GeoTools is an open source Java library that provides tools for geospatial data.

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Renaming Columns in Geotools FeatureType

I am attempting to build a simple java program that loads shapefiles into a Postgis 2.0 database. Everything is working out great except that I would like to be able to modify the FeatureType in the ...
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Geotools 8.4 CRS.decode invalid(?) reference to HTTP_URI_OGC

I'm trying to do a simple CRS.decode to lookup a CoordinateReference system: E.g. CoordinateReferenceSystem target_crs = CRS.decode("EPSG:4326"); However this fails with a reference to the ...
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How to couple GeoTools GML bindings for encoding to GML 3.1.1

I've successfully created GeoTools (8.3) bindings for parsing and encoding XML bindings as described in their tutorial: http://docs.geotools.org/latest/userguide/library/xml/internal/bindings.html I ...
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How to draw polygons on an existing map?

If you want a map with some circles, squares, etc. representing cities or something else you can use the following code. Note that you can change the map and the coordinates with yours, and you'll ...
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How to open image file saved with JAI in Geotools?

I need to find NDVI and other vegetation indices and then find changes in time with tif images. I've been using Geotools for this. I took 2 tiff images, then using QGIS I changed them to PNG because ...
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Merging Shapefiles With Geotools

I am trying to merge some shapefiles with different schemas in geotools. Im aware of ogr2ogr, but for now I would like to figure out this problem with Geotools. The steps I'm taking are: 1) Create a ...
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How to convert a shapefile to WKT with GeoTools snapshot 9? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Write out a WKT file from a loaded shapefile I need to convert a shapefile to WKT to be read in OpenLayers. The shapefile is one that has been created by Geotools. ...
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Display google maps with Geotools?

I would like to display Google maps (Raster and Vector) in Java using GeoTools. I am stuck because I am new to this library. Are there any tutorials out there that can help me ?
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What is the best API to use GeoTools or uDig (for the context of my application)?

I am trying to develop a java application that displays : Google maps, Openstreetmap and Bing Map Data. So which is the best SDK to use in this contet Geotools or uDig ?
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Displaying Google Maps and OpenStreetMap map in Java?

Is there any Java API that is like OpenLayers ? I would like to display google Maps and Openlayers Maps in a java application
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Is there a way to create raster by interpolating point values using GeoTools 8.2?

im new in using GeoTools (8.2). I was able to create shp from asc file which contains my data. Now my question is is there a simple way to create (interpolate) a simple shapefile (only points) to ...
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How to overlay a Shapefile on a WMS layer using Geotools?

I am trying to overlay a shp file on wms layer using the example http://docs.geotools.org/latest/userguide/tutorial/raster/image.html. Each time I want to read the format of the file to get a reader ...
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How to sort a SimpleFeatureCollection using GeoTools?

I have a featurecollection: SimpleFeatureBuilder featureBuilder = new SimpleFeatureBuilder(dbFeatureType); SimpleFeatureCollection collection = FeatureCollections.newCollection(); while ...
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create geotiff from shapefiles

I need to colorized geometries from shapefiles and convert them to raster image (geotiff). I tried to use geotools's VectorToRasterProcess and ImageWorker ("d:\gis\tmp\32 27 25 w4.shp" is path to my ...
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Find Perpendicular Distance and Minimum Perpendicular Vector between a Point and a Line using GeoTools and JTS

I have a line formed by 2 lat/lon pairs, and the lat/lon of a point. I would like to find out the perpendicular distance between the line and the point on the Earth surface (can assume Earth as great ...
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Getting DataStore Problem with Geotools

I recently found an issue with Geotools and getting the datastore for a shapefile. If I try: FileDataStore dataStore = FileDataStoreFinder.getDataStore(file); -or- Map connect = new HashMap(); ...
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Symbolizer with external GIF image is not rendered pixel-perfect

We want to pinpoint some locations on a map with some external GIF symbolizers. The issue we have is visible in the attached image*: looks like somethings happens on a sub-pixel level, so that the ...
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Geotools // buffer using different CRS

I'm currently having a problem with Geotools. I try to generate a buffer (in meter using Lambert 72) on a map that has WGS84 as it's coordinatesystem. (problem is a bit like this one: ...
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how to create a shapefile for 2 million points with geotools

I have to create a shapefile with the geotools java library for approx. 2 000 000 points and whatever strategy I apply I seem to run into out of memory exceptions as well as everything running super ...
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How to load an image to mark the city (instead of point) using GeoTools?

I went through the Image Tutorial in http://docs.geotools.org/stable/tutorials/raster/image.html and was able to load image and get the output. But I need to load the image without use of world file ...
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Problem in displaying a GeoTiff image in JMapFrame

I'm trying to display a GeoTiff image with no projection but where the geographical extent (bounding box) is known: reader= format.getReader(new File(sImageName)); GridCoverage2D gridCoverage= ...
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ImageLab Program Problem

I am new to GeoTools. I was trying the samples in http://docs.geotools.org/latest/userguide/tutorial/raster/image.html. I am not able to run the ImageLab sample code. I know it would be some lack in ...
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GeoTools, add column in query with CQL

I'm trying to query the database (DataStore) and want to let the datastore calculate a value for me. In SQL I would do it like this: SELECT name, ST_Area(ST_Intersection(the_geom, ....) AS myValue ...
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MultiPolygon from database

I would like to know how to create an instance of a Multipoint from a PostGIS database.. I do the query , then got the ResultSet named "area" , the column with MultiPolygon attributes is named "geom" ...
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GeoTools Oblique Mercator Example

I would like to use the Oblique Mercator projection in GeoTools. I'm currently using a WGS84 Mercator projection like this: final CoordinateReferenceSystem wgs84CoordSystem = CRS ...
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web gis application with geotools?

I need to create a new gis application with OpenLayers and PostGIS. I think that Geotools is a good choice for the Layer between these two. I thought about embedding geotools in a web application ...
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Can I use a Geotools raster layer in a Geomajas webapplication?

I am working on a Geomajas web application and have a Geotools RasterLayer (a GridReaderLayer to be precise) that needs to be integrated with the map in the Geomajas app. I have been searching the ...
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What is the unit of measurement for buffer calculation?

What is the unit of measurement used by Geometry class for it's buffer calculation ? Api doc currently defines it as " distance - the width of the buffer (may be positive, negative or 0)" I need to ...
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How to have a nullable field included in a shapefile using the Geotools library?

I am trying to add a new field to a shapefile and need it to store null values. But by using SimpleFeatureTypeBuilder from the Geotools library and then using the Add command, it is not giving the ...
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convert wgs84 coordinate to Google Map coordinate system(EPSG 3785) with geotools and java

Could you please point me out where can I make such a transformation: convert wgs84(EPSG 4326) coordinate to Google Map coordinate system(EPSG 3785), and vise versa. Thank you.
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Write out a WKT file from a loaded shapefile

We are looking to load and display a shapefile, simple polygons, then write out a WKT string of that shapefile and have the user save it somewhere. Does anyone have some code snippets of that very ...
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How to get distinct values from multiple columns in GeoTools?

Is there a way to get distinct values from multiple columns in geotools? I know I can get unique values from a column like this: SimpleFeatureSource featureSource = ...
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Visual edit geographic data with geotools

With JMapFrame I have options for to visualize my geographic datas, but I don´t know how to add tools for to edit this data, equals conventional GIS. It´s possible to do this? att, Augusto
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Can GeoTools parse GML CRS definitions?

A kind of branching of this question. Soon I will need to handle GML Coordinate Reference Sysyem definitions in a Java servlet. Links: GML OGC reference. Concrete example. I know that GeoTools ...
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The units of getArea() on a multipolygon within a shapefile [closed]

I am using GeoTools to find area and intersections of shapefiles. GeoTools uses the JTS geometry library (Vivid Solutions) and that has functions to getArea() but unfortunately I am not able to ...
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Geotools throws “Cannot encode multilinestring (yet)” while Shape import on Linux

I've encountered a strange platform-dependent SHP import problem. Everything works fine on Windows, shape files are converted fine to database. There is although small little warning: [[ACTIVE] ...
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Could not obtain native oracle connection [closed]

Anyone knows the the cause and how to resolve the "Could not obtain native oracle connection" error? I'm using GeoTools 2.7.4, a oracle 11g DB, ojdbc14.jar, and a simple java code on a Tomcat 6 like ...
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How to programatically add KML Icons to Placemark generated from SimpleFeatures using GeoTools?

I have successfully generated a set of (unstyled) placemarks in a KML file using the GeoTools framework, and the Encoder class. The file renders fine in Google Earth with standard balloon placemarks. ...
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Create a color scale/legend for choropleth map using geotools (or other open source Java library)?

I'm experimenting with choropleth maps using geotools. Is there an easy way to add a color scale to the map (using geotools itself or some other os library)? By a color scale I mean a bar that shows ...
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Rendering a shapefile with a custom projection in GeoTools

I have an image, a shapefile, and a method which can translate an x/y pixel location from the image into a latitude/longitude point or vice versa. I'm trying to use Geotools to render the shapefile on ...
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How to convert UTM (easting,northing) to Geographic (lat,long) in degree decimal using geotools

I want to convert easting, northing values in meters of UTM to lat,long of geographic coordinate system using geotools
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Coordinate Reference Systems errors or bugs?

I have an application that references a JAR file. In that JAR file, I have a method that creates a Coordinate Reference System using the CRS class. This class is Project_Point. When I run and test ...
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How to pass in a database created on the fly in code to Quick_Export in arcpy?

So I am trying to programmatically use quick_export through the arcpy package in an arcmap tool, and so I referenced the quick_export tool's dialog box that comes up when it is executing for the ...
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How can I deploy a custom GeoTools datastore to GeoServer?

I'm using GeoTools v8.0 and GeoServer v2.1.3. I've currently built a working datastore connecting to a PostGIS database based off of the GeotTools' abstract datastore tutorial. After days of on and ...
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How to handle multipoint symbology catalogue (as in mil2525c, tactical graphics appendix b)

Is there a general format (standards based) to store a vector based drawing description for multipoint symbology (means having several anchor points reflecting symbol point <-> geographic point ...
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Get centroid of SimpleFeatures in GeoTools8

I've got some SimpleFeatureCollections and now I want to get the Centroid of every SimpleFeature in the collection. Unfortunally I've only found a centroid method for Geometry. Is there any way to ...
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How to edit and use text produced by Feature InfoTool?

How can I access and use text from Feature InfoTool dialog. I'm working with JMapFrame. I found this snippet: InfoTool tool = new InfoTool() { @Override public void ...
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What is the most efficient way to create a shapefile from resultset using geotools

I am facing a problem to write to shapefile (geotools) with respect to time, memory etc. My workflow is something like reading spacial data from database Oracle with attributes and coordinates (can ...
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How to add a background map to a java project?

I'm new at GIS. I am trying to make a java application that can display a map with certain points. I have achieved this using the geotools library. However, I want to put the map from OpenStreetMap or ...
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Can we read/write MXD Document using GeoTools

Is it possible we can read/write mxd document only using geotools.