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 set output resolution for gdalwarp to that of source file?

I have a large raster, which I want to re-project and crop for a new location that I'm creating in GRASS. I seem to have gotten the re-projection and cropping right with this call to gdalwarp: ...
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Using GDAL to connect to a WFS

I'm trying to connect to a wfs using GDAL, from reading some of the (fairly sparse) documentation on this i have found that this is possible if GDAL is compiled with the correct drivers (Curl, ...
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How to set GDAL/cs2cs/proj to use NTv2 grid shift file when using EPSG codes?

I am using the GDAL API for Python for a script that takes only EPSG codes for inputs to specify source and target coordinate systems. While the cs2cs command seems to handle quite well ...
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ogr2ogr / GDAL remove features in FileGDB while in use by ArcGIS Server map service

I'm using ogr2ogr to pull features out of Oracle and put them into a File GeoDatabase. The FGDB is being used by an active ArcGIS Server map service. This is all done for performance / reducing DB ...
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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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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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Georeferencing a raster using GDAL and Python

I want to georeference a raster using python and GDAL. My current approach is to call gdal_translate and gdalwarp using os.system and an ugly list of ground control points. I'd really like a way to do ...
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Exporting 16 bit single-band to 8 bit in SAGA/QGIS

Everytime with every function (e.g convert data storage type or gdal-translat -ot Byte) the output is a completely white map with a black border. only the "save as" export works, but the TIFF also ...
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How to change GDAL version in QGIS to get ECW import to work

I’ve previously been successful in importing ecw into QGIS 2.0 but the same methods (for example How to add *.ecw files to QGIS 2.0 on Windows?) have failed with a fresh install of QGIS 2.2 with ...
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Gdal: highest and lowest point/pixel, how to get their altitudes?

Given a .tiff topographic raster image. How to get the altitudes of the highest and lowest point/pixel ?
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GDAL Conversion of US Topo GeoPDFs

I've used GDAL_translate with "--config GDAL_PDF_LAYERS" option to convert US Topo GeoPDFs to GeoTIFF and it works great for creating collarless topos based on the new format. However, I can't get it ...
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gdal2tiles generates small picture inside 256x256 tile

I've used gdal2tiles for generating tiles in number of different polar projections and always experienced the same problem — strange small picture inside normal 256x256 png with the rest of space ...
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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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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 ...
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gdal2tiles.py generating black tiles from .img file

I have a source HFA Erdas Imagine (.img) file which I'm trying to convert into tiles using gdal2tiles.py. I'm running: gdal2tiles.py -w google -g GOOGLEKEY input_file.img The HTML is generated ...
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Problem with georeferencer in Qgis 2 64bit installation

I tried to use the georeferencer in the new Qgis 2 64 bits for windows. I tried with the standallone installer and with the OSgeo4w installer. The problem is when I load the raster that I want to ...
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How do I know the vertical/horizontal units of my DEM? I'm creating a slope using gdaldem

I'm using gdaldem to create a slope map. I can apply a scale. The default is 1. The notes say: Ratio of vertical units to horizontal. If horizontal unit of source DEM is degrees (e.g WGS84 ...
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Why does ogr2ogr SHP import error out trying to create a database?

All, Can anyone tell me what the error is with OGR2OGR when trying to import a .SHP into MSSQLSPATIAL? ERROR 1: MSSQL Spatial driver doesn't currently support database creation. Please create ...
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Use GDAL/Python to add rasters (tiff) to an ESRI File Geodatabase

I'm using GDAL python to create a bunch of tiff files from a netcdf file. def modelout_to_geotif(netcdfile, outdir, VarName): """ Given the path to the netcdf output, produces geotiffs for ...
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Using the C++ GDAL API how do I set the GDAL_DATA path?

If I want to change the directory of the GDAL_DATA path or point to a different version of a csv file for EPSG numbers how do I do that using the C++ API?
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OGR - Weird GeomType -2147483645 on polygon shapefile

I am trying to import a shapefile (multipolygon) in an app with ogr but I got an error about invalid geom type. If I inspect the data with ogr like this: datasource = ogr.Open("c:\\temp\\data.shp") ...
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gdal.py as part of bat script in windows 7

I need to run the following bat file from a MS4W shell which has gdal_retile.py as the final option. I have added C:\ms4w\python\gdal to my pythonpath but within a pyscripter shell I can not import ...
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--optfile not working with gdal_retile?

I have the following gdal_retile command I am trying to run, but it errors on the --optfile: gdal_retile.py -v -r bilinear -levels 8 -ps 512 512 -co "tiled=YES" -targetDir pyramid --optfile files.txt ...
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Batch script converting and resampling orthophotos

I would like to convert more than 300 orthophotos produced at scale 1:8.000 with a pixel size of 0.8m X 0.8m from Ecw format to Tiff format and after resampling pixel values. My aim is to batch ...
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Finding lat/lon of corners of geotiff file

I am a GIS newbie. I just recently managed to turn a GeoTIFF file into a bmp file using gdal_translate. Now I need to find the latitude/longitude coordinates of the corners. I would prefer to use ...
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Simple band arithmetic on GDAL virtual rasters (VRT)

I want to calculate the difference of two bands. I have the individual bands stored somewhere, but I was thinking that maybe there's a way of producing a VRT file that is the result of this ...
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gdal_grid problem reading vrt file

I am trying to parse csv file and visualize it as geotiff using gdal_grid but I keep getting this error: C:\work\testgdal1>gdal_grid -ot Float32 -l test test.vrt dona.tif ERROR 1: Failed to ...
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Getting incorrect coordinates for ortho photo using GDAL libraries

I am very new to gis, and while most of the stuff I have is working well, this thing has me stumped. I'm using GDAL libraries and the c# wrapper to access various gis functions. I'm processing ortho ...
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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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[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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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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Changing color of raster images based on their data values - gdal

Let's say I have 1 band raster images with Gray Color Interpretation and I want to change their color based on their data values. Data values -1, will be Blue, -0.5 will be Light Blue, 0 will be ...
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convert csv to kml or geojson, etc using ogr2ogr or equivalent command line tools (use “latitude” and “longitude” attributes for coordinates)

I've just unsuccessfully tried to use ogr2ogr to convert CSV into KML like so: ogr2ogr -f "KML" output.kml input.csv The csv has "latitude" and "longitude" columns. The attributes are all loaded ...
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gdalwarp batch process

I have downloaded numerous hdf files from an ftp site. Half of them were level 1 and the rest were level 2. Lvl1 format is Afile.A1_AC.sample.hdf and the lvl 2 format is: Afile.A1_AC.sample.hdf. How ...
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How to have PostGIS 2.1 and the Python osgeo library installed together without compiling from source?

My python application makes heavy use of the osgeo library. We're looking to upgrade from PostGIS 1.5 to PostGIS 2.1, and I'm having issues. I'm installing packages from the Ubuntu GIS PPA. Before, ...
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Unexpected output when using gdal_rasterize

Ok, I used the following code for converting my layer into raster format but I get a tif file that is completely black or white... from osgeo import gdal, ogr # Define pixel_size and NoData value ...
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syntax error when using gdal in python console QGIS

When I run the following code in the python console in QGIS I get a syntax error: import osgeo.gdal gdal_rasterize [-b 1] [-burn 255] [-a Pixelkost] [-te 170000.2 168000.27 177999.8 177999.8] ...
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GDAL - How to get gemetry type of a MapInfo TAB file?

I am using the OGR MapInfo File driver to read a MapInfo TAB file. However, the function GetGeomType() returns 0 which means 'wkbUnknown` even if the features in the TAB are only multi-polygons. Is ...
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How can I specify the ranges in the gdaldem's color configuration file?

I want to render an IMG file according to a specific renderer, and export to a jpeg File. I have asked a question about this, and got a satisfactory answer. The issue now is that I need to write a ...
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Convert a KML ImageOverlay to World Files with GDAL

I have many raster outputs from an Open Source radio transmission topographic path tool called SPLAT, georeferenced in KML image overlay format. I have figured out an easy way to use tools to ...
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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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OSX 10.9 + QGIS 2.0.1 - Missing osgeo module

Running the following: QGIS 2.0.1 (via Kyngchaos) OSX 10.9 GDAL/OGR 1.10.1 (via Homebrew). Recently, I've become unable to use the OpenLayers plugin, which is complaining that I'm missing the ...
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Writing array to vrt

I would like to write an array from a single band image to a 3 band vrt where each band has the ColorInterpretation() tag of red, green, blue respectively. My code below; from osgeo import gdal ...
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SetColorInterpretation() for a GeoTiff using GDAL not working

I have a single band image which I would like to copy to a 3 bands of a new image and set the ColorInterpretation to red, green and blue respectively. I have tried two approaches, one using the GTiff ...
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Error Updating Gdal with Homebrew

I recently updated my version of Gdal using the homebrew package manager. However, now whenever I use gdal from within my terminal shell, I get the following error: dyld: Library not loaded: ...
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gdalwarp not clipping neatline properly

I have a PDF file (10mb) which contains a NEATLINE polygon in metadata. $ gdalinfo I5601_GeoPDF.pdf Driver: PDF/Geospatial PDF Files: I5601_GeoPDF.pdf Size is 5906, 3543 Coordinate System is: ...
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re-project from EPSG:4326 to polar projection

I have global georeferenced DEM tiff file in EPSG:4326 and want to re-project in EPSG:3411. I used this command: gdalwarp -s_srs EPSG:4326 -t_srs EPSG:3411 global.tif polar.tif which resulted in: ...
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How to transform World data from EPSG 4326 to EPSG 3857

I have tryed different opensource tools to transform a world data shapefile from 4326 to 3857 but I always have an error. Im not sure, but is it because of Antartica? I have tryed with GDAL and QGIS ...
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Homebrew GDAL installation ECW or MrSID

I have experimented with installing gdal 1.9.1 via homebrew. It works wonderfully. Unfortunately, their is no real JP2000 support. I realize that JP2000 is supported by OpenJp2000, but that ...
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GDAL: C++ API to Convert Text file of Coordinate points to Raster Pixel line?

I am using GDAL to "Grow" areas form starting seed points. I have a text file listng the coordinates of my seed locations. The X,Y coordinates are in the coordinate system of a raster image. I want ...