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

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Georeferencing/Spatial Adjusting of vector river dataset to DEM in ArcGIS

I have a huge dataset of vector river data (over 10'000 rivers) which are saved in a shapefile and were initially derived from a topographic map. However when comparing this vector to DEM data (SRTM ...
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Climatic data sets

I did a bulk download of climatic data from http://neo.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/ in png format so that I will extract my ROI(Africa). After the download I loaded them in Arcgis and discovered they are not ...
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Georeferencing in R Based on the Four Corners

I have a raster image (photograph) that was taken from a helicopter. Along with that raster image, the system also tells me the positions of the four corners of the image in a different file. I have ...
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Georeferencing Old Mining Maps (Floetzkarte des Oberschlesische) in QGIS?

I am trying to georeference some old mining maps (Floetzkarte des Oberschlesische) in QGIS 2.9. I have already tried to do that by marking known points on present satelite photos, but the results were ...
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How can I create a warp mesh to match two close but not identical datasets together?

I have two datasets for Mars. One of them is the Mars Viking color mosaic, the other the Mars Global Surveyor black and white imagery. When I overlay the two datasets, it becomes obvious that the ...
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Misalignment of EPSG:4326 and EPSG:3399 coordinates

I'm having a QGIS project in local coordinates (Gauss-Kruger, EPSG:3399) with some layers in the same reference system. On top of that, I want to display point coordinates, which I digitized using ...
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Merge several images and Export a GeoTiff File

I have approx 500 geo-referenced images that I was hoping to merge into 1 geo-referenced file, and export it as a single geotiff file. To be used in AutoCAD Civil 3D I know I am pushing my luck and ...
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Georeferencing raster imagery using UTM eastings and northings

I have a scanned cadastral map in raster form and UTM co-ordinates in northings and eastings for that area. Is there any way that I can directly georeference my map using E/N values without converting ...
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Is it possible to overlay ungeoreferenced raster images in the QGIS Desktop Browser?

Afternoon ladies and gentleman, I work for a company that produces Mining Investigation reports for property in the South West of England and I have spent the last 12 months digitising abandoned ...
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Wetterzentrale maps georeferencing - coordinate system?

I'm trying to georeference two maps from wetterzentrale in ArcGIS. In what coordinate system are those maps created?
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Georeferencer does not open when clicked

Since a week my raster georeferencer is not opening when I click it. I have made sure it is checked in the plugins collection and have tried re-installing the newest version of QGIS, yet also in this ...
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QGIS Georefencer Failed to compute GCP transform

I am a new QGIS user. I am trying to georeference a scanned paper map. After uploading map to the georeferencing utility and assigning 12 ground control points to map and assigning a datum I get a ...
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trying to build world file for images based off extent rectangle generated from centroid in python

I have centroids for map images which I would like to georeference quickly and rougly via python script, using arcpy. I know the dimensions of the images, the dpi, scale, rotation and the coordinate ...
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Georeferencing in ArcGIS - Zero-Order (Shift)

Zero-Order (shift) transformation is meant for rasters that only require shift, which as i understand it means moving or translating the image. Two questions: Does it mean that two or more control ...
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How to fit polylines to their true position?

I have a satellite image and CAD data of the same area. The polylines from CAD to not overlay correctly on the satellite image. I want to fix polylines to their true coordinates but I could not fix ...
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QGIS georeferencer: Thin Plate Spline (TPS) residual

1) Is anyone able to explain in simple manner what does mean error exactly mean? I use metric values, so suppose 3.64109 is expression of meters and "e" is mathematical constant: ...
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Georeferencing/rectifying multiple images of different shapes and sizes at once using ArcGIS for Desktop?

A couple of weeks ago I georeferenced a set of 7 scanned maps (.tiffs). Although the scans all have different shapes and sizes, the outline of all the maps on there is the same, and after having ...
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“no rows were georeferenced”

I am trying to geolocate my data by the city name and country, but no any raw is recognised and georeferenced! What could be a possible mistake in that?
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How to georeference two pictures that do not have crs in QGIS

I would like to take aerial pictures of my research plots an caculate NDVI and NDWI. How do I do that in QGIS?
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Re-projecting ground control points of similar images (Georeferencing in QGIS)

I have several maps to digitize. The base maps were Canadian NTS map sheets, all for more or less the same region. The useful information has been traced on top with handwritten markings. The maps ...
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Georeferencing an old map in QGIS using Thin Plate Spline

I georeferenced this old map using Thin Plate Spline, and Cubic Spline as transformation settings. However, the result was quite bad. Do I have to add points througout the whole rasterfile for this ...
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How to georeference a raster when target data occupies one-quarter of the raster

I am trying to figure out if it is possible to georeference a raster image in ArcMap when the target data occupies only one-quarter of the raster and the rest of the image is legend or diagrams etc., ...
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Changing the background color of the Georeferencer in QGIS

Is there a way to change the background color of the Georeferencer in QGIS? What I mean is, can I somewhere change the color that does not belong to the image that is about to be georeferenced? Let’s ...
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Georeference multiple raster layers of same area at once or identically

I have many raster layers that I need to georeference to my existing vector layers. Data types vary between 8 bit unsigned, 32 bit float, and bit 64 float. All have the exact same extent, cell size, ...
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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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Create tiles for on Google Maps from PNG images

I have some PNG images in 2048, 4096, 8192 and 16384 pixel size to generate tiles for zoom level 3,4,5 and 6. My data are plotted in Mercator projection and centered over a particular area of clat ...
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simple georef not working

I'm trying to georeference a table by administrative region, but none of my rows are referencing. I have the country name (listed as my 'jurisdiction' column) but no dice. I can't figure out what ...
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QGIS and arcmap compatibility in image georeferencing

I have georeferenced an image in QGIS but when I imported it to arcmap 10.0 it saying "In consistent extent". Any one know how to solve it?
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Georeferencing a CAD file and converting to SHP in ArcGIS without distance distortion

i have a land parcels dwg file in an unknown co-ordinate system and i want to georeference the file in ArcMAp and convert it to shapefile but the problem is that whenever i georef the cad drawings ...
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Georeference by Zipcode failed for 7 of 133 zips

I am georeferencing/geocoding a 133 record table with CartoDB. 7 of the 133 failed to georeference, i.e. I got null in the geometry column. I checked for spaces, i's & l's instead of 1's, o's ...
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Georeferenced PDF is checked but doesn't georeference [closed]

I have checked the georeference option for my exported PDF but when I import it into Avenza PDF Maps it says it is not georeferenced. I have had this work for other maps but a new map I opened will ...
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Write single lon/lat coordinates in TIFF with GDAL

Is there a way to write the georeferentiation value by value in a tiff file using GDAL?
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Loading ordnance survey raster ArcMap [duplicate]

I have connected to the correct folder on ArcCatalog. Only the .tif files show on my ArcCatalog tree, but the .tlw files are in that folder too. How do I create a raster layer with this data? I ...
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Import in Google Earth Pro Geotiff from a Geostationary satellite

I'm litterally having a nightmare with geostationary image. I would map this geotiff https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5L9hPViqpFNdVdaYklodzBkamc/view?usp=sharing on Google Earth. What i get is this: ...
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How to georeference TIFFs with coordinates from txt file using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a folder with TIFFs and an accompanying .txt file containing coordinates in this format (sample): # IMGE LN ID Time Easting Northing Height Phi ...
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Can a raster be projected twice?

I have to georeference a raster (tiff) twice. That is due to the limitation of control points I have. The first georeferencing works perfectly. The problem comes when I georeference the raster for the ...
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Why does raster's cell size change due to rotate and georeference using Georeference toolbar?

I just found out that the cell size of raster change after I rotate or georeference it with Georeference. Is there any explanation why it works that way?
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translate GRIB product on bounding box

I'm in troubles with the projection of a GRIB product. I have a Cloud mask image and I want georeferencing it with GDAL. I need to pass through gdal_translate before, since i need to fix the bounding ...
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Geotransformation, from sat coordinates to Earth coordiantes

I'm using this code: https://github.com/mcidasv/mcidasv/blob/master/ucar/unidata/geoloc/projection/sat/GEOSTransform.java to retrieve longitude and latitude in Earth system from column, line ...
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pixel coordinates to lon,lat

I'm trying to convert pixel coords of a tiff file in longitude and latitude ones. The image is from a grib product of a geostationary satellite and i want georeferencing it. I'm reading this doc ...
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Aligning shapefile to satellite imagery

I have a line shapefile in ArcGIS 10.1 (road shapefile) in WGS datum but they are not exactly placed as in the Satellite image. Is there a way to adjust all those lines to places on Arial image?
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Edit an old georeference raster projection in QGIS

I have created a map from a picture. And now I have some more detailed pictures and georeferenced them. Is there any way to quickly access them later on. I mean everything is fine with ...
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Slovenian Municipalities - right spelling

I'm working on Slovenian Municipalities. Matching them with georeferencing only hits around 80 pct. I have then tried MunicipalityId, but it doesn't work at all. Where can I get the list of names on ...
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Four parameter Helmert transformation using four points

I'm looking for an algorithm to calculate a Helmert transformation using four reference points. Plus, does anyone know how I can calculate the error once I've completed the transformation?
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How to georeference a map in UTM / WGS 84 (geographic) to WGS84 / UTM?

I have scanned UTM WGS 84 toposheets, with a geographic grid. I want to georeference them in WGS 84 / UTM (therefore with UTM coordinates). Should I: Calculate the UTM coordinates from the ...
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Georeferencing using corner coordinate

I have thousands of tiff files with meta file containing corner coordinates. All images coordinates are different as they represent different locations. How can I georeference all these files using ...
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Georeferencing using Liblas error

I am trying to write georeferencing information to a '.las' file using liblas and c++. Here is my code: ofstream ofs; ofs.open("test.las", ios::out | ios::binary); liblas::Header header; ...
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CartoDB only georeferences half of my table

I imported a CSV file into CartoDB, with over a million points, all with a clear (and correct) latitude and longitude. For many of the collected data points the georeference column says ‘null’, while ...
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How to georeference LAS files?

First of all, I am a newbie in GIS. I have a lidar point cloud with GPS and telemetry data associated. Then, I transform coordinates of every point to an ECEF coordinate system and finally I ...
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Overlaying two raster images with no spatial reference

I have two images (X-Ray and Neutron Tomography Scan) of a human bone fragment. I want to use ArcGIS 10.2 to accurately overlay (geo-reference) these two images which have no spatial coordinates. any ...