GDAL (Geospatial Data Abstraction Library) is an open source translator library & set of command-line utilities for processing raster spatial data formats. As a library, it presents a single abstract data model to the calling application for all supported formats. It also comes with a variety of ...

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Geotransformation for polar stereographic?

I'm currently working to import CANGRID climate data (provided as Surfer Grid ascii, ".grd" files) into ArcGIS. The grid is 95 rows by 125 columns in size.Metadata provides lat/lon of origin (lower ...
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How to store Large Raster Images of Equipotential Surface Generation Using Monte Carlo Simulation?

I have a large (1GB+) raster that I am using as the base for the generation of an equipotential surface. This is to assess the accuracy of DEMs derived from another source. In situ observation is ...
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Working with MODIS in R

I am new to using MODIS data and was hoping to get some help starting out. I have been able to download the hdf file but viewing it in R has been a problem for me. What I have found so far, and ...
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How to convert a raster (array) to a NetworkX graph and do a * search?

I want to use a slope-raster for a a_star path analysis in NetworkX. I am using Python for this project. My test raster looks like this First I read in the raster with GDAL input_raster = ...
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Why is GDAL ECW compression much poorer than ECW compression from ERDAS

We use ECW compressor shipped with ERDAS Imagine to export Orthoimagery for our different departments. Because we are facing problems with the Imagine license server, we had to choose GDAL (built with ...
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gdal ImportError in python on Windows

Trying to import gdal for Python 2.7.3 on Windows XP: >>> import gdal Traceback (most recent call last): File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module> File ...
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How to set Vertical Coordinate system when creating a 3D shapefile?

I'm working with GDAL v1.11 and am seeing the vertical CS stripped when exporting a 3D shapefile (from oracle spatial). This is the command I'm running: ogr2ogr -f "ESRI Shapefile" B_POINT.shp ...
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Reprojecting WGS 1984 Web Mercator (EPSG:3857) in Python with GDAL

I am reprojecting rasters in python using GDAL. I need to project several tiffs from geographic WGS 84 coordinates to WGS 1984 Web Mercator (Auxiliary Sphere), in order to use them later in Openlayers ...
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Fortifying re-projected shapefile for ggplot2 in R

I have a shapefile of US county boundaries which I got from the NHGIS. I can load the file using the rgdal package and see information about it: library(rgdal) shp_1860 <- readOGR("shp", ...
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Tabulate Area using GDAL and Numpy

How could I perform a Tabulate Area using GDAL and Numpy? I am trying to summarize how many pixels of each class in a Landcover raster are within each polygon of a Census Blocks shapefile. I've ...
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Can GDAL Perform Vertical Transformations?

Can GDAL perform vertical transformations? If the answer is yes, please indicate which amongst these listed pages can explain how exactly to accomplish vertical transformations? If there is some ...
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QGis Save Raster as Rendered Image

In QGIS 1.9.0 Master, when you right click on a raster in the Layers Panel and select "Save As", you can select the output mode to be "Raw Data" or "Renedered Image". When selecting the Rendered ...
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Why are my raster mean and standard deviation -1?

I have a set of about 25 rasters whose descriptive statistics I have been examining. The data in the rasters were calculated in Python and the rasters were created using Python-GDAL. In all but one ...
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How do I get the domain from an OGRSpatialReference?

I would like to know what the projected bounds are for a spatial reference using OGRSpatialReference. Is there some way to use the GetProjParm method to get this information? An example of what ...
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How to set GDAL/cs2cs/proj to use NTv2 grid shift file when using EPSG codes?

I am using the GDAL API for Python for a script that takes only EPSG codes for inputs to specify source and target coordinate systems. While the cs2cs command seems to handle quite well ...
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How to create raster attribute table to a raster data using gdal python?

I classified a remote sensing data and saved it as a raster using Gdal python. I want to create a raster attribute table for this classified result.. my classified raster has five classes with ...
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How to create mask bands in GDAL and Python?

I have small program in Python that uses gdal and numpy to perform a logarithmic scale of some data into the RGB 0-255 range. Now this input data has a nodata value set to mask the valid values, and ...
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How to compile GDAL with HDF4? (for dummies)

I need GDAL with both Shapefile and HDF4-Support, if possible in 64 bit. Since the normal GDAL-versions from http://www.gisinternals.com/sdk/ have Shapefile, but no HDF4 and the version from FWTools ...
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How to save table from PostgreSQL to MapInfo File?

I have two tables: 1 with geometry in WGS 2 with geometry in Local System I tried this: ogr2ogr -f "MapInfo File" output2.tab PG:"host=localhost user=postgres password=123456 dbname=postgis" -sql ...
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QGIS polygonize GDAL DLL load failed

I'm using QGIS 2.6.1 and i've been having problems using the polygonize function. I keep getting a "DLL load failed" import error. I've searched older threads which unfortunately weren't able to ...
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ogr2ogr fileGDB translating points

I am converting data from spatialite to fileGDB (and reverse) for a project using QGIS and ArcGIS. When I convert using ogr2ogr (or QGIS) from spatialite to fileGDB, the points are translated ...
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QGIS Problem with extract and warp modules in model builder

I have problems using the gdal modules extract and warp in the model builder. They run correctly when started without the modelbuilder, but when I integrate them in the modelbuilder they won't work. ...
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Compression in GeoTiff files with GDAL

I have an output from 3th party program in tif format where gdalinfo gives the following information: Driver: GTiff/GeoTIFF Files: J:\ascend\Lufthavne - ...
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Getting a raster extent excluding nodata area

I have a GeoTiff raster in which half of its area is nodata. The problem is that the raster extent includes the nodata area. Is there a way with GDal to recalculate the extent of the raster excluding ...
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Diminishing performance of gdal_polygonize in a python subprocess for GRASS to PostgreSQL

I have written a python script to polygonize GRASS rasters into a PostgreSQL database using the gdal utility gdal_polygonize: sub.call('gdal_polygonize.py -8 gdb/quercus/{0}/cellhd/{1} -f ...
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What is the issue with geopdf format?

I'd like to add the geopdf format as output of a library that I am working on. After have looking around, I have not been able to find a (c, c++, python) library that meet my license requirements ...
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How to Use GetGeomtype Gdal Python

I am just wondering what I am doing wrong when trying to use the GetGeomType. I need to focus on separating layers from a pix file. Two categories are the bitmaps(which are vectors) and then the ...
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Python and gdalwarp: change resolution of raster

I am new to GDAL and have been having some hard time figuring out how to change a raster's resolution and how to align it to another existing raster. I have come to the point where I have a raster ...
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Any solution to mosaic Modis MOD13Q1 using batch file?

I have a Modis MOD13Q1 product for Pakistan, four tiles cover my complete area and I have data consisting of 14 years, after every 16-day interval. I want to mosaic them using a batch file which ...
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Improve gdaldem hillshade output (lighten up flat parts)

I have a hill-shading that I made using gdaldem hillshade which is already pretty good. I used the option -alt 60 to get nice contrast, but the problem is, that with lowering the light-source, also ...
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Error in polygonising raster data with QGIS on Mac

I'm using QGis Chugiak on a Mac and I'm trying to converting a raster layer in a vector data by: Raster/Conversion/Polygonize. So, I select the layer needed from the drop-down menu, I give a name to ...
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(How) can I write string data to a raster with Python/GDAL?

In Python, I have a NumPy array of string values (categories of some variable) that I'd like to write to a raster file (.tif or .img) using GDAL. The impression I get is that it's not possible to ...
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Memory leak with GDALOpen?

I'm very new in using GDAL, and trying the tutorial given here. But with a piece of code with only GDALRegister_GTiff(); GDALDataset *poDataset = (GDALDataset *) GDALOpen(argv[1], GA_ReadOnly ); ...
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Why does python reads only the no data value from GeoTiff file?

I had a number of tiff files with a country's map. They had different rows, columns or different projections etc. I needed to make them with same projection, spatial resolution and same number of rows ...
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How to preserve GCP's after gdalwarp

I'm trying to figure out how I can preserve my GCP's after a gdalwarp. I need the georeferenced GCP's data, so I can calculate the Root Mean Squared Error. Is there a way to preserve this data, and ...
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Convert a classification image to aggregated polygon in shapefile using gdal/python

My goal is convert a 2D numpy array to shapefile. The matrix results from a classification, so the numbers have a meaning. I solved my problem, but the solution is somehow involuted and complicated. ...
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Append ArcGIS feature layer data using GDAL/OGR API

ArcGIS servers are configured with a maximum records count that they're allowed to return following a REST query. This maximum is usually 1000 records, which means that GDAL/OGR clients should ...
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How to fix “Raster layer: Provider is not valid” error when loading PostGIS rasters?

I compiled and installed the current QGIS master as usual and I imported some raster data into my postgres 9.3 database with postgis 2.0.2 extension. Whenever I try to import the raster data into qgis ...
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Decompress a LZW-compressed GeoTIFF

I have a LZW-compressed GeoTIFF file and would like to split it into several smaller regional files and change the format to png. I tried to do the spliting with gdal_translate -srcwin. I only get a ...
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GeospatialPDF javascript access

Using javascript in GeospatialPDF, is it possible to zoom in to an extent, say when the document is opened the first time ? To what extent can I use javascript to access the geospatial data? pan, ...
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Zonal Statistics using Gdal and Python

I recently came across a loop_zonal_stats function by @ustroetz found here: Issue Trying to create Zonal Statistics using Gdal and Python.. I am using a (single) polygon shapefile and a raster file to ...
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C# GDAL DEM Speed

My 64-bit, Win 7 C# application using GDAL creates a number of constant-bearing paths with 1000+ points along each path. At each point, I want to look up the 4 closest elevations for interpolation. ...
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Why is GDALPolygonize so much slower than ArcGIS Raster to Polygon?

I am attempting to polygonize a raster using GDALPolygonize() in a Python script. The script began polygonizing yesterday at 5pm and is still polygonizing now at 9:30 am. I have no clue how far ...
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Buffering a Raster with GDAL and Numpy

I am using GDAL to convert a raster dataset into a numpy.array and then using numpy to buffer the data in the raster. For example, I need to know all the regions within 100ft of a school point ...
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Displaying DEM raster in QGIS

Using Raster>Analysis>DEM to display hillshade produces the message "gdaldem.exe had stopped working" so I asked the community. I'm new to QGIS, and I now realise after a little experimentation that I ...
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GDAL: Geotransform - rotated rasters (and ArcGis)

I am working on a GDAL driver for a proprietary grid-format. In some cases, the grids are rotated in order to get smaller file sizes. In my GDAL geotransform array, I do the following (showing a ...
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How do I solve Gdalwarp error 'too many points failed to transform' for remapping Geostationary to Lambert conformal?

I am trying to remap from Geostationary to Lambert conformal using gdalwarp. My input data is in netcdf, and is in geographic coordinates (degrees) and I would like to output the remapped data to ...
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Completely new to GDAL: please help me with the best way to study it

This is the first time that I post here so pardon me for asking such a beginner question. I'm completely new to GDAL and I'm going to use it to work with satellite images, DEMs, etc. I have some ...
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ogr.GetDriverByName('FileGDB') returns None

I installed: gdal-110-1600-x64-core.msi GDAL-1.10.0.win-amd64-py2.7.msi gdal-110-1600-x64-filegdb.msi from www.gisinternals.com I can open my gdb on the command line: C:\data>ogrinfo ...
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Use GDAL/Python to add rasters (tiff) to an ESRI File Geodatabase

I'm using GDAL python to create a bunch of tiff files from a netcdf file. def modelout_to_geotif(netcdfile, outdir, VarName): """ Given the path to the netcdf output, produces geotiffs for ...