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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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How to get "historical" shapefile (road, waterways, railways, etc.) of India?

I am interested in looking at future trends in linear developmental activities in India and how they may impact the integrity of wildlife corridors. Basically, I need to do trend analysis over the ...
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Standards for parking restriction spatial data

I'm working with some local governments in Australia to publish parking restriction data. Are there any existing standards to conform to? The kind of data I'm talking about: spatial (one polygon per ...
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Free quad polarization SAR images of San Francisco in bands X and L?

For comparing the results in my scientific article I need quad polarized sample data for San Francisco in bands C(RADARSAT-2), L(probably ALOS-PALSAR) and X(probably TerraSAR-X) Up to now I have ...
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Data on forest production in Europe

I am wondering if there are some GIS (Geographical Information System) resources for finding data on forest production in Europe, e.g. raster data depicting yearly production of beech hard mast (Fagus ...
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Road network data with speed limits

I need road network data of Sweden with the speed limit of each segment of the road. I downloaded it from https://download.geofabrik.de/ but unfortunately, there are a lot of missing values there. Is ...
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Global Historic GIS Data

This is a basic question concerning data availability. I am looking for global historic geo-spatial data covering the past 2,000 or 3,000 years. Variables of interest are biomes, temperature, ...
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Stream/River depth GIS shapefile for contiguous United State

I am looking for a shapefile of stream/river depth for the contiguous United States for my GIS project. NHD does not provide depth information. Could you please recommend me any suggestions?
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Dataset/database for the evolution of world's political entities (countries) along the years?

What would be the most accurate or complete source of data about the boundaries of states or other political entities, at different times in human history ? (In order to represent how the boundaries ...
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Satellite Images on OPeNDAP

I am looking for global satellite images(as recent as possible - say three hours ago) of meteorological data that can be accessed through OPeNDAP protocol i.e. subsetting via latitude, longitude and ...
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Heat map of Belgium

Is there a heat map covering Belgium? having enough resolution to be able to differentiate between houses would be ideal.
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geoJSON for federally recognized tribal lands (US specifically)

I need to represent all federally recognized native land on a map of the western US. I have found the geoJSON file from native-land.ca, and as much as I would love to use this representation, the ...
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Example data set for rho2hat in R

I am preparing a project for spatial statistics seminar that examines how to estimate a point pattern intensity as a function of spatial covariates. I have already covered some data set available in R,...
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Sources of ancient shorelines

Coastlines have fluctuated throughout human history, such as the Persian Gulf, Yellow River delta, etc. Are there any shapefiles of those old shorelines? (Preferably the bronze age)
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Seeking other source of information for road networks to increase precision of shapefiles in Balkans

I am trying to create an infrastructure map for Balkan countries. The thing is that for countries such as Albania, Bosnia - Herzegovina e.tc., the shapefiles from OpenStreetMap http://download....
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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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Free Datasource for DTM in Northwest Russia (Karelia)

I'm looking for a Digital Terrain Model in the Karelia region (Russia) with a spat. resolution about 30m. (Also Contour Lines would be ok) I read an article about the "RuDTM2014" https://www....
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Where one can find historical and\or actual europe shore height data?

So remember Venice floods? I wonder where one can find a record on historical and\or actual Europe shore height data (especially for north Europe)?
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Seeking shapefiles for mapping innovation districts

The Brookings Institution has been promoting Innovation Districts as a useful geographical concept since 2014 (for example here and here). I should think that mapping Innovation Districts precisely ...
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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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Seeking country boundaries shapefile which is pre-1980?

I am looking for a shapefile with the country boundaries as they were when Czechoslovakia existed as a country. Is there any online open source resource where I can find historical country boundary ...
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Historic weather data - With clouds resolution

I'm looking for a dataset that holds hourly/daily cloud coverage rates at different heights. I need the data to a geo reference too, preferably United States data. Any thoughts?
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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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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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Historic spatial extent of Beirut, Lebanon?

I am looking for historic extent data for the city of Beirut, in Lebanon. I would like to show the growth of the city over time, from 1950 to today. The data are to be used in a web visualisation to ...
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Shapefiles for OECD United States Regions?

I'm looking for Shape files that match up with the OECD TL3 US regions. I've tried contacting the OECD but they have not replied. so, i followed the links in the OECD document (below) where they are ...
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Historic data on UK roads 1950-2010

I'm looking for data about roads in the UK. OS Open Roads is a great spatial dataset with detailed shapefiles, but it doesn't contain temporal information. I would like to find a dataset with roads ...
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Iraq IDP/Refugee Camps

Where can I find an updated data set on refugee and internally displaced camps in Iraq? UN OCHA has one from 2014, but it's too old. REACH has one but it holds no geographic information. I'm working ...
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Looking for shapefiles of map of assembly constituencies of India?

I used shapefile from the link: https://github.com/datameet/maps/tree/master/assembly-constituencies to create district and assembly constituency level maps of India. While the district maps look ...
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Geospatial Canadian Socioeconomic Data

I've been working with Canadian statistics data and performing geovisualizations of this data joined to census boundary shapefiles. Most of the data I've been able to join has been at the level of: ...
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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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Open data GeoRSS feeds

I am building a GIS platform for security management purpose. I would need to display POIs that would be geolocated about events occurring on the globe. Do you guys know open data geoRSS feeds ...
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Reliable source for getting free land use map for Ahmedabad city, India?

Could you please help me to find out the land use map for Ahmedabad city, India preferably in GIS format (Shapefile).
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Where are the rich and poor living?

Where to find a raster data set with population density and GDP per capita (global)? Earlier examples use an even distribution of GDP per capita, which makes no sense if you want to compare other ...
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City's Satellite Images over Time?

I'm interested in the landscape change (observed by satellites) for a certain city. I have found some videos where they show a city and how it evolved over the years. My guess was that there are ...
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Animal movement dataset

I am looking for a animal movement dataset with at least 50 animals recorder for at least 100 times all together. I know https://www.movebank.org/node/2 but I didn't find what I need. Can ...
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Privately owned land in Japan

I need to find out if a piece of land is privately owned or not. I probably can go to a public office and find that out. But I'm doing this on a random basis. So it's too complicated. Is there a map/...
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Calculating average relative humidity and wind velocity

My goal is to have a single raster file containing the average relative humidity and wind velocity respectively of the last 11 years i.e. 2012-2022 for a certain region. I have looked through and see ...
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Sources for CBD (Central Business Districts) polygons/ layers

I'm researching layers/ definitions of CBD (Central Business Districts) in different cities worldwide. However, I could only find layers for individual sites, for example CBD San Antonio. There is ...
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Open dataset of urban temperature

I am looking for open dataset of the urban temperature with a spatial resolution of the single building (like the one that can be seen in some site specialized in weather forecasting)
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US Basement Map in Shapefile

I am looking for the shapefile that contains the basement top (depth) for the entire US. I have found a Tiff image, but not the Shapefile. Any recommendations?
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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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Need US federal source for ZIP codes (not ZCTAs) including ZIP code type

I'm looking to locate either a published table or federally hosted API that returns current (and/or past, if available) ZIP codes that includes the ZIP code type (S/P/U/Z/etc). This data must be ...
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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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1918 Bureau of Transportation Statistics North American Transportation Atlas Data?

In 2008 User:NE2 on wikipedia added a bunch of train routes from 1918 to wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri%E2%80%93Kansas%E2%80%93Texas_Railroad#/media/File:Missouri,...
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Downloading Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) GIS data?

I am trying to download road data from the PMGSY/GRRIS website (http://www.pmgsy-grris.nic.in/). While the in-site visualizations are helpful, I wanted to know if there was a way to access the raw ...
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Where do I get hourly temperature data for cities with a high spatial resolution?

I want to do a project with very high spatial resolution temperature data from a city (any city) with very high resolution (<10 m), in an attempt to create an animated 3D microclimate map for that ...
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Possibility for exchanging QGIS project files

Is there a site or "Service" to exchange QGIS project files? Perhaps creation of one would be interesting for others. For example, I have created a complex project for sewer managment. I ...
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Obtain high resolution data for Papua New Guinea-Madang Province (QGIS)

I'm currently working with a dataset of contagious bird illness in Papua New Guinea (specific for the Madang Province) and I would like to plot it in a map and try to run a few models, however all the ...
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Text Dataset for Entity Recognition of personal data

I am looking for a data set to train and set up a personal information masking application. Is there a text data set available with the name, location, bank account numbers, SSN, Name, Ip address etc (...
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Altitude data for european highways

Are there publicly available altitude data for the major european highways? I need the altitudes on the road surface, not in the surrounding area. I believe that the open DEM files (or SRTM data) ...
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