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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Is it possible to generate a boustrophedon pattern which fill a vector Region with GRASS?

Every thing is in the title... I have a vector region in GRASS. And I would like to generate a vector (a polyline) beeing the bostrophedon pattern which fill this region. In the picture bellow, I ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Where is the “Add vector layer”-button in GRASS 6.4.4. plug-in QGIS 2.10.1?

I've just downloaded and installed the new version of QGIS 2.10.1 with GRASS 6.4.4. When opening a new GRASS mapset and importing layers, I missed the button "Add a new vector layer". I've updated ...
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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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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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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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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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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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QGIS 2.8 problem accessing GRASS commands

QGIS 2.8.1 Win7 64 bit installed with osgeo4w-setup. I’m trying to run GRASS commands on a LIDAR raster layer but I get the following message: Missing dependency.... GRASS not installed in your ...
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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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Error when using r.watershed

When i am calculating LS Factor using Grass r.watershed the error "Raster map or group not found" (image below) keeps turning on. I don´t understand why this error happens if i am using a elevation ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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how to make decent sense from scattered river depth measurements

I sampled river depth at scattered positions and I want to be able to make a map and GIS layers out of it. My problems are: As the river meanders the interpolation I do in scientific packages i,e. ...
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How can I create random concave polygons for test purposes?

In the context of generating random test data using QGIS (in a shapefile): I can generate random, continuous (adjacent) polygons by first creating n random points using ftools and then generating a ...
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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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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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How to create the fuel models & live fuel moisture rasters for Wildfire simulation?

Has anybody done wildfire modelling in GRASS? Where could I obtain / how do I create the fuel models and live fuel moisture rasters to determine rate of spread (r.ros)?
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How to remove coastlines from Admin 0 data set using GRASS?

I have a set of international borders that I would like to overlay on top of a different data layer that represents coastlines ("land" essentially). I would like to convert my Admin 0 polygons into ...
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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 to fix Graphserver warning “osmdb has no edges!”?

I'm really new to GIS. I have some shapefiles data that I'm trying to import in graphserver. I'm doing: gs_osmdb_compile output3.osm output3.osmdb And the result is: WARNING: osmdb has no edges!. ...
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Identify nodes in GRASS

Apologies if this is a really basic question but I have been unable to sort this out: How do I identify nodes in GRASS and/or QGIS? Specifically, I am running a Steiner analysis and get the following ...
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Elevation data from 3D shapefile of buildings to raster DEM

I have acquired LoD2 building models in the 3DShape format (Polygon ZM). This LoD2 data needs to be prepared for a R-script of solar irradiation calculations on roof surfaces, but which can only ...
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Grass 7 no longer works via the Processing Toolbox in QGIS

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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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, ...