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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...