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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Suitable Raster processing methods to extract field boundaries from images

I'm trying to extract field boundaries and features from a lot of aerial images of agricultural land - and avoid digitizing these features manually. I've managed to get a crude raster file of the ...
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What's difference between Topology and Check Validity in QGIS?

I would like to know what the difference is between the Topology Checker and Check Validity tools? Is there anyone who knows of a good document or tutorial that explains functions of these tools? ...
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QGIS Convert bathymetry shapefile from fillable to strokeable

In Java I would like to stroke the bathymetry depth lines instead of filling the area. I'm starting with the Natural Earth Bathymetric Data: http://www.naturalearthdata.com/downloads/10m-physical-...
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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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How do I count the number of vector lines that pass though a given raster cell?

I am working on a project (currently in GRASS7 though I'm not against exporting to Arc or R or other software if necessary) where I am generating thousands of shortest cost paths (using the r.walk and ...
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QGIS Training Manual - Lesson 12.2.1 (GRASS GIS) - r.colors.table module does not color raster

I am going through the QGIS Training Manual, Lesson 12.2.1 ("Follow Along: Set Raster Colors) and noticed that the 'r.colors.table' GRASS module did not color my DEM raster layer which I imported via ...
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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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How to compile QGIS from source with Grass?

I recently decided to reinstall QGIS and build against the latest version of GDAL - something I have been putting off for ages because I suspected it would be a nightmare. Lo and behold it has been, ...
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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 v.surf....
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GRASS problem - r.viewshed.cva addon

I'm a very beginner at GRASS. I'm using GRASS 7.0 and I tried to install r.vieshed.cva extension. When installed, if I type it in the command line, it appears "r.viewshed.cva" is not recognized as ...
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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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Grass 7 import shapefile problems

I'm just messing about with Grass 7 (installed fine on Ubuntu 14.04 - well no errors at least). I'm trying to import a shapefile using v.in.ogr and when presented with the dialog box, browse for my ...
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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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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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Removing pseudo-nodes using QGIS Sextante plugin?

I have a road network (vector) that i'm interested in carrying out some space syntax analysis on. Predictably my GIS data is in a pretty terrible state. For example, there are a bunch of roads on the ...
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Converting a (WAsP) vector map to a raster map with GRASS GIS

i'm quite new to GIS and i need to convert roughness data which is available in a vector format to a raster format. The final data should be on a simple 2-dimensional uniform grid with a constant grid ...
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Creating input node file for V.net.salesman in GRASS?

I have imported line vector layer and point vector layer(12 points) to grass using v.in.ogr. Now i want to use v.in.salesman to find shortest path between these 12 points, but i couldnt input anything ...
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registering MODIS in GRASS as space-time dataset

I have a problem using the space time module in GRASS GIS (7.1 for Ubuntu). I have a MODIS time series with 8 day interval, so 46 images per year. So I created a file (filelist_grass.txt) containing ...
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Drawing “proportional” buffer using QGIS or GRASS?

I'm working on aquatic vegetation and have a shapefile representing floating vegetation in a lake. By some studies, we know that submerged vegetation extends for a certain extension based on floating ...
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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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Error: GRASS 7.0 and QGIS 2.8.1 in Linux Mint from the ubuntugis-unstable

I have installed GRASS 7 and QGIS 2.8.1 from the https://launchpad.net/~ubuntugis/+archive/ubuntu/ubuntugis-unstable (Trusty 14.04) in Linux Mint 17.1 64bit(sudo apt-get install postgis libgdal1h ...
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How can I create polygons for a 3D map from a DEM in grass/qgis

I have a SRTM 30m DEM of my area. I want to create a physical 3D terrain map from it (from felt, 3D printer, you name it). I have two questions about this process: With grass r.contour I created ...
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Error when installing a GRASS addon!

I am trying to install r.inund.fluv on Linux to produce inundation maps but I am getting the below error. Note that I have a Fortran compiler. Any help with this matter would be highly appreciated. ...
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How to use r.mapcalculator to change values within a raster cost map to negative

I have created a cost map in r.cost module in GRASS (through QGIS). This is actually a distance map from a protected area and distance from protected area has been calculated in both directions. How I ...
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GeoTiff exported using GRASS will not open in other programs

I am trying to export an image group as a multi-band GeoTiff using the r.out.gdal module in GRASS. For some reason I cannot get ArcGIS to recognize my GeoTiff exports. I have tried opening the file in ...
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Linearising aspect in GRASS GIS

After having produced aspect of surface in GRASS GIS and being aware that GRASS GIS calculates aspect counterclockwise from east, how could we transform aspect from being a circular variable (0-360 ...
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Mod function in GRASS GIS

What is the equal of ArcGIS Raster calculator "Mod" function (Finds the remainder of the first raster when divided by the second raster on a cell-by-cell basis.) in r. mapcalc in GRASS GIS?
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Execute GRASS command within QGIS python console

We try to calculate catchments with the r.water.outlet function from python console. To do so we use the following code: import processing rlayer = QgsRasterLayer("/my/path/DrainageDirection.tif", "...
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Convert manual colored maps to vector

Is there a way to colorimetrically and automatically vectorize georeferenced rasters that came from manually colored, scanned maps? Currently we Print the topography maps 20k scale --> hand-coloring ...
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From Landsat spectral radiance (W/m2*sr*µm) to Global horizontal irradiance (W/m2) for mere mortals

We are working in a solar energy project to locate potential sites for solar panel farms. We are using the Landsat 7 panchromatic band to derive radiance with GRASS using i.landsat.toar (W/m2*sr*µm ...
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comparison of atmopsheric correction methods

I have noticed that dos methods for atmospheric corrections are in the section of radiometric correction (i.toar) on grass gis.Does that means that dos is a method doing radiometric and atmospheric ...
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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 logical function should i use to do a union of two raster files in GRASS?

The files are : DEM and roads. For the following i did euclid distance and then reclass. Now i need to know with what logical function to combine them elevation rank ...
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Use GRASS through R

I want to use GRASS GIS 7 through R 3.1.3 in kubuntu operational system. Could someone help me connect GRASS with R, and use GRASS commands through R (not the other way round!).
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How to add my own GRASS algorithms to Processing?

I need to use algorithm r.bioclimatic from GRASS in QGIS but I see that this algorithm don't exist in Processing Toolbox. A search a way of add this algorithm to Processing and in GRASS and Sextante ...
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Steiner tree problem: Optimal routes for Fibre planning on road network

I am trying to solve a large optimization problem where I have a set of nodes on a road network that need to be connected using fibre using the shortest possible amount of fibre. The problem is a ...
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topographic correction using GRASS 7.0 (**i.topo.corr**)

I would like to apply topographic correction using GRASS 7.0 (i.topo.corr). The imagery were already converted from DNs to Top-of-Atmosphere Radiances. When I apply the i.topo.corr command it runs ...
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Why is QGIS 2.8.1 crashing when enabling Grass Plugin?

I am running Linux Mint 13 "Maya" (Ubuntu 12.04 Precise). I installed Grass via the software center. Than I installed Qgis 2.81 following this procedure: Add the lines for one of the repositories to ...
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Problem in running r.sim.water

I am trying to run the r.sim.water in GRASS. I have calculated the partial derivatives dx and dy rater map using r.slope.aspect. I am using this elevation map [1] to get the time-series depth map. But ...
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GRASS convert raster to points

I have tried to convert a raster to points using this syntax: r.to.vect input=g_kelowna_merged@kelowna_mapset output=g_kelowna_points feature=point I have tried using the GRASS interface in QGIS and ...
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Problem in running r.slope.aspect in GRASS

I am new to GRASS GIS, and have been trying to use the r.slope.aspect function to find out the slope, dx and dy rater map from an elevation map(512*512)[1]. But I am getting the following output: ||...
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Change GRASS module default parameter

I´m new to Qgis and GRASS. I need to change the default parameter skip of the module r.to.vect.lines, from its default value of 10 to 1.How can I do this? r.to.vect.lines [-v] input=name output=name [...
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How can I extract a smooth river network with QGIS & GRASS?

I´m working with Qgis 2.6.1 and GRASS. I have used the r.watershed module to create a flow accumulation map. With r.mapcalc I have extracted the river network, then i´m using r.thin to thin out to a ...
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Simulate water runoff to get water height over each pixel of DEM

Here is my problem that I am trying to deal with. I have given a height map of around 512X512 resolution(It is Geo-referenced and I have the meta-data for this). And I have given that this area ...
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3d vector and geometry operations in open-source GIS

There is some really good open-source software available to work with 2D vectors. For example QGIS has operations like buffer / clip / dissolve / select by location / join attributes by location... ...
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GRASS Zero-Crossing Edge Detection

I have a classification of vegetation communities across a landscape in a .tif format. I wanted to use the GRASS Zero-Crossing Edge Detection tool in QGIS to help define boundaries between my classes-...
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Second order rectification display problems

I'm using GRASS 7.0 to geo-rectify oblique images taken from a fixed altitude and using RTK-GPS data as a GCP (as a vector file) for the process. The survey area is very small and flat, so I'm not ...
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How to create line segments between pairs of pixels in a raster?

I want to draw several lines between pixels (please see the image below) according to some criteria : First Criterion: The distance between 2 pixels is less than 2000m and greater than 500m ...
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Grass r.out.gdal, wrong values when importing to QGis

I have a problem with export/import functionalities between Grass and QGis. I create a raster file in Grass (with r.wind.sun, but that most likely does not matter) It has the following properties: ...
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How to combine the content of several mapsets into one new mapset in GRASS.?

I have some mapsets and i want to assemble them into one new mapset and have everything into it. How do i do it?