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I recommend reaching out to local Government agencies to request data. You may be able to find someone willing to supply data for teaching purposes. As a GIS Specialist for a County Government, I know that we typically sell data to local contractors and consultants (for a low cost) but will share data with teaching institutions for free. We always require a ...


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If you want to take OSM-Datas, I can recommend: http://download.geofabrik.de/north-america.html. When opening the data only import polyline file. To only have highways and on/off ramps search the attribute table. A detailed feature list of osm attributes can be found on: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Map_Features So do (just an example, dunno the ...


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I would look at the English Environment Agency's website which will provide you with 2m, 1m and in some areas 50cm resolution DTMs and DSMs. All you need to do is find some drumlins, this paper Subglacial bedforms of the last British Ice Sheet, Anna L.C. Hughes, Chris D. Clark & Colm J. Jordan could help. Here's an area of drumlins in 1 metre Lidar from ...


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This is a common procedure in GIS called joining. Essentially, you are joining some table that does not have a spatial geometric component (usually Excel file, csv, or dbf) to a GIS layer based on a common id field/column. In QGIS you can do this by: Add both non-spatial table and GIS layer to QGIS Right click on the spatial layer in the layer panel and ...


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Maybe you want to take a look on Mapzen Who's On First gazeteer project. Not sure if that's what you want but looks like the closest thing to GeoPlanet out there.


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You might want to move this to Open data here: http://opendata.stackexchange.com/ since this is not GIS technical related question. This is more of data request and Open data is where everyone asked data there.


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Look at the recent PLOS paper by Hristova et al. (2016) 'The International Postal Network and Other Global Flows as Proxies for National Wellbeing'. They list several, global openly available datasets: World Trade Network available from the MIT Atlas Project (https://atlas.media.mit.edu/about/data/sources/) GlobalMigration Network available from the Global ...



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