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Can I download the entire NRCS SSURGO database?

I am interested in downloading and using the entire USGS SSURGO database. The California Soil Resource Lab provides instructions on working with these data in R, but it starts with the assumption ...
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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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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 ...
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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 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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Temperature data for Africa

Where can I find daily minimum / maximum temperature for Africa, possibly in a raster format?
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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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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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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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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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QGIS - exercise data

I´m working currently through the QGIS training manual. However, the data for the spatial analysis exercise in chapter 9.4 ...
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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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In what data format should I export a (lat,long,alt) or (x,y,z) grid to be compatible with the largest number of GIS software?

I am new to GIS and developing an application that generates a 3D grid with (latitude, longitude, elevation) or (x, y, z) metric triplets, and I would like to add an exporting feature that ensures ...
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How to rotate u and v components of wind in rotated gribs?

I have a grib message of a rotated hirlam product. The grib message states, that the u and v component contained are relative to the rotated grid. How can I unrotate them?
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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...