A reference framework consisting of a set of points, lines, and/or surfaces, and a set of rules, used to define the positions of points in space in either two or three dimensions.

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Coordinate System choice for Nearest Neighbor

Here's an interesting scenario I came upon yesterday and I wanted to throw it out as a question to try help me visualize what is happening. I have a single point (a person, say) who is looking for ...
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Calculating areas in metric units on polygons that are stored in geographic coordinate reference system using ArcPy?

If one uses arcpy to calculate areas for a field in metric units on a polygon shapefile in a geographic coordinate system it will work, and give you plausible results. According to the documentation ...
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Changing CRS units from meters to kilometers in QGIS

I have shape files with CRS of SWEREF99 with +proj=utm +zone=33 +ellps=GRS80 +towgs84=0,0,0,0,0,0,0 +units=m +no_defs The units are all in meters but I prefer to make a map with coordinates in ...
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Should I set the projection if the data has already been projected?

I need to plot some data which was produced on a native grid with a lambert conformal conic projection. I need to create a geotiff (using python and gdal) and was wondering how to go about and do ...
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Querying for points within polygon in MySQL?

I have polygon in this format POLYGON(23.816364700000001 87.574939799999996 ,23.814872699999999 87.572279100000003 ,23.812595399999999 87.572279100000003 ,23.809925700000001 87.571678300000002 ...
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problem with area calculation in QGIS

I encountered a problem in QGIS 2.10.1 when I tried to calculate the areas of polygons in a polygon layer. I followed the instructions here ...
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Strategies and methods that Datums and Coordinate Systems use to account for movement of the earth's surface

Are there datums and coordinate systems that address the issue of shifting coordinates through time? If so, what are some of the strategies and methods that the datums and coordinate systems use to ...
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Disparity between QGIS and ArcGIS for Desktop georeference results?

I am georeferencing a static map in JPEG format. I would prefer to use QGIS for a variety of reasons. I've never georeferenced with QGIS before, so I may not have the process quite right. I ...
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Easy Custom Labelling and CRS Issues

I'm having several issues with a vector layer in a project I have been working on for the last week. None of the overall settings have been changed but it appears that there is an issue with the CRS ...
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Updated GPS coordinate shows rotated point

So I have a GPS coordinate: 8.6258,47.3325 Which I use as my origin. Then I have the path of an object that has been moving around based on the ENU position, say: -10, 12 //east, north in meters ...
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Loading AHN files correctly into MicroDEM?

In the netherlands we have the ahn elevation data files(to be found on: http://geodata.nationaalgeoregister.nl/ahn2/atom/ahn2_05m_ruw.xml) (based on rd projection). If i imort these files into ...
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Get spatialReference Domain, with XY Precision

I'm trying to get a spatialReference domain from prj file by using the function : private void ConstructCoordinateSystem(bool highPrecision) { // SpatialReferenceEnvironment is a singleton object ...
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How can I quantify whether locations of one 'type' are closer to one another compared to a second 'type'?

This might have an obvious answer but I'm new to GIS and can't seem to find the right technique... I've got GPS points for a bunch of households and have calculated the distance (in km) between each ...
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Flat Map that can go thru North Pole

Is there any map SDK or tool that can show the navigation that passes through the north pole in a flat way? Basically If I use a Mercator projection map it is only flat and cannot show the north part ...
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Is it possible to set points without coordinates onto a map?

I have the following Situation: csv-file with 1000 lines of measurements. These measurements were done indoor in a building without GPS. The measurement-system allows to set "markers" at any time. ...
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OS Open Source data tif files

I'm a new QGIS user and am having trouble adding tif files from OS VectorMap District. I get them on to the map but they always appear in the bottom left hand corner, which I would guess indicates a ...
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Text box with automated coordinate reference system in use on Qgis

Using an expression, is it possible to automatically fill a text box placed on the map (in the composer) showing the reference coordinate system of the project? If possible, how would that expression ...
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problem with view of open layer plugin map and swiss national coordinate system in print composer

Mi projects are in the swiss coordinate system (CH0193+ / LV95) and I use Open Layers Plugin for the base map (google streets). In the normal window, this seems to work fine: As soon as I open ...
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Projected CRS interfering with Spatial Analyses?

I have come across a problem I am very puzzled about. I am working with two polygon shape files, one of which is a buffer around the other, and a point shape file in a project set to EPSG:54016. All ...
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NBI Coordinate Data Missing place-holding zeroes for DMS format

When working with National Bridge Inventory (NBI) coordinates I have found what appears to be an error in the raw data provided. I couldn't find any other mention of this specific error when ...
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Schematic Map in GIS Tools?

The Question: Is there way to leverage GIS tools to author/edit a schematic map where elements' geometries has canvas-based coordinates rather than real-world coordinates on Earth? Perhaps to ...
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Integrating New Coordinate System as Default in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a database in Postgres whose Coordinate System is a local one. I mean it is not defined as default in ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop. On the other hand I have ArcGIS with SDE working over Oracle. ...
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Query all Object within n kilometer Radius with Hibernate Spatial?

I use hibernate spatial attach a geolocation to a car. My card domain class looks like this: import com.vividsolutions.jts.geom.Point class Card { String name Point location } My program is ...
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rasters written with gdal show up with units of meters when they should be degrees

I have some SMOS soil moisture data packaged in a netcdf format distributed by "cp34-bec". I have been able to use GDAL to extract this data as a raster layer, using a projection i think is ...
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Projections way off on data imported into QGIS?

I have elevation data as a .shp from the USDA ARS and Hi-Res Orthoimages (Mystery Projection (UTM 15N?)) from the USGS website as geoTIFFs (plain NAD 83). I am trying to project all of the images ...
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Georeferencing reversal of image

I georeferenced a map and it posted to canvas as a mirror image of the original map. I set my project CRS before starting and also made sure to set the same SRS for the Geotiff being created and ...
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How to project WRF data (lat/lon) onto ArcGIS maps

I have climate data generated using the WRF model, in lat/lon format (lambert conformal projection), in an Excel file. I'm looking to project / overlay this data onto a map of the UK using ArcGIS, ...
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Converting coordinate system of feature layers and datasets programmatically

I am trying to convert coordinate system of featurelayer and datasets using ESRI.ArcGIS.DataManagementTools.Project . The tool works fine in ArcCatalog . I have doubts about the parameters i am ...
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Are there any conditions that could break the creation of an arcpy.Polygon object?

I have a script that generates a mesh network from vertex and centroid inputs, and it works for almost all my points. But for some records that get created in the feature class via the script, their ...
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Identify coordinate system used near Kuala Lampur

I have some coordinates that were given to me, and I do not know much about how they were taken. I thought they were UTM coordinates, but when I try to convert them using some online tools I always ...
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ESRI/Mapinfo MGA56 prj vs QGIS MGA56 prj

I am trying to understand why the degree unit is different between ESRI/Mapinfo and QGIS: ESRI/Mapinfo ...
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Wetterzentrale maps georeferencing - coordinate system?

I'm trying to georeference two maps from wetterzentrale in ArcGIS. In what coordinate system are those maps created?
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converting coordinate/reference system on IDRISI Selva

i had converted my shp.coordinate/reference system from plane to UTM 48S in IDRISI Selva by change it directly at its layer properties. And after, theres message said that the changing is only for ...
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Reproject before a Spatial Join

I have one polygon file containing all German municipalities as well as a point file. For each municipality, I would like to compute the average of a certain attribute of all points within the ...
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ArcGIS Server WMS URL Syntax Incorrect

Having a strange issue consuming WMS services hosted on ArcGIS Server 10.3. When the service is cached in ESRI's compact format, the request fails with HTTP 400. In exploded format, it works ...
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Which projection should be chosen to model transmission lines across the USA?

I am looking at different options for high voltage power lines in the US. These power lines cross several states. Since in the end the distance is of importance, is the USA Contiguous Equidistant ...
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Unknown coordinates in Shapefile, projecting doesn't give expected results

I'm reading a Shape file (four files actually, .dbf, .prj, .shp and .shx) containing polygons representing certain areas in my neighborhood. For this I use C# and a library called DotSpatial. I can ...
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Issues in projection while defining data frame extent by coordinates

I'm trying to set the following coordinates to a dataframe: custom_extent = {1:-87.678956, 2: -87.611652, 3:41.867129, 4:41.954932} where 1 is key for XMin, 2 is key for XMax, 3 is key for YMin, ...
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Max length for WKT name

First of all, sorry if this is obvious or stupid questions. I am not very familiar with geographic information system. My question is, is there max length limitation on WKT name? see the bold text ...
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Leaflet CRS.Simple or CRS.EPSG3857 conversion Problem

I'm using v-leaflet (0.61) , a vaadin plugin, to visualize some layers over a map. Clicking on the map, I create a wms query to geoserver. The query needs some parameters and one of them is the bbox. ...
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How to shift a CRS by an observed offset

I have a drone image is which is geo-referenced over a Google Sat. image. These align well, and both use WGS84-Pseudo Mercator (EPSG:3857). I have a set of data points in a shape file which are ...
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Projection problems when importing .kml from Google Earth to QGIS

I want to open several points that I exported from Google Earth as a .kml in QGIS for further use. I can import the data and the points are displayed but something must be wrong with the projection as ...
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SRS in GeoServer and OpenLayers

I have a shape file with projection WGS84,when I added it to GeoServer,the Native SRS is Unknown and for Declared SRS I wrote EPSG:4326. However, the shape file became a mass if opened in Layer ...
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Why do I get unexpected coordinates after converting EPSG 102014 to EPSG 4326?

I have this Europe map (EPSG 102014) and I am trying to convert it to EPSG 4326 using geoconverter.hsr.ch After the conversion is done, I expect that coordinates are in the range of -180,180 and ...
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Points In Attribute Table Will Not Display In Data View

I am using ArcMap 10.2.2 and opening a shapefile of points. My issues is this: the points do not appear in the data view. In other words, I cannot view the points in the display where they usually ...
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How to solve coordinate differences between packages

I have two maps generated by two different methods. The first, I used maps package and the function map() and symbols(). On the other hand, I used the ggmap package with the ggmap() and geom_point() ...
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Why can't gdal save CRS information to GeoJSON?

gdal fails to add CRS definitions to GeoJSON files in some cases. Try this, for example, from any linux terminal that has gdal installed: # download the data wget ...
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Is spatial reference information suceptible to be translated?

In an English application that uses ArcObjects API from ESRI, the information regards the spatial reference system is displayed in English as the API gives it. If the application is translated to ...
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How to change Axis Order when transfering data from WFS to Postgis DB

I am using GeoKettle to transfer data from a WFS service to a Postgis DB. The projection of the geometries is WGS 84 : GEOGCS["WGS 84", DATUM["World Geodetic System 1984", SPHEROID["WGS 84", ...
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calculating raster summary stats/pojection requirements

I have downloaded the ArcMap online ‘World Administrative Divisions’ polygon layer, and then projected it into World_Behrmann. so my data frame properties are set at: World_Behrmann WKID: 54017 ...