A heat map is a graphical representation of data where the individual values contained in a matrix are represented as colors

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How to create a polyline-based “heatmap” from GPS tracks?

This winter I am planning to track my downhill skiing/snowboarding using a GPS. Most of my riding will occur at the same resort. I would like to be able to create a sort of "heatmap" that shows the ...
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A global, grid-like projection for creating heatmaps

I'm putting together an application where I need to create a vector grid which will be used to store and display a heatmap. It has the following requirements: Can cover the entire planet. The vast ...
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Hot Spot Analysis

I'm using ArcMap 10.2- I've got a series of coordinate points, each with an associated value (level of income) that I would like to turn into a heatmap. I've projected the points onto a map, run the ...
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QGIS using the heatmapplugin from the console

I have to make a lot of heatmaps from csv's. Therefore I'm making a python script to run in the console. So far I can load csv's and save them as shapefiles. To get to the heatmapplugin I'm using the ...
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Ordering Cartodb torque visualization over Google Maps heatmap layer

I am attempting to create a map with two layers: a CartoDB Torque visualization on top and a Google heatmap layer underneath. So far I have only been able to get them to draw in the opposite order ...
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How to create heatmaps with small radius?

I am trying to visualize a set of pois on a map with the qgis heatmap plugin. It works great with a big radius but the layer is invisible for a small one (around 100 meters). I really need a small ...
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Overlapping Polygons

I have a project that requires us to plot floods in a certain area, the example below shows the flood areas. What I would like to know is how would I be able to shows these polygons in a better ...
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QGIS Heatmap plugin how to convert resulting raster values to meaningful values for legend

I am using QGIS and heatmap plugin and I need help with finding the meaning of the resulting raster values. I know there have been some questions, but none of them helped. This is my point layer input ...
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Generating Heat Maps with GeoHash

I have a long list of GeoHash codes for a certain geographic region. I'm using 6-character precision so for example if the area under study was Earl's Court in London, I would have a few six letter ...
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OpenLayers HeatMap add customized data

I want to add HeatMap customized data based in a vector (longitude, latitude, temperature). Currently I have this code: data = new ol.source.Vector(); map = new ol.Map({ target: 'map_canvas', ...
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How to plot heatmap/locations in Geoserver & Openlayers map from the Lat/Lon data of PostGIS table?

I am using Geoserver, Openlayers, PostGIS for Geospatial web implemenation. I have an Indian map shape files for States, Districts, Talukas. I am able to generate a map with states, districts, ...
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How to get counts from a table to produce a heatmap?

I am trying to create a heat map of doctors per zip code based on zip code. I have a table with the doctors and their zip codes, some of them repeating because there is more than one doctor per zip ...
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Weighted heatmap analysis- density of points, vs density of weight variable

Was just wondering if anyone could help me with a problem. I'm trying to map wellbeing scores (out of 10), using locations from a survey of 15,000 households, using the HEatmap command in QGIS. It's ...
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Heat map / Density map from dynamic points table in MapServer (GeoServer)?

How can I create a heat map (some would call a density map) from a points layer in MapServer (or GeoServer)? (preferably able to choose Interpolation method, NN, IDW, etc and color map with a ...
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QGIS 2.4 Heatmap Plugin Generates a Solid Black Map

I'm trying to generate a heatmap of vehicle-pedestrian collisions in Los Angeles using data taken from UC Berekely TIMS. TIMS provides an exhaustive database of traffic accidents involving injury in ...
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What vector file type yields the greatest detail with the Heat Map plugin?

I'm using .shp files built from .csv files and having quirky results. Perhaps there is a better way to begin. The heat map appears to be accurately describing the data but calculates a huge area in ...
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Openlayers heat map not displaying properly in html

I was wondering if you could help me with something I am trying?? Created a heatmap from a sql point table using sld in GeoServer. Displays fine as a preview:- It looks tiled when I publish it to ...
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Using Geoserver

I am new to GIS and interested in using Geoserver. I have had a look at tutorials and read some books on this but still feeling clueless. I intend to use C# to accomplish some tasks eg, plot points on ...
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Making Map with Color Ramp Using SQL Database Intergration?

This could be a trivial question, but I've been kind of stuck on it for awhile. I'm trying to construct multiple maps that reflect aggregated data showing overall risk by county in a SQL Database ...
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How to build effective heat-maps?

Using ArcGIS, QuantumGIS, Grass, and/or GVSIG What are some of the tools and processes involved in building effective heat maps? What are the plugins involved? What are the major data requirements? ...
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Show large information in a map (millions of points)

I have millions of points (census data) about 1.5Gb in a text file. But I only want to show an area based on this points like a heat map, so maybe I have to build polygons based on these points. What ...
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Difference between Heat Map and Hot Spot Analysis?

What is the difference between "Heat Map Analysis" and "Hot Spot Analysis"? Are we perhaps using hot spot analysis to get the required relations between features, and then using the results as an ...
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How does QGIS calculate heatmap values?

I made a heatmap from points (with values) in QGIS, and now try to understand what the values in color scale are. Radius 300 map units (meters) Pixel size 10 map units (meters) Point values are ...
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Conservation International Hotspot Data

I am creating a Heat Map and need Conservation Internationals's Biodiversity Hotspot Data in GIS form. I have tried to find the data online, but have since been unable. Where would I be able to find ...
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How to apply weight to Google heatmap?

I am trying to plot a Google heatmap based on the JSON objects returned. Here is my JavaScript: function getHeatMap() { heatLayer = new HeatmapLayer({ config: { "useLocalMaximum": true, ...
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Using Google Map Spatial Reference to plot HeatMap?

Basically I am trying to plot a Google heatmap based on the JSON objects returned. Here is my JavaScript: function getHeatMap() { var gradient = [ 'rgba(185, 185, 203, 0)', ...
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Thermal Map Data

I am curious about making a thermal map to display where the hot spots and where the cool spots in a community are. Obviously the roads will be hot and the shaded areas with trees will be cool but ...
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how to create a Heat-Map in ArcMap 10.1

Is there any tutorial about creating a heat-map in ArcMap 10.1?
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Why is interpolation adding too much heat

I am interpolating geo data using qgis. The data is in the form of lat,lon,count. The path of the collected data is shown as a mostly transparent line. The resulting heatmap it produces is shown. ...
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Converting Heatmap into Grid of Points to regenerate less accurate Heatmap?

Question: How do you take a heatmap generated using a GIS software (arcgis, qgis...) and convert it into a uniform grid array of points which can be used to regenerate the heatmap (although with ...
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Plot coordinates and draw a heat map on a GADM map

I am trying to plot insect Resistance data collected at multiple sites on a spatial GADM map. My data looks like this: I would like to build a heat map (with increasing resistance=increasing ...
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Identifying clusters of points within a given distance

So I have a database of lats/longs representing incidents occurring on or near roadways. My goal is to identify the street block areas with the highest number of incidents in the database. I don't ...
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Conditional formatting of grid cells based on specifict attribute

I'm using QGIS. I have a 29x30km grid. Every cell of the grid has its ID and every cell of the grid has an attribute "Population" ranged from 0 to 30000. What I would like to do, is to get some kind ...
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QGIS - Continuous buffer image [Heat Map]

Is it possible to have the representation like the one the heat-map like the figure below using QGIS? The way seems to use buffer options, but I do not know how. Does exist any plugin that helps? I am ...
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What exactly is the min/max of an extent? (QGIS heatmap plugin)

I'm having a hard time making the heatmap plugin do precisely what I want (namely, to make a heatmap showing not only points but an attribute of those points), and now I'm thinking that I may be ...
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How to identify concentrated areas with multiple point values to produce a “heat map” appearance

I have roughly 1.6 million points statewide with values ranging from 1 - 4. I'm looking to identify concentrations of points based on their values (1,2,3,4). I know there are several different routes ...
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Is it possible to use polygons to create heatmaps?

I hope I can explain my question clearly, so here it goes: I've been fiddling around with heatmaps on QGIS for a few days, but came across a small obstacle on my way. I have a dataset comprised of ...
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Contour Lines Raster Extraction

I've been playing with Mapbox's blog post about converting heat maps to contour lines, and I'm stuck at the extraction part of this process. I used the CSV plugin to create a vector layer of points, ...
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Crash upon heatmap

I am completely new to qgis. I am trying to generate some heatmaps from crime data... and failing miserably. I have tried with my own data and the data in the heatmap guide here ...
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Can one batch-automate the creation of QGIS heatmaps?

I have 4k point shapefiles, from which I would like to generate heatmap TIFFs using the QGIS heatmap plugin (or a functional equivalent featuring triweigth, radius and cell size selection). Is there ...
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Key for a Heat Map

I have a question about heat maps and the correct way to describe the results. I have a dataset of small historic territorial units which vary greatly in size in different parts of a country. I want ...
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Why does heatmap size vary with number of points

I am making three heatmaps based on points over the same area and don’t understand why the number of rows and columns would vary depending on the number of features. The first feature set has 398 ...
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Fail to get heatmap from MULTIPOINT column of Spatialite layer in QGIS?

I got a heatmap from a POINT column of spatialite layer. But, when I made another heatmap from MULTIPOINT column, it was blank. What is the possible reason of this problem?
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How is a geographic heat map different from a colored statistical thematic map?

From Wikipedia, A heat map is a graphical representation of data where the individual values contained in a matrix are represented as colors. Apparently, a geographic heat map is only one ...
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how to create temperature heat map on a web?

I'm work on a website of weather data . I need to make heat map with temperature data to show the status of temperature in the state my data(lat,lng,temp), I'm trying to work with Google maps but it ...
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Creating contours with meaningful values from point data

I recently obtained a CSV containing the locations of all recorded bicycle accidents in Boston over the past few years. As an avid cyclist, I'd like to create a simple contour map that draws attention ...
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Is it possible to generate a heatmap on the server-side using ArcGIS Server?

Using ArcGIS Server's JS API it is possible to generate a heatmap at runtime, as in the example at http://tmappsevents.esri.com/website/heatmap/index.html This requires having client-side access to ...
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What are problems & biases stemming from mathematics behind using Monte Carlo Markov Chain to make heatmap?

My buddy and I are using Monte Carlo Markov Chains to make a heat map - in the interest of rigour, and out of curiosity: "What are the problems & biases that stem from the mathematics behind ...
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Heatmap processed on the whole layer / dataset

How can I process the geoserver heatmap on my whole database rather than on the displayed part of it? What I want is to keep the same color for each place, everytime. Here is an illustration of what ...
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Geoserver heatmap in meters rather than pixels

Is it possible to get the radius' density kernel of the heatmap in meters rather than in pixels? http://suite.opengeo.org/opengeo-docs/cartography/rt/heatmap.html If not, is there other alternatives ...