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

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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 ...
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How to visualize point accuracy with buffers in QGIS?

I have a CSV file that contains 3 columns - Lat, Long, and Accuracy. The Lat and Long fields contain point data in decimal format. The Accuracy fields contain a numeric values that indicate the ...
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Merge and dissolve overlapping polygons?

I have a situation in which I have both network buffers and circular buffers around the same points (as separate feature classes), and I want to merge the buffers and dissolve into one polygon for ...
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Display 3D collada files and shapefiles [duplicate]

How do I display 3D Collada (or Multipatch) building model along with some 3D buffer shapefiles using python? I was using arcpy for buffering, but arcpy does not have the feature to add shapefiles ...
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Creating a cumulative factor based on multiple buffers

I'm using QGIS 2.12.0 and am trying to formulate a hierarchy for the risk factor associated with footpath polygons based on their proximity to pedestrian generators and the importance factor of that ...
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polygon split with predefined area

I am trying to split an irregular polygon into 120 equal area blocks. I also need a buffer around each new block within the polygon. Is this possible in QGIS 2.12.1?
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Correlation of yield data within a buffer zone

Working with QGIS 2.12.1-Lyon, I am trying to compare one point (single shape file) with multiple others that fall within a buffer zone of 10m i.e. comparing one shape file with another. The end ...
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Combining attributes of point data within buffer using QGIS?

I have city data broken down into intersections and roads. Around each intersection, I have created a buffer. I also have parcel data, including the attribute "gross tax 2015" for each parcel. I ...
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I have many points (the points have elevation) I want to remove some points that are too close together

How I can select points in a buffer (just each buffer) and among them choose a point that having more elevation? (in ArcMap) (Each point can be in several buffer and as each buffer can have multiple ...
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Problem with buffers - QGIS buffers

I have a problem with the function buffers in QGIS. I prepared a layer with bus stops and buffers for them (500 m). Then I joined layer with buffers and layer with density of population. I want to ...
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Separate buffer for road lines

I want to a buffer around road (dwg file) in Arcgis. I am merging road lines but there are separate buffers for every line of road.
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Qgis 2.14 Changing line and buffer at the same time

I have created many buffers for a line shapefile, but now I have to change the line path and would like the buffers to change automatically. Is this possible?
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Buffering road segments based on point ID

I need to create a buffer around bridge points along the roads underneath. I created a model that does this - so it buffers the bridges, clips the roads layer to the buffered shape, but since the road ...
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Extract values from Rasters in R based on spatial points and spatial polygons

I am trying to extract values from a raster file using the extract command in R mentioned here: http://www.inside-r.org/packages/cran/raster/docs/extract My raster file is unprojected (WGS84 ...
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Examining the information in the buffer

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop. I want to combine the following two data sets. 10km buffer of housing data(polygon) road data(polyline). It looks like this: I want to know the object ID ...
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QGIS Buffer and CRS [duplicate]

I am working on a Project for an assignment. Basically I want the points on the map to have a 3 mile radius around them. The places are from a shape file. Once I try to set a radius I am selecting the ...
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Find Co-located points in single layer

I have a layer (currently the source is a csv file) with 130,000 points. Many of these points are co-located in a building room. How can I identify points that are within a small distance of another ...
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How to compare distributions to determine if facilities are in the best location to serve the population? [closed]

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 for this project. I am interested in determining how well (coverage or overlap) testing facilities serve high disease prevalence neighborhoods. I geocoded both the testing ...
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How to extract a buffer layer from a vast amount of individual buffers around polygons using ArcMap?

I have a vector layer containing nearly 8000 singlepart polygons. It looks like this: I want statistics on the area that is further than 2,5m away from any border. I thought I could do this by ...
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buffer in spsample for distance between randomly selected points

I wanted to know if there is a way to add a buffer in the function spsample in the sp package. I am randomly selecting points within 28 polygons and would like to specific a minimum distance the ...
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Shapefile buffer assigning to each buffer a different length

I am new to ArcGIS and Python. I have drawn a set of lines (corresponding to a network) in a shapefile. I would like to buffer them, but each line has a different buffer length, so I thought to do it ...
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How to automatically sum up values within buffers?

I want to establish the population figures within multi-ring buffers around certain site. I have set up the buffers and am running a select by location query on each concentric ring. Once the ...
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QGIS: Buffer around external border of a country based on federal state borders

based on the question "QGIS: several layers - query" I have an additional question: With "join attributes by location" I got a layer that constist of the city names with the corresponding ferdale ...
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Extracting cell size of Raster as value for buffering using ModelBuilder?

I am creating a model in ArcGIS ModelBuilder to buffer a line. I would like the buffer distance to be based on the cell size of a raster. The cell size may change depending upon which raster the user ...
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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 [duplicate]

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 QGIS. My problem is that I don't need an air-line distance of 25 km around the points, but a "real distance" having ...
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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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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 (EPSG:...
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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 buffer....
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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 (ROUND((geometry::Point(73.0135494838,19....
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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: ...