Geovisualization Developer's Guide

Sample Data Sources

We have sample data sources that you can use for practice and training purposes. See Uploading Data from a File and Uploading Data from a URL for more details on how to load one into your own account.

The following sections describe each sample data source provided with Geovisualization to help you to use them in your visualization projects.

Mobile Activity Data

This data source 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 data source contains 512,326 rows, and its URL is http://js.cit.datalens.api.here.com/datasets/starter_pack/Mobile_activity_3months_scrambled.csv. Its structure is as follows:

Table 1. Mobile activity data source
Column Name Format Description
lat Number Latitude of events' location
lon Number Longitude of events' location
timestep Number Time index indicating the month in which the events occurred
count Number Number of events that occurred during the given month at the events' location

Earthquake Data

This data source 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 on the USGS website.

The source contains 1076 rows, and its URL is http://js.cit.datalens.api.here.com/datasets/starter_pack/Earthquakes_7day.csv. Its structure is as follows:

Table 2. Earthquake data source
Column Name Format Description
Src String Two-letter network code representing the data contributor which recorded the earthquake
Eqid String Unique earthquake ID
Version String Version of the record
Datetime Date Date and time of the earthquake
Lat Number Latitude of the earthquake location
Lon Number Longitude of the earthquake location
Magnitude Number Magnitude of the earthquake
Depth Number Depth of the earthquake
NST Number Total number of earthquake-reporting stations used to determine the location of the earthquake
Region String Region where the earthquake occurred

Country Population Data

This data source 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 data source contains 212 rows, and its URL is http://js.cit.datalens.api.here.com/datasets/starter_pack/Global_country_populations_2013.csv. Its structure is as follows:

Table 3. Country population data source
Column Name Format Description
recID Number Record ID of the entry
CountryName String Name of country
CountryCode String ISO 3166-1 alpha-3 country code
pop_2013 Number Population in 2013
lat Number Latitude of country location
lon Number Longitude of country location

HERE Offices

This data source 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 data source contains 181 rows, and its URL is http://js.cit.datalens.api.here.com/datasets/starter_pack/HERE%20office%20locations%20v2.csv. Its structure is as follows:

Table 4. HERE offices data source
Column Name Format Description
Lat Number Latitude of office location
Lon Number Longitude of office location
City String Name of city in which the office is located