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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Shapefiles of the Great Wall of China and the Silk Road

I am looking for shapefiles of two Chinese landmarks. Great Wall of China. Format: spatial lines. The sources mentioned in another post are apparently not available anymore. Silk Road. Format: ...
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Address location data for Israel

I am trying to find address location data for Israel - that is, a geospatial point dataset giving a latitude and longitude (or similar in another co-ordinate system) for each address in Israel. I can'...
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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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Is there a database where I can find the postal codes of Portugal as polygons?

I am searching for a file where I can see Portugal's 7-digit postal codes as polygons. Does anybody know of a database or a site where I can find information like that?
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River catchment dataset for the Middle East

I need river catchment spatial data belonging to the Middle East for a research project. It can be any spatial data format(GeoPackage, GeoJSON, Shapefile, CSV with coordinate, KML, etc.). I can easily ...
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Programmatically retrieving VFR/IFR Charts from FAA

I am trying do the following: Subscribe and be alerted when a new version of the VFR and IFR charts are available from the following websites: https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/flight_info/aeronav/...
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speed limits for roads

Shapefiles of roads can be downloaded from the US Census's TIGER database and from local municipalities but what about speed limit data? Like from point A to point B on a given roadway the speed limit ...
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Legacy/obsolete UK postcodes

I don't expect anyone to be able to answer this, but hope to be proved wrong. Does anyone know if there is a reasonably comprehensive source of old postcode data? I have data going back a few years ...
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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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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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Shapefile for Leeds house numbers/ civic numbers?

Is there a shapefile available for Leeds House Numbers/Civic numbers in line with residential population?
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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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Geographic Information Systems Public/free access to GIS data of mapped underground utilities in Metro Manila

I am really new to GIS, but am currently practicing this new skill via QGIS since its opensource. I am trying to make a map that will showcase known underground utilities such as water lines, fiber ...
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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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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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County list of Woodard's American Nations

I've been looking for a list of counties in each "nation" of Woodard's map of American Nations. However, I only found maps of it and certainly as a beginner in the field, I am unable to transform this ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Looking for historical human population density data (USA)

I often work with GPW (Gridded Population of the World) rasters, and I know for the US part they use the housing and population censuses. However of the US census, I have only found census data for ...
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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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How to access the plus-4 zip codes for NY and Boston

I am looking for shapefiles (or, any other GIS format) or csv/excel files on 9-digit Zip codes for the US (NY and MA states), which includes the regular 5-digit zip codes plus the 4-digit courier/...
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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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Is cadastre data for Italy publicly available for download?

I am looking for a website where I may be able to enter the numbers of pieces of land and would be able to find some cadastre data, i.e. at least size of the plot (square meters) possibly shape and ...
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World city database (with longitude, latitude) and population per year

I'm building a visualisation with cities' population around the globe for a website. I found the MaxMind free database that includes most cities around the globe with coordinates and population, which ...
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Georeferenced data on archeological discoveries in Africa

I am looking for any kind of georeferenced data on archeological discoveries (or maybe unsuccessful expeditions) in African countries. Ideally, these would span the last 100 years and identify the ...
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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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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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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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Simple way to get dem, grayscale elevation maps for EU (10m resolution)

I need 10 or 12.5 m spatial resolution dem maps of mountainous areas, precisely grey scale(map with height data) version for use in 3d software. I found geoTiff maps from Copernicus, but they are 25m ...
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Sources of yearly electricity consumption data for India?

I am looking for yearly or monthly electricity consumption data for India for the period 2013-2020. Is there any website that provides these kind of data? The data set should be at the District level ...
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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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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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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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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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Source for historical Argentina aerial WMS

I'm looking for information on an area between Alta Gracia - Córdoba from c. pre-1993 (anything in the 1970s or 1980s will help). Is anyone able to direct me towards any sources of historical aerial ...
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Looking for a DEM elevation model for entire UK - not in tile form

I need to calculate the elevation of 1600 survey plots covering all of the UK - I have these formatted as a point shapefile. I have looked at the OS50 dataset but this is only available as tiles and ...
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Download Point Of Interest (POI) as GIS point layer for the city of Los Angeles, USA

I am looking for free Points Of Interest (POI) GIS data for the city of Los Angeles (LA), USA, for the year 2018. I tried OSM but the file format is .pbf. I was wondering if there is any other website ...
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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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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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Seeking up-to-date shapefile of Sierra Leone

I'm looking for a current map of Sierra Leone provinces (admin 1 level). One province split in 2017, making a total of 5, but I can only find files with 4 provinces. I've checked humdata, DIVA-GIS, ...
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Australian post code/area shapefiles

I'm looking for the Shapefile of the Australian Postcodes/area 4-digits. I would prefer an open source if possible.
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Up-to-date Sweden geolocation of postcode

I am trying to calculate distance between postcode in Sweden. But Sweden is changing post codes every year since 2012, and no an open database is up-to-date. (Source : Here : https://www....
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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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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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