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Diva-GIS CLM files missing projection, map units and datum

I have successfully created Diva-GIS CLM files from tiff climate data using the two approaches below 1) Geotiff file --> Ascii grid file --> GRD/GRI file --> CLM as explained by Julián Ramírez1 ...
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What is the scope of DIVA-GIS geodata that are available for download?

In the 'Free Spatial Data' download section it says the geodata is "free" - is there a concrete license? Is it public domain, creative commons? Can it be used for commercial purposes? When I download ...
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Can anybody help me to know the type of land covers in DIVA GIS data?

I have dowloaded the country mask land cover data from DIVA GIS website. I don't see the name of different types of land covers.
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Import grid into Diva

I am new DIVA - GIS user. I want to import country .grd file from diva - gis website. I tried with Bolivia, and it works fine, but it doesn't work with Bosnia (which actually is my subject of analysis)...
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Making CLM Files in DIVA-GIS

I'm downscaling some climate data for a small area in Italy, and have created the 36 monthly files for Tmin, Tmax and Prec. Having exported from ArcGIS 10.4 into ascii format (integers), then imported ...
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Importing CSV files in DIVA-GIS

I have a CSV text file which i got from GBIF containing a species distribution. How would I arrange it so that I could display it in DIVA GIS?
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What are the units of the area of DIVA-GIS shapefiles

I've been checking several other post and even sent messages to DIVA-GIS, but still cannot figure out the answer by myself. I want to know the area of a shapefile downloaded from DIVA-GIS: http://...
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Create a map of only one country in DIVA-GIS

I made a map of china with the places where the climate is suitable to plant Brussels sprouts. The bounderies of China are in a shapefile. However the layer with the colormap showing where the climate ...
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Display of DIVA-GIS Gazetteer *.dbf Files in QGIS

I've looked through other questions/answers and not seen what I am looking for... How do I display the contents of a DIVA-GIS Gazetteer *.dbf file in QGIS? Ideally I would like to take contents of ...
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Viewing .grd and .gri file format in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have downloaded a file from DIVAGIS, the landcover map of India, and it is in the format of .grd and .gri file. How can i view these files in ArcGIS 10.1?
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How to combine historic OS sheets in order to create density maps of historic streets

I really need some advice on creating historical street maps using GIS software (I have access to QGIS and Diva). Basically, I want to upload a number of historic OS sheets, which I have downloaded ...
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Where to find administrative L-2 polygons under open license?

NaturalEarth provide L-0 (countries) and L-1 (sub-division) shapefiles, but no L-2 (sub-sub-division) shapefiles. GADM.org provides L0 to L-5 data, and have a pretty good coverage for L-2 (sub-sub-...
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List index out of bounds [-1] when making bioclimatic variables in DIVA GIS

I am working with climate data and I would like to make 19 bioclimatic variables which I can use for ecolgical niche modeling in Maxent. I am following this tutorial http://www.ccafs-climate.org/...
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Problems in making CLM files with DIVA-GIS

I am fairly new to GIS softwares and this will be my first post here. I'm working with DIVA-GIS and was redirected here. I hope this is the correct place. I am doing a research which involves ...
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In DIVA GIS how can I change the polygon co-ordinates of a .shp file?

I am using polygon layers from various sources to create species distribution maps however some of the layers have different polygon coordinates to others, therefore I cannot use them together as ...
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How to load and view .gri and .grd files in QGIS [closed]

An online GIS Repository called DIVA-GIS (http://www.diva-gis.org/gdata) offers data in three formats - ERSI files, "DIVA gridfiles", and DBF files The DIVA gridfiles have extensions .gri and .grd ...
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How to visualize grd files in QGIS?

How to visualize grd files in the software QGIS?