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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Indigenous land shapefiles for world

I am not too sure where there are "tribal" or "indigenous" peoples in every part of the world, but what I am thinking about are: Native American tribal lands in the United States. South American ...
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Datasource with global cities/towns/villages with Englisch names and coordinates

In almost ever GIS project there is the need to map nearby cities and towns, often also small villages in rural areas. Open Street Map (OSM) offers a lot of spatially explicit data including "places" ...
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How to download Road map dataset of previous 20years

I want to download the Road map dataset of the previous 20years. How can I find the data and access that? I prefer Google Road map data.
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What is an effective way to share many geojsons that are a timeseries?

I currently have a long-running scrape that collects geojson data for Zürich bike-sharing. Each file is appended with a timestamp of when it was collected. The file structure doesn't change. What's ...
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Why are some tract geometries duplicated in census data?

I have been writing a Python program to analyze the contents of shapefiles from the 2010 U.S. census, and I came across some odd duplication that I cannot explain. For example, in the 2010 shapefile ...
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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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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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Open data in US which can provide with live traffic?

Is there any open source dataset I can use for my project about live traffic data? So that I can visualize something like shown in this visual-link I found the data in the same domain at this data-...
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Is interactive data in Google Maps accessible?

As we all know, Google aggregates lots of data that is later used in Google Maps. One prominent example is traffic, another is customer frequency. Is there a way (except using web crawlers) to ...
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Data resources for air pollution time series

I am trying to learn some Spatial Data Analysis before applying for a PhD in Environmental Epidemiology and Exposomics (I am a Computational Biologist). Therefore I want to work on a small personal ...
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Seeking polygonal river data complete with river bed width

I am trying to find data for rivers that is not made of simple lines. I need polygon data so that the river bed is fully visible. Is there any global or regional data source?
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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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Background data ski areas

For an assignment I'm trying to visualise a specific ski route. The sample is taken with a gps tracker in Obergurgl & Hoghgurgl, Austria. I am using QGIS for this assignment. I could insert the ...
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Seeking 800M or better resolution Annual Precipitation (at least two different years) raster data for four corner states or the Navajo Nation

I was wondering if anyone on here might know where I can find at least 800 meter or better resolution of Average Annual or Average Monthly Precipitation data, that would cover the 4 corners area (UT, ...
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How do I download a Maharashtra Village Boundary layer .?

How to Download Maharashtra Village Boundary.?
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South Africa inland lakes bathymetry/depth contours

Someone was able to find information or a database on bathymetry/contour lines for inland lakes in South Africa?
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Theewaterskloof Dam Bathymetry

I am trying to find bathymetry for Theewaterskloof Dam, South Africa, in GIS format. Almost any resolution will do. Bathymetry latest before 2000 at least or the latest one is also good. Where can I ...
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Is there any single cohesive shapefile, GeoJSON file or vector tile set of all state upper senate districts?

Is there any single cohesive shapefile, GeoJSON file or vector tile set of all state upper senate districts? I have found this site useful. https://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/geo/shapefiles/index.php ...
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Seeking shapefile (.shp) of Chittagong City Corporation

I need shapefile of the Chittagong city corporation of Bangladesh for my research work. I have searched over the internet but in vain.
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Open access P Band Radar data

Are there any sources for open access P Band radar data? I need it for a single city block in the Middle East, outside United States. The Russian Aist 2D has a P Band SAR on board, but the data seems ...
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Geo-coded Russian Cities Data

I need an open source geo-coded dataset for cities in Russia (global data would work fine also as long as it includes Russia). So far the best I've found is the simplemaps dataset which has partial ...
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Seeking Building Shapefiles in New South Wales, Australia

Is there a website with a comprehensive source for Building Shapefiles in New South Wales, Australia? I have downloaded the Shapefile from here https://download.geofabrik.de/australia-oceania.html ...
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Where can I get a data set containing road length,road type(both) of Delhi,India

I have a dataset that contains latitude, longitude(one pair) and road type of each road of a road network. But I need road length for each road. So how can I get it?
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Is there any public data source for LAS 1.4 or at least point format 4 or above?

I have looked at https://opentopography.org/tags/data. The data I obtained from https://opentopography.org/tags/data was in 1.3. Some one told that it should be available at usgs site but I felt ...
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Seeking 1890 County Shapefiles of Scotland

I am struggling to find the county border shapefiles for Scotland that came into effect in 1890. I keep finding "counties before 1890" when googling. So, the file I'm looking for does not include a ...
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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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Obtaining map of all public space of France

If possible through shapefile format (GIS), I'd like to get a map of all over Metropolitan France showing public space, id est public woodlands, public parks, roads, public lands, etc, owned by the ...
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Searching for a query-able nationwide data source of official german TK25 cartography numbers

I am looking for a single data source containing the so-called TK25 numbers, aka "Messtischblattnummern" (preferrably quarter-TK25). I want to intersect the TK25 data with vector data (e.g., a ...
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Anyone know of any open access satellite/aerial imagery that doesnt need a transformation for use in UK in ArcMAP?

I'd like some satellite imagery (high res a possible but not essential) for use in ArcMAP (10.7) without a transformation. I have high res (to cm scale) survey data to work with, the basic imagery ...
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Georeferenced Köppen climate classification maps

Wikimedia Commons has a large collection of Köppen climate classification maps in its Category:Köppen-Geiger. For example, Russia, Canada, or USA. The formats available on Wikimedia Commons are (...
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Is there a dataset for the flow of people?

Data: I am looking for an anonymised dataset for the flow of people I suppose one may know about it with the cell site or towers. I woul be especifically glad to get geojsons. Context: I am looking ...
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Seeking comprehensive open source for building shapefiles in USA

I am currently looking for a comprehensive source for Building Shapefiles in the USA, particularly New Jersey. I have come across a few websites e.g. geofabrik (http://download.geofabrik.de/north-...
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Flood Plain API

I want to be able to send an address anywhere in the USA and get back flood risk data. FEMA houses flood plain maps. If you give them an address, you just get a map, and you have to look at it to ...
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Where could I find road data for counties in the state of Florida

I would like to know about websites from I could download roads data for counties in the State of Florida. I was able to find Tiger shapefiles for each county in every state in the US. However the ...
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Where can I find sample Lidar data for counties in Florida

I would like to find out where I could download Lidar data for counties in Florida
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Does anyone know where I can find a list of geodetic benchmark locations for all of Canada?

Does anyone know where I can find a list of geodetic benchmark locations for all of Canada? I am looking for a few specific control monuments in Arctic Canada with accurate coordinates
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Historical data of what country a city belongs to over a historical period?

We run a sports history site and occasionally we run into issues where a person was born in Prague, but in 1887, and we wish to display the correct country at the time of their birth rather than at ...
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Data on radio station tower locations in Africa

Hey I am wondering if it exists somewhere a public access dataset or map of radio tower location for African countries. I am interested in towers transmitting signals in AM/FM waves for radio stations....
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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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API to get Wikimedia Commons categories that are near a particular latitude/longitude

I have a coordinate, and I want to know what Commons categories are nearby. For instance, for 40.7576,-73.9857 I would get Category:Times Square and probably Category:Broadway and a few others nearby....
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Aquifers and borehole wells in the UK

I want to be able to plot aquifers and borehole wells in the UK. I need to find out how far each aquifer and borehole well is from surrounding buildings and infrastructure. Is the only way to do this ...
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Swiss municipality elevation (altitude)

I am looking for elevation data for Swiss municipalities (Gemeinden). I'd like something simple that can be joined to other data sources, for example, as a CSV, postal_code municipality_name ...
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Where can I find GIS data of Haiti Earthquake damage from the assessments made in 2010?

Where can I find GIS data of Haiti Earthquake damage from the assessments made in 2010? All sources seem to be dead links or PDF maps with no source data.
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Does anyone have better maps for the east coast of the USA, or the entire USA to use with XASTIR directly?

I have a fresh install of XASTIR running on a Pi 3, but the maps are pretty poor at showing details. Does anyone have any mapps they can share with me for my XASTIR system, that are better than what ...
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World dataset of hospitals

I am looking for a (global) dataset of hospitals: mainly locations, but if possible also names, sizes, number of beds. As far as I can tell, this does not exist yet, but perhaps there are good ...
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Looking for “old” Parish & County Boundary Data set for Queensland, Australia

The latest datasets from QSpatial no longer contain the Parish & County info. It is no longer used in Queensland. I am doing some research into historical mining activities and this dataset would ...
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Seeking boundaries of administrative units of Ireland

I need to download a shapefile with the boundaries (polygon) of the administrative units (localities level) for Ireland. I have searched diva-gis and osm, but they do not have data to that level.
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Is there an alternative to Google Maps to find GPS coordinates of a place in Germany?

For probably any place on Earth, you can search it in Google Maps, make right-click, pick the option "What's here" and you get GPS coordinates. If I don't want to use Google Maps API, is there an ...
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satellite images - whole planet - on premise

I've been tasked with creating a satellite map server for whole planet which is hosted on premise. It needs to be satellite images at a higher resolution than sentinel 2 (https://s2maps.eu/) - You ...
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Is there a place to pull satellite imagery based on latitude and longitude?

Is there a freely available service to call, via API, and pull satellite imagery using latitude and longitude coordinates? Something akin to Google Maps. It doesn't have to the latest image, just a ...

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