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GeoTIFF is a public domain metadata standard which allows georeferencing information to be embedded within a TIFF file.

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How much other information can be learned from this geocoordinate post? [closed]

At 5:30 a.m. CDT there was a post on reddit allegedly from Omegle with geocoordinates of a body of a girl who has been missing 5 months. Here is the imgur link http://i.imgur.com/ppqmbeD.png Here is ...
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geotiff conversion to coordinate system with gdal

I would like to get the coordinates X Y Z from a geotiff file. I am using the gdal translate for the conversion. Which output format is the more adequate for containing a 3 numpay array X Y Z ?
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Use GDAL command line to copy projections

I have two images, a georeferenced Tiff and a second Tiff without a reference. The second image is a copy of the first, but it lost its reference. Now, I want to copy the reference from the first Tiff ...
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Error when adding WMS layer in OpenLayers from a geoserver

I try to add wms layer from geoserver: var layer = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS(name, 'http://'+ self.objSettings.ip + ':' + self.objSettings.port + self.objSettings.wms, { srs: 'EPGS:4326', ...
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analysis of srtm data for gaps

I need to analyse the SRTM DATA (1025 X 1025) of a particular terrain which has gaps or voids. Could anybody suggest a solution to find the percentage of gaps or voids in the SRTM data? I would like ...
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How to read each pixel of each band of a multiband GeoTiff with GeoTools Java

I am new to working with Raster in GeoTools-very experienced in java. My goal is to read in a geotiff that has multiple bands, then create a HashMap for each pixel, where the key is simply the lat/lon ...
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Why the result of a merge of multiple raster is so big?

I try to merge 14 geotiff like this : Each geotiff is about 50Mb. I need a geotiff at the output My workflow : gdalbuildvrt -input_file_list list.txt test.vrt (where my list contains the name ...
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How to get extent out of GeoTiff

How do I get the extent out of the GeoTiff format? I want something like this: Extent(293518.1886150768,5680494.194041155,890338.5054657329,6267530.571271311) AKA the xmin, xmax, ymin, ymax ...
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multiple export in tiff using “export map…”

Is there a way to export multiple maps in *.tiff using "Export Map" and setting Data Driven Pages? Because Data Drive Page work in "Export map" only with PDF.
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How to view a raster in CartoDB?

What is the easiest way to view a raster in CartoDB? From the list of formats that you can upload into CartoDB, I noticed that .tif is available, so I've tried adding a GeoTIFF, but it says that ...
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Convert from img to geotiff

Using gdal translate, would it be possible to convert from IMG to GeoTIFF? We have very little experience with gdal and would really be grateful for some insight.
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tif tfw to GeoTiff [duplicate]

How do I combine a .tif file with a .tfw file to create a GeoTiff? There are many answers telling me to use gdal, but I have no clue. So can someone provide a step by step example of how to do this ...
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Compressions to support when Implementing GeoTiff Reader?

I'm writing a GeoTiff reader for GeoTrellis for Google Summer of Code. I have read in all tags and geokeys and now I'm working with the decoding process. Currently the Tiff 6.0 spec recommends that ...
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GeoTIFF created using ArcGIS for Desktop not displaying in Google Earth or Photoshop?

I originally had an IMAGINE Land Cover raster file that I opened in ArcMap. I used the Extract Feature from Raster to extract only the Developed class and saved it (still IMAGINE). Then I used the ...
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.tif and .tfw to GeoTIFF [duplicate]

I have a .tiff and a .tfw file that I want to change into a GeoTIFF. When I try to open the file in ArcMap and ENVI 5.0, it is successful. However, in Google Earth it is not. Is there anyway to ...
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qgis raster style 'no data value' checkbox is ignored - what's a good workaround?

See bug report filed here: http://hub.qgis.org/issues/10236 Note the initial bug report got 'fixed' but that fix introduced this new error, so the issue was reopened a few days ago. Anyway, it ...
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GeoTIFF Mosaic/Crop/Translate: Easiest Method in QGIS?

I routinely have to mosaic multiple GeoTIFFs together, extract a rectangular area, and save that area as a JPG with a world file. Typically I've been using commercial software for that (Geographic ...
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gdal read whole geotif band into vector

i have another c++ GDAL question. I try to read alle elevation data out of an GeoTiff file into a c++ vector so that i can get elevation at x,y like this: vector[x][y]. I also like to use this data to ...
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gdal_contour transparent contour as png

I started using the GDAL Library in a c++ project. It is a great library, but I am a bit stuck right now with different aspects of it. What is the best way to use gdal_contour in my c++ programm? ...
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How to rotate tiles in Geoserver ImageMosaic

I am starting a project relatively "fresh" to geoserver. We have a large number of tiled (seabed) images to load up to geoserver using the ImageMosaic plugin in order to make a seabed mosaic. We know ...
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GDAL TIF to JPG Creates Dark Image

I'm using the GDAL Raster>Translate to create JPGs from Georeferenced TIFs. The translation is working, but the resulting JPGs are significantly darker than the TIFs they are being created from. ...
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How do I mask a raster in TileMill?

I've tried just about every single TileMill compositing operation on the vector and raster layers in question, and I have to admit that I can't figure it out: How the heck can I mask a raster with a ...
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How to create GeoTiff file from .h5 file?

I have .h5 file containing Latitude, Longitude and Dataset(I m working multiple type of dataset).And I want GeoTiff file of it contains all Information related to GeoTiff. So is there any way to ...
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Create GeoTIFF for a specific scale

I am working on creating several GeoTIFFs in QGIS. My workflow was to: 1) Export the PDF map at the desired scale (1:64m) 2) Design the map and export the TIFs from Photoshop (I've used several ...
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how to open geotiff as base layer on openlayers

i want to add a geotiff image as base layer on openlayers : copy my image.tiff in a directory and open it with openlayers directly without using a cartography server.
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Creation of tiled grid in JAVA with geotols

I am trying to create a grid using GeoTools in JAVA, covering specyfic area with resolution 50 m (distance between two points). To do so I have two points: the most nortwestern (let's call it NW) and ...
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Importing multiple GeoTiffs in TileMill

I am a software engineer that is very new in the geo world. So excuse my ignorance if this question seems simple or if terms I use are totally wrong. Problem: I have been tasked with taking multiple ...
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How to prevent transparent borders (collars) of a tif wipe out overlapping regions of adjecent tif while using gdalbuildvrt

I have a set of Geotifs that have got transparent borders (collars) of irregular shapes & dimensions around them. First I created a VRT over this set of Geotifs through gdalbuildvrt. Then I ...
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Is there an easy way to refresh / update a raster tif file in GIS?

Apologies for the newbie / basic question, but it seems to be a fairly simple concept which I can't get to work properly, and I'd be really grateful for a pointer or two! I have a load of different ...
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Read Elevation from 1/3 Arc-Second NED .tif or .img

I'm trying to read multiple elevations from a USGS 1/3 arc-second IMG / GeoTIFF file. A sample of the files is available here (5 MB): http://tdds3.cr.usgs.gov/Ortho9/ned/ned_13/img/n43w108.zip I can ...
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Is there a way to convert GeoTIFF to DEM?

Simple enough question. The NASA Aster data comes in GeoTIFF format, but the tool I'm using (Sketchup) only accepts DEM. Is there a way to convert? I did a lot of searching, and only found the ...
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Converting GRIB to Geotiff with gdal_translate in Python

I want to extract each band from a GRIB (gridded binary from http://data-portal.ecmwf.int/data/d/interim_daily/) in a single Geotiff image. I´m using Python with gdal_translate in a QGIS backround, ...
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cut square from geotiff

i want to make a 3d modell out of the mount everest and some other mountains. what i need therefore is a 14km² square around the peak from the mountain. so basically i use qgis to extract the area ...
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Importing a Geotiff into WhiteBox

I am looking for an opensource solution to create a seamless air photo mosaic. I came across WhiteBox from the University of Guelph which seems like it might do the trick, but it does not support ...
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Adding GeoTIFF image to GeoServer: failed to create reader from file

I'm trying to add a GeoTiff-file to GeoServer through adding a raster data source, but whenever I try to add my file, I get the error 'Could not list layers for this store, an error occurred ...
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ArcGIS rectify image with embedded colormap (clr)

When rectifying a georeferenced tif image in ArcMap 10.2 the colormap gets placed into an accompanying .clr file. Is there a way to stop this behaviour and have it embedded into the tif so it is ...
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How to download GeoTIFF files of TRMM product 3B42 (rainfall estimates) [closed]

I want to download GeoTIFF files of TRMM product 3B42. (This is a rainfall estimate derived from multiple sensors of the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite.) The NASA/Goddard Precipitation ...
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Using USGS_Raster_Conversion_Scripts.zip to convert ArcGrid files to GeoTiff

I know the GeoTiff export option is no longer available in the http://viewer.nationalmap.gov/viewer/# so will have to convert it from ArcGrid source files instead. I am following the readme and how to ...
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using Python to calculate NDVI, output as a Geotiff

I need a script that can calculate NDVI from two separate input Geotiff files, then output the results as a Geotiff. I wrote following script, most of which is borrowed from various on-line sources ...
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Extract Longitude and Latitude from Geotiff (ASTER 30m DEM)

my problem is apparently quite simple, but I cannot really find an easy answer: in QGIS I've created a raster layer by merging different GeoTiff images from the ASTER 30m DEM dataset. The merging is ...
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How to add RGBA color map to single band GeoTIFF using GeoTools 2.x?

I am developing a light weight GIS application, and am looking for the simplest way to add an RGBA color map to a single band GeoTIFF using GeoTools 2.x?
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How do I split a DEM at a certain elevation?

I have a DEM that includes bathymetry and terrain elevation and I would like to split it at the coastline. Ideally, I would end up with one tif that's land and one tif that's bathymetry. I have ...
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NoData specification via IEEE NaN in GeoTIFF for ArcGIS

I am a programmer exporting 32-bit floating point GeoTIFF rasters from my own application that my users need to read into ArcGIS. Unfortunately I am not an Arc user myself and have zero expertise with ...
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Decompress a LZW-compressed GeoTIFF

I have a LZW-compressed GeoTIFF file and would like to split it into several smaller regional files and change the format to png. I tried to do the spliting with gdal_translate -srcwin. I only get a ...
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How to remove black box around georeferenced grayscale image in QGIS?

i'am trying to georeference a grayscale image (*.tif) in QGIS 2.2.0 Valmeria. It is working but QGIS draws a black box around the georeferenced raster image. If i use the option set 0 transparent, not ...
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How do I generate a correlogram from a GeoTiff using R?

I'm trying to evaluate the scale of spatial autocorrelation for a bunch of rasters I have as GeoTIFFs. I'd like to be able to do this entirely using R, in order to maintain smooth workflow. What's ...
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Split Large GeoTIFF to smaller regions with python and gdal

I have quite a large GeoTIFF-file (compressed 50MB but unpacked 6GB) and want to split it into several smaller regional files. Therefor I am using python. As I am a new gdal user I do not really have ...
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Grayscale Tiff Images

I have a gray scale tiff image. I can extract the values from this tiff using numpy and make a new image with blue scale. But how can I convert it to shades of blue instead of shades of gray directly ...
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GEOTIFF not showing up in Tile Mill

All: Forgive any lapses in terminology here, although English is my native language, GIS most definitely is not, and I am totally lost. Basically, I'm trying to convert a GEOTiff to a mbtile. I ...
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Topography: How to get the x,y,z coordinates of highest or lowest point/pixel of a raster GIS?

Given a .tiff topographic raster image with mountains and deep sea, I am looking for the x,y,z specifics of the highest or lowest point. The x,y,z values being: altitude (z-coordinate) latitude ...