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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GRASS PyWPS Create a new vector map from user selected polygon

My goal is to select a specific polygon in which the user clicked and make a new vector map that contains only the selected polygon. I see two ways: Convert XY coordinate from literal input to a ...
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Reproducing GRASS GIS network analysis tutorial in QGIS Field Calculator

Im looking to reproduce the assigning of road speeds as denoted in a GRASS GIS tutorial (v.net.alloc tutorial), where the road speed is assigned by road type (i.e. 'interstate' = 75 mph etc.) to then ...
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Calculate Volume over sloped ground in GRASS GIS

I am trying to do some volume calculations on a DEM with GRASS GIS. However, I believe r.volume measures everything from 0. The ground underneath the pile I'm measuring is sloped. I would ...
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r.cost multiple destinations

I am trying to calculate the optimal route from one archaeological site to multiple sites. I already have the r.cost raster. My question is if I can use r.drain to multiple destination points.
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Addon installation problem on GrassGIS

I am facing a problem with GrassGis 7.0.1. I want to install r.viewshed.cva form Addons. I don't get an error during installation but when I try to open the plugin I get the error : ScriptError ...
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QGIS 2.10.1. GRASS Algorithm Processing

While selecting the GRASS algorithms 'Processing algorithm: v.to.points - Create points along input lines' The error message came up: The specified GRASS GIS 7 folder does not contain a valid ...
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Importing shapefile into GRASS, and multiple new rows appear in attribute table

I am importing a GADM Global Administrative Areas shapefile into GRASS (using QGIS 2.8.2 interface). When I do this, multiple additional rows are created in the attribute table. It goes from this: ...
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For preparing watershed delineation with QGIS Grass module I couldn't find r.watershed module

For preparing watershed delineation here some one has described some steps as follows After step 2, I want to get flow accumulation file, but I can not find this kind of module in GRASS, so I pass ...
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How to brew GRASS with Postgresql support? [closed]

On my Mac, running OS X 10.10.5 and I installed Grass with homebrew: brew tap osgeo/osgeo4mac brew install grass-70 Unfortunately, I cannot choose the pg driver in the db.login menu. Can anyone ...
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Grass Gis 7 does not start in OS X 10.11 El Capitan

Recently I installed the El Capitan upgrade but unfortunately Grass 7 (from the official repository - Grass Gis for Mac) does not start any more. I also re-installed all required frameworks, but I had ...
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QGIS 2.10.1 GRASS Processing algorithms not working

I just did a fresh install of QGIS 2.10.1 from the qgis repos (Ubuntu 14.04). I also have grass70 installed (through ubuntugis-unstable). I can see the GRASS7 commands in the processing toolbox ...
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i.landsat.toar not working and returning error [duplicate]

First time using grass. I need to convert DN to reflectance. Imagery -> Sat. images tools-> i.landsat.toar. But when I add raster name. I get error. Im using landsat 8 images WARNING: WARNING: ESUN ...
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GRASS: launch <wxpython> GUI fails to launch after selecting mapset

I built grass70 from source on Ubuntu 14.04 desktop using the documentation at the Grass Wiki. I can initialize grass70 from the command line, and the startup GUI appears to select my project / ...
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Use Anaconda's Python distribution within OSGeo4W

I want to use a Python script that executes Grass commands via os.system(). This of course, has to be executed from a running Grass session. However, when I use the OSGeo4W Grass, it does not find all ...
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Is possible to merge landsat 8 with High Resolution Satellite Imagery?

i have landsat8 and High Resolution Imagery (1m) in the same study area, is possible to merge them to get one imagery so that i can take advantage of the accuracy satellite imagery.
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Grass error during script

I've got a serious problem with the following Grass error: r.in.ascii -si input=srsaviLC815173.asc output=srsaviLC815173 --o --q WARNING: closecell: can't move ...
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Grass GIS table creation error during r.to.vect

When I execute r.to.vect the following error appears: r.to.vect input=sreviLC815109_-120_-120 output=temp feature=area --o --q DBMI-DBF driver error: ERROR: Unable to create table: create table ...
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Grass GIS r.to.vect: Prevent neighboring cells with equal values from being unified

I've got different satellite image bands as GRASS rasters, which I want to convert to vector dataset. As I want to compare the IDs of the cell polygons later on, the neighboring cells with ...
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v.clean batch process withing QGIS 2.10 (PISA)

I get an error message when i try to creat a batch for v.clean operation.. Algorithm v.clean - Toolset for cleaning topology of vector map. starting... local variable 'filename' referenced before ...
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What are the meaning of Grass drainage direction values from r.watershed

In Grass r.watershed the D8 drainage directions generated from r.watershed are -8. -6.-4.-2, 2, 4, 6, 8 (-1 No Data) What actual directions are these? For example in ArcGIS I know 128 is up and so ...
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Panchromatic Image Classification GRASS GIS

How to perform an unsupervised classification of a single panchromatic satellite imagery in GRASS GIS? I tried it many times but I keep being prompted for a second image or other images in the ...
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v.kriging Addon not installed - GRASS GIS 7

I am using GRASS GIS 7. When I try to install "v.kriging" module using "g.extension" command, it is not installed. Though it says that the extension is successfully installed, I get the error ...
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can grass gis module be used in parallel mode

i want to use my customized grass gis(6.4.3) module for separate bands of a sensor in a parallel mode. is it possible? i have created separate location and if one band is executed ,for the second band ...
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Is there a lower bound on the std deviation for v.kernel in GRASS?

I'm using the v.kernel function in GRASS to create heat maps. I am able to generate an acceptable heat map using a std deviation of .2 and a several thousand rows and columns. After the map is ...
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GRASS GIS - Plot Legend using Text Only Version

If a person uses the text only version of grass on a remote system, how do you output the legend as a graphics file? such as: r.out.tiff input=mymap output=file.tiff but have it print the legend ...
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How to make DEM raster in Google Sketchup?

I would like to make DEM in google sketchup, later add 3D buildings and finally convert this file to raster. Afterwards, I want to import this raster to GRASS GIS to make solar maps. It is possible to ...
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Find lakes on an elevation raster

I would like to know if there is a way to identify lakes based on an elevation raster (like SRTM or ASTER)? As far as I can understand, it would mean identifying any cell below the elevation of ...
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Errors while building grass-7.0.1 with Msys/MinGW

I need to build grass-7.0.1 for qgis on Windows 10 with Msys/MinGW. I succefully installed all packages from general and several packages from optional requirements. Here is my configure options ...
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What does v.distance calculate excactly?

As I am from an economics department, I am quite a beginner in QGIS. I read, that if I wanted to calculate the distance from a polygon to a point/line/other polygon, I should use the GRASS plugin ...
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How do I open GRASS layers in QGIS

I'm quite a newbie to QGIS and GRASS.. I have installed QGIS 2.10.1 with GRASS 6.4.3 on my Windows 7 laptop and wish to open GRASS layers in QGIS. If I got it right, you can use the QGIS built-in ...
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How to merge vector buildings height layer with raster DEM to get solar maps in r.sun in Grass GIS?

Welcome, this is my first post. I have vector layer with buildings heights and vector/raster DEM file. I need to create solar maps with sun radiance values on the roof (and on surface, ofc). I am ...
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GRASS mapcalc in Python Shell

I'm trying to convert my GRASS/Bash script into the Phython Shell. Now I have a raster dataset (test.01) which I want to convert in 1 or 0. In GRASS I used the command r.mapcalc r.mapcalc ...
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Speed optimization of shadow computation with grass gis r.sun

I am trying to optimize the speed of r.sun to compute shadowed area on a DTM at 1m resolution. My current area is 3.39 km² but my final area will be 450 km². The r.sun wiki say that pre-computing ...
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Visible altitude across a raster from a point

I have a raster surface model and I'm trying to determine the height an object would need to be at to be visible from an arbitrary point at an arbitrary altitude. I am currently using Grass and have ...
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How do I get the distances to every cell in GRASS?

I have an elevation raster map, a point, a raster map defining the viewshed from that point, and now I want to produce another raster map with the results of a function of the distance between the ...
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GRASS 7.0 fill.dir crash

I am working on a 13407 lines * 11050 columns raster file (SRTM DEM, 30m) with a script that calls a series of hydrological modules in GRASS 7.0. The system I am using is a Windows server 2012 R2, 64 ...
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2.10 program group option to open QGIS with GRASS

I have installed QGIS 2.10 on Windows 8. I cannot find the 'option' to start QGIS with GRASS - as has been previously answered. Have I possibly missed something in the install? Is this 'missing' ...
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Paths with least elevation gain

I have a DEM of a city with numerous hills and a shapefile of the city streets. I want to find the five paths from a low point A to a high point B on the street network that involve the least ...
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Return variable with GRASS GIS on a Windows machine

How do I return a variable in GRASS GIS on a Windows machine? For example I set a list of files to define my region. I already figured out that I can't use the bash command export, I need to use set ...
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Deciding variables for unsupervised image classification?

The results of an unsupervised image classification may vary A LOT depending on the variables you use from the beginning. These are the variables for the tool in ArcGIS:number of classes, minimum ...
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reading GRASS vector map in python

I know similar questions have been asked several times, but none of the solutions seems suitable for my problem or don't work.. I computed flowlines using the r.flow tool from GRASS GIS, then I ...
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Module nziv not found in QGIS 2.10.1-Pisa

I want to use nviz in QGIS2.10.1-Pisa on windows 7 and I always get the same warning message : "Module nviz not found", whenever I click on it in the GRASS tools Modules list. I have tried to ...
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“Identity” equivalent in Grass GIS

In ArcGIS and SAGA GIS there is the "identity" tool, which creates a vector overlay and shows area contributions of polygons in shapefile B to the polygons in shapefile A (in the attribute table). ...
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GRASS plugin for QGIS2.10 missing [duplicate]

I have installed installed qgis2.10 from source on Centos6.6 however the issue i'm facing is that i am missing the grass plugin form the gui. I have checked the plugin manager, its not listed there. ...
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export several rasters from grass

I'd like to export 127 raster files from grass to .tif in one operation. I already stumbled over this post How to batch export using r.out.gdal command in GRASS but it doesn't work (I don't even know ...
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Using Spyder IDE to develop python for Grass GIS, get 'ImportError: No module named grass.script'

I am trying to use Spyder IDE to develop a python script using python library from grass-6.4.3. I run the script below, and get 'ImportError: No module named grass.script' I am using python 2.7, ...
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QGIS GRASS raster to GeoTiff

First of all: Windows 8.1 QGIS 2.8.2 Wien I used the GRASS module r.watershed to delineate watersheds and get flows with a DEM. It worked fine so everything is OK so far. But now what I want to do ...
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Can't access GRASS tools in QGIS [duplicate]

I'm running QGIS 2.6 on OSGeo-Live 8.4 Virtual Machine based on Lubuntu 14.04. I've set up a GRASS (GRASS GIS 7) environment in QGIS, and I have a merged .tif file of LiDAR images open in QGIS, so I ...
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QGIS 2.10 with ubuntugis dependecies Grass issues Ubuntu 14.04

I saw in How to correctly install QGIS 2.8.3 with GRASS plugin on Ubuntu 14.04? how to get Qgis 2.10 running from the non ubuntugis repository with grass features but I'm still having problems with ...
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Sky View Factor of building roofs => Vector algorithm [duplicate]

I'm currently working on a project in which I'm trying to assess the SkyViewFactor of a given roof using building vector data. I've already managed to build a process based on vector rasterization ...