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Help choosing an appropriate GIS solution for the following question [closed]

I am currently researching for an appropriate GIS solution. My requirements are pretty simple: Ability to create circles, symbols or diagrams with transparancy tied to their geographical location ...
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What are the existing datasets of world maritime routes?

I have a list of cargo ports of all over the world and need to show some port-to-port trips on a map, and also to compute lengths of these trips. For that, I need a dataset of actual maritime routes ...
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Where can I get good GIS data with height profile of Malaysia?

I want to create a 3-dimensional map of Malaysia with grass, but first I need the required data. Does somebody know a good source? EDIT: s a final result, I want to make a 3-dimensional map, that you ...
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OpenStreetMap data quality [duplicate]

my company is considering switching from using Bing Maps to an open data source mapping option like MapBox. We are also looking into options like Google Maps. My only question is what the quality of ...
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Where can I find a global geocoding dataset based on postal code?

I'm looking to purchase a dataset (with a contract for updates) of postal codes to lat/long and city names for as much of the world as possible. Ideally the data would look like: country_code ...
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search the entire globe for locations with very steep hills

What are some databases that provide high-resolution data about altitude of the ground? It seems that with such a database (with resolution to about 10 meters or less), I could run some kind of ...
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Recreation data for Ontario (Canada)?

I am aware that a similar question has been asked HERE but I am looking for comprehensive sources of recreational data (specifically for the province of Ontario, Canada). Land Information Ontario ...
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Standard for identifying cities?

I was doing a research project a little while ago and found out about FIPS 6-4 which is used to identify counties in the United States. I also understand that this standard is a bit out of date. Is ...
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Updating Shape File Datastores on Geoserver

I am a web developer working with GIS guys who are concurrently working on a vector layer that updates every week or so, however, on our mapping application there are about 30 layers that would need ...
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Looking for lat/lon for county seats

I'm currently designing a map for methamphetamine labs in my state. Ideally what I need is the center lat/lon coordinates for each county in my state or the lat/lon coordinates for each county seat. ...
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world city database (with lon,lat) & population per year

I'm building a visualisation with cities population around the globe for a website, found the MaxMind free database that includes most cities around the globe with coordinates and population, which is ...
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Population by Census Tract

I am looking to obtain count of population by census tract. The ideal output would be Census Tract 1919.01 Population = 7,435. Does anyone know of resources where I can get this information. I tried ...
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Commercial Admin Levels

I'm looking to find commercially available admin boundaries (0 through lowest available) for the world that I can place into a user-friendly interface that allows the non-technical user (ie someone ...
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XY line tool will not execute [duplicate]

I wish to generate a road with approximately 1090 XY coordinates, my only problem is that my XY To Line tool will not execute, i get this message Error 999999: error executing function. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Historical US zip code allocations and locations?

Is there a data source available that has the full history (right back to the 1960's) of each US zip code? By history I mean, for each zip code: the date it was created, if later than 1 July 1963, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Very high resolution stereo-imagery

I'm looking for very high resolution stereo imagery to perform a DEM extraction. The only place I can find sample data is http://www.digitalglobe.com/product-samples but the form does not work for me. ...
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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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Where can I find historic aerials for some areas in Dona Ana County, New Mexico?

How do I find several historic aerials from the mid-1970's or early 1980's and where can I download them and I would like them to be free of charge. Cheers,
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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 ...
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Worldwide places reachable by sea/ocean

I'm looking for a list of all populated places(not just big cities/ports) on the world that reside on sea/ocean. The list should contain the place name, latitude and longitude. Does something like ...
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1:250 streams data - USA wide - where can I find it?

I have 1:250 streams data for a few western states. I find this scale to be excellent in many settings as base hydro data. I have never been able to find a USA or better yet, NA wide dataset of this ...