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

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How can I write a GEOTIFF in C#?

I want to upload a jpeg or some raster image into a C# form and then on entering the latitude and longitudes I need to be able to create an GEOTIFF file of the same image. How can this be done in ...
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How to determine if a tiff is georeferenced or not?

I received a tiff file from someone, but I'm not sure if it's georeferenced. Is there an easy way to check this?
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What is the correct way to convert a USGS Orthoimage from WorldImage format to tiled GeoTiff for GeoServer?

USGS provides different resolution orthoimage quadrangles in the WorldImage format (*.tif with an accompanying *.tfw world file). Some of these quadrangles can be used by GeoServer (2.1.0 - 2.1.2) by ...
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Define gdalwarp tile size

gdalwarp has -co TILES=YES (256x256 as default) Can I set different tile size? Thanks
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Can a USGS 6 inch orthoimage be given a higher resolution, like 1 foot, to improve GeoServer processing time?

The USGS orthoimage is a 6 inch resolution quadrangle that is loaded into GeoServer as a WorldImage. GeoServer has an extremely hard time processing this compared with a 1 foot resolution quadrangle. ...
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overlap two GeoTiffs to fill missing information (transparency)

I have several hundered geotiff files. Some of them (almost all of them) have black areas (irregular) on the edges. However, these black areas are covered by some other file in the file set. I read ...
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How to use NASA Digital Elevation model data?

I've heard it is possible to use NASA elevation model to determine approximate elevation at (lat;lng) point. This might be really useful for my upcoming project since Google Elevation API has weird ...
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Batch convert GeoTIFF's to KMZ files

I have about 600 GeoTIFF map files, each about 140 mb in size that I'd like to convert to KMZ files so people can download them and use them with Garmin GPS units, Google Earth, etc. Anyone know an ...
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Extract all pixels of given RGB value and render as MultiPolygons

Given a geotiff image with a colortable in it, what is the easiest way to extract each color as its own "layer or shapefile or multipolygon object"? Specifically, I am looking for a programmatic ...
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How to convert from GeoTIFF to PNG/JPG and Web Mercator in Java?

I'd like to convert raster image from (geo)tiff to an png/jpg and afterwards if it is necessary ... I'd like to convert the coordinates with help of EPSG-Codes to the OSM/Google Projection(EPSG: ...
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Is it possible to include information about a neatline in a GeoTIFF?

Is it possible to include information about a neatline in a GeoTIFF? If so, how? What software will produce them?
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Steps to creating a GeoTIFF

First off, I'd like to mention that I'm pretty new to working with GIS, so please forgive my inexperience. My situation is as follows: I'm tasked with georectifying a set of imagery and importing ...
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Why does a TIF file lose projection information when a pixel value is changed?

I am trying to change the pixel value of a tif file (containing projection information) but after the pixel value is changed it is losing projection information. I am using the Python imaging ...
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Free GeoTIFF Overlay and Tiling (i.e. Indexing) Analyser?

Has anyone come across a shareware/freeware tool for analysing the overlays and tiling (i.e the internal indexing) of GeoTIFF images? What would be excellent would be something like a GeoTIFF tuning ...
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Tiling rgba geotiffs using vrt rather than gdal_warp

I've carefully cut the collar off a set of USGS geotifs and I'd like to run through them with gdal2tiles but producing a vrt that undersands the alpha layer, or having gdal2tiles overlap two source ...
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How to display a geotiff-image with OpenLayers at the “right place”?

I'm just starting with OpenLayers. I have a georeferenced geotiff and the associated world file. Now I want to display this image as an Overlay and google-maps as baselayer with OpenLayers. Would be ...
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Easily find centre point of a raster in ArcMap 10 document?

If I have, say, a rectangular and georeferenced raster file loaded in an ArcMap 10 document (.tiff w/ associated tfw), how do I easily find its centre point and store that point in a points vector ...
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Extract coordinates for series of georeferenced files in ArcGIS 10?

I have a series of 1900 spatially continuous images that are georeferenced. Each image is a tif file paired with a tfw file. These images are easily open and shown in ArcMap 10. However, I need a way ...
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Speed of various raster data formats

I'm having trouble locating any discussion or comparative benchmarking of different raster file formats (e.g., for use in data analysis in R). Does anybody have any insight into why particular formats ...
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Add NZGD2000 Coordinate Reference System

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask, but... I've been playing with GeoTools 8.0M-1, in particular trying to read some GeoTiffs. Each time, it crashes with the error No code "EPSG:2193" from ...
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Best way to manage large number of geoTiff rasters

I have around 2-3000 1-bit geoTiffs of size 11000x9400. Color 0 should be transparent, and QGis gets it wrong in the first place, so I used a .vrt file to set all the parameters in one single place. ...
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arcgis server 10 tif mxd problem

i am using arcgis server 10. first i opened arcmap and added a.tif file. then i saved it using File -> Save As as a ArcMap Document (*.mxd) file, let's say b.mxd. Now i open arccatalog and ...
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Tiling failing near the end of generating base level tiles

I have a GeoTiff file that I have created by using the command: gdal_translate -gcp <my gcp> -a_srs <my wkt file> input.tif output.tif Note that I have twelve -gcp options set on the ...
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How to realign misplaced GeoTiffs?

I have bought a few (30) GeoTiff maps from my country's Geo-department - South Africa. They all have a date in the filename and the newest one was created in 2004, I see one is dated 1977 - that old! ...
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Can WMS be used to get a local copy of raster data?

I have tried reading up on WMS on wiki and other sources but haven't managed to get my head around a couple of points. 1) Using WMS is it possible to get a local copy of the raster data (say a tiff ...
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GeoTiff specs for coordinate transformation definition

I would like to define a GeoTiff coordinate transformation by a set of GCPs only. The intention is to publish the GeoTiff as a coverage in GeoServer. However if I specify tie points only, GeoServer ...
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How to create TFW and PRJ files for a bunch of GeoTIFFs?

I have a folder which contains a large number of files in GeoTIFF format. I need to generate both PRJ and TFW files for each of these images. Is there some slick way of doing this? Thanks! Joe
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GeoTIFF raster layer, c#

We have a map rendering engine (renders from MapInfo Interchange Format). This engine uses Mercator Projection. Now we have to insert a raster layer (orthophotos of a city), we have GeoTIFF files with ...
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JPG file all black when added as raster in QGIS

I add a new raster layer in the latest QGIS and select a JPG file, but it is all black. I tried adding the TIF version of the same image and that worked. What is it with the JPG, and how should I ...
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affine transformation on geotiff

I have a bunch of geotiffs stored in a PostGIS DB that i am mounting on my OpenLayers map. They all have the geoTransform information in them. I just want to know how i can mount them on my ...
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Reading GeoTiff using .NET

Is there a managed library for reading the coordinates from a geotiff file in .NET ? I know it can be done thru GDAL, but I am looking for a managed alternative.
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What are the valid values for “band” in a GeoTiff file?

What are the valid values for "band" in a GeoTiff file? I've looked through the Geotiff Spec at http://www.remotesensing.org/geotiff/spec/geotiffhome.html and I am having trouble finding information ...
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Georeferencing help (GeoTiff into MapWindow6)

I'm a newbie with MapWindow6 and I would like to figure out a couple of things. 1 - Whenever I drag and drop a GeoTiff into the map (MapWindow6) I can not see that image at its place, I mean that ...
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How do I change geotiff “no data” color to white/transparent rather than black?

I am preparing data for inclusion into a geonetwork node, where the maps are displayed via geoserver. The problem is that cells that have"no data" are displaying as black in the geotiff and I am would ...
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How to add Time info to GeoTiff served from Geoserver?

I have a geotiff file (somedata.tif) that I want to serve from geoserver wms associated with the time 10/22/2010 12:00:00. I'm currently using a geoserver raster data source of type GeoTiff pointed ...
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BigTIFF support in libraries?

What is the level of support for BigTIFF in image processing libraries? GDAL supports this functionality so long as you're building against libtiff4(beta), and I would assume most open source C ...
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gdalmerge produces file that is much too large

I'm trying to merge 60 geotiff files into one huge file in order to be able to product tiles from that resulting huge geotiff file by using gdal2tiles. The merge process worked, but for some reason ...
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Creating GeoTiff from Tiff+WorldFile+Proj

I'm currently using the global mapper export function to convert my tiffs+worldfile+projection file to geotiff. Is there a commandline tool (for Linux) that lets me do the same thing? "gdaltranslate" ...
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Should GDAL be set to produce GeoTIFF files with compression? Which algorithm should be used?

I have a folder of GIS data that consists mainly of GeoTIFF files. The whole set weighs in at about 1.2 GB. I noticed that if I pack the contents into a tarball, it smashes down to about 82 MB. I ...