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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Ireland Eire Lidar DTM or DEM Data

I am trying to find Ireland/Eire Lidar data, at approx 2m resolution, for Digital Elevation Models or Digital Terrain Models. The Ordnance Survey have image files that are close, but these use a ...
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Data on agriculture in GeoTIFF or Vector format to be able to use over the map in a GIS project

I am looking for certain data for a GIS project as follows if you can help me with a free or paid source: Soil data (soil chemical composition) to a specific region of the globe. The location of the ...
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Elevation/LiDAR/DTM Data with resolution less than 5m for Cheshire UK

I'm trying to find some elevation data - either LiDAR, elevation or DTM - for the UK, specifically in Cheshire. I am a University student, so have access to gov data and other databases. I currently ...
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Time zones and country ISO codes

I am looking for a simple CSV with the list of country names, country ISO codes, city, time zone UTC and DST... It seems simple, but I am struggling to find it. Any advice/help would be very much ...
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Where can I find geological maps for countries from Africa?

I am interested in geological maps for multiple African countries: Egypt, Sudan, and Ivory Coast. Is there any geoportal available for Africa, something similar to geokniga or vsegei, but for Arican ...
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Seeking shapefile of Districts Cyprus in vector format

Where do I find the shapefile of Cyprus communities? I am referring to the small black polygons that made the districts - Famagusta, Kyrenia, Larnaca, Limassol, Nicosia and Paphos in the picture below....
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Updated and Cleaned World Railroads Data

Does anybody have the updated and cleaned and connected world railroads network? In a way that could be used for routing.
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Where can I find a database of hotel property locations?

Looking for an open database of lat/long co-ordinates for hotels. I am aware of sites like Factual.com but I'm looking for something more open.
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GIS Data: French Colonial Cercles

Cercles and districts were administrative units in French colonial Africa. I am looking for GIS data on their boundaries. Hints on where to find adequate digitizable historic maps on those ...
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Seeking free georeferenced databases

Could you help me to find free georeferenced databases for study purpose? For example, database with georeferenced data about soil chemestry (N-P-K, Calcium, Magnesium...), soil physics (Soil Density),...
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Airport / airline data from all over the world

Where can I get a database with airports and possible with (available / closed) runways from all over the world? I am looking for airlines and contact info of managers in decision-making positions at ...
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Public domain worldmap image showing Exclusive Economic Zones (water around islands etc)

I am looking for a public domain version of this image: Requirements: Raster or vector image (PNG, TIFF, SVG, etc) Public domain (or MIT license, CC0) Shows Exclusive Economic Zones of each country ...
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Well-Known Text format (WKT) country dataset

Is there a dataset free online that I can download to get the country coordinates (polygons) in WKT format? I cannot find it anywhere. I would like a dataset that includes both the country name and ...
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Systemic Crosswalks within Healthcare/Pharmaceuticals?

There are a wide variety of UIDs within the healthcare sphere: NPI and DEA being the public ones and HIN being a semi-proprietary one. There are also quite a few general locational UIDs like GLN and ...
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Shapefiles of 20th Century British Railways

I'm looking for shapefiles of the British railway network from any time between 1900 and 1970 (before many of the railways were closed). There are many historical GIS sites (such as GBHGIS and Vision ...
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Seeking polygonal river data complete with river bed width

I am trying to find data of rivers that are not made of simple lines. I need polygon data so that the river bed is visible. Is there any global or regional data source?
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Germany Transmission Network

Is there any source to find the high voltage (110kV and above) substation and transmission network for Germany. I have tried contacting the Transmission System Operators but have only got generic ...
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Availability of location-based sleep datasets?

I am interested in spatial patterns of sleep quality (e.g. differences between neighborhoods in the same city, or even streets). Is there any interesting sleep dataset that contains the location? I am ...
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Database/API for average temperature, humidity or biomes

I'm building an little game based on Google Maps. Therefore I need an API, database, whatever where I can query for the average temperature, humidity or even better biome of a certain geolocation. Is ...
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Seeking global metropolitan areas geospatial dataset

I am looking for a current, global vector dataset of metropolitan areas. The US Census Bureau has what I am after, though only for the USA. I also see that Natural Earth has an Urban Areas dataset, ...
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Geogratis and Open Government Licence - Canada

I'm trying to understand what (if any) attributions I need to do when using the Geogratis API. I didn't find any license other than their TOS (which I don't think applies here). Searching for ...
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Crosswalk from US Census Block to Congressional District

The Census geographic hierarchy diagram indicates that Congressional Districts are built from Census Blocks. However, I don't see any crosswalks from blocks to congressional districts on the Census ...
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historical annual average temperature by country (with data after 2016)

has anyone come across a data set of all countries with historical average annual temperatures? The World Bank provided exactly this (see here), but has not updated it after 2016 - I would like to ...
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Where can I find Historical GIS datasets?

I've been looking for a while for Historical GIS datasets. In a lot of places (also in answers here at StackExchange), people are referring to a great dataset at ThinkQuest, which contains detailed ...
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Dataset of lines at n miles from the coast

I'm using Folium to generate some interactive maps with ocean data. One of the restrictions I am facing is that the objects, I plot has to be at-least at 5, 6, .., n miles from the coast, hence I am ...
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National Congressional Districts vector tileset

Is there a vector tile set available online somewhere of US national congressional districts? I have been downloading shapefiles from the US Census bureau's shapefile repository, converting these to ...
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USGS 3DEP DEM, what is an AWS "Staged Product"? Can I access "Staged Product" data over S3?

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) has available as part of the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) a 1-arcsecond Digital Elevation Model (DEM) of the conterminous United States (CONUS) — see 3DEP DEM....
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What are the known standards to map country names to super regions APAC, EMEA, and AMER?

I am looking for country-superregion mapping for the following super regions: APAC = Asia Pacific EMEA = Europe, Middle-East and Africa AMER = North, Central and South America So far I have only ...
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Downloading sectorwise classification map and data of India

Can you suggest where I can download the exact data and map of the sectorwise (industrial, commercial, residential, agricultural, and forest) land use patterns of India? Is this available on the ...
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Downloading LIDAR from The National Map

I have found the .las file I'm looking for of Mill Basin, Brooklyn, NYC... USGS Lidar Point Cloud NY CMPG 2013 18TWK910955 LAS 2015. I navigate to the area of interest, create my bounding box, search ...
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Need top 1000 city names in Ukraine in English, Ukrainian, and Russian

I'm working on a project to track Russian troop movements in the Ukraine with a large group of people. I'm tasked with internationalizing the data. We need a list of the top 1,000 cities in Ukraine ...
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Spanish Cadastre Owner

I have done a few researches about the spanish cadastre. I found the incredible QGIS plug-in "Spanish Inspire Catastral Downloader" which allows to retrieve the parcels. I am now asking if ...
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Open source SAR data for the year 1999-2001 over India

where I can get Radarsat-1 data for 1999-2001 over Indian region(open for download)? or can anyone suggest me SAR dataset for the above mentioned year and location which can be downloaded free of cost....
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What kind of alternatives to Google staticmap exist?

I need to get a bunch (>100.000) of static satellite images around a specific spot. The way I do it now is simple: I send a request with longitude and latitude to Google staticmap API, like that: ...
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searching for clouds (in the sky) images big dataset

I'm looking for a big dataset of clouds (in the sky) ground based images. i need tens of thousands of images. It is important that the images will be ground based and not from satellite/ flights. I'...
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Where can I find free and accurate Parcel data for counties in the US

I would like to know if it would be possible to find Parcel boundaries for counties in the US through Open Source resources (free). I am particularly interested in parcels for counties in the state of ...
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Trying to find historical building footprints or centroids

I'm currently doing a research project analyzing how cities evolve over time and were wondering if there were any good online databases for finding historical building footprints. I've been looking ...
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Just need a lo-res & 8-bit depth elevation map either real or fictional (BMP?)

I am a software developer working on a strategy game in my spare time as a hobby. I still have very little knowledge of and experience with Geographic Information Systems and the different file ...
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Open data with GIS locations of bombing or artillery attacks in Ukraine

I was wondering if anyone know of a dataset that is tracking the GIS locations of the bombing and artillery attacks in Ukraine? I was particularly interested in Kiev or Kharkiv regions, but I will ...
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St Michael's cave in Gibraltar

St Michael's cave in Gibraltar Unesco World Heritage site I would like to know how a new world heritage site is updated in the Unesco world heritage sites repository? Can the St.Michael's Cave in ...
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Where to find USA river drainage data as shapefile in R

I'm looking for a shapefile of all major river drainages in the USA. Something similar to this in R: Specifically, I need the Arizona/New Mexico boundaries but probably could zoom in from the US ...
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Looking for weekly death data by State/County/City

I'm looking for up to date weekly death rates in first the US (ideally EU and East Asia sources would be great too) that is tracked at a city/county level (implying state level as well). Something ...
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Text Dataset for Entity Recognition of personal data

I am looking for a data set to train and set a personal information masking application. Is there a text data set available with name, location, bank account numbers, SSN, Name, Ip address etc (either ...
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High Resolution Digital Elevation Model for recent years

Where do I find SRTM or sentinel's high resolution DEMs for recent years? USGS is only giving the data till 2014, and I need at least for 2019. I've even tried sentinel hub but the cloud cover is too ...
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Open place names and geographic coordinates?

Is geonames the best data source for finding geographic place names for every place on earth? Or is there any open data that comes closer to the level of Google or Apple maps? Just looking for place ...
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Seeking Geodata on German Roads

I am looking for a free datasource (or a possibility to extract that data from OpenStreetMap) on Germany`s roads. I need this data for the purpose of routing/ calculating the travel distance between ...
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Shapefile of Portugal 4 digit Postal codes

I'm looking for shapefiles that contain Portugal 4 digits postal codes polygons Are there any open-source or public resources where I can obtain these files?
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2020 census block shape files

We noticed that the number of census blocks (shape files) in Texas is significantly lower in 2020 vs the 2010 datasets. Here are the two sources/URLs we are using: 2010 ftp://ftp2.census.gov/geo/tiger/...
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Download list of the name of every country in Western languages

I am looking for a list of all (say 220) countries in all Western languages. At the very least, all 24 official EU languages. so that's a 220x24 or so table. So it should look something like: EN ...
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Does Google Maps Places API contain data on when entry was created

I am doing academic research on certain types of businesses. I already have address and longitude / latitude data from a different source. However, for my research an important piece of information is ...

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