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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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GRASS GIS - v.select- ERROR: bad allocation -

I'm quite new to Grass GIS. I have two vector maps, one of a grid (each grid cell is a polygon) and one of a much larger polygon. I've been trying to select the grid cells that lie completely within ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to set opacity for GRASS layers using command line?

In the process of learning GRASS, I am finding that I can learn many of the command-line methods that I need for scripting tasks from using the wxGUI, as it conveniently shows most of the underlying ...
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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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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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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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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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saga & grass configuration in sextante (ubuntu)

I have some trouble in running saga and grass algorithms in sextante. When I double click it appears a pop-up saying: Missing dependency.This algorithm cannot be run :-( This algorithm requires SAGA ...
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How to access nodes of a line network by using programming?

I have been given a manually digitized drainage (stream) network that needs ordering based on some rules (purely based on that single vector layer). I have built and cleaned the topology (removed ...
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Combining Geological Grids

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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GRASS - v.clean Conflation - How to snap a layer to a base layer

Someone told me in this post that GRASS GIS can handle multilayer topology, what I have not found any information about. I am not a specialist of GRASS GIS so I would need help with that if its really ...
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splitting a lines layer using points

I'm looking to accomplish a similar task to this thread: How to split a line at point positions? Using QGIS and the Processing and GRASS toolboxes available, I'm looking to split a vector layer ...
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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 ...
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GRASS algorithm r.los does not produce raster

After running the r.los algorithm through QGIS 2.0, I'm getting a 'Problem loading output layers' box which gives the following message: Oooops! The following output layers could not be open Output ...
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Error using “r.los” in QGIS

I am not a "computer person". So -- I don't know what this error message means. I found this question and answer for this same problem, but the solution did not work for me, dammit. GRASS algorithm ...
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How to interpolate a point vector layer inside a boundary (polygon layer) QGIS/GRASS/SAGA?

I have a to create a heatmap of water temperatures inside a lake for which I have sample points. The map should look much like the climate maps generated by climate change models. I have the ...
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problems using GRASS v.net and v.net.allpairs

I am using GRASS 6.4.3, and I am trying to use it to do network analysis. I have a line shapefile and a point shapefile, and here is my code(I take v.net.allpairs as my reference): v.net tc_bf25 ...
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problems using v.net.allpairs

I am using GRASS 6.4.3, and I am trying v.net.allpairs to do network analysis. I have a line shapefile and a point shapefile, and after I use v.net.allpairs, I type the command d.vect network, and I ...
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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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“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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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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Adding a GRASS module manually in QGIS (Mac OS X)?

I am trying to add a precompiled non-standard GRASS module to QGIS 2.0.1 (MAC OS 10.9.1, using the binaries by Kyngchaos). Adapting the instructions here ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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?

As my title, 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 ...
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How to identify line intersection in QGIS when I have more than 2 lines?

I am trying to identify where overlaps exist between multiple shapefiles. I would use the intersect tool, but it only allows me to intersect two layers. I have over one hundred individual line ...
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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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In GRASS in QGIS, what do I do if “NVIZ module not found”?

I was a on a Windows system using GRASS in QGIS when the error below occurred. NVIZ module not found I wonder how I can solve this problem?
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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. ...