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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writeOGR alters MultiPolygon holes

I'having trouble using writeOGR to write GeoJSON files, when there are MultiPolygon objects. Here is an example: I'm creating a SpatialPolygonsDataFrame object from GeoJSON, with a single feature made ...
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python-mapscript on OSX Yosemite

I am keen to try out the mapserver export plugin from QGIS 2.6 This needs python-mapscript which comes from the mapserver package. This can be downloaded from http://www.kyngchaos.com/software/...
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Extract raster values gdal looping rasters [closed]

I have this code, most of them getting from this forum. I need to loop over a folder and sub-folders, or just to run a list (putting previously all the raster inside, I don't mind one way or the other)...
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How do I access GeoTransform array from gdal on the command line?

I'm using the gdal library via OSGeo for windows, and I was just wondering how to access the geotransform array for a .ecw file.
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How to convert SPOT NDVI hdf file to tiff file using gdal_translate command

I have SPOT NDVI images. I want to convert NDVI hdf to tiff. I have used the following code to get the information of hdf file: gdalinfo 20060501_NDVI.HDF I get the following output Driver: ...
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ogr2ogr unable to open KML datasource

I downloaded some Wikimapia data using the wikimapia.api. Everything is A-OK since I've opened this in Google Earth and everything is in place. However, I need to turn it into a shapefile, or get the ...
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Georeferencing uneven/irregularly gridded rasters

I'm trying to take a set of NetCDFs and turn them into georeferenced datasets using GDAL. However, the only Geospatial data is a set of 2-D lat/lon arrays. The projection type is not lat/lon. THe ...
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gdaldem hillshade stop working with new projection?

Parallel to gdalwarp `-te -5.8 41 10 51.5 -ts 1980 0` not working with mercator? , my hillshade works with lat/long input : gdaldem hillshade input.tmp.tif shadedrelief.tmp.tif -s 111120 -z 5 -az ...
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gdalwarp `-te -5.8 41 10 51.5 -ts 1980 0` not working with mercator?

I was working with native lat/log projection on etopo1: #donwload: curl -L -C - 'http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/global/relief/ETOPO1/data/ice_surface/grid_registered/georeferenced_tiff/...
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Why processing.runalg(“gdalogr:rasterize”…) is not creating out files when running in the QGIS 2.6.0 console?

I want to use the QGIS python scripting functions to turn to rasterize a point vector using many different dimensions. Right now my code looks like this: import processing RasterPixelSize = (10.0,...
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How can I improve image quality when using GDAL to generate Google Earth superoverlays?

I'm using the free version of Google Earth, so in order to create superoverlays of my large TIF images I have to use additional software. Google suggests GDAL. Using the instructions Google ...
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gdal ReadAsArray returning NoneType

I'm trying to read in several rasters as array using gdal in a python script, but I keep getting NoneType returned and can't figure out why. The process is this: 1. Use gdalbuildvrt (http://www.gdal....
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Using GDAL to get vertices of a multipolygon

I am successfully using GDAL to get the vertices of a polygon from a ShapeFile using .NET code. This link showed me how to do that: http://geoinformaticstutorial.blogspot.com/2012/10/accessing-...
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netCDF GDAL C# - time:unit?

I'm trying discover how to read the time:unit variable information information from a netCDF file and have run out of ideas. Without this info i cannot auto-magically process the files by date (which ...
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How to use gdal_grid with VRT?

Hi folk's it seems to be that I'm to stupid to use gdal_grid. I' have file called dgm-10-epsg-32633.csv with equidistant samples 10x10m in this form. X,Y,Z 386700,6068670.000,.000 386710,...
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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 "raster->conversion->...
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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 --calc="A-(A==-nan)*(-...
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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 = (-1181164....
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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. GDAL-1.10.1.win-...
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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 --with-pg=/usr/pgsql-9.3/bin/...
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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 PNG....
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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 ...