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Touristic poi-data (api or dump) with popularity measure

I'm looking for freely available touristic (hotel, restaurants, bars, attractions, etc.) poi-data that have some measure of popularity. With popularity I mean, explicit popularity like on ...
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Lake Victoria bathymetric data

I am trying to find bathymetry for Lake Victoria (or portions). Any GIS format and almost any resolution will do. As a last resort a hydrographic chart will suffice.
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Where do I find official summit elevations found on USGS topo maps?

I'm creating topo maps for my day hikes guides for national parks. I've already done one for Glacier National Park. When I was working on summits, I downloaded the data for Montana from GNIS and when ...
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Downloadable, Open Source, IP GeoLocation database

I have an open source project I need a similarly open source IP GeoLocation database for. i.e. IP address to country (and ideally city). Ideally with a license that allows redistribution. This is a ...
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Sourcing GIS data from First World War (WW1)?

Simple question, but does anyone know where I can get some detailed (eg 1:10m scale) vector data from the First World War? I've been through the archives here, but it seems the best sites for it ...
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Using Field Calculator to Convert Data Type In Field

I am trying to convert a field that is listed as "String" because it was imported into QGIS as a CSV (rural poverty population percentages by county in NC). I need to convert the percentages field ...
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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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Where can I get free nautical route planner Data?

Please read - and understand - before closing; I do not yet have an answer. Thanks. I made a mistake. I phrased my original question so that it could be answered by recommending an application. It ...
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Advice on colour balancing a SPOT5 ArcGIS Mosaic Dataset

All, I'm working on a project using satellite imagery of a large braided river. I've been provide lots of SPOT5 images (that overlap). I've created a geodatabase, created a mosaic dataset, added the ...
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How to merge SeaWiFS and MODIS data or use other merged products?

I hope to produce a time-series for sea surface temperature (SST) and chlorophyll-a (Chl-a) for use in MaxEnt without the use of arcgis, preferring Python tools to others. I am new to satellite data ...
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Are there any shapefile-based GPS data recorders?

I am looking for a data recorder that can be programmed to send a serial data request to a field computer and then accept and record an incoming data string and tie it to GPS location and then save ...
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Determine the Degree of Data Lossiness when Converting Data

I'm working through some of the ESRI tutorials on Data Interoperability and it briefly mentions the issue of data conversion being a lossy process. Some questions that come to mind are: What is ...
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Ontario Buildings Data

I am looking for a buildings layer for Ontario, particularly the Chatham-Kent area to properly assess setback for wind turbine development in the region. Currently, I am utilizing the buildings data ...
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How is Canada Vector Data (CanVec) hydrology data collected and updated?

Canada is vast and collecting any geographic data must be a monumental task. Natural Resources Canada provides a free access to a comprehensive Canada-wide topographic data now refereed to as CanVec ...
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Shoehorning hierarchial data into MS SQL ArcGIS SDE

So, I've been tasked with creating a set of tables to store hierarchical data within an SDE. This is in reference to utility data, i.e, a set of valves, control panels, actuators, etc (each ...
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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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AIS Data Transformed or CVS Format

I am looking for AIS Shipping Route Data. I have not had much luck finding it in either SHP format or even in CVS format does anyone have a real good source of finding this type of data? To add to my ...
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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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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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How to populate ESRI GeoPortal programmatically?

I'm trying to find either some documentation or an example of how to manually populate the GeoPortal metadata datastore. I'm using a MySQL backend. Given a ISO XML file I can manually harvest it but ...
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How does integrate work with point data sets?

I'm trying to combine point data into clusters and I think I've come up with a method that will work for what I want to accomplish. However, I don't understand why it works the way it does and I'm ...
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Creating a sidewalk map for a walkability survey

If I wanted to do my own walkability survey of my city, what tools could I use? I have map data from OpenStreetMap, but I have to consider that streets have two sides (which aren't always accessible ...
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New York Vision Zero Data

I'm trying to open Vision Zero Data provided by NYC, but they've not provided any documentation or guidance. Does anyone have any guidance? I'm ideally looking for such data in a CVS/excel type ...
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Is there an api for world terrain/biome data?

I'm looking for an api where I pass a lat/lng, and get "Desert" or "Mountains" or "Ocean" back. Just the general biome of the area. Most of what I've seen involves getting tiles back, so you can ...
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Data extract widget - Flex

I have successfully created a data extract widget. It works great. I would now like to be able to set a limit say of 5000sqm or something. I have seen other sites do this. They have a message pop up ...
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Is there a way to automate POI collection from websites?

I am searching for an easy method to get lots of points geotagged/georeferenzed into several shape files. I am working at a project where I need to collect all parcel shops in germany (but I will try ...
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Get house addresses within polygon?

Is there a data source/service for the USA where, if we provide a polygon, it provides the addresses of all houses contained within it? I just want to know if this type of functionality or similar to ...
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Neighborhood boundaries and building footprints for Johannesburg?

Are there any sources for free (or commercial) and distributable neighborhood and building footprint datasets for Johannesburg out there? I've already looked on: Google OpenStreetMap joburg.org.za ...
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Conservation International Hotspot Data

I am creating a Heat Map and need Conservation Internationals's Biodiversity Hotspot Data in GIS form. I have tried to find the data online, but have since been unable. Where would I be able to find ...
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Wind Data for Newfoundland or New Brunswick

I am looking for wind data at an elevation of 100 metres for Newfoundland and New Brunswick that I can potentially bring into ArcGIS 10.2.2 to augment my wind turbine siting process. Any information ...
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Looking for free tools to automatically generate spatial data catalogue

I've recently inherited a whole bunch of spatial data (mostly shapefiles but some .gdbs) which relate to a bunch of different cities. I'm looking for a way to take an inventory of what data I've got ...
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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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Adding KmlLayer using local file (File API)

I am trying to load a local KML file to the map for this I am using FileReader object (File API). To use google.maps.KmlLayer I need to use readAsDataURL to transform to a URL the file, the problem is ...
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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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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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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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Global address datasets for testing?

Are there any free global address datasets I can use to test my geocoding application? I'm looking for a dataset that contains residential addresses from countries around the world. I don't need a ...
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Exporting basemap in ArcMap, similiar to export a dataset

I am trying to export the basemap in ArcMap to use it with my mosaic dataset. I need these 2 to import and work with in Unity 3D. When I am exporting my mosaic dataset consisting of DEM files, I can ...
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Dense data set of locations for flow analysis

I want to do some analysis on real world data related to crowd flows and now I am looking for a publicly available (or at least available to academia) data set of trackings in a crowd. The data set ...
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Google StreetView Coverage Layer

How can I get the layer of the coverage of Google Street View on the roads, i.e. the layer that appears blue when we drag the pegman on Google Maps/Earth? I need it to work in ArcGIS. Thank you.
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Open/Free Area Code Shape Files for the US/Canada

I would like to map magicJack's areacodes and exchanges against known area codes and exchanges to create a coverage map, just to see what it would look like as compared with, say, a mobile phone ...
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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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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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Looking for maps with high complexity

For an presentation I need an example of a map which contains very much information. The map should : respect basic cartographic principles. contain as much quantitive and/or qualitive information ...
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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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How to rotate u and v components of wind in rotated gribs?

I have a grib message of a rotated hirlam product. The gribmessage states, that the u and v component contained are relative to the rotated grid. How can I unrotate them?
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Algorithm to compile Lisiecki stack? (5MM-yr Temperature Record)

I have obtained the Lisiecki stack data from www.lorraine-lisiecki.com/stack.html How do I convert the d18O measurement into a figure for average surface temperature? What is the best algorithm? I ...
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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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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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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 ...