Sample Data

Boundless Suite comes with some preloaded sample layers that may be viewed and restyled as required.

Note

The sample layers are provided for demonstration purposes only. No assurances are provided with respect to the currency or accuracy of the data.

Included data

States

A population distribution layer for the United States of America taken from the 2010 Census. See the U.S. Census Bureau for more details.

The usa:states layer is in a geographic projection (EPSG:4326) with an approximate spatial extent of -179.2, 17.8, -65.2, 71.4 (west, south, east, north).

Countries

A world wide country layer taken from the Natural Earth 1:50m cultural vector dataset.

The opengeo:countries layer is in a geographic projection (EPSG:4326) with a full world extent.

Available data

The following data is available as separate downloads:

Medford

The city of Medford, in the United States state of Oregon, has generously shared some of their public domain municipal data.

Note

To install the data download medford.zip and unpack it into the root of the GeoServer data directory.

The following layers are available in the Medford dataset:

Layer Name Abstract Last Updated Type
medford:bikelanes Bike lanes in Jackson County Dec 2008 MultiLineString
medford:buildings Building outlines for Medford Mar 2009 MultiPolygon
medford:citylimits Local jurisdiction of Medford Jul 2009 MultiPolygon
medford:firestations Location of fire stations in Jackson County Apr 2009 Point
medford:hospitals Location of hospitals in Jackson County Oct 2006 Point
medford:hydro US Fish & Wildlife National Wetlands Inventory of wetland linear features Oct 2000 MultiLineString
medford:libraries Location of libraries in Jackson County Aug 2006 Point
medford:parks Open parks within Medford Unknown MultiPolygon
medford:police Location of police stations in Jackson County Apr 2009 Point
medford:schools Location of Jackson County schools Mar 2009 Point
medford:stormdrains Storm drains within Medford Unknown MultiLineString
medford:streets All public streets within Jackson County Sept 2009 MultiLineString
medford:wetlands US Fish & Wildlife National Wetlands Inventory of Jackson County Oct 2009 MultiPolygon
medford:zoning City Zones from the Jackson County City Planning Apr 2008 MultiPolygon
medford:taxlots Property tax land parcels 2009 MultiPolygon
medford:elevation 50 Meters USGS 30 Meter Digital Elevation Model color shaded relief of Medford Jan 2001 GeoTIFF
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Medford zoning data

The Medford layers are in a geographic projection (EPSG:4326) with an approximate spatial extent of -122.904, 42.231, -123.042, 42.438 (west, south, east, north).

World

A variety of world wide datasets compiled from a number of sources.

Note

To install the data download world.zip and unpack it into the root of the GeoServer data directory.

Note

The world data bundle contains styles that require the GeoServer WPS extensions.

The world layers include:

Layer Name Abstract Type
world:volcanoes Major volcanoes Point
world:globaldata_temp Maximum daily temperatures Point
world:urbanareas1_1 Urban population Point
world:cities Major cities Point
world:borders Continental outlines MultiPolygon

The world layers are in a geographic projection (EPSG:4326).

The world:volcanoes layer is derived from the freely available volcano data compiled by the Smithsonian Institute, Global Volcanism Program. The world:globaldata_temp layer is derived from the NASA GLOBE Program and again is freely available. (GLOBE data is only available for locations in countries that have joined the GLOBE Program.)

The world:urbanareas1_1 layer was obtained from the Nordpil world database of large urban areas, derived from the World Urbanization Prospects: The 2007 Revision Population Database (UN Population Division). The urban areas data is made available under a Creative Commons public domain license.

The world:cities layer was derived from public domain data obtained from the Natural Earth website. The world:borders layer was downloaded from the Thematic Mapping website. The original data was derived from public domain sources.

For further information, please refer to the Readme.txt file included with the data.