GRASS GIS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System) is a free, open source geographical information system (GIS) capable of handling raster, topological vector, image processing, and graphic data.

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How to smooth a DEM?

I have a SRTM DEM and I want to create a shaded relief from it. I created the shaded relief in GRASS and the result is very nice, but a little rough becouse the area is near flat and the DEM is 90m in ...
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Trying to extract arc information from a Suburb shapefile

I downloaded some shapefiles from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Its basically showing a bunch of suburbs when I view the shapefile through a GIS tool. The GIS tool that I am using at ...
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How to handle/ avoid intersect errors when clipping the difference between two layers?

Using QGIS + Grass, I've added a shapefile of coastline and islands to my map. I then buffer this shapefile to create a coastal zone of a known width. At this stage the buffer consists of the ...
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Open software tool or QGIS plug-in to make land cover classification

Is there any tool or plugin for QGIS/GRASS to make an automatic land cover classification from satellite imagery --- based on CLC nomenclature for example? Of course, it will not be 100% sure but it ...
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Error Opening QGIS Lisboa Quantum Msys

I am deploying QGIS in our environment. I found the silent switch (/S) to be working, it installs the 4 default components, Grass, MSys, GIS Desktop & GIS browser. The trouble begins when a user ...
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Is it possible to use the Goode Homolosine projection in QGIS?

Is it possible to use the Goode Homolosine projection in QGIS? Both QGIS and GRASS seem to have trouble with the interruptions, squashing the higher latitudes together. I tried +proj=goode ...
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Importation of .csv on grass gis converts numeric data to string data

When importing a csv file on grass7, the numeric data is converted into a data of type string. My csv looks like this : id_core value 1 F1 83.0611472396 2 F2 98.8584345936 3 F3 ...
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Error in r.terraflow

I used r.terraflow.short in GRASS, but it displayed this error: r.terraflow.short elevation=raster_bulacanElevation \ filled=raster_bulacanElevationFlooded1 \ ...
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How do you use 'reclass' in GRASS?

It could be user error, but for some reason, the reclass tool is just hanging and hanging... QGIS 1.8 Compiled against GDAL/OGR 1.9.2 Ubuntu 12.04.1 Running the tool from the Sextante toolbox Input ...
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How to edit a table in GRASS?

How do I edit a table in GRASS? When importing a vector into GRASS from QGIS, all the attributes are lost and I need these to continue with my analysis.
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GRASS : r.resamp.rst error : “Not enough disk space--cannot write files”‏

Today, I am confronted to a difficulty I cannot manage. When I try to use the tool "r.resamp.rst", it gives me as answer: *r.resamp.rst input=map@PERMANENT ew_res=11 ns_res=11 pcurv=curv ...
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Covisibility with QGIS/GRASS : r.los issue

I try to use r.los for a viewshed calculation. I specify the dem (Aster DEM clipped on a 2km*2km region). I specify x and y coordinates and run the command. Nothing append. I waited for 20 minutes ...
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minimum distance from the shore (how to retrieve the “shore vertices”)

I am student of Statistics, this is my first time using GIS., I am sorry for the stupidity of the question but I browsed online and could not find a satisfactory answer. I have some spatial data in ...
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How to color-balance false-composites of pan-sharpened Landsat images in GRASS?

Whenever I try to pan-sharpen composites of some Landsat images in GRASS using i.pansharpen, i.fusion.brovey or the IHS sharpening method, the output will have some or all of the following ...
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3D Interpolation using point cloud in GRASS GIS

I've imported a set of 3D points (z,y,z) into GRASS GIS. I'm having trouble: a) visualising my dataset in 3D using nviz or the standard data viewer (I can only get a 2D plan view of my data) and, b) ...
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How to batch merge rasters using FOSSGIS tools?

I'm working with QGIS 1.8 (gdal 1.9.2) and GRASS 6.4.3...but on Windows 7. I "just" want to merge my raster. I've got a folder with 50 GTiff raster from Lidar data. The aim is to merge raster ...
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Problem with interpolation of 3D points in GRASS

I have a sample of 3D points (x,y,z) with tepmerature attribute. I can import my data as a 3D vector map. I want to create a volume of voxels by using v.vol.rst. When I use this module, this error ...
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GRASS v.rast.stats missing in sextante toolbox

I am new in the QGIS world and also with GRASS. I am really interested in using v.rast.stats as is doing exactly what I need. My problem is that I am not able to find it inside sextante in QGIS and I ...
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Grass 7 .las data import problem

I compiled Grass7 on Ubuntu 12.10, with liblas in order to run r.in.lidar and v.in.lidar. I now want to import .las data; the option in file -> import raster data -> LAS LIDAR points import is given ...
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Viewing .las format LIDAR data in QGIS?

Is there an easy path to visualizing this LIDAR data? I have QGIS, and some USGS LIDAR data in (.las) format downloaded from http://lidar.cr.usgs.gov/ . This means I have both the (.las) and ...
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Showing map in Grass Layer Manager/Map Display via Python

I've created some raster(tif) maps using Grass libraries in Python. I want to opem them automatically in Grass GIS Map Display or Layer Manager after creation. I don't want to use GUI for this. What ...
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Why does install of add-on r.clump2 for GRASS 7 give error?

I am trying to install the add-on r.clump2 for grass7. What is wrong and how do I fix it?. Thanks The error code im receiving is the following: > (Fri Jul 5 15:13:42 2013) ...
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Add-ons on GRASS (win7)

Can someone help me to install an add-on for GRASS 6.4.3RC3, on Windows 7? I tried several approaches, but wasn't able to install the add-on. I found several topics here and on the web but the ...
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GRASS GIS SDTS Manipulation

Preface: I'm a total GIS noob. Flame away. I'm learning GIS in my free-time and with free resources. I realize that is likely going to force me on the learn-fast-or-giveup track, but here it goes... ...
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How to change the raster color range in GRASS NVIZ?

I'm trying to create a 3d map in GRASS NVIZ from a GDEM (raster) and the range of colors that show the height of the terrain are very ugly, how I can change them? For example, I would like the low ...
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problems with r.sun from GRASS

I´ve problems with r.sun from GRASS. I need to calculate beam radiation, reflect radiation and diffuse radiation wwith this tool. my problem is I do not understand that you have to put mandatory files ...
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Raster image outside Grass screen, How to get it inside from start?

HI ALL: I'm new in Grass and need some help! I have created a LOCATION based on the coordinate system in which I want my data to be projected. So far I'm being able to Import & display the raster ...
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R gridding and contouring options

I want to make an interactive web mapping application, which will grid and contour user data. My plan is to implement R scripts with Shiny, but the only R package I can find to do this is gstat. And ...
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How to connect lines in a network?

I have a shapefile of lines and another of polygons. When two or more lines intersect a polygon they should be connected (snapped), but sometimes during manual digitization this doesn't occur. I need ...
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Is it possible to import/run AML script into GRASS?

I have an AML script that has instructions to import tmp files of (grid, network, basin...) is there any way to run the script in GRASS? I tried to converted to Python but I couldn't do it for the ...
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Simulate flood to assess Asset inundation footprints

I am trying to evaluate a number of flood gauges to assess at what levels of river height different flood risks would need to be issued. The gauges are currently set to warn of flood a couple of ...
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Use of Grass and R w.r.t. Land Use Prediction

In my data mining term project I need to conduct a work on geospatial data related to a big city to show possible urbanization fields in next years. I've used GRASS lately on other projects so I'm a ...
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Sextante grass folder incorrect?

What is the correct grass folder in Sextante? I alway get this message: The specified GRASS folder does not contain a valid set of GRASS modules. Please, go to the SEXTANTE settings dialog, and ...
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r.regression.multi - ERROR: Not enough valid cells available

I am running a few analyses with r.regression.multi in Grass 7. For a few rasters that I try to correlate, the following error comes up, however: "ERROR: Not enough valid cells available". I cannot ...
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How can I calculate raster cell area for upslope contributing area

I am new to spatial analysis, and urgently trying to follow this tutorial to generate a topographic wetness index for my area of interest: ...
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Grass v.clean.snap with Polygons

I am doing some topology testing using Grass in QGIS. I am hoping to snap nodes to eliminate gaps between polygons. When I use the v.clean.snap function in Grass it does not work on polygons. When I ...
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How to setup and use GRASS?

Previously I've asked an question and Micha gave me a helpful advice:How to find the watershed area for each point in the river network using DEM? After getting the useful DEM file, I began to setup ...
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Autocorrelated DEM with QGIS or Grass

I was wondering if there is a way to make an Autocorrelated DEM within QGIS or Grass. I am looking to do this with stereo aerial photography. I am able to do this with a number of COTS tools, but I ...
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How to estimate distance from points to line feature with v.distance?

I'm trying to use the v.distance module in GRASS 6.4.3 to estimate the distance from a series of point features (animal tracking locations) to the nearest point along a line feature (a coastline). I ...
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How to create a topologically correct dataset in PostGIS (with GRASS)?

I have shapefiles which I have loaded in postgis and now i am trying to use geometric function in postgis like ST_intersect and they fail because the data is not topological correct. I have tried to ...
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r.mapcalculator and python again

I've been trying to write a script creating binary maps: a=raw_input ("enter a threshold") b=float(a) grass.run_command('r.mapcalculator', formula="**'base_map'>=b**", outfile='map'+str(a), ...
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run r.stats as a quiet module in GRASS-Python script

Has anyone else used r.stats as a quiet module in a GRASS-python script? As part of my program I'm using: grass.run_command("r.stats", flags='l', input=<file>, output=<*.csv file>, ...
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How to align directions of connected lines?

I have a vector line made of different pieces of lines with different directions. I merged the lines to one. But this merged line still have different direction in its "invisible" parts. I want to ...
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Grass won't import shapefiles

I have a problem involving the import vector data command, specifically importing shape files. I installed QGIS on a pc at work and there I could import shape files into GRASS GIS 6.4.3RC2 (which is ...
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Grass7 - r.regression.multi and new raster

I am on the learning curve with Grass7. I managed to make r.regression.multi work, but there is one thing that would be of high interest for me: it is possible to create a new raster showing the ...
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Why don't libgrass.so.1.8.0 and libqgissqlantconnection.so.1.8.0 load?

I have compiled Qgis 1.8 at Ubuntu 12.10, but some phyton plugins does'nt work, like sextante. Trying to solve this problem, some files don't have been load. They are: libgrass.so.1.8.0 and ...
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Is there any pseudocode for MFD (multiple flow direction) algorithm available?

Still stuck with the simulation system, is there any good pseudocode for the multiple flow direction (MFD) algorithm? I read a pseudocode example and implemented it, however the simulation was linear: ...
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GRASS v.overlay.or Error when trying to split a polygon with a line

I am using the Grass plugin in QGIS for Windows (1.8.0). I am trying to split a polygon with a line feature. I am using the v.overlay.or function within the QGIS Grass plugin. I have the line layer ...
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contour lines from point shape attribute

I have a point shape file and one of the attribute refers to the altitude. Is is possible to obtain a contour lines shape file in GRASS?
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Grass 7 / ArcGIS 9.3 - tiff to raster

Again a Grass 7 question. I have the output of a modelling run as matlab file, which I can export as tiff and load as geotiff. OK - now can I extract the data/convert this tiff into a raster proper? ...