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

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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 ...
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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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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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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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libLAS georeference las file and update header [duplicate]

I am just starting to use libLAS and I had a small issue. I have next code to generate a las file with georeferenced points: std::ofstream ofs; liblas::Header header; liblas::SpatialReference srs; ...
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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 georeferencing....
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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 las files using liblas

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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Georeferencing LAS files in geographic coordinates (lat/lon) or in cartesian (projected) ones?

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 ...
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Georeferencing a map image with no precise projection info

I am trying to georeference a map that has meridians and parallels etc. but no projected grid displayed. I can get the coordinates of the meridians/parallels fine, so georeferencing should not be an ...
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Different origin between GDAL/Python and ArcMap of a Modis image

I have a Modis image and i load this image in Python using gdal library from osgeo import gdal, ogr INPUT_raster_1 = "C:\\myimage_1km.tif" ds_1 = gdal.Open(INPUT_raster_1, gdal.GA_ReadOnly) ...
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Batch Georeferencing in arcGIS 10.1.2 [duplicate]

I work for a government utility company. Our maps are broken down into 500x500 square meter grids. We have scanned images (TIFF) of these maps that we need to overlay and digize. The maps and the ...
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Max length for WKT name

First of all, sorry if this is obvious or stupid questions. I am not very familiar with geographic information system. My question is, is there max length limitation on WKT name? see the bold text ...
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Geo referencing RADARSAT-1 image

I have lots of RADARSAT-1 file in GeoTiff format along with meta data where corner coordinates are available. Corner coordinates are for image portion(except the black portion). But, radar image has ...
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Why is QGIS georeferencer much faster on Windows than Mac?

I just went from temporarily using a Windows 7 machine with 4GB of RAM and no video card as far as I know. I'm now using a mac with 16GB of ram, etc. Its a much more powerful machine. However, QGis's ...
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georeferenced raster coordinates

In QGIS 1.8 I have two rasters derived from the same multi-band tif image (1) ndvi - each pixel contains NDVI values. Using /Plugin/Analysis Point Sampling tool a new vector layer is created and the ...
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How to display a .jpg file in ArcMap for georeferencing? [duplicate]

I'm struggling to georeference a .jpg map. When I load it in to ArcMap, I cannot see the picture at all, so I cannot georeference it. (I tried to zoom to the map layer but the map just does not appear)...
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Georeferencing multispectral data using ArcGIS Desktop?

I often have to georeference Landsat data image to map (often raw data without geometric corrections). The way I am doing this is to open up one channel and set my GCPs and save them into a txt file. ...
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How to create a floor plan KML file from a DXF in QGIS? [duplicate]

I import a building floor plan from DXF format to QGIS. When I export it to KML format and then import it in Google Earth, how can I put the floor plan to my desire building location? MY CRS is WSG84 ...
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How do I open MOD17A3 in ENVI such that it is properly georeferenced?

I am using ENVI 5.1 on Windows 8. I am trying to open a MOD17A3 (MODIS Net Primary Productivity standard product - L4) .hdf file which I downloaded from the USGS website. I am still a beginner at ENVI,...
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Overlay single, non georeferenced image in Leaflet?

I'm wondering whether it would be possible to somehow overlay a 3rd party, changing non-georeferenced image such as: If the image was static, I'd use mapwarper.net. But it's not. So is there a way ...
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Unknown Spatial Reference after Georeferencing in ArcMap

I am trying to georeference an image base on another *.tif, after rectifying i still have my Image as unknown spatial reference. Does somebody know how I can fix it?
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Correct georeferenced LiDAR data

Often I obtain LIDAR data for concept studies and conventional survey (in dxf format) over a small portion of this. The LIDAR typically covers the broader area and is used for broader studies, ...
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How can we extract feature for automation method using ERDAS Imagine 2013 software?

I have Quickbird Satellite data, hence I want to extraction from Building foot prints using automation method. Could you give whether its possible or not? If possible how can we use ERDAS Imagine 2013?...
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opening a georefrenced image in IDL in ENVI

I am working with idl in envi,I want to use ENVI_CONVERT_FILE_COORDINATES in case of finding pixel value of specified point,for this porpuse I have lat and long data of my point but I need to open ...
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Do rasters other than “north up” exist in the wild?

"North-up" (as I understand it) refers to raster images stored with the northerly direction at top, and each subsequent line of pixels is a bit farther southward. Rasters' georeferencing metadata ...
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Creating .geo extension in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have to create a georeferenced image from ArcView/ArcMap in the .geo format. I can't find much on the web on this.