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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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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Determining Natural Origin for a GeoTIFF file (Lambert Conic)

I am trying to display an existing GeoTIFF file (from the FAA WAC set) in an application that requires the GeoTIFF NaturalOriginLongitude tag (FalconView 5.1.1). There are some older files in that set ...
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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 ...
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Transforming x/y co-ordinates of 'custom' map to 'real' long/lat co-ordinates?

I have in front of me a 'custom' map of an area I like to visit. It's just a representation of the area, so there's no real connection between the points on the 'custom' map (a) and how they would ...
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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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Calculating distance in WGS84 (MySQL and Geoserver)

Here is the environment in which I work: An application using geo-referenced data Database MySQL 5.5, storing georeferenced points A Geoserver server, connected to the MySQL database Here is the ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How can I get my georeferenced TIF file to rectify?

I have added a TIF file (size 1,433 KB) in ArcGIS 10.2.2 and defined numerous georeferencing points, with the aim of creating a raster file for conversion to polygons. However, on clicking the ...
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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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How to choose a coordinate reference system

I have a jpeg image of a reserve's layout and would like to use it to plot animals movements on i.e. GPS points. I have no idea which coordinate reference system to choose during the "georeferencing" ...
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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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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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Adding PDF (especially GeoPDF) to ArcMap as data?

I receive a lot of PDF maps (vector, image, with georeference and without) and I am having to convert them to an image file before I can add them to ArcMap and georeference. I can't see any obvious ...
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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 information stored in tfwx (from ArcGIS). Is it possible to see the georeference in QGIS?

I have georeferenced some images (ArcGIS -> Update Georeferencing) which creates a *.tfwx file with the new parameters for georeferencing. I renamed it to *.tfw but QGIS is not able to read the ...
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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 ...
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Batch rectifying 200+ historic aerial images?

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 stack rasters for ecological analysis?

The attached image shows two different forest openings. Each opening has the following layers associated with it: Point shapefile 1 = A red X which represent a large "legacy" tree in the gap Point ...
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algorithm of v.rectify, v.transform for georeference

Please can anyone tell me what algorithm is used in v.rectify and v.transform to georeference in Grass Gis. Binh grass.osgeo.org/grass70/manuals/addons/v.ply.rectify.html ...
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Grass Gis supports binary_little_endian 1.0?

Basically, I have a 3d point cloud (obtained by visualsfm) and want to convert it into a world coordinates model (unit: mm) by using ground control points. And, I found these addons v.ply.rectify, ...
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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 ...
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How to georeference a dxf?

I have got myself a dxf which is built with units in the wrong scale. How do I upscale that in QGIS? Note it does open in QGIS, just in the wrong map units and location.
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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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Problems in overlaying NWS flood maps on Google maps

Hope you are doing good. My team is trying to overlay NWS flood maps on to Google maps. The steps we are following are as given below. We downloaded the flood maps from NWS in the raster format ...
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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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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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How to georereference a TIFF file which has already a spatial reference?

I have a TIFF file of Poland and a self drawn vector map of Poland. The vector map has no spatial information. I am intending to reference the TIFF exactly to the shape of the self drawn map. My ...
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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 ...
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Is it possible to georeference an existing, un-georeferenced pdf?

I was wondering if there was anyway to georeference a pdf directly without first converting it to an image. I have access to ArcGIS 10.1 but haven't been able to find any information that would ...
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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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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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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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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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Unable to select anything when Georeferencing shapefile in ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I have a shapefile I converted from PDF > CAD > shp and I want to georeference this using Georeferencing toolbar. However it will not let me select anything. I've tried turning editing on, but ...
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Georeferencing shapefile using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a shapefile with some polygons that I would like to superimpose to a raster image, but unfortunately they don't match perfectly due to the reference system the shp has been created with. So, I ...