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Is there an average size for British postcodes?

Is there an average size for British postcodes? Or a method of determining the size for a particular British postcode? Thanks. Considering creating a related program and this would be valuable ...
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Where can I find GIS data about NYC's combined sewers (CSO) that's free to use?

I've located two sites that display the data that I'm looking for, but both lack exporting functions. OASIS NYC and maps.nyc/gov Otherwise I can't locate this data anywhere in a format I can use in ...
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Searching free data source: Shapes of counties worldwide

I want to create a map with openlayers, that contains a vector layer, with all "counties" of all countries of the world. "County" doesn't mean any strict political term here. I just want to split the ...
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How do I convert OS coordinates (X and Y) to longitude and latitude coordinates?

How do I convert OS coordinates (X and Y) - Eastings and Northings to longitude and latitude coordinates? For example X and Y below X (Eastings): 347904 Y (Northings): 287484
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How do I figure out the grid references (Eastings and Northings) necessary to create a circular 1 mile radius around one location?

How do I figure out the grid references necessary to create a circular 1 mile radius around one location? For instance: Grid Reference: SO 47904 87484 X (Eastings): 347904 Y (Northings): 287484 ...
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Where to get the modern Constellations as a vector File?

Does anyone know where I can get a vector version (shapefile/TAB) of the modern star constellations for the entire sky? Wikipedia has a SVG - ...
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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 do I figure out the longitude and latitude coordinates necessary to create a circular 1 mile radius around one location?

How do I figure out the longitude and latitude coordinates necessary to create a circular 1 mile radius around one location? I don't mind how many coordinates that takes. For instance: Latitude = ...
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United States City/State comprehensive database [duplicate]

I have been searching online for a comprehensive record of all Cities by State in the United States. When I searched I found some dead links to old data sets. My question is, where is the best place ...
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QGIS - Is it possible to Animate Polygons based on column values? [duplicate]

If you have an number of polygons with numeric data across 4 attributes/columns, you can display the data for one column but can you automatically cycle through the values for other selected columns? ...
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Export multiple layers in ArcMap 10.1 and change each layer's source to exported data

A client has requested the MXD and relevant data for a particular map. The file contains over 40 layers across multiple data frames and references multiple geodatabases and shapefiles. Is there a ...
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Point of Interest coordinate data base

Can any one help me to find data a database for Points of Interest (with coordinates) for countries in Europe? I got some data from POI PLAZA, but I am not getting sufficient data for Scandinavian ...
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Generating Tiles for Non Geographic Datasets [closed]

Excuse my ignorance if this exists. I don't think I've seen a website ever using something like this. Have tools been developed that use general tiling methodology to implement non-geographical data ...
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Why am I losing part of my raster when I reproject?

QGIS 2.0 Working with tiff raster file. Reprojections are in WGS84 Mercator. Here is my problem: I am trying to use buffers or urban areas to analyze light intensity on a raster layer. I want 30 ...
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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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Looking for USA roads traffic load data

I would like to make a map of the USA Roads with traffic load data (I don't care if it updates monthly , quarterly...) in order to analyze location of customer's shops (they sell vehicle parts and ...
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Plugins to guide inexperienced users: updating shapefiles and managing data

I am attempting to find a way to block adding features while certain attributes are not yet added. This would be useful in order to guide inexperienced clients and employees with the process of adding ...
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Why am I unable to download Landsat 8 geotiff data from the USGS site?

I seem to have an issue with not being able to download geotiff Landsat 8 data from te USGS site. After i find the image i would like to download and proceed to download the Level 1 geotiff option is ...
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Sources for long-term NDVI datasets with coverage to west Asia?

I'm in need for long-term NDVI dataset for my research in bio-climatology, looks like GLCF GIMMS are no longer available online, any suggestions/workarounds to get the data. Thanks in advance.
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How to Symbolize by creating tables containing different values (items) and with particular colors?

I work with ArcGIS Desktop 9.3. I want to illustrate my data for water sampling at different points in streams. I would like to illustrate a chart or a board for each point that would countain more ...
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Septic Tank Location Data for the Southeastern United States

I am compiling a database of septic tank locations to make some rough estimates of the magnitude of return flow to the groundwater system for the Floridan aquifer system. Ideally I would have a ...
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How to maintain many-to-many relationship between feature class and table with multiple disconnected editors?

I have an application coded with VB.NET (ArcGIS Engine) and its functionality is: digitize a parcel and enter information for its owners, so i have a M-N relationship between them. every parcel has ...
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Los Angeles Public Parking Lot Polygons?

So, I'm looking for some relevant data to incorporate into my map, and one of them is public parking polygons. Is there such a .shp file with these data?
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Free and global basemaps for download

I'm pretty sure that a lot of people might have faced the situation where they search the internet for geographical basemaps on a global scale but can't hardly find the needed data in a short time and ...
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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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Linking demographics data to zip code, census data

Where do I find population data to link to DMA / MMA or zip code? I need to be more granular then state. Any free data source? ArcGIS?
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UK road network dataset

Can anybody guide me to a website or a source to download the Geographical UK road network data set. The data set should include the road distances, since I want to apply shortest path search ...
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Update a NetCDF file using GDAL

I have to edit a NetCDF file using GDAL in C++ code. When I try to update a subset I have this error message: ERROR 6: The NETCDF driver does not support update access to existing datasets. How can ...
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Mapping Rainforest Deforestation in Peru

I'm working on a project on the the rainforest deforestation in Peru. This is related to the work of http://www.coolearth.org/our-mission but I am not affiliated with the organization. I'm hoping to ...
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Where can I find shape file (free/open source) for all country . at admin 2/3 should cover major districts/towns

I need to download shapefiles for all country from which i need to genereate topojson for around all countries. currently I am using data from naturalearthdata.org which only provides Admin 0 ,1 for ...
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Upload / Import to GeoServer

Can I upload a shapefile to the GeoServer Import Data page, or does it only import data locally on the server? When I click Browse to select the data to import, it seems to only browse the server ...
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Dubai - Sector/Community GIS SHP Data?

Where can I download free or open access GIS/SHP file datasets for Dubai, including their respective spatial boundaries? If these might not be available, where can I find a map outlining the Sectors ...
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Where can I find a list of states, districts and tehsil names in India?

I need only names for making a chained dropdown list for users to select location correctly and submit the data. Please provide any resources. I emailed censusindia.gov.in but no reply from them.
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Flood records/database in Europe

Anyone knows where I can find a complete* database with the historic flood occurrence in Europe, at least since the 70's ? I am looking for some information on the date, number of floods*, amount ...
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How to maintain the data at XML document after changing schema with Diagramer?

After exporting XML with schema and data I did some changes to the schema with ArcGIS Diagramer. now i need to import the new schema and all the data to a new empty file GDB. what are the best ...
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Adding additional columns of data to CartoDB table? (in-place / no merge)

Is there any quick way to add some data to a table without either a) merging / replacing the whole thing or b) having to do it one cell at a time ? example: i have a table loaded now with the ...
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Acquiring road labels

So this is a data acquisition questions: I have data retrieved from OSM, QGIS2.0. It's a region of Qatar. Of the 13 thousand or so roads, I only pulled in about 1 thousand road names. The roads do ...
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How to document field properties of attribute in shapefile?

I would like to document within ArcGIS how the values for specific shapefile attribute fields were derived or obtained. Is it possible to input and export this information as a report with ArcGIS 10? ...
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Where can I find human migration data? [closed]

I am looking for data to create a flow map. I need data showing the migration of people either within a country, or internationally.
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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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Can adding entropy to a copyrighted spatial data make it a new dataset?

I have a dataset of building polygons that is copyrighted. Say I applied some random noise to every point in each polygon, is there a theoretical measure at which the initial dataset is no longer ...
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Mosaic Dataset would not show raster unless you zoom in further to around 1:2,500 scale?

So when I make a copy the Mosaic Dataset File GeoDatabase to my external hard drive and then copy it to my computer. It would show the checkerboard at the full extent but when you zoom in it would ...
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How do government agencies come up with their data dissemination policies (and fees)?

Recently I was looking for data for a county. The county GIS staff shared some data with me with a nominal fee, provided that I send in a signed copy of their GIS Disclaimer Form. I also found a ...
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How do I capture data from an OBD-II device?

So I happen to have a little bit of web experience, and have recently bought an OBD-II device. Basically, I'm trying to log certain metrics from the car, such as location and other diagnostics. I ...
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Where to find POI data for places of worship (e.g. churches)?

I am looking for free U.S. state-wide and/or county-wide shapefiles that include geographic locations for places of worship. Examples include churches, temples, synagogues, and mosques. In other ...
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How to Plot Every Other Address on Street?

I have no idea if this is even possible. We run a Utility software company and need to know where to put the leak sensors. The sensors are put at either every other house or every two houses depending ...
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Handle a great amount of Markers with OpenLayers

My general Problem is to maintain a lot of markers. For the beginning I want to display all Bus Stops of Berlin, Germany and surroundings as Markers. I already got that I have to use a strategy like ...
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Are there better climate data than Worldclim for Europe?

I am looking for the best available climate data in Europe. Worldclim seems to be the best source of information for global data, but I am wondering if there is a higher resolution (better than 1km ...
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How to make icon marker size variable depending on data value using CartoDB?

Is there any way in CartoDB where I can make the size of individual icon markers, visualized on a CartoDB map, variable and set according to its data value in a given data range? Similar to the ...
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Extracting area with a range of lat long?

Is there any online tool to extract a certain area with a range of lat long? I'd like to overlay some locations on a map. To do so, I need a map whose range is specified so that I can determine the ...