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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Difference between osgeo gdal/ogr python module and GDAL C++ library

I am developing application in python and I use the osgeo gdal/ogr python bindings for gdal, but its not clear to me what exactly is the difference between the gdal/ogr in python and the gdal library ...
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MODIS resolution missmatch between MRT and GDAL processing

I've been using MRT (Modis Reprojectin tool) to extract EVI bands into a geotiff with geographic coordinates (epsg4326). I did not specify an output resolution to MRT. The output from MRT had a ...
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convert vector (point shape) to raster (tif) using python gdal lib in qgis

I'm trying to convert a vectorlayer (point- shapefile) to a raster-dataset (tiff) using python gdal-library in qgis. On Graphical UserInterface I simple choose the menue ...
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Write single lon/lat coordinates in TIFF with GDAL

Is there a way to write the georeferentiation value by value in a tiff file using GDAL?
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Installing GDAL with HDF4 driver on Debian system

I am working on a Debian 7 Wheezy system using Anaconda and working from Spyder. I've had a hard time installing a version of GDAL that reads HDF4 drivers. Could someone walk me through the ...
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GDAL HDF4 Driver on Linux System

I'm running code that works with MODIS HDF4 datasets on a Debian Linux distribution. I am also running this code on a Windows machine. On both the Windows and the Linux machines, I have the most ...
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Why are OGR (MySQL / PostGIS) connections extremely slow in QGIS 2.0 - 2.8 (when compared to QGIS 1.8)?

In our project we have been using QGIS 1.8 Lisboa with a MySQL database placed on a server accessed via local network since two years. Everything is working fine and quick. The vector layers can be ...
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GDAL in C++: Reading a ShapeFile

I am trying to use the GDAL Lib to read a ShapeFile (.shp). I followed the instructions of http://www.gdal.org/ogr_apitut.html - But it doesn't work! #include <gdal_priv.h> #include ...
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Converting in batch into 8 unsigned bit format using GDAL?

Could you please correct my batch command? I had 100 img images which need to be converted into 8 unsigned bit format for further use in TIMESAT. mkdir test for %%f in (*.img) do gdal_translate ...
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How to crop Geotiff image in C++ (GDAL or other possibilities)?

I am developing a code to process a geotiff image. But firsly I need to crop a geotiff image preserving its metadata (projection...) in C++. My idea it's to provide the corners and the geotiff image ...
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GDAL - Warping raster to new domain/resolution/projection causes data loss

I am attempting to warp a GTiff from a lat/lon projection to a higher (~2x) resolution Polar Stereographic grid. In the output GTiff any cells north of 64 deg lat become NaN instead of their actual ...
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Python GDAL: Rasterising point data, raster and points are not geolocated

I am trying to rasterise some point data using Python GDAL module. But when I plot the data there is an offset between the two (original points and raster). I am sure it has to do with the ...
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GDAL: How to replace NaN pixel values in GeoTIFF

I was wondering if there is a easy way (GDAL) to replace GeoTIFF pixels that are -nan with a different value (e.g. 100)? I tried gdal_calc.py -A my.tif --outfile=result.tif ...
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[GDAL API]: can't save image in some formats

edited "32-bit buffer" below means that it contains 32-bit rgba pixels. I need to save image to file from 32-bit memory buffer. Code below works well for that when I use TIFF format. In this case ...
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java gdal.jar version 1.10.1 and osmconf.ini question

Does anyone have any info on how to configure this osmconf.ini text file? I use the gdal.jar (version 1.10.1) to open an .osm (xml) (ex. ogr.Open(filename, false)). I could get the 5 Layer objects ...
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How to Read&Write .tiff images in java using GDAL library

I searched many sites to learn about this but I didn't find anything. I need step by step process for reading .tiff monochromatic image in java using Gdal library.
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Convert Natural Earth shape to GeoJSON - (Multi)LineString instead of (Multi)Polygon?

I need shapes of admin regions as GeoJSON (Multi)Polygons. After looking for an appropriate source for way too long, I found this NE Admin 1 dataset. Using ogr2ogr to convert the data to GeoJSON, I ...
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Processing feature string fields to raster

I am using the GDAL python bindings. I am trying to rasterize a layer from an arcinfo coverage file, but the values I need to rasterize I have to calculate from string fields. OGR can not write to ...
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convert GTiff to AAIGrid results in cell size switch

I don't have a clue why the conversion of a tif to an asc has that kind of behavior: original tif metadata Size is 466, 427 Coordinate System is: PROJCS["ETRS89_UTM_zone_32N", ... Origin = ...
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Install gdal executables

Trying to search for gdal executable versions anywhere like the version from Unofficial Windows Binaries for Python Extension Packages before it was change to wheel but no luck(e.g. ...
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gdal_translate creates images that are mirrored

I'm having a problem with gdal_translate - when translating from an XYZ file to AAIGrid or geotiff the raster is mirrored and "moved" south on one axis. The top part of the attached image is the ...
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Usage of gdal.Polygonize(,,,)

I am trying to code gdal_polygonize source.png -f "GeoJSON" destination.geojson with the java-bindings of gdal. I don't know how to make gdal.Polygonize(...) create the "DN"-Fields one obtains when ...
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gdal_grid - fails to find layer and field

I'm using gdal_grid for the first time and get this issue: gdal_grid -zfield field_3 -l layer0 OLEX-LAT-190952014.vrt OLEX-LAT-190952014.tiff ERROR 1: Failed to find layer 'layer0' on datasource ...
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SSL certificate problem: unable to get local issuer certificate with gdal and curl

* Connected to ascendxyzdatastagingweu.blob.core.windows.net (168.61.57.78) port 443 (#0) * libcurl is now using a weak random seed! * SSL certificate problem: unable to get local issuer certificate * ...
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Can JPEGs have overviews?

I was a little surprised to see the output of a .jpg file when gdalinfo said it had overviews. Can jpegs really have overviews or what does this mean? Can they be removed to reduce file size? Image ...
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Reprojecting LiDAR data with libLAS

I have a lidar file (file.las) with the following spatial reference: Spatial Reference: PROJCS["NAD83 / UTM zone 11N", GEOGCS["NAD83", DATUM["North_American_Datum_1983", ...
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smallest, lossless, GDAL ready image format

I would like to know what the smallest file format is I can use with GDAL that fulfills the following criteria: lossless compression (relatively) easy to read/write with GDAL Python bindings least ...
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Issues installing GDAL with PostgreSQL

I'm trying to install gdal-1.11.0 on CentOS 6 machine. Following the instructions, this is my config ./configure --prefix /usr/local --with-fgdb=/usr/local/FileGDB_API ...
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GDAL C++ API: How to create PNG or JPEG from scratch

I'm new to GIS and GDAL. My question probably is very basic, but I couldn't find answer. May be I don't understand GDAL ideology. I need to create raster images from scratch, for example, JPEG or ...
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Using gdal-java of OSGeo4W

I would like to use gdal_polygonize and gdalinfo in java. This site says: "Note that OSGeo4W includes a gdal-java package and a Java runtime making it fairly easily to build local Java applications ...
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downsample raster map with average algorithm

I need to downsample map to new map with less resolution NOT for overview BUT to new map file with smaller size I need to do that with gdal Utils thanks!
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GeoserverTerrainProvider plugin displays faults in elevation tiles

I try to display elevation data using the triple Geoserver/Openlayer3/Cesium. It seems I have the same problem than http://stackoverflow.com/questions/25936968 and for now, I can not get a working ...
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Adding Origin to Geotiff using Python GDAL?

Alright, so I'm getting closer to figuring this out but I'm stuck at one (that I know of) thing... how do I use GDAL to apply a known origin of a GeoTiff to another that has been processed in ...
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changing negative pixel spacing to positive

I have a bug with one application that does not handle negative pixel spacing values. Therefore I would like to change the negative pixel values of my images (geotif) into positive values (while ...
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Gdal in ipython

i am trying to run GDAL in Ipython Notebook but i don't get it. I did conda install GDAL and it was aparently ok, but when i try to do the import i get this: ImportError ...
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unresolved external symbol in MSVC 2010

When I try to build a project with GDAL, I cannot get rid of the below errors. *Error 1 error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol _VSIFree referenced in function "public: void __thiscall ...
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How to read DGN using GDAL in VB.Net?

Reading a DGN file is a big problem for me. I tried more and more but can't find a way to read a dgn(v8) file by VB.Net. After many search, i found out that GDAL can read and write dgn file, but i 'm ...
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Open and split a 4 channel RGB picture

How can I split an 4 channel rgb pic in qgis? With the value tool I can see 4 channel. I tried to use the RGB to PCT tool but I always get an error (File "C:\PROGRA~1\QGISBR~1\bin\pct2rgb.py", line ...
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help with TMS (gdal2tiles) Openlayers 3 and custom projection

I work with a local italian projection (EPSG:3003 Monte Mario Italy zone 1) and I had loaded this projection in my project for evitate to reproject all of my data. I had created the tile pyramid with ...
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GDAL rotate DEM

Is it possible using any of the command line GDL tools such as gdalwarp, etc to perform a rotation of DEM data - a GeoTiff for example? Anyone know how to do this? UPDATE1 After clearing out ...
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specifying extent in GDAL's WriteArray

Is it possible to specify the extent when creating an empty raster in GDAL? I looked everywhere, but can't seem to find anything. The portion of my script where I write the raster would look something ...
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Different origin between GDAL/Python and ArcMap of a Modis image

I have a Modis image and i load this image in Python using gdal library from osgeo import gdal, ogr INPUT_raster_1 = "C:\\myimage_1km.tif" ds_1 = gdal.Open(INPUT_raster_1, gdal.GA_ReadOnly) ...
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Load the raster image which is in TIF format using QGIS API

I am quite new inthe field of GIS. I am interested in is to load the raster image which is in TIF format using QGIS API I have followed the steps given the in the follwing link to load shape file ...
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How do I convert a GeoTiff's neatline metadata from vector format to pixels using GDAL?

I have a GeoTIFF that produces the following when run through gdalinfo: Driver: GTiff/GeoTIFF Files: PAA_1.tif Size is 14400, 6600 Coordinate System is: ...
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gdal_polygonize floating values [duplicate]

gdal_polygonize converts whatever rasters values into vector integers as it is based on the GDALPolygonize() function (http://gdal.org/gdal__alg_8h.html#a3f522a9035d3512b5d414fb4752671b1). It is ...
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Using OGR2OGR with LIBKML (Examples please)

I am trying to figure out how to use GDAL (ogr2ogr) to export spatial data from SQLServer to KML. The standard KML driver works, but it is not very robust. LIBKML has so much promise (layers, styling, ...
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How to Read GDB from c#

I am trying to read .gdb file using osgeo api i go for following code but cant read. suggest me. string File= @"D:\GDB File\Demo.gdb"; public IConnection OpenFDOSourceConnection(string File) ...
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System call gdal function in R on Mac

Hopefully someone can help me figure this issue out. I am trying to system call gdal functions inside of R using the system / system2 functions. Here is an example of the code: > system("gdalinfo ...
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GDAL reads NEX Climate projection datasets as netCDF on Mac, HDF5 on Ubuntu

I'm trying to work with the climate projection data that NASA released, and is hosted publicly on S3: http://aws.amazon.com/nasa/nex/. The data is available at s3://nasanex/NEX-DCP30. The code I'm ...
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Why does GDAL Polygonize flip features vertically? [closed]

I am trying to convert a 1 band jpg raster into polygons. It is converting the data and I get a polygon shape file. However, the output data is vertically flipped. Input data have no reference ...