LiDAR Coverage

Mississippi now has 100 percent complete LiDAR coverage.  LiDAR elevation data is one of the more significant digital layers included in the Mississippi Digital Earth Model (MDEM).   The LiDAR data is available for download at


Most publications (including out of print items) have been scanned and are now available for download.  Take a look in Publications and Map Sales.


David T. Dockery III
David T. Dockery III,  Mississippi State Geologist

Dr. David T. Dockery III has been named State Geologist of Mississippi and Director of the Mississippi Office of Geology. He is well known for his accomplishments and influence, including his role as author of “The Geology of Mississippi,” with co-author David Thompson. David replaces Michael Bograd.