Aligning geographic data to a known coordinate system so it can be viewed, queried, and analyzed with other geographic data.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
1answer
51 views

Georeferencing image using QGIS?

I am very new at this and when I georeference an image in qgis, I get the same image georeference but rotate and elongated. I use 3 control points to georeference the image but whatever I do, I get ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

How can I Georeference a column of multiple zip codes? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to easily visualize a collection of zip codes. I work for a chapter-based organization, and the chapter boundaries are based on zip codes. I'd love to use CartoDB to display the ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

Process to georeference corners of vector file?

I am new to QGIS and trying to wrap my arms around it so please bear with me. I have vector files (DXF) that I need to add back in the georeferencing. They were edited with Illustrator so I loose ...
7
votes
1answer
139 views

Batch Georeferencing in ArcMap 10.2

I have about 50 pdf maps that I would like to batch georeference and/or georectify. I've saved one as a jpg and georeferenced it manually and would like to automate the rest which are in the same ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Georeferencing Tools in ArcGIS Engine 10.1

I'm new with ArcGIS or even GIS it self. My question might be a newbie question but I need help on building a Georeferencing tool set like the one in available ArcMap. I found that it is not available ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

Georeferencing Image using saved Link Table from another Image?

I had a scanned map that I did did a georeferenced a few weeks ago and saved the link table. Now I have two more scanned map that need to do the same thing. It is the same area and one of them I did ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Suggested Workflow for Generating NITF (w/headers) using Nitro in Python

It seems that there is no real suggested workflow for generating an NITF file from a georeferenced, validated tiff image. Here are my inputs: Pyramid Tiff Image - georeferenced MBR (minimum ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Vectorized a historical soil map advice

I received a PDF file of a soil map in the Middle Rio Grande Valley near Albuquerque, New Mexico however it is dated in 1914. I was able to split the north and south because it came in one map and ...
1
vote
1answer
73 views

How to exactly georeference in QGIS

When I georeference a raster image in QGIS, it's always a bit displaced as in the attached image (the cyan polygon is the template, the red border is the georeferenced image), although I try to set ...
0
votes
2answers
56 views

How to find the coordinate system of an existing Map in arcGIS using VB.NET [closed]

I already have a georeferenced base map loaded in ArcMap. I want to find the spatial reference of this map and assign the same coordinate system to a polygon that I created. I can not get a start with ...
2
votes
0answers
28 views

How to preserve GCP's after gdalwarp

I'm trying to figure out how I can preserve my GCP's after a gdalwarp. I need the georeferenced GCP's data, so I can calculate the Root Mean Squared Error. Is there a way to preserve this data, and ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

How to overlay a jpg onto a google earth image?

I have produced a model from an online engine , and it is in a google earth picture. I want to georeference the below picture and apply the boundaries here on my google earth image. I'm using QGIS2.2. ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Georeferencing CAD Files and Creating Geodatabase

I'm hoping this is an easy question to answer. I have georefrenced a CAD data set to an orthophoto that was projected in NAD 83, and turned it into a GDB. Even though the GDB is not projected, is ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

qgis's georeferencer renders my white map with a translucent blue tint, can I prevent this?

I'm running QGIS 2.0.1-Dufour on MacOSX and when loading a PNG or TIFF into qgis as a raster its always getting rendered with a blue tint. Here's what it looks like before being loaded into QGis's ...
0
votes
3answers
50 views

Add locations individually in map view to existing table rows?

(Edited for clarity, sorry!) I have a table in which many records have long/lat info, but many others do not. In other words the locations for those records are currently unknown. Therefore there ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

Does Collada allow to georeference the 3D coordinates within a DAE file?

Can I assign lat/long/height values to each vertice of a Collada 3D model?
0
votes
1answer
73 views

How to upload a list of 5-digit zip codes to CartoDB?

I'm playing around with the free version of CartoDB right now. Trying to upload both a CSV and excel document with a list of 5-digit zip codes. I have received a "there was a problem georeferencing ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

How to choose a coordinate reference system

I have a jpeg image of a reserve's layout and would like to use it to plot animals movements on i.e. GPS points. I have no idea which coordinate reference system to choose during the "georeferencing" ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

georeferencing an image from GoogleEarth

What I actually want to do is very simple, however, there seems to be a bug: I have an image from GE which I want to georeference and set as a background layer. I thus set some placemarks on GE, ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

Can I define a transformation between 2D and 3D in Geotools?

I'm using Geotools, and I need to convert coordinates between 2D and 3D coordinate reference systems. I recognize that there's no universally-correct way to do this: 2D -> 3D means "making up" a Z ...
0
votes
2answers
72 views

Defining a scale number from the Helmert transformation

I know this is more bit of a cartographic issue, but maybe somebody would be able to help. I have an old map georeferenced to the openstreetmap with 50 identical points. I want to get the scale of the ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

How to georeference a map - which is in projected coordinate system - using geographic lat long? [duplicate]

We have some hard copy maps which were projected in Gauss Kruger coordinate system (in the legend it has been mentioned). But, the coordinates were given in Geographic lat long (Beijing 1954). In ...
0
votes
2answers
62 views

Geo- referencing Projected coordinated raster with GCS - ArcGIS

I have raster displaying Lat/ Long grid, but map information shows that, it s been mapped in Gauss Krugger projetion/ Beijing 1954. So, technically we need to geo reference the map in Gauss Krugger/ ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

Georeferencing PNG against Google maps with openlayers plugin

I am trying to georeference blueprints to the footprint of a building. I'm using the Google Satellite image from the plugin to do this. The blueprints are rotated about 30 degrees. When I run the ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

How would I flatten a projected vector dataset to georeference a historic map to it?

So I have vector data for quad lines, township/range lines and section lines for this area. The data is already projected into NAD83 UTM zone 10N and the lines are no longer straight. They warp ...
1
vote
1answer
75 views

georeference and orthorectification of aerial photos

I am trying to process photos taken with a tetracam ADC micro camera placed on a UAV. I have GPS coordinates and mavlink logs providing roll, pitch and yaw of the UAV. I am having a real hard time ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

Georeference in ArcGIS to a known scale?

If I'm georefencing an engineer's drawing and the scale is 1:250 is there anyway I can input this into ArcGIS for accuracy once I've selected a few points to georeference?
1
vote
0answers
15 views

Which georeferencing method for Himalayan Awifs-Awifs registration

I would like to know which georeferencing method would provide the best result for Himalayan region in-case of Awifs(Raw) to Awifs(master) georeferencing.. I have already tried polynomial ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

Automate Add Layer in ESRI ArcMap 10.1 [duplicate]

Using ArcGIS Desktop v10.1 with an Advanced level license we have georeferenced our engineering drawings in PNG format. Next we have created a polygon layer for every single drawing to see the Area of ...
0
votes
1answer
113 views

JPEG base map doesn't match shapefile locations

Relative Newbie Question: I have Civil War earthworks tied to the State Plane Coordinate system with a jpeg of the terrain as a 100k scale USGS Quad of the area that is not georeferenced. When I work ...
1
vote
1answer
83 views

Add georeferenced png layer to map automatically

Using ArcGIS Desktop v10.2 with an Advanced level license we have georeferenced our engineering drawings in PNG format. Next we have created a polygon layer for every single drawing to see the Area of ...
7
votes
3answers
236 views

Merge images first, or georeference first?

I'm wanting to georeference and vectorise some features from scans of the OS 1896 Town Plans that I have purchased from the NLS (http://maps.nls.uk/os/london-1890s/info.html). The scans provided are ...
1
vote
1answer
204 views

What is the coordinate system of this maritime natural gas field map?

The Israeli Ministry of Natural Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources published a maritime map of the borders of a new natural gas field. The map is a part of a full license (PDF), a legal ...
2
votes
1answer
34 views

How to fix “The selected file already seems to have a world file!” when image hasn't been georeferenced before?

I am georeferencing historical aerials from 1988 in QGIS 2.2.0. Sometimes it works perfectly and other times after I have places my points and start the georeferencer a window pops up saying: "The ...
0
votes
1answer
109 views

How to remove black box around georeferenced grayscale image in QGIS?

i'am trying to georeference a grayscale image (*.tif) in QGIS 2.2.0 Valmeria. It is working but QGIS draws a black box around the georeferenced raster image. If i use the option set 0 transparent, not ...
3
votes
2answers
53 views

What is the closest CRS to “Meridiano de Greenwich”

I have a 1906 scanned map that I am trying to georeference in QGIS for Mac. The map has French and English lat-long, indicating them as either "Meridiano de Greenwich" or "Meridiano de Paris." I would ...
2
votes
1answer
85 views

How to georeference an image in ArcMap, using coordinates from a KML file

My starting point is KML file containing a PNG image, which displays correctly in Google Earth: From Google Earth I choose > Save Place As > KML, which gives me the unprojected PNG file, plus ...
0
votes
2answers
75 views

Creating outline shp - georeferencing existing map/pictures

So I need to create shapefiles (that need to be adapted and transfered for other programs) with the district outline of a couple of Caribbean countries. Is georeferencing (using the Georeferencing ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

Georeferencing an aerial image based on satellite imagery

As part of a bigger project I need to georeference an aerial image based on a landsat image downloaded form usgs. I use qgis. can I somehow place the layers on top of each other and mark certain ...
0
votes
1answer
198 views

What method should I use to accurately georeference a geographic map?

I'm writing an application that allows the user to sample points and perform georeferencing In order to test it I have a large scanned map (16k x 13k) pixels covering the area 31 north to 34 north ...
1
vote
1answer
27 views

Changing georef backgound colour

Working with a greycale scanned image: when I georef that image it rotates (expected) the blank corners are then filled with black. When the new image overlays I need to make those corners ...
0
votes
2answers
126 views

Help, I have 10,000+ .shp files covering 3 UTM zones with unknown projections

I was handed a ton of property files with no projections attached but was told they are all in UTM zone 21S. Well once I merged them all together and projected them I realized that the data covers 3 ...
1
vote
1answer
58 views

problem georeferencing a TIFF QGIS

I'm trying to georeference a TIFF in QGIS2.0, 32Bit. The problem appears when QGis adds the map in my project, the map transforms into a black square and it goes to the wrong place. In the next image ...
2
votes
1answer
274 views

Georeferencing an image with GDAL, based on QGIS Georeferencer Plugin

I would like to georeference an image with GDAL. The image already has a spatial reference set (EPSG:31276). For the georeferencing, I have a list of 4 ground control points (also in EPSG:31276). ...
0
votes
0answers
158 views

Making a georeferenced PDF or GeoTIFF from jpg+jgw using GDAL for Avenza PDF Maps

I'm trying to create georeferenced files for the mobile app Avenza PDF Maps. This app works with either GeoTIFF or georeferenced PDF. I know for sure that PDFs made with ArcMap work properly. I'm ...
0
votes
1answer
122 views

How can I correct a .pgw file for a PNG image?

I have a PNG file and I need its .pgw file to be set with NAD 83 as the projection. I have created a .pgw file: 799 0 0 -799 -122.562 37.1946 However when I open the PNG in QGIS or ArcMap 10.2 it ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

How can I locate additional GCPs?

I'm a new user of QGIS. I'm georeferencing a scanned image of topographic map. At least 16 GCPs were required for us to locate. However, only 12 can be located and can be identified and be defined ...
0
votes
0answers
101 views

CartoDB Geocoding Not Working?

I'm using CartoDB to map events on my college campus. First off, I have two tables of data. The first table contains information about the buildings the events can possibly be located within. The ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Determing which Which georeference system was used on an Ecuadorian Topo Baselayer

I'm creating a map in Western Ecuador, and am attempting to use a military topo baselayer for it. The map comes with UTM grid lines on it so georeferencing it was easy but I'm unsure of what ...
1
vote
1answer
164 views

How to plot street addresses and streets using Python/GIS?

I asked this on stackoverflow but did not get a really clear answer. I am not really familiar with GIS systems in python. I am looking for a library to do the following: Lets say I have a pandas data ...