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Extrapolate data and district names from map

My data: soil samples in each district. My question: I want to extrapolate from the soil sample's map the names of the districts in which the samples have been collected. I have already found the ...
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Sources for Geo-referenced data for Tiger populations in India or other countries

I'm currently an Undergrad student in a GIS class, and I'm trying to conduct some research on tiger populations and urbanization. Does anyone know where I might be able to find data for tiger ...
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Where can I find geodata on livestock densities?

I am currently looking for geodata that represents livestocks (cattle, pig, poultry) at most detailed resolution for France. Up to now, the best data I was able to find is the FAO's GLOBAL LIVESTOCK ...
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How to access row from dbf table?

I have got the following problem: I would like to access a row from a dbf table. I have tried to access it through SearchCursor, but I am not able to do it without knowing the field name. This is my ...
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Where to obtain free 15m ASTER image for New Mexico?

I am looking for a free Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) image that will let me to perform NDVI for the pilot crop health/soil moisture that can go as far back ...
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Reading National Elevation Dataset (ArcGrid/GridFloat/IMG) with python only tools

I've found high precision elevation (1/3 - 1/9 arcsecond resolution) data from the National Elevation Dataset provided by the USGS. It comes int IMG, Arcgrid, and GridFloat formats. I know ArcGrid ...
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How does a newbie get household income data based on address to the block level?

I am beginning a research project and need to find a way to access the census data about household income. We need it at a closer level than by zip code since income varies a lot by zip code in our ...
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Automating Point Data Collection [closed]

I'm supposed to go through Google Maps and manually record names and addresses of dentists in Texas for geocoding, by zip codes. This task is going to be immensely tedious and I know that there has ...
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Why does ArcGIS map document (MXD) appear empty of data?

A colleague created a map for me using ArcGIS for Desktop and emailed it to me in another state. I was able to open the document using ArcGIS for Desktop but no map appears, why? She also sent it to ...
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Scalar relationships ArcGIS

I have point data which has a number of fields/columns, each of which is at a different scale. I'm looking to find a way of constructing a very simple index which would combine this data. Say I have 3 ...
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Delete single raster from Raster Dataset

Is there any possibility to delete single raster previously loaded to a Raster Dataset?
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How can I find a GIS shape file for GP surgery locations in the UK

I am doing some research on accessibility to GP surgeries in South Norfolk and want to find a GIS data file with all the GP surgeries' locations on it that could be used in ArcMap. Is there anywhere ...
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Offsetting Points by location

Sorry If you've read this before - I've tried to change the content so that it reflects what I need a little better. This question was marked as a duplicate although I read the the answer to the other ...
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How to get National Geographic basemap in QGIS?

I'm proficient in ESRI's products and recently started using QGIS. I've used the national geographic world map (NatGeo_World_Map) in ArcMap, but am struggling to replicate this in QGIS. The map is ...
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What DEMs does QGIS support? + DEM data sample

I am working on QGIS rasters. I want to know about DEM file formats supported by QGIS. I know that QGIS can read the GDAL supported formats. but what is GDAL supported format ? Does QGIS support the ...
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Best place to download or purchase shapefiles for Louisiana Parish?

I am looking for shapefiles to either download or purchase for the BEAUREGARD Parish in Louisiana. I have been able to find files for the Townships and Sections but I am in desperate need of a ...
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Where can I get detailed Bathymetry data for Ontario

I need detailed Bathymetric data covering water bodies (including smaller ones) in the Province of Ontario. Our Provincial Government has it, but the use of the data are restricted due to liability ...
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Is it possible to change CRS without the .prj file?

I'm working with QGIS and trying to change the CRS of some maps. Is is possible to do it without the .prj file? Please let me know. Thanks.
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How to delete raster dataset from sde base programmatically

I use sde database, registered with ArcGis Server 10.1. Sde connection is direct. Database container is postgres. There is a raster dataset in this sde base. I can open this sde database ...
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Where can I get high-resolution (at least 1 foot) imagery of California?

Is there a national site or state site that will allow me to download High Res (1') aerial imagery of California? I have tried Cal-Atlas Download but they are at one meter. I have also tried USGS ...
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Is there a database/service that allows me to get the terrain type to a coordinate?

I hope i'm not totally wrong with this kind of question at this stackexchange page. Is there any sort of service avaiable that gives me (or allows me somehow to generate) the areatype to a coordinate? ...
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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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A shapefile / boundary coordinates for Bangladesh divisions

Are there any shapefiles on the boundary coordinates for each of the Bangladesh administration divisions? Essentially what I want to achieve is to have the minimum and maximum of the longitudes & ...
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Area Boundaries, London

Hope someone can help me with this. I'm having a little trouble finding a data set which has polygons of London districts as listed here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_districts I've checked ...
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Conversion of coordinates of “Bochum coordinate system”

I need to convert historic coordinate data into more recent Gauß-Krueger data. Specifically, I need to convert "Bochum coordinates" used till 1960 in the local coal mines into DHDN/Gauß-Krüger zone 2 ...
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What reliable sources (paid or free) exist for fossil fuel infrastructure data?

I am trying to find GIS data for various types of petroleum and natural gas infrastructure (pipelines, refineries, gathering lines, pump stations, etc). I've found quite a few sources, mostly ...
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Japan Data: Postcode/Census

Hi I'm primarily looking for a GIS data source for postal codes in Japan as well as census data for different scales of geography. Has anyone found a good source of these data sets that is in ...
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Where can I get road data that includes max speed?

Does anyone know how to detect the road speed I. E. If one of our vehicles was driving on a certain road above the speed limit, we would want to know But no idea where to get this data from Any ...
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How to convert a set of points to a polygon based on a specific field in QGIS

I am having a point shapefile that consists of a number of point sets. I need to convert these points to a polygon based on a particular field in attribute table say for example locality . How can i ...
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Export table structure information to Excel QGIS or MapInfo

I want to create a data dictionary of the tables of our primary layers. So I want a way to export the table structure to Excel. I don't need the actual data, I just want to know what columns are in ...
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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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Why does IDatasetContainer2.CreateDataset fail with ArcObjects at ArcGIS 10.1?

I have a small application used to check and generate network, created with the help of the following tutorial: http://help.arcgis.com/en/sdk/10.0/a...00000w7000000/ It worked just fine with ArcGIS ...
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Custom data entry in ArcGIS 10

Since VBA support is no longer supported in ArcGIS 10, what is being used out there for custom data entry forms. I'd like to develop something that is very intuitive (for non-GIS users).
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How to sum the values for bins with the same location?

I have two maps in csv form, each has a latitude, longitude, and value column. Since not all the positions in one map are in another map, is there any way in QGIS to display a new map which only shows ...
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Draw lines for existing list of data

I have a csv file containing information for loads of lines (dates, road names, condition information, etc etc) but which have no geographical information (other than the association of road name) Is ...
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Export some specific pages from data driven pages to pdf file by python

I need to export pages 14, 13, 23 and 24 of 26 pages of data driven pages to pdf file by python and then add the pdf file to the final pdf file by arcpy (python), any help please?
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How to convert a column of numeric IDs to letters?

I'm working with qgis 1.8.0. I divided a map into 500 features (small rectangles), and now I have the doubt if there is any way to change the ID of the attributes from numbers to letters? When I did ...
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free way to author, share ESRI gis data

I hope someone can help. THE ISSUE: I work for a company where 90% of the personnel work remotely. The GIS department acts as a support tool authoring content for a variety of projects. There is a ...
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How to handle a UnicodeEncodeError with sampling tool?

I'm using qgis and I keep getting an error when using the point sampling tool, its keeping me from getting the sampling done. Does anyone has an idea what is it about? Thanks!
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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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Where can I find historical political affiliation data for the United States?

I am collaborating on a research paper where one of our variables is political affiliation across the United States. I will be creating a series of historical maps. I'm looking for the percentage of ...
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show dwg,as background not as vector

I have some dwg files that i need to show as background on my map, but the DWG is not need to be vector layers, i need only to show them with out the need of using. if i am trying to convert it to ...
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Which landmark to detect a CBD?

Anyone knows what shapefile (ArcGIS) available to detect a CBD (Central Business District), nationwide? Some use city hall as the landmark for a CBD. Is it applicable to use Courthouse? Where can I ...
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How does Google Maps know the location names?

How does Google Maps know the name of the very small shop in my street? How do they collect that kind of data?
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Vector grid out of range

I'm working with QGIS 1.8.0 trying to do some vector grid to a map. This shapefile (the original is a zip and has the following files .dbf, .prj, .sbn, .sbx, .shp, .shx) has some strange CRS and I ...
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Sampling from interpolated data layer

Im working with QGIS 1.8.0 and wanted to ask you how can I assign to each of the small squares of the map (I have the coordinates of the center each of them) values from an interpolated data layer as ...
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Divide shapefile

I'm new working with QGIS 1.8.0 and wanted to know if its possible to subdivide a map (shapefile, which is round-like) into small squares but following the outer round contour of the map? I tried with ...
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Source for all census tables available at each census geography/summary level

I'm familiar with using factfinder2 and generally know my way around census products. But one thing that I've never found is a document that has all the tables from major census products like the ...
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Cannot register a Feature dataset

I am having an issue trying to register a dataset, and being able to edit a featureclass within it. I am new to SDE so please bear with my explanation. I read online you cannot register a feature ...
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Can Facebook help show (statistics) how people move from place of living to place of work?

Maybe some of you guys know if you or FB can help, or who? Perhaps together with some University? I got this idea that FB probably holds quite a lot of location information on people (that are using ...