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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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Automatically extract road points from a point cloud

My goal is to extract points belonging to a road from a point cloud that has geospatial annotations. I wonder if there exists some openly accessible database/tool with exact coordinates of a road's ...
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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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Historic Road Data

I would like to know if there is any data repository that can provide historic road data, starting from 1995 to 2017? The location of the data can be arbitrary, except United Kingdom. Also, I am ...
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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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Stream/River depth GIS shapefile for contiguous United State

I am looking for shapefile of stream/river depth for contiguous United States for my GIS project. NHD does not provide depth information. Could you please recommend me any suggestions? Thanks, Ben
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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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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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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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Heat map of Belgium

Is there a heat map covering Belgium? having enough resolution to be able to differentiate between houses would be ideal. Thank you.
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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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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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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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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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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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Seeking Traffic Analysis Zones (for city of Shenzhen) in computer readable format?

I'm looking for (something like) shapefiles of Traffic Analisys Zones in the city of Shenzhen. If there are several I would like to get most recent, but any would serve the purpose.
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Seeking USA congressional district to county relationship files?

This must be a common enough problem that other users have come across it. I've finagled my way around inconsistencies and dropped observations, but now I'm reaching out to see if anyone knows of a '...
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3D shapefile or pointcloud data for stars/galaxies in observable universe

I have seen animations of the universe / galaxies such as this where the galaxies / clusters are like specks in a 3D / volumetric cloud, which you can zoom into and they get bigger and then zooming ...
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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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NMMAPS availability?

The National Morbidity, Mortality, and Air Pollution Study (NMMAPS) was a large national study of air pollution and health in the United States. The study examined 108 cities spanning the years from ...
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Seeking GIS data (points) for the Giza pyramids including Z-value for the tops of pyramids

I am not even sure if this data is publicly available or not, but I am looking for something like this that has been surveyed with a z value (don't care what vertical datum). It doesn't matter the ...
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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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Historical shapefiles for cities in the United States?

I'm looking for historical shapefiles of city boundaries in the United States, for the time period 1920 - 1950. I know these won't be available for every city, especially small ones, but I'd like as ...
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How to find USA Water Hardness shapefiles?

I want to find USA water hardness shapefiles. I have searched for it from here: https://www.epa.gov/waterdata/waters-geospatial-data-downloads but without success. Is there any good data source from ...
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Census Tracts for Puerto Rico

I'm looking for digital data for Puerto Rico. Specifically census tract shapefiles from the 1990 & 1980 census. TIA
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Apartment locations in Pennsylvania?

I'm working on a project to find apartments within 30 mins of work location. I wish to know all the apartments in Pennsylvania. Where can I get this info from. I checked https://data.pa.gov. But ...
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Satellite, labeled image datasets for multi-temporal semantic segmentation?

In this site there are labeled satellite image datasets for semantic segmentation but those images are not multi-temporal. In this question someone asks for satellite images but again, he doesn't ask ...
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Looking for 0.25x0.25 spatial resolution grid data for land surface temperature/precipitation

I used to work with UDEL grid estimate (look here) data where station values of monthly total raingage-measured precipitation (P) were interpolated to a 0.5 degree by 0.5 degree latitude/longitude ...
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Road shapefiles of Thessaloniki, Greece for years 1991 and 2003?

I want to download the road network for the city of Thessaloniki, Greece for years 1991 and 2003 in shapefile format. Do you know where can I find data for those years?
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Seeking License Fees / Restrictions for MapQuest Light (OSM) Basemap

Can anyone direct me to a link that has the Usage Agreement / Licensing Fees / User Restrictions or metadata for a basemap called MapQuest Light (OSM)? To View the Basemap, it can be found on this ...
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Shapefile or map of Mozambique localidades (localities) administrative boundaries

I am trying to find a shapefile for Mozambique's Level 4 administrative boundaries. These units are known as localidades, or localities, and there are over 1,000 of them. I've tried all the usual ...
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2017 Healthcare Data on Primary Care Service Areas, Availability of Primary Care Providers

I will start by saying I am interested in answering a few specific questions namely: Number of Primary Care Providers per 10,000 persons Percentage of areas with Low Primary Care Physician Supply (...
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Are there open data sets with voter turnout and demographic information for local administrative divisions in Mexico?

I'm looking for data sets with voter turnout data, for both federal and local elections, for small administrative divisions of Mexico, e.g. cities or municipalities. Are such data available? Something ...
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How to download SRTM 30m at once for a country?

How to download SRTM 30m at once for a country? Is there a path/row file like SRTM 90m?
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ISO Country Code for lon/lat 0.5degx0.5deg cells

I have a dataset of Koppen climate classifications for the global land mass on a 0.5degx0.5deg lon/lat grid (simple table giving lon, lat and Koppen class for each of approx 85,000 cells as it has ...
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Seeking Meteorological stations data for Europe, especially Denmark?

Where can I find a geospatial data set of meteorological stations of Europe, preferably in point geometry for Denmark?