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How to programmatically fill a datetime field with datetime.datetime.now() function

I have been trying to programmatically fill a datetime field using values coming from datetime.datetime.now() function. #I create the temp shp using a URI URI = ...
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Source for US parcel boundary data?

Where can I find shapefile (or other vector) data for US private parcel boundaries (such as for a plat map)?
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How to extract bounding boxes of cities from OSM?

For simple geocoding purposes I want to extract all cities from a single country of openstreetmap. They only queries I want to do are: ZipCode -> (List of) BoundingBox of City/Village ...
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How to read *.adf files into R?

I want to load .adf files into R. The data is from this page: http://www.fao.org/geonetwork/srv/en/metadata.show?id=14057 I tried the following code that I found after some research in the internet. ...
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QGIS 2.0 Howto copy raster data from a QgsRasterDataProvider to an OpenCV matrix

I'm hacking the half day arround a problem and that I' thought it was simple one. I'm using C++ (QtCreator) QGIS 2.0 und openCV2 on an 64 bit Workstation runnig Debian Wheezy. The Application I try to ...
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What is the smallest US geographic region with income data?

I'm looking for any region that is smaller than block groups. And it doesn't have to be for the whole United States. Does this exist? Does anyone have any ideas? I feel like I saw somewhere that ...
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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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Are there any free administrative boundaries available as shapefiles?

After learning about the US Census's TIGERLines datasets I'm addicted to GIS :) I've working with the following layers, from the USA data Country boundaries State boundaries County boundaries City ...
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oracle VectorLayer without geometry - How to get attributes?

I have a prolem to iterating over a oracle VectorLayer without geometry in QGIS 2.6. self.uri = QgsDataSourceURI() self.uri.setConnection("localhost", "port", "xe", "name", "password") ...
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Using MOD within a GROUP BY subquery on point dataset

I have a dataset of 200 points (in shp/f gdb/p gdb format) in ArcGIS. I am trying to use the MOD() function within a GROUP BY subquery as a definition query on the layer to thin out the data. What ...
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Determining size of grid cells created by vector grid tool of QGIS?

I am working with QGIS 1.8.0 and Im making a vector grid on a map. Does someone know how big are the squares if the grid settings look like in the picture?
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gis data automatic reporting tool [duplicate]

I have a case where GIS data are scattered in many computers. I have to migrate these data to a central GIS system. Some of these data are at least 10 old. I need to figure out how to find out where ...
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Mine data from QPublic

I am interested in extracting data from QPublic for every parcel in my city. I am a complete beginner with this and am not even sure which programming languages I should be looking into. Can anyone ...
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Where can I get land-use data for Nigeria?

Anybody knows websites of land use for the Federal Republic of Nigeria? Free or paid. I am looking for the states of Kogi and Anambra.
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Why do I get these bands on my Height/Dem/Raster

I can't seem to get rid of them, and I've no idea (ok scrap that, I have a vauge idea) whats causing them. First an apology, yes this is quite a large pic apologies, but here goes: How to ...
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Global solar radiation data

I need a solar radiation data in central Asia. Is there any global dataset of solar radiation. If someone know about it, please send to me the link. thanks a lot
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Tracking which LiDAR data tiles have been delivered

My company works with LiDAR data for large electrical transmissions systems (thousands of miles in one project). We model the transmission lines and do analysis using CAD and GIS workflows. We break ...
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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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How to filter and download OSM data by attribute tag?

Is there any online service that allows to download only one thematic layer of the OSM data for a specific geographic region? For example all objects related to vegetation (trees, grassland,...), but ...
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Free radar (SAR) satellite data

I'm looking for free (non-commercial use) sources of radar (SAR) satellite imagery. Does anyone know of sources?
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Get a list of all countries and their states?

I'm searching for a data set that contains the country information (Name, ISO 2 char, ISO 3 char, ISO number, ...) and other data. Also I'm looking for all states for each country including their ...
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Where can I find road attribute and network for New York City?

Is there any possible to find the attribute of each road (such as road capacity, speed, longitude and latitude.) in New York City ? Thanks
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Where can I find open source bulk US DEM or imagery?

I am looking to create terrain hillshading for my maps that contain a small region of the US. I intend to show about eight to ten states at a time (at about ~1:5,000,000 scale). It has been some ...
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Finding or monitoring construction projects with GIS [closed]

How can we as an organization use GIS to monitor construction projects in the country, to be able to search for and identify construction taking place? This is in order to be able to visit the ...
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UK coastline shapefile?

I'm looking for a shapefile for the coastline of the UK. I'm guessing the Ordnance Survey 'geo-portal' is the best place to get this, but whenever I go to the Ordnance Survey site I get the shakes. ...
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Where to license non-automotive POIs for France, Spain and Portugal?

qualified POIs are needed for a commercial project - should cover broad out-of-car usecases (not needed: parking, gas stations). Could be commercially licensable data or derived from national geodata ...
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shapefile for mumbai area or section wise

I am working on a project in which i need to plot data on Mumbai city map section wise or area wise but i am not able to get Shapefile for the same. Can anyone please provide me the link where i can ...
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Finding and using data on population density files

I'm attempting to replicate this map for the state of Nevada in QGIS: source: http://www.bostonfed.org/commdev/c&b/2014/spring/map-distance-to-closest-snap-outlet.htm (A SNAP outlet is just a ...
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Natural Earth: How to get the position of all provinces that belong to a state

This question is about Natural earth 1:10 states and provinces.shp file. I'm using ogr2ogr and want to know the name of the id i need to pass . In purpose of pulling out the right states regions. ...
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Looking for global river datasets more detailed than Natural Earth data

Does anyone know of any large scale datasets for rivers that are higher resolution than the natural earth data? I've been looking at the digital chart of the world, and that appears to be ...
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Is it possible using JavaScript and cartodb.js to get the layer's total amount of visible data in a certain moment?

I am working with a torque layer and I would like to know for each moment the amount of data points shown in the visualization.
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How do I anonymize postal addresses?

I want to create an archive of mail I receive and send. Part of my goal is to provide public statistics about this archive, like a world-map with a pin for each location I sent mail to or received ...
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How do I filter unique values using a definition query on a File Geodatabase?

Is there a way to filter unique values only from a column in ArcMap using definition query? i.e to use a Definition Query to filter out just those values which occur only once. In a Personal ...
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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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Geospatial Tools for SketchUp

I was wondering if anyone knows of geospatial tools that work in SketchUp? I know if GeoSketch, which allows a user to import ortho imagery, DEMs, shapefiles and GPS enabled photographs into SketchUp ...
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Similar paths to Compare [duplicate]

I want to implement a mechanism to compare similar / identical paths. For example, a person who makes the trip home - work every day, be able to detect these paths and create groups to compare ...
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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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Optimized interpolation method with fixed-location sample data points?

I'm trying to find an optimized spatial interpolation method that deals with fixed-location sample data points. Say if I have fixed-location sampling sites and collect data daily, and then use these ...
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How do I automatically generate a spatial data catalogue from shape files and .gdbs?

I've recently inherited a whole bunch of spatial data (mostly shapefiles but some .gdbs) which relate to a bunch of different cities. I'm looking for a way to take an inventory of what data I've got ...
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Is there anywhere that I can obtain global UV data in either raster or vector format?

I'm looking for some UV data (currently with no spatial or temporal resolutions in mind, but ideally split into UV-A and UV-B) for the whole earth. Can anyone recommend a source for data like this or ...
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The GIS of War - Tracking Conflicts and Their Effects

I was idly speculating on the many sorts of things people are keeping track of these days with GIS - natural/human catastrophes, demographic and economic patterns, climate change, etc. In that vein, I ...
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Can i input two layers in data driven pages [closed]

I have created data driven pages with one shapefile, but now i want to input another shapefile. Is it possible with data driven pages or another way? Edit: I want to intersect with DDP, like this in ...
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Raster map & vector boundaryline data for Istanbul, Turkey

I'm looking where I can download background raster map for Istanbul (street map?), and then a boundary line file of the the 39 Districts in Istanbul. Does anyone have any recommendations?
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Is there a way to add a PDF to ArcMap as data?

I receive a lot of PDF maps (vector, image, with georeference and without) and I am having to convert them to an image file before I can add them to ArcMap and georeference. I can't see any obvious ...
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Equivalent of CORINE land cover data sets for rest of world

I am looking for the equivalent of CORINE land cover data sets (100 meters) for the rest of the world; not merely urban areas but any area in general. I see sousa's question unanswered so I thought I ...
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Looking for high resolution land use (not land cover) data sets for world?

I am looking for high resolution land use data sets for the world. This question is NOT to be confused with an earlier question - Equivalent of CORINE land cover data sets for rest of world which ...
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Commercial Admin Levels

I'm looking to find commercially available admin boundaries (0 through lowest available) for the world that I can place into a user-friendly interface that allows the non-technical user (ie someone ...
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Looking for the Coords of US Map Boundaries

I am writing a program that needs a list of coordinates for the boundaries of the US. I can only find states individually but not the whole country. This is an example of the boundaries for Alabama. ...
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GIS shapefile data for Singapore Urban Planning areas

Is there any free resource to obtain Shapefile data for Urban Planning area boundaries in Singapore?