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Revision as of 14:35, 3 August 2016

Open Street Map (global coverage of baseline datasets)
This download site offers a database dump of the OpenStreetMap Full Planet in OSM XML file format and Protocolbuffer Binary Format. Also available are extracts of more than 200 cities and regions world wide in different formats

Open Street Map download

Digital Elevation Model
The Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) of Japan and the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) jointly announced the release of the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) Global Digital Elevation Model Version 2 (GDEM V2) on October 17, 2011

ASTER dwonload

United Nations Environment Programme' Environmental Data Explorer

UNEP website

FAO GeoNetwork
GeoNetwork's purpose is:

  • To improve access to and integrated use of spatial data and information
  • To support decision making
  • To promote multidisciplinary approaches to sustainable development
  • To enhance understanding of the benefits of geographic information
GeoNetwork map viewer

NASA Earth Observations (NEO)

NEO website

European Space Agency (ESA)

Sentinels Scientific Data Hub

DIVA-GIS provides free spatial data for the whole world.

Free Spatial Data Hub