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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New QGIS install can't find GISBASE

At QGIS startup I get the message: "QGIS couldn't find your GRASS installation. Would you like to specify path (GISBASE) to your GRASS installation?" (Windows 7) No amount of rooting around the ...
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Fill holes with an area bigger of a specific value in a raster coverage

I want to fill some areas of a raster coverage with a value of my choice. Those areas now contain NODATA values. So, they look like holes in my coverage. I know I could use r.clump function of GRASS, ...
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How to batch interpolate many shp´s to DEM

Here´s the problem: I have about 40 shapefiles of contourlines (type line) and I need to interpolate them to create DEM's (tiff, or better some grid format). To do so, some batch scripting would be ...
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Delineating catchments using GRASS GIS?

I am trying to delineate catchment using GRASS. Can anybody point me to "easy to understand" type of notes for GRASS? Will appreciate any help.
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Grass 6 extension installation in Grass 7 error

I am trying to install the extension r.roughness from the Grass 6 repository, but in Grass 7. When trying g.extensions, the error "make: * No rule to make target ...
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How to build effective heat-maps?

Using ArcGIS, QuantumGIS, Grass, and/or GVSIG What are some of the tools and processes involved in building effective heat maps? What are the plugins involved? What are the major data requirements? ...
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GRASS 6.4.3 installed with QGIS not working

I'm new to QGIS and GRASS. I'm trying to do an image classification and it seems that the method I need is not within the GRASS toolbox in the QGIS . So I decided to use the standalone GRASS version ...
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QGIS 2.2 freezes when I select a Grass command via Processing toolbox

I'm on Ubuntu 13.10, and I have never been able to get the Grass plugin to work in QGIS 2.2 via the Processing toolbox. As soon as I select any Grass command, QGIS locks up, no menu appears. I then ...
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Select polygons that do not intersect any other polygon using QGIS, GRASS, SAGA or R

I would like to select the polygons of the layer below that do not intersect with any other polygon (within the same layer). How can I do this using QGIS, GRASS, SAGA or R?
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Connecting Grass with R

I need help to connect R with Grass. In RStudio when I send the line: loc <- initGRASS("C:/Program Files/R/R-3.1.0/bin/i386", home=tempdir(), override=TRUE) It says: Error in ...
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Create a common scale for different raster layers in GRASS, SAGA or QGIS

I have a number of layers that represent the temperature variability of the water in a lake. They have been generated trough interpolation and have different values as they represent temperatures ...
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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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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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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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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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How to find dead-ends in a road network

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 Arc ...
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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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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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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 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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QGIS is not able to find GRASS. Choose the path of installation folder of GRASS

I've downloaded and then correctly installed QGIS 1.7.4 for windows (Win 7 64bit is my version) in C:\Programs\Quantum GIS. But everytime I start QGIS this popup appear: "QGIS is not able to find the ...
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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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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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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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GRASS module g.mapset can't create new mapsets from outside

I use pyscripter to control GRASS from outside. I want to create a new mapset named water. Here's my script to generate new mapset, import os import sys #set up GRASS environment variables ...
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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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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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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 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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Printing a label from a point layer attribute on a raster layer (GRASS)

I am interpolating with boundaries using v.surf.idc in GRASS. It works wonderfully and I fully recommend it. I am creating an animation and I use v.surf.idc to generate sequential interpolated raster ...
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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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The same error message shows up while running GRASS command

I'm using GRASS 6.4.3(installed with OSGeo4W) under Windows 8.1 x64. When I type commands in the command console below, I often face these problems: type command which has "space", like:g.list ...
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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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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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Grass - How to add average elevation of line features to a new colum

I have a shape file with 3-D (contour) lines. The vertices of any single line may have tiny differences in the z-value (elevation). Ho can I create a new column "ele" and fill it with the average ...
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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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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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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 ...