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Spatial Data: Start
This guide contains links to sites that have spatial data available for exploration or download.
"GIS student project ideas, GIS case studies, GIS projects, GIS uses – From over 50 industries, this jam-packed guide of 1000 GIS applications will open your mind to our amazing planet and its inter-connectivity."
"The Zooniverse is the world’s largest and most popular platform for people-powered research. Our goal is to enable research that would not be possible, or practical, otherwise. Zooniverse research results in new discoveries, datasets useful to the wider research community." Get Inspired!
This site is maintained by the University of Waterloo Geospatial Centre and includes links to different datasets for Canada. The world icons indicate that the data can be downloaded. The shield is data that must be obtained in Waterloo.
This is the main page for U.S. Census data. You can access data through data visualizations, mobile apps, interactive web apps and other software. For GIS products, use the link below; however, if there is no GIS product related to your work, you may need to create your data using the table at this site.
"On this site, the District of Columbia government shares hundreds of datasets. The District invites you to browse the data, download it as a file, analyze it with your tools, or build apps using our APIs."
"The PRISM Climate Group gathers climate observations from a wide range of monitoring networks, applies sophisticated quality control measures, and develops spatial climate datasets to reveal short- and long-term climate patterns."