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Targeting capital cities only in Tilemill/CartoCSS

At a specific zoom level in my Tilemill map, I want to only show capital cities, and hide all other cities. What data set could I use which will provide me with information oh whether a city is a ...
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Building cartograms using Web GIS?

I would like to build a cartogram map using Web GIS. I have a basemap and a set of raw data in excel. I wondered what are the steps to build up a cartogram map using Web GIS? Note: Originally ...
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Extracting rooftops using MATLAB

I am using Matlab to extract rooftops of buildings and I want an orthoimage i.e. a .jpg file, a world file .jgw and a shape file .shp as input. A mask is needed to "hide" the pixels of the image ...
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Is it possible to get the positions of all the stoplights for a given area?

I would like to know if there is a database of longitude and latitude values that locate all stoplights for a given area in the US like a city or a state? How would one go about obtaining this info? ...
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How to automatically fill a lat/long in attribute table

I´m not experienced in using QGis. I need to plot the distribution os a plant species on a map. I have created a shapefile for the species plots (name of file is PLANT). The coordinate system of this ...
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ArcGIS: Assigning values to missing attribute data for line layers

I have a large road network layer with an AGE attribute associated per segment. In some occasions, I would have segments A -> B -> C with segment B with no value for the AGE field. In other ...
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Downloadable historical traffic data?

I'm looking for historical traffic data on a decently large city. Specifically I need data points that can be used to infer the distribution of vehicle speeds across each road, but I don't want the ...
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Weekly raster data for temperature and precipitation in US

I am looking for weekly raster data for US for temperature and precipitation. All the major datasets PRISM, WorldClim etc. are either on a monthly scale or daily scale. I was wondering if anyone has ...
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Is it possible to incrementally update added/edited datasets to ArcGIS Online?

My organization would like to run change detection and update our ArcGIS Online data incrementally. Rather than re-uploading the entire data set every time we want to update the map. We are a city ...
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Download MODIS data for Mexico

I would like to download MODIS npp images for Mexico but I cannot figure out which files correspond to the country. How can I associate each tile to its location without looking at the million of ...
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How to derive Z-score values for a given field

I have a shapefile with an attribute field with a range of numerical values. I would like to derive z-score values for this field within ArcGIS. Any tips?
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Best data for demonstrating world poverty on Mollweide projection

I am overwhelmingly failing at finding data about global poverty that is any more specific than at the country level. Because poverty has such a wide definition I am open to really anything that is an ...
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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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Where is it Possible to Find DTED0 Set?

As I understand, DTED0 should be available for free. Yet, I am not able to find any download link. Everything that Google search brings up (eg. http://geoengine.nima.mil) is dead and not working.
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downloading data from UNdata onto ArcGIS 10.1

http://data.un.org/Search.aspx?q=population I am trying to download data from UNdata and successfully opened one link of raster data, however the data that I really desire won't open on Arc. I hit ...
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Obtaining DTED1 or 2?

I've been looking around the internet and I can find freely available DTED0, but I am struggling to find databases for DTED1 or 2, even to purchase. Can anyone point me at a place that sells these ...
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What is the best way to change a data type in the ArcGIS attribute table?

What is the easiest way to change the data type in an attribute table in ArcGIS for multiple fields? Say if the fields have been exported as a string from Excel and I would like to use them as ...
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How to transfer data from spreadsheet into shapefile?

I am looking at Deprivation in the UK and there is some good data in the form of spreadsheets on this website http://www.communities.gov.uk/publications/corporate/statistics/indices2010 I would like ...
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Is there an OSM High Level Dataset (pbf) available?

I'm currently trying to setup an offline Nominatim geocoder VM and I only need to have access high level data (countries, states and cities). Is there an OSM high level dataset (.pdf package) ...
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Alternative to Spatial Query on large data

I have around 110000 points data spread around the world. the shapefile size is 116 Mb. I want to select points which are inside asia. I have been using qgis but this time qgis is not being able to ...
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Where to find geojson for uk?

I want to get the GeoJson for UK.The regions which i require are in the map displayed on clicking the below link. http://www.apho.org.uk/resource/view.aspx?RID=50213 I have been searching the net but ...
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Detailed Bathymetric/Bathymetry contour data (0-200M)

I am looking for free Bathymetric contour data in shapefile format for depths between 0-200 meters for North America. I prefer contours at 10 meter increments, but will take whatever I can get. I ...
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Where can I get high-resolution (at least 1 foot) imagery of California?

Is there a national site or state site that will allow me to download High Res (1') aerial imagery of California? I have tried Cal-Atlas Download but they are at one meter. I have also tried USGS ...
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Error while importing data from GSHHS_f to MySQL database

I'm doing a summer project on geospatial development using python and I've been following the book Geospatial Development Using Python by Packt Publishing. The thing is, I've tried to import the GSHHS ...
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GPS positional, and quality data collection using QGIS

I was wondering if it was possible to record the position along with some of the quality control data in a table when using the GPS information functions to collect some mapping data. I would like to ...
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How to simplify shapefiles without losing attributes?

I want to simplify a huge shapefiles using mapshaper. However whenever I simplify the shapefile I loose a lot of data attributes. how can we simplify the shape files while retaining at least some of ...
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How to disable Layer Preview in geoserver, which is available by default for public?

I am using geoserver for publishing my spatial data. The problem I am facing is, Any public user can download my spatial data without my permission using default URL of geoserver. This is obviously ...
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Want to get an SHP file for my coutry Algeria

H everyone , i'm running a clustering test on my country with R, but the problem the clustering doen't look good because of the map i have, i hant to get a bigger map of my country 'ALGERIA' in an SHP ...
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Simple georeferenced 3D data format for building models

I am looking for a simple georeferenced 3D-data format to store very simple building models. Each building should be represented as a number of poylgons, semantics do not matter. It would be ideal if ...
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Remove unneeded columns from geographic data file?

I have some GML data that has some unneeded columns in it. I'd like to remove these columns in order to reduce the file size. (To clarify: I mean that the file has many points in it, and each of these ...
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How can I add data from Points to Polygons (intersected or near) in ArcGIS 10

I'm using ArcGIS 10. I have a Point and a Polygon shapefile. The Points have a NAME field filled, and the Polygon the same but emptied a minority (350 out of 3000). I need to catch these names from ...
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What is the X Y coordinate in this data set?

Anyone knows what the x y coordinate in this crime data set is? https://data.cityofboston.gov/Public-Safety/Crime-Incident-Reports/7cdf-6fgx I think it is not lat, long. How do I convert it to lat ...
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How is Canada Vector Data (CanVec) hydrology data collected and updated?

Canada is vast and collecting any geographic data must be a monumental task. Natural Resources Canada provides a free access to a comprehensive Canada-wide topographic data now refereed to as CanVec ...
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Composite NDVI data downloads post-2006

Does anyone know of sources for downloadable global composite NDVI datasets (2-week to 1 month composites) that include more recent data than 2006? The GLCF (http://glcf.umiacs.umd.edu/data/gimms/) ...
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shapefiles for global border crossings

I am trying to find a shapefile or set of shapefiles that contain global border crossings. Basically, what are the points of transit between one country and another. Does anyone know if this data is ...
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Where can I get pointcloud data?

Is there any freely available pointcloud data? I'm especially interested in dense clouds of small areas(5m to 100m radius) but anything else would be fine too. Edit: I've found that these pages ...
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canvec: why so quiet? where are all the users?

It has now been a little over 3 years since Natural Resources Canada released CanVec, a national coast to coast to coast spatial dataset at 1:50,000 or better nominal scale. In the interverning time ...
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Where can I get shapefiles for Indian Constituencies according to the latest delimitation?

The GIS data officially provided by the government is only available as PDF maps. Some people have shared shapefiles for the previous delimitation but these are outdated. Parliamentary constituency ...
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Iceland base data - dem, hydro etc

I am looking for elevation data for Iceland. Specifically a higher res dem (30m) and some good hydrography, glaciers etc. Any suggestions for a good data source?
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Intersection Type Data

Would anyone have any input as to where I could find a table/shapefile/feature class that describes the intersection type of roads? I've looked into TIGER roads, StreetMap premium, OpenStreetMap ...
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Data Feed for Space Weather / Aurora

I am building a map application for a northerly area and would love to bring in a feed of northern lights prediction/probability (like below). http://www.gi.alaska.edu/AuroraForecast Does anyone ...
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How to download GeoTIFF files of TRMM product 3B42 (rainfall estimates) [closed]

I want to download GeoTIFF files of TRMM product 3B42. (This is a rainfall estimate derived from multiple sensors of the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite.) The NASA/Goddard Precipitation ...
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Geological/geographic dataset or query language? [closed]

I'm looking for a dataset that I can ask questions like "which points on the entire earth get the most fog in December and have the steepest terrain?" and "how many people living there speak English ...
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Does the USDA SSURGO database have a web-based API that I can query?

Based on a previous question, Can I download the entire NRCS SSURGO database?, it appears that it is difficult to import the entire USDA SSURGO database. The Web Soil Survey provides the ability to ...
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Show raster data in WEB

I have downloaded Landsat8 image and use matlab to processing temperature and vegetation. Then I insert data into PostGIS. I used QGIS to display the results but i want show in web. How to display the ...
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Searching for GIS data sources relating to the Soviet GULAG system

I'm desperately searching for GIS data related to the Soviet prison camp system, the GULAG. There are quite a few very good maps out there, but I cannot seem to find data in order to make my own. ...
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How to extract german restaurants from planet.osm?

Want to get the data out of http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Planet.osm UPDATE: i just come back from the site http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Planet.osm which has got some files that belong to ...
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All US 2010 Census Data - Tract Level

I'm trying to find where I can download all the data (summarized to the tract level). By all data, I mean population race Marital status job wage age sex same sex couples kids education I need ...
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QGIS 2.2 Changeing txt data in theme table not working

A week ago I upgrade from QGIS 2.0.1 to 2.2 and try to edit some simple point themes I made recently. To my surprise, QGIS 2.2 randomly - not allways, does not allow me to change text I type into text ...
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Seeking Shapefiles of Restaurants in South Florida?

I am doing a project on food trucks for my Intro to GIS class and am looking for locations of places to eat here in South Florida to overlay with places of business. I would like to make a map of ...