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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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gdal_contour transparent contour as png

I started using the GDAL Library in a c++ project. It is a great library, but I am a bit stuck right now with different aspects of it. What is the best way to use gdal_contour in my c++ programm? ...
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GDAL_CALC works but I get a python error at the end of each process that prevents automation

Python 3.4.1, GDAL 1.11.0, OSGEO4W, Windows 7, OSGEO4W Windows Shell All 64-bit (ArcGIS is installed as well 10.2 with Python 2.7) So gdal_translate works fine. gdal_calc provides perfect ...
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Trying to use gdal2xyz in QGIS: “Error:Wrong command”

I am using the following command gdal2xyz.dy -csv /Users/me/Downloads/esp_gpwv3_pcount_ascii_25/espp00ag.bil /Users/documents/tttest.csv in the commander, but I get the following error message ...
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How do I convert a VMAP to a shapefile using GDAL?

This is my first time trying to convert a VMAP to a shapefile and the examples online aren't as straightforward to me. Any guidance is appreciated.
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SST process using just GDAL and python

I am trying to process AVHRR 4km SST using a module that uses only GDAL and Python. OSGEO4W, GDAL, Python 3.4.1. I borrowed the download code from http://grasswiki.osgeo.org/wiki/AVHRR. The rest I ...
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Running a Focal Mean or Low Pass Filter or 3 by 3 Mean Kernel in GDAL \ gdal_calc

Hi I am looking to run the equivalent of Focal Statistics in gdal_calc. Is it possible? It is a simple focal I require. I need to run a 3 by 3 kernel over the data (mean) and if possible only on ...
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Using gdal merge correctly?

Currently trying to use gdal_merge within qgis to stack three raster bands, the command it's showing is like this: gdal_merge.bat -separate -of GTiff -o out.tif "LC80190302014126LGN00_B4.TIF" ...
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gdalwarp won't export AAIGrid

I'm trying to use gdalwarp to reproject an ascii grid file. According to http://www.gdal.org/formats_list.html this shouldn't be a problem and indeed I can happily use gdal_translate to create grd ...
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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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gdal_calc.py raster reclass equivalent of ArcGIS reclass or r.reclass in grass

Would like to achieve this in gdal_calc.Py if possible. I have a raster with a value of 0-7 in GTiff I would like one output raster where NoData = 0,1,2,3 1 = 4,5,6,7 So basically an ArcGIS ...
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libgdal1 and libgdal1h conflict

I am on Ubuntu 14.04. When I am installing PostGIS-2.1, it's asking for libgdal1 library. But when I am installing libgdal1, it's removing grass and gdal. Can someone please guide me how to install ...
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Using GDAL inside MATLAB in Ubuntu

I'm trying to use gdal_rasterize inside MATLAB via UNIX or system MATLAB command system('gdal_rasterize'). Despite this command working in my console terminal, I get the following error inside ...
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Polygonize a raster using GDAL JAVA bindings - passing raster pixel value to the resulting feature

I have a raster GeoTIFF file with values from 0 to let's say 5. When I run gdal.polygonize (I'm working with JAVA and GDAL bindings to JAVA) on it, I get features with corresponding polygons. The ...
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How to calculate monthly maximum values from daily data in a 365 band grd?

I have a MINT2005.grd file which has 365 bands representing days of year from 2005. Each band is a 32x35 matrix representing the temperature at different latitude and longitude pair. How do I ...
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How to find the distance to the nearest coastline from a land-based latitude/longitude point?

I'm completely new to GIS and unsure what I need to solve this problem: In the image above turquoise is actually land. Sea is white. I tried using the NASA Distance to the Nearest Coast data dump ...
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Comparing datums with GDAL/OGR

I have a bit of code in Java that takes in a SpatialReference object and checks that it is one of the acceptable datums (WGS84, NAD83, NAD83 HARN, NAD27), but because of the lack of standardization in ...
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How to dissolve naturalearth vectordata with gdal?

trying to use the workflow described by @aflaciano at How to render area that crosses 180°? I did the following: 1) downloaded and installed gdal-111-1600-x64-core.msi from ...
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QGIS says “osgeo [python-gdal]” isn't installed on Mac

I know similar questions have been asked (like this one) -- but I'm encountering a unique problem. I installed GDAL complete 1.11 from KyngChaos, but when I open QGIS, I get the following error ...
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Missing QGIS raster menu tools - '“osgeo [python-gdal]” module is missing'

I recently had to reinstall QGIS (version 2.2.0-9) and the raster menu is missing its tools. I understand that the GdalTools plugin must be installed and enabled. I have already installed the GDal ...
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How to import SRTM data for the whole planet into TileMill

I need to get SRTM elevation data for the whole planet into TileMill. I already walked through the instructions on Steve Bennett's blog and it worked fine for small areas. The problem is now that for ...
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Error 193 while running gdal_calc.py using subprocess.call in Python

The following code works when used with cmd prompt: C:\gdal_calc.py -A C:\a.tif --outfile=C:\result.tif --calc="A+1" When I want to run the same code with subprocess: import subprocess ...
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OSGeo4W error - The procedure entry point … NCSEcw.dll

There are a few posts with a simular error but none with this particular dll. When I try to run a gdal executable from the command line or try to open the OSGeo4W shell I get the following error... ...
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Developing QGIS plugin on Mac - GDAL

I'm developing a plugin for QGIS called DEMtools. It runs fine on my linux machine, but is causing me headaches when run on Mac OS X Mavericks (surprise, surprise). I keep getting segmentation faults ...
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Snag loading Gdal 1.11 for Qgis 2.2, on a Mac

Can't load Q2.2 on a Mac without Gdal 1.11. but when I try to load 1.11 'Complete' version, it fails and gives me an error message to contact the developer. Anyone else had this kind of trouble? ...
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Segmentation fault when using GDALReprojectImage [closed]

I am trying to warp a dataset read with the DTED driver by using GDALReprojectImage. The output dataset is created with the MEM driver. The program is failing with a segmentation fault. Below is a ...
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Reading zipped ESRI BIL files with Python

I asked the question below on StackOverflow, but haven't received any feedback there yet: I have precipitation data from the PRISM Climate Group which are now offered in .bil format (ESRI BIL, I ...
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gdal_retile: to tile or pyramid only

I'm having trouble understanding when to use the -pyramidOnly option in gdal_retile. If I am trying to tile 10 GeoTiffs, am I right in assuming that if the images contain overlays and or inner tiles ...
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Trying to use gdal_translate on WMS

I am trying to export a raster image from a WMS using gdal_translate and have not had any success. I have read http://www.gdal.org/frmt_wms.html but still no success. In my XML file, what should the ...
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gdal commands cannot import gdal — possibly ArcGis conflict with separate Python?

I installed ArcGIS 10.1 yesterday (Windows 7 64-bit), but have a separate Python 2.7 installation. Now my gdal does not work correctly anymore. It looks like all commands without the ending "*.py" ...
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Most efficient way to tile/pyramid 4 million images using gdal for geoserver WMS

My scenario consist of 4 million geolocated images each measuring 1536x1536 pixels in size. What is the most efficient way to pyramid these images? My end goal is to serve these images using ...
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How to prevent transparent borders (collars) of a tif wipe out overlapping regions of adjecent tif while using gdalbuildvrt

I have a set of Geotifs that have got transparent borders (collars) of irregular shapes & dimensions around them. First I created a VRT over this set of Geotifs through gdalbuildvrt. Then I ...
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Using GDAL and Python to replace the Spatial Analyst TabulateArea method

Has anyone tried to phase out the use of ESRI's Spatial Analyst extension by replacing it with GDAL in Python? I have a script that only uses the TabulateArea and Statistics analysis but not much else ...
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Rasterizing polyline data with QGIS/GDAL: custom line width

I need to make a raster from a polyline shapefile. However, when I use gdal_rasterize (either directly or through QGIS), all my lines are drawn one pixel wide, while I need them to be drawn with the ...
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gdalcontour output not aligned with the DEM

I use gdalcontour to generate the contour lines of a DEM in shapefile format. However the shapefile is not aligned with the DEM. Someone have a solution for this? GDAL version is 1.10 im using thins ...
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Convert a classification image to aggregated polygon in shapefile using gdal/python

My goal is convert a 2D numpy array to shapefile. The matrix results from a classification, so the numbers have a meaning. I solved my problem, but the solution is somehow involuted and complicated. ...
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gdal_grid data from 2 different utm zone

I'm developing a component which grid data over Vietnam region using gdal_grid from gdal. Follow gdal example I've successfully griding data within 1 specific UTM zone. However, for data over the ...
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List the projection & datum of all the files in a folder

In QGIS/GRASS, is it possible to list the projection details of all the shp,tab,dxf files in a folder ? We are having 100 - 150 files in too many folders. We would like to create a table of Proj ...
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Can I dewarp an image using GDAL?

I have a GeoTiff image mymap.tif https://www.dropbox.com/s/51chrzv9vp9olg8/mymap.tif $ gdalinfo mymap.tif Driver: GTiff/GeoTIFF Files: mymap.tif Size is 1085, 281 Coordinate System is: GEOGCS["WGS ...
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Append ArcGIS feature layer data using GDAL/OGR API

ArcGIS servers are configured with a maximum records count that they're allowed to return following a REST query. This maximum is usually 1000 records, which means that GDAL/OGR clients should ...
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Cannot Find GPTS Object - GDAL C#

UPDATED To clarify my previous post. I have written a small application to convert maps saved as PDF's to PNG files then tile the maps to be used in a webservice. After experimenting with the PNG ...
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From RGB raster to grayscale

I have been searching for a way to rasterize shp files (Unexpected output when using gdal_rasterize) and it worked with a little help. Now, my code is first rasterizing the largest sip file and than ...
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How do I transform a raster image to one with rounded corners (cylindrical to pseudocylindrical)?

I've been working with the altimetry data from topex.ucsd.edu/WWW_html/mar_grav.html Was having difficulties extracting the data, so I wrote a simple tool to do that. Creates a bitmap form the data ...
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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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Problem when converting sosi to shapefile with ogr2ogr on Linux

I am trying to convert a SOSI file (Norwegian geodata format) to a shapefile. I have set up gdal, but apparantly there is a lot of things that I dont have support for. When I do a ./configure, this is ...
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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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Colorizing raster in QGIS 2.2 without using OSGeo4W command line?

Total beginner in QGIS. Following this guide right now: https://www.e-education.psu.edu/geog585/node/695 At step 4 I created the simple txt file which I now need to use to colorize the raster ...
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Color balance and publish large amount of high resolution imagery in geoserver

I have a large amount of RapidEye images (+300 Gb) that I want to use as a basemap for a online application. So far I've managed to serve them as an ImagePyramid in geoserver following the steps shown ...
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How to fix “Raster layer: Provider is not valid” error when loading PostGIS rasters?

I compiled and installed the current QGIS master as usual and I imported some raster data into my postgres 9.3 database with postgis 2.0.2 extension. Whenever I try to import the raster data into qgis ...
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POSTGIS raster/Java with GDAL bindings - Load byte array in Gdal Dataset Object

I would like to load a raster as java.awt.image.BufferedImage (or equivalent class that would allow to perform some display) out of my PostGIS database. My Raster is inDb (loaded with raster2pgsql) ...
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How to resolve a 'Received NULL pointer' ArgumentOutOfRangeException for OSGeo.OGR.Geometry.TransformTo?

I am attempting to project a geometry using the GDAL c# bindings and I'm getting a ArgumentOutOfRangeException ('Received NULL pointer') exception on the Transform methods of Geometry. I'm also ...