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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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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Cell phone user and base station location dataset

Are there any datasets that contain cell phone users and their corresponding base stations location when phone calls were made? It does not have to be exact location, what I am interested in is to ...
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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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Trying to find a shapefile on Hawaii volcano locations

I have downloaded a shapefile of volcanoes all over the world, but when zoomed in to Hawaii, not all of Hawaii's volcanoes are displayed. I have been searching but I can't seem to find a shapefile of ...
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Geographic Information Retrieval dataset

Where can I find some datasets for Geographical Information Retrieval? I tried to search for GeoCLEF, but the whole dataset is no more available. Moreover, some geo-tagget tweets do not usually ...
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Western Canada ShapeFiles (Meridian, Township, Section and Quarter)?

I want to create a TileGrid Map for Western Canada of the 36 "Townships" (where each "Township" has 16 sections). I want to create grid tiles from ShapeFiles/kml/kmz or any other format file. I found ...
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Data about countries and how they are divided into regions/countries/states/etc?

Where can I find a list of all the countries and how they are divided into regions/counties/states/etc? For instance, in India it's states, in Russia it's krai/oblast', in Thailand it's provinces, in ...
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GPS coordinates dataset of wandering people or tourists

I would like to use a dataset of GPS coordinates (with time if available) of people (preferable tourists) visiting places in a city. I would like to use it to compute a map layer with the intensities ...
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Does anyone know if/ where I can download shapefiles for bus routes in Cardiff?

Had a look on OSM and various sources on google, however, there does not appear to be any obvious websites. I specially want the number 52 bus route for this current task but if there is a general ...
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France communes shapefiles

Where can I find a free dataset of all the shapefiles of boundaries of France "communes" administrative divisions?
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Where can I download a raster with the elevation data of the whole US?

I know about USGS and USDA have DEM files but they are in small blocks, and I need the whole country. The closest that I've been with solving this is finding this website that contains all the files ...
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Data on Lightning Times and Location

I am looking for data on lighting strikes, time and location between 2014 and 2015. There is a similar request regarding lighting densities in colorado. I'd need worldwide (or at least Africa-wide) ...
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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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City boundary for Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Where can I find data for the boundary of Fort Lauderdale, Florida? I'd like to load the data into carto.com to create a map. I looked on their gis website, but I couldn't find an outline of the city ...
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Agriculture shapefiles and additional GIS data for Australia

I am searching for agriculture shapefiles and additional GIS data for Australia to save them in a PostGIS database. More specific I need these data for mountains and their paths, climatic zones etc. ...
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Polygons for Irish Counties

I wish to produce a set of 32 polygons for each county on the island of Ireland. I found shapefiles here of all 32 counties: https://www.townlands.ie/page/download/ The problem is that there are no ...
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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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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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Free Map matching benchmark data

I have my own map matching algorithm and I want to compare it's accuracy to some other algorithms. Is there a free trace dataset that has a confirmed match for each trace (ground truth), so I can ...
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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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Looking for HDR raw data or high frame rate data, preferrably from satelites

I'm working on an algorithm to enhance camera resolution. Ideally the scene is static between the frames, and I need minimally the raw files that go into HDR images, or high frame rate data (the ...
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Underground Infrastructure Data

I am in Brisbane, Australia and am looking for GIS data relating to underground services (such as buried water mains, power lines, gas lines, etc). Any advice on where I might find some of this ...
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Seeking 2010 County Shapefile for China?

I have been researching frantically for the China 2010 dataset for county boundaries. I went through quite a few sources: China Data Center - Can't afford it GADM.org - Not verfiable for date This ...
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Where can I get a vector file (or WMS) showing field boundries on the UK?

I am looking for vector data outlining the agricultural field boundaries in the UK (Specifically Scotland, England and Wales). I have tried all sources of open source data I can find and looked at ...
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Business Location Test Data

I'm working through a book that deals with MEAN applications... and in the book it deals with geo-spatial data and creates a Review for Businesses (Think: Yelp. Look for businesses close to a location ...
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Seeking globally available road data for medium-scaled maps (1:200.000)

I am seeking open data of roads for medium scaled maps (1:200.000, 1:500.000 up to 1:1.000.000). For the whole world, at least Indonesia and Africa. I know I could use OSM streets and somehow ...
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Global map of soil pore water salinity?

I am looking for spatially continuous data on soil salinity along coastlines. My guess is that this data does not exist, but figured I'd check here in case anyone seems to know of any. I need the data ...
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Cadastral data of Spain and Italy

I'm looking for cadastral geodata of Italy and Spain, especially for agricultural areas, countrywide. I found files for other European countries like the Czech Republic, Austria and France, but I can'...
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Polygonal Shapefiles for US Colleges/Universities

where can I find a shape file for college and universities that includes their POLYGONS rather than a POINT/lat long for the US? I'm currently using tl_2015_01_arealm however it only contains 2,972 ...
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Seeking shapefile of forest cover in Paraguay?

I am looking for a shapefile of the remaining forest cover in Paraguay. I am struggling to find an up to date file. Is there anywhere that has this information open access?
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Seeking Irish PostAim (151) AnPost boundaries?

I’m trying to source a shapefile or equivalent for the postal (sorting offices) in Ireland. The boundaries are used in the SortIt AnPost online tool to sort mail but I can’t seem to find them for ...
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Sudan Shapefiles (2008)

Does anyone know if the shapefiles for Sudan, which correspond to the 2008 census enumeration areas are available for download?
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Groundwater Levels for UK

I'm trying to find some open source data for groundwater levels measured from boreholes. The ideal geographic span would be the UK but if it was only England that wouldn't be such a big loss. I've ...
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Global country based raster

I am looking for a raster in WGS84 where all the countries in the world are available. This raster, in principle, should change the resolution of the pixel at the equator or the poles. The resolution ...
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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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How to differentiate between city and non-city in city databases?

I am trying to find a population database of cities of whole world, no towns, no villages, only cities. I tried various data sources discussed here including following Database of cities with ...
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Bahamas Digital Elevation Model

Does anyone know where I can find a digital elevation model for the Bahamas? North Bimini specifically? I'm looking to model the topography in ArcGIS. Thank you in advance.
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Agricultural crops data on field level, Europe

I am looking for data sets describing agricultural field crop data across Europe. I have already found: The RPG data set (France) which describes majority crops for each field. The CEH Land Cover ...
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Is there a GIS layer file for the USGS Quad Boundaries in NAD27 coordinate system?

USGS topographic maps currently use the NAD83 coordinate system and all the layer files for the quad boundaries I can find do too. I'm wondering if there exists a nationwide GIS layer for the ...
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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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Functional urban areas in the UK

I want to perform an analysis on urban areas in the UK. As, indeed, urban areas can be defined in multiple ways, I would like to rely on some well-accepted definitions and polygons. I found this EU ...
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Mass Distribution of common household objects around their volume

Where can I find a list of household objects, together with their typical shape, mass, and (if possible moment) of inertia about some axis - preferably in an SDF-like format? Examples: furniture: ...
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What are commonly used ontologies for spatial relations with terms like “delimit”?

Currently, on Wikidata there is an open proposal to have a projecty about delimit which is supposed to have the meaning of "Walls of Jerusalem delimit Old City of Jerusalem". For good ...
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Nesting zones in Canada

Looking for spatial data for bird nesting zones in Canada: Taken from General nesting periods of migratory birds
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Invasive Plant Species Data

Where can I find invasive plant species data? I'm looking for GIS point data with the locations of the invasive plant species specifically. Not limited to one particular area or invasive plant species,...
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How to find information about buildings using specific addresses?

As indicated in the question, I am looking for all kind of information about buildings in Switzerland, preferably using an API. This could include information like whether a restaurant or a bank is ...
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How to get account for IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library

I am trying to download precipitation data from the IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library maproom, but they ask for a log in password. Any idea how to register for this website?
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Looking for GIS topographic data of Bogota, Colombia, with elevation contour lines

I'm looking for the GIS data to create a topographic map of Bogota, Colombia; specifically, we want to get the elevation contour lines, and export that layer to CAD. If anyone knows of any free ...
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2000 Census Population by Block

I'm trying to get population data from the 2000 Census at the block level for the state of Colorado. This can either be as a shapefile or as a table along with a shapefile containing the 2000 block ...
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Sidewalk accessibility mapping in California

I'm looking for a data-driven way to virtually assess accessibility of sidewalks in California, particularly in the Bay Area. Basically, any tools that would help with estimating a 'walkscore' type of ...