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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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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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 ...
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Resolution difficulties in Grass

I have gone through similar questions to mine here, but I didn't find a solution. Please help! When cropping a raster image by using g.region & r.mapcalc, I get a new image but the resulting ...
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Why does install of add-on r.clump2 for GRASS 7 give error?

I am trying to install the add-on r.clump2 for grass7. What is wrong and how do I fix it?. Thanks The error code im receiving is the following: > (Fri Jul 5 15:13:42 2013) ...
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GRASS GIS SDTS Manipulation

Preface: I'm a total GIS noob. Flame away. I'm learning GIS in my free-time and with free resources. I realize that is likely going to force me on the learn-fast-or-giveup track, but here it goes... ...
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How to choose a GRASS kernel density function?

I'm starting to use the Grass module on QGIS, and I want to do a heatmap, so, I'm creating a new surface using the kernel function. But, GRASS come with 7 types of kernel functions, how do I know ...
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Tool/Algorithm for generalizing OSM-Files for printing maps

Is there a tool or algorithm to (topological) generalizes OSM-shapes? I would like to build a printable map in different scales. In the image below you can see the same divided road (yellow) at ...
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How to change the raster color range in GRASS NVIZ?

I'm trying to create a 3d map in GRASS NVIZ from a GDEM (raster) and the range of colors that show the height of the terrain are very ugly, how I can change them? For example, I would like the low ...
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Adding additional nodes to network in Grass GIS

I have created a network in Grass GIS (using v.net, nodes option). I then want to "disrupt" the network (i.e., create some road blockages) and add in nodes to the new line ends where road blockages ...
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problems with r.sun from GRASS

I´ve problems with r.sun from GRASS. I need to calculate beam radiation, reflect radiation and diffuse radiation wwith this tool. my problem is I do not understand that you have to put mandatory files ...
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Raster image outside Grass screen, How to get it inside from start?

HI ALL: I'm new in Grass and need some help! I have created a LOCATION based on the coordinate system in which I want my data to be projected. So far I'm being able to Import & display the raster ...
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How to pansharpen LANDSAT 8 in GRASS?

Having used QGIS for quite some time for mapping, I was 'forced' to dig into GRASS as pansharpening is not directly executable in QGIS. After understanding more or less the structure, I did some ...
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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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Use of Grass and R w.r.t. Land Use Prediction

In my data mining term project I need to conduct a work on geospatial data related to a big city to show possible urbanization fields in next years. I've used GRASS lately on other projects so I'm a ...
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r.basin.py GRASS addon

I have added this add on with g.extension on my grass 6.4.3RC3. But it doesnt work... this is the error I can see: Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:\Program Files (x86)\GRASS GIS ...
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Grass 6 extension installation in Grass 7 error

I am trying to install the extension r.roughness from the Grass 6 repository, but in Grass 7. When trying g.extensions, the error "make: * No rule to make target ...
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Add-ons on GRASS (win7)

Can someone help me to install an add-on for GRASS 6.4.3RC3, on Windows 7? I tried several approaches, but wasn't able to install the add-on. I found several topics here and on the web but the ...
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How can I calculate raster cell area for upslope contributing area

I am new to spatial analysis, and urgently trying to follow this tutorial to generate a topographic wetness index for my area of interest: ...
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R gridding and contouring options

I want to make an interactive web mapping application, which will grid and contour user data. My plan is to implement R scripts with Shiny, but the only R package I can find to do this is gstat. And ...
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How to setup and use GRASS?

Previously I've asked an question and Micha gave me a helpful advice:How to find the watershed area for each point in the river network using DEM? After getting the useful DEM file, I began to setup ...
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3D Interpolation using point cloud in GRASS GIS

I've imported a set of 3D points (z,y,z) into GRASS GIS. I'm having trouble: a) visualising my dataset in 3D using nviz or the standard data viewer (I can only get a 2D plan view of my data) and, b) ...
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how to loop grass command in python and put variable in output file

first day Grass programming with python scripting; first prob; simple I want to reclass the same raster several times; and save the file with the value loop variable at the end ... can not get it ...
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How to estimate distance from points to line feature with v.distance?

I'm trying to use the v.distance module in GRASS 6.4.3 to estimate the distance from a series of point features (animal tracking locations) to the nearest point along a line feature (a coastline). I ...
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How to create a topologically correct dataset in PostGIS (with GRASS)?

I have shapefiles which I have loaded in postgis and now i am trying to use geometric function in postgis like ST_intersect and they fail because the data is not topological correct. I have tried to ...
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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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Grass won't import shapefiles

I have a problem involving the import vector data command, specifically importing shape files. I installed QGIS on a pc at work and there I could import shape files into GRASS GIS 6.4.3RC2 (which is ...
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How to generate a DEM from a contour Shapefile?

I want to create a DEM from depth contours (shapefile) in QGIS. I've been trying to work out how to do this based on this previous question, notably from this link from that page, however I'm stuck, ...
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GRASS v.overlay.or Error when trying to split a polygon with a line

I am using the Grass plugin in QGIS for Windows (1.8.0). I am trying to split a polygon with a line feature. I am using the v.overlay.or function within the QGIS Grass plugin. I have the line layer ...
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contour lines from point shape attribute

I have a point shape file and one of the attribute refers to the altitude. Is is possible to obtain a contour lines shape file in GRASS?
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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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What's the relation between QGIS and GRASS?

I have been working with GIS and remote sensing in an university and professional environment some ten years ago (ArcInfo etc), so I have some experience even though somewhat outdated Right now I am ...
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How to clean layers from non topological databases?

I'm doing my internship in a consulting office which is switching from MapInfo to QGIS/GRASS 1.8.0. I posted here a few days ago about the way to clean a polyline from a Lidar data with v.clean. ...
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How to resolve missing Python module (importlib) for GRASS/Sextante?

I have installed the nightly build of QGIS 1.9 from Larry's Dakota Cartography site, and have downloaded the latest Frameworks from William's Kyng Chaos site. However, I am unable to install the ...
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How to repair and clean contours from high data resolution (lidar)?

I'm unsuccessfully trying to make a bathymetric map with contours extracted from Lidar data at 1 m resolution. The extracted contours have a lot of artifacts like dangles and islands. First I used ...
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r.regression.multi - ERROR: Not enough valid cells available

I am running a few analyses with r.regression.multi in Grass 7. For a few rasters that I try to correlate, the following error comes up, however: "ERROR: Not enough valid cells available". I cannot ...
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How to get started with GRASS shell?

I'm a beginner in programming but i have to work with GRASS at work, and do it quickly. I'm completely lost with all the variety of tutorials that are existing and to me, don't look the same...and ...
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GRASS: populating attribute table with specific values

I have a vector map that includes 100 points. These points were created using v.extract to randomly sample a larger map of 10k points. As such, the 'cat' values range from 1 to more than 10k. What ...
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GRASS: shift point locations in a random direction

I have a vector map that contains 100 points. For each point, I would like to shift it 250 units in a random location. It's easy enough to shift all points in a specified direction using v.edit ...