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PostGIS (2.0?) - Native Versioning of the Datastore

I recently have been surprised to see there are not too many solutions at all discussing the best methods of versioning datastores which are made available for editing. I am looking for a robust, ...
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Designing an API for spatial data

I am considering trying to make an API so that I can make some spatial datasets available to colleagues for analysis. Part of my work has been to analyze and prepare data which can then be used for ...
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Is there a source for historical shapefiles and tiles?

Is there a source for historical shapefiles and tiles? Like the ancient Greece/Rome, medieval Europe and Japan? Ideally with multiple snapshots during different periods in their development, since ...
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What is a good resource for CA crop production data?

To construct maps depicting crop yield throughout California, are there statewide datasets, or would I need to add data by county?
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Where can I find a national MLS boundary dataset for the US?

Every 6 months or so I continue to revisit a topic I have never found an answer for. What I am looking for is some type (ANY TYPE) of national map which outlines the boundaries of each of the 1000+ ...
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Where can I find high resolution data on residential land use?

I am currently searching for high resolution data on residential or commercial land use in the USA. I'd like to use this data to determine for a given location wether this location is in a house with ...
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Seeking shapefiles of business locations [duplicate]

Does anyone know where to find shapefiles of businesses such as grocery stores or gas stations?
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Where can I find map data for Northern Territory State, Australia?

Could you please say where I can find the layers for Australia? I need just Northern Territory State I need basic layers like buildings, roads and others in shape format apart from the cloudmade.
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Where can I find city area data for the US?

Where can I find (on the site of a US government agency, I assume) raw data for the sizes of cities that I can programmatically process? Data indexed by FIPS place codes (i.e. those found here) would ...
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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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Methods for lat/lon quality control?

I have a database with fields including latitude, longitude, city, state, and country. When mapped, it is clear that a number of the sites are in the wrong location - most commonly because of a sign ...
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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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Where can I find information concerning rivers?

I'm looking for information I can visualize in Google Earth concerning rivers, such as rapids, put-in points, take-out points, campsites, etc. Any idea how I can look for this kind of information?
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Where can I download all 3,141 County US Polygons clipped with high resolution shoreline data?

After having done quite a bit of research I have been unable to find a single shapefile download which includes all of the current 3,141 counties with their associating data clipped with the highest ...
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Looking for USA county level health and socio-economic indicator data that is comparable to data on other countries of the world

I want to compare USA counties with other countries. I am looking for USA county level health and socio-economic indicator data that is comparable to data on other countries of the world. Ideally ...
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Where can I find a shapefile of zoning for the city of Phoenix and other municipalities?

Where can I find a shapefile of zoning for the city of Phoenix and other municipalities? I would rather not have to geo-reference a picture and digitize over it, there must be some data already out ...
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What iOS (iPhone/iPad) app from the App Store can I use to collect data?

What iOS app from the iTunes App Store can I use to collect data (mainly points, perhaps photos) and later import them into my GIS? I am mainly interested in an out-of-the-box solution, not develop ...
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Where can I obtain Water Virtual Flow Segments for Minnesota?

This is a cross-border task. I already have this data for Ontario, Canada but I also need to complete the model for a large lake that is essentially split in half between the two countries. ...
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Where can I find free Bathymetric data for Indian Ocean?

I am looking for bathymetric data, to place in a map of India for visualization only. I don't really need very high resolution data, since the the map will be at a very small scale: Maybe 1:1Million ...
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Statewide (and more) Address Point data source

I am seeking a data source for a statewide address point layer. I do not need resident or business information at these addresses; I just need the validated structured addresses (preferably with ...
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Finding Stream codes for State of Utah?

Does anyone know where I can find Stream (rivers, waterbodies) codes for the State of Utah?
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Where can I find a Unesco World Heritage List as boundaries?

I was wondering if anyone knows where to find the UNESCO world heritage list with boundaries? I can extract point data from the json feed for the map on the website http://whc.unesco.org/en/list via ...
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POSTGIS workflow for cleaning up a noisy dataset

I have a conservation dataset that im trying to simplify for the purpose of using it as a GML layer in openlayers, ie reducing the total shape and node count to quite small. The data has issues: eg- ...
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Need a location based social network data set

I'm looking for a data-set of Geosocial network consisting of Gps trajectories, chek-in,geotag contetnts and stuff like these available for research purposes. I'd really appreciate it if you can ...
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Why does collapse dualline to centreline only create an outline of the dataset?

I'm trying to collapse all divided roads in one centreline and to integrate any other spurs or errors in the dataset to create one set of centrelines. I have used Merge Divided Roads but it leaves a ...
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Data needed for wolf habitat/potential distribution in Pacific NW region

Hello fellow GIS’ers, I am assisting a nature writer with maps for a book he’s writing on wolves in the Pacific NW (Titled “Wolves in the Land of Salmon”). I’m writing therefore in the hopes that ...
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Where can I find a histogram of the grade of the Earth's surface?

I've found a histogram of the elevation of the Earth's surface on Wikipedia: However this doesn't give any information about the distribution of grade. For example, the entire surface could be made ...
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Illinois Legislative Zip to District Match Data Set

I have the Zip +4 for the about 650 areas and I need to find Illinois Senator and Rep code, address, name. How can I solve this issue. Did anyone solve this issue using any vendor data? We do not want ...
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What is the process of converting geodata in ArcMap 10 to WKT format? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Shapefiles to Text What is the process of converting geodata in ArcMap 10 to WKT format? I am not a programmer so much, but will learn if needed. I have a set of shapefiles ...
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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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Are any fictional worlds available in some GIS format?

Is there any fictional world (e.g. Middle-earth, Discworld etc.) which could be used in a GIS context? For example, an MBTiles archive and a shapefile or any other format usable with OpenLayers / ...
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Using Natural Earth Dataset As WMS

This Question is about Natural Earth Project. I tried to do some research about creating my own WMS and came across this project. The web page says : Natural Earth is a public domain map dataset ...
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Looking for (free) WMS of surface waters of Europe

Do you know any WMS with hydrographic map of Europe? Especially I am looking for map with surface waters of Europe
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Planetary-scale computing architectures for electronic trading: where is the data?

In his intriguing TED Talk, How algorithms shape our world, Kevin Slavin shows this map from "Planetary-scale computing architectures for electronic trading" ... does anyone know if this data is ...
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Where do I find information where I can download the legislative mapping data [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where I can download legislative mapping data? It is a collection of files downloaded from aristotle to map Zip to District data. Among the files are 1. Census Code (...
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Vehicle travel data for the USA

I'm looking for vehicle travel data in the USA - at any spatial resolution smaller than the unit of a state, and ideally at a city level. I'm interested in daily, or weekly data and also any ...
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Obtaining Australian Spatial Data?

I already have basemap data - for that Bing Maps or OpenStreetMap are fine. However, for demonstration purposes I need data for operational layers that I can throw on top of this. It needs to be ...
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Converting SimpleGeo Places GeoJSON file to shapefile?

SimpleGeo has recently made their "Places" data set freely available which is GREAT, because now we can use it for our own purposes, even offline. So I went about downloading the 2GB dataset, which ...
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Retrieving Wikipedia's coordinate information?

I'd like to add icons to my map showing locations which have Wikipedia entries. The WikiLocation API is a great resource for determining Wiki entries near an XY location, but it has limitations (20km ...
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Looking for a world database with locations of medical centers, schools, kindergartens, etc

Is there some database with official information about medical centers, schools, POI's and their geo coordinates for all countries in the world? It doesn't have to be free, but I need the GEO ...
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How Can I Correctly Transform (Unproject?) from LCC

I am a basic/novice user when it comes to GIS. I started out by posting http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6963991/how-can-i-transform-the-coordinates-of-a-shapefile In short, I found a shapefile ...
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Where can I find a shapefile for the coastline of North America?

I am looking for a shapefile representing the coastlines of North America, such as something like this: http://www.diva-gis.org/gdata Does anyone have any suggestions?
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Sources of realtime spatial data

I'm trying to set up a demo that serves up live spatial data, but am having trouble finding any suitable example data sources. Ideally I'm looking for something that updates every few seconds; either ...
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50k Mexico Topo Maps Sources?

Anyone know of another source (preferably free) for these 50k Mexico Topo Maps other than www.omnimap and www.eastview? There is a free WMS that has them but only for UTM 15 and 16 here: http://...
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Looking for ZIP+4 boundaries

I know where to find 5-digit ZIP code boundaries. Do 9-digit ZIP code boundaries exist? If so, where might I find them?
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Open dataset(s) with centroids or other geometry for WOEIDs?

The Yahoo! GeoPlanet data is available for download but this data only includes the object hierarchies without any associated geometry. Do anyone know if there is an open source for geometry (...
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How to map our data with Google Map data

I want to add all the bus route data and create a route finding app for my country since Google map has no data about bus routes in my country but with JavaScript API i could get the shortest path ...
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Provincial Base Mapping Data Sources in Canada

I'm very familiar with the Ontario Base Mapping Data, and am looking for similar data for other Canadian Provinces. Perhaps we can start a list of resources here? I'm looking for something at a larger ...
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Using the US census to analyze data nationally

I'm trying to make a table to relate the STFID and LOGRECNO values for the US 2000 census at the block group level, nationally. I realize that the LOGRECNO value is a state specific unique variable, ...
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North America Transit data

As far as I can tell, Google Maps does not release transit data or provide a transit API. Is there a one stop shop for transit Data: Transit stops Routes Fare hierarchy and schedule Ridership (...