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

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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> <north>30.46370000000000&...
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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 system/...
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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. http:...
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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 ...
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Are Australian Height Datum and GDA94 applicable to Christmas, Lord Howe, and Norfolk islands?

I've been asked to recommend a mapping coordinate reference frame for use for Australian mapping, which I've said AHD for the vertical component and GDA94 for the the horizontal component. However, I'...
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Difference between Geoparsing and Georeferencing

Can anyone please tell the difference between Geoparsing and Georeferencing?
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How does ArcMap calculate the default cell size when rectifying a raster?

When rectifying a raster, there is an option to enter a cell size. I was wondering how ArcMap calculates this default cell size, particularly in relation to the raster's resolution.
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Using Openlayers and Georeferencer plugin (with solution) in QGIS?

Let me start by saying that I am total noobie at QGIS, so this might be obvious to everyone else. I spent hours yesterday trying to georeference a map. I needed to georeference it against vegetation ...
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Importing files from Panoramio to QGIS?

I need to visualize in QGIS the density of photographs taken in seven municipalities of the central Italy: Perugia, Magione, Passignano, Umbertide, Deruta, Corciano, Torgiano. I'm wondering if there ...
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how do i create OGRSpatialReference from raster file's georeference C++

I want to create .shp file using ogr with georeference based on my raster file, so i create an ogr layer using CreateLayer( "point_out", NULL, wkbPoint, NULL ); i want to set the OGRSpatialReference ...
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QGIS Georeferencer tool not keeping inserted coordinate values

I'm currently giving a basic training course on QGIS and, on the last class, one of the students stumbled upon a problem I wasn't able to solve - nor can I find a reason for it. We are using QGIS 2.10....
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Geoserver's mosaic created out of 3 pictures, shows only 1 picture

I am trying to create mosaic in geoserver out of 3 jpg pictures.Every picture is accompanied by appropriate .jgw and prj file. IMG_3293.jgw 0.0300000 0.00000000 0.00000000 -0.0300000 19.80492000 45....
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Is it possible to set points without coordinates onto a map?

I have the following Situation: csv-file with 1000 lines of measurements. These measurements were done indoor in a building without GPS. The measurement-system allows to set "markers" at any time. ...
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Can't put a basemap in its Precise location [duplicate]

I am a total beginner with ArcGIS. ( My software info: ArcGIS Desktop Version 10.1 ) (Windows 8.1 Pro). I want to use a raster as a Basemap for my city, I know the coordinates of my city. my ...
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Display grid squares (OSGB)

I'm currently trying to georeference an old ordnance survey plan in England that has grid squares on it in Arcmap. I've used other packages in the past where I simply turned on the grid squares and ...
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How to merge a 4 band tfwx file into one tif for use in Qgis [duplicate]

I have a tfwx file and when I open it in arcmap it is displayed as 4 bands. I would like to use the georeferenced file in qgis since I know nothing about arcmap.
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Using ArcMap georeferencing link file with in GDAL or another alternative?

I've a lot of georeferencing link files from ArcMap 10 that are like so: 5.693887 17.605231 37.000000 -17.000000 5.896141 5.922077 37.000000 -19.000000 16.877354 5.957769 ...
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Is it possible to georeference in CartoDB using just UK postal codes?

Is it possible to georeference using just UK postal codes. I have the minimum free account and have had now luck with this. IF so should the postal codes be continuous strings with no gaps and is it ...
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GeoTiff image not aligned after using gdal_translate and gdalwarp

I don't see what I am doing wrong. The coordinate system was assigned to the GeoTiff using the following gdal_translate command: (Usage: gdal_translate -of GTiff -a_srs EPSG#### -a_ullr upper left ...
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Get geotiff Transform from point correspondences

I am trying to find a way to get the Geo Transformation (NW corner position, pixel size and rotation) for a given tiff image. I have a tiff which I know is using some coordinate reference system (an ...
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HDF5 and georeferencing?

I'm doing quite heavy processing of Earth Observation data, and it appears that a lot of my workflow can be speeded up by using HDF5 for local storage. I mostly work with large stacks of raster files, ...
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Dynamically add maps to globalmapper

I've a folder which maps are dynamically added to it and I want to add them to global mapper whenever they are ready, Is there any solution to do that? if no is there any other software like it to do ...
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How to add coordinates to an image in QGIS? [duplicate]

I use QGIS 2.10. I have a map image without any coordinate or boundary info. I need to convert it to kml file and before this, I need to add specific coordinate info for this map. How can I add ...
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Georeferencing CAD drawing with 1 control point

I am a newbie in AutoDesk AutoCAD 2015 and have a problem at hand. I have a drawing which has a known Universal Transvers Mercator based control point but for the drawing to be georeferenced in ...
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Referencing a raster by center coordinate

I'm concerned with producing mosaics from UAV thermal IR video frames. I exported several several frames containing the temperature values in a matrix (.csv). From camera specifications and flight ...
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How to load and reference historic mapping

I have recently started working with QGIS having used ArcView for several years. I am unsure of how to go about inserting historical maps which have no referencing data. I think it might be ...
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XY coordinates effecient way to copy

I get XY coordinates of point features delivered to me in PDF format, this means that to bring them into ArcGIS I manually have to enter them first into an excel spreadsheet - does anyone know if ...
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Georeferencing google earth historical images

I have been trying to raster and georeferenced an historical set of images from Google Earth but I am experiencing issues after done the first one properly. I save 4 images from Google Earth of the ...
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Using photo for mapping lineations in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am attempting to map the paths of burrow on an oriented photo in order to generate an xy xy chart to run a lineation analysis. How do I get a photo into ArcGIS, orient it, and trace lines that ...
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Is setting raster CRS in QGIS georeferencer useless? Still have to choose the same for target SRS?

I'm trying to move out of ArcGIS into QGIS permanently for basic operations, so be patient please. Here is the problem. I'm trying to georeference a topo map in EPSG:22523 (Corrego Alegre UTM). I did ...
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How to use Orthoengine in PCI Geomatica to georeference Pleiades 1B TIFF to WGS 84

I am trying to use the orthoengine in PCI Geomatica 2015 to reference an image to WGS 84 (ESPG: 4326). Acquisition mode PX Spectral processing PA+XS (resolution is 70cm) I have the associated RPC ...
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Projecting PDF for use with Avenza

I have many maps in PDF format and would like to georeference them for use with Avenza software on mobiles. I am running 9.2 so no option to create the projection files at export. Looking for an ...