A region enclosing a point, line, or polygon at a specified distance.

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How to discard sites when there is overlap between buffers?

I have 1,000 sites in a landscape that were sampled along a road. However, I think my sites are too close together. A lack of independence between my sites many be influencing my statistical models. ...
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Plot multiple buffers around points

I have three buffer radius sizes radius<-c(1000,700,500) that I have placed around an array of points (two example points are given here in the file SourcePlace). What I'd like to do is ...
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display buffer turf only when i click on a layer [closed]

I want to display turf buffer only when I click on a layer var pt = { type: 'Feature', geometry: { type: 'Point', coordinates: [lat, lng] }, properties: {} }; var unit = 'miles' var ...
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Automatically split line at intersection of nearby shapes/zones

I have a large dataset in QGIS with roads (blue line in picture below) and 3 type of zones (mostly rectangular areas, red and green shape in picture below). My task is to spilt to road into segments ...
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GRASS/QGIS- “buffer” created with DEM analysis- how to avoid it?

I have, to start, a DEM raster and a shapefile, with random created points, within a given polygon. The DEM raster was clipped with that same polygon. With the DEM raster, I used GRASS to perform ...
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Can I extract circular buffers from polygon layers?

I have been working in QGIS with a large and detailed shapefile where remaining forest fragments are represented as polygons. I would like to extract circlular buffers, of various radii, from this ...
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Erasing small polygons from bigger overlapped polygons using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have different bigger polygons (buffers) which are overlapped (A,B,C,...) and the inner smaller ones (a,b,c,...). I want to erase smaller ones from bigger ones in the way the results be A-a, B-b, C-...
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Using negative radius buffer for ST_Buffer?

I am using postgis 2.2. I am using ST_Buffer to my polygon and it's working for positive radius (in meters) but when i am going to apply negative radius it is showing empty values. Here is my ...
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How to extract values from a raster stack within overlapping buffers?

In R, I have a raster stack with 6 variables. I would like to extract the mean and maximum value of each variable at 300 coordinates within a 500m buffer radius and a 1km buffer radius. In ArcGIS 10....
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Buffer tool not surrounding complete shape in ArcMap [on hold]

I'm running a basic buffer tool on a polyline shapefile (teal line), to create a 50km buffer (beige) around it. However, ArcMap appears to only buffer part of the map (see image below). How can this ...
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How do I calculate the percentage of a line which falls in each of my multiple ring buffers?

I have lines around which I have created multiple ring buffers at several intervals. I have another line (call it the flight line) which in theory should overlap the original line. I need to work ...
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Output feature class is arbitrarily split into sections by Arc GIS

I’ve attached a picture illustrating my problem. In the picture areas 1, 2, 3 and 4 should all be joined as one polygon. Instead it looks like arc has split the polygon into four parts using a grid, ...
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Converting Road Lines to a Binary Raster Image

I got road data from the USGS database and imported it into QGIS. And I want to transform it into a binary raster image that looks like this in QGIS (this is only a processed screen shot but I want ...
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How to create multiple buffers based on a list of values?

I am looking for a method to buffer geometries by passing a list of buffer amount values in QGIS. The resulting polygon layers should be suffixed with the buffer amount by some way. By passing i.e. (...
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QGIS buffer points, buffer amount in attribute value

I have a set of points in a shapefile with a real number attribute 'r' containing a radius (cp. screenshot below) and i would like to buffer these with amount of 'r'. As the result I expect a polygon ...
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Making new variable that is average racial composition in neighboring tracts using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am a Public Health PhD student doing a mixed methods thesis - and the spatial analysis is not my strong suit. I want to figure out if there is a way to generate a new variable which would be the ...
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Using Buffer tool in QGIS?

I am using the Buffer tool in QGIS to put a 30 Meter buffer around a number of points. When I do this the buffer ends up taking over the entire map. enter image description here
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Multiple buffer subtraction?

I've created two different buffers (1 mile and 3 miles) in ArcMap, I need to see how many people live within 1 and 3 miles. In other words, I need to subtract the bigger buffer from the smaller one. I ...
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ArcPy Insert cursor losing vertices when writing Polygon features?

I'm currently trying to code a geodesic buffer from points (the one that is implemented in ArcGIS is very slow). The idea is to calculate 100 point coordinates (P_Buffer) around an initial point (P) ...
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Counting number of raster groups within buffer layer?

I am trying to count the number of times each category of a raster layer appears in a buffer square. I have attached a picture to help explain. In the picture example I would want the 'red group' to ...
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postgis How can I obtain directional buffer?

I have a geometry (polygon) which I want to extend with a buffer while testing on it in a where clause. The problem is that I would like the buffer to be only applied according to one or more ...
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Point buffer not round - jagged circle like thing

Any ideas why running a point buffer (50 and 150 meters) would result in this shape? ArcGIS 10.2 - All projections match
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missing buffer values when using zonal statistics in ArcGis

I am using zonal statistics in ArcGis 10.2.2 to calculate the mean value of fire frequency within 1km buffers. However, I have noticed that this is not being calculated for all of my sites? There are ...
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Creating OUTSIDE_ONLY buffer around polygon using R?

I would like to create buffers in polygons, surrounding my original polygon. However, I want to keep only the "outside polygon", not include also original polygon. In Buffer in ArcGIS I can just set ...
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Buffering with QGIS [duplicate]

I am using QGIS to do buffers for houses within 100 meters radius with each house being an index house to the rest. I expect to get several buffers since there are 1,470 houses with x,y coordinates in ...
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Correlating 3 data sets and extracting information from each in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am currently trying to find a way to correlate 3 separate datasets as point shapefiles. I would like to import all three shapefiles, and apply a 5 metre buffer to each point. Then, for each point,...
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Creating a buffer in ArcMap…? [duplicate]

I need to create a buffer around a polygon. I know how to do this, but my problem is I need the buffer to be 250 feet to the south, east, and west, but 500 feet to the north. Is there any way to ...
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How to Change the buffer distance from degrees to meters in QGIS 2.14 Essen?

I am new to QGIS and the whole field of GIS in general. My project and all its layers are set to the CRS of EPSG:26913, NAD83/UTM zone 13N. I am trying to use the geoprocessing tool Buffer(s) on a ...
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Buffer widget with Esri JavaScript API (3.16) for ArcGIS Server

I want to create buffer widget, but my code doesn't work ( my code is blocked in this line : esriConfig.defaults.geometryService.buffer(params, showBuffer); This is my code : define([ 'dojo/_base/...
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Call gdal_proximity() from R

I have a raster including eight land cover types (pixel values ranged from 1 to 8): > r class : RasterLayer dimensions : 9887, 30532, 301869884 (nrow, ncol, ncell) resolution : 10, 10 (...
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Will symbol size impact buffer size?

I'm using ArcMap 10.1. I want to create buffers that represent CO2 equivalent from landfills. I used graduated symbols to label each landfill site, based on amount on incoming waste per year. Will ...
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How can I get rid of feature points within a buffer?

So I've created my buffer, 10 m around surrounding streets, now I need to remove all trees (points) that are within that buffer but I'm having trouble doing so! I've tried clipping but I guess my ...
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Buffer FID assignment using arcpy

When buffer analysis is performed on a polygon what determines the order of assignment for FID? This came up with the following: arcpy.Buffer_analysis(inFC, outFC_50, "50 Meters") arcpy....
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QGIS Renders Buffer Polygons from ArcGIS Feature Class Differently

I have a polygon feature class stored in an ArcGIS geodatabase. All of the shapes are buffers of a point layer created using the editor menu's 'Buffer' command. In ArcMap 10.3.1 the data looks like ...
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Find distance from points along lines [closed]

I have two layers, one is a point layer of schools and another is a polyline layer of streets. The end goal is to create a buffer along the lines that is 20 feet from the centerline that goes 1 mile ...
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Area of influence with CartoDB

I am working on a city transport map, and for fun (and practice) I try to make an area of influence of transport station. But, whatever I try, something gets wrong. So two questions. 1 - How can I ...
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Arcpy buff does not provide the output attribute “Shape_Area”

I made a loop to buffer several times a certain network using arcpy. What I noticed is that when I run the code, the output files do not have the attribute fields "Shape_Area" and "Shape_Length" that ...
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ArcGIS: segmenting buffer based on polygon corners

I have hundreds of square polygons which I've created a single continuous buffer around the polygons. What I'd like to try and do is try and break this buffer down into segments based on the corners ...
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How do you create a buffer for a specific feature in QGIS?

Fairly competent ArcGIS user here, very new to QGIS. What I am trying to do is create a one-mile buffer around the highlighted parcel in QGIS 2.14 (from a .shp). Seemed straightforward enough: ...
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Cannot perform buffering loop with arcpy

I have 5 buffers to perform using 5 fields of a shapefile. I try to run it with the following code: Buffers = ['JF1','JF2','JF3','FF','FB'] env.workspace = "C:\Mydirectory\Myfile.shp" network = "C:\...
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Alternative quicker workflows to the standard Buffer tool in ArcGIS for Desktop 10.3 [duplicate]

I have a point layer representing oil and gas exploration wells containing 500,000 features and have created a 50km dissolved buffer polygon to use in another workflow: The completion time for the ...
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What CRS to use when creating buffer all over the world in QGIS

I trying to create buffers (50km) around many points all over the world (airport locations) in QGIS. I will then overlay these buffers with a world-wide raster dataset so I can extract information ...
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Finding measuring units [duplicate]

Every time I perform the geoprocessing tools buffer or intersect, my layer gains two more attribute columns, named "Shape_Leng" and "Shape_Area". How can I know in which measuring units are these ...
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How do I report area statistics for land cover classes at equal sections along a river?

I have a river outlined: Using QGIS, the Semi-automatic Classification plugin and Landsat 8 images I classified the habitats (blue=water, yellow=sand/rock...,green=vegetation/algae) inside the river ...
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Print Composer Grid Coordinate Buffer

Is there a way to create buffer for grid coordinates in Print Composer? I prefer to add the grid co-ords inside the map but the coords are often overwritten by map data which makes them impossible to ...
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How to generate a buffer outside polygons having a given pixel value?

For example, I would like to build a 20-m buffer (represented in yellow in the image below) outside polygons having a value of 2 (represented in green) and to assign the value of 3 to buffer cells. ...
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Making multiple buffer, one with field values, one with a fixed value

I use ArcGIS 10.2.2 Basic. I have a point shape file with a field called buffer with different values, depending of what kind of type the point is. Some of these points also need an extra buffer ...
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How can you define distance in QGIS Multiple ring buffer? [duplicate]

I am trying to create multiple buffers around point data. I need to crate buffers of 10 miles, but I cannot find a way to define this. I have tried using both the multiring buffer plugin and the multi-...
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Projecting a layer to another CRS changes the actual distance

I'm trying to generate a buffer around some 1,000 points. My layer is on WGS-84, so I understand I need to save the layer with a different CRS that works with meters (Israeli one - ITM). However, when ...
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How to extract data from multi-ring buffers?

I am using ArcGIS with full extensions. I have a Uni project which requires me to extract the towns/cities that lie within buffers of landfill sites. I have managed to extract the total population ...