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 algorithms no longer run in QGIS/Sextante

I used to be able to run GRASS algorithms in QGIS 2.0 via Sextante (Ubuntu 12.04) but not anymore. Initially I would double click on any grass algorithm and the execution would stop with: "WELCOME TO ...
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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 import and patch multiple ASTER files in QGIS?

I'm a new user and just began with GRASS, where I learned to import 30x30 resolution ASTER files and then patch them (the six I'm working with) into one map. On QGIS, it doesn't appear that there's a ...
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How does GRASS handle multi-channel images (e.g. landsat)?

I am trying to understand how to use multi-channel images (e.g. landsat or the land-cover data provided by Natural Earth). I am hoping that someone can confirm or correct my interpretation of the ...
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How to cluster Raster data

I have thousands of Raster data concerning the ice coverage at the pole at different times (days) over several years. Now I would like to perform a cluster analysis. I want to split the data into ...
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How to import ESRI Ascii format into GRASS?

I need to take a set of datafiles, generated by our sensor system that reads GPR (Ground penetrating Radar) deviations over a surface as we drive along. I have discrete readings from a set of sensors ...
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LANDSAT 8 i.landsat.toar error GRASS 7

I am a bit new to GRASS, but I have managed to get a lot of good work done thus far. However, the following error is really throwing me off, because I can't find any help anywhere for it. I am using ...
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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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GRASS 6.4.3 Crashes on Startup; libintl-8.dll cited

I recently installed QGIS 2. I used the advanced OSGeo4W installer that I downloaded from the QGIS download page. GRASS is included in the stack. When I attempt to open GRASS, I receive the following ...
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GRASS 7 - raster calculator “and”

I am struggling with one thing in the raster calculator in GRASS GIS 7: I want to create a raster_b from raster_a, with raster_a values between >=-0.15 and <=0.15. The raster containing values ...
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Solar irradiation calculation using r.sun

I am trying to compute the global solar irradiation for a region and the run times seem to be a bit too high. I have as inputs a Digital Surface Model with the buildings and a Digital Terrain Model ...
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grass region resolution error

I am working on a raster, but I can't set a correct region for it. In the Set region to match this raster map field, I select my raster map to change current region, but its resolution does not ...
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v.what.rast trouble in GRASS GIS 6.4.2

I'm facing a problem using the v.what.rast comand. I'm trying to update the vector "canali" which represents some streams, with the slope value for every single point of the lines. The slope values ...
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GRASS v.Overlay/QGIS Intersect Speed intersecting line and polygon

Im currently trying to convert my scripts from ArcGIS to QGIS but one aspect that is extremely slow (imo) is trying to intersect a polygon with a line feature. I feel as though there must be a better ...
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In grass v.drape works with points but not lines

I got an elevation raster map which I interpolate from a point cloud with v.surf.bspline. Then I digitize a couple of points in a new vector layer. With v.drape I'm able to get a height from the ...
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create POV-Ray image from DEM-file in grass

I am working on r.out.pov Tool of grass 6.4 creating a POV-ray(beautiful 3D) image from an elevation raster. You can see this link for more information about 3D analysis of GRASS. r.out.pov manual ...
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Where do I find the code for gd_calc.py?

I need to create a raster that is the average of a large set of other rasters (many thousands). I've learned from another question that the script gd_calc.py can do a limited version of this, limited ...
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How to average a set of n rasters using gdal or other GRASS module? [duplicate]

I need to average a set of n rasters using gdal or some other GRASS module. What command exists for this purpose?
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Getting an error when I try to import a loaded vector file to the QGIS GRASS Plugin

I am getting an error code when I try to import a contour line vector file GRASS via QGIS. I have been trying to create a DEM from the contour lines following this tutorial: ...
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Basic raster map questions

My bigger problem is to convert a raster map to polygons. I've found some questions that give info and I'm trying to use GRASS GIS as part of that. However, I'm having some basic problems and I can't ...
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How to specify cost attributes for network analysis in QGIS using the GRASS plugin?

I have a road dataset with information about the length, speed and drivetime for each segment. I use QGIS 1.9 with the GRASS plugin to do different types of network analysis, but how do I set up the ...
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Does r.in.gdal -o reproject the imported raster data to the location projection?

Does r.in.gdal -o actually reproject the imported raster data to the location projection, or do I need to call gdalwarp to reproject prior to importing?
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v.surf.idw on grass return : no data points found

I'm a newbie with grass and I'm using grass (6.4.3) with the GUI... running Ubuntu 13.04 for what it's worth. Here is my region : projection: 99 (Lambert Conformal Conic) zone: 0 datum: ...
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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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Error message starting gis.m in GRASS

I finally broke down and bought Neteler and Mitasova's book, Open Source GIS: A GRASS GIS Approach, because I need to learn command-line GRASS. On trying to work through the book's examples, I'm ...
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How to script map production in GRASS?

I'm trying to automate my production of maps with GRASS. What I want to do can be described in fairly generic terms: I have two layers (one vector, one raster), which will be identical in every map. I ...
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How to Configure sextante in Qgis 1.9 ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 and the most up to date version of Qgis 2.1.0-Master. I am trying to get sextante to work correctly and have a hard time. Specifically SAGA 2.1.0 and GRASS 6.4.2 will not ...
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QGIS GRASS Rasteranalysis (r.los)

I want to determine the area around a wind turbine from wich the object is visible. I want to use r.los in GRASS i get this error: (German) r.los input=dgm@sichtbarkeit coordinate=534228,5406743 ...
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GRASS GIS related issues! [closed]

(1) How to create a multiband raster from a set of single band rasters (except when somebody talks about doing a r.composite). I attempted creating a raster3D and it turned out that it is not ...
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How do I change from lat/long to a metric coordinate system in GRASS?

Yes, it's yet another transformation question. I am working with ASTER DEM data, which is LatLong WGS84. I want to process the DEM map into an STL file for use in a CFD simulation. The script I am ...
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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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Trying to extract arc information from a Suburb shapefile

I downloaded some shapefiles from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) Its 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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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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Is there an open source alternative to ArcGIS for Desktop's Integrate tool?

I need to snap about 1000 lines in one layer to the lines in another layer (there are about 5000 lines in the second layer). The lines to be snapped are about 15 map units away from the base layer ...
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Create a 3D surface from xyz csv using GRASS

Apologies if this is a repeat question guys. I am trying to create a 3D bathymetry surface from xyz data. There is approximately 300,000 points with lat, long and z (depth data). The data is sonar ...
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Unable to load GRASS plugin

I upgraded from QGIS 1.7.0 to 1.8.0, including updating GRASS to version 6.4.3. Since then, GRASS isn't any longer listed in the Fetch Python plugins. I uninstalled and re-installed the whole package ...
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Using Landsat 8 for quantitative analysis - what DNs does GRASS require?

Hoping someone can short circuit a lot of exploration Landsat 8 values are stored as unint16 since the sensors work on a range 0 to 4096 whereas the L7+TM was 8 bit and had a digital number range 0 ...
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GRASS 6.4.3 Landsat processing

what are the pre-processing steps required for landsat etm+ with GRASS 6.4.3 prior to land cover change detection? The product used is L1T.
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Error Opening QGIS Lisboa Quantum Msys

I am deploying QGIS in our environment. I found the silent switch (/S) to be working, it installs the 4 default components, Grass, MSys, GIS Desktop & GIS browser. The trouble begins when a user ...
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suggestions for open source GIS in monitoring [duplicate]

my name is weng and i am currently conducting my research Entitled "Architecture for GIS based monitoring system for malnutrition" and one of the requirement would be to identify what open source GIS ...
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Importation of .csv on grass gis converts numeric data to string data

When importing a csv file on grass7, the numeric data is converted into a data of type string. My csv looks like this : id_core value 1 F1 83.0611472396 2 F2 98.8584345936 3 F3 ...
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How to edit a table in GRASS?

How do I edit a table in GRASS? When importing a vector into GRASS from QGIS, all the attributes are lost and I need these to continue with my analysis.
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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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Covisibility with QGIS/GRASS : r.los issue

I try to use r.los for a viewshed calculation. I specify the dem (Aster DEM clipped on a 2km*2km region). I specify x and y coordinates and run the command. Nothing append. I waited for 20 minutes ...
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minimum distance from the shore (how to retrieve the “shore vertices”)

I am student of Statistics, this is my first time using GIS., I am sorry for the stupidity of the question but I browsed online and could not find a satisfactory answer. I have some spatial data in ...
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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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How to batch merge rasters using FOSSGIS tools?

I'm working with QGIS 1.8 (gdal 1.9.2) and GRASS 6.4.3...but on Windows 7. I "just" want to merge my raster. I've got a folder with 50 GTiff raster from Lidar data. The aim is to merge raster ...
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GRASS v.rast.stats missing in sextante toolbox

I am new in the QGIS world and also with GRASS. I am really interested in using v.rast.stats as is doing exactly what I need. My problem is that I am not able to find it inside sextante in QGIS and I ...
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Problem with interpolation of 3D points in GRASS

I have a sample of 3D points (x,y,z) with tepmerature attribute. I can import my data as a 3D vector map. I want to create a volume of voxels by using v.vol.rst. When I use this module, this error ...
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Cannot import Grass in Console of Qgis (1.9.0 Master)

I can't import Grass in Console of Qgis (1.9.0 Master). I am guessing it is because of some Grass environment variables which are not set up correctly. However I don't understand why it is working ...