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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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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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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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Best band ratios in Aster data?

I am interested in the determination of lithology by using ASTER band ratio. I try to a lot of band ratio (for example RGB 4/8, 4/2, 8/9) but I didn't get a good result. Do you think what is the best ...
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PLSS shapefiles - alternative to geocommunicator.gov?

The BLM's website geocommunicator.gov is down and I'm wondering if anyone knows of a second source for PLSS shapefiles. Any help is greatly appreciated.
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Want a good database that has precise location coordinates (longitude & latitude) [closed]

I am searching for a good Excel spreadsheet database in tabular form that has the following: 1) It can be related to anything, eg. monuments of a country, tourist places, wildlife, cities; anything ...
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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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Where can I find global spatial data for net primary productivity (NPP)?

The title is more or less self-explanatory. I have looked and looked but have met various road blocks. Does anyone know of a reliable source for such data? Thanks!
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QGIS Categorized Symbology based on joined table

I am trying to create categorized symbology for a data layer. The column that I would like to base the categories on is a result of a table join. For some reason it isn't working. All of my polygons ...
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London pre 1965 metropolitan boroughs

I am looking for polygons of the London Metropolitan Boroughs before 1965. kml or kmz would be best as I am working with googlemaps. But other shapefiles would be much appreciated as well.
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China GIS files

Where can I find GIS files (anything like SHP, KML/KMZ, GeoJson/TopoJson etc) that match China's county codes from http://www.stats.gov.cn/tjsj/tjbz/xzqhdm/201401/t20140116_501070.html ? I am ...
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Linear Reference initial datasets

I am trying to work with Linear Reference system as I found It in ArcGis website: http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.1/index.html#//003m00000002000000 But I'm losing something in the ...
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non alignment of base layer and other vector layers

i'm sure you've encountered this problem repeatedly. i've tried all different methods. Enable on the fly crs transformation. go to settings and options to use crs data. go to properties and change ...
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Error in executing commands in GRASS GIS

I'm using Grass 6.4.3RC2. I have a problem because when I execute the command: r.radcov csv_file=cell_list_hataDEM_umts_amc_testTEST.csv dem_map-AlbSRTMdem@PERMANENT clutter_map=AlbClut@PERMANENT ...
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ITV zone shape file

Where can we get ITV zone shape files for the UK? I need to create filled maps using this data. thanks for your time.
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Source for cloud cover map layer over UK

I'd like to add a layer to display historical data on cloud cover in a Leaflet project I'm currently working on. This is specific to a given day in 2012 for a city in England, and ideally I'd like to ...
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Google API for Boundary coordinates

Is there any Google API (or any other) which can provide boundary information (i.e. Lat, Lng) for a particular location. Location can be a city, district or a region with in a city. For Example Dammam ...
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Adding a layer can sometimes load raster footprint!

Just trying to refine my ArcObjects code to add a layer into ArcMap based on passing the fully quailified (String) name of the layer - problem is, if it's a raster, it will load in the vector ...
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Lat/Long attribute to Trimble Pathfinder Data Dictionary

Is it possible to add beginning and end point lat/long attribute to Trimble Pathfinder Data Dictionary before collecting data in the field?
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k-NN Search with GIS dataset

I have made a k-NN search algorithm in matlab, and I want to implement it using a GIS data-set. A Google search didn't yield any good test data-sets. At this point, I have created a data-set by taking ...
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How can I find GPS coordinates of the geographic center of US counties?

How can I find a list of the GPS coordinates of the geographic center of each US county?
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The number of residential addresses/houses per zip code for Toronto, Canada

Would it be possible to obtain the number of residential address (or total number of houses) at the zip/postal code level (three digit level) for Toronto, Canada? Where might I find such information.
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Building footprints of Atlantic city, NJ

does anyone know where to get information of building footprints information on Atlantic city?
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Where to get user-friendly cities?

My web app takes in country, state and city inputs. I want to find a suitable dataset for them. Geonames cities15000 was out since: it didnt store states It referred to my city Kochi,India by old ...
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Looking for a source of data for these specific United States Demographics for People and Businesses

Sorry for if I come across ignorant. I usually hangout over at StackOverflow. I'm a developer and a client has specific demographics needs that I'm not sure where to get. I looked at some Census data ...
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ArcMap: Output to XML Including Shape Data?

I need to create a solution for non-technical people to export data from an ArcMAP document (.mxd) to XML files. I will need each feature's data to be exported in such a way that the output xml file ...
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Converting XML metadata to WMS?

I am currently creating an online GeoPortal for open data with the idea being that a user sources open data from a source such as the following: ...
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Data required to find find out precipitation records [duplicate]

I want to download remote sensing precipitation data from 1998 to present. For this i need Tiff file of TRMM 3B42 product. It is very difficult and time consuming to download the data files of every ...
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DEM data for Borneo island (higher resolution data than SRTM/ASTER GDEM for South East Asia?)

I am looking for high resolution DEM data for Borneo island and am especially interested in Sarawak. Currently I only found SRTM and ASTER GDEM data (normal products from NASA REVERB ...
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Satellite data between 1975-1985 in Brazil?

So I've been looking for satellite imagery to use for a project without any luck. I need images between 1975 and 1985 near the Roosevelt river in Brazil, from any satellite at any spatial/spectral ...
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Temperature data for Africa

Where can I find daily minimum / maximum temperature for Africa, possibly in a raster format?
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Dataset on bordering countries

Is there a publicly available dataset somewhere that lists all country-adjacencies (pairs of countries that share a land border)? Background: I want to programmatically access the list of countries ...
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Database to get New York City frontages?

I'm looking for a database that gives the length of frontage of an address or gives the information necessary to calculate this for New York City (NYC) or for another large US city. So far I haven't ...
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Getting species geodata (via Lifemapper)

In the search for species occurence data I stumbled on the Lifemapper project (http://lifemapper.org/). For creating biological models they posess a very comprehensive database. Unfortunately it does ...
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Italian administrative boundaries

I am after Italian GIS data - administrative boundaries such as: Regions (Regioni) Provincies (Provincie) Municipalities (Comuni) Districts (Quartieri) City quarters (Contrade o Rioni) Zones ...
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Remote sensing data for different scales

I'm looking for different satellite data concerning different scales. The first one I'm looking for is remote data for soil sealing and water bodies at a scale of 1:30,000, could be generally ...
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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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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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Where could I find geojson data for all counties of the UK

I'm having a look at http://code.highcharts.com/mapdata/countries/gb/gb-all.js However I'm having trouble identifing a list of counties from this geojson data. I've managed to get a rough list by ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Best Road Data (for NE U.S.) for Local Network Analyst

My current network dataset is utilizing North America Detailed Streets Layer Package, however, I would like to try out some other road networks to compare the the results. Would need the road data for ...