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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Snap points to line and calculate chainage using Open source GIS

I have a line layer (representing a pipeline) and a points layer (representing valves) and I would like to calculate the chainage of the valves along the pipeline. I assume that I would first need ...
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Interpolation using GRASS plugin in QGIS

I have been using the IDW interpolation tool through GRASS plugin in QGIS and the interpolation output I am getting is for the entire mapset region. My question is: Is there a possibiltity that we ...
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r.shaded.relief plugin on a DEM layer

I loaded a raster digital elevation map from the DEM explorer website. I defined the projection and created a mapset. I then loaded the raster file into GRASS with the r.in.gdal plugin to create a DEM ...
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How to handle multiple space separator in Grass?

I try to load a Lidar point cloud in .xyz format to Grass (in QGIS 2.0.1). I tried to input the following options to the 'separator' field: tab, 'tab', '\t'. Just for the unlikely case that it ...
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Is there any GRASS command to measure the distance between a point in rastermap and another in vector map?

I have a question about WinGRASS 6.4.3. Is there any GRASS script command to measure the distance between a point in rastermap and another in vector map? I have a raster map and a vector map. Raster ...
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saga & grass configuration in sextante (ubuntu)

I have some trouble in running saga and grass algorithms in sextante. When I double click it appears a pop-up saying: Missing dependency.This algorithm cannot be run :-( This algorithm requires SAGA ...
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How to access nodes of a line network by using programming?

I have been given a manually digitized drainage (stream) network that needs ordering based on some rules (purely based on that single vector layer). I have built and cleaned the topology (removed ...
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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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splitting a lines layer using points

I'm looking to accomplish a similar task to this thread: How to split a line at point positions? Using QGIS and the Processing and GRASS toolboxes available, I'm looking to split a vector layer ...
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Viewshed / Line of Sight analysis- as a batch process?

I wish to carry out a line of site analysis similar to the subject in here (preferably within QGIS): Visual Impact Assessment in QGIS or GRASS Scenario: I have two points, A and B. Point A is a ...
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GRASS algorithm r.los does not produce raster

After running the r.los algorithm through QGIS 2.0, I'm getting a 'Problem loading output layers' box which gives the following message: Oooops! The following output layers could not be open Output ...
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How to interpolate a point vector layer inside a boundary (polygon layer) QGIS/GRASS/SAGA?

I have a to create a heatmap of water temperatures inside a lake for which I have sample points. The map should look much like the climate maps generated by climate change models. I have the ...
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problems using GRASS v.net and v.net.allpairs

I am using GRASS 6.4.3, and I am trying to use it to do network analysis. I have a line shapefile and a point shapefile, and here is my code(I take v.net.allpairs as my reference): v.net tc_bf25 ...
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problems using v.net.allpairs

I am using GRASS 6.4.3, and I am trying v.net.allpairs to do network analysis. I have a line shapefile and a point shapefile, and after I use v.net.allpairs, I type the command d.vect network, and I ...
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Calculate distance of points along a route QGIS

I have a line layer and a point layer, I need the distance between the first and the last point measured along the line. How can I do that using QGIS? Do I need to know linear reference? I don't ...
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“System not initialized. Programmer forgot to call G_gisinit().” message when loading table into GRASS via QGis

I am trying to load a CSV table into Grass with v.in.asciifrom the interface of Qgis 2.0.1 on Windows XP. As the progress bar indicated 74% of the data already loaded, I got the message "System not ...
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d.rast problem in GRASS command line

Update#1: @gene, thank you for your reply and I type d.mon in command line, getting a popout GUI look like this: I choose the top three flags(-l, -L, -p), and I got this: And I don't know what to ...
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g.list problem in GRASS command line

I am using GRASS 6.4.3 (installed with osGeo4w), and I have this question: As I type g.list, a function window will pop out, and all functions and results are fine. But when I type g.list rast, I got ...
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Adding a GRASS module manually in QGIS (Mac OS X)?

I am trying to add a precompiled non-standard GRASS module to QGIS 2.0.1 (MAC OS 10.9.1, using the binaries by Kyngchaos). Adapting the instructions here ...
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libfreetype-6.dll lost when using GRASS command line

Update#1: Following the instruction of Sorin Călinică, I have installed libfreetype-6.dll using the OSGeo4W Network Installer, and the command d.rast can launch successfully. I am using GRASS ...
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Map Algebra - Grass GIS (r.mapcalc) merge two raster with NoData value

I have a slope raster and a road raster. The black pixels in the road raster are NoData values and the pink pixels have a value of 1. They don't cover exactly the same area. I want to create a new ...
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How to iterate GRASS region definition?

I am using GRASS r.skyview command (v.7, Windows) to determine "urban canyon effect" on pollution due to the presence of buildings. The command nicely works, unfortunately I need to process a very ...
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Multiply vector categories

I have imported a Vector map into GRASS GIS. There are some problems with the topology and some polygon areas overlap. I used v.clean to break overlapping polygons and now I have multiple polygons ...
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display 3D raster/vector in GRASS 7.0 from command line

I am using GRASS 7.0 on ubuntu linux 12.04 x64. I am working through some GRASS tutorials and am able to get a 3d raster to show up when I use the GUI. However, I cannot get the command line interface ...
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How to install grass addons when offline?

Can anyone tell me how can I install GRASS (v.7) addons on a windows PC when offline? I manually downloaded the files from http://svn.osgeo.org/grass/grass-addons/grass7/ and copied: - the .py file ...
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How to identify line intersection in QGIS when I have more than 2 lines?

I am trying to identify where overlaps exist between multiple shapefiles. I would use the intersect tool, but it only allows me to intersect two layers. I have over one hundred individual line ...
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In GRASS in QGIS, what do I do if “NVIZ module not found”?

I was a on a Windows system using GRASS in QGIS when the error below occurred. NVIZ module not found I wonder how I can solve this problem?
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Cleaning shapefiles with islands in GRASS GIS

This may be very simple, but I'm new to GRASS GIS. I have a large shapefile containing global species ranges, which needs topological cleaning. I imported this into GRASS GIS 6.4.3 using v.in.ogr (a ...
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Creating square buffer in qgis

How can I create a buffer with square ends along a line segment in qgis? I've buffered lines using v.buffer in the GRASS plugin, but the -c option for square ends is not exposed in that interface. ...
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Rubber sheeting in GRASS or QGIS

We are in the process of getting our property boundaries corrected and a side effect of this is that we need to move any assets that have been drawn relative to the property boundaries, so they are ...
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Topology problems with QGIS/GRASS

*edited file links below I'm working on several NGO projects at the moment, all of which are reliant on being able to use a district level map with some 490+ features, and I am running into some ...
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Removing multiple categories from GRASS vector feature

Pardon my lingo if this is not entirely correct - I am a software developer, not a GIS person. We're working a project that uses v.overlay to merge a map of slopes with a map of soil tests to produce ...
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How to obtain stream segments from complemented image(raster data)?

I have raster data in tiff format, i want to extract stream segments from the complement of original raster data. I am able to extract stream segments from original raster data, but not able to ...
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header information is missing from image, after writing using opencv

I am doing complement of an image using open-cv python, while writing the image, open-cv is not writing the header information in the complemented image. my image data are in TIFF format. i am doing ...
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Is it a good idea to use GRASS Algorithms for Geoprocessing in a Server Environment?

I´m designing a web-service to run in a server environment that will do some geoprocessing actions to datasets uploaded by users and send the results back. I´m programming in Python, and so far I´ve ...
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GRASS Add Vector Point

I need to do a viewshed analysis using GRASS. I've got the DEMs loaded; and I simply want to input several (2-4) points (like 41.12345N, 122.34567W from GPS). What is the simplest, most ...
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Merge two rasters with no data value

I have two rasters: Raster A and B. Raster A has has only values of 0. The white area in Raster B are No Data values. I want to merge them to one raster (Raster C). So basically I want all pixels in ...
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1'' DHM: Hillshade is too rough - how to “generalize”?

I got this hillshade from my DHM (I used the hillshade-module from qgis). For my purpose there is too much relief detail (roughness). How can I get rid of this in QGIS or GRASS? Thanks! Martin
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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 ...