GIS Data

Developing a Land Use Database of the Kanto Region

Developing a Land Use Database of the Kanto Region

Developing a Land Use Database of the Kanto Region, Japan in the 1880’s—Nobusuke Iwasaki (National Institute for Agro-Environmental Science), David Sprague, Naoko Fujita, Ikuhiro Teramoto, Hiroshi Yamaguchi Historical land use records are valuable information for biodiversity protection, disaster management, rural area planning and many other uses. The Rapid Survey Maps (RSM) that were surveyed in the 1880’s (early Meiji Era), ...

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Download Zipcode and Neighborhood Shapefiles

Download Zipcode and Neighborhood Shapefiles

In order to limit our study area to one part of Boston, we’ll download and extract a few more shapefiles. We’ll also look at NHGIS, one of the greatest available online resources for high-quality shapefiles (and attribute) for human geography.

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How to download an orthophoto image

How to download an orthophoto image

This video shows how to access Orthophoto imagery specific for Vancouver Open Data. However, I should mention a lot of data vendors have similar practices, including sources like GeoBase. Vancouver Open Data is unique from most data providers, where it lets you one-click download the whole Vancouver area. That’s quite nice! Thanks Vancouver Open Data for making this option available! ...

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Creation, Analysis, Sharing, and Visualization of Complex Spatiotemporal Data

Spatiotemporal Data

Creation, Analysis, Sharing, and Visualization of Complex Spatiotemporal Data using Free and Open Source Software at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory by Daniel Getman Geospatial data science at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory incorporates a wide range of activities including the creation of large spatiotemporal resource datasets, modeling the technical potential of renewable energy at the national level, web based ...

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