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Geospatial Data and Resources  

An introduction to geospatial data and resources available for use in your projects.
Last Updated: Jun 10, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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What is Geospatial Data?

Data or information that identifies geographic features, locations and boundaries on Earth

Geospatial data can be accessed, manipulated and analyzed using geospatial software

Useful when answering questions that can be represented through a spatial location

  • What
  • Where
  • When
  • How
  • But not useful for answering why questions


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