GIS Data

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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Adding Location and Geospatial Analytics to Big Data Analytics

Adding Location and Geospatial Analytics to Big Data Analytics

When people analyze a problem, they often include location at the core of the analysis. Location and spatial context, combined with geographical knowledge, can make the biggest difference in understanding a problem and analyzing it in a more meaningful way. In this session, we show how Amazon EMR can be used with location and geospatial analytics, and how the Amazon ...

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