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 remove small areas without reducing borders

I'm having a problem where I am overlaying two maps to create a new kind of map with the data conjoined. In general this is good, but I need to remove the smaller areas from it. For the interior ...
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Can QGIS alone can be used without installing grass?

can QGIS alone can be used without installing grass? i want to use functions of grass and i am not interested to create mapset and all. just with raster and vector files, i want to study temporal ...
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Producing gradients between shapefiles and using original boundarys as isoclines (lines)

to produce a bathmertical map of a river bed I draw shapefiles showing the different depths based on satellite images taken during different tidal levels (deepest, 2nd deepest, 3rd deepest, shore ...
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Adding time stamps to animation slides with OSS tools

I would like to create an animation with time lapse values printed on the PNG file. For this purpose I have created in QGIS a vector layer that stores timestamp and temperature value pairs for various ...
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How to mask the images in GRASS

I have MODIS NDVI images, which needs to be masked with VI_Quality. I am using GRASS software and executing GRASS commands using shell scripts. I need to perform raster calculation (multiplication) ...
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GRASS module g.mremove returns irrational outputs

I want to use g.mremove to remove multiple files in my mapset, import os import sys sys.path.append(os.path.join(os.environ['GISBASE'], 'etc', 'python')) import grass.script as g import ...
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GRASS module g.copy returns irrational outputs

I took this as reference, Moving raster to different mapset GRASS GIS, and I use pyscripter to use GRASS module g.copy from outside, import os import sys #set up GRASS environment variables ...
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vector file is used by two mapsets at a time in grass gis

i want to study about vector processing.if a vector file is used by two mapsets at a time, which one will be saved first and why.if a team want to work on the same set of shape files, what is the ...
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How to create a time series with a NetCDF raster from Ensembles E-OBS using GDAL, R, GRASS GIS or SAGA GIS

I downloaded a NetCDF file that contains daily precipitation values from 1-1-1950 to 30-6-2013. The raster has 23191 bands. http://eca.knmi.nl/download/ensembles/download.php My goal is to analyze ...
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How to number points along a line consecutively

I have a line and along this line I have different points which are max. 20m away from that line. Now I would like to number the points along the line, like shown in the grafic. Any suggestions how to ...
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Why my python script of r.watershed has no output?

I type those code in pyscripter, import os import sys #set up GRASS environment variables sys.path.append(os.path.join(os.environ['GISBASE'], 'etc', 'python')) import grass.script as g import ...
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No data appears when using gdal_calc.py but source had data values

I'm in the process of calculating topographic exposure using a mix of GDAL, grass, R and python in Windows. I need to process a very large tiff file using the following calculation: ...
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Better ways to check if GRASS r.water.outlet works out fine output

I use my python script to call GRASS module r.water.outlet from outside, and here's my script(I perform this script in pyscripter): import os import sys #set up GRASS environment variables ...
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Convert 800 .hdf4 files to Tiff using GRASS/QGIS/SAGA/GDAL/R

I've have MODIS ndvi data (MODIS_Grid_16 days NDVI) from the iberian peninsula, from February of 2000 to August of 2012 (really big data). How do I batch convert about 800 .hdf MODIS files to .tif ? ...
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Difference between python IDLE and eclipse on accessing GRASS

I have seen these posts:GRASS and Python, Using Eclipse to develop GRASS Python programs. I used to use python IDLE to control GRASS, but I can't make python and GRASS connected, as I described in ...
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How to process MODIS ndvi data using QGIS/GRASS/R?

I have MODIS ndvi data (MODIS_Grid_16 days NDVI) from the iberian peninsula (3 tiles), from February of 2000 to August of 2012 (really big data). I want to know how to deal with this kind of files. My ...
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Defining the boundary of a catchment area

I digitized contour lines from topographic maps and created a DEM. With the DEM, I estimated the boundary of a catchment area. Estimated positional accuracy of topographic maps is RMSE = 65 m, with a ...
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Matching two point clouds without loss (nearest neighbor, but more complicated)

I have two point clouds, one with demographic and one with electoral data. Points in both clouds represent the same empirical entity (say, a village, or an urban neighbourhood), but are not in the ...
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How to increase resolution of 3D image in GRASS NVIZ

I am trying to make 3D visualization of terrain data and orthophoto using GRASS NVIZ via QGIS. I have been able to import both the DTM and the orthophoto in NVIZ window and successfully draped the ...
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Problem with python script to control GRASS GIS from outside - How to import grass.script under Win 8.1?

I am working with GRASS 6.4.3 and python 2.7.6 under WIN 8.1. I am a novice with computer science and coding, and I have seen many posts including those:Is it possible to use GRASS GIS in Python ...
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RuntimeError from r.viewshed in graphic modeler

after using r.los in QGIS want to switch to r.viewshed in GRASS GIS 7. i need to do a lot of viewshed analysis form given points of a vectorlayer. if i try to add r.viewshed to the graphic modeler i ...
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QGIS-Processing GRASS-tools don't work

When I try to use the processing grass tools like r.series I always get the following messege. I deinstalled QGis and reinstalled the program totally fresh without success.
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Can one batch-automate the creation of QGIS heatmaps?

I have 4k point shapefiles, from which I would like to generate heatmap TIFFs using the QGIS heatmap plugin (or a functional equivalent featuring triweigth, radius and cell size selection). Is there ...
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How to do the loop when using GRASS module r.water.outlet?

I have seen this post:Watershed Analysis with GRASS, and I have a .txt file which contains coordinates of many points, and I want to use r.water.outlet to get basin area of each point. I type the ...
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QGIS cannot open output layers

I have problem with QGIS 2.0.1. Everytime I run tool from SAGA or GRASS, I get exactly the same error, for example: Oooops! The following output layers could not be open Channel Network: ...
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Grass 7 voronoi vertices error

I tried the voronoi diagram for area function and got the message "ERROR: Found 0 vertices" - any suggestion ?
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Snap points to line and calculate chainage using Open source GIS

I have a line layer (representing a pipeline) and a points layer (representing valves) and I would like to calculate the chainage of the valves along the pipeline. I assume that I would first need ...
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r.shaded.relief plugin on a DEM layer

I loaded a raster digital elevation map from the DEM explorer website. I defined the projection and created a mapset. I then loaded the raster file into GRASS with the r.in.gdal plugin to create a DEM ...
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95 percent volume contour

I generated, from point data, a kernel density map using GRASS, and I would like to identify the 95% volume contour in it. Is it possible in GRASS? Thank you
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Is there any GRASS command to measure the distance between a point in rastermap and another in vector map?

I have a question about WinGRASS 6.4.3. Is there any GRASS script command to measure the distance between a point in rastermap and another in vector map? I have a raster map and a vector map. Raster ...
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Creating contours for specific elevations

Input data: 1. an SRTM raster. 2. Point file of peaks. -Attributes contain ID, x, y, z and the elevation at which the peak is completely isolated from a neighboring peak. The output I want is a ...
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How to handle multiple space separator in Grass?

I try to load a Lidar point cloud in .xyz format to Grass (in QGIS 2.0.1). I tried to input the following options to the 'separator' field: tab, 'tab', '\t'. Just for the unlikely case that it ...
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Combining Geological Grids and extruding between them?

I have a situation where I have 3 Geological grids, each showing a different horizon + the Seabed Grid. I need to extrude between these grids in order to make the 3D polygon for the geological ...
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Interpolation using GRASS plugin in QGIS

I have been using the IDW interpolation tool through GRASS plugin in QGIS and the interpolation output I am getting is for the entire mapset region. My question is: Is there a possibiltity that we ...
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“System not initialized. Programmer forgot to call G_gisinit().” message when loading table into GRASS via QGis

I am trying to load a CSV table into Grass with v.in.asciifrom the interface of Qgis 2.0.1 on Windows XP. As the progress bar indicated 74% of the data already loaded, I got the message "System not ...
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GRASS v.generalize method=douglas not working as expected

I'm frustrated with v.generalize trying to simplify polygons. Those polygons stem from ArcGIS's raster to vector function (imported into GRASS from Shapefile), so they are pretty zigzag like this: ...
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QGIS GISBASE specify location

I am just a beginner at this QGIS and GRASS and I am using this QGIS 2.0.1 Dufour which throws a error at the startup that "QGIS couldn't find your GRASS installation. Would you like to ...
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v.edit break: how to loop through XY coordinates on using GRASS on Windows 7

Trying to follow the suggestions on this thread: splitting a lines layer using points However, how to do so in a windows environment using the GRASS command console is beyond me, so I'm attempting ...
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d.rast problem in GRASS command line

Update#1: @gene, thank you for your reply and I type d.mon in command line, getting a popout GUI look like this: I choose the top three flags(-l, -L, -p), and I got this: And I don't know what to ...
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g.list problem in GRASS command line

I am using GRASS 6.4.3 (installed with osGeo4w), and I have this question: As I type g.list, a function window will pop out, and all functions and results are fine. But when I type g.list rast, I got ...
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libfreetype-6.dll lost when using GRASS command line

Update#1: Following the instruction of Sorin Călinică, I have installed libfreetype-6.dll using the OSGeo4W Network Installer, and the command d.rast can launch successfully. I am using GRASS ...
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Multiply vector categories

I have imported a Vector map into GRASS GIS. There are some problems with the topology and some polygon areas overlap. I used 'v.clean' to break overlapping polygons and now I have multiple polygons ...
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How to iterate GRASS region definition?

I am using GRASS r.skyview command (v.7, Windows) to determine "urban canyon effect" on pollution due to the presence of buildings. The command nicely works, unfortunately I need to process a very ...
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How to import R-generated .gri/.grd raster files in GRASS?

I received data in .grd + .gri format, where the first one is a small text file and the second one (having the same name) is a binary file. I am unable to open them in GRASS/QGIS. Any hint ? Missing ...
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How to install grass addons when offline?

Can anyone tell me how can I install GRASS (v.7) addons on a windows PC when offline? I manually downloaded the files from http://svn.osgeo.org/grass/grass-addons/grass7/ and copied: - the .py file ...
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How to make GRASS and SAGA tools capable to use in QGIS?

I installed QGIS, GRASS and GDAL by OSGeo4w package, and as I finish the installation, I want to use GRASS tool, I face this problem: But I already installed GRASS and SAGA, how to make those tools ...
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Can't launch GRASS GIS 6.4.3 GUI on windows 8.1

As title, I downloaded GRASS GIS from this website: GRASS GIS - Home, and I choose winGRASS 6.4.3 standalone installer to download. After I installed, I click on its icon: I can't launch it even ...
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display 3D raster/vector in GRASS 7.0 from command line

I am using GRASS 7.0 on ubuntu linux 12.04 x64. I am working through some GRASS tutorials and am able to get a 3d raster to show up when I use the GUI. However, I cannot get the command line interface ...
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Cleaning shapefiles with islands in GRASS GIS

This may be very simple, but I'm new to GRASS GIS. I have a large shapefile containing global species ranges, which needs topological cleaning. I imported this into GRASS GIS 6.4.3 using v.in.ogr (a ...
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Creating square buffer in qgis

How can I create a buffer with square ends along a line segment in qgis? I've buffered lines using v.buffer in the GRASS plugin, but the -c option for square ends is not exposed in that interface. ...