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

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Georeferenced TIFF to Google Earth?

I have aerial view images (.TIFF) which I have georeferenced using ArcMap 10.4. What I am trying to do with the images is export them with the georeferenced data attached and import them to Google ...
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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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problem georeferencing a TIFF QGIS

I'm trying to georeference a TIFF in QGIS2.0, 32Bit. The problem appears when QGis adds the map in my project, the map transforms into a black square and it goes to the wrong place. In the next image ...
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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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QGIS 2.14 Georeferencer Issue

Am having an issue with the QGIS Georeferencer - I start with a fresh canvas but for some reason, the points always end up shifting a great amount (see screenshot). I've double checked my points, and ...
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Creating photogrametric point cloud of an object from distributed photographs, here: Making accurate 3D model of building using UAV imagery?

Is there a way of creating a photogrametric point cloud from a set of densly distributed photographs of an object? Application: I am trying to investigate if creating a 3D model (point cloud) of the ...
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Options for Aerials QGIS 2.10

I'm looking for options to add aerials to my QGIS Project. The OpenLayers plugin doesn't work (it says it's only available for versions 2.0 - 2.2), so I'm stuck moving from ArcMap to QGIS. Is there ...
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How do I eliminate the black border on a georeferenced map layer?

I have geo-referenced several scanned maps. Theses are placed side by side on separate layers in QGIS. They overlay other older maps of the same areas. Georeferencing caused the maps to have black ...
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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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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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Spatially matching Landsat images in ArcMap?

I'm trying to look at the desiccation of a lake over a number of years using images from different Landsats. However when I import the different years into arcmap they are completely unsynchronized. I ...
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Compute GCP values for gdal_translate in a PNG image

I am using the incorrect GDP for gdal_translate based on gdlainfo command line since image is offset from correct location. Image is at correct location when I use QGis GeoReference using my clicked ...
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Managing Many Georeferenced Large Files in ArcMap?

Does anyone have any ideas on how to best handle many large georeferenced files in an ArcMap Document? I have somewhere around 250 individual historic aerials (none being in the same place or from ...
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Tiff will not update georeferencing

I am having a problem georeferencing. I have a photograph (.tif) that will not save georeferencing. When the .tif raster appears on the table of contents, there is a ":0" added to the end of the ...
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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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Georeference automaticlly in QGIS

In ArcGIS the function called "Auto Registration" and it can automatically georeference raster Is there a way in QGIS to do the same? I seek in the transformation settings and in the setting ...
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Georeferencing files that are orthogonal to a point on a sphere

I have about 65000 photos, each of them a square where an inscribed circle is radius 1 degree. Each of these photos has an associated latitude and longitude of the center. I'm trying to figure out ...
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Cripplingly Slow Performance While Georeferencing in ArcMap 10.1

Just last night I started having an extremely frustrating problem with georeferencing, something that has been integral to my job for a few years now, and something I've never really had a problem ...
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display historical map without georeferencing?

I have a historical map of Rome that was published as 46 separate sheets. I'd like to scan these sheets, mosaic them together, and display them as a single map. I've tried to georeference a few of the ...
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How to georeference a tile downloaded from Google Maps

I'm trying to georeference a set of image tiles downloaded from a Google Maps site. Based only on each image's Google Maps grid reference and zoom level, how can I calculate the real-world ...
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Georeferencing Himawari-8 in GDAL (or other)

Does anyone know the appropriate project information to georeference (and hence reproject) Himawari-8 AHI data in the IR? The images are 5500x5500 pixels. Currently I try these: ulx=-5570248.832537 ...
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Control points in IAdjustXForm for georeferencing of raster (ArcObjects)

I am trying to create a georeferencing tool using ArcObjects in VB.Net. Though only a little text is available on this topic in forums as well as from ESRI; I found an esri article that states the use ...
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Does anybody have a link to a video or tutorial on how to georeference an image file with a crossection in ArcScene?

I am looking to put together a 3D site conceptual model. I have subsurface data as well as surface data and would like to display it in ArcScene. How do I georeference a crossection so that it ...
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determining GPS points from a grid in meters

I am new to GIS use and I have a plan (scanned from paper, old fashion) with a grid of 5x5 meters cells and a GPS point in the middle. I wish to georeference my plan, but I only have one known point. ...
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Enabling georeferenced TIF file to rectify in ArcGIS for Desktop?

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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I want to have two raster data sets overlay

I am using ArcGIS 10.3 I have 2 raster datasets with different coordinate systems, but they are the same county (just different databases). When I add them to the same map layer they are far away ...
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Why do we georeference from the image to the shapefile (and not the other way around)? [closed]

Why do we georeference going FROM the image, TO the shapefile (and not the other way around)?
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Google Earth Extension to export georeferenced image?

Has somebody coded an extension to Google Earth that will export a georeferenced image from google earth? Google Earth and Google Earth Pro only export the image *.jpg *.png etc and don't export the ...
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GeoTiff image not aligned after using gdal_translate and gdalwarp

I don't see what I am doing wrong. The coordinate system was assigned to the GeoTiff using the following gdal_translate command: (Usage: gdal_translate -of GTiff -a_srs EPSG#### -a_ullr upper left ...
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metes and bounds from historic plans

I have an historic map from 1912 in feet and has metes and bounds displayed. I am going assume one point on the map (a lot boundary intersection) is the same as it is now and then use the metes and ...
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QGIS georeference raster to world file (WLD)

I am trying to georeference a raster (jpg). I can easily create a geotiff, but when trying to use the QGIS georeferencer to create a wld file instead, something goes wrong. I have the target CRS set, ...
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Shifting LiDAR point clouds that have been incorrectly georeferenced

I am new to LiDAR and have never been a part of the LiDAR data pre-processing stage and hence, this question. I have two LiDAR point clouds (.las files) of a densely forested area that were captured ...
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Clipping raster Data: Converted from GeoPDF to .tff. to .lyr

Program: ArcGIS 10.3 Need: Trying to get a free basemap for georeferencing a historic map so that I can overlay it in my project area. Attempted to use ESRI's USGS National Basemap so that I could ...
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QGIS tiff image loaded but not visible

In QGIS I used the Georeferencer on a jpg image I had prepared in Gimp. But when I load the resulting tiff image into my QGIS project it is invisible, even though an image viewing program can show it ...
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Incorrect spatial extent for imported HDF image on ArcGIS Desktop?

I imported an hdf image onto ArcGIS but I cannot make correct projection of it. Also, it does not have correct spatial extent (please see the enclosed figure, the small one is projected under WGS84). ...
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I want to georeference jpg map without having any digitizing data? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I want to georeference jpg map without any digitizing data? I have only a jpg map but dont have any digital data for georeferencing that jpg.So is there any way for ...
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Unable to choose desired layer when georeferencing in ArcMap?

I am georeferencing some images in ArcMap 10.3.1. When I want to add the specific layer I'm going to georeference, I cannot choose this from the drop-down menu. Any ideas on how to solve this ...
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Spatial Adjustment or Georeferencing

I have a tiff map of a college campus and polylines of walkways. They are both in the same coordinate system but do not line up so I need to move one on top of the other. The textbook I am using says ...
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Disparity between QGIS and ArcGIS for Desktop georeference results?

I am georeferencing a static map in JPEG format. I would prefer to use QGIS for a variety of reasons. I've never georeferenced with QGIS before, so I may not have the process quite right. I ...
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Aligning two raster layers in QGIS?

I am teaching myself GIS in baby steps, I recently acquired aerial imagery (employing RGB and NIR-GB sensors) using a small UAV with the intent of generating a map in a small plot of land. After ...
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Issue on project CRS loading a georeferenced image

I have a georeferenced image in EPSG 26714. When I load it in Qgis 2.14 the project CRS is set to 4326. I asked for the layer properties and the CRS registered is 26714. When I open the same file in ...
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CRS and QGIS georeferencing for Cassini projection

I have scans of OS 6" series maps which I understand are Cassini projection. According to an article my Mugnier, Photographic & remote sensing, Oct 2003 they had the typical scale factor equal ...
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Best method to georeference oblique photographs?

I have a series of oblique photos taken from an airplane of oyster beds that need to be mapped. Does anyone have any tips on georeferencing oblique images? I have access to ArcGIS and ENVI.
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Georeferencing Raster automatically fails

While trying to auto register a raster image in georeferencing - using a wms raster layer as reference - I get the simple error message "Failed to auto register". Thereby the Link Table remains empty. ...
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CRS confusion or georeferenced

I have georeferenced an old jpg map against Bing Road maps (OpenLayers plugin) and Raster>Georeferencer. I'm trying to use EPSG:4326 because my PostGIS database uses that. My PostGIS info shows ...
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Find coordinates of point on map

I have scanned map I know it scale and dpi. Is it possible if i know lon-lat cords of some point(X,Y) calculate lon-lat of another point (clicked) on this map? I have read some about georeferencing ...
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How to display this map in QGIS

I downloaded a map with a .tif, .tfw, and .xml file. I can't get it to display in QGIS. I used geotifcp -e to create a GeoTIFF. I tried Lambert Conformal Conic since it was mentioned in the .xml. Hard ...
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Georeferenced image not displaying

I used Georeferencer to georeference a jpg map and saved as tif. I used Thin Plate Spline, Cubic Spline, and LZW as settings. The tif shows fine in OSX Preview. gdalinfo reports Driver: GTiff/GeoTIFF ...
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How to Georeference in QGIS 2.12.1 Lyon

I used to be able to Georeference in QGIS but now I can't. These are the steps I go through. At the end of it nothing happens. No layer is added to my Layers Panel and no document is created in the ...
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Problem georeferencing PNG of floor plan

I am a student of GIS. I am working on PNG files of campus buildings' floor plans which we are georeferencing to satellite images of campus and then mapping safety equipment on each floor. After some ...