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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Contemporary Geo-referenced ethnic groups in Russia

I need geo-referenced data on ethnic groups specifically in Russia (global data would work fine also as long as it includes Russia). So far I can only find the GREG dataset: http://worldmap.harvard....
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Terrain data for Germany

Hello experienced people!! Being a student, I am in need of free of cost terrain data of Germany which is accurate too. Actually my Task is to get terrain data for smaller size like a plot for a ...
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How to get communes boundaries of Europe?

I am looking for an up-to-date communes administrative boundraries (LAU) of several countries in Europe (France + adjacent countries). I need it to be quite precise (less than 5m), since I intend to ...
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Query regarding download of CNDDB data for the State of California

I would like to inquire about online resources from I could download CNDDB (California Natural Diversity Database) data for the State of California. The CNDDB is basically a repository of California's ...
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Online sources for elevation values and resources distribution

I'm looking for an open database from which I can download, for a selected area, both the elevation map (usually I use this one) and a map of the resources underground (ideally it should be oil or gas)...
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Knife crime in the UK/London

Knife crime is a big issue in London. The recent terrorist attack on Tower bridge is another dramatic example. I'm looking for open data on the location of these crimes in London or the UK. I don't ...
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Trouble finding GIS annual climate data for Spain

I'm trying to get annual mean temperature and annual precipitation for Spain by province. I've tried going through NOAA, AEMET, and a few other resources but I'm having a hard time getting data in a ...
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Manufacturing locations of cotton swabs

I was wondering if the manufacturing locations of cotton swab brands/ companies had been curated. For example where are q-tips manufactured? USA?
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Land cost data of the region Caucasus

I am using the R package 'prioritzr' to identify new possible conservation areas in the lesser caucasus for different species. One main data input to solve the problem is the average land cost per ...
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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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How to interpret geological data for Africa

I am currently working on a project where I need a geological map of Africa for groundwater potential. I have downloaded the Surficial geology of Africa from the U.S. Department of Interior (map URL). ...
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Aggregate Willmott and Matsuura Temperature Climate Data on Country Level

I'm looking for monthly, mean temperature data on the country-level since 1900 (or at least 1950) for which the temperature is weighted according to population density. The common database for the ...
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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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How to Convert https://tangrams.github.io/heightmapper coordinates to decimal latitude longitude

how to convert This: 9.70833/36.7798/-478.5508 to decimal latitude longitude to see this location on google maps https://tangrams.github.io/heightmapper/#9.70833/36.7798/-478.5508 my first question ...
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Writing a query to obtain soil data from lat/lon in USA?

I would like to access soil data by lat/lon. It looks like this is the US soil web service here. However, I am not sure how to set up the query, the Help page should be helpful but is 100's of pages ...
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data from NOAA Magnetic Field Calculators (IGRF) for multiples longitude and latitude spacing

I would like to retrieve data from NOAA Magnetic Field Calculators (IGRF) for multiple locations by using longitude and latitude grid spacing; say every 5 degree latitude and every 10 degree longitude ...
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Seeking open source service for points of interest near by/within airport

Is there open source api for reverse geocoding the restaurants or hospitals near by or within a given airport?
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Taking attribute from multiple points within a set distance

QGIS Question: I have a list of point features each with a unique ID. I need to run a fixed distance buffer on all 70,000 points to establish which points are within a fixed distance of each other ...
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Where would I be able to obtain or purchase GeoJSON data for Manhattan submarkets?

GeoJSON data contains arrays of coordinates that create polylines (like borders). You can find geoJSON data for the 50 U.S. state borders, for example. I would like proper geoJSON data for this: https:...
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How to find the country with the northernmost population?

I became interested in the question of which country has the most people living most northernly. I am posting this question here because I don't know where to find sources for that. I don't mean a ...
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Location of all mountain peaks of the world

I'm looking for something like this page of Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mountains_by_elevation but with coordinates so that I can load the resulting file in a GIS. Does ...
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Acquiring Indian Land Conservation Data

I am working on a project which assesses the potential for energy development in India. Where could I acquire data which shows areas where the Indian government would likely not permit development? I ...
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Seeking lists (in array form) of latitude, longitudes for streets and other places?

I am trying to get an array of latitude and longitudes so that I can test line making on an app. My issue though is finding lists (in form of array) of latitude and longitude. This is an example of ...
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Location-based sleep dataset

I am interested in spatial patterns of sleep quality (e.g. differences between neighbourhoods in the same city, or even streets). Is there any interesting sleep dataset that contains the location? I ...
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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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Looking for DEM, DTM, DSM for northern England

I'm looking for DEM or similar (DSM, DTM) from which to make a slope map to identify suitable paragliding hills in an area of northern England - the Yorkshire Dales. I would like to be able to ...
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Free, Limitless GeoJSON APIs for nation shapes?

I am looking for some API endpoints that return GeoJSON shapes for each nation. I am not interested in downloading shapefiles. I need some lightweight (not super accurate) nation shapes for every ...
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Seeking Population Dataset of provinces in Europe?

I applied the following function of the R Tmap package: library(tmap) data(NLD_muni) NLD_muni$perc_men <- NLD_muni$pop_men / NLD_muni$population * 100 tm_shape(NLD_muni) + tm_polygons("...
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Getting DEM for many small areas located all over world?

I need to calculate the average slope over an area for thousands of polygons with locations all over the globe. The polygon areas are small, less than 1 square kilometer. I have to use a consistent ...
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Seeking 20th Century railroad ( 1900s to Today ) GIS data

I am seeking GIS or geospatial data that has the oldest railroad in the United States, or more specifically in the state of Colorado. Must have come from the beginning of 1900s to present.
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Dragonfly Migration Worldwide

Looking for a dataset that holds sightings of dragonflies worldwide, preferably by species. Should include date and Long/Lat and go back at least 5 years. This could be from multiple sources where ...
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Free GIS data that doesn't require attribution for printing on products

I'm keen to make some products to sell with map graphics printed on them. As these are physical products (eg tshirt etc) I don't want to include the attribution in the design. Is there a good source ...
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Finding zoning GIS maps/shapefiles of US online

I need the classification of residential, commercial and mixed areas of cities in the US as defined by mayor councils. Where can I find the zoning GIS maps/ shapefiles online?
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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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Mobile phone coverage data for Sub - Sahara

Where I can find mobile phone coverage data for Sub-Saharan Africa, 2010 - 2017? The data should be geo-coded. Topic: Mobile phone coverage Location: Sub-Saharan Africa Dates: 2010 - 2017 Format: ...
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Where can I source authoritative Japanese railway lines and stations?

I'm looking for the official spatial datasets (shapefile or other geospatial format) showing Japanese railway lines and stations, including the high-speed Shinkansen and local/metropolitan rail lines. ...
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Seeking a geospatial data of 1908 PLSS?

I am seeking a geospatial data that has the PLSS Public Land Survey System (PLSS) in the United States and I need 1908 one? Thank you
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Realtime or regularly updated gravitational dataset(s) for Earth?

I need access to regularly updated gravitational readings from gravimeters around the globe. Is there any such available dataset?
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Methane emission free satellite imagery for seminar finals?

I am looking for a downloadable satellite imagery that provides methane emission data in the Middle East region (Jordan, Israel, Egypt, Lebanon and Syria). So far I have not been able to find any ...
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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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Location and data of wind turbines

Where can I find a geo-database of wind turbines for electricity/power production, including their location, capacity (max power), construction year, and other details?
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Is there any chance that I can find shapefiles of buildings in Qingdao, China?

We are starting a new research project in China and I've been looking for shapefiles of buildings in Qingdao, China. The closest thing I can find is buildings of Beijing. But I need Qingdao, not ...
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Area size for GADM subdivision 2 areas

On https://biogeo.ucdavis.edu/data/gadm3.6/gadm36_shp.zip you can download administrative areas for the whole world. Each country has several administrative subdivisions (gadm36_0 - gadm36_5), where ...
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Gridded population data by income level

I am looking for a geospatial dataset with population density by income level, ideally spatially disaggregated. so each pixel has the population count or desnity of [0-1$/day],[1-2$/day], [2-4$/day] .....
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Where can I get historical data on monsoon or sea wind?

I am trying to find some GIS historical data on monsoon. I have tried a few places which give data on the weather forecast, temperature, and rainfall. But, I was thinking if there is a better data ...
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Crime statistics for Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador

Who would be the best organisations to contact for historical crime statistics for Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador? These data would preferably be at the highest spatial resolution (e.g. GPS ...
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Seeking IBA shapefile for Denmark?

I am looking for the shapes of important bird areas in Denmark, but cannot find it online. Have made a request to Bird Life, but have not heard from them yet. So, anyone got a copy that they can ...
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Seeking Policy Restrictions Data in London and South East?

I am researching various GIS data sources for London (UK). I was wondering whether anybody can give me pointers of where to get aggregated planning and policy restrictions data i.e. data that shows ...
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Ice Age Glaciers Question

I am looking to find a GIS data about the Ice age glaciers history around the Russia and Alaska area aka Beringa Sea ... Not sure how to find them but does anyone here have the information that can ...
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Canada, USA - fuel stations, grocery stores

I am looking for free data where fuel stations and grocery stores are located in Canada and the USA, that can be exported/downloaded in any format (csv, shp, json, txt, kml, ...). Do you know of any ...