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 in running r.sim.water

I am trying to run the r.sim.water in GRASS. I have calculated the partial derivatives dx and dy rater map using r.slope.aspect. I am using this elevation map [1] to get the time-series depth map. But ...
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GRASS convert raster to points

I have tried to convert a raster to points using this syntax: r.to.vect input=g_kelowna_merged@kelowna_mapset output=g_kelowna_points feature=point I have tried using the GRASS interface in QGIS and ...
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Problem in running r.slope.aspect in GRASS

I am new to GRASS GIS, and have been trying to use the r.slope.aspect function to find out the slope, dx and dy rater map from an elevation map(512*512)[1]. But I am getting the following output: ...
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Change GRASS module default parameter

I´m new to Qgis and GRASS. I need to change the default parameter skip of the module r.to.vect.lines, from its default value of 10 to 1.How can I do this? r.to.vect.lines [-v] input=name output=name ...
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Default horizonstep in r.sun

I am working on software suite to create some geoscience models on Digital Elevation Models. Part of the process is to calculate the Insolation Time and Global Irradiance using r.sun. We are running ...
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How can I extract a smooth river network with QGIS & GRASS?

I´m working with Qgis 2.6.1 and GRASS. I have used the r.watershed module to create a flow accumulation map. With r.mapcalc I have extracted the river network, then i´m using r.thin to thin out to a ...
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Simulate water runoff to get water height over each pixel of DEM

Here is my problem that I am trying to deal with. I have given a height map of around 512X512 resolution(It is Geo-referenced and I have the meta-data for this). And I have given that this area ...
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3d vector and geometry operations in open-source GIS

There is some really good open-source software available to work with 2D vectors. For example QGIS has operations like buffer / clip / dissolve / select by location / join attributes by location... ...
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GRASS Zero-Crossing Edge Detection

I have a classification of vegetation communities across a landscape in a .tif format. I wanted to use the GRASS Zero-Crossing Edge Detection tool in QGIS to help define boundaries between my ...
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Second order rectification display problems

I'm using GRASS 7.0 to geo-rectify oblique images taken from a fixed altitude and using RTK-GPS data as a GCP (as a vector file) for the process. The survey area is very small and flat, so I'm not ...
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How to create line segments between pairs of pixels in a raster?

I want to draw several lines between pixels (please see the image below) according to some criteria : First Criterion: The distance between 2 pixels is less than 2000m and greater than 500m ...
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Grass r.out.gdal, wrong values when importing to QGis

I have a problem with export/import functionalities between Grass and QGis. I create a raster file in Grass (with r.wind.sun, but that most likely does not matter) It has the following properties: ...
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How to combine the content of several mapsets into one new mapset in GRASS.?

I have some mapsets and i want to assemble them into one new mapset and have everything into it. How do i do it?
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Calculating Odd and Even side of road using PyQGIS and GRASS

I'm trying to programmatically and automatically assign odd and even sides of a road to number homes using QGIS and GRASS. I noticed this other post, which gives a solution using PostGIS and I have ...
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Preprocessing GeoEye-1 in GRASS iatcorr

I am trying to do a study on land use change using three high-res images of an area from three sources (Quickbird, GeoEye-1, WV-3). I have managed to calibrate the Quickbird data using QGIS raster ...
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Least cost path analysis : a lot of sources and destinations

I'm working on a 15*10 km area, splatted in a 50*50 m cell grid. I want to compute the time needed to travel from a single starting point to each cell centroid, combining driving and walking time. I ...
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Why do GRASS' NC dataset and USGS' CONUS dataset coordinates disagree?

In the course of trying to figure out a specific data extraction task, I'm trying to understand the coordinate system used by GRASS. For a while, I'd been working with elevation data near Raleigh, NC, ...
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How to process a big number of raster outputs with r.series?

I am new to python and QGIS. I'm trying to take some simple operations (e.g. count, average) over a big number of raster maps from a python script. I'm using the "r.series" algorithm (from processing) ...
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How to find the path after “cannot find module” message when I try to use grass tools in qgis [closed]

I use mac and when I try to use grass modules in qgis (brighton) I get a "cannot find module" message.
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How to activate GRASS GIS 7 plugin in QGIS 2.8?

Apparently, my linux ubuntu setup of QGIS doesn't contain grass gis, although when I initially installed it last week I added grass gis to the command line. Anyway, I typed in once again and installed ...
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GRASS GIS : ScriptError : Unable to fetch interface description for command 'd.rast'

I'm new to GRASS GIS (6.4.3) and I'm trying to use the r.watershed command. I imported the GTOPO30 DEM in tiff format, but I can't display it. I get the following Script Error: "Unable to fetch ...
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GRASS make local relief error

While using/trying to make a local relief in GRASS with the plugin r.local.relief i stumble across a error. ERROR: G_realloc: unable to allocate 15000000 bytes of memory at ...
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How to merge two rasters when are on the same place

I have two rasters in GRASS GIS. first : raster of DMR, raster picture of relief - created from high values second : raster of buildings where pixels of every building have value of high of this ...
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Grass functions (for example, r.li) on QGIS Processing Toolbox

I need to know if it is possible to add other functions, such as r.li to Processing Toolbox. Thanks.
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Is this error “invalid context…fatal error” due to GRASS GIS bug or the system?

Copy of error message that appears in the terminal (Macbook Pro, OS X 10.9.5): MacBook-Pro.local Python[2653] :CGContextRestoreGState: invalid context 0x0. This is a serious error. This ...
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Is there any way to add the Origin ID in the isolines calculations (GRASS GIS)?

I would like to ask whether there is anyway in to add the OriginID in the calculations of the Isolines (v.net.iso) in GRASS Gis. The calculations are a bit useless if they only include the cost ...
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How to get mean geographic direction of a polygon in QGIS?

I have a raster height model and would like to calculate the horizontal geographic direction (north, east, etc. - orientation) of each cell, then calculate then the mean value of all these cells in ...
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How to create custom color ramp using “r.colors” GRASS GIS function?

I am trying to assign a raster/grid a custom color palette in GRASS using the "r.colors" function. r.colors map=Consensus_BRT_RCP85 colors=rules This allows me to input my rules for my color ...
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Is it possible to use d.nviz in QGIS 2.8.2?

I read that this algorithm belongs to GRASS 7 only but GRASS 7 doesn't work in QGIS (Missing dependencies). How do I do that? By the way I want a raster animation with time. And d.nviz can help with, ...
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Shortest Path Matrix with QGIS/GRASS

I signed up just a minute ago, because I am working on my Master's thesis and could not find a working solution for the following problem: I am analyzing Germany's high voltage electricity grid. I ...
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Calculate cover loss between years using r.mapcalc

I am working on forest cover raster data for 2 years and am interested in areas with >5% loss in forest cover. I am pretty new in GRASS GIS, so any suggestions for how to create a difference map of ...
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How to calculate mean aspect in circular statistics?

Measurements of angles (e.g. compass bearings, aspect) are circular in nature (e.g. 0 and 360 degrees coincide) and therefore cannot be meaningfully described by ordinary arithmetic means. I have a ...
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Losing polygons when importing shapefile in GRASS

I have a complicated mapinfo .tab file of wildland urban interface zones. They are represented as polygons. I am importing into GRASS using the following command: v.in.ogr -c dsn="C:....path" ...
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Sophisticated generation and calculation of Vector entities from Raster Data?

The first image below is shown a raster wish represents the altitude value. I created this raster by applying this process, bu using this process we can manually select an upper and lower area (so 2 ...
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Extracting area from DEM Raster?

After applying constraints to the DEM I polygonised the raster (using GRASS r.to.vect.area) The result is shown below with a lot of vector with resolution = [30 * 30] Is there any solution to make ...
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Projection change in QGIS after import & export in Grass

I'm working on an application written with Grass command in python and I have a projection problem. First I create a location with belgian lambert 72 (EPSG:31370) in Grass 7.0. After importing all ...
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Can GRASS compute the line graph representation of an input graph?

I'm interested in computing a line graph for an input graph, preferably in GRASS since I'll be using other GRASS network analysis tools afterwards. I couldn't find any reference to line graphs in the ...
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Import BigTiff files in Grass

I am trying to import a raster (geotiff) in Grass with size of 64 GB . It makes me an error like this: ERROR 4: This is a BigTIFF file. BigTIFF is not supported by this version of GDAL and libtiff. ...
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DEM with bathymetric contour lines in GRASS

I am trying to create a DEM from a bathymetric contour lines. Contours are in vector format and the elevation value is negative. To create the surface I have converted the contours in raster (v.to ...
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How to have newly added lines split existing lines where they intersect, using QGIS

I have a line shapefile where the lines form a closed polygon. Using QGIS (2.8 on OSX 10.7) I would like to add lines to the layer, basically splitting the polygon into quadrants. Then, I will need ...
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Duplicated vertices in contour features of GRASS?

I use GRASS to produce contours from DEM (r.contours for SRTM rasters). They looks fine, but most of the line features occures to be duplicated; i.e. verticies duplicated. Here are pictures of output ...
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Looping inside r.mapcalc in GRASS GIS

I have a Land Cover classification map that I created from 2m resolution multispectral imagery and I am trying to downsample the results to a 20m resolution class map. The climate in question is ...
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How to create shadows of buildings with r.sunmask?

I need to create image-raster with shadow of relief and shadow of buildings in one. I know how to create shadow of relief but how i can create shadow of buildings with r.sunmask? I dont know how from ...
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GRASS GIS r.slope.aspect write errors

I am running into an error running r.slope.aspect I have never seen before. When I run it, I get the following output: r.in.gdal complete. Raster map <dem> created. WARNING: map [slope] - ...
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Migrating from ArcGIS to gdal

I would like to collect a table of equivalent or close enough gdal based functions to replace ArcGIS functions (esp in spatial analyst). Are there functions available using gdal to perform the ...
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Move Landsat 7 Image in Grass 7

I got 2 landsat 7 images from the same place but different date of adquisition, image A is well placed, but image B is shifted about 1500 meters east and 14700 meters north. I need to use both images ...
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How to use d.* from a python/bash script in GRASS GIS 7.0?

Do d.* commands from GRASS GIS 7.0 run from a python script? I'm trying with this code: import grass.script as grass grass.run_command('d.mon', start="wx3", resolution = '1') ...
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Adding GeoEye1 sensor to grass i.atcorr

Following the instructions, I've updated the iwave.h and iwave.cpp files using the official spectral responses from DigitalGlobe (In the iwave.h file I don't know if it's necessary to use more ...
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Error using grass script v.lidar.edgedetection

I'm in trouble with the grass script v.lidar.edgedetection. When I try to filter an xyz format dsm the script starts but at the end of it an error message appears (see attached image). Somebody ...
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solar radiation r.sun

I have a dsm and dem for an area. When I try to run r.sun module to calculate solar radiation I receive this error message in the picture. This problem does not occour when I don input slope and ...