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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Can GRASS compute the line graph representation of an input graph?

I'm interested in computing a line graph for an input graph, preferably in GRASS since I'll be using other GRASS network analysis tools afterwards. I couldn't find any reference to line graphs in the ...
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What Does the Cell Value in a Composite Raster Mean?

When I make a composite raster in QGIS using the GRASS r.composite tool and then click on a certain cell I get these values in the blue/green/red/composite rasters: blue = 124 green = 124 red = 172 ...
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Speed optimization of shadow computation with grass gis r.sun

I am trying to optimize the speed of r.sun to compute shadowed area on a DTM at 1m resolution. My current area is 3.39 km² but my final area will be 450 km². The r.sun wiki say that pre-computing ...
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Error when using r.watershed in QGIS 2.10.1 with Grass

I am running r.watershed within QGIS processing the I get the error below. I draw your attention to: GRASS_INFO_WARNING(2205,1): Subprocess failed with exit code 256 GRASS_INFO_END(2205,1) ...
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What does the blocking option do in GRASS r.watershed?

What does the blocking option do to the r.watershed program in grass? According to the manual, it should stop water from being routed past that location, but it appears to have no effect. I'm trying ...
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r.sun from QGIS toolbox doesn't give realistic value about the hours of insolation

I have a problem with the GRASS module r.sun when I run it in QGIS. I would calculate the hours of insolation in a specific site during a specific day. When I ran the algorithm "r.sun" from GRASS, it ...
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Calculating a specific distance from points along a network - GRASS

I'm currently using the v.net.iso function in GRASS (no access to network analyst in ArcMap). Does anybody know of a way to export the result to shapefile so that you have an individual line ...
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Wrong area using Albers Equal Area Projection in GRASS for Java, Indonesia

I am just getting to know GRASS 7.0 and I am struggling finding a good projection to work on a spatial analysis of Java, Indonesia. I am new to the forum, so if information's are missing for a better ...
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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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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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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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Performance difference between focal statistics (ArcGIS) and neighbor (GRAS or QGIS)

I tested minimum, maximum, and average neighbor (circle radius = 161 pixel) using ArcGIS, GRASS and QGIS: ArcGIS (10.1): it takes only one minute GRASS (6.4.3): it takes 123 minutes for every output ...
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3D interpolating

Our final year project domain is soil contamination modeling. We collected soil samples at the depths of 0.3 cm ,0.5cm , 1cm , 1.5 cm in about 25 locations. We considered 8 contaminants- p h, sodium, ...
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Extract representative slope profiles from hillslope polygons

With the help of the Whitebox Geospatial Analysis Tools I was able to easily extract hillslopes from a river network in combination with a flow direction map. Now I would like to extract ...
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execute binary from grass shell?

I am new to grass and could really use some help with my problem. I am using hydrologic modeling software, and it include a grass program that I need to run from the grass shell. My question is, how ...
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QGIS 2.4 NVIZ Solution

I am going to ask this question better: What happened with NVIZ? I do not know the exact version that nviz stopped working but it seems around version 2 of QGIS. There are two ways to get to nviz in ...
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Option for 360 degree movie embedded in Open Source GIS software?

Is there any Open Source GIS software available to embed 360 degree movies with the map? For a COTS example, there is the Active Link Vision (ALV) extension for ArcGIS from IWANE.
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IS it possible to run GRASS commands in the QGIS graphical modeler?

I have a geoalgorithm set up in the graphical modeler and everything runs except for the GRASS commands. It is really frustrating because when I execute these commands on their own they work just fine ...
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R.Neighbors with large neighborhoods?

I'm running into problems running the r.neighbors GRASS command in QGIS. Although it will run for small neighborhoods as soon as I increase my neighborhood above a certain number it becomes unbearably ...
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QGIS cannot open output layers

I have problem with QGIS 2.0.1. Everytime I run tool from SAGA or GRASS, I get exactly the same error, for example: Oooops! The following output layers could not be open Channel Network: ...
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GRASS GIS - r.water.outlet - What is my mistake?

I'm new to GIS - more so in GRASS GIS. I installed GRASS GIS 6.4.3svn in my Windows 7 machine. No problem in installation. Downloaded SRTM-Geotiff file Location, Mapset all o.k Used r.in.gdal to ...
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Simulate flood to assess Asset inundation footprints

I am trying to evaluate a number of flood gauges to assess at what levels of river height different flood risks would need to be issued. The gauges are currently set to warn of flood a couple of ...
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How do I merge a point attribute table to a polygon attribute table in QGIS or GRASS?

I have a point layer containing the following data: I want the following polygon areas to be added to the point attribute table as all the points occur inside the various features of the polygon ...
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Avoiding edges using GRASS generalization?

I'm trying to process the national wide land cover data into vector polygons. In order to be quick I separate the data into several tiles and process them in parallel. process flow is : 1. v.in.ogr ...
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C/C++ function to return minimum set of points required to represent a geometric shape

I am looking for a method from Grass, GEOS, or similar that will delete those points in a geometry which do not affect its shape. Example 1 +----+----+ p0 p1 p2 p1 can be deleted without ...
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QGIS - WHERE SQL within a processing.runalg statement for v.surf.rst in python console

I'm creating lots of raster files with grass:v.surf.rst so rather than using the graphical interface I wanted to use the python console (and potentially put in in a script at some point). However ...
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v.clean batch process withing QGIS 2.10 (PISA)

I get an error message when i try to creat a batch for v.clean operation.. Algorithm v.clean - Toolset for cleaning topology of vector map. starting... local variable 'filename' referenced before ...
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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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“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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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 ...
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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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Least cost path analysis : a lot of sources and destinations

I'm working on a 15*10 km area, splatted in a 50*50 m cell grid. I want to compute the time needed to travel from a single starting point to each cell centroid, combining driving and walking time. I ...
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Calculate cover loss between years using r.mapcalc

I am working on forest cover raster data for 2 years and am interested in areas with >5% loss in forest cover. I am pretty new in GRASS GIS, so any suggestions for how to create a difference map of ...
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Sophisticated generation and calculation of Vector entities from Raster Data?

The first image below is shown a raster wish represents the altitude value. I created this raster by applying this process, bu using this process we can manually select an upper and lower area (so 2 ...
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How to use d.* from a python/bash script in GRASS GIS 7.0?

Do d.* commands from GRASS GIS 7.0 run from a python script? I'm trying with this code: import grass.script as grass grass.run_command('d.mon', start="wx3", resolution = '1') ...
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Error using grass script v.lidar.edgedetection

I'm in trouble with the grass script v.lidar.edgedetection. When I try to filter an xyz format dsm the script starts but at the end of it an error message appears (see attached image). Somebody ...
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How to build a GRASS network with node IDs from the line dataset?

I have a dataset of street network links (line geometries). Each network link has a link id, start node id, and end node id attribute. I want to use this network in GRASS, so after importing the ...
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3d model to point cloud

Excepting FME, is there a way to convert 3d model to point cloud?
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Import vtk file in grass gis

last summer I made the relief of a cave, and at this time I returned with Therion software. This survey is in 3d and I can save it in the formats .Lox, .3d, vtk. I would like to import it in grass or ...
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GRASS 6.4.4 vector command in crashes QGIS 2.4 (g.gisenv.exe has stopped working)

I am running Windows 8.1 64 bit, and have QGIS 2.4 and 2.6 installed. When I try to use a GRASS 6.4.4 vector command (specifically v.clean), I receive an error message in an endless loop, and the only ...
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infer the altitude from a DTM & finally provide it to point / evincere la altitudine da un DTM & finalmente fornirla a dei punti

I would like to complete a point vector's table with Z data. I am not able to take Z coordinate from a dtm (downloaded from ...
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How to merge overlapping and duplicate lines from vector layer to one single line?

I used the "polygone to line" tool from QGis, to get a line-layer from this polygon-layer: unfortunatly this causes overlapping and duplicate lines, after I broke the qgis-export via GRASS into ...
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best method for gridding or interpolating elevation data

I wonder if someone can recommend the best method for gridding elevation data in QGIS, GRASS or similar. The elevation data I have is collected along 1m spaced lines at approximately 1 reading per ...
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3D visualization of terrain data and orthophoto using GRASS NVIZ via QGIS

How can I make 3D visualization of terrain data and orthophoto using GRASS NVIZ via QGIS? I am quite new with GRASS. I have only managed to get a 3D view of the terrain so far.
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QGIS doesn't recognize GRASS commands

When I try to use GRASS commands in QGIS, I get the following error message: Missing dependency.This algorithm cannot be run :-( This algorithm requires GRASS to be run. Unfortunately, it seems ...
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Problem loading output layer QGIS

Every time I run operations with temporary file output from the graphical modeler, I get the following error message: Oooops! The following output layers could not be open CLIP: ...
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Background (sky/terrain) of a viewshed

Is it possible to determine whether a point feature of a particular height would be backed by sky or by terrain? I've done the viewsheed analysis of a wind turbine. Now I would like to make a raster ...
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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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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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Longest slope oriented to north?

I need a help with my homework. I have created digital elevation model from the shapefile. In QGis(Grass plugin) This is how far i can go. I have to find the longest slope oriented to North. I know ...