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how to create grid to divide large map into smaller sections

This seems like it should be easy but I just can't find anything online that tells me how to do it. I have a map of small remnants of forest along creeks for an entire county in California. I need ...
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Arcpy (10.0) and centroids/points shapefile

I'm trying to create a point shapefile from a grid index polygon shapefile I created using arcpy. I know this is simple, but could anyone give a few pointers out there. Here is what I've done now: but ...
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Why are color settings are not saved when exporting to a new file?

I extracted with QGIS a municipality from a state map, then divided it with a grid. I don't want the borders of the grid features to be seen so I changed the color of the map and the color of the ...
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Distribute gridded data to corresponding subbasin boundaries

I have one ArcGIS shapefile of my river basin consisting of many subbasin. Another shapefile showing the location of gridded points over the whole basin (Its latitude and longitude are used as file ...
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How to convert a polygon to a grid of polygons using QGIS?

For example, the city of Rotterdam represented as a hexagonal grid.
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AML routines and python

I´m trying to use some AML files in ArcMap 10, but I have noticed that this option is not available for this version. Does anyone know or tried to "translate" the aml sequences to another language ...
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attach point grid data non-grid points

Possibly a strange one: I have a dataset with loads of fields of environmental (explanatory) data, as a regular grid of points (black dots in image), and another dataset of sampled (response) values ...
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gdal_grid has some problem with reading vrt file

I am using gdal_grid module(from gdal 1.10) and it has some problem with reading the vrt file. I checked this link but it does not work. gdal_grid problem reading vrt file The command is ...
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Convert point to grid: Numbers of cells differ

In R I am trying to aggregate points data to a grid. The data for the grid (G-Econ) comes as a csv-file. In this file each row represent a grid-cell at 1x1 degree resolution and the given ...
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Which kind of grid format is this?

in a project I got some raster files with the following content (header and data are in one txt file): HOUR 17 MINUTES 30 YEAR 2012 MONTH 5 DAY 4 CITY Emilia;Bologna NROWS 99 NCOLS 156 ULXMAP ...
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Auto increment a new column using Model Builder Field Calculator in QGIS?

I am making a model which requires creating a grid and clipping various layers to it. Using the Create grid function does not provide an ID column, instead it creates 2 columns: "longitude" and ...
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How to Lock Grid and Scalebar in QGIS Atlas

Have just started using Valmeira and I am looking at generating an Atlas. I am using irregularly sized features as the index. The challenge I have, is when I set up the template page and scalebar ...
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How can I change vector grid extents in QGIS?

I created many vector grids, but later I discovered that I need to modify some of their extents, hence, How can I change vector grid's extents (xmin, xmax, ymin and ymax) in QGIS?
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Why does vector grid creation crash?

Im trying to create a vector grid for a municipality. Do you know why does it crash? The scale I'm using is 1:1000000. Any tips? Thanks!
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Integrate grid and polygon of municipalities keeping the biggest municipality per cell with QGIS (or another)

I have a 9x9 grid and a polygon of municipalities of an extensive area of Brazil. My goal is to have a field indicating the biggest municipality per grid cell. I've been trying with intercept without ...
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How to make grid lines opaque so just lat/long coords are on map border?

Can any one help me with adding graticules to my map? I have managed to add a lat/long grid over my map, however I want the grid lines to be opaque with just the lat/long coords on the map border - is ...
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ArcGis: Rotated grids and cell size

I am using ArcObjects, namely RasterGeometryProc, to apply rotation on grids. The transformation works fine. However, when looking at the grids properties in ArcGis, the cell sizes has changed. ...
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Dividing map into features (whole squares)

I'm using QGIS 1.8.0. I divided a map of a state with its municipalities into many features using a GRID (small squares), but instead of creating one ID per feature (one ID per square), it creates one ...
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Openlayers Plugin, Project CRS and Grids in Composer

Apologies in advance for the potential for this to be a duplicate question, I've had a good look, and I can't see a solution thatI understand well enough to help me. I have my project CRS set to a ...
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How can I bring in grid files from Geographix into ArcGIS?

I have a set of grids of subsurface horizons, created from contours, that I have created in Geographix and am having trouble brining them into ArcGIS. Currently when I try to export the grid ...
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How to draw grid cells in QGIS?

I have one ASCII text file with eight columns. The first four provide the x-coordinates (e.g. longitude) of the four corners of a grid cell, while the last four provide the y-coordinates (e.g. ...
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Generating Map Tiles for MGRS Grid Graticule

I'm possibly a bit out of my league here, but ready to get my hands dirty. I want to generate map tiles for a MGRS grid graticule similar to http://tiles.mapbox.com/mapbox/map/afghanistan-mgrs. I ...
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Can a joined-layer have its attribute changed depending on what layers are selected/deselected?

Using QGIS, I have a polygon-grid layer which covers everything, Layer_All joined with 2 other grid layers: Layer_1 and Layer_2, both of which intersect at various points. I would like Layer_All to ...
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How can I add grid lines to a print composition using pyqgis?

I'm writing a qgis plugin to create an image in the print composer of the current map. I can get the map rendered in the proper place with a frame of the right width, and I can get grid annotations ...
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How can I draw georeferenced WGS84 grid on Android?

I'm planning to display a grid which is georeferenced and show the lat/long of the particular location depending on zoom level. I want to display something similar to what MOBAC has as an option ...
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Updated: Openlayers Vector Layers with Google Map Base Layer (via Grid): Vectors Stick but can't get correct resolution/projection

Revamping this question instead of opening a new one. Previous issue: vector layers were not "sticking" to the map, so when you would zoom in or out the vector layers would "come out" at you. Note ...
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ArcMap 100k meters square identification - double?

ArcMap - 1:50.000 - 5x3 meters - MGRS I put on a grid defined with the standard 1:50.000 grid style in ArcMap. I tick the box for "100,000 meter grid square identification", but it makes it ...
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How to rotate u and v components of wind in rotated gribs?

I have a grib message of a rotated hirlam product. The gribmessage states, that the u and v component contained are relative to the rotated grid. How can I unrotate them?
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Problem using grid with a vector layer

I need to establish a model of maritime pollution and I try to use the grid option to work on ocean sectors. I tried to use my grid on a vector file, .shp, with points. Each point is a maritime ...
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Arcobjects - Properties Grid

Does anybody know a way, in VBA, to change the grid interval? For example: if my layout´s scale is 1:2000, my grid will have 200 meters interval and my layout´s scale is 1:5000, my grid will have 500 ...
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Exporting Grid from R to use it in ArcGIS

i want to export a grid from R into format readable by ArcGIS. how can i do so? jones
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Measure length within a grid

I have a grid and some lines within a grid and I was wondering how to measure the length of the lines inside the grid. I can use the measure tool for a straight line, however in the future I will not ...
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How to know the real size of grid? [duplicate]

Im working with QGIS. When dividing a map with a grid I set in the paramters X=0.1 and Y=0.1. Could someone please explain what does that mean? I mean would the map be divided into 100mx100m squares? ...
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Can Vector grid shape file be clipped with Satellite image in qgis?

I am working in open layers plugin in Qgis . in order to project the satellite image wit respect to vector shape file i am having, Andre Joost suggested me to create a vector grid with crs sysytem of ...
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How to create a grid after merging shapefiles?

Follow up question to QGIS Model Builder Script - Possible to merge layers in a folder? I think I'm missing something very obvious here but can't seem to find it. After merging shapfiles in a folder, ...
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How to convert a bil image into grid in ArcGIS?

GIS beginner here. I've downloaded RFE data from FEWSNET. It's a compressed file which includes .bil files. Now i want to convert this ".bil image" into a grid to use the precipitation data in an ...
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Polygon grid shape file for landmass

I am interested in generating a polygon grid shape file for the landmass of the world. What I have presently is two tables in postgreSQL. Table 1: Coastal area shapefile ...
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How to extract elevation data from binary .ADF elevation format at given coordinates?

I have a high resolution digital elevation model available. The ground resolution is 1 meter and the file format is adf which is some binary ESRI grid raster format. I have a script the outputs x/y- ...
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How to generate a shapefile with UTM Grid precision level 100 m [duplicate]

Does anybody know, if I can download from somewhere UTM Grid for zones 33 to 35 and U belt (for Poland) in shpfile or different format I can convert to shp. I need precision level 100 m. Is it ...
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Arcmap 10 corner label measured grid

I am using the corner label feature in Arcmap 10. This allows you to set the "Numer of principal digits" and the "Number of base digits". What do these properties refer to?
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How to deal with political boundaries in grid cell analysis?

I have point data for Africa and I want to aggregate these data to grid cells which I create by a fishnet. Some grid cells cover parts of 2 or 3 countries. Normally, such cells are by different ...
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How to accurately join data based on 1x1 degree grid-cell points to a shapefile

In the data file each row represents a country and a grid-cell at 1x1 degree resolution, and the given coordinates, in longitude and latitude, label the south-west corner of the grid-cell. The ...
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Does a road connect one grid cell to an adjacent grid cell?

So here is the problem I am working on. I have an OpenStreetMap roadmap which I overlaid with a 2-D cartesian grid. So for a given grid square, I want to find out if a road segment continues from the ...
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Surfer problem - overlapping grd bln

I have the following problems with Surfer: 1, I have a grid file and a bln but i'm not sure that they overlap each other exactly. I set the coordinate system with grd and bln! (WGS84) but there is no ...
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Erdas grids names to field names in tables renamed when saved

I am trying to use zonal stat on several imagine rasters and save values to a table with several automatically added fields that will have the same name of the corresponding raster, I can do it but ...
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Shapefile of points to grid

I am looking for a method/prog/library(java) to interpolate points from a shapefile to a grid (file). I have seen arcgis can do that but i am looking for something free. More specific: i have ...
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Route through water polygons

I have a water-polygon grid shape file as shown (Each grid is 1latx1long): I have created this in QGIS and files (coastal lines and land polygons) selected from http://openstreetmapdata.com/data ...
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Polygon dynamic grid creation for a shape file

I have used QGIS Vector->ResearchTools-> Vector Grid to create a 1lat x 1 long grid for the landpolygon shape file (from osm). Now, I am interested in creating dynamic grid for the original ...
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Borderlines of states subdividing my GRID

![enter image description here][2]I just merged a map of a country with its states, so I went from having 1 feature (the whole country) to 32 features. Is there any way to have the borders of the ...
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How can I label each gridsquare in an MGRS grid individually?

I want to be able to generate an MGRS grid of arbitrary resolution (say, 1km or 100m) and have each grid square individually labeled with its full MGRS coordinate. This was easy enough to do with the ...