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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Error with Gdal 1.10 install on Ubuntu 13.10

I've installed GDAL 1.9 then upgrade to 1.10 on Ubuntu 13.10 and then now it's error (gdalwarp can work but gdal_translate is fail) gdal_translate ERROR 1: gdal_translate was compiled against GDAL ...
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Gdal creating raster rotated wrong way

I have been trying to read in a stack of images for a timeseries and created an output raster that contains the max pixel values of the timeseries. The arrays were created using numpy img_stack = ...
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QGIS DEM (Terrain models) Mode Slope creates wrong data [duplicate]

I have a DEM raster file downloaded from the USGS site. The file can be downloaded here. I am trying to create a slope raster in percent with the DEM tool in QGIS. The GDAL command is the following: ...
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How to apply a specific Rendering to an Image and export to JPEG?

We have a specific process which generate an interpolated single band 32-bit Float Raster in Erdas Imagine (.IMG) format. This process generates an image every hour. We wish to apply a specific ...
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GDAL C/C++ API and filtered pyramid tile generation

I have been tasked with adding functionality to an existing C++ developed toolset whereby a source dataset (typically a single GeoTIFF) needs to be split into tiles at various resolutions ('zoom' ...
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Converting shapefile to raster: Character attributes

I've got a shapefile that I would like to convert into a raster, but the trick is that the attribute I want a raster version of is character data. I'm familiar with geoprocessing using GDAL (in the ...
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GDal problem “no suitable image found” when I run “ogr2ogr” command

I am trying to run "ogr2ogr" command macbook$ sudo ogr2ogr -f "PostgreSQL" PG:"dbname=test user=postgres" /Users/macbook/planning.gdb But I am getting this error: dyld: Library not loaded: ...
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GDal problem: “Unable to open datasource” when I run “ogr2ogr” command [duplicate]

I am trying to load gdb file to postgis, I created a database "test", then run a command using "ogr2ogr". sudo ogr2ogr -f "PostgreSQL" PG:"dbname=test user=postgres" planning.gdb FAILURE: Unable to ...
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Python Error in recognising ENVI file

I am trying to read a .bip AVIRIS file using GDAL in Python. here is the code: from osgeo import gdal from osgeo import ogr from osgeo import osr from osgeo import gdal_array from osgeo.gdalconst ...
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Ohio State Plane to Lat/Lon

I've looked into a few other posts/libraries as far as converting between State Plane (Easting/Northing) to get a Lat/Lon value, however I've run into some trouble. I saw here ...
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How to create a time series with a NetCDF raster from Ensembles E-OBS using GDAL, R, GRASS GIS or SAGA GIS

I downloaded a NetCDF file that contains daily precipitation values from 1-1-1950 to 30-6-2013. The raster has 23191 bands. http://eca.knmi.nl/download/ensembles/download.php My goal is to analyze ...
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Calculate Number Of Pixels Visible From Pixel

I am looking for a way in which to take an input DEM and create an output raster whose pixel's value is the count of pixels "visible" from that location. I use ArcGIS with Spatial Analyst, but also ...
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How do I use ogr2ogr with python GDAL? [duplicate]

I've just installed GDAL, but I don't know how to import/use ogr2ogr. I've tried: from osgeo import gdal from osgeo import ogr and searched both for ogr2ogr, but it wasn't there.
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No data appears when using gdal_calc.py but source had data values

I'm in the process of calculating topographic exposure using a mix of GDAL, grass, R and python in Windows. I need to process a very large tiff file using the following calculation: ...
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Topography: How to get the x,y,z coordinates of highest or lowest point/pixel of a raster GIS?

Given a .tiff topographic raster image with mountains and deep sea, I am looking for the x,y,z specifics of the highest or lowest point. The x,y,z values being: altitude (z-coordinate) latitude ...
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Gdal: highest and lowest point/pixel, how to get their altitudes?

Given a .tiff topographic raster image. How to get the altitudes of the highest and lowest point/pixel ?
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How to use GDAL on Heroku?

I have a geospatial python app that I want to use on Heroku. This is my requirements.txt file: Flask==0.10.1 Jinja2==2.7.2 MarkupSafe==0.19 Werkzeug==0.9.4 gunicorn==18.0 itsdangerous==0.23 ...
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Transformation of OGR style data

I have been using GDAL/OGR in a project and it is going quite well. I have been re-projecting data from various source formats into a single CRS (using the C# bindings), but one issue I have come ...
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Mask image based on no-data pixels in another image with different projection - GDAL or Python

I've got a land cover image which covers the whole globe, and a satellite image which covers a very small part of the globe. These two images have different projections, co-ordinate systems and pixel ...
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Broken PostGIS support GDAL

I'm having some problems with Postgres/PostGIS after rebuilding my GDAL library:( I wanted to add MrSID support in GDAL so rebuilt it with the MrSID SDK. Everything compiled ok and I am now able to ...
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how do i get a GDAL(using gdalwarp) clipped layer projected in pseudo mercator ESPG:3857 to not be shifted?

how do i get a GDAL rasterized layer projected in pseudo mercator ESPG:3857 to not be shifted ? i have a vector layer projected in ESPG:3857,after rasterizing using this command: gdal_rasterize ...
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Workflow with raster in Qgis 2.2

I'm trying to build a workflow with the Qgis 2.2 processing toolbox. I want to clip a raster layer with a vector layer using the GDAL tool "clip with a layer mask". But it doesn't work. The error ...
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Import shp to Postgis using Python and ogr

I just export a Postgis Table to shp using this tips but I'm not able to import a shp to Postgis using the same library(ogr). Any idea? Thanks a lot f.
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Remove unneeded columns from geographic data file?

I have some GML data that has some unneeded columns in it. I'd like to remove these columns in order to reduce the file size. (To clarify: I mean that the file has many points in it, and each of these ...
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ogr2ogr giving “ERROR 1: Failed connect to 192.168.4.18:8181; Operation timed out” error?

This is my command, which was working OK yesterday: ogr2ogr -f "GeoJSON" ../geojson/myfile.geojson ../data/gml/myfile.gml -s_srs EPSG:27700 -t_srs EPSG:4326 The output is this: ERROR 1: Failed ...
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Fantasy map, how do i slice large png and georefrence it the right way?

Im and IOS developer working on a map based ios game, and new to GIS stuff. I've read a lot of info and i started to get a hint about what i need to do in order to meet my goals. I have a png map i ...
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why is map tiling computationally intensive?

I recently starting using gdal2tiles.py (and its parallel implementation) to generate tiled images from raster datasets for kml interpretation and I'm shocked by how computationally intensive the ...
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Adding vector layers on top of gdal rasterized image

I used gdal2tile.py on a big image (actually its screenshots of image map) and now I have a nice openlayers-powered map I can pan and zoom around. But now I want to add a vector layer on top so I can ...
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AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'Open'

Hy, I am running the following code which I found on: GDAL - Perform Simple Least Cost Path Analysis which I adapted to my case, but I get the following error when running the code in the python ...
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How to use ogr2ogr to remove features from a shapefile using sql statements (Unable to open datasource `action/North' with the following drivers.)

OK, I've spent the obligatory 15-25 minutes on this and haven't gotten anywhere so, here's the command I'm trying to get to work right now: ogr2ogr -f "ESRI Shapefile" -where "area > 4000" ...
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Georeferencing an image with GDAL, based on QGIS Georeferencer Plugin

I would like to georeference an image with GDAL. The image already has a spatial reference set (EPSG:31276). For the georeferencing, I have a list of 4 ground control points (also in EPSG:31276). ...
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GDAL equivalent of ArcGIS Mosaic

The word 'mosaic' is often used for quite different things within the worlds of ArcGIS and GDAL. With GDAL and it's downstream applications like Qgis it is common to see mosaic used in the context ...
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File size inflation normal with gdalwarp?

After using gdalwarp to project and align-to-grid (via -tap) a number of rasters I noticed that the output rasters were significantly larger than the original rasters. A fairly thorough web search ...
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How can I draw features on GeoTIFF in Python?

I have a set of data (coords + value) and want to turn it into a heatmap in GeoTIFF. Should I calculate pixels and set them as array, or there are shortcuts? This is what I do now: driver = ...
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save a WMS image on disk and apply a classitem (gdal commands?)

I need to save an image on disk trough WMS coloring the pixels applying a CLASSITEM (e.g. Mapserver CLASSITEM). Is it possible using gdal, if so, how? Thanks in advance, D
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Set a RANGE of values as nodata in a .vrt?

Is it possible to set a range of values to nodata in a vrt file? How? I have some elevation models with incorrect values, down in the -15,000s. I could just clip the rasters along that edge, or apply ...
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Problem defining the tiling starting point

We are tiling a image datasets. However, we want to specifically define custom windows. To do this, we are using -te option during warping. The warped output is then tiled. The problem though is that ...
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Missing Layer in OpenLayers

When I try to include the "fwp layer" from geoserver 2.4 (Ubuntu 12.4 VServer) into my code it doesn't show up. But the geoserver layer preview (OL) shows the right image. The GeoExplorer preview ...
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Per-pixel (statistical) calculations on a raster stack using GDAL

In R, it's relatively trivial to perform per pixel calculations based on a raster stack (e.g., get std.dev for each pixel on a 12 layer GeoTIFF). Unfortunately, the speed is less than desirable when ...
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gdal's polygonize function (via qgis) is not turning monochrome rasters into readable shapefiles regardless of inversion of color scale

I've tried polygonizing this monochrome bitmap as this: and this: and either way it ends up looking like this when (zoomed in) after gdal's polygonize operation: Is there any way I can tell ...
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GDAL Conversion of US Topo GeoPDFs

I've used GDAL_translate with "--config GDAL_PDF_LAYERS" option to convert US Topo GeoPDFs to GeoTIFF and it works great for creating collarless topos based on the new format. However, I can't get it ...
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ArcGIS Raster Mosaic Dataset and GDAL VRT, when to use?

ArcGIS has a the Raster Mosaic Dataset, QGIS and friends have Virtual Raster Tables. A skim of the documentation reveals much similarity. They both create or enable an alternate representation of ...
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ECW files to geoserver 2.4

I'm trying to add .ecw files (20 orthophotos) to geoserver 2.4. Geoserver is running on an ubuntu 12.4. Vserver. I'v already installed the GDAL plugin. Is this the right format for the ...
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How can I correct a .pgw file for a PNG image?

I have a PNG file and I need its .pgw file to be set with NAD 83 as the projection. I have created a .pgw file: 799 0 0 -799 -122.562 37.1946 However when I open the PNG in QGIS or ArcMap 10.2 it ...
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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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Is it possible to get all projections form OGR?

I'm working on a project where the user can give my program so GIS data which may or may not have which projection it is using. So is it possible to get a list of all the projections from OGR or ...
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gdal2tiles generates small picture inside 256x256 tile

I've used gdal2tiles for generating tiles in number of different polar projections and always experienced the same problem — strange small picture inside normal 256x256 png with the rest of space ...
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Cannot display Oracle raster images using QGis

I am dealing with QGIS 2.2 and the plug-in Oracle spatial georaster. Apparently the connection to the database can be made, as the raster images are listed once you press 'Connect', but when try to ...
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ogrinfo sql example

I'm having trouble learning how to query my shapefiles for certain features. I have a shapefile that looks something like this when I summarize it using the following command: ogrinfo -al -geom=OFF ...
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datum conversion with GDAL

I run gdaltransform like so: gdaltransform -s_srs nad27 -t_srs wgs84 -104.5 39.5 -104.5 39.5 0 gdaltransform -s_srs wgs84 -t_srs nad83 -104.5 39.5 -104.5 39.5 0 gdaltransform -s_srs nad27 ...