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

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Buffer for network roads in QGIS [duplicate]

How can I create "buffers" or vector from values ​​from a layer of points, where the "buffers" are "tied" to the streets? Example: A bus station, I would like to create vectors within 100 m range ...
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Grid buffer in QGIS

I do have a raster file (grid) which I have processed before with the SAGA kriging tool. Is it possible to buffer this raster file a little bit (expanding the interpolated result) of 1 or 2 grids? I ...
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How to create buffers having regard to topography with QGIS

I want to create buffers of 25 kilometers around points in a point-shapefile with q gis. So far so good. My problem is that I don't need an air-line distance of 25 km around the points, but a "real ...
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Create area buffers that are limited by a coastline

I'm trying to use ArcGIS 10.2 to create a buffer of points based on a pre-defined area (e.g 400 sq km). Further to that, the buffers of some of the points are close to the coastline that requires the ...
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QGIS 2.12.3 Crashes on buffering line vectors

I'm using QGIS 2.12.3 and I'm trying to create a buffer of 100 mt around a line vector using the Vector - Geoprocessing Buffer tool, but qgis crashes at every try. I've already checked that the RS of ...
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Batch zonal statistics from overlapping buffers in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am trying to come up with an isolation index for islands in a lake. I started by generating a binary water/land raster of the study area. I would like to know the proportion of land to water ...
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Calculate line density within a buffer in R [closed]

How can I calculate road density within a buffer (km/km²)? The roads are represented by pixels (1 pixel = 625 m²) in a raster map. So I began to convert the road pixels into polylines by using the ...
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Is it possible to create a KML to list the road names within a buffer?

I often need to know the road names within a given buffer of a polygon. Is it possible to create a KML that would stick a push pin in the roads and list the name so I could see them all in a drop down ...
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Multiple Selection Buffer OpenLayers

I want to draw multiple buffer selection on click so that each selection is saved in a different vector layer and buffer features in one vector layer. The following code works well for the first ...
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How to reclassify multiple ring buffer using ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I want to automate some simple procedure in ArcGIS 10.1: create a multi-ring buffer around a point at distances 500, 1500, 2500, 3000, 10000 m. convert to raster reclassify the multiple ring raster ...
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Inaccurate Buffer Distances

When buffering a point, the result is inaccurate to the basemap. I specify a 200 foot buffer around a point however the resulting buffer has a distance from the point of about 260 feet. Both the ...
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Cannot generate buffers in meters (even after “save as” in NAD83 / UTM 18N) using QGIS?

I am quite new to GIS and QGIS. I have 800 points with lat/lon (some locations in Massachusetts) in a .csv file. I use AddLayer to import the CSV file and save it as NAD83 / UTM 18N projection ...
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Creation of buffer area of 20mtrs upon click event on the base layer

I have a base layer upon which i wish to import a kml with certain lat lons and create a buffer region of 20mtrs around any point upon click event. i got google api for the same but want openlayers ...
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ArcGIS - Make colour gradient in street network shapefile accordingly to buffer distance from central points (bus stops)

I need to do a colour gradient in the street network shapefile (cyan selection in the map attached, in a layer) accordingly to the distance from the points in the other layer (the more distant, the ...
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Creating a point on edge of closest polygon

My project is looking at a grid in the ocean. I want to capture each ocean point's distance to the nearest coastline as a weight, and then use buffer to capture the sum of nightlight data within a 1 ...
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Select all polygons that are completely within a circular buffer

I made several buffers around some points. Now I want to select all polygons that are completely within this buffer. My problem is that I also get the polygons that are partially outside of the ...
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ArcGIS Buffer tool leaves out zero width buffers?

I have a polygon shapefile with 93 objects in it. They have a column with values for the buffer distance. 90 of these objects have 5 as a value, while the remaining 3 have 0. When I use the buffer ...
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How to find Nearest point on line from a point cordinate in SQL server

I want to find out the nearest point on my road network which is a multiline string from a point with lat lon value. The below code I have tried for finding buffer distance line from a point. ...
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Buffer neighbouring polygons without overlap using QGIS

Is it possible to create a buffer around neighbouring polygons, so that the new polygons do not overlap? Preferably in QGIS but any other tool will do. So instead of the first result I would like ...
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How to Find Source and target using STBuffer And STIntersects in SQL Server?

I am using this query to find the source and target from Routes table, but it's not getting the correct result SELECT TOP 1 a.target FROM Routes a WHERE ...
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Create Right of Way from Street Centerline file

I have a project where I would like to take all of the right of way areas in a county and categorize them based on type/ownership (state right of way vs. county vs. private and maintenance ...
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Select points greater than a certain distance from related points based on shared foreign key id

I have a PostGIS-enabled PostrgeSQL db, using QGIS, with data using EPSG:4326, and projected as EPSG:29903. I have a table with points with pk point_id and a table with images with fk point_id. I want ...
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How to create circles starting with points and attributes (diameter, lat/long)?

I have a point shapefile with attributes (diameter, latitude and longitude). For each point in that file, I want to create a polygon (circle) described by those attributes. The new shapefile should ...
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Tabular Intersection producing Empty Output Why?

I am trying to run a Tabular Intersection on ArcGIS 10.2.2 between a 1000m buffer and a forest layer to establish the percentage cover and total area of trees within the buffer areas. Everytime I run ...
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Is there a way to select all items within a circular buffer?

I want to select all the items within a circular buffer. Inside the buffer are multipolygons and multipoints. See the screenshot i have posted.
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Select points from Buffers in ArcMap?

I have a buffers and I want to select all points within each of the buffer and output it as a table. That means one buffer may have 0 to about 10 points in it. I have tried spatial Join and intersect ...
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Arcobjects ConstructBuffers produces Error -2147220889?

I use the Esri-function ConstructBuffers in my arcobjects program. The call of this method produces a Error with code -2147220889. Looking up the error constants it says: ...
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Using each feature of vector layer as clip mask over separate point layer, storing results in either a Python list or in-memory scratch layer

I have a point layer (representing cities), and a set of vector layers whose features are hundreds of concentric discs, each of which I'd like to use as a clipping layer to select only the cities that ...
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Increasing size of buffer based on field in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using vector data from a CSV file and ArcGIS. I can use the Geoprocssing tool Buffer just fine, I use these parameters and ArcGIS does produce what I want, however it is way to small (my ...
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Circle created using ST_Buffer displays elongated on map

I am buffering a point to create a circle in PostGIS like: ST_Buffer(geo::geometry, .0002, 8) However, when displaying the polygon in Bing maps it ends up a vertically oriented ellipse or elongated ...
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Help using ST_Buffer for points

So I am trying to do a where clause on a select and my code is ST_Within(shape::GEOMETRY, ST_Buffer(ST_GeogFromText('@Value(_location)'), 5, 'endcap=round join=round') I am trying to buffer the ...
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Speeding up extraction time of proportion of land cover types in buffer from raster using R?

I would like to extract land cover data in a buffer of 10 km around objects of class SpatialLines and calculate proportion of each land cover type. So, I used the function extract (package raster). I ...
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Extracting Overlapping Parts of Single Polygon Layer using QGIS?

I have a single polygon layer with over 200 buffers with a lot of overlapping areas. I want to use QGIS to create a new layer representing the overlap. I've seen several questions that are similar, ...
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How to calculate proportion of a line segment around a point?

I am looking at certain variables surrounding points that represent Sea otter raft sites. The coast line surrounding the points is broken into unit lines (Essentially a polyline with attributes for ...
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Buffers not showing on map but viewable in Table of Contents of ArcMap?

I am completing Assignment 9-2 in GIS Tutorial ArcGIS 10.1 Book. I am suppose to set the map to a UTM for California (either 10N or 11N). I am then suppose to add a California Counties layer and ...
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ArcPy to select the location of two layers

I am very new at using python for geoprocessing I have a buffer layer 1 with a distance of 5 from each point I have a buffer layer 2 with a distance of 1 away from each polyline How do I show all ...
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Why does Buffering in QGIS fail with this error: Argument 1 has unexpected type 'NoneType'?

I get this error on both 2.10 & 2.12 on two different machines running Ubuntu 14.04 with Python 2.7.6. When trying to run the fixed-distance buffer on a shapefile with polylines I get the ...
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How to add a buffer on a point in Open Layers 3

I am trying to add a buffer around some points shown on a map. I have tried to do something similar back in the days of OL2 and I remember it was not straight forward. Is there a simple way to do ...
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GeometryEngine Offset or GeodesicBuffer - to get minimal corners.net

We have a a polygon which might have between 8 and 20 points, which we need to draw a boundary around, that is at least 1km around at all points. The restriction is that we can't increase the the ...
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Grouping points using grouping analysis to look at raster characteristics within overlapping buffers?

I want to extract averages from raster data that fall within buffer zones around a village point. The problem is that the villages are pretty close together in some places and I need to come up with ...
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Is there a way to have a 'live' buffer in QGIS

I use QGIS (2.10.1) to create buffers around polygons. I often create a series of buffers, and later need to edit the underlying polygons. It is frustrating to start from scratch in re-create ...
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How to Merge, Buffer, and then Intersect multiple features based off of the Buffer feature in ModelBuilder

I have created what I thought to be a simple ModelBuilder model and the final output (.shp format) is always an empty. As you will see in the ModelBuilder image below: Merged 3 track logs now called ...
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Determining Wet Well Service Area using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am using ArcMap 10.1 I have a wet well with a known ground elevation. I am trying to determine the service area of that area based on the assumptions that the wet well is 20 feet deep and that my ...
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Understanding target layer and source layer in Select By Location of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a lab assignment that i would need some help with. I have a 25km buffer that's in a circle. Within that i am supposed to make a map were the berries that people can pick are. The assignment is ...
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Create uneven, different diameter ellipse around point in QGIS 2.10

I am trying to make an attribute to show the uneven spread of the crown of a tree using the four cardinal points. I can use a buffer to show one feature, in this case a root protection area. But I ...
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Buffer zone outside objects cluster using FME

I am doing a buffer analysis around some roads. The buffer is 1000 meters and is dissolved. This gives me a buffer which covers the roads as well as the distance outwards. It looks like this: ...
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Finding distance and angle to points in point buffer, from center of buffer?

I have a number of buffer circles that contains some interesting points (the green points in the picture). I would like to find out the distance and angle from each buffer center (that I have in the ...
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Can you map distance bands?

I know you can calculate using distance bands, but can you actually illustrate them on the map in ArcGIS? I have a presentation next week, and it would be a useful illustration for me to use.
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arcpy.mapping exportPDF with ONLY one buffer ring turned on for associated iterated feature

I am exporting X number of maps iterating through a point feature class. Each feature class has a buffer drawn around them. I know how to export a PDF for each feature class at a fixed scale (if I ...
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Script Error when trying to run Buffer tool

I am trying to create a model and run the buffer tool in the model. When I try to set open "buffer" in the model to set parameters I get this: I am running Windows 7 on a Lenovo W541, ARCMap ...