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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Assign world file to many tiff obtained using a grid/reticulate [closed]

I've many .tiff exported on the base of a grid/reticulate, and now I need to make them georeferenced. There is an automatic method that allow this using the coordinates of the vertexes provided from ...
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How to keep georeferencing from ArcGIS when importing raster into QGIS?

I tried searching for the answer to this, but I didn't see anything, so here it goes: I have previously georeferenced some .png raster images in ArcGIS 10.2.2, and could like to import them into ...
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Georeference Plug-in not Opening in QGIS? [duplicate]

for some reason georeference plug in will not open. I click on it and nothing happens. I have never had any issues with it before. I have also just installed version 2.6.0 to see if that solves issue ...
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Control points display location changes with scale

I'm trying to georeference an image by choosing points from Map (imported from Google hybrid) however the resulting tif is in no way located similar to the points (in fact the control points don't ...
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What are Control Points and Monuments used for in GIS?

I've done some preliminary research, looking up definitions for these terms, but I would like an explanation of what the application of a Control Point or Monument is for the average GIS? I am still ...
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Georeferencing PDF maps for use in Avenza PDF maps

I have PDF maps like the one below (normally PDF, but JPEG for this) that I would like to be able to georeference to use with Avenza PDF maps. I don't have GIS training, but have access to Arcmap ...
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Building a Mosaic Dataset with rasters that are not georeferenced. Whats the workflow?

I have 68 aerial jpegs that I would like to use in a Mosaic Dataset. They have not been georeferenced. My question is in regards to whether I should georeference them and then rectify and save them in ...
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Georeferencing an image to a Progressive JPEG

I am using the Georeferencing tool in ArcGIS 10.2 to georeference a normal JPEG image. I want to produce a georeferenced Progressive JPEG image from that image, but there is no JPEG Progressive ...
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How to update raster metadata in postgis

How can I update the raster metadata in postgis? upperleftx | upperlefty | width | height | scalex | scaley | skewx | skewy | srid | numbands ...
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Georeferencing SpecTIR Free Data Sample from IGM and/or GLT files

I have recently downloaded some data from the official SpecTIR website for some personal research interests. The website says that the ZIP file contains information about how to geo-reference the ...
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Generic Grid to Coordinate System

I have been given a large dataset of X,Y positions of animal movements in a generic grid system. It uses 0,0 as an origin and then position units are in feet from origin. I have the geo-referenced ...
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Opening GeoTIFF (georeferenced in ArcGIS for Desktop) in QGIS?

I tried to open a georeferenced geotiff created in ArcGIS for Desktop in QGIS. I could open them but they are not in the right spots. These raster datasets contains .aux .rrd .tfwx .tif.aux.xml ...
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Automatically georectify raw Landsat scenes

I am working with 20 raw Landsat images downloaded from GloVis, in WGS 84 (EPSG 32634) coordinate system. I need to geometrically correct them to S_JTSK (EPSG 5514). Usually, georectification is done ...
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Geo-referencing an old map

I'm trying to georeference this part of an old map of Indochina. . The full extent gives more information: . To do so, I used QGIS and tried to infere the datum, I tried "Unknown datum based on ...
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Generating a GDAL script through the QGIS Georeferencer

For several months, I have been georeferencing files manually using the Georeferencer plugin within QGIS. I am now attempting to automate this process using GDAL. The Georeferencer provides a ...
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Raster georeferrencing does not open in QGIS?

Windows 7 64 QGIS 2.4.0 I am new with QGIS (3 months). I can not open any more Raster georef I did reinstall QGIS without success with georef