Tag: opendata

The new ArcGIS OpenData site is now live!

ESRI has announced the launch of a new site aimed to help citizens discover organizations sharing open data around the world and provide direct access to thousands of open government datasets. Citizens can search, download, filter and visualise this data through their web browsers or mobile devices. Today anyone can explore 23,189 Open Datasets from 1,491 organizations worldwide. How Does ArcGIS Open Data Work? Leave your data where it is–whether on ArcGIS for Server or in ArcGIS Online–and simply share it as Open Data. ESRI use Koop to transform it into different formats and get it ready for discovery...

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Eurogeographics releases new version of EuroGlobalMap V7.0 Open Data

Open data are always a pleasant surprise for anyone that is familiar with the time and money consuming process of acquiring and creating your own geographic datasets. In many study cases open data can be just as useful as their expensive counterparts. Eurogeographics’  opendata EuroGlobalMap (EGM) is a 1:1000000 scale topographic dataset that contains administrative boundaries, water and transport networks, settlements, elevation as well as names locations and can be used as background for a wide range of applications including planning, monitoring, network analysis and environmental modelling. The new version EGM V7.0 covers 46 countries and territories in the...

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Canada Open Data Pilot Project

The Government of Canada has ongoing movement towards providing more OpenData and Open Government. Part of the initiative is the OpenData pilot. As they describe the pilot in their website… "The Open Data Pilot is part of the Government of Canada's commitment to open government, which is being pursued along three streams: open data, open information and open dialogue, and aims to drive innovation and economic opportunities for all Canadians. The Open Data Pilot seeks to improve the ability of the public to find, download and use Government of Canada data. You are invited to search the catalogue, download...

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