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DLS Grid for Province Alberta (Canada)

I have DLS grid data that I downloaded from http://www.altalis.com/products/property/ats.html (AltaLIS_ATS_V4.1_Coordinates data). But I don't know how to draw the grid on Google Maps. We have ...
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How can I create Mapbox vector tiles with zoom extent 0-4?

when I use Mapbox and load a vector polygon. after upload is done the file is converted to vector tiles. it is then assigned a zoom extent: How can I tweak this ? I would like the tiles created from ...
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How to convert (geodetic pose + cartesian offset) to geodetic position

I am in search of an algorithm to solve the first/direct geodetic problem precisely in 3D. The input is: a geodetic (not geocentric) position (WGS84, height is above the WGS84 reference ellipsoid) ...
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Converting NTX data to DXF/SHP

I've inherited some old CARIS GIS data (NTX format) and am needing to convert it into something usable while ensuring that all attributes remain intact. I do know of the NTXShape application ...
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Convert a .tif raster in .img format in QGIS

I have a raster file in .tif format and I want to convert it to .img with QGIS. Does anyone know how I could do that?
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Finding centrelines from polygons in QGIS?

I was wondering if there is a way to create centre lines from polygons in QGIS? I have a polygon layer, but ideally need the centrelines as a separate file.
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Windows software to convert GeoJSON (> 6Mb) to Excel/CSV?

I am trying to convert OpenStreetmap data GeoJSON to Excel (or .csv files). Few online converters are there. However, when the file is big (example: 6Mb Geojson), the browser is becoming ...
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Open a SBET file format in GIS software

After a LiDAR flight, we can get a file containing the airplane trajectory in SBET format - Smoothed Best Estimate of Trajectory. Is it possible to open it in a GIS software like QGIS or ArcGIS? If ...
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How to convert layout elements to graphics

I have many projects (mxd) and I´d like to convert ANY "live" elements like legends, scale bars, scale texts etc. into graphic automatically using arcpy. Is there a way? In questions and answers I ...
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How to read file geodatabase with Binary field in R?

Short version: how can I get into R the dataset available at this link? (you need to log in to download, but registration is free) The dataset that is downloadable at that link expands to a ...
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Converting Multiple Polylines to Polygons

I have a shapefile for Parcels but the whole thing seems to be divided into polylines rather than polygons. I'm trying to create an existing land use map. I was hoping there is an easier way to ...
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Lon/lat transformation

First I should clarify I don't have previous experience with the field, so I don't know the technical terminology. My question is as follows: I have two weather datasets: The first one has the ...
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Convert a geotiff web-mercator into an azimuthal equidistant projection

I have a geo-referenced tiff file, in the web-mercator projection; and I need it converted to an azimuthal equidistant projection. I'm new to GIS and can't figure out how to do this. I'm open to ...
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Bulk load multiple shapefiles into PostGIS

I've got over a hundred data layers in shapefile format that I want to upload into a PostGIS database. They are all in the same projection, but represent different data layers so they do not have the ...
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R - Programmatically convert raster stack in data frame based on polygon extraction

Sorry for cross-posting. I also posted this question at the R-SIG-GEO discussion list, but since I wanted to get as much feedback as possible I decided to post it here too. I am trying to extract ...
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QGIS problem with converting TIFF-DEM to ASCII

I converted a .tiff DSM into an .asc file. The output-file is stretched increasingly from th the upper to lower part (the dark structure under the classified DEM is the .asc-file). What went wrong? ...
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Tool for exporting las data

Is there any tool available for extracting the X, Y and Z channels from a .las file and exporting them to a .csv or similar file?
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How to convert AutoCAD file to Shapefile for map from ArcGIS API 3.2 for JavaScript?

I have an AutoCAD file that I want to convert to Shapfile to appear in a map by API for JavaScript in .net. What do I do?
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UTM to lat/long conversion using arc length formulae from library

Most of the descriptions I have seen for converting Lat/Long into UTM have some method of estimating ellipse arc lengths mixed into the formulas (e.g. see ...
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What's wrong in using latitude and longitude as X and Y on a Cartesian space?

What can go wrong and what kind of error can build up if I use geodetic coordinates as if they were cartesian and place my objects into my world with no conversion formulas?
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Getting transparent graphics in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a point layer symbolized with a logo I created. I have the layer set to 50% transparency. I would like to manually rearrange these logos by converting these symbols to graphics. Once I ...
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Export shapefile From PostGIS

I've a website where I'm giving the functionality of creating and editing line features. I'm using Leaflet-Draw plugin for drawing, PostGIS for storing the data and GeoJSON to display it on map. My ...
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convert csv to kml or geojson, etc using ogr2ogr or equivalent command line tools (use “latitude” and “longitude” attributes for coordinates)

I've just unsuccessfully tried to use ogr2ogr to convert CSV into KML like so: ogr2ogr -f "KML" output.kml input.csv The csv has "latitude" and "longitude" columns. The attributes are all loaded ...
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Preserving attributes during kml2shp conversion in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Looked online and found the two links below on preserving attributes when doing a kml2shp conversion. Thinking there might be a newer better way of accomplishing this using ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop? ...
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From .shp to .kml to .shp Without Losing Attributes

I've converted a shapefile with attributes to a .kml for a client. The .kml and attributes were then edited within google earth. I received the updated .kml and now I need to get it back to .shp. ...
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Converting historical (1992/2000/2006) TIGER/Line files to modern shapefile formats

I'm trying to get some historical geographic information from Wisconsin and have been pointed the way of the TIGER/Line Shapefiles. Unfortunately, they're in a strange format (see, e.g., the files for ...
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Convert raster to polygon

Using ArcMap 10.3, I want to digitized only the pale blue polygons in the raster into shapefile with "Raster to polygon" tool. This is the raster: I get a shapefile with gridcode field, but i don't ...
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Plot coordinates in ArcGIS 9.3 don't make sense

I have a layer of plot features in ArcGIS 9.3 that I want the UTM coordinates for. So I used the Feature to Point tool and then added XY coordinates to each point. I then viewed the Attribute table ...
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Why is shapefile not recognised by Mason?

I have a shapefile of an Ordnance Survey Mastermap ITN road network that I am trying to load into an agent-based modelling software called Mason. When I try to run my model I get the following error: ...
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Convert Points to Polygons in QGIS

Is it possible to convert Points into Polygons in QGIS 2.10 Pisa? I just want to create a 1x1m Polygon based on the centroid of each Point. I tried Vector > Geometry Tools > Voronoi Polygons but that ...
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Plot Canadian (Alberta Province) township, range, and section data on Google Maps

We are working on a project where we need to plot some part of Canada (Alberta) over Google Maps. We can plot maps on Google with coordinates (lat/long) or geometry values. But our client provided us ...
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How to convert SHP to GPX or to JSON?

I would like to convert the tree inventory shape files of London (Canada) into a GPX file and if possible into a JSON file. You can download the archive from their Open Data website. It contains the ...
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How to preserve dgn cad file attributes when exporting from microstation and importing into Arcmap?

I'm trying to import water utility lines from Microstation into ArcMap. The water utility lines are symbolized by size in Microstation, but when I try to view the attribute table in ArcMap the ...
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Trying to make one file out of many Hillshade files

I am trying to make a hilshade file for all of Colorado but when I download the DEM data for the state there are over 25 files. I have converted them all to hillsahde, but now I want to work with just ...
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Converting from local coordinates to coordinates GPS?

i am working with business object tool traying to make a kml file to be imported on google maps. I dont know much about geographic systems, but i begin to understand some basic things. I have a ...
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How to calculate Distance, Azimuth and Dip from two XYZ coordinates

I have two XYZ coordinates and I would like to calculate the Distance, Azimuth and Dip between them. I have come across a similar question on this site that calculates it the other way around (with ...
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How to convert a line shapefile to a polygon shapefile? [duplicate]

I am using Arcgis 10.1 and have an existing line shapefile that i would like to convert to polygons.
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Converting UTM to Lat Long inside a Game Engine(Untiy 3d)

This is my first post on Stack Exchange. I have exhausted my research through the game engine forums, so I am trying this forum since you guys seem to be the experts. I have an external device that ...
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How to edit a tiff aerial image in ArcMap 10.3

(beginner with arcmap) I have aerial images in tiff format and I need to edit them in order to draw polygons on them. When trying to edit them I get a message that says that there are no layers ...
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Converting binary TRMM to GeoTIFF using R?

I´m trying to convert a binary image of TRMM satellite to Geotiff format using this R code: setwd("C:/Users/Hugo/Desktop") trmm.data.file<-"C:/Users/Hugo/Desktop/3B42_daily.2013.04.22.7.bin" ...
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How to convert a shapefile to WKT?

I'm trying to convert a shapefile into the simple Well Known Text (WKT) format in the example below (from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Well-known_text). MULTIPOLYGON (((40 40, 20 45, 45 30, 40 40)), ...
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Converting Shapefile to X3D format?

Does anyone know of an effective workflow to convert 3d-enabled shapefiles to X3D format? I have several projects containing anywhere from 10 to 5000 features (building sections) that I would like to ...
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Which coordinate system does MapTiler use for its “Photoshop Overlay for Google Maps” page?

I am attempting to use this MapTiler webpage to create a background image that I can position my image over and then use GDAL to generate tiles. My process is: Position the map on the MapTiler page ...
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Converting raster layer to polygon form using ArcMap?

I am trying to convert a raster layer of U.S. climatic regions into polygon format using ArcMap 9.3 under Windows XP. The original data are to be found at the following address: Koppen Climate ...
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Converting MapInfo workspace/QGIS project to ArcGIS for Desktop?

I need to deliver maps in ArcGIS format to a client, but I only work in MapInfo and QGIS. Is there any way to convert a MapInfo workspace or a QGIS project to ArcGIS for Desktop, keeping styles and ...
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Convert from shapefile or raster formats to LAS (preferably free)

I am looking for a solution to convert either from ESRI shapefile format to LAS or from a common raster format to LAS. I have access to following software: ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop (arcinfo with ...
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Conversion from .shp to .dxf in one unified layer

I am trying to make a 3D .dxf out of a 2D shapefile for several hundred buildings. Doing this in one fell swoop is proving to be a roadblock. In ArcScene, I extruded building heights for maybe two ...
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How to convert GRIB-1 to GRIB-2?

I need to get data for my database from some GRIB files (binary), I downloaded wgrib2, which can export GRIB-2 files to .csv and csv is very suitable for me, but some GRIB files are GRIB-1, so I used ...
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From featureclass (or shp) to WKT e GeoJSON

I use ArcGIS 10.1 without Data Interoperability extension and I want to convert some feature classes (point, lines and polygons) contained in an .mdb. I read some posts but can't convert my file. ...
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How to CONVERT Modis 09 files from hdf to geotiff [duplicate]

I have about 300 modis 09 files that need to be converted to geotiff format. I initially used the MRTSwath tool, but it would not pick some of the files as input giving the message 'Input Header ...