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

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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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Georeferencing aerial photos when only centroid is known using ArcGIS for Desktop or ERDAS Imagine?

I have heaps of aerial photos that need to be georeferenced. I have access to ArcMap and ERDAS. All I am given is an excel sheet with the centroid coordinates of each image. Each photo covers ...
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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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“Georeferencing” lidar data to accurate survey

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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Coordinate system and projection for georeferencing Google Maps image in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have saved Google Maps image (not Google Earth) of area at latlon(17.692437,83.218689) by some method in jpeg format. It is an exact snapshot of the Google Maps. Now I need to geo-reference it to ...
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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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Georeferencing window won't open QGIS 2.4

I had the georeferencer window open in QGIS 2.4 while project was running, I accidentally closed the Qgs document with the georeferencing window open (worked absolutely fine till then). When I opened ...
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Georeferencer plugin will not load in QGIS

I have downloaded and installed QGIS. I would like to georeference an image using the core georeference plugin. When loading it no toolbar appears and the 'update', 'reinstall' etc boxes in plugin ...
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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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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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Georeference IMG file in QGIS

I have a problem: I'm trying to georeference a satellite image (ASTER, ERDAS Imagine file *.img) in QGIS. I have georeferenced with QGIS before and never had any problems. The file is georeferenced ...
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How to convert street number, street and cross-street for georeferencing?

I am trying to use the nyc stop and frisk (data) from aclu in carto_db. I have columns for street number, name, cross-street and intersections, where not all are filled in (so no number for an ...
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Assign world file to many tiff obtained using a grid/reticulate

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 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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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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Vectorized a historical soil map advice

I received a PDF file of a soil map in the Middle Rio Grande Valley near Albuquerque, New Mexico however it is dated in 1914. I was able to split the north and south because it came in one map and ...
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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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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 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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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 PDF maps. I don't have GIS training, but have access to Arcmap 10.1 and ...
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georeference a grid by using a script

I've got an image and a set of coordinates, which represent a grid, that looks similar to this: What I'm looking for is a script, that would transform my image, by using such a grid. Edit: My ...
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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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Meaning of no polygon data available for your selection when using CartoDB to georeference spreadsheet?

I linked my cartodb map to a spreadsheet in Google Docs that has column headings of Name, City, State and Pledge. However, when I try to georeference the spreadsheet, for the cities, I get an error ...
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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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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 can I relocate a georeferenced image, shapefiles and grid using Spatial Adjustment tool?

I somehow georeferenced an image about 120 miles east of where I should have georeferenced it. This should be a simple fix, except that I then proceeded to digitize that extremely detailed image ...
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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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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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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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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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geoserver world image publishing error (georeferenced by ArcMap)

I want to add store - WorldImage in geoserver 2.5, but I still get this error: "Could not list layers for this store, an error occurred retrieving them: Failed to create reader from ...
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CartoDB Two Separate Georeferenced Data Sets in on Table

I have two tables each georeferenced with the same timestamps, can I merge the two and keep the georeferenced data so I have two sets of points but in one table?
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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
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Georeference with csc file does not work

I'm trying to map data that I uploaded with an csv file. Originally this data set only included the counrty code, e.g. BD, for Bangladesh. I tried to georeference it by admin region and selected the ...
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Is there an image editor that can edit GeoTIFFs without affecting their embedded georeferencing?

I know there are a couple workarounds for this but I was hoping a direct solution exists. I am looking for an image editor (like Photoshop but hopefully free software) which can be used to edit ...
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How to georeference a vector layer with control points?

I have a non-georeferenced vector layer that I need to be georeferenced. With raster layers the task is easy and straightforward, but I have no idea what should I do with my vector layer. I have a few ...
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qgis's georeferencer renders my white map with a translucent blue tint, can I prevent this?

I'm running QGIS 2.0.1-Dufour on MacOSX and when loading a PNG or TIFF into qgis as a raster its always getting rendered with a blue tint. Here's what it looks like before being loaded into QGis's ...
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Problem converting georeferenced jpgs to geotiff - image is shifted/warped

I have hundreds of georeferenced jpgs in ArcGIS 10 that I need to convert to geotiffs. I'm trying to use GDAL translate to create geotiffs from them. Everything works great except that the ...
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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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Georeference images together

I have taken a number of images from a very large rock overhang that contains ancient paintings. I want to piece the images together to create a single image of the entire rockshelter. Through ARCGIS ...
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Defining a scale number from the Helmert transformation

I know this is more bit of a cartographic issue, but maybe somebody would be able to help. I have an old map georeferenced to the openstreetmap with 50 identical points. I want to get the scale of the ...
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Create Georeferenced Raster For JPEG file with Mapnik Python

I am able to use Mapnik generate_image.py to generate image with a BBOX and projection. Also, I have added a python script to generate a JGW file. But to completely georeference the generated image. ...
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Merge images first, or georeference first?

I'm wanting to georeference and vectorise some features from scans of the OS 1896 Town Plans that I have purchased from the NLS (http://maps.nls.uk/os/london-1890s/info.html). The scans provided are ...
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Merging many map sheets together into one large sheet for later georeferencing?

I have hundreds of images, each one is a scan of a map sheet, and I want to georeference them. The maps cover a large area (a whole country), they just split the area into many smaller cells. Each map ...
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Distorted exported georeferenced tif from far north

I'm trying to export a tif file for R, to plot my data on top of. I have geo-referenced this tiff file: "background_changed" from "Background". But when i export it, the file is very compressed in ...
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Georeferencing declassified CORONA images of coastlines?

I'm trying to georeference declassified CORONA images of coastlines in order to asses coastline changes and human impact. In most case, georeferencing is easy, but since images of coastlines can only ...