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

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Trimming downloaded Worldclim Climate Projection Layers to specific area in QGIS for use in Maxent Program?

I am very new to QGIS and modeling. I have downloaded many Future Climate prediction files(GeoTiff) from Worldclim. I only need to use a small portion of the globe, but they do not allow for the ...
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Using .tif on data layer for Google Maps?

i have three files that i should use for a GIS application: map.aux, map.tfw, map.tif The .tif file is a "layer" that highlights some building over a map. How can i bring this information (and ...
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Which Image format is recommended/ best for geoserver raster wms services?

I have very high resolution image of vast area(true color RGB bands). I am planning to to reduce the image size by reducing it to 16 bits (or less). which image format is best for performance point of ...
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QGIS poor Geotiff quality after importing?

I keep getting poor image quality after exporting (high DPI) from the map composer in QGIS. The original Geotiff is 254 DPI and has great image quality (smooth lines). After opening in QGIS and ...
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GDAL SetGeoTransform does not work as expected

No transformation is visible after using SetGeoTransform to the dataset opened from a *.tiff file: ds = gdal.Open(filename, GA_ReadOnly) # open the raster data set geo_transform = ...
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Generating raster (spec. GeoTiff) out of mesh file (.ply)?

I created mesh file using OpenDroneMap program out of 100 geotaged jpgs, and i would like to know for a way for generating raster image out of this .ply file? Has anyone done this? Mashlab has the ...
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migrating geotiffs to iGIS tiles

I recently shifted maps and waypoints from Delorme Xmap to QGIS on my Mac and wish to use iPhone/iGIS as the GPS (together with the Garmin GLO receiver). Everything is good in QGIS, but I need USGS ...
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Read shapefile as a numpy array

Is it possible to read a shapefile with ogr as a numpy array, in order to use it as a mask to filter out a geotiff image? What I would like to obtain is a numpy array from the layer below: from ...
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Reading, modifying and writing a geotiff with GDAL in python

I'm trying the learn the ropes of Remote Sensing image processing using Python GDAL bindings and numpy. As a first attempt, I'm reading a Landsat8 geotiff file, do a simple manipulation and write the ...
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error when merging geotiffs

I have a problem with a actually simple task: I want to merge 12 Geotiffs in QGIS. With Raster => Miscellaneous => Merge there is always an error saying: xyz.tif does not exist in the file system, ...
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Performance Scanning Big Rasters in GeoTIFF Format? [closed]

I am scanning large rasters in GeoTIFF format. The size is around 30GB and there is only one band. I'm using geotools to do that. I did some experiments on scanning the whole raster to find the best ...
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Exporting a thematic raster in byte format to use with GUIDOS toolbox

I am trying to export some thematic rasters to use them with GUIDOS Toolbox (specifically the MSPA segmentation functions) - http://forest.jrc.ec.europa.eu/download/software/guidos/ GUIDOS requires ...
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Define band specific metadata of a GeoTIFF file using GDAL (gdalwarp/gdal_translate)

Does anybody know how to change or set the "Description" option/tag (band specific metadata) of a GeoTIFF file using GDAL? To specify what I mean, this is an example of gdalinfo return from a GeoTIFF ...
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Add Color To GTiff output raster band

I am using GDAL in Python to create a tiff raster of data that is originally from a shapefile. I have an auxillary data channel, which I would like to use to color the pixels of the tif. I have made ...
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Importing GeoTiff or IMG formats with Ironpython

McNeel Rhino 5 application is using IronPython 2.7, and this is the application to which I would like to import either a GeoTiff or .img formats. I googled a bit a found a couple of python modules, ...
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Convert jpg with exif header into geotiff

I have bunch of jpgs with exif headers like this: Size is 4000, 3000 Coordinate System is `' Metadata: EXIF_ApertureValue=(3.625) EXIF_ColorSpace=1 EXIF_ComponentsConfiguration=0x1 0x2 0x3 ...
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Reverse gdal_rasterize (-i option) does not work

When I use: gdal_rasterize -b 1 -b 2 -b 3 -burn 255 -burn 255 -burn 255 polygon.shp tiff.tiff I get a new tiff with a white hole in it with the shape of the polygon shp. However, when I use the ...
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LAStools blast2dem: error writing data for field “StripOffsets”

I was processing an overage file to generate DTM and DSM using blast2dem. The generated DTM file can be viewed using ArcMap and ENVI. However, ArcMap and ENVI cannot open the generated DSM file. I ...
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gdal2tiles issues with color scale between tiles

Background: I have a series of about 40 small GeoTIFFs that need to be merged together to make one large image. Each GeoTIFF has 2000 bands. I've tried using both gdal_merge and gdal_retile to pull ...
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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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Conversion of extracted GeoTiff.tif info to decimal degree format

I need an easy way to extract the geo location data from a geotiff.tif file in decimal degree format. All the programs suggested are too complicated for me. One program was in two parts of 860 MB and ...
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GeoServer GeoTIFF rendering skips data between Greenwich and the Dateline

I've got a custom web application using OpenLayers3 running GeoServer (2.7.1) as a back-end. I've added a world-wide temperature GeoTIFF as a test, and it renders in a strange way. If I move the ...
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Convert TIFF to GeoTIFF

I have a TIFF created from a pdf using GIMP2. The co-ordinate pairs for the extents are shown in the TIFF. I need to convert this TIFF to a GeoTiff and ultimately to a shpfile. The CRS is known.
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Create compressed GeoTiff in Java

I've got a typical two-dimensional array in Java with values which represent a grid. Rows, columns, coordinate system (latlon), origin and cell size are known. I am able to export this data as ASCII ...
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Get geotiff Transform from point correspondences

I am trying to find a way to get the Geo Transformation (NW corner position, pixel size and rotation) for a given tiff image. I have a tiff which I know is using some coordinate reference system (an ...
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Getting wrong values trying to convert to a latitude longitude system

By using listgeo I got the following information: PCS = 31468 (name unknown) If I am not mistaken this translates to DHDN / 3-degree Gauss-Kruger zone 4, and by using this site I got a proj4 ...
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write python ndarray to raster

I think I understood the steps to write an array to a raster file using python. however it doesn't work in my case and I don't know why. I have an array that I want to write to a Geotiff with Swiss ...
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Understanding a typical output from a geotiff file

A typical output from geotiflib mey look like this: Geotiff_Information: Version: 1 Key_Revision: 1.0 Tagged_Information: ModelTiepointTag (2,3): 0 0 ...
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Copy GeoTIFF metadata to TIFF using ArcPy

I have conducted some image manipulation on GeoTIFFs in a program and the resulting TIFFs now have no spatial information attached. Their x,y origins are (0,0). Since these processed images are of ...
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Raster extents incorrect for vrt when changing projection with -a_srs flag

I want to generate a .vrt in epsg:3857 from a series of raster tiles in epsg:4326, and am trying to do so in one step using gdalbuildvrt with the -a_srs flag: gdalbuildvrt -a_srs epsg:3857 ...
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How to define a projection for a file with geo points?

I have a HDF file that I want to convert to tif or ENVI file. I know that the +Proj of the original file is: "+proj=cea +lon_0=0 +lat_ts=30 +ellps=WGS84 +units=m" so: gdal_translate -of "ENVI" ...
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PC software that will plot a geotagged picture location on a Geotiff

Is there any PC software (hopefully Open Source) that will plot a geotagged picture's location (drop a pin with a label of some sort) on a custom geotiff file? It would be nice if it directly loaded ...
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QGIS GRASS raster to GeoTiff

First of all: Windows 8.1 QGIS 2.8.2 Wien My problem is that I used the GRASS module r.watershed to delineate watersheds and get flows with a DEM. It worked fine so everything is OK so far. But ...
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How to create GTiff from Tiff using GDAL

I have a tiff image and I would like to georeference it, and so create a Geotiff. To do that, I have to use GDAL. I use in particular, the executable store in the QGIS file (gdalwarp.exe, ...
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Jpeg image overlay embedded in KMZ to GeoTIFF

Is there a tool to convert a Jpeg image embedded into a KMZ file to a GeoTIFF file, using KMZ info for position, scale and rotation?
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gdal2tiles georeferenced image as overlay not working

Ive been looking for a solution to my problem for some time now. I'm using gdal2tiles-leaflet to create tiles for my Leaflet application. The images i use are GeoTiff's with the embedded projection ...
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Opening shapefile and Tiff layer Coordinates do not match up

I am new to using QGIS and am having a major problem. I have the UK Ordnance Survey (OS) 1:25000 raster layer in Tiff format open. When I open a shapefile or mapinfo vector layer on top of it the ...
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qgis 2.10.1. mac - geotiff singleband pseudocolor [duplicate]

i've installed mac version from kyngchaos including all required packages ... ... and just noticed the following: while windows version behaves like expected when trying to render an ordinary tif via ...
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Pixel value of Geotiff image on Qgis different pixel value of input image

I have a binary image. I convert this image to GeoTiff image by python funntion: def exportGeotiff(filename, raster, row, col, xResolution, minLon, minLat, yResolution,geoReference): format = ...
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Measuring different values in latlong Geotiff whether OTFR enabled or not

I'm using a GeoTiff file in QGis that has no projection per-se (it uses lat-long coordinates) and WGS84 datum. Further it has an x pixel size of 2.40475e-07 degrees and a y pixel size of ...
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Help rendering shapefiles (.shp) to TIF with labels

I'm running into some problems here. I've basically copied the script below with minor tweaks from a few other posts here on stackexchange. When I run my code and all I get for output is a TIF that's ...
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16Bit Tif In Geoserver

-->Is there any way to publish 16 bit raster image in geoserver 2.7.2? Then i tried to publish 16 bit raster image,but i got different color variations in different zoom levels,If any solutions for ...
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Vanilla PHP and GeoTIFF: How to know byte address and byte length of a “strip” in an LZW-compressed GeoTiff?

I have a situation where I need to read cell values from a GeoTiff using vanilla PHP, and while I've been successful reading values from an uncompressed TIF (~800MB), I'm having difficulty reading ...
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Erase shapfile (polygon) area from GeoTIFF

I've been reading several posts to do so and one option would be to use gdalwarp -cutline, but I would need to keep what it is NOT inside the polygon area. GDAL or any command-line tool does that? ...
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ASC file to GeoTIFF

I would like to convert using Arcpy an ASC file to GeoTiff but I can't find nothing about it. I tried : arcpy.ProjectRaster_management() changing .tiff to .geotiff but it didn't work.
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How to force GeoServer to remove, or change, NoData Value from GeoTiff?

I am trying to display vector data of state borders, downloaded from GeoServer as GeoTiff, in QGIS. By default downloaded raster looks like this: After disabling NoData value in ...
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Creating map or converting to GeoTIFF, Bufr format?

I'm trying to work with spatial data saved in WMO BUFR format (.buf extension). I need to cut data to my extent, create map and calculate spatial statistics. I'm aware that two tools are able to open ...
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QGIS imported geotiff rendered as perspective view, how to change to top

I've created a GeoTiff that should have GPS coordinates in it using AgiSoft. When I load it into QGIS, it renders the image in a perspective and I want to always see the image from the "top" down. ...
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Saving a TIFF file with band names

Does anyone know if it's possible to add a TIFFTAG when saving a tiff file (I'm using the C/libtiff interface) that will give a name to each band? Some kind of per-band TIFFTAG_IMAGEDESCRIPTION is ...
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What are the units in GMTED2010 elevation data?

I have downloaded the GMTED2010 elevation data from http://topotools.cr.usgs.gov/gmted_viewer/viewer.htm I am merging all the files/tiles (to create a global dataset) with: gdal_merge.py There is ...