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The platform aggregates data across Africa from various sites including
Virtual Kenya and MaMaSe Sustainable Water Initiative.Thus providing
improved access to high quality spatial data and cutting-edge mapping
technology for your spatial needs.
Open Data for the Netherlands
A public platform for creating, sharing and accessing geospatial data and maps for decision-making about disaster risk.
Open Data from Europe
Open data for Switzerland
Large collection of GeoNode SDIs
Hydrological data and maps based on SHuttle Elevation Derivatives at multiple Scales
The SADC Groundwater Information Portal (SADC-GIP) is a platform for
sharing groundwater-related data and information in the SADC region.
The Global Freshwater Quality Database GEMStat provides
scientifically-sound data and information on the state and trend of
global inland water quality.
Copernicus is a European system for monitoring the Earth. Data is
collected by different sources, including Earth observation satellites
and in-situ sensors. The data is processed and provides reliable and
up-to-date information in six thematic areas: land, marine, atmosphere,
climate change, emergency management and security. The land theme is divided into four main components: Global, Pan-European, Local, Imagery an reference data.
Global Forest Watch offers the latest data, technology and tools that empower people everywhere to better protect forests.
Download SRTM tiles from USGS Earth Explorer
Download ASTER GDEM form NASA Earth Data
This data set is a global digital surface model (DSM) with horizontal
resolution of approximately 30 meters (basically 1 arcsecond)
by the Panchromatic Remote-sensing Instrument for Stereo Mapping
which was an optical sensor on board the Advanced Land Observing
The Copernicus Open Access Hub (previously known as Sentinels Scientific Data Hub) provides complete, free and open access to Sentinel-1, Sentinel-2, Sentinel-3 and Sentinel-5P user products, starting from the In-Orbit Commissioning Review (IOCR).
The USGS Earth Explorer data portal is your one stop shop for obtaining
geo-spatial datasets from our extensive collections. Users can navigate
via interactive map or text search to obtain Landsat satellite imagery,
Radar data, UAS data, digital line graphs, digital elevation model data,
aerial photos, Sentinel satellite data, some commercial satellite
imagery including IKONOS and OrbView3, land cover data, digital map data
from the National Map, and many other datasets. Users can search by
exact location via the interactive map or input specific coordinates to
view what data types are available.
Natural Earth is a public domain map dataset available at 1:10m, 1:50m, and 1:110 million scales. Featuring tightly integrated vector and raster data, with Natural Earth you can make a variety of visually pleasing, well-crafted maps with cartography or GIS software.
GFDRR Labs uses cutting-edge science and technology to make high-quality
risk information available faster and at lower costs, and develop new
tools that allow decision-makers and communities to collect, share, and
understand risk information.
OpenDRI brings the philosophies and practices of the global open data
movement to the challenges of reducing vulnerability and building
resilience to natural hazards and the impacts of climate change across the globe.
Open data today to build resilient and sustainable societies tomorrow
Making disaster risk assessment more effective by making risk data easier to store, find, edit and share.
Find, share and use humanitarian data all in one place.
The High Resolution Settlement Layer (HRSL) provides estimates of human
population distribution at a resolution of 1 arc-second (approximately
30m) for the year 2015
Open and free data and tools for assessing the human presence on the planet.
Free GIS data sources from around the web. Where to find them and how to use them. YouTube playlist by burdGIS.
Monitoring the Planet's Pulse. ResourceWatch provides trusted and timely data for a sustainable future.
This is the official website of the United Nations providing information
on the development and implementation of an indicator framework for the
follow up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Links to many resources on various themes.
YouTube playlist by Hans van der Kwast about Open Data and OpenStreetMap.