Spatial data, test data and spatial information sources

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Selected national and international data and information sources

Collins Bartholomew – commercial map datasets for UK, Europe and World, in MapInfo or ESRI SHP formats: http://www.collinsbartholomew.com/

GB Ordnance Survey: http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/

EDINA — Repository of UK Digital Mapping data and related resources (academic access): http://www.edina.ac.uk/maps/ and http://www.gogeo.ac.uk/ (the EDINA Geoportal)

Eurostat – European statistics data library and mapping service: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat

Geo-community portal: http://www.geocomm.com/

King’s College London Geodata portal:
http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/departments/geography/research/eed/geodata.aspx

MAGIC — Repository of UK Environmental and related data: http://magic.defra.gov.uk/

NAVTEQ – Road navigation datasets for over 70 countries: http://www.navteq.com/

United Nations data library (datasets by country on many variables and multiple time periods): http://data.un.org/

US Census Bureau: http://www.census.gov/geo/index.html

US Geological Survey: http://www.usgs.gov/

US National Spatial Data Infrastructure: http://www.fgdc.gov/nsdi/nsdi.html

US one-stop geoportal: http://geo.data.gov/geoportal/catalog/main/home.page

World Bank: http://data.worldbank.org/

Transport planning and analysis

US Department of Transportation planning site: http://www.plan4operations.dot.gov

US Transportation Research Board: http://www.trb.org/

UK Transport Analysis Guidance (TAG): http://www.dft.gov.uk/webtag/

Network analysis test datasets

TSPLIB: http://www.iwr.uni-heidelberg.de/groups/comopt/software/TSPLIB95/ and via http://www.tsp.gatech.edu/index.html

OR-LIBRARY: http://people.brunel.ac.uk/~mastjjb/jeb/info.html