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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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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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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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 ...