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GDAL: GDAL - Geospatial Data Abstraction Library

GDAL: GDAL - Geospatial Data Abstraction Library
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Planet.gpx Image visualising the GPX data. Click for a larger version including comments on some features of the data planet.gpx was a new data download offered alongside planet.osm, this time with all the GPS data OpenStreetMap holds. The latest version is now from 2013 This is the collected GPS point data from the first seven and a half years of OpenStreetMap. The compressed file is 7GBytes in sizeUncompressed, the file is a 55GByte text fileThe data consists of coordinate pairs only, with no track file or meta dataPoints were contributed by thousands of usersPoints were contributed as thousands of distinct track filesThe data includes 2,770,233,904 points Format of simple GPS dump These are comma separated, raw lat / lon coordinates in a simple text format. Extracts Regional extracts are here. These are updated infrequently, but usually a couple of weeks behind the GPX Planet. Visualisation All points are rendered up to zoom 11 on this map. Processing

carto:net Open Source GIS CI types1s 2 - Collective intelligence - Wikipedia MapServer geocoder.us: a free US address geocoder 5stardataportals A website gathering examples for the 5 stars of Open Data Portals The 5 stars ★ A dataset registry A list of links towards datasets that are openly licensed ★★ A metadata provider Make sure the authentic sources inside your organisation are adding the right metadata fields (e.g., according to dcat). ★★★ A cocreation platform On the platform, support a conversation about your data. ★★★★ A data provider Make sure the resources inside your organisation are given a unique identifier (preferably URIs) and that your platform acts as the access point for the data itself, not only its metadata. ★★★★★ A common datahub Make sure you manage the datasets in an open world and free them from the silo that is your organization. For example, having URIs for things and concepts in your organization, which everyone may publish statements about on The Web. The Video There is also a paper about the 5 stars of Open Data Portals (pdf) which you can cite: Examples

USGS Global Visualization Viewer Earth System Science Pathfinder | Science Mission Directorate The Earth System Science Pathfinder (ESSP) Program is a science-driven Program designed to provide an innovative approach to Earth science research by providing periodic, competitively selected opportunities to accommodate new and emergent scientific priorities. ESSP Projects include developmental, high-return Earth Science missions including advanced remote sensing instrument approaches to achieve these priorities, and often involve partnerships with other U.S. agencies and/or with international science and space organizations. These Projects are capable of supporting a variety of scientific objectives related to Earth science, including the atmosphere, oceans, land surface, polar ice regions and solid earth. Projects include development and operation of space missions, space-based remote sensing instruments for missions of opportunity, and airborne science missions, and the conduct of science research utilizing data from these missions. Contact ESSP EV Solicitation Schedule

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