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Irish National Grid shapefile

I am using ArcGIS 10.2. Does anybody know where I can obtain a shapefile or similar for the Irish National Grid? I need a 1 km vector grid with the associated grid references given within an ...
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Looking for a data set of geo tracking for a group of users

I run a study on user commuting patterns and I need a data set where each line would be something like: userID | Timestamp | lat | long Then, I would like to analyze each user separately and derive ...
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What GIS-related services have been affected by past U.S. government shutdown? [closed]

I noticed data.gov, the US government's open data (including GIS) clearinghouse, was down, reading the following message: Due to the lapse in federal government funding, this website is not ...
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Free administrative boundaries available as shapefiles for United Kingdom, New Zealand, Canada and Italy?

After learning about the US Census's TIGERLines datasets I've working with the following layers, from the USA data Country boundaries State boundaries County boundaries City boundaries ZipCode ...
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The GIS of War - Tracking Conflicts and Their Effects

I was idly speculating on the many sorts of things people are keeping track of these days with GIS - natural/human catastrophes, demographic and economic patterns, climate change, etc. In that vein, I ...
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Can I consider QGIS OpenLayer basemaps as WMSs?

I am writing a manuscript about QGIS, and I categorized the data types into 3 classes according to popularity (raster, vector, web-data). Then I separated web-data to WMS and WFS. Under the heading ...
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use textual description and name of spatial object from book: copyright?

I have got a copyright question about textual described geo-objects: Can I use the position description of geo-object like a mountain pass or a bridge or something else, which is written in a ...
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World / Global Navigable Waterway Data?

We're looking for an equivalent of "The National Waterway Network" dataset but for the entire world. Essentially vector data of all non-ocean waterways including major rivers etc, that can be used ...
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Sources for meterological data with high resolution

I was running Maxent on an endemic species of andaman and nicobar.But the climate data I have from worlclim.org ( tile number 29 ) is not of high resolution and thus I can't see the distribution ...
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Ocean Current, Chlorophyll and suspended sediment

Where can I download Ocean Current, Chlorophyll and suspended sediment data of best possible high resolution for Indian scenario?
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What is 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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Basic instructions for loading OS Terrain 50 data

Are there any basic instructions for using the OS Terrain data available online? I do not have an issue extracting - it is all sat in a folder ready to go. What I cannot work out how to do is to ...
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Is there a source for historical (1960-2016) shapefiles? [duplicate]

I need shapefiles of changes that have been made to countries borders in these years 1960- till most recent i have some but Africa and Middle East is really hard to find.
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Free open satellite or other remote sensing data for night time?

I usually work with daytime satellite images to do some image classification (mostly Landsat data from the USGS EarthExplorer). Right now I'd like to check at some night time images to work on city ...
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Ecuador Census Data

I am looking for Ecuador census data (digital GIS if possible) at the sub-parroquia (parish) level. The geographies and the tabular data would be great but at this point I am mostly in need of the ...
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Alps classified by SOIUSA

I am searching for a file in any geospatial vector format (Shape, ...) with the Alps classified by Suddivisione Orografica Internazionale Unificata del Sistema Alpino (SOIUSA) with the 36 sections and ...
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Conversion of .csv file to MapInfo generates very large .dat file

I am converting an .xls file (500kb) to a .csv (150KB) then using this to generate a MapInfo .tab file format using both QGis and ArcGIS. I can use an intermediate file ie. mif/mid format which gives ...
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Web Mapping Services from Europe besides OSM [closed]

Wondering if there are any other Web Mapping Services based in Europe or even Asia? Fed up with the Bings and Googles and even OSMs of the WMS world. This is 2012 not 2002, shouldn't we have a much ...
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Looking for a Free Shapefile of the European Countries

I do not seem to be able to find a free shapefile of the European countries. This is the kind of map I am looking to populate with my own data using ESRI ArcGIS: The Eurostat website only seems to ...
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High res monthly satellite maps including ice cover

I have some old month by month NASA satellite maps showing the world in 2004 at 5400x2700px. I've noticed NASA has newer cleaner versions of these maps at ...
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Geoserver 2.7 - 'Bounding Box & Lat-Long Data' fetching problem from Oracle Locator database

I have installed Geoserver 2.7 & connected my Oracle (Locator) database with available 'gt-jdbc-oracle-13.2.jar' extension. During layer publishing containing fields like 'Geometry', it failed to ...
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What is a good world reference atlas with information for each country? [closed]

[I'm not sure if this is the right StackExchange site for this question, but it was the closest I could find to general geography.] I love learning about the countries of the world, and my favorite ...
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Change NODATA values to 0 in Qgis

I know this question has been asked already in this forum, but I couldn't find an easy (for me, a rookie) solution for my problem. I have an RGB 3 band file which, in some pixels, has i.e. R no data ...
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Need a Benchmark GPS Trajectory data-set? Anyone?

I'm looking for a benchmark GPS data set, available for research purposes for free. I've found GeoLife GPS Trajectories dataset from Microsoft Research but I find it a little incomplete. What I need ...
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Can't import certain tables from SQL Server to QGIS

This is a list of 193 zip codes and their geometries that do not import in QGIS. This is a list of 999 Census Block Groups and their geometries that do import in QGIS. This is the Add MSSQL Layer ...
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Looking for a Provider of UK boundary data

I'm working on a web project centered around the input and mapping of GIS data. We have a need to display polygons of town boundaries. The RightMove.co.uk website has and uses this data: ...
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Where can I find SRTM DSMs (digital surface model)?

I'm interested in finding a 30 meter DSM (digital surface model that includes canopy) from SRTM with the hope of creating a 30 meter canopy height model. I know that it can be done because the ...
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Where can I find an administrative boundary shapefile for Monaco?

I am looking for an administrative boundary file (preferably in ESRI shapefile format) for the divisions of Monaco namely: Condamine Fontvieille Jardin Exotique La Rousse Larvotto Les Moneghetti ...
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Load data into hosted feature service

I have a feature service that is solely cloud-hosted. I need to load data into the service. I have many features to add, so I don't want to do this manually. Is there a way to load the features ...
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Forest Coverage - European free GIS datasets

Where can I find GIS data for the Forest coverage for the entire Europe? Is there such a product available for free? I am looking for raster or vector (polygons) with the information of the % of ...
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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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Finding GIS data sources for developing nations?

Not all countries have the benefit of funding/technologies for developing GIS data stores. I'm looking for a list of common GIS data sources that should be investigated when trying to build a good ...
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Looking for Shapefile of Island Names

A lot of Island nations, like Japan and Indonesia, have many islands within the same country. Other islands, like Borneo are part of multiple countries. I am looking for a shapefile that gives the ...
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Seeking data for Mapping Pubs in London?

I want to make a map showing pubs in London but don't know how to go about getting the data. I have looked on digimap and downloaded a few things but none seem to be right. any ideas?
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Annual Precipitation Data Sets

I am looking for annual precipitation maps for Minnesota and South Dakota. Preferably in a raster or polygon format. Basically, something I can spatially tie to data in a large database. I have been ...
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Where I can find API for Countries, States, Cities and airports

I'm looking for an API or data source (or multiple sources) that provide the following information: Countries Information: ISO code, Region, Capital, population, languages, currencies and climate. ...
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Where can I download NDVI or landsat images of south china that isn't in an .img file format [closed]

Everything i seem to find is an hdf file and i can't open it in erdas. so is there a way to convert it to open in erdas or do i need to find somewhere else, earth explorer and glovis are the two ...
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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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postprocessing GPS coordinates with RINEX data to improve precision?

Im doing some mapping for OSM in my region and I am curious if the precision of tracks from a GPS Receiver can be improved if they are post processed with RINEX data. The tracking is done with a ...
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Obtaining data from Ukraine cadastre?

I'm looking for some cadastral data from Ukraine: orthophoto maps with good quality and vector cadastral parcels for this area (Ukrainian name: Битень, Район Ковельський) . I found Ukraine cadastral ...
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Is there a publicly available street centerline file that can be used to geocode Westchester addresses?

The publicly available file at NYSGIS Clearinghouse does not have the required fields to geocode Westchester addresses. The file available for cooperating members does have them, but my institution is ...
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Copy Feature Class to Feature Dataset

On trying to copy a feature class to a feature dataset, I get this error message (see the screen shot). Any ideas how this is happening? error copying from FeatureClass to Feature Dataset
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Calculating climatological albedo using MODIS satellite images?

My question is based on the paper Using NOAA AVHRR and SPOT VGT data to estimate surface parameters: application to a mesoscale meteorological model. The authors have calculated albedo, surface ...
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how to obtain world seafloor geomorphology layer/raster

This article http://gizmodo.com/heres-the-most-complete-ocean-floor-map-ever-made-1750109568 references an updated world ocean floor map. Where is it possible to obtain a raster layer to display in ...
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Where can I find/buy Civic Address Data for all of Canada?

I work for a company that is looking to buy all the civic address data for Canada. I've been Googling around and I have yet to find a solution that is not pay per request. We need it so that it can ...
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Finding high-resolution land cover data for Taiwan?

So far, the best data I've found is from Globeland 30 (30 m), but the data for Taiwan is not very discriminant in partitioning the landscape. Does anyone know of better resolution data?
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Costs and requisites when hiring aerial LiDAR survey [closed]

My organization is considering hiring a company to capture new LiDAR data to help with current stormwater issues that we are currently experiencing. I am a GIS analyst that has been assigned with this ...
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Lake Victoria bathymetric data

I am trying to find bathymetry for Lake Victoria (or portions thereof). Any GIS format and almost any resolution will do. As a last resort a hydrographic chart will suffice.
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Purchasing Points of Interest data in USA?

I have thousands of POIs with addresses and they are geocoded. The lat longs are on the road. I have Tele Atlas POI data, but it also shows the locations closer to the road. Is there any ...
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Broadband coverage data for Canada

Is anyone aware of a dataset for Canada that is similar to http://www.broadbandmap.gov/? I contacted Connecting Canadians (https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/028.nsf/eng/h_00587.html) to confirm that they ...