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Mapping & GIS: GIS Data

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Welcome

Frank Donnelly’s excellent tutorial on search and exploration of census data.
Exploring US Census Data: Basic Concepts.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpAFvdwPAU0

Search Strategies for data.census.gov
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DO7RNA5IIOo&t=632s

Zipcod vs Zecta

https://atcoordinates.info/category/census-data/

Beta census.gov interface
https://data.census.gov/cedsci/

U.S. Street Network Shapefiles, Node/Edge Lists, and GraphML Files
https://dataverse.harvard.edu/dataset.xhtml?persistentId=doi:10.7910/DVN/CUWWYJ

Microsoft's AI generated building footprints for North America

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/maps/building-footprints

Google's Open Buildings, AI generated building footprints for Africa

https://sites.research.google/open-buildings/

Renewable Energy geospatial data and tools

https://www.nrel.gov/research/data-tools.html

Social, Political, Economic

Historical Data

Environment & Climate

Imagery & Elevation

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