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

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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 ...