Questions tagged [data]

Any collection of related facts arranged in a particular format; often, the basic elements of information that are produced, stored, or processed by a computer.

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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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Generating customized vector OSM map files from OpenStreetMap and other data?

I am looking for a way (e.g. tutorial?) to generate my own customized (offline) maps in OSM format. By "customized" I mean adding data (not just define a region of interest) to an existing OSM map (e....
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Hansen loss and lossyear bands do not always match in Earth Engine

I'm looking at the Hansen forest loss v1.5 data in Earth Engine. According to the Hansen documentation, In addition, to reduce confusion, beginning with version 1.4 we are no longer releasing loss ...
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Import GPS SINEX (for velocity analysis) into Sarscape or processing with others software

I try to import GPS snx. into Sarscape 5.2 (use GPS Import tool) and getting error 115) ) gps_type : [sinex] 116) ) generate_kml : [OK] 117) ) generate_shape : [OK] 118) ) ...
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Guide to aerial or space data types and availability

I am overwhelmed by the variety of types of satellite and aerial data (images?) available online. For example, at the USGS Earth Explorer data page, I see AVHRR; CEOS;Ikonos and OrbView; EO-1; GLS; ...
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High Resolution Terrain Data for the Philippines

Where can i download Philippines terrain data that is better than the 30 m ASTER global dataset?
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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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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.
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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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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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Splitting lines at multiple points in ArcGIS

I have two shapefiles: First shapefile consists of lines features (approx 1500); it represents the public transport lines Second shapefile consists of point features (approx 3000); it represents the ...
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Seeking USA congressional district to county relationship files?

This must be a common enough problem that other users have come across it. I've finagled my way around inconsistencies and dropped observations, but now I'm reaching out to see if anyone knows of a '...
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How to connect existing postgis tables with Django models

I have some existing tables (shapefiles) and I want to connect each table with a django model. I imported the tables with shp2pgsql tool: shp2pgsql -I -s 2100 -W 'iso-8859-7' world.shp public.world | ...
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Dissolve in QGIS to merge several processes in different regions into one process with all values

I am working on a dataset where I combined geographical information of cities in Europe and changes of landcover in these regions. I am working with the CORINE Dataset and I would like to know about ...
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Sample data for testing GEOS bindings

Similarly to this question (Is there a source for free CSV files with geo data and other desired fields?) I am working on testing an open source set of bindings for the GEOS project and would like to ...
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Seeking dataset which contains traffic and path network?

I'm looking to purchase a road network (e.g ITN), preferably with a traffic dataset (such as ESRI Streetmap). I don't know if the road networks with integrated traffic can be joined with path networks ...
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Does USGS 3DEP data use a hash or checksum?

I'm downloading some USGS 3DEP elevation data, e.g., the file at the following URL: https://www.sciencebase.gov/catalog/item/563afea8e4b0d6133fe7357b The "ID" of this file is given in both the URL ...
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How to obtain MGRS 100Km square id for every such square on world map?

I'm trying to compile a list of MGRS 100km square identifiers for every such square (eg 4QFJ for Honolulu Hawaii); excluding the poles (85 to -85 latitudes). If possible it'd also be great to know ...
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Searching for UN regions/sub-regions shapefile

for a visualisation project I need the boundaries of the UN regions as defined here : http://unstats.un.org/unsd/methods/m49/m49regin.htm That's 21 polygons for the sub-regions. I have been looking ...
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UK Postcode and London destination

New to this site... I'm working with Postcode regions in the UK and was wondering if anyone know if there is a dataset which give you postcode region and the most likely station destination within ...
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Pre-1998 Indonesia Kabupaten (Level 2) Shapefile

I am trying to find some "old" (pre-1998) Indonesia boundary files at the Kabupaten and province levels. It is important that they are pre-1998, or at least dating before the peak of the secession of ...
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Where can I find better data than yahoo geoplanet or factual's world geographies?

Currently I am using Factual's world geographies api to do a location search so if you search london, london england should appear or if you search new york city, new york city will appear. I am ...
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Clip and Zip Coordinate system options Geocortex

I have the standard geoprocessing service, Clip & Zip, which references a spatial reference folder containing various coordinate systems (in prj). The service works in geocortex via the standard '...
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Building customized data set from American Community Survey data?

I am trying to create a database in SQL Server with a customized dataset containing census information from the American Community Survey content available online. I want to show a granularity in my ...
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Clutter data - where to find for BC and how to convert to .grc

I would like to find a source of 30m or 90m clutter data for BC, Canada. Can anyone point me in the right direction? Preferably a free source. Is landcover synonymous with clutter? when ...
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Trimble pathfinder data dictionary default value exclusion

Is it possible to have a numeric attribute in trimble pathfinder without having to use a default value? I am trying to make a numeric attribute compulsory to fill in BUT because the data dictionary ...
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Northern Ireland open source raster?

Does anyone know if there is any open source data downloads for Northern Ireland, seems not as straight forward as rest of UK?
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ITV zone shapefile

Where can we get ITV zone shapefiles for the UK? I need to create filled maps using this data.
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Mine data from QPublic

I am interested in extracting data from QPublic for every parcel in my city. I am a complete beginner with this and am not even sure which programming languages I should be looking into. Can anyone ...
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Looking for high resolution land use (not land cover) data sets for world?

I am looking for high resolution land use data sets for the world. This question is NOT to be confused with an earlier question - Equivalent of CORINE land cover data sets for rest of world which ...
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Dataset in NJ, US

I need datasets in shapefile format including roadbed, building footprint and building roof height for Jersey City, NJ. I checked everywhere I could online. State, county and local GIS departments, as ...
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Looking for a data source for all villages, towns and cities in the world

So, I've been working with Geonames data dumps, but I am finding that they are either not complete enough (cities > 1,000 population), or too complete. Here's an example of being too complete: damaya@...
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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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Finding equivalent API-supported data to the 2000 Census

I'm having some difficulty choosing Census datasets for a project that involve various SES measures at the block-group level. I'll be looking at things like median household income and percentage of ...
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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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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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How do I automatically generate a spatial data catalogue from shape files and .gdbs?

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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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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Where to get UK city boundaries?

Currently I am working on a project where I have to draw boundaries of specific region of UK. Exactly like this I want to know where to retrieve this kind of GIS data. I have tried openstreetmap data ...
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Global height data as polygons — Natural Earth doesn't have it?

I love the bathymetry data from Natural Earth. I've been looking for the last few days for the same basic data but for land. I'm trying to find general elevation shapefiles, as polygons. I don't need ...
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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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Seeking free nautical route planner Data?

I don't really need an application, but rather an API. I plan to develop my own application and don't need someone else's GUI, just their information. I want to know the distance a vessel at sea must ...
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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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Anyone know where I can find a file like this for Pakistan?

Can anyone tell me where I can find a file like this on Pakistan? I found it on ochaonline.un.org I cannot find it when I search on there. http://www.scribd.com/doc/38714310/Afghanistan-Settlements-...
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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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Finding British Columbia township grid?

I'm looking for a shapefile of the Dominion Land Survey township grid for British Columbia. Where might I find this data?
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Seeking India population by village, town and city for 1981, 1991, 2001 and 2011?

Trying to source population data for every village, town and city in India. I have been able to extract data for 2001 & 2011 from the census site, but am having a tough time finding a reliable ...
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Is there a quick way to calculate the change in an attribute over distance?

I am working in QGIS 3.14.0 and have a set of point data input via latitude and longitude in a CSV file; this file also includes data taken at these points. I would like to visualize the change in ...
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Download Daymet tileID grid?

I'm trying to download tiled Daymet climate data ([see here])1. One can automate this process using a shell script, but you need to know the tileIDs that you want. Is there a way to download the tile ...

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