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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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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Road surface roughness

Is there some open data about road surface roughness?
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Swiss municipality elevation (altitude)

I am looking for elevation data for Swiss municipalities (Gemeinden). I'd like something simple that can be joined to other data sources, for example, as a CSV, postal_code municipality_name ...
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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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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.
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Nigeria Wards Shapefile

Where can I find GIS Wards data for all of Nigeria? I tried searching everywhere to no avail. Diva GIS only has the LGA layer, and I am looking for the level below that.
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Shapefile or GeoJSON of all Caribbean Islands

I'm looking for a large-scale geospatial data set (or several components that could be merged) that includes all the islands of the Caribbean region. The trick is that as many of the physical ...
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GIS data for Keystone XL Pipeline?

Does anyone know a source for the GIS / spatial dataset of the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline Route?
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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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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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How to find the country with the northernmost population?

I became interested in the question of which country has the most people living most northernly. I am posting this question here because I don't know where to find sources for that. I don't mean a ...
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Seeking free basemaps for offline use in GIS?

Situation: I will be traveling in the next months and therefore, I have created a bunch of geolocated POIs and other layers, such as campgrounds, attractions, hiking trails and so on. I want to use ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Sort results by proximity with the “around” service in Wikidata

With this query, I can get a list of German cities around Berlin, within a radius of 50 km. SELECT ?place ?placeLabel ?location WHERE { wd:Q64 wdt:P625 ?arcLoc . ?place wdt:P31 wd:Q515 . ?...
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Crimes by Block Group for state of Michigan

Is there any crime rate information by Census block group available for Michigan state? Possibly in the for of crime count/amount per block group?
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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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