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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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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Personal information dataset

I am looking for a dummy dataset of personal data with these fields: Name Gender Location Age Does anyone know where I could find something like this?
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Past Lightning (weather) data

I am looking for data about lightning for the state of Colorado. I'd like to get them in geospatial data. I want to display them in point showing them each county especially up in the mountains. I ...
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Assignment file for VTD's to Congressional Districts? (NYS 2010)

I'm working with some data at the 2010 Voting Tabulation District level (like the 2010 Census, Vote, and Enrollment data on this page). I'd like to merge in some information about US House districts, ...
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Data on forest cover (land use) in The Gambia from 2010 or more recent

I am looking for a data set on forest cover in The Gambia that meets the following conditions: a high enough resolution (e.g. 30x30m) a data set (i.e. classified satellite imagery data) on forest ...
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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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Seeking habitat data for UK

I am currently looking to analyse the effects of habitat on animal movement and was wondering whether there is any freely downloadable high resolution (preferably <10m) habitat raster data (e.g. ...
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Seeking US public school serving area boundaries

I am trying to get the serving area for public schools in US. I can get a lot of KML from the census website at https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/tiger-kml.html However, it only has school ...
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2016 Fort McMurray Wildfire Aerial Street Level Images with Exif GIS

In 2016 there was wildfire in Alberta, Canada that damaged property in Fort McMurray. There are many images of damage to neighbourhoods on the internet like the one below. However, I have not been ...
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English queries to GIS systems

I'm building a system that tries to answer geospatial English questions such as "Where is the closest restaurant" or "How many historic sites are in the east of Nantes?". Underlying database is OSM. ...
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Where is ZCTA/CBSA relationship file for 2016?

I am looking for the updated ZCTA to CBSA Relationship files. I can only find one for 2010, but there is a Tiger2016 ZCTA...where is the updated relationship file? Or is there another way to find this ...
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US Urban Areas 15k+ in KML?

Anyone know where I can get a KML of US urban areas with a population of 15k+?
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Spatial Wind Direction/Speed Data

Does anybody know of a source for wind data ~04 - 14 for E. Africa or a larger area. I have looked at a number of sources but have not found anything for these consecutive years.
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Clouds realtime

Is there somewhere free maps of clouds in real time? They should be used for the 3D model of the Earth (must be free of the Earth's surface). I found only this, but there are an uneven stitched (...
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Free heightmap (elevation?) dataset for Kraków, Poland?

Is there a freely available (governmental?) heightmap (=elevation?) dataset for Kraków city (in Poland) with horizontal grid ~5m (or better) and vertical resolution ~ +/- 0.1m? Ideally, it would ...
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Where to host a public KML/GPX/OSM map file? (preview, map links, statistics, conversion)

I have a few KML files that I would like to share with the public. Google suggests hosting them on Google Drive, but I would prefer a platform that offers more map-oriented features. Datahub does not ...
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Are there freely available equivalents to the HUD crosswalk data (zip code to county/census mapping) that go back farther in time?

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development provides crosswalk data sets that map zip codes to Census tracts, counties, etc. and vice versa. Unfortunately these data only go back to 2010, and ...
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Where can I get Tectonic Plate Shape Files

I have downloaded the shape files from here but the shape files will not load correctly in any shape file viewer I have. Does anyone know of any other shape file that contains the tectonic plates?
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Looking for lat/long coordinates of proposed Northern Gateway pipeline route

I'm looking for a list of lat/long coordinates of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline route, which Enbridge (oil company) wants to build in BC. My goal is to build a web app that displays the ...
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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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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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Vector layer of the Jerusalem city line (“הקו העירוני”)

I would like to guide a tour in Jerusalem sometime next week. For the historical and political perspective, I would be happy to show the City Line on a modern Google Map during the tour. I can either ...
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Running statistics from real users

There are plenty of mobile applications where you save the running route you took with some stats like speed, distance, duration etc. Here is an example from one of those apps: So, I tried to google ...
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Up-to-date Global Lake Information and Data

Are there any sources of up to date information about world lakes? I'm interested in both spatial (not necessarily in great detail) and basic non-spatial (such as lake area, volume and maximum depth)...
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Satellite Images on OPeNDAP

I am looking for global satellite images(as recent as possible - say three hours ago) of meteorological data that can be accessed through OPeNDAP protocol i.e. subsetting via latitude, longitude and ...
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Historical land cover (land use) in Central Asia

I would be curious to know if there is GIS data of the historical land cover (land use) in Central Asia? It has to be finer grained than half a (spatial) degree like the DAAC dataset to be useful for ...
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Satellite Images of Earth from low altitude

I am looking for satellite images of the US with a high resolution. I would like the images to be the same resolution as Google maps when all the way zoomed in. Is there open satellite images like ...
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UK Postcode Outcode Border Data Isle of Man and Northern Ireland

I am aware of this as a great source for UK postcode outcode border data as KML. Unfortunately, uk postcode outcode border data for the Isle of Man (IM -> IM1, IM2 ...) and Northern Ireland (BT -> BT1,...
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Datasets that input GPS and output historical time-series

I'm wondering what kind of historical time-series data I can get given GPS coordinates as input. More than anything I'm interested in: Temperature Precipitation Humidity Irradiation I'm largely ...
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Installing GeoJSON preview plugin on CKAN

I've managed to stand up a CKAN instance, and would now like to preview GeoJSON data in CKAN. According to the ckanext-spatial documentation, I don't need to install the full ckanext-spatial package, ...
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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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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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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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Download of big gis data

I'm looking for data that contains lat/longs such as shipping or flight data that I can use for testing some analysis tools. Ideally, I"m looking for 100 million plus records if possible. The data ...
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Where can I find a geographical database?

I need a list of locations in the world, including countries, cities, counties, etc. in order to use these in my social network's location sharing feature. Where can I find a database like that? (...
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Groundwater Basins

Is there a global database available for groundwater basins (Aquifers), similar to gdbd for surface water?
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Building maps using ESRI shapefile

I would like to combine together a couple of ESRI shapefile shared by the city of Toronto. After doing a quick search I found plenty of tutorials to use those file in programming language (R, php, ...
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Free Cadastral Map

I'm writing a theoretical paper on landscape planning. I need a cadastral map to illustrate some things. It could be a map of a real city (doesn't matter in which country or state) or a fictional one (...
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Mapping between Wikidata and Geonames

Where can I find a mapping between Wikidata entities and Geonames entities? Wikidata: GeoNames:
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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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Looking for geospatial .shp files with specific format

While reviewing this piece of work I found out I need a file with a specific format. I don't happen to have those laying around and I wouldn't know where to get one either. I'm looking for a .shp ...
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Seeking gis data or geospatial wildfires

I am looking for information about data that has wildfires in the United States but I am interested more specifically in Colorado. Do not be confuse with the Forest Fires. How or where do I find the ...
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Seeking shapefile of Boston in 1630?

I found this map on Reddit and was curious if anyone knows how it was made. https://www.reddit.com/r/boston/comments/2xu9ix/modern_map_of_boston_compared_to_original_1630/ I think I could make it if ...
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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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Database of lots in Tokyo

I am looking for a dataset of all lots/addresses in the Tokyo Metropolis, or a dataset containing this information that I can process. Japan has an open data portal, but most datasets are (logically) ...
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Simple elevation data for Europe

I have a specific need, which is to do as little coding as possible to transform the dataset that you recommend to a format that our software can use. We want to divide Europe (possibly, later, the ...
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Attacks on refugee homes in Germany

I'm trying to find reliable data on attacks on refugee homes in Germany/Poland in recent years. I know that there were several projects initiated to collect such data, however so far I can't find the ...
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Campground data or maps

I am seeking to get data or map that has campground in the United State but more specifically Colorado. They can be either on the internet, download data, or have maps that done by someone who did the ...
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Does anyone know a public open GPS datasets with labeled visited places (POI) that we can use in research projects?

We are working on outdoor activity recognition and we need to test our approaches using a labeled dataset containing pedestrians' mobility traces. After some research, I have found GeoLife dataset (...
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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.