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What is “gm / tkm” in transportation dataset?

I was trying to collect some data related to climate change and air quality. I came across a dataset of CO2 emissions in India. When I opened the dataset, it showed the units as gm/tkm. Can someone ...
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Chronological Series of PCI

I need a chronological series of PCI, to compare different maintenance costs (from different maintenance policies). The file can be in any format but not limited to: txt/tsv, csv, ods, xls/xlsx, and ...
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Looking for specific datasets with demographic data in column format

I'm looking for government datasets on a wide variety of topics concerning the population of the country. Things like the crime rate, unemployment rate, level of educational attainment by different ...
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Demographics by Zipcode

Is there a way to get the ethnic breakdown (within limits) on a zipcode basis in the US? I was looking at this census data but its insanely hard to parse. Where kind I find data that is more easily ...
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What are the data quality measures for open data?

How does a consumer know they are getting good data? Are there standard frameworks for grading the quality of an open data set? Should there be metrics published around accuracy, completeness, ...
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Trying to get college SAT scores from http://api.data.gov/ed/collegescorecard/, unable to form query?

I need to get SAT related data for colleges but using the SAT related parameters I am not getting the data back. It is giving me an error i.e. invalid field, is this data not exposed under Schools ...
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Trying to locate US Census Shapefiles for all MSA's (Metropolitan & Micropolitan Statistical Areas)

I've been rooting around at the US Census Dept's Tigerline Shapefile download area through the web portal here: http://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/geo/shapefiles2013/main And have been pretty successful ...
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Moon phase data for Queensland, Australia

I am looking for moon phase calendar for Queensland, Australia. Something which might have dates and moon phase on a particular date. Any ideas where can I find such complete calendar for say last 25 ...
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Open information on UK properties

I'm looking to find any open data on UK properties. I have already looked at all the VOA datasets. And I am aware that the commercial side of the land registry will be becoming free to access towards ...
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Cost living or CPI (consumer price index) by city in de US

I'm looking for data on cost of living per city from official U.S. sources. So far I've only been able to find this data for states or counties like the following to examples: Living Wage ...
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How to acquire data about the speed and density of vehicle on freeways?

I'd like to find out the relation between the speed and density of traffic flow, and now I need some real data, but I don't know how to find it. Could you please tell me?
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Vehicle crash Data for all states in USA

Looking to pull as much crash data as available and use it in analytics. Is there any API to pull data directly instead of manually downloading PDF files?
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Are the API keys on data.gov considered sensitive?

To access the US data.gov public datasets, you need a CKAN API key. Should I consider this sensitive information, e.g. can anyone having my API key 'misuse' it so that it causes me harm, directly or ...
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How should governments build community around their datasets?

The likes of data.gov.uk and data.gov are keen to build a community around their data. How should that best be done? The main aim is to create a feedback loop, encouraging use of the data and release ...
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Spatially Orienting 1,4 Dioxane Data From the EPA UCMR-3 Data Set

I am attempting to draw conclusions about the source of 1,4 Dioxane, an emerging contaminant. In the last few years, the EPA released the UCMR-3 (Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule) which had ...
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Water level historical data for California

I am looking for data attesting for the variation of fresh water availability in California over the years (ideally 20+ years). For instance river levels, river throughput, wells levels. If data is ...
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How to download College Scorecard raw data

How can I download the raw data for the College Scorecard application? Specifically I am interested in cost of attendance information. When I visited the link to download a zip file from this page, I ...
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Does anyone know of a U.S. city that has crime data with location?

More specifically I want to repeat this study for another city than Chicago: http://blog.uber.com/chicagotaxicrime The data for Chicago: https://data.cityofchicago.org/Public-Safety/Crimes-2001-to-...
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What are some good databases of wind speed and direction to use as training data for machine learning? [closed]

I am fairly new to machine learning, but what I am trying to do is predict energy output of a wind turbine based on a data set of wind speed and direction, and ideally turbulence and shear. Do you ...
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How do we query the college score card and just get all data but only for a given year?

When querying the college score card, data for all years are returned, how do I query to return all data for a given year?
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NSF Abstracts Dataset Update

We're looking to analyze data like from the last five years similar to the NSF Research Abstracts Is there an updated dataset that covers a time after 2003? Are there other text datasets relevant to ...
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Data with Revision/Version (Versioning) History?

I'm looking for data set with entry values being corrected, and those correction are documented with previously incorrect values available as well. This can be in the form of errata, diff files, or ...
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Data about default rates of H1B visa holders on their past student loans?

For international students in the US, I would like to know if there are any specific default statistics about international students. I’m mostly interested in looking at defaults that occur when the ...
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List of U.S. trucking companies with additional info

I'm looking for data set of trucking companies in de U.S. Specifically: Name Phone number DOT# MC# etc...
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Availability of APHIS Data as API or bulk dump

Currently the Animal Care Information System Search Tool located at (http://acissearch.aphis.usda.gov/LPASearch/faces/CustomerSearch.jspx) provides visitors with the ability to perform a number of ...
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What percent of U.S. companies outsource their accounting function?

What percent of U.S. companies outsource their accounting function? What is the size of the outsourced bookkeeping industry?
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How can I register a new API key for api.data.gov programatically?

UPDATE: The government generously increased the API request limit to 1,000 per IP per hour. This question is now obsolete. api.data.gov allows for up to 1,000 API requests per user per hour, which is ...
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Looking for geographic information on Veterans with PTSD

Where can I find statistics on veterans with Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Along with geographic location and nationality?
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Weather radar data for Europe, especially Latvia

I would like to ask if there is a homepage where I can get weather radar data for Europe territory for free. I have looked in the internet, but can't find them. I will be very glad if someone can help ...
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Non-Paid Opportunities to Teach Coding to Children? [closed]

A friend of mine is interested in non-paid opportunities to teach coding to children within an hour's drive of Baltimore. He was a professional game developer/ senior software engineer in Silicon ...
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Mapping PUMA Codes to TIGER/line shapefiles

I downloaded PUMA mapping shapefiles for California from TIGER/line and am able to use R packages maptools, mapproj, and ggplot2 to plot maps of California with each PUMA outline as a border. My goal ...
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Publicly available transaction data

I need publicly available transaction data to use for my statistical analysis project. Preferably, it should relate to either: Flight data (arrival, departure, number of seats, locations, etc.) ...
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How to download all the ophthalmic devices data from device classification end point in openFDA

The API call https://api.fda.gov/device/classification.json?search=medical_specialty_description=%22ophthalmic%22 is returning (limiting) the number of records to 1 for ophthalmic devices data. I ...
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marines with breast cancer stationed at camp lejeune from 1952-1987

I am a marine that was stationed at camp lejeune from 1986-1988. I recently was diagnosed with breast cancer. I just want to know the total is now for marines that were there doing the contamination ...
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OPenFDA API - querying on dosage_and_administration_table _exists_ not working

I was planning to get the results where brand name is aspirin and whose drug result has property dosage_and_administration_table. So I did this https://api.fda.gov/drug/label.json?search=brand_name:...
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How to read Data.gov Data Update Frequency code

How to read data update frequency code. For example for Consumer Complaint Database the code at Dates section is : Data Update Frequency: R/P1D How to read R/P1D. I guess it is daily update but i ...
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Dataset of US local, state, federal contact phone numbers?

I'm looking to create an app that facilitates U.S. Americans to contact local, state, or federal representative based on home address. I can use the already public shape-files to figure out the ...
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Is there a dataset for the Federal congressional voting record?

The data.gov initiative has a large variety of digital data sources for every agency of the government, but Congress has ZERO data sources for their own voting records. If someone can find it please ...
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American Indian reservation boundaries

Complete reservation boundaries from the BIA's TAAMS program and BLM's cadastral survey shape files for American Indian reservations. It seems BIA is not contributing datasets for reservation ...
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Dataset for reapeated measures

I need data sets to apply a study based on repeated measures. I need of hints to find open data of nature that be possible to publish in scientific journals.
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why the total number of datasets sometimes smaller but sometimes bigger than before?

Over time, I've found that the total number of datasets on data.gov is not gradually getting bigger but sometimes smaller than before. e.g. the number is 190000+ in 2016-04 but now (2016-10) it's only ...
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Daily Reimbursement Rate for ROWPU

How can I find the reimbursement cost of a ROWPU? Reverse Osmosis Water Purification Unit.
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Public domain data for sample/training purposes

I'm looking for some real-world data for use in creating database/educational training materials. The sample should have a good Entity-Relationship diagram/data model, multiple tables, and ideally ...
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Data set for Mcdonalds

Searching for any dataset on McDonald's Corporation; it doesn't necessarily have to be recent data. Any data on sales, employee, how they did during promotions, etc.
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House of representatives elections data from 1996-2012

Is there an open access source for U.S. House of Representatives congressional district election results in data sets (preferably Excel) for the elections 1996-2012. I have tried Dave Leip's site ...
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How does the U.S. government prioritize open data gathering?

One way is in response to what I call "demand," or "traffic." That is, people ask more questions about the weather than about education, so "weather" gets a higher priority in data gathering. Another ...
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How does open data differ in quality depending on the source?

Let's talk about government data, e.g. data.gov, first. Putting aside "outliers," are most government data sets guided by e.g. "mandates" by the government? If not, how does the fact that say weather, ...
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What is a “featured site” in the context of open data?

Is open data a government initiative or are there non-government sites such as Project Gutenberg that are part of open data? How does a "featured site" work? Is it somehow linked to data.gov, or does ...
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Catasto terreni ITALY

I need to obtain catasto information for all the Italy limited to terreni only, no urban zone. Is it possible to obtain this information free? Anybody know any services for WFS or SHP download?
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Where do I find data of all companies in this world?

In sites like facebook, a user can add his work position by typing few words and selecting the company How do they get that data and how can I get that data so our users can also add work position ...