(1) abstract geometry; (2) storing geographic data in projected coordinates; (3) a generic ESRI term for vector features; a class for "geometry" objects.

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sorting polygons extracted using Fishnet

I generated polygons using fishnet in ArcMap, since the polygons didn't fall exactly on top of my raster image, I had to edit and move some of them. Now the FID of my polygons are all messed up, and ...
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How to create a polyline using multiple points using a PostgreSQL query?

I'm trying to use point data to create a polyline to show my bus route. Initially began with coordinates and used this to create geom using the ST_MakePoint function (written to the BusRouteData ...
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QGIS 2.0.1 Translate Feature

I have a layer containing linestrings and want to move those that are too close to each other. I seem to be missing something in the moving part though: layer = iface.activeLayer() def moveFeature ...
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Merging lines (that might cross) at common endpoints without multi-part features in the result

I have a polyline dataset I'm trying to merge / dissolve segments based on an attribute into continuous single lines. The problem is that some of those segments cross each other but need to be ...
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Fuzzy least-coarse common partition algorithm

Given two different partitions of a shape (for argument's sake, two different administrative divisions of a country), how can I find a new partition into which both of those partitions fit, allowing ...
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Using ST_LINE_INTERPOLATE_POINT in OGR and python

I'm interested in finding the midpoint on a linestring using OGR and python. This can be a line with more segments. Could I use the ST_LINE_INTERPOLATE_POINT in python using the ExecuteSQL() method? ...
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how to orthogonalize building outlines

I'm looking for a way to orthogonalize building outlines which I've extracted from a high-res DEM. I'm using the FOSS GIS stack (QGIS, GRASS, SAGA, PostgrSQL, PostGIS) and can code in Python (or ...
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Javascript - Convert arc polyline to arrow polygon

I am using the arc.js library to generate arcs on my map. Those arcs are polylines. I would like to transform those arcs into arrows polygon. To create the arc, I need the start and the end ...
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Geometry Calculation in QGIS [duplicate]

I'm trying to calculate the area of some census tracts in qgis I go to vector -> geometry tools -> export/add geometry columns in the resulting dialog, I calculate using project CRS. What comes out ...
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WFS Updating a geometries points

I'm trying to work out on how I can insert or overwrite points that are stored in a features/ Layer? I've created a String/Text document which is already converted into GML/XML ready to be pushed to a ...
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line from min to max of a digital elevation model

I have some geometries as multipolygons and a dem (digital elevation model). I need a line from the max value to the lowest value of the dem for every multipolygon. Is qgis a tool i could use or do i ...
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How to get ST_MakeLine ready for QGIS?

CREATE VIEW new_line AS SELECT point1.gid, ST_MakeLine(point1.geom, point2.geom) FROM point1, point2 WHERE point1.gid = point2.gid; It's possible to load the layer but QGIS says 'There is no entry ...
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Cutting a circular buffer via Arcpy

I am currently working with compressor stations on centerline routes. These compressor stations have a 3 mile buffer surrounding them. I wish to cut a portion of the circular buffer off. These cut ...
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MS SQL table with geometry field to feature class

I have a table in a native SQL database (no geodatabase, dc_geobank_public.sde in the code) with cca. 300 000 records and 18 fields. Two of the field contains projected X and Y coordinates, and one ...
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ArcGIS Desktop: Not Rendering Line Data but Web Service Outputs Fine

I have some script which read .JSON files through .NET and then inserts the data into a SQL Server database. The data's Geometry is of the type esriGeometryPolyline ; basically, they are floor plans ...
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C# implementation of concave hull / alpha shapes

I'm looking for a C# implementation of the Concave hull (alpha shapes) algorithm. I already found several Java, Python and C++ implementation but no C# version. The other implementation are quite ...
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Explanation of the Thinness ratio formula?

I am looking for sliver polygons and am using the following formula to identify which polygons have a smaller area-to-circumference ratio (aka Thinness Ratio): 4 * pi * area/(length*length) That ...
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Forcing area calculation into miles in QGIS (without changing the PCS) [duplicate]

I'm working on an assignment that requires me to create an area column in miles without changing the projected coordinate system. ArcGIS has a tool that can do this ('Calculate Geometry')-- does QGIS ...
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Plotting on MAPinfo given edge geometry in a row

I have a file of road geometry of the Washington State downloaded from GIS cup 2012. Each row in the file is of the type, ...
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How to determine ring orientation from lat/long coordinate points?

We have some set of point coordinates in lat/long which contribute to a polygon. From this set how do we determine the polygon is clockwise or anticlockwise?
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How to insert non-spatial features into a Polygon shapefile - FME 2015

Here is the issue: I have the original data (a shapefile with spatial a non-spatial features) which I need to transform: (highlighted those non-spatail features) I need to make some ...
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SQL Server Geography Query works but Geometry Query Does Not - Different Tables, Similar Schemas

I am trying to get a Geometry query to work. A similar Geography query works fine but I must work with a table that uses a Geometry type. Although the Geography version returns lots of records as ...
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Clarification about Trilateration

What is the method used by wikipedia to solve Trilateration problem, is it the Linear Least Square? or is it just a direct solution of a set of linear equation systeme with exact distance? but in this ...
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Geopandas: counting the number of raster pixels within a shapefile polygon

I have a shapefile that I have loaded as a geopandas dataframe, and it has a geometry column containing polygons and multipolygons. My end goal is to do some zonal computations on a GeoTiff raster, ...
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spatialite : spatial index on geometries

I'm currently learning to use spatial access methods for query optimization. I'm going through the examples in spatialite cookbook and got stuck in here ...
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Create point on a line with given distance from end in PostGIS

Does anyone know how to create points along a line (MultiLineString geometry) with a given distance in PostGIS? I'd like to create points at a regular distance over a line, which represents a ...
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Efficient way of determining polygon intersection with bounding box

I have a set of polygons, and I need to check whether they are intersecting with a given bounding box(rectangle). What I am doing is, I am taking every vertex of polygon and checking whether it's ...
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Google's S2 library - any alternatives?

Is there any alternative to Google's S2 geometry library? It looks it was updated 4 years back and hardly any documentation. I need a library to divide cities into zones of the area I need. S2 looks ...
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Creating PolylineZ in arcpy

The script below is slightly modified "Polyline example" from ArcGIS help http://resources.arcgis.com/en/help/main/10.1/index.html#//018z00000008000000 import arcpy # next 3 lines are new from arcpy ...
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How to get arcpy to access attributes of a geometry?

As a novice python programmer I am struggling mightily with my code. What it is supposed to do is Buffer a bunch of points with four distances (100, 200, 300, 400meters) Calculate zonal sum for ...
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How to convert features of layer from POLYGON to MULTIPOLYGON?

How can I convert features of a layer from POLYGON to MULTIPOLYGON? I know how to do that using the postgis function ST_Multi but how could I do to same thing for a layer in QGIS?
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Using arcpy to find geometry within another feature

In Arcpy, I would like to start with a point and then using its geometry method to find out if it is inside my polygon feature (Urban Areas) deeper than the buffer distance. This is a follow up to ...
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How to know if two geometric figures are approximately equal?

I would like to know how to determine if two geometric figures (the_geom) are approximately equals. By the way, I'm working with Python, PostgreSQL and Postgis I have the following geometries: ...
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Using WKT.writeGeometry for 'Circle' Geometry in OpenLayers?

In my application which I'm building using OpenLayers3, I'm trying to extract the geometry of a feature to WKT using var format = new ol.format.WKT(); console.log(format.writeGeometry(geometry)); by ...
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Drawing boundaries between discrete features based on attribute values in ArcGIS for Desktop?

There is a point feature class with a certain numeric attribute (let us say, populated places with population). I wonder if there is, in ArcGIS, a way to draw polygons such that the sum of the ...
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Zonal geometry output in ArcGIS

Is there a way to specify the coordinate type in Zonal geometry output in ArcGIS? I am trying to perform zonal geometry on a raster and in the resulting output, the XCENTROID and YCENTROID are in ...
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Joining the tables with the geometry

I have a large table (as a shapefile without geometry, just set of records) with data which has the refference to the other tables (as a shapefiles with specific geometry, reference as same ID's for ...
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How can I find internal overlaps in my polygon feature class ideally via modelbuilder tools?

I have a polygon layer containing "depth curves" for the making of a skin of earth kind of map. I want to check whether or not my feature class contain any overlaps internally between these polygons. ...
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Points contained in envelopes that cross date-line - java

I'm using the ESRI Geometry Java API https://github.com/Esri/geometry-api-java I want to construct an envelope and see if it contains certain points. It's possible the envelope crosses the ...
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Reverse parameters of a projection map

I'm user of a soaring simulator named "Condor Soaring". This simulator is at the center of a community of enthusiastic people who build sceneries (landscapes) which represents quite accurately real ...
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Unable to read different kind of shape files

I have written the java code to read the shapefile and insert it into the table. But the way I have written code it will accept only a multistring .shp file. It fails for other shapefile geometry ...
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Store a GeoJSON FeatureCollection to postgres with postgis

I am new to GeoJSON. I have a GeoJSON features collection as shown and would like to store it in postgres table (testtable). My postgres table has a serial id and geometry column. { "type": ...
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Calculate distance between two points in projection EPSG:900913

I have two points in 900913 projection and I want to calculate the distance between the points. I don't want to transform points to 4326 and then calculate. How do I do this?
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Transforming GIS based XY data (polygons) so that they overlap in R

So I'm attempting to come up with the average shape of these polygon features as a part of my masters research. To do this, I want to run a shape analysis of GIS-based X-Y data using the shapes ...
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QGIS Python - raster as point layer, coordinates issues

I would like to create point layer for storing values retrieved from a raster file. My idea was to iterate through all raster cells. If cell value is different than NULL, I wish to create a new point ...
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Could not translate dgn geometry to esri fgdb

I am trying to import geometry in dgn file to a point feature class in arcgis file geodatabase. I have a layer in dgn file 'baum' which bascially means trees. I want to store these features in CAD ...
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How to add a point to existing attribute record, rather than edit attributes of an existing point?

I'm using ArcGIS 10 to create point data. Normally I would start an edit session, select point as a construction tool, click where I want a point to be, and then go in and edit the attributes. Say I ...
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Extracting specific geometry point from MultiPoint geometry using PostGIS?

I am working with multipoint geometries in postgis and would like to extract the geometry point associated with the greatest y value of the multipoint geometry. How may I accomplish such a task? For ...
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TSQL Geometry Query Requires conversion to string

If I specifically define some polygons and check for containment, I get a correct result: DECLARE @g geometry; DECLARE @g2 geometry; SET @g = geometry::STGeomFromText('POLYGON((407305 100826.5, ...
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Convert string column back to geometry column?

I had a table with a column set to 'point' in doctrine2, but this was changed to 'string' and updated. I can't change it back to 'point' in doctrine2, I get an error: ...