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Where can I find municipal-level administrative boundary data for Poland?

I am looking for municipal-level administrative boundary data (NUTS 5) for Poland. Since it is public information, I thought the data would be readily available, but I can't seem to find it anywhere. ...
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Free heightmap dataset for Kraków, Poland?

Is there a freely available (governmental?) heightmap dataset for Kraków city (in Poland) with horizontal grid ~5m (or better) and vertical resolution ~ +/- 0.1m? Ideally, it would include building ...
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Where can I obtain data on flood sites, land sewage systems, and property value?

I am a college student trying to obtain this data for a class project. If anyone can help that would be great. Basically, my hypothesis for this project is that land sewage systems that have not been ...
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Where can I find/buy Civic Address Data for all of Canada?

I work for a company that is looking to buy all the civic address data for Canada. I've been Googling around and I have yet to find a solution that is not pay per request. We need it so that it can ...
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Is there a website that has collection of GeoJSONs? [closed]

I specifically look for GeoJSON for all dry lands in the globe.
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Definitive source for downloading DEM data

USGS has been moving towards serving data through The National Map Viewer. They have several WMServices through their website that serve elevation data to the public (hillshade & DEM). The ...
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Why don't shapefiles online contain the coastline (country borders)?

I have searched everywhere and Geofabric has the best packages of shps yet doesn't have the coastline of countries. I'm talking about the line that demarcates a country i suppose they are called ...
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Is there any site which provide classified image download for soil,vegetation or water resources?

(its particularly for indian states,i need.....,but kindly quote if any other info you have) the raster data may also work for me in above aspects.
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Help finding Postcode Boundaries for The UK, Spain, Canada, Ireland, Brazil? [closed]

I would be forever grateful for anyone's help finding current Postal Code shapefiles for any or all of these countries. Spain Brazil UK Ireland Canada Free is obviously better but because I may ...
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Mapping UK river gauges / stations

Do you know a way to map all the river gauges / stations in UK? I found some data from the Environment Agency but it lacks of the longitude and latitude. Thanks
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Getting a list of zip codes with its adjacent zip codes

I need a list in the form of adjacency list that contains all zip codes in the United States that each has a list of adjacent zip codes. I tried searching for it on the internet. Many of them only ...
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where can I get population of each of the Indian villages and towns?

There are over 600,000 villages in India. I want to get the population of each of the village according to 2011 census. I searched the http://censusindia.gov.in website for hours but could not get ...
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Climatic data sets

I did a bulk download of climatic data from http://neo.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/ in png format so that I will extract my ROI(Africa). After the download I loaded them in Arcgis and discovered they are not ...
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Where can I find locations of AM/FM radio stations in Mexico?

Anybody here knows where I can find coordinates of AM/FM radio stations in Mexico? We have checked the ITU (International Telecommunication Union) database and it does not contain location info.
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Is there a comprehensive list of latitude and longitude values for cities around the world?

I'm developing an application that calculates the distance between cities using their respective Longitude and Latitude values. But the problem is where to get a comprehensive list of latitude and ...
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Where to download 4-band NAIP imagery for California?

I've been trying to find orthoimages with 4 bands for a couple of counties in California. I managed to download some from the GeoSpatial Data Gateway from the USDA (NRCS), but they all only have 3 ...
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Identifying geographies that match certain climatic profiles through GIS

The long and short of this research is trying to find roads that lie within geographic areas that fit a given climatic profile. In this case, I need to find areas within the United States with ...
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WMS weather data for Europe

I am looking for a source of weather data for Europe. I use http://mesonet.agron.iastate.edu/cgi-bin/wms/goes/conus_vis.cgi? and http://mesonet.agron.iastate.edu/cgi-bin/wms/nexrad/n0r.cgi? for the ...
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How to get WMO SYNOP data?

I would like to get WMO weather stations observations daily reports from the web in file or web-service form. According to WMO Resolution 40 -info- this data should be availiable in text form with ...
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Looking for average temperature data for Afghanistan

Hey all I am looking for a average temperature data for Afghanistan monthly over a year, precipitation would work too. In a shapefile, if anyone has any or knows anywhere that I could access one ...
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Where to get annual lightning data by zipcode to use with ArcGIS for Desktop and AnyLogic?

I am building a Dynamic Agent Based Model for school and was looking for annual lighting strike data for zip codes in Ohio. I can get the state count from NOAA but want to get a bit smaller. I was ...
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Where can I find decadal climate and ocean data for Europe?

I would like to find 'decadal' climate and ocean data for Europe that I can download and use directly in ArcGIS? Specifically, I am looking for mean annual temperature, sea surface temperature, and ...
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Are there better climate data than Worldclim for Europe?

I am looking for the best available climate data in Europe. Worldclim seems to be the best source of information for global data, but I am wondering if there is a higher resolution (better than 1km ...
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How to download climate data

I just want somebody to help me with a link so that I can download global climatic data variables like temperature, precipitation, cloud cover etc
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GIS information on worldwide cases of wildfires?

I am developing some case studies on wildfire cases around the globe, some examples include California (2007), Australia (2009), Moscow (2010), Valparaiso in Chile (2014), and so on. I was wondering ...
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Downloading US Census data?

I'm in a introduction course for ArcGIS and I'm just starting to work on my project. I'm trying to create a map showing the relationship between poverty and education. I also want to try and present ...
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Download US census data profiles?

US census summary file information is available on the census ftp server: ftp2.census.gov/acs2013_5yr but I can't seem to find the data profiles information anywhere. The only source appears to be ...
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Population by Census Tract

I am looking to obtain count of population by census tract. The ideal output would be Census Tract 1919.01 Population = 7,435. Does anyone know of resources where I can get this information. I tried ...
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Finding shapefiles of pipeline data?

Does anyone know where I can get or find shapefiles for pipelines (USA location)? Preferably free as I've never done pipelines before and I'm meeting a client next week that is doing pipeline work. ...
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Looking for an annotated vectorial map of the world

I'm looking for an annotated vectorial (PS/SVG/...) map of the world (+countries). Wikipedia contains many vectorial maps (e.g: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Blank_SVG_maps_of_the_world ...
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Is there a FTP to get Landsat images?

I need to automatically fetch Landsat images and for that it would be handy to access a ftp with images available. Does such ftp exist? Can I access it? Ultimately I want to get cloudless images.
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Source for high-resolution satellite images free/low-cost?

I am doing a household survey in Kenya, and I need to ensure that my survey team visits every house within a given area. I've been going to google maps and right-clicking on roofs to get coordinates ...
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Shapefile for US federal judicial districts

I am looking for a shapefile that contains all 94 federal judicial districts (or US district courts). I found one, but it did not have Puerto Rico, Guam, DC or northern mariana islands. Any help ...
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California State Parcel Data

I am looking for California state parcel data such as owner name, no. of stories, year built etc., for each parcel. I can get to the level that I can browse them in property appraiser site but don't ...
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how do calculate nearest point in earth map with coords

I am having trouble calculating nearest point for another point with earth coordinates. I am particularly interested in calculating the intersection of linestring vector with earth coordinates. I'm ...
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GPSbabel: how do I define the layout of my input data

I have collected GPS data on a journey by extracting it every second from the $GPRMC NMEA sentence, with each reading saved in the form: time,latitude,longitude,speed,direction a typical couple of ...
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How to change the data type of columns of a vector layer in qgis?

Is it possible to change the data type and attributions of data in qgis? Almost all of the variables which contains numbers should be changed in all of my vectors. In ArcGis the data type is ...
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Global temperature maps

Does anyone please knows where to get global surface temperature maps, yearly? I need separate map for each year from 2002 to 2012 shows the average surface temperature over the globe, would be great ...
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USPS Zip Code Zone Information

I'm trying to display USPS Shipping Zone information but the section of the USPS site I used to scrape this information from has been broken for months and I'm wondering if anyone knows another way to ...
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Where do I get Elevation Data for Scotland?

So I am new here and I arrived here because I have been searching for quality elevation data for the entire Scotland but I have not succeeded yet. Kindly help if you know where to get the data Raster ...
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ArcGIS Terminology and Data Types

What is the difference between a "Feature Class" and an "SDE Feature Class"? Or a "Table" and an "SDE Table"? When browsing data in ArcCatalog, hosted on the same enterprise gdb, I see these data ...
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A way to generate random/fake sensor data

First, what I'm trying to achieve is to implement a gis-based platform in the context of a smartcity. So basically I'll need many layers, some are static like gaz,water circuits, hospitals ...., some ...
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Data naming convention - starting with a number

My company uses ArcGIS and has a project and data file naming standards in place and (for the most part) followed. Something that has always bothered me about he naming standards is that it mandates ...
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Google Maps Data

Is it possible to obtain a dataset of all search results in a google maps search? For example: if I want a list of all gas stations in Chicago, complete with addresses, store name, latitude-longitude ...
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Seeking shapefile of traffic lights with time sequence information anywhere in world?

I am looking for a shapefile of traffic lights that contains the time sequence information. As in how many seconds the green, red and yellow lights are on. It could be a point layer of street lights ...
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Downloading data sets during installation

I can successfully install QGIS 2.8.1 on a Windows 7 machine but I get an error when downloading the Carlina, South Dakota and Alska data sets. The error message is http/1.0 504 Gateway Timeout. Looks ...
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Cannot register a Feature dataset

I am having an issue trying to register a dataset, and being able to edit a featureclass within it. I am new to SDE so please bear with my explanation. I read online you cannot register a feature ...
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Where can I find wind maps for the Mediterranean/Middle East?

I do debris modeling, sim, and analysis for missile interceptions. I have been looking for hours and I can't seem to find the information I'm looking for. So my question is... Where can I find ...
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How to export WDPA dataset to text and shape files?

Please have some patience with me as I am not a GIS professional at all, I am merely trying to work with some of the file formats. Let me first explain what I am trying to accomplish: The WDPA (World ...
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Where can I get neighborhood boundaries?

Besides Zillow's creative-commons licensed neighborhood boundaries shapefiles, what sources of neighborhood boundaries are there? Not just in the US, but all over the world. Free/open source is ...