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

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Creating disease risk map in QGis

I would like to create a risk map using RFE Data and Tiffs but now I realised that I actually have no idea how. I have dowloaded .Tiff(Region), .hdr and .bil(Rainfall/RFE) files from the USGS page, ...
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How to align hundreds of rasters quickly

I'm hoping to accurately align hundreds of aerial images that are slightly off-kilter. The images cover the same area on different dates (several acres). They contain identifiable features around ...
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jpg conversion to shapefile [closed]

Please, I have a jpg image which I want to work on, but I have a problem with it. I understand that I need a shapefile that is already georeferenced to georeferenced the jpg. Pls, how do I know that a ...
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Multipatch georeferencing

I am currently using ArcGIS Pro to create a 3D campus model and I have floor plans extruded by each individual floor to represent buildings. Another group is working on the modeling side of things and ...
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Capturing coordinates via snap with QGIS

I would like to know if there is a way to get and extract the coordinates of a node (one of the node that conforms a polygon) in order to use these pair of coordinates to georeference a DXF file, ...
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Is it possible to georeference a .hdf file in ArcGIS

Using a Noggin 250 GPR and Smart Cart. I generated data for a grid. I did not have a gps unit on the smart cart. I do have gps x'y for the corners of each grid. After post processing the data in ...
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QGIS: raster image georeference and overlay

I've created a grid and points in QGIS which I used to survey. Using a test image at the moment and I'm trying to fit this image as an overlay within a boundary. When I insert the image it has a white ...
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ArcMap Georefencing - sheet/image problem

I have a problem and I wanted to know if anyone else had experienced this. I think it is some type of bug as it doesn't occur all the time. The problem is when I am georeferencing some 'tiff' images, ...
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How to rectify a georeferenced Google Earth image and corresponding layer

I am still a newbie to georeferencing and ArcGIS. I imported an image with place markers from Google Earth. Then I opened up the image in ArcGIS Desktop 10.3.1. I then georeferenced the control ...
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QGIS : transformation types in geo-referencing

Im a beginner in geomatics. I try some images georeferencing in QGIS. I would like to understand what is happening behind the different transformation types (linear, polynomial, Helmert...). What I ...
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Meaning of GCP in QGIS

Im a geomatics student, During a geo referencing with QGIS, a .Points file is saved. I open it with Notepad++ It is written under this form : mapX,mapY,pixelX,pixelY,enable 18.41330472103005533,-34....
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Put png map image as a background to draw upon

I have an image of a fiber optics network map: I want to turn this map image (without any actual GIS data) into a vector map where each point is defined by lat, long. To do this, I'm trying to ...
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Import georeferenced dwg-files to SketchUP

I have a georeferenced dwg-file in a national projection and want to import it into SketchUp pro 2015 without loosing the georeference. My workflow so far was to import it into QGIS, check it's ...
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Georeferencing reversal of image

I georeferenced a map and it posted to canvas as a mirror image of the original map. I set my project CRS before starting and also made sure to set the same SRS for the Geotiff being created and saved....
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Georeferencing a raster on top of 2 or more polygons

I am trying to georeference raster sketch maps that have polygons drawn on them to line up with vector polygons. Its relatively easy to do this using the georeferncing toolbar in arcmap for 1 polygon,...
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QGIS Georeferencer loading very slowly on multi-GB geotiff

I am trying to load a 2GB Geotiff (it's source coordinate system is WGS84) into the georeferencer for QGIS 2.6+. However, once I load the image, I see a blank raster canvas for nearly 10 minutes ...
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Dealing with multiple georeferenced, but possibly slightly offset datasets

I have elevation data stored at 5 meter resolution in a raster file. I would like to go in and add this data into a database (lat, lon, elevation.) I have another rasterfile with other data, also at ...
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Google Earth image projection transformation question

I have taken a JPEG image snapshot of an area on google earth. Within it I marked and record the coordinates of the four corners. I then added and georeferenced the image to a map I was already ...
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QGIS Georeferencer adds padding to image after save

I am attempting to georeference an aerial image using satellite imagery. I'm successful in getting an output, however I notice there is an issue where QGIS's georeferencer is adding padding to all the ...
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Georeference a polyygon within a pdf file [duplicate]

I have this pdf file that contains a specific borough of my city, Montreal, with a polygon inside it. Link to pdf file: PDF FILE The jpeg image once exported from the pdf file is the following I ...
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How to best import a US Map Schematic?

I would like to use the following wiki US Map schematic as a background to my map work. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Blank_US_Map.svg) It is a .svg file, and GeoReferencer is unable to import it....
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QGIS, GDAL Georeferencer missing?

I've just installed QGIS 2.8 on the new Fedora 22 (64) that came out some days ago. Awkwardly, I can't find the GDAL Georeferencer that, to my knowledge, is supposed to come with every installation. ...
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Georeferencing raster in QGIS

Georeferenced raster in the QGIS not filmed the final display by raster footprints. Everything is in EPSG 32633. Path in GdalToools: Red is original footprint for image. I need rotate image ...
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Is it possible to georeference raster stored in Postgis?

I'm looking to store a huge raster aerial image (400 Gb) into Postgis, but before storing it i like to know how i could georeference or rectify raster stored in postgis ? is there any Qgis plugins ...
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Georeference a computed tomography image without changing its proportions in QGIS

I have several images obtained from a Micro computed tomography (mCT). The scanned elements are human teeth. In a particular mCT slice, I have introduced a cartesian plot with its X and Y axis. The (...
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Why can't I paste coordinates in “Enter Map Coordinates”?

Using QGIS 2.6.1-Brighton, I am attempting to use the Georeferencer. My data is from NGS datasheets. I copied and pasted the data into a text document. In the "Enter Map Coordinates" dialogue, when I ...
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Rototranslation + scale of pdf and dxf with USER CRS in QGIS? [duplicate]

i have a map PDF or DXF to georeferenced with only rototranslation + scaling. I use EPSG: 32632, also the map that I need to import is a survey (maxmimal dimension 5000 m x 5000 m), but his coordinate ...
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Satellite image vertically squeezed after being georeferenced

I am using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.1. I am trying to georeference a Google Earth image in Christchurch area, New Zealand. I am using some CGPs I have got from this image (their Google Earth coordinates),...
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How to add geospatial info to an existing PDF?

I work with a small non-profit mountain bike trail advocacy organizationand as a result have created a number of PDF-based maps. These are all Mercator projection, built off of OpenStreetMap data, and ...
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Georeference Error Messsage QGIS

I'm trying to georeference a 1922 map of Africa by Bartholomew. (found here http://www.davidrumsey.com/maps5268.html). I have it in QGIS and currently the Raster has the default CRS (WGS 84). I have ...
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What causes wrong placement of JPGs in QGIS 2.8.1?

I have the same issue explained in this post: How to keep georeferencing from ArcGIS when importing raster into QGIS? But my problem is with .jpg files. I have georeferenced with ArcGIS 10.2.2 many ...
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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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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: http://en.wikipedia....
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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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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

![old map georeferenced badly][1] [1]: 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 ...