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

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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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What is the standard method of finding satellite positions in between the 15 minute intervals in an SP3 file?

SP3 files provide satellite positions for every 15 minutes. How would you find the satellite position at a time between two logged positions, i.e. 7 minutes after the last logged position? I can ...
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Grid interpolation using a new calculated field

Still learning.... I am trying to run the grid interpolation tool on a point shp file. I can successfully use the tool with the existing data but cannot run the tool on a new field I created in the ...
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Interpolating bathymetric data to make a volume estimate

I have 3 m resolution bathymetric data of a lake that I want to use to make a volume estimate of a landslide deposit that is on the lake floor. Basically, I want to interpolate the bathy data to make ...
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Why do I get a shattered-glass effect when I turn on hillshade for my IDW surface?

I made an interpolated IDW surface with a cell size of 500. In the symbology tab of ArcGIS, there is the "Use hillshade effect" checkbox underneath the classification area. When unchecked, my surface ...
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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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How can I create a NetCDF from precipitation rasters data in R? [duplicate]

I have a lot of precipitation raster data (more 5000 files GeoTIF), created by kriging interpolation. All grid cells have the same size and the maps the same spacial extent I want merge all data in ...
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Store GPS trace with timestamps, then interpolate location by time

I'd like to: Load a 1-second interval GPS trace (not GPX) into PostGIS Then query the table at sub-second accuracy (about 5Hz), and get PostGIS to interpolate the location by time. Is this ...
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Error in In predict.gstat in R

I am trying to do kriging by gstat pcakge through R. Here is my Code: krg<-krige(var ~ 1,data,grid,model=vgm,nmax=30) But each time I recive this warning: 1: In predict.gstat(g, newdata = ...
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Creating an R factor raster in RUSLE Soil Loss equation with multiple input rasters

I am attempting to obtain the rainfall erosivity "R" factor for the RUSLE Soil Loss equation using rainfall PRISM 30 year history data. I have both monthly and annual data that comes into ArcMap as ...
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Creating SpatialPolygons in R

I am trying to do kriging with my data. But there is a problem here. I want to use krige command in gstat package. But I do not have "Spatial object with prediction/simulation locations". How I can ...
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Topography data to elevation raster

In a previous question (convert-xyz-points-to-topography-and-calculate-mean-slope), I asked how to interpolate point elevation data to a raster in order to measure slope. Thus I use the Raster > ...
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How to obtain closest point of point over polylines layer in PostGIS 1.4 (without st_ClosestPoint)?

I´ve got a polylines layer (pipes) and a points layer (valves) and In Postgis 1.4 I would like to obtain the closest points but exactly on the closest polyline. In other words, i need to locate each ...
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R: how to correctly set number n for sample grid for IDW?

I'm trying to make IDW in R. In my tutorial, I found this approach which is easily understandable, expect of one point - why they used n = 6000 ??? how did they established the value to create a grid ...
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Use Interpolation extension from python

I would like to use interpolate point data to create a raster in QGIS. I am doing batch analysis so I would like to use a python script. I found this question : ...
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Python script iterator to interpolate accross multiple fields of attribute table

I interpolated precipitation data in ArcMap (ver. 10.2) using a surface-fitting tool [e.g. Global Polynomial Interpolation (GPI)]. I built a GPI model using model builder in ArcGIS 10.2, but the model ...
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How can I interpolate multiple years of daily precipitation data to generate a daily time series?

I am trying to use ArcMAP ver. 10.2 to create several models using model builder. The model will be created to: 1) interpolate 7 years of point measured precipitation data (long integer format at a ...
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Densification of Point Layer to get smaller Voronoi Areas

I'd like to densify a point layer to get a better spatial distribution. With "better" I mean homogeneous distributed. If I had to quantified my improvement, I would calculate the voronoi diagram and ...
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Interpolating logarithimic values - groundwater pH

I am using Spatial Analyst to interpolate surfaces for several groundwater parameters based on point observations at monitoring bores, including groundwater level and pH. It suddenly occurred to me ...
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Interpolating species data from sample points in a small area [closed]

I have sample data from a small site (10 acres) which shows the number of occurrences of a particular species of snail over two sampling periods (fall and spring sampling). I want to try and ...
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How to interpolate temperature correctly?

I tried to interpolate the mean avyerage annual temperature to produce a "realistic" surface.In qgis I used Raster-Interpolation-Interpolation. Both methods TIN and IDW did not deliver a "realistic" ...
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collocated cokriging with gstat in R

I am trying to perform cokriging with temperature as the target variable and elevation as a secondary variable. Elevation (the secondary variable) is collocated with temperature (the target variable) ...
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Manually changing/suppressing z-values in Spline with Barriers interpolation that are known to be erroneous?

I've included an image of a project I'm working on. There are two layers representing sub-surface geologic formations, and these were generated using elevation borehole data (so, point data), to ...
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Getting similar IDW results using Spatial and Geostatistical Analysts for spatial interpolation of data with many zeros?

My data are plant biomass data from hundreds of sites. Most sites have zero biomass; these zeros are real. Thus, my data violate most assumptions of geostatistical interpolation methods (confirmed ...
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Precision of marker being placed on polyline

I'm attempting to place a marker on a polyline between two lat/lngs at a given percentage. Now, I know I can do this with google maps, but I need to be able to calculate it in backend code and return ...
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Interpolation code with Mapbasic

I have a drivetest data, and usually I do an interpolation using the values taken in the drive with their respective lat/long. I use natural neighbor. You can see an example attached. I am trying ...
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Creating pooled variogram in gstat

I am currently using gstat to perform ordinary kriging on daily fields of some variable - that is a new variogram is fit for every daily set of observations. I would like to compare this with ...
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Edit script to use in ArcGIS-R-Bridge

I have an interpolation script running in R which I now want to implement into ArcGIS so I can use it independently with any shapefile. To get to a result I scripted in 3 steps: Original R script: ...
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QGIS: what is the difference between heatmaps and interpolation plugins?

I need to generate a raster looking like a « heatmap » based on a points layer. On this layer, each point represents a nest (bird population study). I need to produce a nest density map (raster) from ...
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Interpolation from WFS point layer

In QGIS, I added a WFS-Layer from my geoserver, containing few point data with a numeric attribute (Z-values). This works fine, and all the points display on the map. Now I just assumed, I would be ...
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How to calculate and compare RMSE between DEM using different interpolation methods?

I have data from aerial photo, it was built from stereo photo so I have 3D information that I am using for the DEM. I extracted it into shapefile. I want to get RMSE (Root Mean Square Error) from ...
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Time series linear interpolation method for cloud not processing properly in my MODIS dataset

I am trying to perform an interpolation to my 3D array (sub-block of MODIS time series dataset with a shape of (46,960,960)) using numpy linear interpolation method to replace cloud pixels with ...
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Interpolating heights in DEM using ArcGIS API's in C# [duplicate]

I am new to ArcGIS and not familiar with it. I want to interpolate heights in a DEM file using ArcGIS? Is it possible? Actually, I want to write a C# code that will read the height from DEM file for ...
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Interpolate temperature data (shapefile) using R

The answer below solved my fist question, so I edit my question as follows: I have a shapefile given with the attributes lat, lon, elevation and temperature. So far I have a script that interpolates ...
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Interpolation of point data with different scope

I need to interpolate a raster from point data (air pollution stations data). What I want to achieve is to distinguish the station's scope (or range or scale). For example some station's data are ...
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Resizing pixel resolution after interpolation using ArcGIS Desktop?

I did kriging spatial interpolation using climatic point file. After doing interpolation, how can I resize the pixel resolution to pixel resolution of the NDVI data. NDVI image's pixel resolution ...
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Modify 3D numpy array using interpolation

I have a 3D array that I want to interpolate the np.nan values along the z dimension, and I just want the changes to modify my existing array. However, the changes seems not to be working. I have a ...
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Export to raster tool changes the output values

I am working with interpolated temperature data. The image's maximum and minimum values are 11.9 and -1.7, respectively. I exported this image to raster using export to raster, but the max and min ...
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Debugging errors of SAGA interpolation algorithms in QGIS 2.0 Processing

I encounter recurrent problems with the geoalgorithms that perform interpolations. No matter technique I use I end with the following errors. As state in OGR tab QGIS is unable to open a file in C ...
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Are there any spatial interpolation methods that take into account inequality constraints?

For example if I'm interpolating a water table map from groundwater levels measured in wells and I have a location where a well has gone dry, I don't have a measurement of the depth to water, but I do ...
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Inverse Distance Weighted (IDW) Interpolation with Radial Basis Function (RBF) in R

I want to perform an IDW interpolation with R. I am aware that I can do that with gstat::idw. But I want to change the parameter 'idp' with a radial basis function (RBF): where is the ...
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TIN Interpolation in QGIS creates weird lines?

I am using TIN Interpolation to interpolate point features based on their cost attribute (value is between 0 and 5000). Graduated symbology creates something like this: However when I am using TIN ...
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Spatial Interpolation Methods like PRISM

I am looking for some kind of software (free software) that allows me to make an interpolation like PRISM software. The interpolation used in PRISM is a local regression and accounts for ...
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Automating Interpolation in QGIS

I have a project in QGIS which involves interpolating several different variables on several different maps, then using the raster calculator to multiply some of the resulting interpolations together. ...
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Choosing interpolation method for monthly atmospheric parameters derived from AQUA/Air satellite?

I want to investigate atmospheric refraction and i am using Aqua/ Airs satellite data. These are atmospheric parameters (1) Air temperature (2) Geopotential height (3) Relative Humidity All these ...
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Error while comparing two raster layer in R

I have got a geographic point distribution with N prehistoric settlements with a size of x and want to compare the distribution with an economic simulation, which produces M settlements (Usally N > ...
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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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How to automate the QGIS Raster Interpolation Plugin using python console?

I have a rainfall data from 1961 to 2015 for each day of this years. I need to create a raster for each day with this configuration. Do you know how to automate this using this plugin and python?
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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 ...