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

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Changing height/interpolation/shape of raster layer

I am kind of a beignner in ArcGIS and thought about and googled this problem for two days now. I am working in ArcScene making a 3D visualization of a bedrock surface of a town. I have a polygon ...
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Irregular XYZ point data to raster (TIF) - LASTools alternative?

I am trying to convert my irregular spaced point data (xyz) to a DEM and then, to a raster (geotiff). Because of the irregular spacing I need a triangulation first, right (so, no spaces are in the ...
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Algorithm for soil texture calculation

Ok. I have percent sand/silt/clay values for 30 sample points on grid. I used these values to create 3 interpolated IDW rasters. I want to somehow (I think in raster calculator) to make a code using ...
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How to interpolate only cells in a raster that are adjacent to existing cells with a value

I have raster data of a continuous field. I need to calculate zonal statistics on that data for some polygons (e.g polygons A and B in the image). It is essential that I have as complete as complete ...
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How can I use a spatial analysis tool (vector to raster) and keep date/time data?

I have a large point file of 18,000 points. These include amount of contaminants found in water samples from each point on different sample dates. For example the columns of pertinent data might ...
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Theory notions on exporting bufr data in geotiff format

I'm trying to export some bufr data from polar satellites/sensors like DMSP, ASCAT, ATMS etc in geotiff image. When my program rasterizes satellite data (brigthness temperature for example) by ...
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Correlation between raster values and vector point values

I will be using aerial photography/Object Based Image Analysis to separate plants in a field from their background, creating a polygon for each plant. I will then convert these polygons to point on ...
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How to do interpolation within geographic boundary in mapinfo?

I'm having two layers one is rain gauge data, another one is boundary I want to create rainfall distribution map within that geographic boundary in mapinfo can you say how to interpolate in ...
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Mapinfo Vertical Mapper interpolation VS QGIS

I am currently trying to fade out the use of MapInfo and only use QGIS (or Global Mapper) however I find that I am still needing to use Vertical Mapper for interpolations. We are using MapInfo V12 and ...
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How to clip a shapefile to an interpolated surface (contours) in R?

R novice here, trying to work through the ever-daunting task of clipping my data. I've posted several questions regarding how to clip various types of data, so here we go with another, complete with ...
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How can I get the value of a point that falls between 2 points of another layer?

How can I get the value of a point that falls between 2 points of another layer? I have a Shapefile of points with values representing the distance from an origin (blue in the example bellow) at ...
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How to join hydrological data from a big area with a small area with better pixel resolution?

I use TAUDEM to make hydrologic analysis. I have a hidro 1K dem file from South America (big area) pixel resolution=1000x1000 meters. I have a specific dem file located in Brazil (small area) pixel ...
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How to interpolate values for NaN pixels using ENVI?

I'm currently using MODIS data and am running into problems with NaN values in the final product caused by clouds. I'm interesting in a simple way to spatially interpolate (fill in) these NaN values. ...
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Change in min/max values after Interpolation in QGIS

After rasterizing my shape file with IWD Interpolation scheme, the min/max values change depending upon the distance coefficient and rows/columns values I choose, should I change the values in ...
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Interpolate vector layer and raster layer data into regular grid data using QGIS

I'm new to using GIS software. I obtained two different sets of data: Topography data (raster, .asc) Bathymetry data (shapefile, .shp, etc) I include topography data using Add Raster Layer and ...
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How to interpolate missing data from neighbours in PostGIS?

I have a dataset with point data within a given country. Let's say my dataset looks somewhat like this: tree_id | species | age | geom ------------------------------ 0 | Ash | null| ... ...
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Creating a DTM from Contours, via the command line or Python

I am looking to create a gridded DTM/DEM (Digital Terrain/Elevation Model) or TIN (Triangulated Irregular Network) from a set of contours. There are a number of similar questions on both this site ...
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Wind speed data interpolation

I would need to predict wind speed and direction at a wind farm station, using an artificial neural network. Unfortunately, the only historical weather data available are the one at some weather ...
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Interpolating bathymetric points

How can I make a raster surface out of bathymetric points that are not equally spaced? The points are from a USGS hydrographic survey of a section of the Ohio River. I need to make a depth profile map ...
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How to convert/interpolate feature layer to raster layer?

According to ESRI documentation about Making NetCDF Raster Layer: To create a netCDF raster layer from a netCDF variable, the spacing between x-coordinates must be equal and the spacing between ...
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How to automate the Interpolation of daily(Total-365 days) precipitation data?

I have daily rainfall data in comma-delimited text file for some location as follows Lat, Long, Precipitaion(mm) 26.0, 78.0, 23 26.50, 78.30, 200 26.70, 78.45, 405 ... I ...
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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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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 method for independent and dependent variables, in ArcMap? [duplicate]

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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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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Plotting map resulted from kriging in R

I want to plot a map weighted by prices. I got a data frame of latitudes, longitudes and prices: > str(data) 'data.frame': 1253 obs. of 3 variables: $ lon : num 11.2 11.1 11 11 11.3 ... $ ...
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Weird interpolation “bug” - Arc Geostatistical kriging, lower bound > upper bound [duplicate]

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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Keeping the z-statistic while kriging 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 to 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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Visualize smoke dispersion by interpolating point data [closed]

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 ...