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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Choose what zoomlevel to read from for mbtiles file in GDAL

GDAL is supposed to read MBTiles files and to do so, it selects the highest zoomlevel available. However, is there a way to choose another zoomlevel? i.e. override the default and go for a lower one? ...
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Is there any way to add an area column to new shapefile created from raster with gdal's polygonize in the same step?

I've been going through a fairly lengthy process of polygonizing very intricate raster images, then creating a new layer with the extra area attribute, so that I can then remove the millions of tiny ...
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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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Using gdal_merge to create a grayscale mosaic

My gdal fu is weak and I need help! ;) I'm creating a mosaic in geotiff from hundreds of ecw. I created a list of all my rasters and used this command: gdal_merge -o c:\temp\output_image.tif -q -v ...
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Need help installing QGIS 2.0 Need GDAL then SQLite3 3.7.16

OSX 10.7.5 I need help installing QGIS 2.0 It says I then need GDAL. When I try to install GDAL it says SQLite3 3.7.16 or newer framework is required. I can't find SQLite3 3.7.16.
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How do I find out the resolution in (centimeters per pixel) of a TIF?

I tried using GDAL and got: # gdalinfo nicholas_map_2.tif Driver: GTiff/GeoTIFF Files: nicholas_map_2.tif nicholas_map_2.tfw Size is 28799, 27875 Coordinate System is: GEOGCS["WGS 84", ...
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Convert polygons in shape file to a numpy array?

I have a shape file containing a number of polygons and all attributes being text. I'm trying to import the polygons into numpy as an array where each polygon is represented as unique values. I ...
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Cannot import gdal_array

I attempted to use GDAL without installing due to not having rights to install on this computer. I managed to get several gdal modules working, but when I attempted to use ReadAsArray() I received the ...
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Access Shapefiles from PostgreSQL/Postgis in R

I successfully setup a connection to my PostgreSQL/PostGIS database on Ubuntu Server from my Laptop (Ubuntu 12.04). Therefore I installed RODBC in R to setup a connection and I made a correct entry ...
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gdalbuildvrt ------— Problems with binary rasters used by grass

r.in.gdal is used for importing tif images in grass environment and they were changed to binary by default. I am trying to make a stack from them but unfortunately grass does not see my rasters ...
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How do I use wildcards to work around the GDAL character limit?

I am attempting to use the 'Merge' & 'Create VRT' tools in QGIS 2.0 on a folder with 3000+ raster tiles in. However whenever I try to perform this operation the following error appears: 'The ...
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How to install the GDAL plugin for QGIS 2.0 on Linux Mint?

What do I need to access the GDAL plugin in QGIS 2.0? I've installed QGIS on my Linux Mint 16 64bit system, but can't access the GDAL Contour tool. The problem seems to lie with my package ...
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Is it possible to use GDAL without admin rights?

I am trying to do some image analysis in Python but am unable to install GDAL due to limited rights. I have attempted copying some of the files and folders into my python folder but am constantly ...
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how to correct merge rasters with different projections? [closed]

how to merge rasters with different projections with correct transforn? For example EPSG:32636 and EPSG:32637 if i do it with gdal_retile command, i have correct view for EPSG:32637 rasters and ...
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How to use Python console under QGIS 2 with gdal module?

I am trying to move my plugin from QGIS 1.8 to QGIS2.0. However, the gdal module cannot use under QGIS2.0. I try to use Python console, typing: import gdal #it's OK gdal.GetDriverByName( ...
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White lines in merged GeoTIFF files after ImageMosaicing on GeoServer

I have merged 21 GeoTIFF images using GDAL utilities. Each image is the result of merging 500 smaller tiles. I am using ImageMosaic in Geoserver but I am getting a mosaic that contains white lines and ...
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Gdal doesn't recognise ArcMap 10.1 EPSG:3857

I have projected a geotiff to EPSG:3857 using ArcMap 10.1 (in Arc it is called “WGS_1984_Web_Mercator_Auxiliary_Sphere”). The coordinate parameters look correct, so why does gdal not recognise the ...
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How do I set nodata with custom color for gdal_translate and gdal2tilespy?

I start with a bunch of 1-bit geotiff files that I had to convert to 8-bit RGB tiff files to use with GDAL. Then I tried to set borders to red (content is in black and white so I can't use those) and ...
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Installing QGIS 2.0 with the newest gdal and geos libraries

I want to install QGIS 2.0 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I followed these steps until the final installation command. Before I compiled gdal 1.10, geos 3.4.2 and grass 6.4.3 on my own. In the synaptic ...
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Axis of rendered shape files not showing numbers that are latitude and longitude

I am using rgdal to render some shape file. The first is a set of building zones from NYC Open Data. The second is the NYC coast line from OSM. The Zone files seems to generally render an X axis ...
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unable to upgrade gdal-bin from 1.9 to 1.10 on ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to install import files to cartodb installed on local machine. But import fails with these errors like Error 2001 unable to load data Error 3009 SHP normalization error Also the ruby ...
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Ogr2ogr does not support file name with non-ASCII character?

I tried to use the following script to convert shapefile to mif: ogr2ogr -f "MapInfo File" D:\docs\arcgis_data\shp_mif\BOU.mif D:\docs\arcgis_data\shp\BOU.shp it works. But I found that if the ...
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Ogr2ogr driver error when convert shapefile to mif [closed]

I use the following script to convert shapefile to mif: ogr2ogr -f "MapInfo File" D:\docs\arcgis_data\shp_mif\BOU.mif D:\docs\arcgis_data\shp\BOU.shp But I got the error: ERROR 6: Unable to open ...
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How do I use gdal_proximity.py from the QGIS python console?

How do I run gdal_proximity.py from the QGIS python console?
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gdal python set projection of a raster - does not work

Gdal 1.9.2, ECW driver: ECW/ERDAS Compressed Wavelets (SDK 3.x) I am having problems with the script that supposed to set projection of the ECW to EPSG:27700, i.e. the British_National_Grid. Please ...
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How to import r.in.gdal from WCS (only region extent)

Can I import WCS-Data only for the current region by r.in.gdal? I tried to import raster data from my WCS into GRASS GIS, using r.in.gdal as proposed in ...
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gdalbuildvrt error, when using in Python

I am new to python/GDAL and am running into perhaps a trivial issue. This may stem from the fact that I don't really understand how to use GDAL properly in python, or something careless, but even ...
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file geodatabase api on osx mavericks via brewed gdal

I've got a new machine with a fresh install of OSX 10.9, and am having trouble getting esri's file geodatabase api to work correctly with my brewed gdal. This is a known issue, noted here: ...
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Error 'GDAL extension not installed' while installing cartaro

I am trying to install Cartaro on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have followed every step from this guide: http://cartaro.org/documentation/installation But on the 'Verify Requirements' page I get this ...
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How to add a DEM Band to an existing 3-band TIFF file using QGIS?

I'm quite new in the GIS business and I do not figure out how to do the following thing: I have two geoTIFF Files, one is a 3+1 bands file (RGB+alpha), the second one is a DEM geoTIFF file containing ...
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GDAL - projection from pixels to geo coordinates

I am using GDAL library in C++. On my dataset, I have obtained geo transform with GetGeoTransform to GT array (GCP is NULL). Than I use this values for this equation (Source): Xgeo = GT(0) + ...
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GDAL TMS (WMS) mini driver

I've a problem with GDALs TMS mini driver. I've created an xml file, which i can open in qgis. I am using local tiles on my computer which i prerendered with mapnik, the map covers entire country of ...
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GDAL/proj4 equirectangular projection coordinate system units assumed by OGRSpatialReference and GDALDataset::GetGeoTransform()?

How do I configure my OGRSpatialReference object to specify an equirectangular projection system http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equirectangular_projection where the affine geo-transform matrix (provided ...
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combine raster with another raster mask file - gdal

I have 2 rasters in GeoTiff format. One has all of the land and water and the other is a mask file that shows either 0 for water or 1 for land. I basically want my output to just have the land values ...
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OS X Mavericks: accessing GDAL from Terminal issue

I successfully installed QGIS on my iMac with OS X 10.9.1 Mavericks using the installers provided by Kyngchaos. However, I'm having troubles accessing GDAL / ogr from terminal. It's giving me the ...
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What is the best way to ortho-rectificate image from the plane?

I am very new in GIS and I am trying to ortho-rectificate my images. But after putting it on the map I see that results are not precise. We have images taken from the airplane, it's longitude, ...
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Working with GDB in QGIS 2.0 - plain language instructions please!

I'm a QGIS user running v2.0 (Dufour) on Mac OSx10.8.5. I have some data in .gdb format and need to access this and work with it in QGIS. I'm a relatively savvy computer user, but not at all a ...
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Polygons not appearing when creating shapefile based on criteria using GDAL and Python (area calculated properly)

I am looping over the features of a shapefile containing multiple polygons. If certain criteria are met, I want to save the current feature in a new shapefile. I am doing this using GDAL 1.10.0 with ...
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Controlling output linewidth linestyle using gdal_rasterize shapefile shp to Geotiff

I have successfully combined a shapefile (.shp) and a GeoTiff using gdal_rasterize. The shapefile displays as one pixel wide in the GeoTiff, but I need it to be wider and more visible, say, 5 pixels ...
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using GDAL/python to stack georeferenced images of different sizes

I am in the process of porting a code I wrote in IDL (interactive data language) to python but am running into a bit of a problem that I am hoping someone can help me with. The code goes like this: ...
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GDAL_TRANSLATE Assumes Picture is Orientated North?

I used gdal_translate to change a jpeg to a geotiff. Attempting to use gdalwarp to create a mosaic I found the images skewed and this lead me to the observation in the title of the question. Below ...
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Strange black pixel on edge when generating with gdaldem -hillshade

I'm getting a strange result when I'm generating an hillshade with the gdaldem hillshade command. Here is my command (see the compute_edges parameter): ...
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Why close a dataset in GDAL Python?

I see quite often in Python GDAL code that people close datasets at the end of their script. Why does it makes sense to close a dataset in Python GDAL? Are there any consequences if I don't do it? ...
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GDAL tiling with a lot of MrSID files

I'm trying to generate tiles for a region with a surface of 85k km2. The data source are MrSID files (2734 files). I'm using gdal to achieve this task. It works fine with a small subset of MrSID, but ...
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Convert multiple GeoTIFF to one KMZ

I am using GDAL to convert GeoTIFF to KMZ. I am using the following command: gdal_translate.exe -of KMLSUPEROVERLAY *.tif out.kmz If I have one TIF file in the folder, it works ok. If I have more ...
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Error while retrieving a WCS coverage with GDAL

I'm currently using the OSGeo-Live 7.0 (Link) image to write a PyWPS process. Part of this process is to retrieve a WCS layer with GDAL (from a GeoServer instance). Since GDAL supports WCS out of the ...
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Using ECW with mapserver

I know that mapserver drop the support for ecw due to licensing issues. But if i understand well, as mapserver rely on GDAL, if GDAL support ECW, mapserver can serve ECW data. So I've compiled ...
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Suggestions for vector format for contour map

I've been trying to create a contour map of a DEM and I've been running into some technical problems. I want to avoid artifacts, so I'm using a DEM of the entire area. This means the size is rather ...
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in python, srs.ExportToProj4() returns an empty string, why?

I have a shapefile with the following .prj file: ...
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How to convert Point coordinates into CSV format?

The GDAL documentation describes how to convert a ShapeFile into CSV data. The layer create options (-lco parameter) allows to prepend the coordinates of Point features to the actual attributes ...