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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Trying to extract arc information from a Suburb shapefile

I downloaded some shapefiles from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). It's basically showing a bunch of suburbs when I view the shapefile through a GIS tool. The GIS tool that I am using at ...
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Error in executing commands in GRASS GIS

I'm using Grass 6.4.3RC2. I have a problem because when I execute the command: r.radcov csv_file=cell_list_hataDEM_umts_amc_testTEST.csv dem_map-AlbSRTMdem@PERMANENT clutter_map=AlbClut@PERMANENT ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Converting Landsat8 DN to TOA reflectance for use in envi

I am used to working in envi, however my current version does not support Landsat8. I downloaded GRASS for the express purpose of converting Landsat8 DN to TOA reflectance for use/analysis in envi. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Elevation correction ASTER GDEM2 (+10m)

My ASTER GDEM2 has a average elevation error of -10m for my area. (I testet it using 90 defferential GPS reference points and compared it with old Topo25, SRTM, and GoogleMaps). I would like to ...
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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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How to export a GTiff with its GDAL colour table, in GRASS, which is suitable for Adobe Illustrator?

I've created a new raster in GRASS, starting from a dem and using the commands r.relief and r.shade. Now I would like to export this new raster as a georeferenced image and import it in Adobe ...
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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 ...
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How to split line at a specified distance and getting coordinates of start and end points of each line segment?

I tried v.split in GRASS: and my notebook ran a lot of time but showed this error:bad allocation, then I click "OK", and got nothing. Are there other ways to split lines?and I hope to get 2 new ...
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How to build a GRASS network with node IDs from the line dataset?

I have a dataset of street network links (line geometries). Each network link has a link id, start node id, and end node id attribute. I want to use this network in GRASS, so after importing the ...
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Looping for importing and interpolating a lot of LIDAR files?

I'm quite new to Grass Gis and I'm trying to make DEM (digital elevation model) for modelling flooding. I have 170 *.xyz files, which need to be scanned for extents (r.in.xyz -s input=...\filename.xyz ...
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QGIS 2.8 problem accessing GRASS commands

QGIS 2.8.1 Win7 64 bit installed with osgeo4w-setup. I’m trying to run GRASS commands on a LIDAR raster layer but I get the following message: Missing dependency.... GRASS not installed in your ...
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How can I calculate the vertical distance to the nearest water?

Summary: I would like to create a raster where each cell contains the vertical distance to the nearest water (a decent approximation would be acceptable). The problem is that I'm not sure how to go ...
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Command Grass in QGIS not work

When I use r.contour or other Grass commands in QGis, I have this error message. Why?
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hdf-eos5 file format import in grass

I want to import AURA-OMI ozone level3 data which is available from http://giovanni.gsfc.nasa.gov/giovanni/ .The data is in hdf5 format. The extension is .he5. Do anyone know how to import in grass. ...
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No such file or directory PERMANENT\\MYNAME from Python+Grass?

I have an existing Python script that processes raster images with Gdal / Numpy. Now I want to extend the script with Grass. The python script is developed on Windows 7 with Eclipse/Pydev. The script ...
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What's the best neighborhood size to smooth the ASTER GDEM v2, resampled at 1m res, in GRASS with r.neighbors?

Basing on your experience, what neighborhood size could be a good compromise to smooth the ASTER GDEM v2, resampled at 1m res, without affecting too much the edges and the valleys? I have to realize ...
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What's the right way to calculate the scale parameter value for r.relief in GRASS?

I have a little doubt about the way I should calculate the value of the "scale" parameter in the r.relief command in GRASS. In the description section of the r.relief page of the GRASS manual I read: ...
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Unexpected result converting a vector to a raster in GRASS 7.0.0

My purpose is to create a DEM raster in GRASS 7.0.0 starting from a shapefile containing contour lines. The attributes table has a field named QUOTE_INT containing the elevation as integer. I ...
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Running Grass7 in conda environment?

I have Anaconda Python Distribution (Python 3.4.3 :: Anaconda 2.1.0 (64-bit)) installed on Ubuntu 14.04. I would like to create a conda environment for running Grass 7. To do that I used: conda ...
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Performance difference between focal statistics (ArcGIS) and neighbor (GRAS or QGIS)

I tested minimum, maximum, and average neighbor (circle radius = 161 pixel) using ArcGIS, GRASS and QGIS: ArcGIS (10.1): it takes only one minute GRASS (6.4.3): it takes 123 minutes for every output ...
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GRASS GIS r.walk issue

I have been playing around with GRASS GIS to do a simple cost analysis of getting from point A to point B. I have a DEM clipped to the study area, a raster containing the friction costs, as well as ...
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How to smooth a shaded relief map created with the command r.relief in GRASS 7?

How can I smooth a shaded relief map created with the command r.relief in GRASS 7? I read about the plugin r.denoise but I can only find it for GRASS 6... Thanks in advance. Bryan
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Is there a max number of cells which r.surf.contour can interpolate in GRASS?

Nothing less, nothing more... I'm wondering if there's a max number of cells which r.surf.contour can interpolate in GRASS, because I have to interpolate a region of 24000 rows x 23000 columns but I ...
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Reading L1B ASTER in GRASS using r.in.aster

I'm having a problem getting an ASTER L1B to be read in GRASS using r.in.aster. The output the command shows this: (Wed Apr 8 17:49:03 2015) Command finished (1 sec) (Wed Apr 8 17:49:37 2015) ...
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Grass Processing tools via QGIS : v.clean snap, chdangle, and rmdangle

Using QGIS 2.6 Grass Processing tools, I'm trying to clean up topology on a water network layer. I noticed topological errors when first trying to break all lines on intersections using v.clean break. ...
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Is d.mon xN deprecated in GRASS in favor of something in the wxGUI?

I'm trying to learn command-line GRASS (6.4.3) using the KyngChaos binaries on a Mac (10.8.4) from Neteler and Mitasova's book, Open Source GIS: A GRASS GIS Approach (3rd ed.). I've learned from this ...
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Generate a raster with a uniform value using QGis

I'm working on a project using the qgis-modeler and i want generate a raster with a uniform value. i'm using r.surf.random function of GRASS which need min and max value but i want have only one ...
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Kriging on GRASS+R - cannot allocate vector of size 146.5 Mb

I'm trying to do a groundwater elevation map with an Ordinary Kriging on R, but always resulting on the lack of memory cannot allocate vector of size 146.5 Mb allocation (windows xp 32bit). ...
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Error when creating a new mapset with GRASS in QGIS

When I try to create a New Mapset with the GRASS plugin in QGIS I get an error or the program crashes. QGIS 2.6.1 (32-bit install, Win7). QGIS crashes completely when clicking "Finish" in the New ...
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Ls factor, flow accumulation, watershade, relief in Quantum GIS 2.2

I'm a beginner quantum gis. I want to make the LS factor of 30m DEM that I have merge and set the projection in wgs 84/UTM zone 49S (EPSG ; 37249). I'm having a problem when trying to create relief ...
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Old question without answer: R.Neighbors with large neighborhoods?

I'm working on the same theme as User 32882, and I'm new here. I have the same problem, and update his question with more details. Old question: "I'm running into problems running the r.neighbors ...
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Extract Elevation of Points from DEM using Python QGIS or GRASS

I am utterly new to GIS, so please bear with me if I am providing incomplete information here. I have a DEM file (.dt2). What I am looking to do is as follows: take a series of points specified as ...
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Find coordinates of given raster value

I would like to get the coordinates of a raster cell with a given value. I suppose many cells can take the same value, in which case several coordinates should be returned. In my first problem I'm ...