Geolocation is a means to discovering the physical location (in real-world geographic terms) of an object.

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How to calculate degrees per pixel in a given image? Or .nth of degree?

I am trying to make very rough estimates of Lat/Long coordinates in some random parking lot images. If I visit any such random parking lot on a Google map, I can click some driving area and Google ...
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Searching by location

I need an advice for a service. On our website we have a search for events. Users are especially interested in the location of event so they use that filter a lot but the problem is that in our ...
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Where can I find a list with beaches which include coordinates?

I use World Weather Online marine API to get wave height of different beaches. This API provide data by coordinates and I need a list with coordinates of beaches.
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Does this DXF file contain geolocation data?

I'm new to autocad and have been sent a file with polylines which I need to plot on a map. However I cannot see that the file contains any geolocation data to plot it accurately. The GeoLocation tab ...
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Keep only the last marker when geolocating

I'm working with OpenLayers 2 and I managed to create a javascript to locate the users and it works fine. I added a marker representing the current location and when the position change, it creates a ...
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extracting geographic location from NOAA NARR grib

I've downloaded a NOAA NARR grib file that I want to extract the wind component as well as the geographic location. I'm able to extract the wind component from the grib but I can't seem to find any ...
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Does any maps/directions service provide location caching on server?

I want to store some user's tracked location data on service server and take it later. Something like courier's last location.
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How to display geotagged photos in leaflet

There is awsome plugin of displaying geotagged photos in leaflet Photos on leaflet I used the picasa photos implimentation when I implemented the plugin for my picasa public album photos link in ...
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Wrong location with result of VBscripting in ModelBuilder?

I run ModelBuilder program's VBScript. The results I receive is like the original input coordinates but when I export to the arcmap the distance between results and origin map is about 5000 km. How ...
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Calculate road distance between GPS points

I am working on tracking system that track location of vehicles on the map and tell their total distance from the beginning till today. I have device_id, timestamp and GPS location in the table like ...
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Move leaflet polygon to given position

I have a circle and a polygon that I'd like to move to the user's local position. I managed to move the circle latLng but I can't find a way to do the same thing with a polygon. Can someone help me ...
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Positioning new point on line with OSM routing?

I have three tables: ways_vertices_pgr (from OSM Routing, contains road vertexes I use for creating routes and among other things their geometry), routes (geometry) and a table which holds the order ...
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Triangulation of Cell Towers using MSQL Server Spatial

I need to triangulate a GSM Device by using known cell towers locations and GSM readings. All Data is in a MS SQL Server as Geometry Types. herewith an example of the data : here is also a SQL ...
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change easy.button to get the location of user

I want to add a button to my leaflet that zooms to the position of the user. i cant figure out the right way. This is what i tried: L.easyButton('<img src="myimage.png">', function(btn, map){ ...
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How to generate random locations nearby my location?

I am trying to create random locations nearby my location. What i want is to create random latitude/longitude pairs inside a 200 meters circle surrounding my location. This is the formula i came up ...
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add marker to geolocate button

I'm doing a map to describe trekking paths and I need a button for the geolocation function. I saw ol examples about custom control, button and geolocation, and thanks to the drupal geolocate button I ...
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Seeking GPS device for vehicle tracking?

I am a programmer with no connection to Geographic information, except that I work on application which uses Google Maps. I need some device, which I will be able to set in a vehicle in order to keep ...
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How to find multiple centers of gravity?

Say I have a number of customers in a geographical area, marked "c": Each customer has a Lat/Long. I would like to find x number of points, in the same space, that best serve the customers, ie. ...
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Get all locations of Panoramio photos in a given extent

To create a visual quality heat map I'm trying to get a list of all Panoramio photos in an about 2000 Km2 wide study area. My idea is to perform a density analysis in GIS on a point shapefile ...
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Device for Logging GPS and Accelerometer Data? [closed]

I am looking for a device that can track my location (lat,long) and speed all day long. Perhaps, I need GPS and accelerometer data bundled together. What I want to do is to log my daily activities. I ...
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Choosing aesthetic location over physical location?

I am in the process of putting together an infrastructure map for my city. We have received some engineering maps (and CAD files) that are assisting me in my task. I have also gone out and gathered ...
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Checking for proper administrative location?

I have two vector layers. The first layer contains points. This layer has a lot of fields with data like name of district, voivodeship etc. The second layer (polygon) is showing administrative ...
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Google Earth Mapping in Beijing - Why is it shifted? [duplicate]

When using Google Earth Pro, the road network and the underlying imagery do not line up. At first I thought this was a road network issue. However, when I geolocate addresses using the Baidu ...
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Sectors pointing to a lat long [closed]

Is it possible to find which sectors of a site are pointing to a specific lat long at a distance away?
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Which is the most accurate tool for geolocating MODIS or VIIRS data?

Which is the most accurate tool for geolocating MODIS or VIIRS data? MRT( or MRTSwath), HEG, MTCK(or VCTK) or Polar2Grid? Anyone who has some experiences, please give some adivces. Cheers!
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Translate Orientation from Sensor data to Geo location

I am tracking a device that might loose GPS signal then and there. And when the GPS signal is too low, I should use the accelerometer and Gyroscope sensors data to guess which way they should have ...
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Geo IP database for Brazil?

I am looking for a database that offers good accuracy for obtaining region from an IP address? Or, if this question is too fuzzy: Which one is (possibly) the most accurate? Note: I only need a ...
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Get the altitude for a given geo location with online OpenStreetmap

Is there a simple way to get the altitude for a given geo location? I would like to add a link to our gluon node form, that links to a place, where I can easily retreive the altitude above NHN or ...
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Getting random coordinates based on country

Are there any webserveices/APIs that can take a country name and return a random coordinates (not including the sea/ocean sections) inside that country?
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Creating random points within polygon from database?

Although i have a solution for it in ArcGIS named hawth's tool but i wanted to know whether it is possible in QGIS or not, additionally i am not having lower version of ArcGIS on which i can do my ...
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How to determine when mapview zoom level has changed using Mapbox-iOS-SDK?

I am using Mapbox-iOS-SDK 2.1.2 and I need to know when the user changes zoom level on the map view. I know how to get the current zoom level, but I don't see any delegate methods for determining ...
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Publish a Locator Service with a place-name alias table

I am trying to publish a locator service with support for a place-name alias table, in ArcGIS for Server 10.3. It should function similar to the Esri World Geocode Server which allows users to search ...
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Download/create address locator styles for Europe?

Where can I find some address locator styles for European countries? or how can I create my own address locator that contains street, house number and city, and use their aliases? PS. I have the ...
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How to directly get a Google API map based on a cell tower object

How do I pass a cell tower object to the Google Maps JavaScript API or Embed API to get a map for wherever the tower happens to be? I realize that I can accomplish the task in two steps by first ...
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How to identify features intersecting or near a marker?

Is there an app, program, service or API that can identify features (such as roads, buildings, parks, etc.) intersecting or near a marker? I'd like to achieve both goals -- meaning to both identify ...
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How can I get one neighbourhood name using address and/or postal code?

this is my first time here. I just need to get a neighbourhood/locality name, to get it I have the address and postal code (all over Argentina). -no polygons needed- This is to change a background ...
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Unable to warp HDF5 files

I have numerous HDF5 files(.nc) which I need to batch process warp using one of the gdal utilities gdalwarp. When I tried to warp the files an error occurred: INPUT: gdalwarp -geoloc -te 109.975 ...
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Yandex Navigator / Maps - Determining user location

Kindly redirect me to a more appropriate forum in case there exists one. I am an active user of Yandex.Navigator App (available for all kind of mobile platforms). Whenever I open the App, even though ...
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Finding proximity to waters, such as lakes, rivers, streams, the oceans

At Alz.care, we are working to detect whether someone who is living with Alzheimer's is nearing a body of water, because of the very high risk of drowning for persons with that neurocogntive disorder. ...
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QGIS geolocate a DBF file with another point layer by matching field

I have a DBF table and a SHP with points. I want to geolocate the DBF file using the points layer. Both match in a field called "unificationstring". I know how to do it in postgis but how can this be ...
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How to create a custom input text in a CartoDB

What is the best way to modify the searbox listener searchbox in the CartoDB map? I would like to disable the default event listener for the CartoDB searchbox and first to execute my own listener and ...
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How can I geocode American rural routes and box numbers?

I am working on a project where users fill out an online form with address information and a Google Map centered at that address is displayed. It works fine for traditional addresses (e.g. 123 Main ...
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Set of intersection points in trilateration / multilateration [duplicate]

Like in this post I will get a set of points (3 or more) with latitude, longitude and distance (in KM) information to find out the target location. A distance could be about 500 KM. The circles ...
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ArcGIS 10.1 Geocoding problems - Creature Feature Class/Error processing the table

I am trying to geocode a list of addresses to location in a particular shapefile which has roads. I'm using ArcGIS 10.1, and trying to geocode using the address locator 10.0 north america geocode ...
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Difference between Positioning and Localization

I would like to know what are the differences between Positioning and Localization. In most papers they are used interchangeably. Are they the same? Does one come after another? I always thought ...
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project hdf file with geospatial_lat and lon in batch process

Is there any way that I can do a batch process in projecting hdf files wherein I could get and include only the geospatial_lat and lon in the batch script since every hdf file have different ...
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Geofencing: Query if a POINT is within a POLYGON

I am trying to use the following query to search if a point is within a defined POLYGON (aka a geofence I want to define): ...
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How do some companies receive GPS data from vehicles if GPS's can't send any data?

I know that some companies offer tracking services for vehicles such as live GPS tracking they can access any time, but as you can't use the GPS protocol to send any data i wonder how the do it... I ...
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Is a Country/State/City Database available?

I asked this question Stack Overflow but I was informed that I would get a better to this question here because it's not related to programming. I am creating a directory which uses locations to ...
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CartoDB detecting user location - putting dot on the map

I have a CartoDB question. Long story-short, we have a project we are piloting in Rio das Pedras, Brazil, a favela near Rio. We have sampling points, working on adding Fulcrum photo uploads and ...