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You will find an immense amount of data sources online. Countries Statistic Offices often provide some, the USGS, the UN, Unicef, ect ect. What you will need for it to be the most useful, are either maps with vectorial layers that are (intrinsically) linked to datasets, or the datasets themselves.
 
You will find an immense amount of data sources online. Countries Statistic Offices often provide some, the USGS, the UN, Unicef, ect ect. What you will need for it to be the most useful, are either maps with vectorial layers that are (intrinsically) linked to datasets, or the datasets themselves.
  
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===Data Cleaning===
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Although dealing with limited amount of data, and maybe having acquired the data from formal sources, GIS data need a stringent review, which often lead to quite an amount of cleaning. Most of the time you will spend in using GIS data will/should be spent there.
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===Subsection 3===
 
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You will find an immense amount of data sources online. Countries Statistic Offices often provide some, the USGS, the UN, Unicef, ect ect. What you will need for it to be the most useful, are either maps with vectorial layers that are (intrinsically) linked to datasets, or the datasets themselves.

Data Cleaning

Although dealing with limited amount of data, and maybe having acquired the data from formal sources, GIS data need a stringent review, which often lead to quite an amount of cleaning. Most of the time you will spend in using GIS data will/should be spent there.

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