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How to improve cartographic visualization of overlapping polygons?

I need some advice about how to improve the visualization of cartographic information. User can select different species and the webmapping app shows its geographical distribution (polygonal degree ...
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D3 for maps---at what stage to bring in data to the geo?

I'd like to map a world choropleth for display with D3, a la: http://bl.ocks.org/mbostock/4206573 http://bl.ocks.org/jasondavies/4188334 I have a dataset I'd like to display that's keyed to ...
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How to create a GeoJSON that works with D3?

I'm simply trying to convert a .shp file to a geoJSON format using: ogr2ogr -f geoJSON output.json input.shp After executing the command nothing seems to be wrong. Here's an excerpt from the ...
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How can I render latitude-longitude coordinates on a map with D3?

I am trying to overlay dots of arbitrary sets of longitude-latitude coordinates on top of a United States map. So far I have found the D3 cartography example, but when I try to place dots on X,Y ...
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Should I use a discrete or continuous scale for coloring a chloropleth?

I am making a choropleth for an upcoming local race using D3. There are two candidates running for an election. For any given polygon on my map, if the red candidate has more votes, the color should ...
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Moving a shape around the earth while maintaining the proper projection

What is the transformation needed to be taken on every data point of a shape to rotate that shape around the globe. I'm trying to figure out the math behind this kind of transformation so I can ...
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d3.geo.path() to draw a path from GIS coordinates

Trying to take GIS data of the zip codes of the Bronx and turn it into a map using d3.js. But I am having trouble rendering. Could you show me proper use of d3.geo.path() ? [ [ -73.84463693999993, ...
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demers cartogram

How do you make a demers cartogram from a shapefile/topojson/geojson? I have tried scapetoad and indiemapper and i can not duplicate what you find on the links below. ...
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D3 to match this QGIS projection?

I have a map of Finland in QGIS, which says CRS = ETRS89 / ETRS-TM35 (Authority ID = EPSG:3047). I'm trying to show the map with D3, and can't quite match the borders/projection. The black one is ...
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Adding Properties to GeoJSON File

I have a GeoJSON file of the country of Haiti with the administrative boundaries for communes (i.e. counties). Here is the file: ...
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Populating D3 Graph with Cartodb

I have been looking at D3 and following along with their basic tutorials. In the documentation you can use json files to create graphs, however I am confused on how to make the connection from my ...
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How to load big geo-data file into web application

I am building a web app where I show details in map. I load data using geojson file (190 mb). I was looking in different possibilities to show the data, here there are: Leaflet GeoJSon: it should ...
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“Hello World” introduction for ubuntuGIS?

Is the GIS equivalent of "Hello world!" = "You are here?" I installed ubuntuGIS recently, but I'm a little overwhelmed navigating the network of many packages to begin accomplishing simple things. ...
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How to properly convert landmass NaturalEarth data into GeoJSON?

100% Newbie. I've been following Mike's d3 Map Tutorial and I've come up against a challenge. I guess my question essentially boils down to: how does one generate the proper GeoJSON/TopoJSON files ...
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d3 + Leaflet apply class value from geojson data

I have a geojson file that I'l able to draw just fine with D3 + Leaflet. I'm having trouble applying a class to the svg objects with a value from the geojson file. Each feature in the geojson file has ...
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Troubleshooting with Tiger for d3 — is this the wrong projection? Why's it look like this?

UPDATE: Solved, sort of … I downloaded the file afresh and tried feeding it through ogr2ogr and topojson again … and wouldn't you know … after a while it worked. I think I was possibly not setting an ...
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display a choropleth map using D3 and Leaftlet

I am trying to get a leaflet map to display a choropleth map using d3. I have written this code using samples I have found however the map just displays as the black fill, not the color classes I ...
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Either GeoJson to TopoJson conversion problem, or projection-issue with D3.js

My 'handcrafted' cartogram (How to create contiguous area cartograms in QGIS or R?) is ready to embed in code - I want to present it online with D3.js. Therefore I produced a topoJSON file of it - ...
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Conversion from Shapefile to TopoJSON format results in incorrect map when rendered using d3js

I am trying to build a map of Canada showing FSA boundaries using d3js. I got shape data from Statistics Canada ...
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D3 missing zoom Choropleth + Raster

following this example and Choropleth from Mike's site trying to get: image + vector + choropleth = my map As you can see I'd lost zoom capability on vector layer. I'd been trying differents things, ...
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how we create line between two cordinates on polymap?

I am working on d3 and polymaps, I plot map and create circle on the given latitude and longitude which retrieves from the JSON file but now I want to connect those circles with line. I tried to do it ...
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SVG control not visible on top of Leaflet.js

I'm using Leaflet 0.7.1 and want to draw a radial menu (like openstreetmap's iD editor) on top using d3. Some examples I found use Leaflet's overlayPane to append the svg element to: var ...
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How to render iD editor-style streetmaps?

Is there a simple way to render OSM data (let's start with just streets and names for a single metro area) client side as nodes and edges like the new iD editor? I'm comfortable with d3 but am ...
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Converting from shp to geojson fails

I'm following Mike Bostock's tutorial, let's make a map, but for a map of Mexico. I want to display state boundaries. I was able to get the map of Mexico from Natural Earth Data's world maps. My ...
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CartoD3 chart not displaying - CartoDB

I have tornados table with columns damage,date,month . I used the following code to create a barchart . <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN" ...
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D3 adding topojson - no data visible

Yesterday I asked what would be the best method of creating an overlay in a web map that would allow for some interactivity. Create interactive map with no server Thanks to a variety of people who ...
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How to determine intersection between geojson feature and given coordinates?

I'm overlaying a leaflet map with features of geojson, fetched with d3 and added as SVG elements to the DOM. My geojson contains too many features to render at once, so my goal is to add to the map ...
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How do you open shapefiles with ogr2ogr [closed]

I'm following along the D3 tutorial, and on this line: ogr2ogr \ -f GeoJSON \ -where "adm0_a3 IN ('GBR', 'IRL')" \ subunits.json \ ne_10m_admin_0_map_subunits.shp run into the following ...
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Align vector and raster layers with D3

I have a geocoded raster image that I want to use as the background to a vector map with D3.js. The screenshot shows the layers in QGIS (grey is raster). Here's the markup for the map: <div ...
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Finding centroids for icosahedral gnomonic projection?

I've been trying to create an icosahedral gnomonic projection, like this example by Jason Davies or this one (the Fisher projection). The method that I initially used was using the centroid of each ...
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Any Examples of D3.brush() used with Leaflet?

I have a leaflet map that I have placed an SVG "on top of" using the leaflet overlay pane. I want to add a D3 brush to the overlay pane that will then update a separate chart. I've looked around for ...
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How to nest GeoJSON features based on their geometry in javascript?

I have a GeoJson object with polygon features. Some of them have same geometry. They look like this: squareData = { "type": "FeatureCollection", "crs": { "type": "name", "properties": { "name": ...
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Creating a distance overlay that is computed by the distance of points/lines and recalculated on zooming

I created a fictional map and visualized it with d3. Now I would like to show a scale/rule so that the user can see which distance (kilometers,meters) he is currently using. I was thinking about ...
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Showing link for every city at different zoom levels using Leaflet?

I have a Leaflet map that I am using to render a map of the U.S. The map will have specific zoom levels. For example, when the map first loads it will show major U.S. cities. Then if you zoom in it ...
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Simplifying TopoJSON causes leak of Natural Earth in d3

I'm working with topoJSON and D3 to display Natural Earth data on a globe. Obviously, we need to simplify our geometries while still keeping borders consistent. We've created a script as based on ...
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D3.js cannot render my geoJSON file

I've been trying to draw maps using the d3.js library in a manner similar to that below. <script> //Width and height var w = 500; var h = 300; //Define path ...
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Is there a standard projection for Sub-Saharan Africa?

With the help of d3.js, TopoJSON, and data from Glottolog I have made this map of Bantu languages that exist in Sub-Saharan Africa. I've used the standard Mercator projection so far. I know that ...
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Draw line overlays and center map

(Apologies if this is a trivial question; I'm completely new to the GIS world.) I have a dataset with start and end points of lines. Columns in the table are unique_line_id, line_start_point_lat, ...
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Good projections for Middle East and North Africa in D3?

I'm a data visualizer who's mostly worked with US data, and I'm familiar with AlbersUSA project. However, I'm going to be doing a series of graphics on the Middle East. Any suggestions or interesting ...
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How to move and open shapefiles with ogr2ogr?

I'm a total newb following along the d3 map tutorial. at this line: ogr2ogr \ -f GeoJSON \ -where "adm0_a3 IN ('GBR', 'IRL')" \ subunits.json \ ne_10m_admin_0_map_subunits.shp I get ...
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Issue with using TopoJSON server API to return TopoJSON object with properties

I am creating a node application and using TopoJSON server API reference (see the link below) to convert a GeoJSON object to a TopoJSON object. TopoJSON server API reference I used these three lines ...
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get data from WFS and present in using d3js - correct projection

I'm trying to get data for map of Poland. I found WFS service that provides GML files. It is located under: http://sdi.geoportal.gov.pl/wfs_prg/wfservice.aspx?request=getCapabilities&service=wfs ...
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Firefox and D3: Zoom + Pan bug

I have a simple code here some map with zoom+pan effect. It work fine on Opera, Chrome even IE. But Firefox do not show it.- If you open "Inspector" panel, you'll see has same values (translation, ...
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ogr2ogr problem mapping shapefile to geojson ETRS89 / Poland CS92

I'm trying to convert official boundaries of administrative regions of Poland from official governmental site (codgik.gov.pl). I want to use those data because they are official ones, and set contains ...
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Rectangular bounding box curved in D3.js

I am trying to project polygons to a map with a static background image using D3.js. The polygons looked slightly off in relation to the background so I drew the bounding box of the image, and sure ...
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JSON Layer does not show when .setview Changes

I've set a Mapbox map with a geoJSON layer overlaying it. The problem is that with the default set values, the json layer shows up just fine. However, If I change the .setView too much, the json layer ...
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Add multiple strokes to Leaflet geojson feature path

Wondering if it's possible to add multiple strokes to a polygon or line feature (the same thing could apply to multiple fills for polygons too). The leaflet documentation on the L.Path style options ...
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Filtering a Topojson on server-side. Which part of topology I need?

I have a big Topojson which I want to avoid loading it at page load. Instead I would like to parse on server-side at user request, sending back chunks of this original Topojson to be ploted. So I ...
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Topography: How to convert raster into vector layers?

(nb:This project is part of the #Wikipedia #wikimaps project) 1. Question: How to create vector topographic maps from raster image ? How to convert raster topographic image into closed vector ...
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Texture overlay in d3 map

D3 map can be drawn and colored as shown in this example : http://techslides.com/demos/d3/d3-world-map-zoom-points.html. I need to overlay a texture or image within the boundary of a given country. Is ...