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 do a looping to Interpolate a huge Rainfall Time-series in GRASS GIS or R

In GRASS GIS I have access to a table in PostgreSQL Database with this structure: Table Name: rainfall_time_series Columns: id | year | month | day | value_mm | x | y | gauge_code Setting g.region ...
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How do I use the GRASS command line tools within QGIS?

How do I use the GRASS command line tools within QGIS? I use the QRASS plugin to open the mapset, and then I open the GRASS tools window. I click on 'GRASS shell' under modules and it brings up a ...
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What defines a Class in the Heat map plugin?

What defines a Class in the Heat map plugin? As in: "Black holes like that are usually caused by raster values exceeding the range of the color ramp. Try adding another class with a higher associated ...
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Heat Map trouble: Is this a data formating problem?

I'm playing with the heat map plugin with QGIS. I've run through QGIS tutorial: http://docs.qgis.org/html/en/docs/user_manual/plugins/plugins_heatmap.html, using the airports data set as explained ...
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Is there a workaround for GRASS i.maxlik 'class' being a keyword in Python?

I am running i.maxlik in python - attempting to automate a processing chain. I use the command: grass.run_command('i.maxlik', group= group, subgroup=subgroup, class='classification', sigfile = ...
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Hydro-Enforced/surface constraint DEM Creation using GRASS/QGIS

I am wondering if there is a way to create a hydro-breakline enforced DEM by means of any open source solution? I am able to create a DEM from Lidar data using GRASS, but would like to enforce some ...
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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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GRASS Geoprocessing in Python Script

I´m trying to get some GRASS geoprocessig tools running in a python script outside GRASS. I´m able to import grass.script, but I´m not able to get the tools running yet. Does anybody know what I´m ...
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GRASS v.db.update Concatenate Fields

I am trying to concatenate two fields into one new field in GRASS, but I am unable to get the syntax to work. Ideally, I would like "FIELD1" and "FIELD2" concatenated together in "FIELD3". All fields ...
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GRASS i.landsat.toar returns empty raster

I am trying to use the GRASS module i.landsat.toar. Currently the files created are empty and it spits out: So it seems that it is not picking up something? The location is set to the extent of ...
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How to prepare road network for routing in QGIS or GRASS

I have been working on a road network and I want to run shortest path algorithms on it. One problem is that some lines come very close to each other, but are not connected. Is there a way to connect ...
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Is r.cost equivalent to diffusion interpolation with barriers?

I want to perform interpolation using cost distances rather than euclidean distances similar to Greenberg et al. (2011). In that paper they use r.cost in GRASS to compute cost distances for each ...
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How can I avoid reprojection gaps when merging DEM rasters?

I have two raster DEMs in same resolution I want to bring together. I was using the merge-function in SAGA, GRASS and QGIS but I always get the following result: What do I need? Where could the ...
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How to remove terracing from Civil3D GeoTIFF export?

I've received a GeoTIFF DEM that was exported from Civil3D and at every contour there is a distinct terrace created when I process an aspect or slope in QGIS with the GRASS plugins. I've looked ...
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GRASS: Loss of data using v.net

I'm trying to build a network in GRASS in order to find the shortest path from any settlement out of 1120 (points), to one waste treatment facility out of 27 (points). I plan to use v.net.distance ...
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Issue with Sextante r.map calculator and modeler

I am trying to build a model with Sextante modeler and the r.mapcalculator algorithm but when I run the model I get the error message: ‘Could not load layer: ‘….’Check sextant log to look for errors ...
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How to install GRASS on Linux Mint?

I'm trying to figure out an error in GRASS network analysis, for several days now. I started to suspect that it has something to do with my OS, namely Windows 7. Hence I installed Linux-Mint 14 ...
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GRASS python script runs twice

Is there a reason that every script I have written for GRASS in python runs twice? I start them using the GUI script launcher tool, and they all begin with: #!/usr/bin/python import grass.script as ...
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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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How to resample a raster in QGIS?

I've got a boundary file that I would like to resample the raster file from a 30m grid to a 10m grid inside the boundary file. When I try and do it in Qgis or Grass all I get is one big raster cube ...
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Error using Grass v.net

I'm trying to connect my network to a points layer with a threshold of 4500 meters. I have about 11000 or so entries in my polyline and about 24 in my points layer. I have alreday used v.distance, ...
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Installing GRASS on MINT 14?

I'm very new to mint/linux/GRASS and have no clue how to deal with these errors. Can I just change the URL somewhere? Here is the simplest reproducible command to produce a failure: sudo apt-get ...
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Help installing add-on in GRASS, I get an error message

My Grass gives me this error message, Grass_info_error(4816,1):'make' required. Please install 'make' first. This happens when I attempt to fetch an add-on (r.viewshed). What am I doing wrong? and ...
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How to find dead-ends in road network using ArcGIS for Desktop or GRASS?

I'm trying to remove all the dead-end roads in a road dataset (lines) that are less than 100m long. How do I identify roads that are dead-ends (no exit)? The 100m part is easy. I know how to use ...
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Set certain amount of pixels to 1 inside of a polygon (GRASS)

I have a rather coarse vector map with polygons and want to calculate a (sufficiently) finer raster map defined by spatial extension and resolution. Every polygon of the vector map has a value ...
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Is there a way to use ArcPy and PyGRASS tools in the same Python script?

I´m trying to write a Python script, that includes different ArcPy / ArcGIS commands and want to combine it with GRASS geoprocessing tools. Unfortunately importing the GRASS libraries doesn´t work. ...
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How to generate a DEM from isolines and spot heights?

I have two shape files containing height information of a certain area and I need to create a raster DEM with GRASS using them. file 1 consists of height information in contours (isolines) file 2 ...
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Raster operation with grass.mapcalc

I need to iteratively add each raster map of viewshed analysis obtained from a series of single observer locations. For this i used grass.mapcalc with Python (GRASS 7 for Windows). However, my ...
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Integrated viewshed analysis

I need to do integrated viewshed analysis of a target with several observer locations. I am going to use r.viewshed analysis function in GRASS. With this function, it is possible to perform analysis ...
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How to enable GRASS-modules in QGIS?

I have the latest QuantumGIS-1.9.0-master from Github with python-modules support and full GRASS-integration (GRASS-4.6.3-RC2) on Linux. When opening the GRASS-tools plugin, it only displays six ...
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Grass r.mapcalc generates 1 cell map

I'm a GIS student and in my project I need to generate vegetation indexes. I've generated it succesfully yesterday using both python2.7 and grass gui .I'm using WinGRASS-6.5.svn-r54428-453 on Win7. ...
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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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How to correctly install QGIS with plugins and GRASS-integration from source?

I'm running a Sabayon GNU/Linux (based on Gentoo) at my home desktop system and I want to install Quantum-GIS. I'm currently using the qgis-1.7.0-package from the repositories. But this is somehow ...
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How to install GDAL/OGR with GRASS vector support?

The GRASS 6.4.3Svn for Windows that i have in my machine does not have GDAL/OGR support. Is there any library (libgrass) for Windows to add into existing GRASS installation. If not, how to build or ...
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OGR Python bindings

When I try to access one of the GRASS vector files through Python OGR bindings, it gives error: Here is the script code in Python 2.7.3 IDLE (GUI) in Windows 7. from osgeo import ogr ds = ...
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How do I repair NVIZ error: 'Can't find a usable init.tcl'?

How do I repair the following problem: The error occurred while I was trying to run NVIZ in the GRASS environment in QGIS. NVIZ however runs perfectly in GRASS. On checking the directories ...
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Calling GRASS functions from external Python

I have GRASS 6.4.3svn installed in my machine running Windows 7. Also in my machine i installed Python 2.7.3 for Windows.Now i need to call GRASS libraries from Python and not within the Python shell ...
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Error when importing vector layer into GRASS

I am trying to import a vector layer into GRASS, but I keep receiving the same error. The values in the vector layer are important because I would like to use them to create a heatmap. What could I ...
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How to create a heatmap using values?

How do I create a 'heatmap' in QGIS based on the values of the different points? I did do this once before with rainfall, but can't remember how!
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v.dissolve to multipolygon

Using v.dissolve in GRASS, I'd like to get a multipolyon as a result. However, I end up with distinct polygons with the same 'dissolve value.' For example; lets assume I have two polygon features ...
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How to calculate distances in a point sequence?

I'm looking for help calculating the distance between a sequence of points that are in a single Shapefile in QGIS. Below is what my data look like and a blank distance column I've added to show how ...
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d.rast.edit error when attempting to edit a raster

I always get an error when I try to edit cell values in a raster with the GrassGIS command „d.rast.edit“. The error under Windows XP/GrassGIS 6.4.3 says: Exception in thread Thread-29: Traceback ...
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Importing shapefile in grass

I have very simple shapefile, which consists of couple of polygons, and I wanted to snap boundaries automatically. Unfortunately qgis doesn't have such function, but grass has according this answer: ...
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How to delete rings automatically using QGIS/Grass

I'm cleaning up a (very) messy shapefile in QGIS/Grass. I now have several large polygons with numerous (100s) of small rings. Is there a quick and easy way to remove/ fill all these small rings. ...
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How to filter or query data in GRASS?

I have a PostGIS dataset with just over 2 million rows. Each row has a PostGIS geometry point value and several attributes. I'd like to do some analysis on certain subsets of the data, but I can't ...
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Converting a .jpg map into a shapefile

I have a .jpg map of a set of U.S. counties that were affected by a tornado. The map shades where the tornado passed through, resulting in some counties only partially experiencing the tornado. I ...
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GRASS-QGIS Linking error

I need few customizations over grass and would use qgis gui for accessing grass. I am building qgis with grass enabled (WITH_GRASS=TRUE). While I am doing that I get the following. Any help is greatly ...
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How to recategorize features in GRASS by geometry, like the ArcGIS Sort tool?

The ArcGIS Sort tool creates a new feature class with features sorted by geometry. For example, it can number features IDs from north to south, etc. Is there a way to renumber the cat field in a GRASS ...
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Generalize large polygon-file

I have a large polygone file with landuse information (6 classes). Its vectorised from a raster classification so the polygons are all angular. Any of my tries to generalize with v.generalize (sneaks, ...
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How to compile QGIS with GRASS on Ubuntu?

I am on Ubuntu building qgis with grass plugin. I have build grass code separately and used --prefix to provide the path GRASS_PREFIX is /usr/local/grass-6.4.2 and GRASS_INCLUDE_DIR is ...