Data Lens comes with a 'starter pack' of sample datasets, intended for training and tutorial purposes. You first need to load this starter pack into your own account and then, using the Data Lens REST API, you can create queries on the sample datasets.
To load the Data Lens starter pack of sample datasets and queries, see Loading the Starter Pack.
The following sections describe each sample dataset provided with Data Lens to help you to use them in your visualization projects.
Mobile Activity Data
This dataset contains data representing activity of mobile telephones over three months in the United States, represented by a count of mobile phone events over a time interval per geographical location (latitude, longitude).
The dataset contains 512,326 rows, and its dataset ID is
6189956ef2cc4edbbd48585b4e59754c. Its structure is as follows:
| ||Number||Latitude of events' location|
| ||Number||Longitude of events' location|
| ||Number||Time index indicating the month in which the events occurred|
| ||Number||Number of events that occurred during the given month at the events' location|
This dataset contains data representing seismic events in different countries over a seven-day period in 2012. Earthquake data is collected in real-time by geological institutions worldwide, such as the United States Geological Survey (USGS). You can find further details about the data types in this dataset on the USGS website.
The dataset contains 1076 rows, and its dataset ID is
90af668484394fa782cc103409cafe39. Its structure is as follows:
| ||String||Two-letter network code representing the data contributor which recorded the earthquake|
| ||String||Unique earthquake ID|
| ||String||Version of the record|
| ||Date||Date and time of the earthquake|
| ||Number||Latitude of the earthquake location|
| ||Number||Longitude of the earthquake location|
| ||Number||Magnitude of the earthquake|
| ||Number||Depth of the earthquake|
| ||Number||Total number of earthquake-reporting stations used to determine the location of the earthquake|
| ||String||Region where the earthquake occurred|
Country Population Data
This dataset contains data representing country populations as measured by the World Bank in 2013, represented by the country's name, ISO code, geographical co-ordinates (latitude, longitude) and population.
The dataset contains 212 rows, and its dataset ID is
4a91c6821c2944008eee9e3dee059be1. Its structure is as follows:
| ||Number||Record ID of the entry|
| ||String||Name of country|
| ||String||ISO 3166-1 alpha-3 country code|
| ||Number||Population in 2013|
| ||Number||Latitude of country location|
| ||Number||Longitude of country location|
This dataset contains the list of HERE offices all over the world, represented by city name and the geographical coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the office location.
The dataset contains 181 rows, and its dataset ID is
70e9d7b493f14961830dbdc75a3181bc. Its structure is as follows:
| ||Number||Latitude of office location|
| ||Number||Longitude of office location|
| ||String||Name of city in which the office is located|