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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Debug/Improve Performance of GRASS v.in.ogr

I'm trying to import shapefiles (in this case, OpenStreetMap data) into GRASS (grass70-svn) using v.in.ogr; and it is painfully, brutally slow. At first I thought this was because I was using the ...
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Is there a tool to buffer features with more than one distance value in GRASS GIS?

I´m looking for a tool like Multiple-Ring-Buffer in ArcGIS, but for GRASS GIS to be able to buffer with different distances but only having to start the process once.
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Analysing a network distance to two or more points using GRASS or QGIS

I am doing a piece of analysis work looking at distances along a network in GRASS. Most of the analysis involves finding which parts of the network are within 600m of a series of points. GRASS does ...
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OSX: Installing GRASS addons in qGIS?

I would like to install r.stream.basins in GRASS through qGIS (2.0.1-Dufour). I tried using g.extension ext=r.stream.basins and got the error "the 'make' program is required. Please install first". ...
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grass: walking along vector line

I have a line vector which I converted into points with v.to.points. I need to get the coordinates of each point AS I WOULD WALK ON THE LINE. v.to.ascii appears to just use some other order, but I ...
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alignment of shapefiles in GRASS

I have two shapefiles below. One is in the state plane projection, and the other is not projected. In ArcMap the shapefiles line up perfectly. When I import them to my mapset (using the override ...
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How to find the watershed area for each point in the river network using DEM?

Update#1: Thanks, Micha, I have followed your instruction and successfully use the modules in GRASS. I use r.watershed to get the basin raster and the drainage line: and I use r.water.outlet to get ...
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Problems using GRASS GUI (d.rast and r.watershed)

Update#2: I tried the command in the function list above instead in command console, and I got this in command output: and it displayed nothing, showing the same error message in the command ...
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How to get additional subbasin areas designated by points in the river network?

Update 14/1/9:I follow this post:Watershed and Stream Network Delineation, and here's my workflow: use Batch Point Generation to create batch points related to designated points(green dots) Batch ...
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QGIS V. parallel command using GRASS

I cannot offset a line to a specific decimal place, (ie only whole numbers can be inputted) Am I missing something here??
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grass on ubuntu cannot import globalvar

I installed GRASS GIS 6.4.3 on Ubuntu Precise 12.04 by sudo apt-get install grass grass-doc, as recommended by the Wiki. It runs with the wxpython GUI, but when I use any command (like r.in.gdal or ...
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How to use the Cartographic Composer of GRASS 6.4.3?

Following on from my previous question (which was, again, how to use the Cartographic Composer)... I've got a GIS in GRASS. I need to print various bits of it. Problem is, it needs images on it ...
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How to use GRASS module to delineate watershed area?

Update#1:I changed to work under qgis 1.8, I only input the DEM file and run the r.watershed module, and I got this: I have a DEM file of one specified region, and I take the following steps to ...
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Importing SRTM Data into Grass

I am having issues importing an SRTM HGT file into Grass. I first made a new location as the instructions from this Grass Newsletter Tutorial states. I then went to the download site and downloaded ...
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How to produce maps with copyright imagery on it in GRASS?

I'm having some trouble with a GIS that I've got to produce. I work for a contractor and we'll have to produce maps to do the work for our client. The client has specified that if we print maps out ...
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gdalbuildvrt ------— Problems with binary rasters used by grass

r.in.gdal is used for importing tif images in grass environment and they were changed to binary by default. I am trying to make a stack from them but unfortunately grass does not see my rasters ...
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Why is this SRTM TIFF not visible in GRASS GIS 6.4.3?

I want to use interpolated SRTM data for Germany to generate an STL terrain map for use in a CFD application. My SRTM data comes from the OpenDEM project. SRTM data normally has voids, but this data ...
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When trying to convert an .e00 file into a shapefile with ogr2ogr, getting “ERROR 4: This looks like a compressed E00 file”

When I ran this command: ogr2ogr topo.shp flowe86hyp.e00 I got this error: ERROR 4: This looks like a compressed E00 file and cannot be processed directly. You may need to uncompress it first ...
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How to import r.in.gdal from WCS (only region extent)

Can I import WCS-Data only for the current region by r.in.gdal? I tried to import raster data from my WCS into GRASS GIS, using r.in.gdal as proposed in ...
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Temporal GRASS GIS framework

I am trying to follow the tutorial posted here. When I get to this part "Extraction of seasonal mean temperature" and run this code: t.rast.extract \ input=temperature_mean_1950_2011_seasonal \ ...
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Isolate the largest patch in a raster in GRASS?

I have a raster with a series of patches (contiguous areas with same value). How do I isolate the largest patch? I know I could run r.stats, look through the long list of calculated areas, figure out ...
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i.atcorr empty raster

I am recent GRASS GIS user who is trying to run the i.atcorr module to atmospherically correct a Landsat ETM+ image in GRASS 7 (on MacBook Pro, Mavericks OSX). This image has been already converted to ...
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How to begin with tool development for GRASS gis or QGIS GRASS

I wanted to begin with customized tool development in Grass GIS or QGIS grass. How should i begin in to develop the tool. I search a lot in google search engine for begin with tool development in ...
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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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How to set all pixels with value <= 0 to “nodata” in DEM raster?

I have a DEM raster with pixel values between about 3000 and -0.0003. I need to set all pixel with a value of 0 and smaler (<=0) to "nodata" (for later raster calculations and to reduce the ...
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Debugging r.neighbors error in Processing

I'm having similar problems withs some GRASS algorithms in processing plugin. On the one hand i have installed Ubuntu 12.04 with Qgis 2.0.1. In this machine when I run r.neighbors algorithm don't ...
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How to fix QGIS crashes when using GRASS toolbox?

I've installed QGIS 2.0.1 on Ubuntu 12.04. exactly as explained on qgis.org . Unfortunately QGIS crashes when trying to use any GRASS model (r.aspect as example): just opening QGIS, click on toolbox ...
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What is the best way to ortho-rectificate image from the plane?

I am very new in GIS and I am trying to ortho-rectificate my images. But after putting it on the map I see that results are not precise. We have images taken from the airplane, it's longitude, ...
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Which Landsat version is appropriate to imply a supervised classification with GRASS GIS?

I need to imply a supervised classification with GRASS GIS to find build-up areas. I want to avoid Landsat 7 images due to SLC problem. Can I use images of Landsat 8 or it's better to use images ...
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Longest slope oriented to north?

I need a help with my homework. I have created digital elevation model from the shapefile. In QGis(Grass plugin) This is how far i can go. I have to find the longest slope oriented to North. I know ...
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Area of a Cross Section GRASS GIS 7

I have a task I would like to solve with GRASS GIS 7, if somehow possible. I want to create a cross section from a landslide - and would like to calculate the area of that cross section/profile. Any ...
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tif file creation

Does anyone have any idea how to get around this problem? I've been looking for a solution to no avail. I'm trying to convert a shp file to a grid, and the tif is hanging up. Output raster layer: ...
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How to get the direction raster from r.walk or r.cost

I am trying to use r.cost and r.walk and r.drain to calculate the shortest path from an archaeological site to the nearest basalt source. I am using all this algorithms with the processing toolbox (I ...
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Two r.mapcalc calculations return a much bigger raster cell size than the input raster

I tried the following calculations with a GeoTiff sample, having a cell size of 25m: Calculating the togographic exposure (TOPEX) and estimating the mean topographic curvature Both, the resulting ...
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Unable to set pg as default backend with osgeo4w GRASS

I am trying to set PostgreSQL as default backend for GRASS, but cannot manage to get it right. Working with GRASS 6.4.3 print g.run_command('db.connect', driver='pg', flags = 'c', ...
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GRASS in QGIS not working (windows XP)

I am unable to use GRASS algorithms in QGIS 2.0.1 (on windows xp). I've already configured the GRASS path. The algorithms seems to work correctly (I cannot see errors in the log), however in the end ...
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Create network from shapefile without ArcGIS?

I want to perform shortest-path analysis on a network whose edges represent real-world roads and whose nodes are buildings or other locations. I have the shapefile for the area I'm interested in. ...
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How to calculate peaks in a DEM

How could I extract all peaks from a DEM (large mountainous area)? Peak means something like: a pixel which is sourrounded by other pixels with smaler elevation numbers in a area arround the ...
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Calculating vector statistics in GRASS

I have a points layer, each of points have an year attribute and I want to count how many points in each year. I use GRASS-GIS and its v.univar function: v.univar -e map=mod14_hmao column=year ...
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Python + Grass: No such file or directory: 'PERMANENT\\MYNAME' (solved)

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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Empty raster returned after GRASS i.atcorr with Landsat8 data

I've searched at length on previous forums but no solution seems to work for me. I'm trying to run the i.atcorr module on GRASS (version 6.4.3 on a Macbook Pro, Mavericks OSX) with Landsat8 imagery. ...
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Calling GRASS 6 in GRASS 7 (shell)?

I am running a shell script for batch processing in GRASS 7 (calling it with sh [...sh] in the command line window), which creates a series of rasters through classifications, raster calculator and ...
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How to use v.to.3d in GRASS GIS?

I am trying to use GRASS GIS for the first time. After quite a lot of trouble I managed to create a location and a new mapset, and my shapefile is now displayed in the window "GRASS GIS Map Display" ...
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How to simplify osm2po's routable graph?

I'm building a pgrouting routable network thanks to osm2po, the problem is that my network is too big. Indeed I want to create isochron and 1 node = 1 canvas circle, so I don't want too many nodes. I ...
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GRASS has broken my terminal

I'm using GRASS on OS X. After installing GRASS I can no longer open my terminal to a prompt. On opening the terminal, the following line runs by itselt ...
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Has anyone else been unable to locate and install the GRASS plugin in QGIS 2.0.1?

After uploading and installing QGIS 2.0.1, I am unable to locate and install the GRASS plugin. The plugin is not listed in the 'Plugin Manager'. The 'Plugin_Installer' is also shown in red, ...
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Profile plot trouble in Grass GIS

I'm new to Grass and GIS environments in general, and I recently faced a problem when trying to get the profile plot from a DTM. When I draw the transect, instead of the plot, I get the following ...
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Processing area of interests within Grass GIS

I'm looking to process a region within a satellite image in Grass GIS. In ENVI I would create a region of interest (.roi) and then create a subset. Say, if I have co-ordinates for a rectangle within ...
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GRASS v.to.rast.attr returning null values

I am having a problem converting vectors to rasters in QGIS. As there is no tool where you can directly set the pixel size (instead of the height and width of the new file) in QGIS 1.8 (the version I ...
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Problem with GRASS in QGIS

I am trying to import a vectorlayer to GRASS from QGIS. I get an error and hope someone here can help. Been trying to fix it for hours, but come no closer to a solution..... This is the error I get: ...