Data themes are available in three levels of detail. For each scale, themes are listed on Cultural, Physical, and Raster category pages. Stay up to date! Know when a new version of Natural Earth is released by subscribing to our announcement list. Overwhelmed? The Natural Earth quick start kit (227 mb) provides a small sample of Natural Earth themes styled in an ArcMap .MXD document and in a QGIS document. Natural Earth is the creation of many volunteers and is supported by NACIS. Large scale data, 1:10m Cultural Physical Raster The most detailed. 1:10,000,000 1″ = 158 miles 1 cm = 100 km Medium scale data, 1:50m Cultural Physical Raster Suitable for making zoomed-out maps of countries and regions. 1:50,000,000 1″ = 790 miles 1 cm = 500 km Small scale data, 1:110m Cultural Physical Suitable for schematic maps of the world on a postcard or as a small locator globe.
Free GIS Datasets - Categorised ListOpenStreetMapDataAre you tired of ho-hum cartography advice?European Environment Agency - GIS Data and MapsThe pan-European High-Resolution Vegetation Phenology and Productivity product suite (HR-VPP) are provided at a high spatial resolution (10 m x 10 m) with a high repeat frequency. They are derived from the optical Sentinel-2 constellation data (Sentinel-2A and Sentinel-2B) with a revisit time of 5 days. They are generated over the entire EEA39 region (33 member countries and 6 cooperating countries) from January 1 2017 onwards, with a daily, 10-daily and yearly frequency (see below). The HR-VPP product suite contains 3 product groups, 31 product types, 1522 files and more than 900.000 tiles per year, which totals more than 80 Terra Bytes of data, per year. The figure shows the difference in emissions of POPs between 2005 and 2019 This interactive data viewer provides accounts of imperviousness, i.e. land surface sealing status in Europe (EEA39 and EU27+UK) for the year 2018. Historical greenhouse gas emissions from the EU buildings sector show a decreasing trend since 2005.
In the AirTeagasc-EPA - Irish Soils GIS Data and ViewerNews Soil Fertility matters! Teagasc will host the National Soils Fertility Conference in the Clonmel Park Hotel, Tipperary, Oct 16th, 2015. International Year of Soils 2015 The FAO have declared 2015 as International Year of Soils. Irish Soils Information System - Phase 1 complete! Find out about the Irish Soils Information System team The Irish Soils Information System project was undertaken for EPA by scientists from Teagasc and Cranfield University. News archive Through the Project web site you are able to access a range of downloadable products providing access to legacy historical soil survey activities in Ireland, as well as direct outputs from the Irish Soil Information System project itself, which has led to the production of the new national soil map for Ireland. The following data are made available here for free. Data A downloadable guide to the data included in the services listed above is available here. Downloads Project soils data Historical legacy soils data Project Reports
ImagePlot visualization software: explore patterns in large image collectionsWhat is ImagePlot? ImagePlot is a free software tool that visualizes collections of images and video of any size. It is implemented as a macro which works with the open source image processing program ImageJ. ImagePlot was developed by the Software Studies Initiative with support from the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH), the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), and the Center for Research in Computing and the Arts (CRCA). See your whole image collection in a single visualization. Existing visualization tools show data as points, lines, and bars. Better understand media collections and make new discoveries. Visualize image collections as timelines and scatter plots which display all images in a collection. Visualize change. We include macros which automatically measure various visual properties of every image in collection (or every frame in a video). Visualize image collections of any size. From a few dozens to millions of images.