The estimation of values at unsampled points based on known values of surrounding points.

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Interpolation of categorical data from a polygon surface with gaps

I have built a vegetation map from a set of historical photographs from 1912. The photographs were taken from the ground (ridges and peaks of mountains), and I have developed a method of ...
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Is it possible to use Kriging to interpolate monthly mean temperature data of a point with data from weather stations around this AoI? If yes, how?

I have monthly mean temperature data from a number of meteorological stations around the location for which I actually need the information. I was thinking of using spatial interpolation techniques to ...
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Using Terrain Profile plugin with an interpolated raster

I am very new to QGIS and the goal of this exercise is to view an elevation profile of a river from a set of discrete points taken from surveying records. Steps taken: A vector layer was created ...
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Interpolation from isolines vs Thiessen (Voronoi) polygons interpolation

I'm currently studying GIS and have come across a question in an assignment that I just can't answer. I've been googling my brains out for the last few hours and got nowhere... here goes... Identify ...
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Interpolation for multiple data sets (Independent and dependent variable) in ArcMap

I'm relatively new to ArcMap, and I'm looking at the relationship between the internet and health outcomes. My dependent variables for my regression come from the Demographic & Health Survey (DHS) ...
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Downscaling climate data using DEM

I have gridded climate data (temperature and precipitation) at 0,1° resolution and I want to downscale it into a finer scale using digital elevation model. The relationship between the climate ...
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Interpolation of 3D surveys for Radius of Curvature between end points

I am looking for a spreadsheet to interpolate between the end points on a 3D radius of curvature arc and calculate the inclination and azimuth between the two end points. For instance if we have an ...
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Weird interpolation “bug” - Arc Geostatistical kriging, lower bound > upper bound

I'm using the wizard in Geostatistical Analyst, ArcMap (10.0 I think) in order to run some simple kriging. Output is set to Prediction. I have two separate inputs, which have points at the exact same ...
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How to interpolate data using quantum gis?

I am trying to interpolate distribution value of rain using IDW (inverse distance weighting) method using quantum gis. What steps do I need to undertake? The input layer data which I used there are 2 ...
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Saving results in automap R package for time series data

I'm planning to interpolate monthly rainfall data from 1980 and 2010. I'm using following code: require(gstat) require(sp) require(automap) require(rgdal) require(raster) for(i in ...
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Soft edges for interpolation output

I've built the following heatmap using QGis 2.8.2's Raster->Interpolation feature. It looks almost the way I want: The background layer is Google Maps tiles by using the OpenLayers plugin. ...
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Measuring error of Spatial Analyst interpolation such as spline, nearest neighbor and kriging?

I am planing to use interpolation method using spatial analyst tool and I found several methods like spline NN and kriging. I know I can do interpolation using geostatistical analyst but some ...
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Kriging problem within ArcGIS Model Builder

I am creating a model that accepts in a .csv file and plots the XY points on a calculated field. The preferred interpolation method is Kriging, and when I try and update the Z-Value field, the ...
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How to create soil-type maps using QGIS

I am trying to create a soil-type map of an area from point data using QGIS. I tried interpolating the data, since soil is continuous. I did this by allocating a number to each point type and then ...
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choice of number of neighbors in IDW

I am not so familiar with 'interpolation' math, albeit I grasp the underlying logic. I was wondering if there is a rule of thumb in the choice of the number of neighbor points to use in IDW ...
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Interpolation extent

the following pics will hopefully explain my problem. After interpolation an clipping the grid I get the result you can see on the pic. Next to the boundaries there are a lot of gaps caused by the ...
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How to interpolate a Raster DTM

I have a GeoTIFF DTM produced from Agisoft Photoscan at 0.05 m resolution. However the interpolation used by the program to remove the riparian vegetation has used points from the channel, thus ...
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Geoserver render interpolated polygons

First post here on the GIS forum, ill try to do my best explaining my situation. Im looking for solutions or pointers in the right direction. So, right now I'm experimenting with Geoserver. The data ...
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What resampling method is used in gdal_merge?

I am using the gdal_merge python script to merge rasters that have slightly different, though similar, input resolutions. The documentation advertises that it can handle different resolutions, and in ...
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give importance weighting to sample points in an IDW-interpolation

I am trying to make an IDW-interpolation in arcgis 10.1. In my sample file i have points with the same x,y and z values. According the arcgis-resource-site, the points are considered duplicates and ...
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Thin Plate Spline interpolation

I am completely new to spline interpolation, and I want to apply Thin Plate Spline using the fields package in R, and after I have applied Tps then do leave-one-out cross validation. This is how my ...
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How to visualize Smoke Dispersion by interpolating point data

During the last weeks, I am trying to develop an application within my current working project, which aims to simulate smoke dispersion of fire incidents. Software used: ArcGIS for Desktop/Server ...
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IDW in R with cross validation

I want to perform IDW interpolation using R, and more specifically, using the idw command from the gstat package. Also, I want to use the optimal number of neighbors (point locations) and distance ...
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How to use gdal.FillNodata in python?

I am trying to use gdal.FillNodata in python on a ".tif" raster. The nodata value is set to -3.402823e+38. Here is my code : import gdal from gdalconst import * ET = ...
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Interpolation grid for scattered data having (latitude, longitude) coordinates

I've got some scattered data in the form of (latitude, longitude, someParameterValue). I'm using inverse distance weighting interpolation method to interpolate them in a rectangular grid of pixels. ...
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Interpolating a set of GPS points on ellipsoid earth model

I have a set of GPS (latitude, longitude) co-ordinates along with the time at which the coordinates were collected. Additionally, I have the speed and the heading of the vehicle at those coordinates. ...
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Changing the origin of a Geotiff and resampling

I have georeferenced data from 1 to 10M resolution in GeoTiff format. I can use gdal to resample everything to 5M, but I would like to store the data so that rather than having an origin at a decimal ...
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Deriving RMS Error Interpolation Method in ArcGIS

Which is the best process for deriving RMS error for interpolation methods. I would like to compare which of the interpolation method in ArcGIS is best for my data.I need the procedure of determining ...
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Using Raster Calculator with Elevation Data from Contour Map

I am following this tutorial to attempt to determine flooding in the Gulf region based on estimated rises in sea level. I have taken topographic maps from the USGS and used to contouring tool to turn ...
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How to interpolate raster to get finer resolution?

I am working with precipitation raster layer. It happens the raster data to be in a resolution of 0.25 degrees grid. How could I interpolate those pixels to have a better resolution, say, a resolution ...
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Interpreting results of QGIS intepolation and Heat map from point shapefile

I have taken a step interpolation and heat map of the data point shapefile (building Centroid) with QGIS ver-2.8.1, as shown below. My question are: What is the difference of the two methods? How ...
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Coordinates interpolation for video frame synchronization

I'm taking an aerial video with gps coordinates. Here's the problem: the video is x frame at second, and the gps module gives me coordinates every second. So I've the coordinate of the first frame for ...
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Relationship between contour interval and spatial resolution of a generated DEM

If I have contour lines with interval say 10, 5, or 2 (etc.), and I generated a DEM from them, what is the relationship between between the contour interval and the resolution of the DEM? Irrespective ...
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Strange spatial interpolation results from ordinary kriging

I'm using Ordinary Kriging to interpolate a set of spatial data. I'm working on different sets which represent different days of measurement. I get good results, apart from one specific set. Will post ...
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QGIS interpolation gives same value across the grid, what am I doing wrong?

Following this question, I've tried to use interpolation in QGIS to get a sense of the topography of a map based on about 3500 track points with elevation. The elevation ranges between 213 and 353 ...
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Strange interpolation with natual-neighbor metod

I have base shape file and try to use different interpolation methods to get image like this: This layer is constructed using point to raster conversion. Generally, interpolation methods as idw ...
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Expand data set by interpolation

I have a data set that is classified into 7 landcover classes. I've been asked to expand this data set to a new boundary. My question is How can I interpolate my existing data out to meet the new ...
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How to interpolate line Z from sparse attribute values

I have a series of end-to-end connected 3d lines which I'd like to add elevation values for all vertices on the lines which are currently null or 0. How to accomplish this? In the following image ...
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Why does the use of barrier lines significantly increase idw processing time?

The IDW tool's documentation states that using barrier lines will significantly extend the processing time. It does not explain why this happen. Is anyone able to provide an insight into the inner ...
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Can we create topographical map of private land using GPS elevation data?

Is there a way to create a relatively precise topographical map of a private land using GPS elevation data? As the land is a little bit over 100,000 square meters, the available regional topographical ...
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Kriging values greater than the most extreme value of the input layer?

I'll admit I don't understand kriging to the fullest. Yet, I've read that the weights should add up to 1 as in IDW and Natural Neighbors. However, surrounding the biggest elevation points of my ...
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Interpolating points conditionally

I have two sets of data. One comprises all home sales in a given area, where each data 'point' is actually a polygon representing the lot that was sold. The other set comprises arrests made in the ...
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Unit of measurement from standard error prediction map

I am performing an ordinary kriging analysis and came out with the prediction standard error map. I would like to know the units of such map. Can anyone help me?
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Difference between “hard edge” and “soft edge” in Arc's Add TIN Line?

Is there a technical difference between "hard edge" and "soft edge" in Arc's Add TIN Line on the TIN Editing toolbar? In both you can specify the height of this constraint and they seem to be doing ...
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Attempting to interpolate from samples rather than known observation. What kind of analysis is this?

I'm trying to figure out what the name of the kind of analysis I'm thinking of is, and what options in programs to check out (mainly ArcGIS or QGIS). I'm a bit of a beginner when it comes to ...
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How can I use a csv file with coordinates and multiple attributes to extract interpolated values for a different set of coordinates in ArcGIS?

I have a .cvs file of 501 rows that correspond to 500 coordinate points, with each row consisting of latitude, longitude for a single location, followed by a list of about 100 weather attributes ...
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How do Natural Neighbor and IDW assign values to pixels?

According to ESRI's help files, NN interpolation calculates a value for a "query point", yet the output is ofcourse a raster. I understand how the value of this query point is calculated based on the ...
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NCEP Reanalysis Interpolation over regions

Given a netCDF4 file, how would one interpolate/average the data by regions in a shapefile? In reference, the publication below: ...
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Which training courses in geostatistics can you recommend?

I'm looking for excellent geostatistics courses all over the world, including online courses. In particular, I would like to learn more about the kriging method. Can anyone give me some suggestions?
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Never get the information about obective interpollation and optical interpollation

I have point data want to interpolate it and convert it into 3d grid format but i am not get any proper information which interpolation i have to used objective / optical. please let me know any ...