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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Where can I download cities' polygons in Wales and England

Is there a website to download the polygon that illustrates all the cities in Wales, especially Swansea City?
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Where can I get consistent global map data for topology and environmental properties?

I'm a developer trying to procedurally generate a Minecraft map based on the real Earth. I've recently spent a few days looking for Earth data for my generator to use, but I've found very few good ...
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What is the best source for up-to-date postcode locations in the UK?

The UK has unusually detailed postal location codes. There are about 2 million unique postcodes in use at any one time. Each code represents a business or a couple of handfuls of household delivery ...
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Environmental open GIS data for the Caribbean countries

I'm looking around for reliable data sets that cover various environmental and socioeconomic variables for the Caribbean community. The project I'm working on is trying to determine environmental ...
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Database of neighborhood between countries?

Is there a database that I can query for the neighbors of each country? geonames.org has this info, however, it defines neighborhood formally by having a land border. This creates 2 problems: ...
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Standing and seating capacity of clubs, bars and restaurants

I'm looking for a dataset containing the following: Name of the business (I'm mostly interested in clubs, bars and restaurants) if possible along with its location Standing and seating capacity I'm ...
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Legacy/obsolete UK postcodes

I don't expect anyone to be able to answer this, but hope to be proved wrong. Does anyone know if there is a reasonably comprehensive source of old postcode data? I have data going back a few years ...
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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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Looking for spatially referenced aerial photos

I am trying to find a source of spatially referenced aerial photos that can be analyzed with ArcGIS or R. I cannot use Google Earth because I have nothing to georeference it to. I know they are out ...
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Data on charging station for electrical cars

I am currently looking for data sets on charging stations for electrical-powered cars in Berlin, Germany. I checked the Berliner Senat Website but found only this http://fbinter.stadt-berlin.de/fb/...
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Seeking free vector data on road type in Africa

I'm looking for a database on African roads, but I want to know what type of road this is (paved, tarred, and so on) in order to assess not only for the quantity but also for the quality of road ...
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Is there a source for a dataset or WFS of nationwide TIGER Data at the county-level (All Roads)?

If you go to the Census Bureau's website there is a web interface to download Primary, Secondary, and All Roads (FTP link doesn't appear to be working at the moment). The All Roads option is only ...
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Is there a set of data points available to draw an outline of the coast of the British Isles?

I would like to plot a map of the coastline of the British Isles using gnuplot, for which I need a data set of points along the coast. Is this available in csv form, please, or help to convert it to ...
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Boundary coordinates of the states/cities/provinces of germany

I am trying to create a leaflet application. I want state shapes of Germany for a use case of the application. Is there a source where I can get all the boundary coordinates for the states. If not, is ...
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Source of coordinated for very small world globe

I need to make some small world globes on balls, 55 mm in diameter, to illustrate and give away at a talk on map making. I have written a computer program that draws the gores to fit the ball (any ...
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Fleet (Transportration) Dataset

Is anyone aware of any dataset that is about fleet and fleet management? I mean data about a set of vehicles that transport goods or perform some tasks among different centers within a central ...
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Seeking free GIS data for USA equivalent to Swedish General Map?

In Sweden we have "Lantmäteriet" wich is same as "USGS". "Lantmäteriet" have several datasets like "Road-map","General-map", etc. These data-sets contains boundaries, roads, landcover, contour-lines, ...
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what are the best ways to build / scrape an open-sourced data set of a retailer type (e.g. tobacco retailers?)

I'm a public health epidemiologist, and this question has come up in a number of contexts. I've heard tell of people using Google or Yelp for limited uses, but we'd be building state-wide datasets of ...
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USA National Power Grid Regions

I would like the polygons for the USA Western, Eastern and Texas Interconnects as well as their sub-regions. These are illustrated here. Any ideas where I can find shape files for these? I don't ...
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How do I acquire bike network shapefiles for a particular region?

I'm working on a bike project that spans a number of cities in a region. Some of the cities have their existing bike infrastructure available as open data, but not all. Is there a way to extract from ...
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Spatial commodities data global

I'm looking for data on commodities (corn and potato). Tools such as USDA's cropscape are great but lack global cover. I found this dataset, but it is for the year 2000 and not very recent. Are you ...
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Database of all mailing addresses in France, and their coordinates

Where can I find all currently valid mailing addresses in France? As well as the latitude/longitude for each.
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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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Looking for corpus of Geographic Data

I was wondering if anyone has a lead on a corpus of geographic locations? City names and coordinate pairs would be ideal. I'm training a chatbot and I'd (ideally) like it to be able to pick up on ...
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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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Most efficient way to get the Wikidata entity for a city, given as a string

The goal is to get from the string "Lugano", the entity Q7024, knowing that I am searching for Swiss locations, by name in German. So far this is how I do it but it doesn't look very efficient. 1) ...
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Is there a standardized mapping from Olson timezones to 3-letter codes?

Can time zone codes like "EST" be mapped cleanly to Olson time zones like "America/New_York"? If so, is that data openly available anywhere?
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North American housing and real-estate appraisal data

I am trying to perform spatial analysis regarding affordable housing across North American cities. Does anyone know of a source (city, commercial, or other website) which offers real estate or ...
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Elevation data by latitude and longitude for the Grand Canyon

I am looking for elevation data organized by latitude and longitude for the Grand Canyon. I have found USGS elevation data (http://nationalmap.gov/elevation.html), which is in the form of an ESRI ...
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Canadian and USA Administrative Boundary Data Service

I have a list of place names (300+), which are mostly cites and states/provinces in United States and Canada. I would like to get the administrative boundary for them. I know the raw boundary data is ...
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Any open dataset for football stadium coordinates

I'm looking for the stadium coordinates of the teams (at least) that have played the Champions Leage. I found this one that contains teams from Spain, Germany, England, Scotland and France. I'm ...
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Where can I get a shapefile for English Local Education Authorities

I am looking to map some data to local education authorities in england. I've found map examples here: http://schoolswebdirectory.co.uk/maps.php?region=all and https://www.haven.com/download/uk-summer-...
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Seeking high resolution transportation map of North Carolina?

I am trying to find a transportation map of North Carolina with geolocation to overlay into my project. I have gone in circles on the USGS sites and other sources. Can anyone point me in the right ...
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Grocery store sales data in the US

I am looking for a source that would provide sales data for grocery stores in the US or companies that provide such data.
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Precipitation and temperature GIS data for Pacific Basin

I need to know if there is any precipitation and temperature GIS data for these islands. American Samoa Federated States of Micronesia Guam Marshall Islands Northern Mariana Islands Republic of Palau
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A calendar of future EO satellites pass based on location

There are several Earth Observation satellites with known orbit paths and return time. (ex: Landsat 8: 16 days, Sentinel-2: 12 days). Is there a shared calendar or a web-app that shows you future ...
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Texas Parcel Data

Currently, I download any parcel data that I need from the specific county appraisal district for the area that I am working on, or the regional council of governments. The issue is that we spend a ...
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Show areas defined by sets of latitude/longitude

I have a list of casinos. Each casino has: latitude longitude boss (a single boss runs from 1 to 50 casinos) Sample: 40.642 -73.997 Freddy Queens 40.680 -73.985 Freddy Queens 40.697 -73.949 Freddy ...
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Are coordinates of pixel clicked on Google Maps reusable?

Let's say Joe wants to add the coordinates of the Eiffel Tower to OpenStreetMap. Joe opens Google Maps, enters "Eiffel Tower" in the search box. The Eiffel Tower appears at the center of the map. Joe ...
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Fiber (dark or lit) maps and data

I'm looking for any publicly available data on where optical fiber (for Internet connectivity) is physically laid across the US. While there are commercial services that sell some of this data, and ...
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APIs for oil and gas well location/production data?

I've been hunting for something like this but haven't found anything yet: Well location Production for oil and gas. Any ideas?
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Seeking mosaicked global DEM?

I would like to know if there is already available mosaiced* DEM (digital elevation model) raster for the entire globe? On this site, they provide this data from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission ...
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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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Multi-spectral high resolution satellite images for flood events

I'm searching for multi-spectral high resolution satellite images for flood events. I found a database of flood events at the Dartmouth (Colorado) Flood Observatory with dates and approximate ...
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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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Is interactive data in Google Maps accessible?

As we all know, Google aggregates lots of data that is later used in Google Maps. One prominent example is traffic, another is customer frequency. Is there a way (except using web crawlers) to ...
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Looking to add layers of Massachusetts State Senator and State Representatives to map?

Where can I find files of Massachusetts State Senator and State Representatives to add these layers to a map?
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Religious Institution Survey Information

I am after some data to assist in analysing religious bodies to detailed things like: - the frequency of attendance Giving/tithe demographic breakdown location data of the particular church/mosque/...
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Colorado Ski Areas GIS dataset

I am looking for Colorado ski areas in GIS dataset out there that can I download or request them from an individual that worked on them.
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Climate change projections for Europe/Germany

I am searching for climate projection data with the following criteria: covering Western/Central Europe (especially Germany), gridded data would be ideal monthly or at least seasonal (3-months) ...