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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Seeking data for spatial interpolation

Can someone point me to a Kriging dataset? If it is a natural data, it would be very great! (Such as rainfall, porosity, soil-density, atmosphere-concentration, etc. ), temperature observations. Or if ...
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Shapefile of Russian forest zones

I want to download a shapefile of forests in Russia by forests zone. Ideally a joint shapefile of forests and Russian administrative regions. Can you give me a link to it?
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Where I can get the full list of San Francisco Bay Area Tech Companies?

There already a SiliconValleyMap, but I want to create a San Francisco Bay Area Tech Companies Map. Where I can find the company list?
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DRASTIC Method - Dataset

Data: I need a dataset including 7 layers to conduct the DRASTIC method as part of a master research. These 7 Layers include: Depth to water layer Recharge map Aquifer Media type Soil map Impact of ...
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How to download an online ArcGIS Feature Layer without an ArcGIS license?

On ArcGIS.com, there are many thousands of vector layers available as "Feature Layers." For example, Active_Volcanos_WFS. Access to Feature Layer is provided in the following ways: View it online in ...
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Where can I find grid file of the Netherlands for R

I'm looking for a grid file (ideally 5x5 km) of the Netherlands, because I want to do kriging interpolation in R. Where can I find that?
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Where to find Norwegians waterlines and water bodies shp?

I am searching for a shapefile containing waterbodies and waterlines (rivers, etc.) in Norway, ideally at scale 1:50 000. I have found a great resource of topographic map here: https://kartkatalog....
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Utility network spatial data of any kind, anywhere

I am looking to find as many sources for utility network datasets as possible. Most preferable would be some that are at the city/town scale. This could be anything from water to electricty to gas to ...
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Sewer and Water GIS Data

Is there such thing as a national or statewide GIS data set for existing sewer and water lines?
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Seeking US PLSS GIS data: Township Range Section

Question: I have struggled to find a good/verifiable source for high quality PLSS data (USA Public Land Survey System). BLM publishes a national PLSS dataset, but in my experience working with it, ...
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Seeking a recommendation for an elevation or altitude site

What is a good website to find an elevation or altitude ? Must be able to upload my kml/kmz to the site for review . Must have Latitude, Longitude and elevation or altitude I have personally used ...
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Open GIS data for SE Asia - Political and Administrative Polygons

I am looking for city and neighboorhood level (and other administrative divisions) data for as many countries in SE Asia as possible. It must be free to access and use. Trusted/official data is ...
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Is there an API to get the legality of alcohol (or legal drinking age) by geo location?

I need to make sure alcohol isn't advertised to underage users or in countries / regions where alcohol is illegal. Ideally using MaxMind geo codes but I'm sure I could map from any geo system.
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Historic weather data - With clouds resolution

Im looking for a dataset that holds hourly/daily clouds coverage rates at different heights. I need the data to a geo reference too, preferably United States data. Any thoughts? Thanks
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Subsea Pipeline Data for the North Sea

I have been looking for a vector file containing sub sea pipeline data in the North Sea, without much success. Any hints? (I have to be clear, pipelines only -no cables-)
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Funding resources for GIS Open Data creation?

The gist: I have been doing some historical map research for a recent project, which led me to discover a very cool folio of high-quality surveyor maps of the Mississippi River from the 1880s. ...
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Separate Continent Shapefiles

I am looking for polygon shapefiles of 7 continents available separately (Africa, South America,North America,Asia,Australia,Antarctica,Greenland). I have got single polygon shapefile for all the ...
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How to get the birds daily observations data from different stations of any region

I searched many websites and I cannot get the correct solution. If anyone have the answer, can share with me.
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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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Where to find 3D building footprint covering all USA?

Does anyone know where I can find a complete vectorial database of the 3D building footprints (x, y, z or building height) of the USA? At a cost or free. Thank you
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How to connect to States from the shape file?

I have a spatial file of the congressional districts of the US, however, the states are numbered in an unknown form. I have searched through all the other files but have found no key or description of ...
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Newfoundland Geospatial data source

I am looking for a source of geospatial data for Newfoundland, Canada comparable to Land Information Ontario (LIO) in Ontario. We are in need of mapping at scales 1:20000 (metric) and larger scales ...
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Where can I find land utilisation data

I need to find a database describing the land use for a given latitude and longitude. Examples of land use types: farming lands, urban areas etc.
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Kazakhstan hydro datasets

I am looking for river and lake data-sets for Kazakhstan region. I have already got data from osm_geofabriks. Are there any other sites which will offer me data-sets?? The format of the data-set can ...
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Seeking topographical data for northern Taiwan to make sense of peak-to-peak photos in 3D?

I've been hiking in the mountains around the Taipei/Keelung area for years and have lots of photos of distant peaks from other peaks. I'd like to build a 3D surface mesh of the topography so I can ...
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Is digital Ortophoto of Hungary publicly available?

It's quick and easy question regarding available WMS services in Hungary. I'm searching available Ortophoto or topographic images for Hungary but without any luck. I must say that I'm having ...
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Seeking Commuting Zones (1990) shapefile?

I am hoping to have a shapefile for commuting zones (CZ) for the year 1990 to use in ArcGIS. Where can I obtain this data? USDA ERS provides commuting zones and labor market areas for 1990, but it ...
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Is there a central source for real estate shape files for across the US?

Is there a central source for shape files for real estate across the US. Most counties will provide shape files via the county appraisal district. But there are over 3,000 to request.
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Location (lat, long) of cell towers across the USA

Does anyone know of any complete database of cell tower locations with the following information? Lat, long of cell tower MCC, MNC, LAC, Cell ID Range Signal strength I have checked out the data from ...
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School Boundary

I need to find individual school boundaries (primary for the State of California). There are maybe 2 or 3 similar questions to this one (here and GIS exchange), but no answer down to the single ...
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Data dump of ZIP codes to Carrier Route IDs and the centroid (lat/long.) of the Carrier Route

I am trying to find an open database (or cheap commercial) that I can download; perhaps a CSV that would have all centroids of carrier routes for a ZIP code. There are roughly fifteen Carrier Routes ...
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Looking for Spatio-temporal Datasets

A spatio-temporal dataset is a dataset which contains latitude/longitude and also time variables. I got a spatio-temporal dataset on this site. The dataset contains 1077 rows of data. The problem is, ...
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USA Southern Border Vehicular and Pedestrian Obstacles

Is there a GIS source that contains the location and type of obstacles along the USA Southern border? Additional meta data would be great as well; when it was install, dimensions, materials, number ...
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Canonical form for romanizations of Arabic town names in Syria

Is there a Python package or database source which would allow me to go from various romanizations of Arabic town names in Syria and Iraq to a canonical romanization? Here is an example where the ...
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Seeking Dominion Land Survey data (for Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba) to overlay in Google Earth?

I am new to this type of work, and thought that it would not be at all difficult to find a repository of DLS data (as a .kmz, .shp, etc. file) depicting township, range, and section boundaries that I ...
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Leipzig Districts and Parts of Districts in GIS-format

For a city of Leipzig (in Germany) I am looking for City Districts and Parts of City Districts in geospatial vector data format, that can be later loaded into GIS software, e.g. shapefiles, KML, ...
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Determining time zone and daylight savings time from latitude and longitude?

I have about 5,000 weather stations with its' lat, lon coordinates. I would like to determine which Time Zone they fit into and whether they observe daylight savings time. The sample of data looks ...
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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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is there a creative commons collection of country maps in svg format with corresponding country code

For a little hobby project am looking for a collection of svg files of maps of all countries in the world separately with the country codes included in the svg or filename. It would have a structure ...
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Road network data for Pakistan

I am trying to make a detailed map of roads in Pakistan road. I have already used sources like OSM, DivaGIS, but they don't give me enough detail (amount of point, polyline and polygon features). Can ...
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Topographic map data for countries

I am looking to create a d3 powered topographic map of a handful of countries. Topographical features across entire countries can be intricate and plotting them can be resource-intensive, because we ...
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What do dashed and solid brown lines mean in open street map?

I am talking about the dashed and solid brown line you can see here (live OSM version): For the dash brown line, according to the legend it means "track". For the solid brown line, I can't even find ...
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Is there a dataset for historical US towns and roads?

I need to map US settlements/towns/cities from colonial times through roughly 1900, for example Bath, NC founded 1705 at lat/lon. The minimal data I'm looking for would contain: Name of town or ...
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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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London Fare Zones spatial data

Does anyone know if the London Fare Zones are available as a spatial data set? An example of a spatial data set would be: Shapefile KML GeoJSON
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Historical data on forests and land use in the United Kingdom [closed]

EDIT: I have posted this question to the history.SE after a discussion on that site's meta. Are there any sources of historical land use/land cover data for the United Kingdom? I'm specifically ...
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Seeking vector file of extent of flood plain of 2010 Pakistan Floods?

I am looking to locate a shapefile or any vector file that can be used for analysis I am conducting of change in size of cropland in the Punjab region of Pakistan. The file of interest would reflect ...
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Looking for shape files for major museums in the US.

I have found some individual cities' data but not somewhat comprehensive country wide data. It doesn't have to be perfect, but it would be nice to have most major museums.
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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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Common but out-of-the-ordinary file formats

I am wondering what some file formats are that are out of the scope of "normal" file formats you typically find on the web. The "normal" file formats I'm not considering in this post are: Image ...