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I have a bunch of rasters taken about 10 minutes apart, and I have a nice QGIS project that produces pretty enough maps of them. I'm wondering if there's a way to animate this raster series, with a color map and overlaid with (static) vector data, using open-source GIS. A QGIS solution would be ideal since I already have the project set up there, but other suggestions are welcome as well.

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See here how to easily make movies with raster data:

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For the record: GRASS GIS 7 comes now with a full temporal GIS framework, see (animation:…) – markusN Jun 20 '15 at 10:49

Try Time Manager for QGIS. This introduction seems to indicate it will do what you want.

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Time Manager doesn't support raster yet. – underdark Feb 14 '12 at 9:19
Oops - I missed that, I usually only have vectors. – iant Feb 14 '12 at 9:20
There is a raster branch, but I haven't tested it yet: – underdark Feb 14 '12 at 9:27
@underdark, the TM link was broken. I changed it to, but dunno if that's the right place. – matt wilkie Jul 16 '12 at 19:54
thanks @mattwilkie – underdark Jul 16 '12 at 19:59

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