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Data sources for GIS

In this post, I will store [updated] links to different sources of GIS data. This collection may vary according to my works, but it will mainly contain data about EU, UK and Spain.

UK

British Government’s data https://data.gov.uk/

Ordnance Survey Open Data https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/

British Geological Survey. OpenGeoscience http://www.bgs.ac.uk

Scottish Spatial Data Infrastructure https://www.spatialdata.gov.scot

Scottish Natural Heritage https://gateway.snh.gov.uk/natural-spaces/

Edinburgh Council Open Data http://edinburghopendata.info/

Spain

Spanish Government Open Data http://datos.gob.es/es/catalogo

National Center for Geographic Information http://centrodedescargas.cnig.es/CentroDescargas/index.jsp

Junta de Castilla-La Mancha Open Data http://data-castillalamancha.opendata.arcgis.com/

EU

Eurostat GISCO. Administrative boundaries, infrastructure and land cover http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/gisco

Global

UNESCO Institute for Statistics http://data.uis.unesco.org/

Global administrative areas http://www.gadm.org/

University of Pennsylvania international GIS database http://guides.library.upenn.edu/globalgis

USA

Federal government’s open data site https://www.data.gov/open-gov/

 

 

Use of agricultural land. Lagunas de Ruidera (Spain)

Applying machine learning techniques to aerial photography.

The following map illustrates the use of agricultural land in the surroundings of the Parque Natural de las Lagunas de Ruidera, in Castilla-La Mancha, Spain.

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