural environment. Contributors include cities, counties, utilities, state and federal agencies, private businesses and academic institutions. Read more…


  • MyPlan

    MyPlan is a map service designed to be a simple interface to California natural hazard data products produced by the California Natural Resources Agency departments and other government agencies. Read more…


  • Environmental Education

    CERES’ Environmental Education site is a great resource for Californians who are interested in the environment. The site links to a variety of web pages with useful information for all ages, including lesson plans. Topics span Biology, Earth Science, Ecology, Social Studies, English, and Visual Arts. Read more…


  • Cal-Atlas Geospatial Data Library

    The Cal-Atlas site facilitates the coordinated and sustainable development, maintenance, licensing and sharing of geospatial data and web map services by California government agencies, partners and stakeholders. Read more…


  • Map Layer Services

    The California Environmental Digital Atlas offers an array of environmental data to aid in regional conservation planning and analysis. Read more…


  • LUPIN

    CERES’ Land Use Planning Information Network (LUPIN) provides an aggregate view of California’s land use and environmental planning information including county general plans, environmental assessment documents, and relate information. LUPIN seeks to facilitate better informed decisions about land use, resource conservation, and ecosystem management, and enables Californians to identify and assess the cumulative environmental impact of planning decisions. Read more…


  • CEQA Web

    The California Environmental Quality Act Statutes & Guidelines searchable interface. Read more…


  • MyHazards

    Discover the hazards that exist in your area and learn how to reduce YOUR risk! Remember, the best way to recover from disasters is by reducing the risks before a disaster strikes. Read more…


  • CERES Mapper

    An easy to use online mapping tool. Read more…