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 - Arcmap 10.2: Trouble with deleting control points

I'm trying to georeference a raster using a rivers vector (polyline) feature class. I started by shifting and rotating the raster. However when deleting a control point to reduce my RMS, both shift ...
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Historical U.S.G.S. Georeferencing

I have downloaded a historical USGS map that is suppose to be a geoPDF. My understanding is that QGIS cannot directly read geoPDF's. I have not had any luck in converting it to a geoTIF in order to ...
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How to import DWG file from CorelDraw to MapInfo project?

I have to make polygons of some protected areas in MapInfo. I have the WMS with the protected areas loaded into mapinfo but making polygons from the WMS will take me years. So I took the following ...
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What is the best method to georeference polygons with no spatial reference?

I have a Google earth image which has drawn polygons on it. I would like to create a polygon feature class in ArcGIS using this data. However, the actual image has been manipulated in powerpoint. ...
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How to adjust data digitized from an erroneously georeferenced basemap?

I have made quite a big georeferencing error, by attributing one of the control points of the map with a value that is 2 km less than the actual value, on the horizontal axis. The georeferenced map ...
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Georeference vector linework

I'm new to GIS and a lot of searching didn't answer my specific question so far, so I hope someone can help me here. What I want to do is creating a small web application to visualize election ...
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How to determine if an image file is georeferenced

I have a task to scan a folder for georeferenced images. There might be a lot of images, some quite large, and some not georeferenced. The spatial information can also be either embedded or in a world ...
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Problem with georeferencer in Qgis 2 64bit installation

I tried to use the georeferencer in the new Qgis 2 64 bits for windows. I tried with the standallone installer and with the OSgeo4w installer. The problem is when I load the raster that I want to ...
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Informations about API in GDAL for geocoding

I write to ask you if did you ever used the new API in GDAL for geocoding. (Link for description: http://www.gdal.org/ogr/ogr__geocoding_8h.html#a2b0382ceb7e3935d7fe1da2adada564e ). Do you know what ...
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Merging many map sheets together into one large sheet for later georeferencing?

I have hundreds of images, each one is a scan of a map sheet, and I want to georeference them. The maps cover a large area (a whole country), they just split the area into many smaller cells. Each map ...
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QGIS Georeferencer, unexpected transformation, and GCP placement

Im trying to get the sample map which i believe to be EPSG:3112 into QGIS and geo referenced. In my screenshot, on the right is the raster in georeferencer with the points i have added. On the left is ...
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Batch inserting georeference information into a tiff image

I have metadata (example below) and images that have no projection or coordinate information (gdalinfo output below). I am looking for help with a script using OSGeo4W tools or some software to ...
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I need to rectify 200+ historic aerials, looking for software to help with a batch-rectify

I have acquired historic aerial imagery for the surrounding towns, circa 1954, and the images have no georeference. I am looking for software to help me batch-rectify the 200+ images. I have current ...
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How to link 2 different images in eCognition

I'd like to link 2 different images in eCognition to find the same pixels on both images. The images have same projection (geog lat/long). How can I do this? Thank you so much
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Georeference to UTM projection using openlayers plugin in QGIS

I have some aerial imagery that I need to georeference using QGIS into a UTM projection. In order to do this I need a basemap layer for the reference points. The openlayers plugin could work great ...
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How to georeference a raster based on identical, already georeferenced raster

I have two identical rasters, one has been georeferenced, the other has not. I would like to georeference the second raster automatically using the first one. I do not want to create links by hand and ...
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Condensing sparse geocodes to weighted Geo-Circles?

I have a data-set comprising of 3 million records having latitude and longitude information associated with it, I want to condense it to form few thousands Geo-Circles, with radius and weight ...
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QGIS: georeferencing report: tail cutted off

I'm using QGIS 1.8.0-2 to georeference some old maps and want to report residuals and other information via the PDF report function of the Georeferencer tool. If there's too much information, it's cut ...
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QGIS:what does it do “snap gcp coordinates to background layers” in the Georeferencer plugin?

Maybe is too obvious, but I don't find any precise documentation about this checkbox in the georeferencer plugin.
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Georeferencing of a vector data

I am evaluating QGIS with a view to visualize and manage geological exploration data. The information is currently stored in different local coordinate systems that I am looking to overlay with ...
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How to create a raster from a CAD scan for ARCMap?

I have scans of CAD streets and such and want to get a raster for georeferencing into ARCMap. What are the easy steps to make a targa, geotiff, etc. of a known size, say 2 miles along one side as a ...
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Georeferencing a Picture having Resolution and a nearly correct BBOX

Is it possible to get the Boundingbox of a Picture when I know the Resolution, the Height/width in pixels, the sum of Tiles in each row/column and a Coordinate that is in the cornertile but not the ...
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how to georeference a shapefile layer [duplicate]

i have some shapefile layer have wrong position and size. it's similar with raster image. so i need scale and move it to correct place. the question is how can i do this in qgis ? i found a plugin ...
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Specify world file to use in ArcGIS

I have a BMP file where I know the coords of the corners, and hence have a generated a World File according to ESRI's standards. It has the the right filename, but when I add the image in ArcMap, it ...
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How to align (georeference) images using QGIS?

I'm completely new to all this. I'm trying to make a map of Han dynasty-era China for a mod for a game called Crusader Kings 2. I've downloaded QGIS and Natural Earth 2, but I need this image to ...
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OpenLayers image layer aspect ratio stretched

I want to do something that should be quite simple. I have an airport runway chart that I'd like to overlay an icon of an airplane on later on. The icon will take lat/lon values and be drawn as a ...
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How to get bounding box coords?

How to get coords for NW and SE if we have about 4-5 pixels on the image with assigned latit/longit? I'm working on javascript app which would overlay that image on Google Map then. Thanks.
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Calculation for conversion of Lat/Lon to World Geographic Reference System (GEOREF)

Does any one have a reference to, or the actual code, to convert Lat / Lons to Georef code (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georef)? I am also interested in finding a conversion from lat/lon to MGRS. ...
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How can I open georeferenced ArcMap raster files in Qgis?

How can I open georeferenced arcmap raster files in Qgis?
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Create a jgw file for jpg image.

I converted ecw file into jpg file with IrfanView, to display the jpg as base layer in openlayers. I understood that I need to create a jgw file to display the jpg file. I found this example: ...
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Is there a “yellow pages” web service for Europe?

I need to put some European businesses on a map, but I only know the country of these businesses. I am looking for a way to obtain a lat/lon position or an address for each. What "yellow pages" web ...
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Geoserver: Georectification via SLD fails

Situation I have a raster image and the coordinates of its four corner pixels. My goal is to warp the image with respect to this coordinates ("georectify") on the fly when requested via GeoServer to ...
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converting grid references to long/lat

If I import from a POST DB a set of points that are referenced by grid reference, will the long/lat decimal also be added to the file? or will I have to convert the points to long/lat myself? In ...
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Orthophoto in QGIS to georeference for use in Sketchup 8, or how to match it with Sketchup 8 pictures?

I have a high resolution orthophoto of an area I want to rebuild in sketchup and therefore want to lign it up (georeference it properly), but all the scaling and everything I tried so far did not help ...
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How to Georeference Photos With No Spatial Reference?

I have about 100-200 field ground shot photos I would like to overlay in ArcGIS 10 that have no spatial information which I need to somehow develop using a photogrammetric formula. The camera was ...
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What is causing this distortion in QGIS georeferencer results?

When importing a JPG map using QGIS's georeferencer plugin, the resulting map layer is distorted and does not look anything like the map that I am trying to import. I can't work out what is causing ...
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Cannot See Georeferencer Results

I am working in QGIS 1.8.0 Lisbosa. Currently I am trying to georeference a building blueprint in a .TIF format to a Google Streets layer. After selecting four points (the corners of the building), I ...
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georeference IMG file in qgis

I have a problem: I'm trying to georeference a satellite image (ASTER, Erdas Imagine file *.img) in QGis. I have georeferenced with QGis before and never had any problems. The file is georeferenced ...
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Create world file from kml

I have a KML file for a NASA image. I want to create a world file from it so I can use the image in say QGIS. Is it possible to extract the key info (bounding coordinates) from the KML? It seems to be ...
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How to add georeferenced TIFF to AutoCAD 2010

I have a ~6GB georeferenced (from ArcGIS) .TIFF satellite image that a colleague wishes to add to AutoCAD 2010. He wants it as a base layer for digitising features from. I have searched forums but ...
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Worsened image quality and flase colours after georeferencing

When I georeference a map of vegetationtyps (about 20 colours, each representing a certain vegetation) the quality of the georeferenced map is really bad and the some colours has changed (e.g. black ...
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Assign projection to a satellite image

Today I stumbled upon a picture taken from the ISS looking down Europe and it is really beautiful. So, I started thinking I could add more to the picture. Like world borders, cities, road network, ...
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How to create georeferenced and projected data from hand-drawn map?

I am preparing datasets for students in a spatial statistics course for a module on spatial autoregressive models. We will use ArcGIS 10.1. The first dataset will correspond to a mythical ...
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how to get correct geo reference system for a VMap

I am new to GIS, trying to read the GeoRef System for VMap by using the following code: OGRSpatialReference *ref = layer->GetSpatialRef(); if( ref ) { QString georefSystem = ...
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Georeferencing a jpeg in QGIS but the scale is way off

I've gone through the really helpful walk-through(s) of how to georeference a jpeg in order to make it a layer, but after inputting the coordinates (either by typing in actual coordinates or clicking ...
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No clue of the Georeferencing tool in gvSIG

I have kept trying to locate the georeferencer in gvSIG but I could not find it. Some tutorials say it is under Tools from the main menu! I installed several versions of gvSIG, both on Windows and ...
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How to georeference PNG images using QGIS? [duplicate]

How can I georeference png images using QGIS, running on OSX? I've looked at ExifTool, and the plugins GeoTag and Import Photos + Photo2Shape. These tools (and other answers) as far as I can tell ...
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Join .csv file and .shp of georeferenced points

I have georeferenced a map and saved a selection of some points on the map. These points are cities of departure and arrival and I want to join the .shp with a and excel .csv with the information of ...
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What is some theory on the number of GCP when georeferencing?

Just wondering, is it always better to have more than 3 GCPs? Should the GCPs be spread out evenly? Where can I find some general resources on the theory of this? Other than trial an error, which ...
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Which CRS would you use to georeference historical world maps?

Which CRS would you recommend to georeference historical world maps like the ones in the London Geographical Institute - The Peoples Atlas - 1920, e.g. The map displays a lat/lon grid which I would ...