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Choosing CRS for area of interest of my project

I've been searching through several web pages and haven't found an answer. I work in QGIS, usually with EPSG:25830 because my projects are mainly located in Spain but when representing a larger area I ...
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Seeking Europe shapefile with boundaries [closed]

Where can I find a simple shapefile or Geopackage file for Europe with boundaries?
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Accessing INSPIRE cadastral data through QGIS

I am at the Germany specific Cadastral parcels page on INSPIRE Geoportal, here: I click on the first entry, ALKIS Berlin. Then Download Options. I am presented with a list of "Get Data Set" ...
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Appropriate CRS for land-use change within EU?

I'm currently studying coordinate reference systems and using ArcGIS Pro 2.8 to find appropriate CRSs for different circumstances. To conduct an analysis of land-use change in the EU, would the best ...
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Choosing coordinate reference system (CRS) for the European Alps [closed]

I am looking for a suitable projected coordinate reference system (CRS) for the European Alps. Requirements: Extent: Covering the whole European Alps: Horizontal: 4.5°...17° Vertical: 43°...48.5°. ...
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How much disk space is expected to take an osm2pgsql import of Europe in 2021?

My europe-latest.osm.pbf file is 24GB. I'm currently importing it on 8-core 32GB-RAM server with osm2pgsql as part of switch2osm. I've run the default docker container of switch2osm and after 2 days, ...
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Identifying Europe's major road exits using QGIS

Dataset from EuroGeographic and Global Roads Open Access Data Set (gROADS) have been downloaded. The goal is to identify the exits (geocoordinate points) of highways and primary roads (gROADS refers ...
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How can I add the outline of Europe countries in this figure in R?

Here is my code to create this distribution map of Europe in R. So how can I add the outline in this figure to divide different countries and also add the countries' names in relevant regions? >...
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How to get Netherlands neighborhood names based on Addresses?

CBS provides key figures on the neighborhood level for the whole country(NL). I want to incorporate this data for analysis but my datapoints include addresses and postcodes and latitudes&...
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How to get city boundaries of Europe?

I am looking for an up-to-date communes administrative boundraries (LAU) of several countries in Europe (France + adjacent countries). I need it to be quite precise (less than 5m), since I intend to ...
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GeoNetwork address format

In GeoNetwork 3.4, the default format for Metadata information "Contact" is the American Format i.e. street, nummer, city, Postal Code, Country example: Rue Vautier 29, Bruxelles, 1000, Belgium ...
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Download anonymous OSM full history data (no User Id/ Nicknames)

Here my Background: I intend to use OSM Full History Data for OSM data quality analysis. This is part of my current thesis and the data will be stored on a companies computer (Germany). Since the new ...
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Any way to extract NUTS-3 shapefile of Germany from Eurostat' shapefile in R (updated)?

I have downloaded shapefile from Eurostat website (download site for downloading Eurostat shapefile and direct download link of Eurostat shapefile that I am interested in). To be short, I need ...
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Merge multiple buffer files to already available shapefile in QGIS 2.18.2

I want to merge multiple buffer file to already available shapefile but I'm not sure how to do it. I already applied vector->Data management tools->Merge vector layers, but this is not giving me ...
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Creating shape around Europe especially France using QGIS?

I want to create shape around Europe especially for France. But I'm not really sure how to do it as I am new in QGIS. Can I get any good suggestion for this task? I'm attaching a picture which shows ...
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Looking for a shapefile for Europe on 4-digit postal code [closed]

I am looking for a source of a shapefile hat includes european countries with 4-digit postal codes. The country codes should be DIN-A2 (two digit) and a postal code for four digits... Does anyone ...
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Need help creating Europe reference grid map using EEA shape and spatialite files

I'm trying to generate a reference grid map of Europe with country and provincial boundaries using the EEA files available here. Here is an example of country and provincial boundaries with a raster ...
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Are the CORINE Landcover datasets available by country?

I found the overall dataset for Europe but it is a huge file for my computer to run. I would like to have a shapefile for the Netherlands specifically. http://land.copernicus.eu/pan-european/corine-...
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What is seamless spatial information?

In the of the European INSPIRE directive the following "common principles" are presented: 1. Data should be collected only once and kept where it can be maintained most effectively. 2. It ...
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Seeking DEM data to make hillshade and contours?

I used to make hillshade and contours for several scales from Aster 30m GDEM with ErMapper. My data is not covering everything I need, so I am looking for a recent one. I saw there was a Aster GDEM ...
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Where do I get data for density per city in the USA or Europe?

Basically I need the data this infographic uses, the density per city or better yet per km square. USA or EU is indifferent, need it for a project.
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European roads toll cost

I'm looking for a dataset or an API that provides information about toll costs of european roads. Something similar to ViaMichelin, that is what we are using now, but preferably free of charge. Does ...
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Crop data for Europe / Germany

I am currently working on the effect of land use on streams in very small catchments (<30km²) in Germany. We have accurate data (ATKIS) on general land use patterns (forests, agriculture, urban ...
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What is the ideal equal-area projection to map Germany, Switzerland and Austria (DACH)?

I am wondering if there is a standard projection if you want to map the neighboring countries of Germany, Switzerland and Austria (known as "DACH" in equal-area? For Europe there is EPSG:3035 which ...
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Can i get population of area, given coordinates or postal code?

I intend to classify areas based on the population or population density. By classify I mean whether the area is rural, urban or sub urban specifically in Europe. As a input I would have either postal ...
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Provider of hyperspectral imagery SWIR band

I'm looking for aerial hyperspectral imaging with SWIR band; size of ground pixel should not exceed 5m and dated not earlier as 2015. Could you propose provider such of data ? Area of interest is ...
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Seeking open raw LiDAR or laser scanner data? [duplicate]

I'm looking for aerial LiDAR or terrestrial laser scanner data in laz or las format preferably from an FTP site. Does anyone know which countries have that data available to the public? From my ...
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Seeking Free Shapefile of European Countries?

I do not seem to be able to find a free shapefile of the European countries. This is the kind of map I am looking to populate with my own data using ESRI ArcGIS: The Eurostat website only seems to ...
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Where to find Population Density (shp. or grid) for Europe? [closed]

Does anybody know where to download shp. or grid file on European population density (inhabitants/ sq.km)?
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Disk usage for Europe (OpenStreetMap)

I would like to know a disk space usage for Europe extract (Nominatim, tile server, both data structures and rendered tiles). I have currently map server with an european country extract and I tried ...
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Where can I access location data for aquaculture sites across Europe?

Where can I access location data for aquaculture sites across Europe? Ideally there might be, though I haven't been able to see, a dataset held by the EU identifying every aquaculture site (sites ...
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Transformation accuracy or offset in ArcMap?

I'm trying to transform a map from UTM ED 50 zone 33N to WGS84 and vice versa in ArcMap 10.2.2. I'm doing this by using the Project tool in the Arc toolbox and choosing the ED_1950_TO_WGS_1984_12 ...
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Cropping EUDEM with GDAL creates zig-zag terrain

I have downloaded EUDEM (20 Gb) from http://www.eea.europa.eu/data-and-maps/data/eu-dem#tab-original-data When I try to crop it by GDAL using: gdalwarp -dstalpha -of EHdr -crop_to_cutline -cutline ...
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Night - lights for social welfare

I want to to find the social welfare and the population density for Europe and Africa with night-lights. Is there any site where I can find images with good resolution (I only think VIIRS)??? I have ...
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Address and coordinates of European cities request

I have a database of couple of millions of records which I would like to geocode. The data consists of addresses and council. All addresses are of a certain European city. Questions: May I have ...
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Obtaining addresses using ArcGIS

I am currently working on Eastern-European microdistricts, and I want to obtain the addresses that can be found in these microdistricts. Is it possible to use ArcGIS to solve this issue? I thought ...
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European Rail Freight Map (shapefile or other ArcGIS format)? [duplicate]

I need European Rail Freight Map (shapefile or other ArcGIS format) for a GIS project. Does anyone have this data?
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Where can I find a shapefile of the UK electricity grid network?

Does anyone know where can I download a shapefile with the UK electricity grid network?
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Locating shapefile of European railways for goods transportion

We are trying to make a project about European goods trade so we need railway data in shapefile format. More specifically, we are trying to find the potential of mine products being exported from ...
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Create buffer in Metres

I want to create a buffer in meters around points in Europe. But I cannot find a proper CRS for Europe that is in meters instead of degrees?
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Download Airports from OSM

Is there any way to download all airports in Europe from OSM? What I'm looking for is the Airport perimeter, (lines or polygons, dosn't matter) I know that I could download all Europe, and then ...
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Flood records/database in Europe

Anyone knows where I can find a complete* database with the historic flood occurrence in Europe, at least since the 70's ? I am looking for some information on the date, number of floods*, amount ...
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Are there better climate data than Worldclim for Europe?

I am looking for the best available climate data in Europe. Worldclim seems to be the best source of information for global data, but I am wondering if there is a higher resolution (better than 1km ...
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real-time weather forecast raster for Europe

I am trying to find a numeric weather forecast map (air pressure, temperature, snowfall, precipitation..) that I could display in my web map client. For the client I'm currently using OpenLayers with ...
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Seeking Postcode Boundaries for UK, Spain, Canada, Ireland, Brazil [closed]

I seek current Postal Code shapefiles for any or all of these countries. Spain Brazil UK Ireland Canada Free is obviously better but because I may use them commercially I might need to pay for ...
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Shapefile of European Parliament constituencies? [closed]

Is there any shapefile (or similar vector data set) of European Parliament electoral constituencies? Some countries (e.g. Germany) are basically one constituency, but others (e.g. UK) are not. Is ...
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Seeking historical shapefiles of Europe in modern era

Is there a source for historical shapefiles of Europe in the modern era, i.e. starting ca. 1400? I know that "where can I find historic border data" questions were asked multiple times but I couldn't ...
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Watershed layers with names for each one for Europe or Sweden?

I am working on freshwater species and I would like, make a list of each watersheds used for each species. So I am looking for a watershed maps which contain name of the watershed. I found some good ...
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Europe sub-national urban rates

Urban rate (the % of population living in urban areas) is a rather common demographic indicator, at nation-level resolution. I'm trying to locate sub-national urban rate data (NUTS level 2 to be ...
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Download/create address locator styles for Europe?

Where can I find some address locator styles for European countries? or how can I create my own address locator that contains street, house number and city, and use their aliases? PS. I have the ...
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