# Tagged Questions

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

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### Building a DEM with both a raster and vector points [closed]

So I'm struggling here, trying to get a decent DEM for the Azores Islands because I want to include bathymetric data on it. I have a raster with elevation for the islands (land) with a 30 meter ...
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### Interpolating every X distance along line in shapely

If I have a shapely multiline object that contains many lines whose total length each is 50km (when traced from the origin), and I want to interpolate along the multiline every X meters (let's say ...
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### Raster interpolation with gdalwarp, and replicating with python API

My problem is similar to this: Replicating result of gdalwarp using gdal Python bindings. I want to resample a raster using bilinear interpolation, which I've done successfully with gdalwarp by adding ...
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### Getting from PDF contour map of Z in area to values of Z specific points in area?

I have a PDF of a contour map of value Z for an area. For the same area, I have a set of points that I would like to match with Z values interpolated from this contour map. For an individual point, ...
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### What are the practical differences between Moran's I and Geary's C

What are the practical differences between Moran's I and Geary's C for gridded datasets (e.g. temperature) on a continental scale such as USA? Which is more applicable?
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### Interpolate missing M values along a line

Is there some way in PostGIS to interpolate missing M coordinates in a geometry like this? select ST_MakeLine(ARRAY[ ST_MakePointM (0, 1, 10), ST_MakePoint (0, 2), ST_MakePoint (0, 3),...
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### Is there a minimum number of required samples/ data points for IDW Interpolation in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am interpolating air pollution values from 6 data locations using IDW in ArcGIS. I know that more the number of points, more reliable the results are. But, I am not sure if a minimal number of data ...
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### GDAL. Interpolation with breaks

I have a csv file dem.csv with data: LON, LAT, SO2(concentration) with NODATA=NAN. I need to interpolate my data from *.csv with breaks. I used gdal_grid with the command: gdal_grid -a invdist:...
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### Can MapboxGL use nearest neighbour interpolation for overlay image? [closed]

In HTML+CSS version of mapbox/leaflet I can set image-rendering option for .leaflet-image-layer with CSS to choose interpolation method. How can I make this in GL renderer? UPD Solved You can set ...
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### Difference between Spline (spatial analyst) and Geostatistical Analyst?

Why the interpolation result of Spline with Tension in the Spatial Analyst is different from the that in the Geostatistical Analyst (both in ArcGIS 10), including their minimum values, maximum values, ...
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### Can I interpolate but follow the trend of another surface?

I have a point data set will a fairly low sample density and a raster that should loosely correlate with the values of the points. For example, this could be elevation and temperature readings. I want ...
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### Does IDW interpolation in ArcGIS Geostatistical analyst work as exact interpolation method?

As we know, Inverse distance weighted (IDW) is an exact interpolation method, which means the interpolated values of the known samples should be the same with its original observed values. But when I ...
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### Using kriging to extrapolate values outside of the sampling polygon

I have data points with values along 4 perpendicular transects. The kriging tool that I am currently using interpolates within the polygon created by the 4 transects, essentially a rectangle. I am ...
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### Getting elevation readings at any lat,lon from shapefile with scattered irregular points

I have a set of x,y coordinates, each of which I'm trying to get an elevation reading for. The elevation data source, however, is not a regular grid, but consists of a shapefile containing scattered, ...
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### Improve performance of a PostGIS st_dwithin query

I am doing a local statistic, similar to the the one described in an earlier question / answer: SELECT a.tree_id, a.species, avg(b.age) as age_avg, count(*) as samples, a.geom FROM trees a LEFT JOIN ...
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### How to interpolate within defined boundaries of a deformed mesh using R?

My goal is to create an interpolation map of some output model results that are mapped on a deformed mesh (from a numerical simulation). The model results are in an x-y plane (representing coordinates)...
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### Regridding vector values

I'm trying to regrid and interpolate vector values from WAM model output. I got WAM model netCDF output in rotated grid, I need to interpolate it to another grid which is some variant of LAEA ...
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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 mapinfo?
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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 1:ncol(data@data))...
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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. ...