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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How to use GDAL to import lat/lon points from ESRI File Geodatabas into MySQL

I have a file geodatabase from here: ftp://ftp.csc.noaa.gov/temp/MarineCadastre/AIS.SampleData.zip Using ogrinfo, I can see that it contains a layer called "Broadcast_" that has lat/lon points: ...
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how to digitize areas of a raster and snap to the raster cells?

I need to digitize the extent of an ecw raster image where the RGB value is not black.(see attatchment)ie. not the envelope, just the area where the image is shown without the border areas. The black ...
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WKT for local mine grid

I have been trying to create a WKT entry to use in gdalwarp etc. I need an affine transform from coordinates in MGA94 Zone 54 to our local mine grid. All efforts have so far failed, including using ...
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Missing Georeferencer

I installed Qgis Master 64 bits on win7 64 16gb of ram and I am unable to locate the georeferencer. All other Gdal application are there, Gdal is active, but no georeferencer. I tried yesterday, ...
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Clip raster layer with *raster* mask layer in QGIS

Given two input layers 1. The clip layer - an arbitrary layer (though in my case it's a float 1 band geotiff) 2. The mask layer - a paletted raster in which every pixel is either NO DATA or a single ...
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Comparing projections of two datasets when SRID not available

Similar to this question: How to test if two GDAL datasets are in the same projection? However, the above does not cover cases where an SRID is not available. It can often be the case that an SRID is ...
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os.system /subprocess.call error handling when error in command line function?

In my Python script I call a GDAL utility using: subprocess.call('gdal_rasterize -a ICE_TYPE -where \"ICE_TYPE=\'Open Water\'\" -b 1 -burn 5 -l ' + shapefileshortname +' ' + shapefile + ' ' + ...
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GDAL WMS Question

I'm new to GDAL and am currently trying to hit a WMS using gdal. I need a way to save the image to my desktop. I currently have an xml file with the WMS description syntax that gdal wants -> ...
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How do I check which version of GDAL I have and how many?

I have installed in my computer the following software: PosgresSQL 9.3.2.3 PostGIS 2.1.1.1 QGIS 2.0.1 Dufour (this one installed through the OSGeo4w package) QGIS 1.7.0 Wroclaw As far as I know ...
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Processing HDF4 data in R

I am trying to process MODIS files in R, which are in HDF4 format (link to data). I have experience reading in HDF5 and netCDF files in R, but HDF4 seems to be a common problem in R. I am using a MAC ...
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How to convert a NetCDF file to GeoTIFF using GDAL

I have a NetCDF file which contains data for the number of rain days in the UK. I'd like to convert it to a GeoTIFF, but can't get GDAL correctly georeference it. See dumps from gdalinfo below. I ...
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how would one get the end points of a polyline?

I am attempting to write a script to get the end points of a series polylines, and then use those end points to create a polygon. I'm not sure which tools to begin to use on this project. I would ...
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How to reproject Geotiff correctly?

I am new for GIS programming. I try to change geotiff coordinate system from epsg 32635 to epsg 4326. I used the following gdal command: gdalwarp -rc -s_srs epsg:32635 -t_srs epsg:4326 -dstnodata 0 ...
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Python, GDAL, VRT: help wth code efficiency and processing time

I'm going to attempt to make this question as succinct as possible while still including relevant information, as I have trouble with being concise and am trying to avoid writing unnecessary stuff. ...
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How can I use the proj string in java code?

I want to do projection from UTM/oblique mercator CRS to WGS84. And I know the solution to use a proj.4 string in commandline like+proj=omerc +lat_0=51.4 +lonc=7 +alpha=-10 +k=1 +x_0=0 +y_0=0 +gamma=0 ...
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how to create CF-compliant NetCDF from ESRI Grid?

been trying to make a CF-compliant netCDF file from an ESRI Grid. I want to serve it w/the THREDDS server. Been using gdal_translate. I know the netcdf output option is definitely not CF compliant, so ...
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Trying to build GDAL with ECW SDK 5.0 on Windows

I'm using Visual Studio 2010 to open and build the GDAL 1.10 source (using the "makegdal10.sln"). This builds without an issue. Now I want to include the ECW support by including the ECW v5.0 SDK ...
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Update a NetCDF file using GDAL

I have to edit a NetCDF file using GDAL in C++ code. When I try to update a subset I have this error message: ERROR 6: The NETCDF driver does not support update access to existing datasets. How can ...
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Merge two rasters with no data value

I have two rasters: Raster A and B. Raster A has has only values of 0. The white area in Raster B are No Data values. I want to merge them to one raster (Raster C). So basically I want all pixels in ...
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Why does OGR driver.Open() for File Geodatabase give AttributeError: NoneType object has no attribute Open?

There are a number of existing Questions that hint at a possible Answer to this Question, but none seem to be providing me with the solution to my problem: How to access feature classes in file ...
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“ImportError: No module named gdalsrsinfo” What's the issue?

in the python console I can call import gdal, and gdal is recognized as a module; however, most gdal programs, such as gdalinfo and gdalsrsinfo are not recognized. I checked the GDAL source files to ...
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Zonal Statistics using Gdal and Python

I recently came across a loop_zonal_stats function by @ustroetz found here: Issue Trying to create Zonal Statistics using Gdal and Python.. I am using a (single) polygon shapefile and a raster file to ...
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gdal_grid has some problem with reading vrt file

I am using gdal_grid module(from gdal 1.10) and it has some problem with reading the vrt file. I checked this link but it does not work. gdal_grid problem reading vrt file The command is ...
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How to show only raster attribute table using GDAL?

I have a binary ArcGRID raster (AIG/Arc/Info Binary Grid) with an attribute table. I would like to get only this attribute table but gdalinfo outputs also projection information and bounds and then ...
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Write raster with its attribute table and symbology

I am classifying lots of rasters and I'd like to automate the legend creation and symbology displaying for easy manipulation. Here is the kind of raster I'm dealing with: library(raster) r <- ...
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Is there a way of converting polygon vertices to points using GDAL python? [duplicate]

I have an ArcGIS standard license and I want to convert polygon vertexes to points in a script. Since I don't have a good enough ArcGIS license I've been using ET Geowizards to get the points. The ...
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Is it possible to alter raster values without Arcpy? [closed]

I'd like to be able to alter raster values, through fairly simple equations, without using the module Arcpy. Is that possible? It seems like gdal, numpy, and rasterlang might make this possible but ...
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how to georeference my png using gdal

Hello I have created my own fantasy map, I have the map in a full size png and the map broken down into tiles ( with no geo data ) I installed MS4W and tried to use it to get the georeference data ...
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gdal_merge Sum/Agregation files into single output band

I need to create a single tiff files from several others (each have the same extent and resolution) and the output file need to have a single band containing the aggregated/sum of the values in the ...
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Break Mosaic into Large Tiles

I have 607 aerial images of Massachusetts in .jp2 format. They are in a mosaic however I need to break down the 607 images into groupings of 16(4x4) spatially so that I can more easily process ...
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Why is tiff different in epsg 3857 and epsg 900913 in gdal

When I transform tiff from 4326 to 3857 and from 4326 to 900913 in gdal, I get different result(when display in Qgis) eventhough these two projections(3857 and 900913) should be the same. What is ...
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What format and settings to use for aerials photos in QGIS?

Following question which was more about handling Aerials with ArcGIS: Most Effective Format to Manage Aerial Photography for Viewing Only It seems there are 2 major options for storing / resampling ...
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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 ...