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 visualize a point cloud in 3D with GRASS?

I'm new with qgis and grass so I'm sorry if there is a straightforward answer for this question but I can't seem to get it done. I've imported a pointcloud into qgis from a datafile. Now i'd like to ...
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G_realloc: unable to allocate 46320000 bytes of memory while managing large .xyz through v.in.ascii

I tried to convert large (~180MB) .xyz file into vector through v.in.ascii in QGIS Brighton (2.6.0) Grass plugin (it should be Grass version 6.4.3). The "primitive registration" stage lasted very long ...
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How to rasterize a vector map?

I am looking for a way to create a raster grid from a vector map. I have a map consisting of shapefiles which I want to export as a raster with UTM coordinates. I was thinking of something using the ...
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How calculate pixel by pixel the mode (statistic) of multiple rasters (geotiff)?

I have 12 land cover maps, and I would like to calculate the mode to each pixel of the 12 maps (they have the same resolution and dimension). I mean, the final map would be the mode for each pixel of ...
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QGIS – Raster Calculator: Using flat (no data) areas of an aspect-raster in the raster calculator

I´m playing around with the Raster tools, following more or less the qgis-tutorial but using my own data. When I calculate the aspect of a DEM, flat areas are (logically) left without data. However, ...
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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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Splitting lines at a specified distance and add attribute

I have used QChainage to create points along a line every meter. What I am ultimately looking for, is to split the line layer along this point into segments with the chainage distance as an attribute. ...
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Trouble importing NumPy in GRASS. Architecture

I can't get GRASS to work on my system, and after doing some digging I think it is related to me using 64-bit python. I'm not really sure. I get this message... This module requires the ...
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Shell/GRASS: Exit loop upon raster value

I am running a loop from a shell script in GRASS GIS 7. Basically, values are subtracted from a raster in each step. I want the script to stop/exit if any of the raster values is 0 or less. Is there a ...
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Execute Spyder within Grass GIS

I'm using GRASS Gis with a small Python script. Is there a way (for windows users) to use the sypder ide within grass? I looked at http://grasswiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Tools_for_Python_programming but ...
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GRASS Gis v 6.4.4. KeyError: 'version' when start

When I try to start the GRASS it gives me the following error GRASS 6.4.4 (Hellas):~ > ERROR: MAPSET Hellas - permission denied Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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GRASS 7.0.0beta3 / statistics change after TIF import?

I'm new to this forum, and pretty much a beginner with GRASS (7.0.0beta3 installed atm). So my question is the following: Statistics (mean, min, max) change quite a lot after importing a .TIF grid ...
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setting null values to 0 Landsat 8 Grass 7.1

I am working with Landsat8 images and need to run the albedo function in Grass 7.1.svn. In order to do this, I need to set the null values to 0 to eliminate the black border around the images. This ...
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How to import and layer stack seperate ndvi bands to grass gis?

I have 20 separate single band NDVI files. I have to import this into GRASS and stack them into a single 20 band image. How can I do that?
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Hydropower Calculation

I have assigned the elevation and the volume flow to each point at a river (with v.to.db and v.what.rast). Now I want to calculate the Elevation difference between each pair of points and then ...
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How to load “soil types” in QGis?

I want to show soil transmissivity per pixel. Thus, I determine water holding capacity of each pixel (ignored other effective parameters). Respectively, I wonder, What is the soil data format and How ...
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r.composite gives blank image output in GRASS GIS

While running r.composite in GRASSGIS GUI command the image formed looks absolutely blank. The data I used is listed here below. IRS-LISS III Multispectral coverages. (i.e. band 2, 3 and 4 for Blue, ...
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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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Assessing Flood Hazard Risk Zones using DEM

My Question: What is the best effective way to quickly estimate flood hazard risk areas using DEM data? Ideally I am looking for guidance to move forward and perform this process over large areas ...
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How to calculate “water accumulated in each cell” using QGis?

I create channel network and catchment area from a DEM with SAGA GIS. I know that flow is starting from a cell to an other cell. Firstly, a cell is filled with water and then it is starting to flow ...
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Horton Stream Order as Category for r.fixed.segmetpoints with GRASS?

I'm working with Grass GIS. I want to use v.segment to set discrete, equidistant Streampoints (starting from each mouth). Since the water network is too large, it is impossible to define the rules ...
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How to decide when flood started depending on the rainfall data?

I created a raster with the point values (mm) of rainfall data by interpolation in the raster menu. So I have a raster rainfall data and a DEM. With this rainfall data and a DEM corresponding to ...
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Harvesting pixels using GRASS GIS

having a binary raster map of pixels of interest, a road network, and a target point, my goal is to get a raster map with network pixels having as value the number of pixels of interest they allow to ...
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Isochrone driving/public transport map : Grass or postgis?

I have to do Isochrone driving / public transport map. It would seem that the two better open-source solutions are grass and postgis. Could you tell me which one is the better? the easier to ...
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Calculate River Runoff Volume (Q) with GRASS

I want to calculate Hydropower between points at a River. I already created a Rivernetwork and the Accumulationmap (without weighting) with r.watershed. My next Step was to set equivalent points along ...
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GRASS 7.1 (dev.) i.landsat.toar error

I am working with Landsat 8 image acquired in 2014. I am trying to convert the raw image (DN) to Top Of Atmosphere Reflectance/Radiance (i.landsat.toar) in Grass 7.1 (still under development). The ...
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tutorial for deriving solar insolation estimates from high resolution Digital surface model

I want to estimate solar insolation using grass gis. I have a high resolution DSM generated from Large Format Digital camera.Being a novice in this field i Would like to have a tutorial and steps to ...
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How can I fill the category field in a raster using GRASS

I have a tiff file with land use data. The land use class in in the value field, but the label field is empty. Now I want to find out which is the area covered by each land use class, but GRASS does ...
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automatic extraction of dtm using grass gis

i have generated dsm using erdas lps tool which is in img format. i want to import this file in grass gis and extract dtm. can you please tell me how to input the data , in which format it should be, ...
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What is the background processing of rainfall thresholding?

I want to create a flood map using Quantum GIS. First of all I create catchment area (flow accumulation). Then, I delineate a Channel Network by applying a threshold to flow accumulation. So I want to ...
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How to visualize insolation rasters over color orthophoto in grass

I have generated insolation time raster map using DSM, slope, aspect for day 100 and time 10.95 hrs using r.sun module in grass. The output insolation raster map (color table) i want to overlay on ...
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Determining gradient of road segment

I've a shapefile of roads data. It contains information about terrain of road segments, i.e., hilly, flat, undulating, etc. I want to determine gradient of every road segment. I know this might ...
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How to change the Map Units in Grass?

because v.segment measures all offsets in map units, i have to change it. (I want to put all of 50 meters a point) So I checked g.proj -p: -PROJ_UNITS------------------------------------------------ ...
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problem with running raster calculator in grassgis

When I was trying to do NDVI with grassGIS I faced a problem. I cannot run the raster calculation. When I looked to the command console I see that (Sat Feb 21 12:41:58 2015) r.mapcalc ddes = ( ...
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How to create a mosaic in QGIS with cutline and feathering for Landsat-8 imagery

1 - I have two scenes Landsat-8 RGB 6/5/4 and I need to mosaic them: 2- This is my cutline in polygon format that will smooth the overlapping area: 3 - So, I need to create a mosaic with ...
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Color polygon centroid according to attribute value in GRASS

I have many polygons in GRASS and want to color them according to their T-value. I can use v.colors and define a color table. That works fine when I plot the areas of the polygons. However, I would ...
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Overlaying of raster in GRASS for visualization?

I have generated insolation time rasters map in grass using r.sun module. How to overlay insolation time rasters over DSM depicting the color table for visualization?
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Export of group = multiband raster to another format not works in GRASS

I am really new in GRASS and my question is really basic but I dont realize where I am wrong. I have a set of single layers in my PERMANENT from some Landsat images (1 landsat = 7 one layer ...
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How to change GRASS language within QGIS?

I use GRASS plugin inside QGIS on Japanese version of windows 7 x64. As I start GRASS tools, all the content show in English but when I try to execute a tool, tools option dispalys in Japanese ...
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Export GRASS raster as GeoTiff : nodata values exported as -nan (what happens in R?)

I am using the package raster to work with GeoTiff raster files which I expoerted from GRASS using r.out.gdal. GRASS assigned the value -nan to some raster files (type FLOAT32) for missing values. ...
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Can QGIS or GRASS convert layer files to shapefiles?

Should I be downloading QGIS or GRASS? I want the program with the most features. Most importantly, I have a lot of .lyr files. Can either of these softwares convert to shp and if so, how can I do ...
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Discrete Waterpoints with Grass

I've been working with Grass GIS for about two months. I have to develop a method for the identification of target regions of small hydropower plants. Boundary conditions are a predetermined minimum ...
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GRASS GIS: Network analysis doesn't work correctly

I got a problem with the Network Analysis function v.net.iso in GRASS. I tried it so many times but the function doesn't work correctly. I tried to calculate isolines via the function v.net.iso, based ...
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Raster Mosaicking GRASS Issue

I have a project where I have to download DEMs from USGS and mosaic them. So I downloaded them from EarthExplorer and imported them into GRASS. When I start the GUI version of r.patch using the ...
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Is it possible to generate a boustrophedon pattern which fill a vector Region with GRASS?

Every thing is in the title... I have a vector region in GRASS. And I would like to generate a vector (a polyline) beeing the bostrophedon pattern which fill this region. In the picture bellow, I ...
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LANDSAT 8 i.landsat.toar error GRASS 7

I am a bit new to GRASS, but I have managed to get a lot of good work done thus far. However, the following error is really throwing me off, because I can't find any help anywhere for it. I am using ...
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r.watershed outputs different depending on use of console and toolbox

I am returned two different outputs despite same input parameters from r.watershed depending on whether I run it from the console or from the GRASS toolbox. The threshold for both is 5000. They both ...
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r.water.outlet returning blank raster

I am trying to delineate a watershed using r.water.outlet. I have created a flow direction raster using r.watershed (threshold = 50) (cell size is 300m). I use this flow direction raster in ...
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many add-on don't works GRASS 6.4.3

I use GRASS 6.4.3 on windows 7 64 bit. GRASS has been installed with QGIS 2.6.1. I have added r.stream.* adds-on by SVN. For each add-on, messages of installation were : OK. But when I try the ...
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r.in.xyz doesn't work in GRASS

I have these LIDAR data *.xyz files (1st col x, 2nd col y, 3rd col z) 485000.16 6508997.48 1.84 485001.27 6508998.92 1.86 485001.02 6508996.68 1.85 485000.77 6508994.45 1.79 485000.52 6508992.19 1.79 ...