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Oceans Baseline Data

I am working on a volunteer project and we are in desperate need of a baseline layer. I have been unable to find it anywhere (there are plenty of shoreline and coastline layers out there) does anyone ...
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How to properly assign spatial reference to converted AutoCAD data?

I know this is a frequent problem, I myself confronted with this problem many times, yet somehow each Autocad dataset I received is different (although they're from the same area). To some data, the ...
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Any Piri Reis shapefiles?

Incredible claims have been made about a map named after its creator (Piri Reis). I was looking into digitizing the map and overlaying it with a modern map of the world, specifically the east coast ...
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severe thunderstorms warnings dataset for europe

I'm looking at the possibility of using georef data on historic thunderstorms alerts. Does anyone know of a good (free ) source for this information? Thanks in advance
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Where can I get Beijing GIS data?

I was meandering so many places to find GIS data for Beijing. but it seems like I cannot get to any of useful resources. At least I got road, water shape files and outline of beijing city. ...
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What sources of granular wind data over the continental US are available?

I am looking for publicly or commercially available wind data at altitudes ranging from 0 feet to 40,000 feet over the continental United States. Which data sources should I look at? Which one is ...
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TMS or WMS source(s) for DEM data tiles?

I'm spinning my wheels trying to find an existing, free source for TMS or WMS elevation data that doesn't involve a long-winded clickabout or an emailed url. This question has a similar purpose, but ...
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Finding municipal-level administrative boundary data for India?

Does anyone know how to find a shapefile with boundaries of Indian municipalities? I have tehsil boundaries as for year 2001, but I would like boundaries of municipalities and, ideally, also ...
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Geospatial Tools for SketchUp

I was wondering if anyone knows of geospatial tools that work in SketchUp? I know if GeoSketch, which allows a user to import ortho imagery, DEMs, shapefiles and GPS enabled photographs into SketchUp ...
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network coverage for mobile phones - europe

I am looking for GIS data with the network coverage (mobile phones). Something like the layer shown in the cell mapper website where I can select different countries and all the providers to export a ...
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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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Are the public domain vehicle tracks available?

I'm looking for recorded vehicle tracks that can be replayed to (load) test my application. Is there such data available? Best would be a european data basis but everything else would do the job as ...
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Why is QGIS reading in my CSV numeric data as string data, and how do I change it? [duplicate]

QGIS keeps reading in my numeric data from .csv files as string data. This means I have to figure out how to read it in with the proper data type, or convert it back to numeric inside of QGIS, ...
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Why is it so hard to download only a part of 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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Polygons for postcodes in Spain

Is there a source (free or paid) for polygons of border coordinates for spanish postcodes? Google show this borders in google maps, but doesn't provide them.
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export 3D data dxf file

I'm trying to export a DXF file from Qgis1.8.0 Lisboa and can not have a 3Dfile in Autocad! Or micristation. It results always in 2D file. How can I export height data from a shape file in Qgis? ...
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Where can I get public transportation locations for USA

I am trying to find a list of all public transportation/transit locations like subway stations, airports, bus terminals and bus stops for USA. Only major transit locations are required, rural bus ...
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How to read this data file and convert it to raster format for analysis?

I am trying to introduce the 5 degree dataset from here http://www.cru.uea.ac.uk/cru/data/precip/ (it is the first link). And once I introduce it to GIS to use it as a raster input to calculate zonal ...
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Where can I find annual temperature & relative humidity data of every town in India?

Need the historical data of temperature & relative humidity of a place called Bhiwadi in Rajasthan state of India
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Is there a source for leaf-off aerial imagery?

I am looking for leaf-off imagery for Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas. 1m leaf-off imagery would be ideal, although any substitute would be helpful. I need fairly high resolution imagery to distinguish ...
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Which map provider offers information about restriction maneuvers for Venezuela?

I need to add turn restriction to my application. However, my map provider (Navteq) don't have this one for Venezuela and other countries.What other map provider could have this information?
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Where can I download Southern California Interstate Highway System in a Shapefile?

Does anybody know where I can download the Interstate highway system (as a shapefile) for Southern California (the area around San Diego in particular)? Thanks, in advance!
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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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Where to find Data with site that have hazardous, toxic or radioactive substances?

Does anybody know where to find data that lists the location of sites that have hazardous, toxic or radioactive substances? I'm working on a HUD project and need to be able to find out if sites for ...
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Convert large amount of County names to FIPS in excel file?

Is their a way (other than manual) to convert a large data set with county names to their respective FIPS code?
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How to efficiently (programmatically) determine whether two datasets have / don't have identical content?

Given: a geodatabase A that contains 100 datasets named a1 .. a100 a geodatabase B that contains 100 datasets named b1 .. b100 I want to programmatically (*) determine for each dataset pair (ai, ...
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Where/how can I find/buy/make building footprints for Kent County, MI (Grand Rapids, Wisconsin, etc)?

We need building footprints for Kent County, MI along with their associated street addresses. Primarily we're looking for Grand Rapids and some of Wisconsin, MI, but if someone had access to this ...
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Custom python datasource to QGIS

I'm working on a homebrew spatial feature data format, and using Python to write it's API. It occoured to me that use some tool like QGIS to display my data would be very nice to have, for debug/test ...
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Searching for LANDSAT for the state of New Mexico

I am looking for a website that allows me to download free LANDSAT for all of the State of New Mexico. I need them to perform my work on RUSLE and need LANDSAT for c factor. Does anyone suggest of a ...
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Where can I find GIS Data for Environmental Constraints for Hawaii?

I am looking for all the types of environmental constraints in shapefile format for Hawaii. Is there any environmental agency website or other source where I could find it? Any kind of help would be ...
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Looking for a sample dataset of international addresses

I need a test dataset of 100 addresses in each country's local langauge. This is approximately 10,000 addresses. The don't need to be geocoded or resolved to address components. For example, 1 ...
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World territorial units for statistics

My current assignment required to do research and produce world territorial units for statistics. In Europe it easy thanks to Eurostat. Even non-commercial GIS data is also available here. Now ...
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Is there a way to add a PDF to ArcMap as data?

I receive a lot of PDF maps (vector, image, with georeference and without) and I am having to convert them to an image file before I can add them to ArcMap and georeference. I can't see any obvious ...
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Data safety in ArcGIS Server network

I want to know about the safety of data shared in an ArcGIS server network. Can someone hack into the network and steal the data? Suppose we create an ArcGIS web service and put up an application, can ...
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Is there a public shapefile with the London Underground stations and lines?

Is there a public shapefile containing the stations and lines of the London Underground? I've been doing some intensive searching but I can only find the coordinates of the stations, or the lines in ...
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What is No Data Value?

I'm looking at the transparency window of the layer properties of my "Heat map". How does the No Data Value effect a raster layer. I'm assuming an initial setting of -9999 sets it out of the way, so ...
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Sequoia 2000 Benchmark data?

In reading about DBSCAN clustering it mentions the SEQUOIA 2000 Benchmark database was used for benchmarking. Is this data set available anywhere? Or, is there another set like it? So far my ...
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Heat Map trouble: Is this a data formating problem?

I'm playing with the heat map plugin with QGIS. I've run through QGIS tutorial: http://docs.qgis.org/html/en/docs/user_manual/plugins/plugins_heatmap.html, using the airports data set as explained ...
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Where can I find Population data for all UK Counties?

Where can I find population data (male, female, total) for all UK counties for last 7 decades, i.e. 1950,1960,1970,1980,1990,2000,2010. I tried my luck with Office for National Statistics and UK ...
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Is it Possible to Convert a GRD File into an ASC File in QGIS?

Is it possible to convert in QGIS a GRD file (that was created in MapInfo) into an ASC file (that can be imported into SAGA)? Is it possible to "extract by mask" a section of a GRD file in an other ...
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Difference Between GLC2000 Versions

What are the differences between the various versions (1 through 5) of the Global Land Cover (GLC) 2000 product? I am going to use northern North America, Europe and Asia (north of 50°N). Is it ...
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Where can I get polygons for the Municipalities of Puerto Rico?

I'd like to find GeoJSON files to draw the polygons of municipalities of Puerto Rico. It might be nice get the Nokia Map (or any reasonable publicly available map) of the same regions and overlay ...
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New Install Quantum GIS - .ind and .idm files not valid [closed]

I downloaded and installed the Windows version of Quantum GIS to view Pinellas County data. I can add the .shp, .shx, and .dbf layers, however do not see any data showing as far as road names, etc. I ...
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Where can I find a dataset containing locations of all USPS post offices?

I searched the USPS web site, queried GeoData.gov, did a general Google search and turned up nothing. I tried querying GNIS for feature type post office, but the data is listed as "entered 1993" for ...
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McDonalds GIS data [duplicate]

Where I can find the GIS coordinates of all the McDonald's restaurants? Particularly those in New York City? Further I'd like to Voronoi tessellate the 5 boroughs with respect to these McDonald's ...
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Russian GIS Data

Which companies are the best suppliers of vector, geocoding, imagery, and POI data in Russia? Which companies provide a complete service (which includes the above data types and also routing, ...
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Tools to compare unversioned copies of geospatial data

My office has about 100 GB of geospatial data of varying forms (imagery, feature classes in geodatabases, LIDAR, tables, etc) that have gone somewhat unmanaged for the decade during which they were ...
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Replace the data source for several layers in several mxds - from shapefiles to the ARCSDE data source [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Permanently replace/update SDE server + service in each SDE Layer in an MXD First let me say I have probably read every link regarding changing DATA Sources on the ...
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Classifying point coordinates to countries or continents?

I have about 50 000 points (latitude and longitude), and I would like to find out in which country each of the points is located. It does not need to be super precise, though. (Or actually I only ...
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Where can I find decadal climate and ocean data for Europe?

I would like to find decadal climate and ocean data for Europe that I can download and use directly in ArcGIS. Specifically, I am looking for mean annual temperature, sea surface temperature, and ...