open data

Access Open GIS Data for Almost 11 Million Trees with OpenTrees

Deloped by Steve Bennett, OpenTrees.org lets you visualize and download GIS data for almost 11 million city and park trees…

March 10, 2020

Open Repository for Geospatial Training Data Released

Radiant Earth has launched Radiant MLHub, a cloud-based open library for training geospatial data used by machine learning algorithms.

December 9, 2019

36,500 Satellite Images from RADARSAT-1 Now Available to the Public

The Canadian Space Agency and the Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation have released RADARSAT-1's archive of 36,500 satellite images…

April 1, 2019

Fire Danger Reanalysis Dataset

Researchers have made 38-years worth of global fire danger reanalysis available as an open dataset.

March 24, 2019

125 Million Building Footprints in the US Now Available as Open GIS Data

Microsoft has made 124,885,597 footprints from all 50 U.S. states available as open data.

July 8, 2018

Connecting Government with Residents With ArcGIS Hub

A new update to ArcGIS Open Data has brought in a new feature for those who wish to engage their…

June 29, 2017

Monetizing Open Data versus Informational Transparency

Olivia Harne discusses the pros and cons of monetizing GIS data and map sites.

June 16, 2017

Moving Past Conceptualizing – Creating the Small “Smart Community”

Olivia Harne discusses how smaller communities can take advantage of mapping tools to make public data more accessible.

June 13, 2017

Appealing Iconography for Open Data Sites

Creating a consistent brand is not only a core asset in conveying ownership over the provided data, it helps to…

June 5, 2017

New Open Data Program Launched by DigitalGlobe

Focused on providing satellite imagery for large-scaled natural disasters, the Open Data program will provide open and accurate high-resolution satellite…

January 31, 2017