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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Compression Algorithms output files larger than the originals. Why?

I'm currently attempting to write a script that will compress a few hundred .tif files. I've tried two approaches, first I wrote a script in Python using CopyRaster_management() function and the ...
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gdal2tiles tile origin differences using Windows/OSGeo4W and Linux/GDAL

I am getting different X and Y values for tiles from gdal2tiles.py when in a PC (OSGeo4W - GDAL 1.9.2) environment and Linux (GDAL 1.10.1). It seems to me that the newer 1.10.2 x's and y's are wrong ...
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Grey gdal2tiles map output possibly caused by incorrect color interpolation

I'm working on a project that involves generating tiles from several geotiffs, and I've found that several of them are producing these odd, greyish maps that look almost, but not quite like what ...
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GDAL Python and postgis raster?

I'd like to create a postgis raster using GDAL and python. I can get the driver easily: drv = gdal.GetDriverByName("PostGISRaster") But how can I create a new raster table? I can't find any ...
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How to create composite hillshade?

The concept of composite hillshade is to combine multiple hillshades with different sunlight orientation to avoid blind spot. It requires to merge 3 hillshades images with 315⁰ (NW sunlight, default ...
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How to average gdal_hillshades?

For some unknow reason, my average of 3 hillshades is very dark : gdaldem hillshade input.tif hillshades_C.tmp.tif -s 111120 -z 5 -az 315 -alt 60 -compute_edges gdaldem hillshade input.tif ...
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How to not process when query is outside the raster extent ? (Error when Completely Outside)

Given a West North East South bounding box, I want to crop this data from a hundreds of inputXX.tif. Nearly every times but once, the query first print out that it "falls completely outside raster ...
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In a GeoTiff, what unit are extents in?

I was looking at the GDAL metadata of a USGS GeoTiff quad (o48118e8) with the GdalToTilesWin program. It dumped the following info: Name o48118e8.tif Size X/Y 5315/6780 ResolutionX/Y 2.4384/2.4384 ...
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Gdal_calc works but I get a pyhon error at the end of each process

I have a problem while using gdal_calc by a .bat file. Here is the code : call "C:\OSGeo4w64\bin\o4w_env.bat" gdal_calc ...
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No longer can write paletted GeoTIFF in R using rgdal::writeGDAL

The following code used to return a paletted GeoTIFF, but no longer seems to work in my current environment (I did upgrade R from 3.1.0 to 3.2.0). # Download some point data ...
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How to create a compressed GeoTIFF with the QGIS Clipper tool?

I have a geo-tiff created by Pix4D which is about 375 Mb in file size. I have clipped it to a smaller area using Qgis 2.8(using Raster ‣ Extraction ‣ Clipper), and the output file is about 900 MB in ...
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GDAL/OGR - Ogr_wrap.dll entry point not found

I am using the latest stable compiled binaries of GDAL 1.11 from gisinternals.com with a C# project in Visual Studio 2013 and im having some problems with the ...
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Problem with contour lines thickness in bigger zoom levels

I'm a beginner user of GDAL tools. I'd like to rasterize contour lines into Tiff file (for example such region: N47E006), everything works for quite small zoom levels e.g. 10... but the problem is ...
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gdal2tiles only rendering half of tif

I am using gdal2tiles.py to render map tiles of some data. The file I use is generated by combining a .tif and .tfw using gdal_translate XX.tif XXn.tif Whenever I open up the file in QGIS, I see ...
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Perform affine transformation on shapefile with OGR, GDAL, or other command line tools?

Transformations with WKT or EPSG code are made easy with ogr2ogr, but are there tools for me to define my own affine transformation to apply to the coordinates of a shapefile? Or, in general, is ...
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How to get projection data (.prj) of raster image using GDAL/OGR?

I start with a boundary shape-file (think U.S. states) in lat/long that I convert to some projection, and then rasterize the result as a .tif. What I need now are the raster coordinates of the ...
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“Too many points” when using gdal2tiles.py in EPSG:4326

I want to put a custom map onto cartodb, which, I believes, requires EPSG 4326. When I try making tiles with gdal2tiles, using a 4326 georeferenced image, I get the following error: ERROR 1: Too many ...
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GRASS GIS r.slope.aspect write errors

I am running into an error running r.slope.aspect I have never seen before. When I run it, I get the following output: r.in.gdal complete. Raster map <dem> created. WARNING: map [slope] - ...
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gdal_merge.py import gdal error

normal Gdal utilities work. gdal utilities with .py extension do not. they had worked very recently, within the last two months. checked the path variable and python version called from the command ...
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gdal_calc : fails with value 0?

I working to invert values of a one-band tif files (download sample). If i use 254 it works: $ gdal_calc.py -A ./shadedrelief.tmp.tif --outfile=whited.tmp.tif --calc="254*(A>180)" 0 .. 10 .. ...
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How to pass value of a band to and other band and change its value?

Using gdaldem hillshade, I get a one-band hillshade (download here, 2MB) : gdaldem hillshade crop_xl.tmp.tif Shadedrelief.tmp.tif -s 111120 -z 5 -az 315 -alt 60 -compute_edges I currently can ...
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gdal_contour is missing lines below a certain elevation

I have a very strange problem with gdal_contour. I have a very large GeoTif of Europe and would like to generate contour-lines for that region. Everything worked fine when I had lines every 25m but ...
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Migrating from ArcGIS to gdal [closed]

I would like to collect a table of equivalent or close enough gdal based functions to replace ArcGIS functions (esp in spatial analyst). Are there functions available using gdal to perform the ...
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How to create transparent hillshade?

I get elegant transparent hillshades via a combination gdal and convert. Compare to grey-based hillshade commonly used, such transparent hillshades are very cool because they can be placed between the ...
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Reprojecting to same srs shifting the layer

I am using ogr2ogr to reproject a shapefile. Here is what I have done. I have a shapefile A.shp. I used the following command to create B.shp: ogr2ogr -t_srs EPSG:3857 B.shp A.shp Now I reprojected ...
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Merging SHP lines with attribute data combined?

I have one shapefile which contains hiking routes and another shapefile which has ski routes. Sometimes they follow the exact same path. In QGIS if the lines mentioned above are in the same SHP I ...
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Generate PNG/JPG maps from multiple ASCI/GeoTIFF in Python/GDAL

I need to generate maps (saved in PNG, JPG or PDF) from raster files (for each file - one map) which meets following criteria; * each map has exactly the same color pallette, so that it will be easy ...
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Creating geoTiff from MBTiles

I have mbtiles file with various zoom levels (8-14) and I want to create geotiff file from it. I think that this could be acomplished with gdal but I dont know how. Any suggestions on how to complete ...
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Missing importfromURN method in gdal java wrapper

The java wrapper of gdal doesn't have the method importFromURN, and I want to use the projection system which is specified in the URN string format. Is there a way in which I can do that? Maybe I can ...
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Using GDAL/C++ to calculate distance in meters

I'm using GDAL in C++, with WGS84. I want to calculate distance between two points in meters. The code snippet below tries to find the distance between 25N/75E and 25N/76E. The code, as is, returns ...
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Suppress verbose output when something goes wrong with ogr2ogr

Whenever ogr2ogr is not able to read a file, it seems to produce pages of output: Unable to open datasource `file.geojson' with the following drivers. -> ESRI Shapefile -> MapInfo File ...
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How to setup GDAL setting for python using OSGEO4W?

I have installed OSGEO4W installer. In that I have installed Express Desktop install option. QGIS GDAL uDig and GRASS GIS were installed in C:/OSGEO4W64. I have added 'C:/OSGEO4W64/bin' in the path. ...
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How Does Ogr2Ogr Simplify Work?

Can someone explain how the ogr2ogr simplify works? I am trying to use raster data which has a spectral resolution of 30m. The vector file that I am trying to import into Google Fusion is large in ...
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Error in using gdal java binding

I am using the java binding of gdal to project a set of coordinate points from UTM to lat/log using the CoordinateTransformation Class of gdal. I have written the code as follows: ...
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gdalwarp changing value in nodata pixels

I'm using gdalwarp to convert MODIS NDVI mosaics from Sinusoidal to epsg:4326. To save space I'm using VRT files until I reach the final product. Here is my workflow. Mosaic NDVI Modis tiles using ...
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Different KML size from ArcGIS and Ogr2Ogr

I have been converting shapefiles to KML. It seems that using ArcGIS to make a KML (by converting shapefile to feature layer and then using feature layer to kml tool) results in a much larger sized ...
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Most efficient way to retrieve pixel distributions inside many polygones (custom zonal stats)

I want to get the distribution of pixels from a 1 band raster that fall in each polygon of a shapefile to proceed to some statistics. I guess a zonal statistics does it in some kind of way but I need ...
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How do I call ogr2ogr from a C# application?

I have an ogr2ogr (GDAL) command that I run to export points from a database to an XML file. ogr2ogr-f GPX c:\temp\points.gpx PG:"host=localhost port=5432 dbname=SpatialPlayground schemas=public ...
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OSGeo4W and GDAL - gdal2tiles.py error

Wondering why gdal2tiles is throwing errors, I've added the gdaldata and gdalplugins environmental variables and my python is at Python27/ArcGIS10.3/, and am wondering if that is messing with the ...
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Cutting a shape from a VRT file with gdal warp

I have a couple of overlapping tif files which I want first to merge and then to clip a shape file from the result tif. The problem is that the tifs are pretty big and when the tiffs are overlapping ...
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Can't connect to foreign SQL Server table from PosgreSQL using OGR_FDW

I'm using Windows 7, with PostgreSQL 9.3.6 installed and PostGIS 2.1.5. While I wish I could get everything into PostgreSQL, I can't and need to connect to another server running SQL Server. I need to ...
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Convert a tiff Float32 image to 8bit tif (or jpeg) image using GDAL and Python

I need to convert a Float32 tiff image to 8bit format in order to display the image in a web page. In order to do that I need a jpg image but this conversion is not correctly done with GDAL because ...
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How to read ESRI File Geodatabase (FileGDB) with OGR?

I have a file ending with *.gdb. I don't know what it actually is. I also don't know what to expect inside the file. I am trying to access it with ogr. I tried with ogrinfo: ogrinfo test.gdb ERROR ...
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Facing a problem when re-projecting a file?

I am trying to re-project from Equi-rectangular. The file is provided as HDF5. I wonder why half of the map is not projected correctly. gdal_translate -of "ENVI" -gcp 0 0 0 90 -gcp 1440 0 360 90 -gcp ...
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converting grib to netcdf with time dimension

I'm trying to convert grib files to NetCDF. The grib files contains subdata sets which are time related. Using the netcdfAll Java library with the NetCDF-4 C library works fine. java -Xmx1g ...
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Is EPSG:3857 the correct projection for my PDF in Lambert Conformal Conic projection?

Given the following NEATLINE from the results of gdalinfo on my Geospatial PDF: NEATLINE=POLYGON ((-1340591.5297333347 -260482.28440259479,-1340591.0579001249 1878014.4171204455,3081498.0723039531 ...
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Problems coloring features of file geodatabase in QGIS

I managed to open a file geodatabase (.gdb) in QGIS. The extensions of my data are correctly shown and the attribute table shows all values correctly. However, when I double-click on the layer to ...
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Grass NVIZ has no output in QGIS 2.8.1 ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to use the Grass7 NVIZ algorithm from the QGIS 2.8.1 toolbox, on ubuntu 14.04. I have enabled Grass7 in the QGIS processing preferences. I have compiled Grass7 from source, and Grass ...
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HDF to Geotiff conversion

can anyone tell the program code or script for converting HDF files to geotiff using MRTSwath tool? I've downloaded MODIS Files for fog estimation but i couldn't find how to process them.
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Reverse parameters of a projection map

I'm user of a soaring simulator named "Condor Soaring". This simulator is at the center of a community of enthusiastic people who build sceneries (landscapes) which represents quite accurately real ...