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Why use a database when you can have all of your data in javascript/openlayers?

I have a really simple and basic question. First of all, I have to mention that I am pretty new to web applications and GIS. I am working on a web application using Openlayers, Postgresql/postGIS and ...
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extracting geographic location from NOAA NARR grib

I've downloaded a NOAA NARR grib file that I want to extract the wind component as well as the geographic location. I'm able to extract the wind component from the grib but I can't seem to find any ...
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Implementing version control system for geospatial data? [closed]

Not that I am in any immediate need of a right answer here, but I've lately seen some efforts to introduce the concept of "(distributed) version control systems" for geographic data. Some examples ...
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TIGER/LINE 2013 Feature, Edge and, Address Range Data Sets

I am looking at the Tiger 2013 data sets, in particular the Edge, Feature and, Range tables. It seems that the Edge tables have all the data elements that are in the Feature and Range sets. Is this ...
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Looking for large GML files containing vector polygon data

I have few vector data files with 500 to 700 MB GML files. But I am looking for files larger than these preferably 1 GB, 2 GB. It would be helpful if somebody can provide some pointers regarding the ...
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Looking for road network of Uruguay?

Does anyone know where I can get a reasonably accurate road network of Uruguay? I have only managed to locate a very sparse one, and those roads are often a mile out of position. TAB or SHP file ...
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Are there sources for obtaining pre-made KML data from Google?

I have been asked to investigate methods for obtaining KML files. All I know so far is that it is a format based on XML that Google uses to format their maps (or the metadata). However, are there ...
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Texas and New York Township, Range, and Section GIS Data

I have a number of lat/long coordinates that I need to identify township, range, and section for. I am using QGIS to do it. The coordinates are in different states and I was able to most states' ...
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Finding free building height dataset for major cities around world?

I am searching for building/property data which include building height, building area, lot size, and building type classifications(preferably as complete as possible). I am working on an Earthquake ...
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Data source for 3D buildings (germany) [duplicate]

I'm searching for a data base or webservice, that provides buildings at a level of detail (LOD) of cuboid (length,width,height) or roof, corners, etc or better. The area should cover germany. ...
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Insert rows into CartoDB from code

I have a simple web page where I show my CartoDB map and a dataset. I want to know if there is any way to insert new rows into my CartoDB dataset from code, so external users can add points to the map ...
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API for land use/land cover

I'm making a mobile game that uses GPS to interact with the real world. The game should be able to "see" what terrain/land use/land cover the user is currently in. Ideally, the game would send the ...
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Reflectance values from WorldView-1 images?

Most of the informations on WorldView images are related to the second and third version of the satellite. I own a WorldView-1 image (the black and white one) and I really need to find the reflectance ...
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European route E4 in geodata format

Has anybody locate any kml, shp or gpx file with the complete European trail E4 ? Lots of google search navigates me to nowhere ...
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Anyone know where I can find a file like this for Pakistan?

Can anyone tell me where I can find a file like this on Pakistan? I found it on ochaonline.un.org I cannot find it when I search on there. ...
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Images raster Mozambique

I'm looking for a high resolution raster image for the province of Maputo in Mozambique. I need it to get the elevation and topography for the area of Moamba-RessanoGarcía. Anyone knows any website ...
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Source for multipolygon data?

I have a PostGIS database where I would like to store multipolygon data of certain cities. The type of the table column is geometry(MultiPolygon,4326). I'm now looking for a source where I can get ...
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Seeking Singapore postal districts boundaries?

Does anyone know where to get GIS data for Singapore postal boundaries? I need a shape or KML file which I can then overlay onto google maps to show a neighbourhood break down of Singapore.
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Shapefile, topoJSON, geoJSON for Singapore district boundaries - where to find? [duplicate]

This question has been asked before but no one has been able to provide an answer or the links are now deadends. See: Singapore postal boundaries and How to create/obtain district data for Singapore? ...
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Where to get Land Use data for the UK?

We're currently looking for a Land Use dataset for part of England (UK) and were wondering what datasets are out there, either free or commercial. One's we've found so far: ...
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Where to find a polygon shapefile of countries, states and islands?

As often happens, the hardest part of GIS is to come up with clean shapefile with an attribute table. I need to create a choropleth map, but all I have is this: Domicile,Captives New Zealand,24 ...
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Spanish municipality level shape file and population data

I'm struggling with the Spanish municipality level. I need to incorporate population data with the lat/long for each Spanish municipality and below are the details of my current files: I cannot ...
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Poland ZIP code shapefile?

I'm looking for Poland zip-code data (polygons). I have found data in csv on the http://www.geonames.org/ but there are only point data. Do you know any free source containing this data?
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Test data for geocoder

Can you suggest good international test dataset for geocoder testing? Best if it would have unstructured and structured addresses, and coordinates, but even significant number (thousands, millions) of ...
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Looking for real-world DJI Phantom 3 Professional sample geo-tagged images for testing

I am looking for sample DJI Phantom 3 Professional imagery for testing purposes with the Drone2Map for ArcGIS Beta software. So far I am finding the application very polished and easy to use but I am ...
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Exchange Boundaries and Wire Centers in France and Germany

I am attempting to find a shapefile of wire center service areas / telephone exchanges in France and Germany. Ideally, a point file showing the location of the actual equipment, coupled with a ...
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Where can I download a world shapefile with 180-degree central meridian?

Does anyone know where I could download a world shapefile that has a projection with a central meridian of 180 degrees longitude? I have found the following question that provides instructions for ...
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Belgium Flood And Precipitation Mapping

Similar to Free sources of mapping data for France, does any one know a source for free downloadable flood and precipitation maps for Belgium?
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I'm looking for urban area shapefiles for France, Germany and Belgium

So I'm trying to make a map like this for the Low Countries/Rhineland, where I basically show how spread out all the urban areas would be there if the urban areas had similar densities to American ...
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What dataset contains a complete location hierarchy from continent down to city (or perhaps postal code)?

I'm looking for a dataset that contains a complete hierarchical geographic representation of the world. Basically, I want names, boundaries, relationships ("is a member of"), ISO codes, and more for: ...
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Where can I obtain 3D roadside features for UK?

I am doing some work on sight distances and I need a map or whatever of the UK that contains roadside features (road signs, trees etc) as well as the road features (road centreline, etc) so I can ...
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Free Digital Elevation (Terrain) Model of Europe or Germany

Is there any free (or not expensive) source of Digital elevation model of Europe or Germany with the resolution of 10 meters or better and vertical accuracy of +-5m or better?
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Source for North American public boat and kayak launch sites?

Does anyone know of a good source for North American public boat and kayak launch sites for mapping in a GIS. I would prefer a web service.
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Download of very detailed DEM files for Portugal?

Operating system: Windows 10, 64 bit. QGIS Version: 2.13.3 which I installed via the QGIS.org website. I need contour lines for a small area in Portugal. I saw a guide posted here: ...
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Georeference disabled in CartoDB synced dataset

If I upload a dataset with synced option enable then I haven't the option to do the geocoding. Is that normal? How I can geocode the addresses? If manually I can't do the geocoding how I can do ...
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How do I make an account in NAVTEQ so as to use the tool “Updated road traffic” of the Network Analyst?

I am trying to make an account in the NAVTEQ so as to be able to use the Updated Road Traffic Data tool inthe Network Analyst. Has someone experience with this? Could you please inform me further ...
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Is there any geocoding for better international support? [closed]

I need international support database with Chinese and English, do you know any data provide both? (So far, I found only Google Map and MaxMind is okay; Open Street Map just poorly supported data; ...
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Provider of hyperspectral imagery SWIR band

I'm looking for aerial hyperspectral imaging with SWIR band; size of ground pixel should not exceed 5m and dated not earlier as 2015. Could you propose provider such of data ? Area of interest is ...
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Finding Historical Maps of Soviet Union

Anyone know where I can find a basic historical map of the Soviet Union, circa around 1940?
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Where can I find Historical GIS datasets?

I've been looking for a while for Historical GIS datasets. In a lot of places (also in answers here at StackExchange), people are referring to a great dataset at ThinkQuest, which contains shapefiles ...
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OpenStreetMap Neighborhood Boundaries

Is it possible to download neighborhood boundaries from OpenStreetMap? I see on maps that they often indicate neighborhood names; is there a way to retrieve their coordinates and boundary polygon ...
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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 ...
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Joining data from 2 shapefiles Qgis

I think there must be a atraight forward answer to this but I haven't managed yet: I have two shapefiles for the same watershed they are both divided into different areas with different erosion ...
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Getting historical administrative boundary GIS files for India?

I am currently working on a project for which I need to get GIS maps of India at a district-level in the 80's and 90's. India's district and state boundaries have changed considerably over the time ...
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Locations of Geodetic Survey Benchmarks in Ontario?

Does anyone know where I can find a list of geodetic benchmark locations for Ontario? (If a list even exists that is...)
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International postal codes

I'm trying to plot spend data on zipcodes but only have US domestic zipcodes. Where can I find a shapefile/feature class for international postal codes? Point data is preferred but polygons will work. ...
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How do map providers collect/update street names in the Middle East? [closed]

Spatial data in Middle eastern countries, is not as comprehensive as it is in European countries or the United States. How do map providers/producers get street names, update new areas and all of ...
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Symbology classification scheme for Solar PV Electricity Generation

I am presenting some data relating to rooftops suitable for solar PV and their potential PV electricity generation. I am mapping the above data for the study area. What would be the best symbology ...
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Global shipping network datasets for download?

Does anyone know if global shipping routes for free download (preferably ESRI shapefile) exist? I would need them for my research only as a background presentation on the world image. They can be ...