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

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How to Georeference in QGIS 2.12.1 Lyon

I used to be able to Georeference in QGIS but now I can't. These are the steps I go through. At the end of it nothing happens. No layer is added to my Layers Panel and no document is created in the ...
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How to calculate a map scale with bounding box, width and height?

I have a map that will allow the user to select or slice images/pictures out of it. As example a map width is 1200px * 1200px and the user selects say 700px x 700px square (note: aspect ratio is ...
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Importing non-geocoded jpeg into active window of ArcMap Data frame?

Currently when we draw a new subdivision into our GIS, we snip a .jpeg of the platted subdivision and add it to ArcMap. The un-referenced jpeg is simply dropped out in the middle of nowhere and we ...
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QGIS tiff image loaded but not visible

In QGIS I used the Georeferencer on a jpg image I had prepared in Gimp. But when I load the resulting tiff image into my QGIS project it is invisible, even though an image viewing program can show it ...
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How to create new shapes based on partial existing shapes and georeferenced scan?

I am trying to generate a new shapefile in QGIS based on a georeferenced scanned map of colonial powers in Africa and the NaturalEarth country shapes. The overlay of the georeferenced TIFF looks quite ...
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QGis's Geoferencer plugin isn't able to paste text that has been added to clipboard via mac's “pbcopy” terminal command [closed]

I recently wrote a little script that used mac's pbcopy shell command to dump some text into my clipboard for use in the QGis program. For some reason I'm not able to paste stuff that has been ...
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How to georeference a .jpg image with only a scale bar and no basemap

I have a building blueprint image that I need to calculate the sq ft for. However I have no reference or basemap to manually georeference in ArcMap. There is a scale bar on the image. How can I use ...
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How to use a png image as a correctly georeferenced background in order to trace lines from it?

I have a png image which looks like this and has some lines which I need to trace (the green and red lines): The coordinate system of the map from which the image is taken is EPSG: 3034. How can I ...
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QGIS 2.10 Can't load georeference plugin?

Apparently my problem was already present in older versions of Qgis. I don't know how to fix it, knowing I have a Linux system (Fedora 23). Somethiing similar here : Where to download QGIS 2.10? So, ...
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Georeferencing vector dataset in QGIS?

This question may seem as it was asked before, but I think I just don't use the right terminology. Here's my problem. I'm an archaeology student trying to make an internal map of a prehistoric ...
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Is it possible to locate a specific marker point on a raster using python and use that location for georeferencing

I have several scans of the same map, which I would like to georeference. I can not use arcpy.WarpFromFile_management(...) as the rasters are slightly different due to scanning. Is there a ...
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QGIS Georeferencer is stretching image

I'm trying to Georeference an image. I've followed the guide from QGIS, but for some reason, it's stretching, and offsetting the image from the points. For example, my input of the southwest corner ...
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Georefencing angled geological cross-section maps in QGIS?

Is it possible to georeference this type of angled cross section, preferably in QGIS (Section-II in the image) ? I am very much new to this type of georeferencing. Googled & couldn't find a ...
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Geo-Referencing an image from google maps with gdal_translate

I am trying to geo-reference an image using gdal_translate in a command prompt. Currently I have the following gdal_translate.exe -of GTiff -a_nodata 0 --config GDAL_DATA "Config location" -a_ullr ...
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Georeference raster in non horizontal plane

We have raster data which is generated from (vertical) walls. We would like to keep this data in a postgis database and have the spatial reference encoded "the most accurate way". Currently, they are ...
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ArcGIS stops responding during Georeferencing Save?

Im using ArcGIS 10.2. I had an ealier problem that I think I found an answer to here while georeferencing an aerial photo. My current issue is that whenever I go to rectify the georeference points, ...
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Georeferencing image in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I had to make a custom base map of Manhattan, so using adobe illustrator I traced over a blank map and added the color/features I wanted. How do I go about Geo-coding Georeferencing it? I have ...
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script for auto registration

I have a large list of raster images (>600) I would like to automatically georeference to a source image. I can do this in ArcGIS 10.2 using the Auto Registration tool for each image but looking for ...
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Georeferencing PNG in ArcMap based off of data frame corners?

First, in Arcmap I set the data frame exactly equal to the page layout (2'hx3'w) and exported my hillshade, DEM, etc one after the other from layout view so that they were all the exact same size and ...
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Georeferencing Raster+Shape file using different Raster of same region?

In ArcGIS, I inherited a database of points in a raster image of Mars, each point indicates a crater occurrence. These are around 60,000 points, all of them in a shapefile. Both the raster and ...
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How to get parcel polygons to match up?

I have county-wide parcels that don't match up. They are in the same feature dataset, have same projection etc. Is there a tool to get the borders/parcels to match? One layer of parcels seems to be ...
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Problem in loading map to Georeferencer in QGIS

I'm trying to load a map to the Georeferencer in QGIS using the approach from http://www.qgistutorials.com/en/docs/georeferencing_basics.html. I try to get the locality coordinates(lat/lon) of the ...
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Importing raster data with known lat/lon to QGIS?

I have a number of raster files with known latitude/longitude of the picture edges. What is the appropriate way to import such pictures in QGIS with correct coordinates? All the options that I can ...
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QGIS as a pre and post processor for modflow

I want to find out how QGIS can be used as a pre-processor for modflow, i.e delineating the model boundary and boundary conditions etc. exporting to modflow for analysis, viewing and/or mapping the ...
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Using a geo-referenced image as an overlay to display markers on floorplan

I've created a tool based on the Google overlay tiler. This allows our users to upload a floor plan, adjust the position etc. using Google maps. Nothing fancy. We have a server-side job which creates ...
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Importing geophysical information to QGIS 2.10 Pisa [closed]

I am using QGIS 2.10 Pisa to georeference geophysical survey information. When I import data I have black pixels around meaningful part of the image which I remove by setting the transparency to ...
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Ukrainian topographic map: projection and coordinates?

I need some help. I managed to get Ukrainian topographic maps for my project. I'd like to do the georeferencing in QGIS. The problem is that I don't have a clue what projection was used and how to ...
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Georeferencing DWG files on imagery which is hard to see through (e.g. trees)?

Here I have a few campgrouds that I have for are in DWG files that I am going to georeference them. I have no problem with that however; some of these campgrounds I need to georeference on the imagery ...
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Why won't my jpg/png fit to display for georeferencing?

I have a jpg of a scanned map. I can add it to arcmap, and view it fine until I try to assign spatial coordinates. When I use the georeferencing toolbar to "fit to display" to begin the process, the ...
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Visio to CAD to GIS, How to geo-reference? [closed]

I have CAD file converted from a MS Visio diagram, representing power line cables. Data source has no spatial reference. I converted into shapefile and now I am trying to georeference the vector ...
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Create a World File from bounding box

What is the most pythonic way to create a Word File for a .png image, having only it's bounding box? For example, given the following bounding box: <LatLonBox> ...
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How do I eliminate the black border on a georeferenced map layer?

I have geo-referenced several scanned maps. Theses are placed side by side on separate layers in QGIS. They overlay other older maps of the same areas. Georeferencing caused the maps to have black ...
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QGIS Georeferencer Failing to Compute Transform

I've been using QGIS for quite some time, but have encountered a problem that I can't seem to resolve. I am georeferencing an aerial photograph. I have established ample GCP points. After a fresh ...
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Shapefile georeferencing

I have digitized the internal of a building's floors using ArcMap 10.2.2 and need to georeference the shapefiles now. The only raster file I have, is a google image file which isn't accurate at all. ...
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Some city names not geocoding in CartoDB

I'm trying to geocode by city and country name in CartoDB, and several city names are coming up either false or null. I know that this has previously been an issue with the cities not being included ...
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Perform Spatial Adjustment or Georefenced using two ArcMaps?

I have DWG files that need to be georefernced to a known coordinate system because they were from AutoCAD that doesnt have projected coordinate system. I have an JPEG file that I extracted from a ...
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rectifying KML file to match GoogleEarth imagery

Ubuntu 14.04, QGIS 2.12: In QGIS I have a polygon (33 segments) which I have successfully exported to GoogleEarth as a KML file. Due to rectification of GE's image, the polygon doesn't quite line up, ...
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GeoReference XYZ point cloud

I am looking for help. I have done a little bit of geo-registration of images with QGIS. But now, I have been handed some LIDAR data in PCD format (basically x,y,z), But it is not geo-referenced. I ...
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Using GDAL to ID a pair of GeoTiff Coordinates

I've got a large library of images with no spatial reference. When I view the GeoTiff properties, I can view a lat/long under a "GPS" heading, but there's no indication of a coordinate ...
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what kind of accuracy (rmse) can be expected by georeferencing a scanned image? [duplicate]

I am trying to understand what is the effective accuracy of a georeferenced image and how to attach a standard to the georeferencing process which can be used for future reference. To explain further, ...
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Georeferenced Image Rending As Black Shape

I'm georeferencing an image in QGIS, it shows up fine on the georeferencer and goes to about the right position on the map where it's supposed to. But as you can see below, the image shows up as a ...
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QGIS Georeferencer returning blank output

I cannot get QGIS's (2.8.2 Wein/Win 7) georeferencer to work for the life of me. I select points, set the CRS, run the function, http://i.imgur.com/lsQUOU3.jpg and the output looks like this. ...
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WGS84 Lon/Lat from pixel x/y in a georeference image

I'm quite a newbie in GIS. I need to compute (without using any existing lib/tool) the longitude & latitude (WGS84) corresponding to the a pixel, inside a (georeferenced) map image. I know: ...
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Batch Georectifying Imagery

I have a large collection of drone images that aren't georeferenced. I'd like to georectify them by pulling projection and coordinate data from the GeoTiff files, but I'm having difficulty. My ...
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QGIS Georeferencer - Coordinates Rounding Too Small

I have an image I'm trying to georeference on my map, but am having an issue with the coordinates which are sent to the map from the georeferencer. As you can see below in the image, the yellow boxes ...
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GeoRef with QGIS from Google Earth

I thought I followed the QGIS geo-reference tutorial in precisely. The following raster (with our overlay) was snapped from GoogleEarthPro (I believe that Google Earth is using EPSG 4326, not ...
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What projection should I georeference this historical map to?

I'm using ArcGIS. I have a historical map from 1884. It has bathymetry information which I would like to compare to modern bathymetry models with as much accuracy as possible. I don't know what ...
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Disparity between QGIS and ArcGIS for Desktop georeference results?

I am georeferencing a static map in JPEG format. I would prefer to use QGIS for a variety of reasons. I've never georeferenced with QGIS before, so I may not have the process quite right. I ...
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Georeferencing two images at the same time in QGIS

Has anyone ever tried to georeference two images at the same time on QGIS? In my application I don't atually care much about the positioning itself, but in the scale and orientation. Why? I have ...
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QGIS Georeferencer - Georeferenced Image Issue

I'm trying to georeference an aerial image of a site over it's exact coordinates using WGS 84. The same coordinate reference system is used on the settings. I'm not sure what to do from here, is there ...