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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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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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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Issue while running grass from subprocess

I have a map based web application using geodjango. I needed to display the crime hotspots within a selected polygon area. I found that v.kernel is very good for generating heatmaps/hotspots. So in my ...
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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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Connecting Grass with R

I need help to connect R with Grass. In RStudio when I send the line: loc <- initGRASS("C:/Program Files/R/R-3.1.0/bin/i386", home=tempdir(), override=TRUE) It says: Error in ...
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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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Grass 7 no longer works via the Processing Toolbox on Ubuntu

When I try to execute a Grass 7 algorithm via the Processing Toolbox in QGIS 2.10, 2.8.2 or 2.8.1, I get the following error: Missing dependency. This algorithm cannot be run :-( QGIS ...
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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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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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How do I use r.horizon in QGIS?

I have a raster file I wish to find the horizon angles from. I am currently using QGIS 2.10.1-pisa (the latest updated version) with the GRASS plugin (6.4.3 and 7.0). I have a raster file generated in ...
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Extracting area from DEM Raster?

After applying constraints to the DEM I polygonised the raster (using GRASS r.to.vect.area) The result is shown below with a lot of vector with resolution = [30 * 30] Is there any solution to make ...
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Where is the “Add vector layer”-button in GRASS 6.4.4. plug-in QGIS 2.10.1?

I've just downloaded and installed the new version of QGIS 2.10.1 with GRASS 6.4.4. When opening a new GRASS mapset and importing layers, I missed the button "Add a new vector layer". I've updated ...
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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 ...
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GRASS: Landsat 8 GeoTIFF import error

I'm trying to import some Landsat 8 GeoTIFFs into GRASS (in QGIS), and I can't work out why I'm getting this error, or how to fix it. No amount of Googling has been able to tell me anything at all. I ...
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Trouble with kernel density estimation

I have been trying to find out how to make the SAGA and GRASS kernel density tools work in QGIS 2.8. I have had a lot of trouble trying to get them to work as they produce useless results seen below. ...
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Grass GIS: ArcGIS' “Raster to polygon” equivalent

I've got a small clipped extent of a LANDSAT image and I need to have the single pixels as polygons in order to tell the overlap proportions of overlaying polygons. In ArcGIS I used "Raster to ...
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QGIS + GRASS: r.in.gdal “View output” produces “cellhd file (…) does not exist”

I'm working with a recently installed QGIS (2.10.1) + GRASS (6 v2.0) package, and have been working with some rasters and vectors in QGIS that I'd now like to play with using the GRASS tools. I've ...
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r.report giving only per-class cell count

I'm trying to extract the count of each pixel value in a raster, like in this question: How to extract pixel value counts from a raster in QGIS? However, when I run r.report (from QGis (2.10) ...
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How to open/display and extract NetCDF files info?

I am working with NetCDF files using R & Matlab and I would like to know if the GIS community is using them. I know that ArcGIS can open & display, however most of the times the results are ...
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Grass gis or Qgis trade area?

I know it's possible to make a trade area (service area) in ArcGIS. But Is it possible to make a trade area with a network data set in Grass GIS or QGIs?
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How can I change the way r.cost and r.drain modules work?

Look at the picture #1. This is my cost surface raster that has only 2 values. Area restricted for path to cross (red one) and area that is free to go (yellow one). As I need it and as I undestand how ...
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Why is r.sim.water out of memory (ERROR: G_calloc) in GRASS GIS?

I'm having trouble with GRASS GIS. I'm new to GRASS GIS, I have played around and also searched the internet and the Wiki, but found nothing really helpful, so this is my last chance :) I wanted to ...
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Problems using GRASS tools for topology validation in QGIS

I'm working with a shapefile of Enumeration Districts (Setores Censitários) of the 2010 Brazilian Census. Enumeration Districts (ED) are smallest areas for which Brazilian Census data is available. ...
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GRASS 7 Cost surface and elevation points development

I'm a new to GIS and I need some help. At the moment, I'm trying to develop an optimal path across an area by using GRASS 7 features. It is very similar to the task given here. The problem is that I ...
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Grass toolbar for QGIS 2.10

I don't see the GRASS toolbar in QGIS 2.10 (Pisa). There are still GRASS commands in the Processing toolbox. I know there was some upgrade of GRASS for 2.10. Is the toolbar not available anymore? If ...
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GRASS GIS Data display

I have import data vector and raster into GRASS GIS database. I try several projection and i dont know why i cant display the data in Grass GIS. But i can display my data with the grass plugin in ...
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atmospheric correction using Grass

I am using i.atcorr for atmospheric correction in Grass6.4.4. I would like to add Landsat8 sensor to my project(build). If I copy the iwave.cpp file from grass 7, I get error messages. Do I need to ...
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how to do horton analyis on single catchment in grass gis

I have generated streams using r.stream.extract and used r.stream.order then I have tun r.stream.basin using inputs from r.stream.order. I am getting multiple basins. How to select a single basin and ...
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Identify nodes in GRASS

Apologies if this is a really basic question but I have been unable to sort this out: How do I identify nodes in GRASS? Specifically, I am running a Salesman analysis and get the following error ...
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GRASS i.landsat.toar returns empty raster

I am trying to use the GRASS module i.landsat.toar. Currently the files created are empty and it spits out: So it seems that it is not picking up something? The location is set to the extent of ...
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Elevation data from 3D shapefile of buildings to raster DEM

I have acquired LoD2 building models in the 3DShape format (Polygon ZM). This LoD2 data needs to be prepared for a R-script of solar irradiation calculations on roof surfaces, but which can only ...
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GRASS7. Parallel import shapefiles failed

I am trying to import a 8 ShapeFile to GRASS V7.0.0. Each shapefile's size is between 80 Mb and 300 Mb. For this purpose, I've used multiprocessing in python. I run 4 parallel processes, each one ...
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How to calculate the 3D length of line segment in QGIS?

I've been looking through all of the GRASS commands in the QGIS 2.10 processing toolbox and it seems like one of these must be able to do this but I haven't found one yet. There is 'v.sample' which ...
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Simplify / generalization of flow lines

I'm trying to make a model of surface runoff of rain water. I'm using GRASS GIS function r.flow, which generates nice smooth lines of runoff. What I need is edit these flowlines someway to avoid ...
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GRASS r.inund.fluv example of input files

Does anyone have an example of input files for the GRASS r.inund.fluv add-on that can be shared. I am asking because I am getting some errors when I am trying to run an the files that I created and I ...
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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 it possible to import/run AML script into GRASS?

I have an AML script that has instructions to import tmp files of (grid, network, basin...) is there any way to run the script in GRASS? I tried to converted to Python but I couldn't do it for the ...
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Raster Not Loading into Map Display - GRASS

I am very new to GRASS and I have been trying to load a raster using just the GUI. I have set my project to the projection of my .tiff file and extents. Using file > import raster I select the .tiff ...
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What is the “t” in i.landsat.toar

I'm using GrassGis 7.0.0 for Landsat imagery. In the description of i.Landsat.toar under dos3 and dos4 is: TAUz = exp[-t/sin(e)] What is "t"? I cannot find any description about what it is. Can ...
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How to keep (complex) color table when exporting from GRASS

I understand how to work with color tables within GRASS - but is there any way to preserve color tables when opening the raster in a different program? For example, I created a color table in GRASS ...
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Using GRASS7 algorithms via WPS - best practices

I need to set up Linux server (Debian or Ubuntu), which provide GRASS7 algorithms via WPS. I have some attempts with 52°North WPS, but without any success. Also there are many other ways how to do it, ...
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Processing algorithm fails from Python script

I'm trying to write a Python script performing a geoalgorithm. What is surprising me is the following: I first test the algorithm by QGIS (2.8) interface. In my case, the GRASS interpolator ...
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Is it possible to have v.in.lidar without compiling GRASS?

I already have installed libLAS like this: sudo apt-get install liblas-bin And Ì have installed GRASS GIS 7 from the ubuntugis-unstable repository. Is it possible v.in.lidar without compiling ...
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GDAL/QGIS broken Ubuntu 14.04

I think I've managed to bust GDAL after (I think) installing Grass7. I had previously built GDAL (1.10) from source with a bunch of additional drivers. When installing Grass7 GDAL 1.11 was installed. ...
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How can i import raster image to GRASS GIS without losing RGB Values?

I am using GrassGIS 6.4.2, How can I import raster data to GrassGIS without losing RGB Values? The raster image format is TIFF, the below commmand is using to import raster image: r.in.gdal ...
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Create raster with grid cells values based on area covered by polygons

I have a polygon data with area covered by the forests (data is here - https://www.dropbox.com/s/zgckliydalljw6a/sp_data.zip?dl=0). I want to convert polygons to raster. The value of each grid cell ...
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how to orthogonalize building outlines

I'm looking for a way to orthogonalize building outlines which I've extracted from a high-res DEM. I'm using the FOSS GIS stack (QGIS, GRASS, SAGA, PostgrSQL, PostGIS) and can code in Python (or ...