Bathymetry is the study of underwater depth of lake or ocean floors.

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Importing MaxSea 3D Database to PostGIS

I am currently working on a project, where I combine several MaxSea 3D databases, which contain depth measurements made by the echosounder onboard on a ship. The idea is to combine these databases to ...
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What is NOS Hydrograph sounding data?

How can sounding data be used for bathymetry when depth is positive? I have downloaded DEM (digital elevation model) as shown in the image below but need bathymetry data for H. All I have found for H ...
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How to display data at diffrent depths in ArcScene

I am looking for a way to display data at different depths in ArcScene. I have a bathymetry layer which displays fine, and I want to overlay oil platforms in 3D over the bathymetry to show where ...
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Bathymetry dataset of Italy

I am looking for a dataset of bathymetry data of Italy. I shall use it in an application for collision avoidance of vessels coming into the port. I need to know how deep the sea bottom is at each ...
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QGIS - View bathymetry info in the status bar

PolyGo suggested that I split my earlier twofold question into separate questions. So: I am new to QGIS or any GIS software so please forgive me if the answer is obvious to you. I wish to view the ...
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Combining two z values with same x and y in ArcMap?

I have a point file with elevation values I want to combine with a raster of the same area. I'm assuming I will need to extract points from the raster to store as a .shp file. Then I need to combine ...
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Can I upload an LPA file (Long Profile) to QGIS

I have a .lpa file that I'd like to upload to QGIS - Can this be done and if so, how? Thanks!
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Lake Victoria bathymetric data

I am trying to find bathymetry for Lake Victoria (or portions thereof). Any GIS format and almost any resolution will do. As a last resort a hydrographic chart will suffice.
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Creating a merged coastal terrain model using QGIS?

I have a bathymetric data set (Float32) and a standard DEM (Int16). I'm struggling to merge them using "Raster>Merge". I've set "nodata" to -9999 using "conversion>translate" this displays the DEM ...
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How do you merge overlapping .asc files in QGIS with topography and bathymetry?

Firstly, apologies for any incorrect terminology - this is my first time trying to manipulate GIS data. I have two files. The first is higher resolution (SRTM) topography data for a region of islands ...
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Adjusting heights within a DEM raster for visualisation

Problem I have a bathymetry DEM which I want to display in 3D (ArcScene or Fledermaus). The data set is one single raster but looks like it is a mosaic of several smaller datasets. The problem is ...
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Whats the best way to create bathymetric contour lines?

I have a raster dataset with both Topographic and Bathymetric stored in it. What is the best way to create exact contours of the lake-bed? This becomes tricky when I want to make the contour for depth ...
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Turn bathymetry into elevation in arcGIS?

My raster is in depth of bathymetry however when this is shown in 3D it reverses the elevation making the deepest points the highest in elevation and the shallowest points the deepest. This makes a ...
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Best method to convert CSV file of lat/lon and depth data to bathymetry polygon?

I'm trying to create bathymetry polygons based on lat/long and depth data. I have tried several methods and the resulting polygons are clunky. Make XY Event Layer-->Copy Features--> Project--> ...
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How to make water transparent on openstreemap-carto style?

I have build up manually a tile server on Ubuntu 14.04. LTS, by following switch2osm's guide and have used the openstreetmap-carto style. Now I intend to add a base layer, underneath the current one,...
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Interpolate vector layer and raster layer data into regular grid data using QGIS

I'm new to using GIS software. I obtained two different sets of data: Topography data (raster, .asc) Bathymetry data (shapefile, .shp, etc) I include topography data using Add Raster Layer and ...
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Bathymetry data for Lac Lecointre or estimate data from satellite imagery?

I would like to get any sort of depth data of Lac (lake) Lecointre in Quebec. I've searched all over and can't seem to find any downloadable data. If there is no bathymetry data for this lake is it ...
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How to get the elevation of the complete sea floor?

I am not a cartographer, I am an analyst-programmer, I know nothing about SRTM, DXF, PostGIS, QGIS... I just saw those names in other questions... Is there a quick guide where I can learn about this? ...
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Convert exported ArcGIS .dwg to 3D rendering on AutoCAD 2013?

We're working on a bathymetry mapping project of our reservoir, digitized as it was built in 1977. I have a polyline .shp for contours and polygon .shp for area between contours with fields including ...
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Trying to make a depth map of a lake but can't get the contours to show up right

I am trying to make a depth map of a lake. I am using the contour plugin to generate contour lines. The problem I am having is that when I use the plugin the contours come out right except on the ...
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using r.volume model GRASS plugin in QGIS

I am calculating volume of bathymetric data in the form of a clipped raster in GRASS with a Custom Lambert projection centered around 70degrees North, using the module r.volume in GRASS. Side note: ...
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Should i use cell registered or grid registered bathymetric data in QGIS?

I am planning on calculating habitat volume over great ocean distances and have the choice to use either Grid or cell registered data, downloadable from this link. http://ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/global/...
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producing a bathymetric map in qgis with limited depths measurements

i am new to your community and hope you to find tips on how to work with the following project. i want to produce a bathemetric map (depths profile) of a water area. I do have aerial images and 3 ...
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How to perform an anisotropic Elliptical Inverse Distance Weighting (EIDW) interpolation in R?

River bathymetry is generally more variable in the transverse than the streamwise direction, so I need to use anisotropic interpolation technique like Elliptical Inverse Distance Weighting (EIDW) (see ...
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Contouring and rendering bathymetric & other attributes in QGIS

I wish to visualise (2d & 3D) and contour point sampled bathymetric and other associated attribute data (biovolume and bottom hardness) in QGIS. The source data files are CSV files consist of lat/...
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Creating a Greyscale DEM from Multiband (RGB) GeoTIFF in QGIS

I'm trying to merge some river bathymetry with LiDAR from the surrounding riverbed using QGIS 2.14.0 Essen. The river bathymetric data is a GeoTIFF, and it comes with a separate scale associating the ...
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Using adjustment values to correct for vertical datum in ArcMAP 10, can I extrapolate to cover my raster extent?

I'm using a bathymetry DEM which needs correcting to UK MSL. I have the adjustment values but they don't stretch across my raster extent. Is it possible to extend using a best fit extrapolation across ...
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NoData value for pixel that HAS data for ArcGIS server Image Service

I have an image service created from a mosaic dataset, I have brought it into a leaflet webmapping viewer and within this I have a tool to identify the pixel values. In this case they are water ...