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Questions tagged [geospatial]

Geospatial pertains to the geographic location and characteristics of natural or constructed features and boundaries on, above, or below the Earth's surface, particularly referring to data that is geographic and spatial in nature.

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What do dashed and solid brown lines mean in open street map?

I am talking about the dashed and solid brown line you can see here (live OSM version): For the dash brown line, according to the legend it means "track". For the solid brown line, I can't even find ...
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Is there a dataset for historical US towns and roads?

I need to map US settlements/towns/cities from colonial times through roughly 1900, for example Bath, NC founded 1705 at lat/lon. The minimal data I'm looking for would contain: Name of town or ...
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High-resolution GIS datasets of groundwave conductivity of the United States, besides the FCC?

The FCC publishes a map of estimated groundwave conductivity of the United States, but the resolution is quite low: Are there any GIS datasets that include groundwave conductivity at a higher ...
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London Fare Zones spatial data

Does anyone know if the London Fare Zones are available as a spatial data set? An example of a spatial data set would be: Shapefile KML GeoJSON
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Historical data on forests and land use in the United Kingdom

Are there any sources of historical land use/land cover data for the United Kingdom? I'm specifically interested in datasets that, for each point/area in the UK (ideally, at as a high a resolution as ...
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Seeking vector file of extent of flood plain of 2010 Pakistan Floods?

I am looking to locate a shapefile or any vector file that can be used for analysis I am conducting of change in size of cropland in the Punjab region of Pakistan. The file of interest would reflect ...
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Looking for shape files for major museums in the US.

I have found some individual cities' data but not somewhat comprehensive country wide data. It doesn't have to be perfect, but it would be nice to have most major museums.
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3D shapefile or pointcloud data for stars/galaxies in observable universe

I have seen animations of the universe / galaxies such as this where the galaxies / clusters are like specks in a 3D / volumetric cloud, which you can zoom into and they get bigger and then zooming ...
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Common but out-of-the-ordinary file formats

I am wondering what some file formats are that are out of the scope of "normal" file formats you typically find on the web. The "normal" file formats I'm not considering in this post are: Image ...
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shapefiles of the electoral zones of Rio de Janeiro

I'm looking for the shapefiles of the electoral zones of Rio de Janeiro in 2018. Does anyone know where I could find it?
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NMMAPS availability?

The National Morbidity, Mortality, and Air Pollution Study (NMMAPS) was a large national study of air pollution and health in the United States. The study examined 108 cities spanning the years from ...
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Where can I download a raster or shapefile of hillshade of the US?

I need a basemap to show topography or hillshade of the U.S. but I cannot use the internet so none of the web services or basemaps will work. There has to be some way to get simple topography or ...
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Seeking GIS data (points) for the Giza pyramids including Z-value for the tops of pyramids

I am not even sure if this data is publicly available or not, but I am looking for something like this that has been surveyed with a z value (don't care what vertical datum). It doesn't matter the ...
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Looking for gis data on world linguistics by location

Looking for geospatial information on linguistics. Looking for world wide data with national and subnational data. Data should include what regions speak which language(s). Does this data exist?
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Administrative boundaries for historical political entities?

Similar to Seeking administrative boundaries for various countries?, do you have any data sources for historical political entities, and their administrative sub-units? Data from any continent, any ...
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Seeking shapefiles on publicly owned land in UK?

Where can I find shapefiles of land owned by the National Health Service (NHS), Local authorities, universities and Ministry of Defence (MOD)?
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Crime Data in Canada

Does anybody have any idea where I might find data regarding crime in Canada or whether or not this data even exists?
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Where can I find city zoning district in Dallas, Texas data?

I need some open data source where I can download zoning areas of Dallas, Texas. I have tried to find it using official city GIS data, using ArcGIS online but not even close to find that.
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Hazard Maps shape files that are not in NAMRIA, LiPAD, and PhilGIS (Philippines)

Where should I find those updated shapefiles necessary for creating Hazard Maps? I'm about to create Hazard Maps for San Pascual, Batangas, Philippines but I am having a hard time looking for ...
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Are there any GIS crime datasets open to public?

I am wondering if there is any online resource where GIS crime data are freely available to public. I am interested in shapefiles representing, for instance, neighborhoods, census tracts, location of (...
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Finest resolution for ACS 1-year estimates

The Census Bureau is allowed to release 1-year ACS estimates for census area with more than 65,000 people (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_Use_Microdata_Area). My understanding is that, for ...
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Wind Speed Map of US

I source wind statistics data that i can use to create Max, Min, Mean wind speed maps for the entire US. I need to download it as a shapefile, geotiff or geojson.
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Soil Samples in Zambia

I am researching soil quality in Zambia but I’ve been unable to find georeferenced soil datasets (e.g. soil samples) for my area of interest. Specifically, I want to get yearly soil sampling data in ...
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US Fire Hydrant locations data

I am looking for the location of fire hydrants all over the US.I'm particulalrly interested in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire.
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Where can i find beach names in locations on the African coast and Mauritius

I am looking for a dataset that contains the locations and names of beaches on the African coast and Mauritius. I have found some government data portals, but i am having trouble finding locations and ...
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Satellite image data that allows input of a lat/lng and returns radius around coordinates

I'm looking for a dataset of satellite image data of the USA that would allow me to enter a lat/lng center and get the satellite image of the area around the center. I can currently use the Google ...
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Historical shapefiles for cities in the United States?

I'm looking for historical shapefiles of city boundaries in the United States, for the time period 1920 - 1950. I know these won't be available for every city, especially small ones, but I'd like as ...
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Are the Local Government Area wards of New South Wales available in a vector format?

I'm looking for a vector (i.e. GeoPackage, shapefile, Geojson etc etc) format dataset of the wards in New South Wales. These are the electoral districts for the Local Government Areas. An example of ...
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Finding Planet Labs satellite global grid in shapefile format?

Where can I find Planet Labs satellite global grid in shapefile format for download?
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Geo coordinates of upazilas in Bangladesh

In order to add markers in map, I need geo coordinates of upazilas (upazila offices) in Bangladesh. Something like this GitHub repo bangladesh-geo should do my job, but unfortunately the SQL tables ...
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Where can I find comprehensive and current lists of international naming disputes

I'm looking for any comprehensive information on naming disputes. Outside of Wikipedia (also not a bad source) I haven't found anything. Some examples: Persian Gulf vs. Arabian Gulf, the East Sea vs. ...
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How to find USA Water Hardness shapefiles?

I want to find USA water hardness shapefiles. I have searched for it from here: https://www.epa.gov/waterdata/waters-geospatial-data-downloads but without success. Is there any good data source from ...
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Restricted and allowed roads for heavy duties in Chicago

While manipulating osm file of Chicago to find the optimal path using A* algorithm there are surely some segment roads which are restricted for heavy duties. Where can I found this information (a ...
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Where I can find all settlement boundaries for United Kingdom?

I'm looking for a dataset containing settlement boundaries for United Kingdoms. In short example I'm looking for a dataset that would allow me to draw something like the following (orange line): (...
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Can someone please list all the publicly available datasets containing satellite imagery of helicopters

I was looking for helicopter chips or annotated satellite imagery containing helicopters in them for training a Unsupervised GAN
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Rehabilitation Facilities & Substance Abuse Clinics GIS data in Grand Rapid City MIchigan

Looking for GIS data for the 57 locations on page 35 of this PDF https://www.grandrapidsmi.gov/files/assets/public/departments/planning-department/cannabis-data-compendium-7-18-18.pdf
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Points of Interest for France, Spain, and Italy?

I`m planing trip to Europe am looking for points of interest data for some regions I will be visiting. Does anyone know of a source for POIs in KLM/KMZ/GPX or any other format with coverages for ...
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Distance between different places in USA

For me to include in my project, I am looking for some API which can recognize the places and give the output as the distance between two places. Is there any database that consists of distance ...
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Mapping PUMA codes to county

I'm looking for a mapping between PUMA codes (Public Use Microdata Area from the American Community Survey) to county. UMichigan has this mapping (linked from this), but there's no date so I'm not ...
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Seeking historical traffic data matching OpenStreetMap dataset?

I'm using San Francisco dataset offered by OpenStreetMap and I'm trying to get the optimal path using the pgr-astar function of PostgreSQL. I want to find the historical traffic data of San Francisco ...
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Looking for corpus of Geographic Data

I was wondering if anyone has a lead on a corpus of geographic locations? City names and coordinate pairs would be ideal. I'm training a chatbot and I'd (ideally) like it to be able to pick up on ...
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Lead on Corpus of Geographic Locations? [duplicate]

Not sure if this should go here or in the GIS stack exchange, but I was wondering if anyone has a lead on a corpus of geographic locations? City names and coordinate pairs would be ideal, but I'll ...
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Tourist/travel destinations dataset - beaches/zoos/amusement parks/restaurants/shopping(malls/areas)

I am looking for following data: lat/long user rating(or some equivalent measure of popularity) city country for following type of travel destinations: Beaches Zoos Amusement parks Restaurants ...
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Automatically extract road points from a point cloud

My goal is to extract points belonging to a road from a point cloud that has geospatial annotations. I wonder if there exists some openly accessible database/tool with exact coordinates of a road's ...
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GIS Data for Illinois Electric Distribution lines and Substations

I am looking for the Ameren and ComED's distribution lines and distribution substations. They are the 2 largest electrical utilities in Illinois. I know the HLIFD data has Transmission lines and ...
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Where to find datasets for creating carto vl maps?

Is there any way to download example datasets like nyc taxi and origin-destination data? (Like those that show flight paths from and to some cities) I think it'd help me greatly if I could somehow get ...
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Seeking RealTime Data For Traffic Conditions and Management

I have been recently working on a project where we are building a model than can regulate the Traffic (especially heavy trucks maybe , so that we don't have a delay in the parcel delivery due to some ...
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Where to find waterway ships trips data in the Seine river? [duplicate]

I hope my question is specific and clear. The data is needed to develop an ETA module.
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Data for all lakes on Earth?

Is there data available for all lakes on Earth? Even just a list of names would be nice; metadata is also welcome. In this case, a lake is any enclosed body of water with a surface area between some ...
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Seeking data for image fusion of satellite and UAV/ drone data?

I'm new to Remote Sensing and Data Processing, and interested in fusion. Where do I find georeferenced data that can be fused together? It can be either of the following: Satellite image and drone ...