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 import r.in.gdal from WCS (only region extent)

Can I import WCS-Data only for the current region by r.in.gdal? I tried to import raster data from my WCS into GRASS GIS, using r.in.gdal as proposed in ...
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Calculate distance of points along a route QGIS

I have a line layer and a point layer, I need the distance between the first and the last point measured along the line. How can I do that using QGIS? Do I need to know linear reference? I don't ...
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How to set all pixels with value <= 0 to “nodata” in DEM raster?

I have a DEM raster with pixel values between about 3000 and -0.0003. I need to set all pixel with a value of 0 and smaler (<=0) to "nodata" (for later raster calculations and to reduce the ...
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TIF file creation from shapefile in GRASS?

Does anyone have any idea how to get around this problem? I've been looking for a solution to no avail. I'm trying to convert a shp file to a grid, and the tif is hanging up. Output raster layer: ...
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Longest slope oriented to north?

I need a help with my homework. I have created digital elevation model from the shapefile. In QGis(Grass plugin) This is how far i can go. I have to find the longest slope oriented to North. I know ...
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What is the best way to ortho-rectificate image from the plane?

I am very new in GIS and I am trying to ortho-rectificate my images. But after putting it on the map I see that results are not precise. We have images taken from the airplane, it's longitude, ...
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Which Landsat version is appropriate to imply a supervised classification with GRASS GIS?

I need to imply a supervised classification with GRASS GIS to find build-up areas. I want to avoid Landsat 7 images due to SLC problem. Can I use images of Landsat 8 or it's better to use images ...
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Two r.mapcalc calculations return a much bigger raster cell size than the input raster

I tried the following calculations with a GeoTiff sample, having a cell size of 25m: Calculating the togographic exposure (TOPEX) and estimating the mean topographic curvature Both, the resulting ...
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Area of a Cross Section GRASS GIS 7

I have a task I would like to solve with GRASS GIS 7, if somehow possible. I want to create a cross section from a landslide - and would like to calculate the area of that cross section/profile. Any ...
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Unable to set pg as default backend with osgeo4w GRASS

I am trying to set PostgreSQL as default backend for GRASS, but cannot manage to get it right. Working with GRASS 6.4.3 print g.run_command('db.connect', driver='pg', flags = 'c', ...
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Create network from shapefile without ArcGIS?

I want to perform shortest-path analysis on a network whose edges represent real-world roads and whose nodes are buildings or other locations. I have the shapefile for the area I'm interested in. ...
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Calculating vector statistics in GRASS

I have a points layer, each of points have an year attribute and I want to count how many points in each year. I use GRASS-GIS and its v.univar function: v.univar -e map=mod14_hmao column=year ...
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How to calculate peaks in a DEM

How could I extract all peaks from a DEM (large mountainous area)? Peak means something like: a pixel which is sourrounded by other pixels with smaler elevation numbers in a area arround the ...
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Empty raster returned after GRASS i.atcorr with Landsat8 data

I've searched at length on previous forums but no solution seems to work for me. I'm trying to run the i.atcorr module on GRASS (version 6.4.3 on a Macbook Pro, Mavericks OSX) with Landsat8 imagery. ...
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No such file or directory PERMANENT\\MYNAME from Python+Grass?

I have an existing Python script that processes raster images with Gdal / Numpy. Now I want to extend the script with Grass. The python script is developed on Windows 7 with Eclipse/Pydev. The script ...
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How to use v.to.3d in GRASS GIS?

I am trying to use GRASS GIS for the first time. After quite a lot of trouble I managed to create a location and a new mapset, and my shapefile is now displayed in the window "GRASS GIS Map Display" ...
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How to simplify osm2po's routable graph?

I'm building a pgrouting routable network thanks to osm2po, the problem is that my network is too big. Indeed I want to create isochron and 1 node = 1 canvas circle, so I don't want too many nodes. I ...
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Isolate the largest patch in a raster in GRASS?

I have a raster with a series of patches (contiguous areas with same value). How do I isolate the largest patch? I know I could run r.stats, look through the long list of calculated areas, figure out ...
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Processing area of interests within Grass GIS

I'm looking to process a region within a satellite image in Grass GIS. In ENVI I would create a region of interest (.roi) and then create a subset. Say, if I have co-ordinates for a rectangle within ...
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Problem with GRASS in QGIS

I am trying to import a vectorlayer to GRASS from QGIS. I get an error and hope someone here can help. Been trying to fix it for hours, but come no closer to a solution..... This is the error I get: ...
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How to fix QGIS crashes when using GRASS toolbox?

I've installed QGIS 2.0.1 on Ubuntu 12.04. exactly as explained on qgis.org . Unfortunately QGIS crashes when trying to use any GRASS model (r.aspect as example): just opening QGIS, click on toolbox ...
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How to install GRASS in QGIS Dufour?

How do I install GRASS to run in QGIS 2.0.1? GRASS is not listed in the Plugin Manager and attempting to access it via the Processing Toolbox gives me the following error:
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Merging contour lines along tile boundaries

I am working with the CANVEC data set. The data in canvec is broken up in to mapsheets. eg. 116B04. I have data covering the entire province of the Yukon. I have merged all the data in to one ...
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Trouble with opening/using i.atcorr in GRASS

I'm relatively new to GRASS. I'm running version 6.4.3 on a Windows 7 machine. I'm trying to process Landsat 5 imagery from multiple states, so I was hoping to approximately follow the workflow here: ...
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How to pansharpen radiance/reflectance Landsat 8 in GRASS 7?

first at all, I have to say that I'm new GRASS user. I would like to make a pansharp in GRASS 7 with reflectance Landsat 8 bands. I have revised some related posts and blogs, and I didn't find out if ...
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GRASS i.atcorr outputs unusual values

I have problems using the atmospheric correction module i.atcorr in GRASS 6.4.3RC3. I try to correct two Landsat ETM+ scenes, but the output for bands 4 and 7 has values that seem to be incorrect. ...
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Grass installation - MSVCR71.dll error while .Net installed

I have .Net 4.5.1 installed and resently installed GRASS 6.4.3. When I try to start the software I get the MSVCR71.dll error. The only solution suggested in the guide is to install the .Net ...
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How to define correctly the Grass region in Qgis

I know that my question could be pretty basic for some of you. I am trying to learn GRASS. I have some raster layers and a vector file in EPSG 32614. Using the grass plugin I defined a new map set, ...
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How to join USDA SSURGO soil table data to features in QGIS?

I am trying to make a soil map using QGIS. The only problem is that I cannot join table data to features in QGIS. In ArcGIS for Desktop you just open the folder and then join the tabular table ...
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Import GRASS and SAGA modules to python script

I'm new at this. I am "building" a python plugin for qgis and I want to import modules from GRASS and SAGA but I don't understand how to do it. The plugin I want to import is Kriging interpolation ...
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Set Grass Region in Python grass.script

How can I set the Grass Region in Python without already having a map in the Mapset? Basically I am looking for the equivalent to this window Currently I am only able to extent an existing region, ...
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How to get the direction raster from r.walk or r.cost

I am trying to use r.cost and r.walk and r.drain to calculate the shortest path from an archaeological site to the nearest basalt source. I am using all this algorithms with the processing toolbox (I ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages importing vs linking data in GRASS?

I'm fairly new to GRASS, and only recently discovered the r.external and v.external functions. I'm used to working with R and QGIS where all the data is "external". Typically I keep vector data in ...
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Re-sizing Raster file pixels

I have 2 JP2 aerial imagery files that are incorrectly sized. They are 100x larger than the other aerial images but correctly geo-referenced (starting x, y co-ordinates). I believe the issue is their ...
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Touch up tool for rasters?

I was wondering if it were at all possible to manipulate/massage rasters (eg Geotiff) using Qgis plugins or Grass?? By manipulate, I mean manually smooth off interpolation artefacts, blended surface ...
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install GRASS Addon in with QGIS

Win 7 QGIS 2.0 GRASS 6.4.3 Hi everybody, I want to install some GRASS-Addons to use them in QGIS. Therefore I run GRASS-Plugin in QGIS an open the GRASS-Shell type: g.extension GRASS opens then i ...
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SRTM NASA hillshade grainy appearance

I'm trying to create a hillshade surface from SRTM files downloaded form Earth Explorer, but the appearance is not the expected. It has a grainy surface that I would like eliminate to have a ...
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Grass GIS 6.4.3, How to create a .PTS file

I'm trying to export a raster map in order to use it in the Flo-2d program. This program needs a .pts DTM file, do you know how I can create it? Alternatively, I can use a XYZ file looking like this ...
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How to get custom colormap onto 3D NVIZ in QGIS GRASS

I am trying to create a 3D version of my 2D raster using QGIS GRASS NVIZ. I have been following these steps: ...
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QGIS Grass Plugin fails with r.cost.vect

I tried the following in QGIS with the Grass Plugin: r.cost input=preCostSurface@albi start_points=OSMroads@albi output=cost0109 max_cost=0 And I get the following error: Dev note: Adapted sites ...
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Map Algebra - Grass GIS (r.mapcalc) merge two raster with NoData value

I have a slope raster and a road raster. The black pixels in the road raster are NoData values and the pink pixels have a value of 1. They don't cover exactly the same area. I want to create a new ...
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How to remove z & m coordinates from shapes with QGIS? (Or arcgis, grass, gdal, Python…)

I've recently received some parcel data in shapefile format that has z & m coordinates (all = 0.0). The WKT for a typical parcel looks like this: "MULTIPOLYGON (((2672464.560700002 ...
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how to make decent sense from scattered river depth measurements

I sampled river depth at scattered positions and I want to be able to make a map and GIS layers out of it. My problems are: As the river meanders the interpolation I do in scientific packages i,e. ...
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How can I create random concave polygons for test purposes?

In the context of generating random test data using QGIS (in a shapefile): I can generate random, continuous (adjacent) polygons by first creating n random points using ftools and then generating a ...
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filling up a depression to create new surface

A collegue here has a problem I cannot help with. She has the surface (as raster) of a landslide release area (from AFTER the slide) and wants to calculate the calculate the theoretical/approximate ...
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How to perform GRASS v.rast.stats via QGIS

I have been using qgis for the last few months. I got interested in using GRASS tools through QGIS. I wanted to compute zonal statistics for a raster surface for a given polygon layer. I loaded the ...
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Removing Image Stripes / Scan Line errors

I have some seabed bathymetry data derived from seismic reflection profiles in a 2.5D dataset (closely spaced lines). The data was gridded by another worker in SMT Kingdom suite; I'm not familiar ...
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Getting started with 'shell scripting loops' in GRASS

I'd like to work through the MODIS-Aqua example here. But typically the hardest bit is getting off the ground. What specifically does it mean by 'shell scripting'? is it referring to the command ...
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How to compare accuracy of two DEM using GRASS

How do I compare accuracy of two DEM data (lidar and srtm) (possibly through rmse) using GRASS GIS? thanks
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Viewshed / Line of Sight analysis- as a batch process?

I wish to carry out a line of site analysis similar to the subject in here (preferably within QGIS): Visual Impact Assessment in QGIS or GRASS Scenario: I have two points, A and B. Point A is a ...