Grids and Graticules include reference grids, measured grids and graticules

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Creating Grids from WGS84 LO29 projections

I'm learning how to use QGIS for creating maps and other spatial analysis. But I am finding it difficult to add grids in the composer once you have added Data with a WGS84 Lo29 projection. It works ...
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how to create a grid of points within an irregular polygon with the maximum number of points?

I usually use qgis and arcgis. I need to create a grid of points within a polygon with the maximum number of points. I also need to set the grid parameters: x distance, y distance, offset from the ...
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Sum line lengths for each grid cell in QGIS

I'm trying to get data from a polyline layer into a grid (I've created this with regular points, points to polylines). I guess at first I have to cut all polyline segments at the grid lines and then I ...
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QGIS print composer internal grid labels

Is there a way to have the grid labelled inside of the map frame (I don't mean the option to draw coordinates inside the frame)? What I want to achieve is a "ladder" of labels like in this example: ...
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Grid size of a Digital Elevation Model developed from topographic surveyed elevation contour line?

I have generated a Digital Elevation Model from elevation contour line. I got these elevation contour line at 20 cm interval from DGPS survey. What would be the grid size of generated DEM in "m". ...
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QGIS's Print Composer forces PDF export in raster format only when Grid is added/activated

It happens from QGIS 2.6 up to most recent 2.14 that Print Composer forces PDF export to be fully raster image instead of exporting raster layers as raster and vector layers as vector. It is not ...
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Print Composer Grid Coordinate Buffer

Is there a way to create buffer for grid coordinates in Print Composer? I prefer to add the grid co-ords inside the map but the coords are often overwritten by map data which makes them impossible to ...
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Forming a uniform grid of GPS coordinates from a starting GPS coordinate

I'm trying to find a method in which I can form a uniform 2D grid, relative to a starting GPS coordinate. See the diagram below The red point represents the starting GPS Coordinate, which can be ...
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Grid doesn't show up in printer composer

I am trying to get a coordinate grid on my map with the printer composer. I have tried every example and followed it exactly but for some reason the grid doesn't show up at all. I am working with Qgis ...
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QGIS grid with projections other than WGS84?

I can easily add a grid in Print Composer (using QGIS 2.14.0-Essen) when the projection is WGS84. But when I try to add a grid with other projections (e.g. equal area), it doesn't work. I actually ...
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Inserting Grids and Graticules in ArcScene?

I have searched Grids and Graticules option in ArcScene 10.3 but didn't found there. I am specifically interested to mark Y-axis (as in below map I've prepared in Surfer) to show vertical values of my ...
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gdal_translate to get full vector extent of geo spatial referenced PDF

I am creating GeoTif images from a USFS geospatial referenced PDFs using gdal_translate. I turned off all of the layers that I did not want and it produces a GeoTif of just the center window of the ...
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ArcObjects 10.1 Misplaced graticule labels after map export to jpeg

I´m currently working on an ArcObject 10.1 Extension which 'produces a Map' and exports it´s Page Layout to 'jpeg' after completion. The code follows the snippet for 'Create JPEG (high-resolution) ...
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Making a grid with points that are staggered every 800 feet

I need to make a grid pattern with points that stagger to make a diamond pattern instead of the regular pattern that a fishnet grid makes. It is sometimes referred to a "staggered start". My points ...
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Creating Point Grid over selected polygon using OpenLayers 3?

I am trying to create an equally spaced grid of points. But these points must only be on land. I was using the polygon overlay of countries to see if I can use that as a mask. I have also tried ...
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Grid clipping issue in Layout

I'm having an issue making a figure for a poster with ArcMap. I'm trying to make a grid that follows the map boundary in a Lambert Conical projection, and it's not coming out right. The map boundary ...
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My data at a certain latitude is disappearing in Mapbox Studio?

I'm trying to make a simple map showing 4 villages in Alaska (and Fairbanks for reference) but for some reason the northernmost village is being cut-off it seems. When viewing the data in Mapbox ...
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Cell-by-cell analysis of values of buildings in a city

I'm absolute new in GIS. My task is to estimate the wind energy potential in a part of a certain european city by using a given method which is based on the calculated roughness of cells of one ...
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Grid with data table attached to each polygon

I'm trying to wrap my head around a request a colleague gave for some data visualization. She is performing field observations and for every observation, she is assigning a grid # that corresponds ...
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Unusual behavior of coordinate grid in QGis Composer

The coordinates in the grid in QGis composer display incorrectly when using the "degrees, minutes, seconds" option (or even decimal degrees). It displays West and East in the longitude and North and ...
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Generate a Grid / Points around a single point in ArcGIS desktop

I have Baseline points. Around these points I would like to generate a grid that is a at a specified distance. Lets say that this grid will be 10km x 10km. It should have a limited amount of rows ...
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Get grid area from geographic coordinates

I have a list of geo coordinates. What I want is a list of grid areas and a number of geographic points in that area. By doing this I can get the information in which areas in the world the most ...
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Grid References Third and Sixth Figures

With Grid References, what can the range be for the third and sixth figures (the tenths of the area squares) be? 1-10, 0-10, 1-9 or 0-9? So if I had two grid squares like this, where X marks the ...
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Extracting coordinates and climatic conditions of grids where species polygon overlaps with the climatic layer in R?

I have species’ shapefiles and climatic raster files. The climatic file is in 50 * 50 km equal area grid. Now, I want to calculate the climatic conditions in each grid cell where species polygon ...
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Georeference .txt file to SpatialGridDataFrame

I have a matrix file in a .txt format and I want to georeference this matrix using latitude and longitude. How could I do this in R, so that I can transform my .txt file into a SpatialGridDataFrame ...
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How to create dynamic (depend on scale) coordinates grid in ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I am working in ArcGIS Desktop. I want to dynamicly change my coordinate grid in layout view depending on map's scale. How to do that? Currently I have to change this manually every time I zoom in or ...
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Convert a polygon grid into an edge table

I'm working on a robotics project. I've got a rectangular grid (polygon shape file) that is a navigateable/routable region (i.e. I can travel anywhere in this grid). That is I took my bounding area ...
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How to creat the grid in the print composer?

I use the Print Composer in my GIS 12.3.2. version and try to establish a map (google map with a shapefile) with all the necessaries items. I thought I just have to change the Interval and offset and ...
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How to create a fishnet/grid along a polyline or polygon

I am trying to generate a fishnet/grid along a line/polyline or polygon boundary in ArcGis 10.3 or QGIS. While it is totally intuitive and easy to generate a box-standard grid, what I am trying to do ...
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Conic shaped graticules?

Is there a way to enclose my conic shaped map in graticules on ArcMap? I can only figure out do this which doesn't look very nice: I want something like this, I think this was done in GMT though:
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Changing grid label style in ArcGIS for Desktop?

In all my maps the grid labels looks like: I try to find a way to change it to that label style: I work with version arcview 10.3. I seek in data frame properties-->grid-->style - but didn't ...
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How to create a two sided ticks labels grid in layout (ArcMap)?

I'm making a planing map. I want to add to the final layout a specific kind of grid: The grid needs to be with a 6 character label that is separated in to two labels. Each one of the labels needs to ...
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How to assign polygon attributes to grid cells using centroids in QGIS?

I am relatively new using QGIS. Unfortunately I can´t figure out the following yet. I have two polygon shapefiles, one is a grid I have created using QGIS 2.12.3-Lyon (Creat graticule) and the ...
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Grid buffer in QGIS [duplicate]

I do have a raster file (grid) which I have processed before with the SAGA kriging tool. Is it possible to buffer this raster file a little bit (expanding the interpolated result) of 1 or 2 grids? I ...
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QGIS, how to create a grid that does not exceed the extent, constrained within the extent

I have to create a grid of 15mx15m over an area much bigger, 25000mx25000m. Of course it means that the grid will never properly fit within the extent, but it will exceed a bit (25000/15=1666.6667). I ...
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How do we call the plane a latitude circle is in?

I was just wondering if there is a proper term to refer to the plane that contains a circle of latitude. I know for the special case of equator, that plane is called the equatorial plane. What about ...
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'Fix' offset and undersized data in QGIS

I'm currently working on a project to visualize some climate data, among the datasets I'm using is the data from the NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis Project. Now, this data comes in a regular (non-gaussian) ...
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how to add grid coordinates in QGIS 2.12.0-Lyon in the print composer canvas?

The attached image is the municipal basmap created using QGIS. I was not able to add the grid coordinates in the print composer canvas. How do I add those coordinates?
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labels disappearing

I've created a vector grid layer, and then labeled all the vertical lines. Based on answers to other questions I figuered out how to move them, but when I do that and save the edits, all the labels I ...
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Changing grid interval using ArcPy?

I work with ArcGIS 10.3 (Python 2.7.8) and I need to change the grid interval in 70 MXD's. I tried to find Python code that can do it. Currently, the interval in each MXD is 200 meters and I need to ...
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Bad corner coordinates transforming SRTM *.hgt files to GRD format using gdal_translate

I'm transforming some SRTM *hgt files (1 second resolution version) to GRD format using dal_translate. For example, one of my orders is: gdal_translate -of AAIGrid N43W001.hgt N43W001.grd The ...
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Points to raster - interpolation

I have a point layer with soil values. How can I get a raster layer with different classes of values, since there are areas without point sampling, what´s the best way to have a regular cover of the ...
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How to join polylines to form cells. Assign values to cells

In ArcMap 10.3 I have a grid created using fishnet that is made up of polylines. I need to find a way to make this lines join so that I can assign each cell a value based on what is in each cell. In ...
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How to test polar stereographic projection for a specific longitude intersection?

I'm writing a library that tests grids defined by map projections for intersections, and am running into an issue implementing the test for polar stereographic and rectangular projections - ...
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Applying a custom 1 square mile grid

In ArcMap 10.3 I need to overlay a grid on my data sets where each cell is 1 square mile. I do not need the fishnet using geographic coordinates, just simply a grid of 1 square mile placed over the ...
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Creating thematic map where individual points are basically grid in MapInfo?

I want to plot a heat map which shows the different usage in different areas. But the thing is, in my original dataset, the data got truncated, which means that each point represents a small area ...
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Metric grid annotation truncation In QGIS Print Composer

I'm recreating a map using an old x/y meter grid. I need to truncate the grid cooridinates annotations to the thousands. So that 200000 will be displayed as 200. 220000 as 220 etc. Is there a way to ...
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Placing axis labels inside graticule on data frame of ArcMap?

I'd like to add a graticule in DMS to my map in ArcMap 9.3, having tick marks and label axes inside the main figure/frame (similar to the below map). Although setting it for tick marks is very easy, I ...
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Create regular grid in QGIS from coordinates in excel file

I have received an excel file that contains data on grid cells of 500X500m. The geographical information looks like this: 13843145006371500. The first four digits is the code for the municipality and ...
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Graticule padding in QGIS map copmposer

I am trying to print a map like the image below. And I have a problem with grid and graticule. I understand that the best way to have a grid (in UTM, meters) and a graticule (in GMS) is by adding both ...