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

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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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How to reverse-georeference with QGIS?

I have a map with a "strange" projection (it's basically hand-painted, not an exact one). I can easily georeference it in QGIS using the Georeferencer plugin and the Thin Plate Spline transformation ...
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How to use Scale tool when Georeferencing Raster in ArcMap?

I'm georeferencing a bunch of maps in ArcMap 10.0. The Shift and Rotate commands are pretty easy to use, no problems there. But whenever I use the Scale command, the image completely changes ...
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Merge several images and Export a GeoTiff File

I have approx 500 geo-referenced images that I was hoping to merge into 1 geo-referenced file, and export it as a single geotiff file. To be used in AutoCAD Civil 3D I know I am pushing my luck and ...
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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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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 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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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 ...
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Best practice for aerial photo stitching and georeferencing

I need to georeference 53 air photos from 1981 (1:25,000 scale) and was wondering what would be the most efficient, defensible, and accurate option. For context, the air photos are following a highway ...
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How to preserve GCP's after gdalwarp

I'm trying to figure out how I can preserve my GCP's after a gdalwarp. I need the georeferenced GCP's data, so I can calculate the Root Mean Squared Error. Is there a way to preserve this data, and ...
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Using ST_Affine() and trans_param() functions on vector layer

After reading this post How to georeference a vector layer with control points? I decided to give it a try to move/rotation/scale a polygon using Postgis. I have two polygons, polygon_from and ...
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Install Georeferencer Plug-in QGis 1.7.0 OS X

I'm trying to install the Georeferencer plug-in in QGis 1.7.0 on Mac OS X (10.5.8). However the plug-in doesn't show up in the list. I have used "enable 3rd parties directory" and I have checked ...
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How to georeference an areal photograph given known coordinates of the four corners and center of the image

First, let me say that I am new to this field. I have an existing image/video viewing application. My primary goal is to implement an efficient method to determine the latitude and longitude of any ...
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Grid perspective tool

I'm not a cartographer, but want to use a map for my project from world atlas book. I scanned the map, but no matter how carefully it is scanned, it's perspective is slightly distorted and it's ...
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Incorporating known GPS/INS data to automatically produce geo-registered 3D models

I am trying to reconstruct a 3D building model from 2D video frames using an open-source Structure-From-Motion(SFM) software (Bundler). The final reconstructed 3D model will be in Cartesian ...
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GIS “hack”: ways arbitarily assigning coordinate in order to match the raster and vector layer in QGIS

Before I raise my question, I have to admit that I am a total newer on GIS, I don't have much background on GIS. But suddenly I need to take over the GIS job from a GIS specialist who just left the ...
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Wetterzentrale maps georeferencing - coordinate system?

I'm trying to georeference two maps from wetterzentrale in ArcGIS. In what coordinate system are those maps created?
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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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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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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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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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Whats an appropriate map projection for georeferencing aerial photos?

I have some aerial photos that were shot from directly overhead a 5x5 mile property. They were then mosaiced to create a continuous overhead tiff of the entire property. I am now going to ...
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automated method of Geo-referencing air photos?

I am trying to figure out a way to automate a process to geo-reference ~800 air photos, followed by digitalizing several thousand polygons from these air photos. At a minimum, we would like to create ...
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Why does image resolution decrease when I import an image into the georeferencer?

I'm using QGIS 1.8.0 on Windows 7. Usually the georeferencer functions very well. However, when I try to import a particular aerial photograph (in either .tif or .jpg format) the resolution of the ...
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Which georeferencing method for Himalayan Awifs-Awifs registration

I would like to know which georeferencing method would provide the best result for Himalayan region in-case of Awifs(Raw) to Awifs(master) georeferencing.. I have already tried polynomial ...
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Shapefile of Israeli sub-districts

is anyone aware of freely available shapefile of Israeli sub-districts? The file I found only contained data at the district level.
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.svg georeference?

How would I go about taking a layer from AI or Inkscape and importing it into Arc? I've got a vector drawing I want to use and I know I need to georeference it but I'm lost as to how. I also can't ...
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What do you think is happening to my QGIS Georeferencer

I'm pretty new with QGis, but have used tools as Openlayers and Geoserver for some years now without never being asked to diplay a georeferenced raster image. Which gets me to use QGis in order to ...
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Georeference to UTM projection using openlayers plugin in QGIS

I have some aerial imagery that I need to georeference using QGIS into a UTM projection. In order to do this I need a basemap layer for the reference points. The openlayers plugin could work great ...
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QGIS: georeferencing report: tail cutted off

I'm using QGIS 1.8.0-2 to georeference some old maps and want to report residuals and other information via the PDF report function of the Georeferencer tool. If there's too much information, it's cut ...
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Georeferencing a Picture having Resolution and a nearly correct BBOX

Is it possible to get the Boundingbox of a Picture when I know the Resolution, the Height/width in pixels, the sum of Tiles in each row/column and a Coordinate that is in the cornertile but not the ...
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Create a jgw file for jpg image.

I converted ecw file into jpg file with IrfanView, to display the jpg as base layer in openlayers. I understood that I need to create a jgw file to display the jpg file. I found this example: ...
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how to get correct geo reference system for a VMap

I am new to GIS, trying to read the GeoRef System for VMap by using the following code: OGRSpatialReference *ref = layer->GetSpatialRef(); if( ref ) { QString georefSystem = ...
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Join .csv file and .shp of georeferenced points

I have georeferenced a map and saved a selection of some points on the map. These points are cities of departure and arrival and I want to join the .shp with a and excel .csv with the information of ...
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Question about geotiffs

My colleague and I are georeferencing a bunch of .tif images. After each image, we'll click "update georeferencing". The resultant .tif files are different between our computers and I'm trying to ...
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GeoTiff.lib: TiePoints only without ModelPixelScale do not get georeferenced in QGis

I have an image that has been georeferenced (geotiff.lib) by more than 3 tie points (x y 0 long lat 0 ...) and added following geotiff keys GTIFKeySet(gtif, GTModelTypeGeoKey, TYPE_SHORT, 1, ...
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Create 6 band IMG file with GDAL out of two JPG files, one with WorldFile coordinates

I have two JPG files 1 ortomap: http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/703/ortofoto1.jpg/ with WorldFile: 0.683772574816354 0.000000000000000 0.000000000000000 -0.683739485024190 ...
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Georeferencing of OMI Swath product in ArcGIS

I am using Aura OMI UVB Level 2 Data Product-OMUVB (V003) to monitor solar irradiance over Pakistan. This is a swath product with He5 format so i have used panoply to open it. I exported the ...
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Georeference a computed tomography image without changing its proportions in QGIS

I have several images obtained from a Micro computed tomography (mCT). The scanned elements are human teeth. In a particular mCT slice, I have introduced a cartesian plot with its X and Y axis. The ...
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How to Georeference / manipulate 3D raster into a 2D

i have given a 3D raster and ask to reference it . i have a 2D outline of what the top layer of the 3d raster is expressing . i have added an example of the 3D here , ignore the depth information and ...
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How to properly import georeferenced .dxf hatches/polygons into QGIS?

I have a georeferenced AutoCAD-drawing (some district borders I vectorized with Illustrator from a raster image), saved as a 2004 ASCII .dxf-file. When I import the file in QGIS ("Add Vector Layer"), ...
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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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Linear units do not correspond after georeferencing map?

In ArcGIS 10.1, I georeferenced an archaeological settlement plan. The georeferecing was made identifying Ground Control Points on the online aerial imagery provided by ArcGIS itself. 4 GCP were used ...
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georeferencing envi data with lat/lon in arcmap

I need to georeference gridded ENVI files or rather add georeferencing to the metadata. I do have the lat/lon of the corner points of the data and the spatial resolution. Any suggestions of how to put ...
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Georeference Error Messsage QGIS

I'm trying to georeference a 1922 map of Africa by Bartholomew. (found here http://www.davidrumsey.com/maps5268.html). I have it in QGIS and currently the Raster has the default CRS (WGS 84). I have ...
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Georeferencing of ROI in ENVI?

I had an image which is not georeferenced for my study area. I have processed the data and made roi files in envi 4.7. Now I have georeferenced the image data. I have a doubt that whether the roi ...
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ArcGIS Online no spatial reference

My intention is to georeference an image so as to create a Swipe Map in AGOL. First, I add my control points, rectify, then analyze before attempting to share and finally publish in AGOL. The other ...
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How can I create a warp mesh to match two close but not identical datasets together?

I have two datasets for Mars. One of them is the Mars Viking color mosaic, the other the Mars Global Surveyor black and white imagery. When I overlay the two datasets, it becomes obvious that the ...
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Georeferencing raster imagery using UTM eastings and northings

I have a scanned cadastral map in raster form and UTM co-ordinates in northings and eastings for that area. Is there any way that I can directly georeference my map using E/N values without converting ...