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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US Fire Hydrant locations data

I am looking for the location of fire hydrants all over the US.I'm particulalrly interested in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire.
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OS VectorMap Local Layer Definition Files

Would anybody be kind enough to share their QIGS Layer Definition Files for the following OS VectorMap Local layers. SLD file formats would work as well. Alternativly, where do you buy your OS VML ...
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Population data as grid

I'm looking for world/europe/switzerland population data with a grid format. For example, 1km squares and then the population in that gridpoint. I found one source, http://www.diva-gis.org/gdata ...
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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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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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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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Where can I download a raster or shapefile of hillshade of the US?

I need a basemap to show topography or hillshade of the U.S. but I cannot use the internet so none of the web services or basemaps will work. There has to be some way to get simple topography or ...
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Are there any GIS crime datasets open to public?

I am wondering if there is any online resource where GIS crime data are freely available to public. I am interested in shapefiles representing, for instance, neighborhoods, census tracts, location of (...
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Looking for dataset of the coordinates of the UK NUTS Levels

I cannot find the coordinates of the UK NUTS levels. There are resources which tell what the name and the code of NUTS regions are. But they do not provide what are their coordinates! I need a dataset ...
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Coordinates of Icelandic warm/hot springs

Is there a list of warm and hot springs in Iceland, with latitude, longitude, and perhaps temperature (range)? Íslenskar orkurannsóknir (Icelandig Geosurvey) publishes a geologic map (Jarðfræðikort / ...
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Is there a dataset of temperatures in India before 1947?

I am trying to get a dataset of temperatures in India before 1947 - say 100 odd years (before partition). Is there a web-site or some place where I could visualize such data or even have graphs of ...
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Documentation for spatial USAID DDL data

I am engaged in a project, Climate Resilient Ecosystem and Livelihood, where we generated and/or compiled various spatial data (satellite images, ArcGIS featureclasses, spreadhseets, static maps, etc.)...
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Data for vehicle speed and altitude at Nürburgring

Are there any sources of data for driving at Nürburgring. I would like to get location data (like GPS data) including altitude and vehicle speed during a high speed lap.
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Database of shrines in Japan

The number of Shinto shrines in Japan is estimated to be around 100,000. Is there a database describing them or at least a good fraction of them? If possible with the following information: ...
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Why are some tract geometries duplicated in census data?

I have been writing a Python program to analyze the contents of shapefiles from the 2010 U.S. census, and I came across some odd duplication that I cannot explain. For example, in the 2010 shapefile ...
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Geo-coded Russian Cities Data

I need an open source geo-coded dataset for cities in Russia (global data would work fine also as long as it includes Russia). So far the best I've found is the simplemaps dataset which has partial ...
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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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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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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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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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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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High-resolution, hyperspectral satellite imaging?

I am hoping to expand my (biology-focused) research to include satellite data. For this, I'd need satellite imaging that includes multiple values in the visible spectrum (specifically, above 490nm) ...
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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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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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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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Protected left turn traffic signal data

I wonder if there is a dataset of protected left turn (a left-oriented arrow) traffic signal? For example, a GIS dataset of the location of traffic lights that have this signal. I thought this ...
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LIDAR data for Israel

Are there any public sources for LIDAR data for the country of Israel? Searching online has not lead me to find any sources out there.
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How to find address from the Census Blocks Code?

I have Census Blocks Code data (15 digits code) and need to get corresponding street names and addresses in NYC. What is the best source of such information?
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Where can I find historical business address data for specific types of businesses?

I am interested in compiling a database with the address of every operating racetrack casino establishment in the USA, for each year from 1998 to present. This might sound like a difficult task. ...
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GML with geographic information

I'm creating a 2D realistic RTS (Real time strategy game) and I wanted to be able to use real locations as the scenarios for the games. The game will be developed via unreal engine which uses c++. ...
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Any sources for UV light exposure on land for various geographies?

We are looking for daily amounts of UV light falling onto the earth. We have been able to find weather reports through Google BigQuery from the U.S. NOAA's NCDC but they don't appear to track sunshine ...
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Parcel map and/or snow load KMZ?

I'm looking for two KMZ files that I can import into Google Earth: which will show me the parcel outlines will give me local snow load information I need this information for a few counties in ...
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Is there a geo-referenced directory of hospitals, labs, providers and their network affiliations for the US and Canada?

Is there a geo-referenced directory of hospitals, labs, providers and their provider network affiliations for the US and Canada? I would prefer a dataset that has both street address and lat lon, but ...
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Postal codes of China

Where can I find geodata with postal codes of China with an open license (commercial use is allowed)? It may be shp, csv, kml. any geodata.
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UK Rural and Urban Data

I am looking for some reliable and potentially free data the divides the UK into rural, urban etc. sections: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/rural-urban-definition the classification can ...
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Data for water features by state/province

I'm looking for a database of water features (rivers, streams, lakes and ponds) that groups the water feature by state/province.
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Database of bicycle stations in Minato (Tokyo)

Minato (a ward within Tokyo) has started a bicycle sharing service called 港区自転車シェアリング. Where can I find a database of all sharing stations of this service? Requirements: Latitude Longitude Bonus: ...
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Wickes UK stores' postcodes

I'm looking for a spreadsheet of postcodes for Wickes DIY stores in the UK. This is so that I can calculate the distance between customers' postcodes and the stores. Wickes has a store finder page (...
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Expressing restaurant information in RDF/XML

I am extracting a dataset from Wikivoyage's restaurants, and would like to have some feedback, to know how I can improve it before publication. For instance, this Wikivoyage restaurant description in ...
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Seeking 1890 County Shapefiles of Scotland

I am struggling to find the county border shapefiles for Scotland that came into effect in 1890. I keep finding "counties before 1890" when googling. So, the file I'm looking for does not include a ...
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Where could I find road data for counties in the state of Florida

I would like to know about websites from I could download roads data for counties in the State of Florida. I was able to find Tiger shapefiles for each county in every state in the US. However the ...
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Is there an alternative to Google Maps to find GPS coordinates of a place in Germany?

For probably any place on Earth, you can search it in Google Maps, make right-click, pick the option "What's here" and you get GPS coordinates. If I don't want to use Google Maps API, is there an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Full address list for city Radebeul (Germany)

For a city of Radebeul, located in the federal state Saxony in Germany, I am looking for a list with all addresses, something like id | Street | Nr | PLZ | City 1 | Meißner Straße ...

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