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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SEXTANTE toolbox - GRASS error

I am trying to use the SEXTANTE module GRASS (and SAGA) for vector analysis but whatever function I use I always get the same error:"Could not load layer: G:/closest.shp Check the SEXTANTE log to look ...
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GRASS v.Overlay/QGIS Intersect Speed intersecting line and polygon

Im currently trying to convert my scripts from ArcGIS to QGIS but one aspect that is extremely slow (imo) is trying to intersect a polygon with a line feature. I feel as though there must be a better ...
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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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Is r.cost equivalent to diffusion interpolation with barriers?

I want to perform interpolation using cost distances rather than euclidean distances similar to Greenberg et al. (2011). In that paper they use r.cost in GRASS to compute cost distances for each ...
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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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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 Install GRASS Addons to use in QGIS

WIN 7 QGIS 1.8.0 GRASS 6.3.4 I want to use r.viewshed in QGIS. therefore i want to install it in GRASS by using the GRASS interface. Followin Error appears. g.extension.py extension=r.viewshed ...
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Solar irradiation calculation using r.sun

I am trying to compute the global solar irradiation for a region and the run times seem to be a bit too high. I have as inputs a Digital Surface Model with the buildings and a Digital Terrain Model ...
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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 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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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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“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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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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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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Merging contour lines along tile boundaries

I am working with the CANVEC data set. The data in canvec is broken up in to mapsheets. eg. 116B04. I have data covering the entire province of the Yukon. I have merged all the data in to one ...
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Touch up tool for rasters?

I was wondering if it were at all possible to manipulate/massage rasters (eg Geotiff) using Qgis plugins or Grass?? By manipulate, I mean manually smooth off interpolation artefacts, blended surface ...
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Communicate synchronously & continuously (coords, etc) from terminal to application-based mapping software such that updates are displayed live on map

I run a lot of spatial queries. Hundreds of thousands a week. While these things are running, it would be nice if I could see what (where, actually) my scripts are working with. Distance calculations, ...
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Delete polygon underlap?

I am editing a layer in QGIS with severe polygon overlaps. Is there a way to delete the underlapping portions (i.e. the invisible parts) using QGIS? If I import the layer into GRASS using the ...
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Unicode Characters in GRASS ps.map instructions file

I am trying to put text on a ps.map generated map and the text contains the degrees symbol. I can insert the symbol into the instructions file, and it looks fine, but when I generate the map, the ...
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Problems with SEXTANTE

maybe the answer is somewhere, but i can't find it right now... I'm getting problems with SEXTANTE and algorithms with GRASS, SAGA... Always is the same, they can't open the files, the error is the ...
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where to perform principal components analysis and tasseled cap transformation

I want to perform a principal components analysis (pca) and a tasseled cap transformation (tasscap) for a classification.Should i perform pca and tasscap on the original bands of my image or on the ...
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grass region resolution error

I am working on a raster, but I can't set a correct region for it. In the Set region to match this raster map field, I select my raster map to change current region, but its resolution does not ...
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Getting an error when I try to import a loaded vector file to the QGIS GRASS Plugin

I am getting an error code when I try to import a contour line vector file GRASS via QGIS. I have been trying to create a DEM from the contour lines following this tutorial: ...
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How to Configure sextante in Qgis 1.9 ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 and the most up to date version of Qgis 2.1.0-Master. I am trying to get sextante to work correctly and have a hard time. Specifically SAGA 2.1.0 and GRASS 6.4.2 will not ...
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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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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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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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GRASS Plugin to QGIS error

I am installing QGIS and GRASS as part of an FOSS GIS class I'll be teaching this summer. I used the OsGeo4W installer. This installer has always worked flawlessly for me except on the machines at the ...
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Heat Map trouble: Is this a data formating problem?

I'm playing with the heat map plugin with QGIS. I've run through QGIS tutorial: http://docs.qgis.org/html/en/docs/user_manual/plugins/plugins_heatmap.html, using the airports data set as explained ...
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GRASS python script runs twice

Is there a reason that every script I have written for GRASS in python runs twice? I start them using the GUI script launcher tool, and they all begin with: #!/usr/bin/python import grass.script as ...
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How to handle/ avoid intersect errors when clipping the difference between two layers?

Using QGIS + Grass, I've added a shapefile of coastline and islands to my map. I then buffer this shapefile to create a coastal zone of a known width. At this stage the buffer consists of the ...
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i.maxlik cannot read i.class output signature file

I'm trying to perform a supervised classification using i.class. I'm then using i.maxlik, but this is returning the following error: GRASS 6.4.3svn (India_01):~ > i.maxlik group=test_group@test ...
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Problems installing r.roughness

I am trying to install r.roughness in GRASS 6.4.3. It starts compiling but at the end I get this error: ERROR: Module did not install properly I cannot identify the problem. Can somebody that has ...
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QGIS 2.2 freezes when I select a Grass command via Processing toolbox

I'm on Ubuntu 13.10, and I have never been able to get the Grass plugin to work in QGIS 2.2 via the Processing toolbox. As soon as I select any Grass command, QGIS locks up, no menu appears. I then ...
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GRASS module g.mapset can't create new mapsets from outside

I use pyscripter to control GRASS from outside. I want to create a new mapset named water. Here's my script to generate new mapset, import os import sys #set up GRASS environment variables ...
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Printing a label from a point layer attribute on a raster layer (GRASS)

I am interpolating with boundaries using v.surf.idc in GRASS. It works wonderfully and I fully recommend it. I am creating an animation and I use v.surf.idc to generate sequential interpolated raster ...
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No data appears when using gdal_calc.py but source had data values

I'm in the process of calculating topographic exposure using a mix of GDAL, grass, R and python in Windows. I need to process a very large tiff file using the following calculation: ...
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Grass - How to add average elevation of line features to a new colum

I have a shape file with 3-D (contour) lines. The vertices of any single line may have tiny differences in the z-value (elevation). Ho can I create a new column "ele" and fill it with the average ...
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Defining the boundary of a catchment area

I digitized contour lines from topographic maps and created a DEM. With the DEM, I estimated the boundary of a catchment area. Estimated positional accuracy of topographic maps is RMSE = 65 m, with a ...
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GRASS GIS - v.select- ERROR: bad allocation -

I'm quite new to Grass GIS. I have two vector maps, one of a grid (each grid cell is a polygon) and one of a much larger polygon. I've been trying to select the grid cells that lie completely within ...
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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 7 voronoi vertices error

I tried the voronoi diagram for area function and got the message "ERROR: Found 0 vertices" - any suggestion ?
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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 ...