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Subtracted 2 DTM layers to find the height of trees but all we have is the pixel values, can I convert this to height?

For a piece of coursework we have an aster layer that captures the tops of trees and a panorama layer that sees ground height (both are raster) so we have subtracted one from the other to get tree ...
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How to build a geographic database of GPS logs?

On our aerial wildlife surveys we typically generate dozens of GPX files, and usually convert most of them into shapefiles for display in a GIS application. GPX files are a terrific way of keeping all ...
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Converting pre-ADF coverages to current shapefiles?

I have a set of old coverage files, published at 1995-1996 in a CDROM by an official mapping authority. They were, therefore, made with ArcView 1.x and don't have the ".adf" extension. The files that ...
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Convert from ecw to jpg

I am trying to converta batch of ecw aerial photos to jpg in arcmap using the ( Raster to other format) but each time it converts 4 or 5 images and then fails and show this message. i tried to ...
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How to convert Distance, Azimuth, Dip to XYZ?

I have an excel spreadsheet with header and survey drill data. Header data contains hole ID, and location coordinates, and the survey data contains related downhole survey with Distance, Azimuth and ...
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How to convert local Coordinates to lat/long Coordinates

I'm using QGIS to do some data analysis and visualization for my newspaper. I received some x,y coordinates from the City of Minneapolis that I can use to build some static graphical maps shaped like ...
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Convert geography to geometry in H2GIS?

In H2GIS, geometry can be converted to geography with function "ST_Transform" For example: SELECT ST_Transform(ST_GeomFromText( 'POINT(584173 2594514)', 27572), 4326); -- Answer: ...
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Generating a Mesh from DTM

Are there any tools that can take a DTM, in asc or geotiff format and generate a mesh from this that can used in meshlab or similar software. I have asc DTM file that I need to convert to a ply mesh ...
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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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What is causing invalid spatial reference error using ogr2ogr converting PostGIS to FileGDB in a Feature Dataset?

I am trying to use ogr2ogr to convert a layer from PostGIS to a FileGDB. I want the layer to be created inside a Feature Dataset. The spatial reference of the source layer is EPSG:3500. The spatial ...
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importing XYZ to arcmap

My colleague has several hundred xyz files (*.xyz) and wants to make a DEM to use it in ArcMap. Files have three columns witohut first lane (variable names). I suggested her: to add first line with ...
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“Points To Raster Tool”- Output pixel values differ from original point values

I am trying to convert an evenly spaced set of points to a raster using the "Points To Raster" tool in 10.1. Problem: Generally, the raster makes sense, but in some areas the cell values differ quite ...
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convert lat long coordinates in a table to MGRS

I have an Excel table with lat and long coordinates in separate fields. Now I'd like to convert these fields into a third field with its MGRS coordinate. Any suggestions of how?
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Convert GeoPDF with GDAL

I'm attempting to convert a USGS US Topo GeoPDF in Windows. I'm using GDAL 1.11.1. My initial attempts were with this Python script, which automates the process by feeding a command to the Windows ...
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After Polyline to Raster conversion empty attribute table in ArcMap10.2

I have a line feature class (displaying different types of roads) and want to convert this into a raster. For this I used the Polyline to Raster conversion tool, using "type" in the Value field in ...
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How to convert shapefiles into ascii grid .asc in QGIS?

I downloaded multiple zips that cover a small island from the Rhode Island Geographic Information System webpage, specifically the geographic files that make up Block Island. Here's the source: ...
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Convert CSPro .map to ArcGIS shape file?

I have census data that uses the widely-established CSPro software. It also comes with a Map viewer and the data files are .map and .mdf extensions. Does anyone know how to convert these into an ...
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Conversion of CSV file in MyGeoData Converter - XY columns not recognized

Recently I have tried to import various CSV files with XY coordinates to MyGeoData Converter. In some cases I got a message: Selected data does not have a spatial part! For example, this file ...
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ArcGIS 10. Convert dbf to csv or similar in ArcPy without cursors

I have many dbf's created by the Spatial Analyst Sample tool. I would like to convert those dbf's into csv's or space delimited (or any text for that matter). I can't seem to find the ArcPy equivalent ...
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How to import and display a road network in XML to ArcGis?

I am trying to convert xml data to shapefile features using ArcGis 10.1. Im using the open source SUMO traffic simulation software. Part of the model process is to convert OpenStreetMap road network ...
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Convert ESRI Integer ASCII Grid to something useful

How could I convert a file(s) which is "DIGITAL Map data stored in ESRI ARCInfo Integer ASCII Grid format" into something the rest of us can use? i.e import into QGIS. The main file has no extension ...
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Conversion problem with 'Feature to Raster': resulting Raster not visible in ArcMap

I want to convert a Shapefile consisting of numerous point-features that each represent a specific height in my DEM to GRID-format so that i can then analyze it with Spatial Analyst. Mysteriously, ...
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GDAL_translate: converting ESRI GRID to Geotiff in batch

The Challenge: To batch convert 1000 rasters in ESRI Grid binary to Geotiff using either using a batch file or Python 2.7 without ArcGIS/Arcpy module. The Tools: Win7Pro, GDAL 1.9.2 (via OSGeo4W), ...
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Converting *.asc to *.shp without using ArcGIS for Desktop or QGIS?

I am trying to perform file conversion programmatically, using C#. I have read the ESRI Shapefile Technical Description (An ESRI White Paper—July 1998). I cannot calculate records for *.shp file ...
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GIS system for displaying GDSII(*.gds) format?

I want to display vector graphics on raster graphics and I have vector scheme in GDSII format. There are some viewers for GDSII like KLayout for example, but they don't support raster graphics. Is ...
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How to convert different lidar data formats to raster DTM and measure its geographic position accuracy?

I'm trying to generate a DTM from lidar data and I'm new in the this field. I have different kind of files which describe the same area (different versions): *.dtm *.xyz *.xyz with variable grid ...
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impacts of converting TIN to GRID

My DEM comes in TIN-format so that i will have to convert it to GRID to be able to analyse it with Spatial Analyst. Will there be any inaccuracies to my data from converting TIN to GRID?
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Open source alternative to FME from Safe Software for Spatial ETL? [duplicate]

Just wondering if there is any open source solution which comes close to safe FME? I would like to integrate it into my workflow, but it´s just another few thousand which my employer has to give out ...
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Fiona + Shapely: Loading a set of LineStrings and writing their centroids to a shapefile, including original properties

I am using Fiona to load a set of links. Then I put every record in the rows of a pandas.DataFrame. Then I get the centroid of each LineString using Shapely. Afterwards I copy the schema of the ...
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Features to 3D from 2D in QGIS

Is there a way to convert 2D features to "3D" features in QGIS? I know there is a way to do this in ArcMap by using an attribute value in the attribute table, but I am looking to do this with ...
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Convert PNG to GeoTiff using GDAL

I have a map portion PNG and its associated PRJ file. I want to convert the PNG to a GeoTIFF. I know how to convert a PNG to a GeoTiff if the bounding box is available: gdal_translate -of Gtiff ...
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Creating duplicate features based on many-to-one conversion of related table?

I need to create duplicate features (in this case parcels), using a related table to populate ID fields. In essence, I need to use a related table of parcel owners to create duplicate parcels, each ...
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Character encoding support in geodatabases and shapefiles

I've got several geodatabases that include feature classes with Greek letters in a lot of the attributes. When I try exporting a feature class as a shapefile from ArcCatalog, the attributes are ...
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Create a Shape file from Sql dump file

I am trying to map data by querying a table called xyz. I need to show the the_geom data on the map. I have below query in my mapserver .map file: DATA "the_geom from xyz using unique id using ...
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Mapinfo Conversion Plugins

I have created a land classification using QGIS in Geotiff format and need to convert this to Mapinfo format. I tried to used the conversion tool file type (Northwood Classified Grid Format .grc ...
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Converting JSON to GeoJSON or CSV?

How do you convert a JSON file to a GeoJSON file or csv. I have a JSON file with lat lon information, but how can I can convert this file to GeoJSON or csv. I have found some online tools to convert ...
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What is the correct way to convert a USGS Orthoimage from WorldImage format to tiled GeoTiff for GeoServer?

USGS provides different resolution orthoimage quadrangles in the WorldImage format (*.tif with an accompanying *.tfw world file). Some of these quadrangles can be used by GeoServer (2.1.0 - 2.1.2) by ...
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how to convert kml to wkt using geodjango or python?

in geodjango i found that i can use WKT to insert geometry such as: pnt = GEOSGeometry('POINT(5 23)') but it doesn't show how to do it if the data is KML, as my data is in kml format, so my plan is ...
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Convert shapefile with lists to data frame in R

I would like to ask some help for converting a shapefile to data frame. I downloaded data related to roads from Natural Earth. I imported the shapefile using shapefiles package like the following. ...
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How to generate a DEM from a contour Shapefile?

I want to create a DEM from depth contours (shapefile) in QGIS. I've been trying to work out how to do this based on this previous question, notably from this link from that page, however I'm stuck, ...
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How to save .shp to .csv so that the Name is in the first “column” of the .csv?

I am trying to convert a point shapefile to .csv with locations in QGIS. The problem I am having with the conversion is mainly that, in the resulting .csv file I would like to have the Name and then ...
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polygons to polygon conversion with attribute name [duplicate]

1) I have a polygon shapefile with 1000 multi-part polygons in it. Each Row of the table is a multipart polygon. 2) I need 1000 shapefiles with 1 multi-part polygon in each. 3) Each output shapefile ...
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Converting mercator meters without UTM zone?

I've been attempting to extract track information from Humminbird (Side Imaging Sonar) binary files and have hit a stumbling block with the coordinates it provides. The values are apparently in ...
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How to convert float to raster in QGIS

I have downloaded bathymetric data into QGIS. In order to use it I need to conduct a float to raster conversion. I have not been able to find how to do this on any of the forums. I have unsuccessfully ...
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Converting GeoNames csv file to shapefile?

How can I convert a Geonames csv file (downloaded from http://download.geonames.org/export/dump/) to a ShapeFile?
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ringer: help convert simple plugin to new QGIS 2.x

I have been trying to get this simple plug-in to work on QGIS 2.x. So far i got it to load, but it does nothing! all that it is supposed to do is place a polygon where a hole (ring) is. The code is ...
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Exporting to 2D (Arcview 3.0 compatible) shapefile in QGIS?

I need to run my shapefiles through a web mapping application which is incompatible with 3D shapefiles. At present I run them through the FME Universal Translator in Mapinfo, which enables you to ...
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Convert and export lat longs from text layer - QGIS

I have imported a Text Delimited Layer that was a csv file with three fields id, lat, long. The layer shows up correctly and the values are in Feet. I need to convert the Feet to Decimal Degrees and ...
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Convert polygon data into extreme lon/lat coordinates using QGIS

I'm very new to QGIS. I have a shape file of census blocks and want to use the data to plot points within each boundary using Google Maps api. I figure the best way to do this is to find the extreme ...