Geography Markup Language (GML) is an OGC Standard for expressing geographical features.

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Tutorials for UML/GML

Do you know any good tutorials or any resources for learning from the beginning UML and GML ? I am asking because (later) i would like to learn how to make a application schemas in context of ...
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Simple georeferenced 3D data format for building models

I am looking for a simple georeferenced 3D-data format to store very simple building models. Each building should be represented as a number of poylgons, semantics do not matter. It would be ideal if ...
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Remove unneeded columns from geographic data file?

I have some GML data that has some unneeded columns in it. I'd like to remove these columns in order to reduce the file size. (To clarify: I mean that the file has many points in it, and each of these ...
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FME converter from DWG to Openlayers supported format

FME converter is best software that i found till now to convert DWG to some open format vector data file supported by OpenLayers , but it got very awful convert from DWG to KML/GML it drawing ...
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How to use the OGR/GDAL configure options in QGIS python environment

I’m looking for a solution how to use the OGR/GDAL configure options (--config) in the qgis python environment. http://trac.osgeo.org/gdal/wiki/ConfigOptions Setting special configure options is ...
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OGR-Driver GML axis order handling (GDAL, QGIS)

By default the OGR-Driver will swap the axis order to longitude, latitude for geographic coordinate systems. "Since OGR 1.8.0, the GML driver has coordinate system support. This is only reported ...
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How to compose WFS GetFeature link from WMS capabilities definition?

This publication of geoinformation provides download links for GetCapabilities documents via WMS. The platform also runs a WFS service as can been seen here. I wonder if it is possbile to compose a ...
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GML Parser for C++/Java/…?

I am looking for a good parser for the latest GML (Geographic Markup Language) version in preferably: C++/Java/Ruby/... I am especially interested in reading the geometry of individual features. Does ...
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How to write GML parser with Geotools?

I wrote a Parser for a GML file from the OS Mastermap with geotools 8.4. With one part I still have a problem. This sniplet of the xsd: <complexType name="RoadLinkType"> ...
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Storing GML surface in PostGIS

I'm using PostGIS 2.0.0 and would like to store a GML Surface in a way that allows calculating intersections between that surface and various points and lines. In my case, the Surface will have one ...
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How to convert gml to geojson using Python and ogr with geometry transformation?

Does anyone have an idea how to convert gml to geojson (with attributes) using Python with ogr bindings? It should be possible to transform geometries to different coordinate system. I can not use ...
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Ordnance Survey osgb:BNG spatial reference system not recognized by PostGIS

I'm trying to load an Ordnance Survey GML file into PostGIS using the ST_GeomFromGML function. The problem is that the spatial reference system that is used in the file, osgb:BNG, is not recognized by ...
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How do I use ogr2ogr to convert a GML to shapefile in Python

I am trying to convert a GML to an ESRI shapefile using ogr2ogr utility in a python script. I have successfully installed the GDAL/OGR package via osgeo but I am now struggling to find/understand ...
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OpenLayers - Get LayerName from GML Response object

I am using the WMGetFeatureInfo control in OpenLayers to select items from my layers and return GML. I use this to get an attribute from the GML; var val = evt.features[0].attributes.UID; //Where ...
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What is the best format to encode polygons such as lakes?

I am looking for a standard format to encode polygons, such as lakes, in one file that is easy to create and common so that others can use it in different GIS systems. Every file will contain data on ...
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GML - Multi-geometry validation

I'm doing the test to introduce multiple geometry in a WFS service using GML. For now the simple geometry is functional, but I still have some bugs with multiple geometry. I think it may come from my ...
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GML v3 loading with OpenLayers

I rewrote the question to be more readable: I saw GML format is just a little more 'evolved' than KML. Am I right? Which format is to be considered more standard, more supported and convenient to ...
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GML Simple Feature compliance test

I'm in the process of defining a GML schema from a database schema, the idea is for it to be GML simple feature compliant. However I can't find a way to confirm this compliance other than reading the ...
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Programmatic conversion between GML and GeoJSON

I am modifying a .Net (C#, MSSQL) system to add some geography that I'd like to display on a leaflet map. I had originally expected to save GeoJSON directly into text strings in the DB, but after ...
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OS Vectormap GML files into PostGIS

I am having difficulty in efficiently dealing with OS Vectormap data that comes in GML format. In the past I used the Plugin for QGIS (OS GML Tools) to batch convert folders of compressed GML (.GZ) ...
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Can I append to different tables using ogr2ogr?

I have been through many related questions and links but I am still confused as to how/if this is achievable. So, I have defined tables in my postgis database and I would like my ogr2ogr commnand to ...
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How to create shapefile from OS MasterMap data using ArcGIS Desktop 10?

How do I create a shapefile from OS MasterMap data in Arcgis 10? I have tiles from the Ordnance Survey Site and would like to create a topomap from the existing tiles. These tiles contains the ...
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Issue loading GML with Openlayers no obvious error

i'm newbie using openlayers, there are no error in my firebug, but, my GML can't show in my browser, what should i do? this is my GML from result of converting my shapefile with ogr2gui : ...
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How to obtain the center of Vector layer created using WFS query?

I created a vector GML layer using a WFS query with a filter. The layer renders fine . However, the layer does not appear to have any features associated with it (layer.features.length is 0 ) I need ...
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Using Python to parse an XML containing GML tags

I am trying to write a python script which pulls GML tags out of an XML file and formats them into WKT for inserting into a PostGIS database. I have been successful in doing so for an XML containing a ...
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How to modify gml using openlayers?

i have to edit GML file in openlayers but i am not able to do same. please guide me with some code if possible. i also have to save edited data to hard disk using openlayers Thanks for any help.... ...
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What is the best way to convert WKT String to GML String

What is the best way to programatically convert WKT String to GML String? Every reasonable library (at best available in some Maven repository) can be used. Till now I came up with this solution ...
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How to write GML with Geotools?

I'd like to write GML using Geotools. Unfortunately, I can't find documentation on a GML Writer (except for this one from 2006: http://docs.codehaus.org/display/GEOTOOLS/WFS+++GML+DataStore). Could ...
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How to convert WFS request to GML

I have the following: var popProto = new OpenLayers.Protocol.WFS({ url: WFS_HOST, version: "1.1.0", featureType: layerName, featureNS: namespace, srsName: "EPSG:4326", ...
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postgis st_geomfromgml error on point

In PostGIS 2.0 I try: select ST_GeomFromGML( '<gml:Point srsName="urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::28992"> <gml:pos>275466.0 565559.0 0.0</gml:pos> </gml:Point>'); This ...
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How to debug ogr2ogr ERROR 1: Did not get at least 2 values or invalid number of set of coordinates?

I'm trying to convert a government data contour GML (http://geo.data.linz.gv.at/katalog/geodata/hoehenschichten/2011/1m-Hoehenschichten.gml) to Shapefile. It seems like it was created by FME: ...
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Applicable OpenLayers settings for WFS layer

I am trying to display a WFS layer on an OpenLayers map. Here are the appropriate portions of GETCAPABILITIES response. <ows:Operation name="GetFeature"> <ows:DCP> <ows:HTTP> ...
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WFS Layer in OpenLayers queries server for data but doesn't display the data

I have added a WFS layer to a map and can see (using Fiddler) a request being made to the server for the layer data. The server uses GML as the data format and the data being returned is valid. ...
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GML, KML, GeoJSON - Speed rendering 3109 polygons?

I am working with Geoserver, serving U.S. Lower 48 counties to openlayers (3109 polygons - lots more vertices). The counties are loaded into a postgis database. I am curious about developer ...
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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 can I get KML into JTS TestBuilder?

JTS Topology Suite TestBuilder supports WKT, WKB and GML inputs. What's a quick and easy way to get the geometry for a KML feature into one of these formats for input into JTS TestBuilder? For ...
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how can i render geojson format and gml format?

I can show wms png format my map but i didnt render jeojson and gml format by the way my url is correct service. İn additonal i used same code in my local and i can render local geoserver . plz show ...
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How to convert GML Surface to SHP Using OGR?

I have a very large .gml file with multiple layers in it. I would like to export one of these layers to .shp. It is a polygon layer (of lakes). However, I am getting the error: ERROR 1: ...
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GML and GeoJSON vector layer can not display in Firefox and Chrome

I have following codes. It works perfectly in IE (GML and GeoJSON vector layer was loaded), but not in Firefox and Chrome without any errors noticed. Please help me to fix this problem. Here is the ...
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openlayers load local gml

I'm trying to load a simple gml file with openlayers, but it doesn't load. Pretty sure it's a simple issue, but I figure out what's wrong. Thanks in advance, Pedro var meu = new ...
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Rendering GML in QGIS 1.9.0

I have a set of GML geometries (see here), which I try to load in QGIS. The set contains both points and polygons, but when loaded into QGIS, only points are shown. I tried to follow this thread, but ...
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Why are the polygons in my GML not rendered?

I tried to view GML files from download services ( http://services.cuzk.cz/gml/inspire/cp/epsg-5514/ ) and I have a problem with viewing of polygons from layer "CP:CadastralParcel". This Layer ...
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OSS java approach to convert Shapefile to GML

We've got a project coming up where we need to upload .zip of a shapefile, join the .dbf to some lookup tables, join to other tables also uploaded (one to many attributes for each feature), and ...
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Does a polygon in a layer intersect with another polygon in the same layer [closed]

I am a CS major with little experience in GIS. I am working on vector polygon overlay. Looking at GML and shapefile data, I realized that a map is made up of a large number of polygons. Does a polygon ...
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How can I import geometries from an invalid GML quickly?

I have the following gml geometry : <gml:Polygon xmlns:gml="http://www.opengis.net/gml" srsName="EPSG:2154"> <gml:exterior> <gml:LinearRing> <gml:posList ...
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How can I translate a GML definition of SRS to a usual format (e.g. WKT or PROJ.4)?

From GDAL 1.9.0 a new utility is available: gdalsrsinfo. Although it can yield an XML (GML-based) definition from a source equivalent format or file, it seems that it can only read usual GDAL/OGR ...
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Converting a shp file to a list of latitudes and longitudes

I have a shp file with the latitudes and longitudes for the boundaries for various geographic regions. I'd like to convert the shp file into lists of just latitudes and longitudes for the regions. ...
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How to convert a CompositeCurve to a NetTopologySuite MultiLineString?

I would like to use NetTopologySuite to convert a CompositeCurve to a MultiLineString. I would like to find some code which shows how to convert this to a MultiLineString: <gml:CompositeCurve ...
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Service URL for Web Feature Service (WFS) using GML Simple Features profile?

Does anyone know of an "almost always available" Service URL for a Web Feature Service (WFS) using GML Simple Features profile? I'm keen to test WFS client capabilities without having to configure a ...
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Python: shp file to GML using OGR

I am trying to convert a shapefile to GML 3.1.1 . I am using gdal 1.9.1 however the GML conversion it generates for a geometry feature is GML 2 and it also swaps the long/latitude coordinates. Are ...