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Most efficient way to intersect overlapping polylines

I have 4 multipart polyline shapefiles (download a sample dataset here). The geometries are identical, except for the length of segments in each shapefile. They represent 4 variables describing an ...
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Performing buffering and intersection with script in PyQGIS

I wrote a script that performs the intersection of two layers: The first Layer -> layer1, represents the rivers The second Layer -> layer2, represents a set of circular dots distributed in a ...
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How to compute (X,Y,Z) of a point from given attributes

Is there a way to compute the geodetic coordinates (Earth Centered) of a satellite S(x,y,z). The original problem is to compute the footprint of an antenna, given the following information: ...
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Multiple layer intersection

I am trying to find a way with qgis/python to get the intersection area of more than 2 layers. All the tools in Qgis take just the 2 input layers. ='( For example in the image below, I have 4 ...
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Create circles around a point on a map measuring the radius in hours

Disclaimer: I am not experienced in GIS and hope this question fits in this category. I was wondering whether it is somehow possible to create a circle* around a city, using Google Maps or the like, ...
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Distribute Hotel Beds According to Population Density in Buffers using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am running an ArcGIS for Desktop analysis where I am plotting competing hotel facilities and then distributing their beds in a 5-mile buffer around the site. I would like to distribute the beds ...
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PostGIS: How to distinguish overlapping routes (i.e., LineStrings) based on their direction?

I have a set of routes which are represented by LineStrings in my PostGIS database. These routes represent journeys that people make. I want to come up with routes that (a) overlap, and (b) have the ...
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How to Simulate Venn Diagram of Buffers using QGIS?

For the sake of simplicity, suppose I have only 2 points on one layer. Point A have population of 100, and point B have population of 150. I do find buffer of these 2 points and it is intersect. I ...
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How to best intersect vector data with raster data?

I have Open Street Map [OSM] data imported so that I can access the geometry of buildings. I have also loaded SRTM digital height data from NASA from a GeoTIFF raster. I have projected the raster into ...
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How to copy the contents of an attribute from one vector layer to another one that touches it or intersects it?

I have 2 layers that intersect, called layer A and layer B. Layer A has an attribute (X) that I want to copy wholesale (for the whole layer) to layer B, so that when object A1 intersects object B1, ...
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3D features (Polyline, Polygon) intersection library

For my research I am looking for a (python) library to get the intersection of some 3D features. The features can be Polygons or Polylines. Mostly I need to intersect a plane with my features and get ...
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How could I make this PostGIS query run faster?

SELECT st_band(rast, 1), st_width(rast), st_height(rast), st_bandpixeltype(rast, 1), st_bandnodatavalue(rast, 1), st_scalex(rast), st_scaley(rast), st_upperleftx(rast), st_upperlefty(rast) FROM ...
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cant find point/polygon intersect using qgis (windows only)

below i describe the method i am using. i have 2 machines: 1 ubuntu linux, qgis 1.4 - intersection works 2 WIN xp, qgis 1.8 - intersection dows not work hopefully, someone will ...
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ogr2ogr: export intersected gml using shapefile

I'm trying to do the same as the ogr2ogr example given by http://gis.stackexchange.com/a/119404/6458 The difference is that my inputs are a GML and a shapefile. Export.shp should only contain the ...
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Problem running intersect vector processing with line shp file and polygon shape file

I have been trying to run intersect on two shp files, one is line, the other is polygon. Although processing appears to take place and a new shp file is created and added, nothing is visible. I have ...
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PostGIS: intersection of a polygon with 2 rasters

I'm trying to get the intersection of a Polygon with 2 raster layers in PostGIS. The rasters have the same size and pixel size and I'd like to retrieve for the polygon a list of something like that: ...
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Polygons in Polygons

I have 2 layers, they represent 2 different data. I did a spatial join to see the polygons that fall in the other layer using the match option as identical. Before, i used the intersect as the match ...
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Incomplete results from an intersection

I am trying to map the density of buildings in flood-prone areas. In order to do that, I created a grid of equal-sized squares. I want to intersect the layer of buildings with the grid so I can ...
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Select features intersecting a linestring in QGIS

I wrote a python plugin that grabs all (vector, linestring) features between two points on the map. At the moment, I select all features intersecting the rectangle around these two points, and then ...
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Finding polygon from two arcs using CLI tools or some library

I'm trying to convert from textual representation into a set of arcs and lines. The 'input' I have is: The area is within lines joining two semicircles with a radius of 0.67 NM centred on: 641139N ...
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How to count unique lines intersecting with polygons?

Like u can see on the attached picture i did an intersection with a Raster (purple squares) and the red lines. What i need to know is the count of joins each line has for each square. What makes ...
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Determine lat/lon intersection on earth from point in space along 3d line

I have a known point in space with a lat,lon,alt. It has a camera with a line of sight and a angle of field of view. I can take the central point and calculate each corner vector of the field of view, ...
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How to cut parallelogram with intersecting line?

I have a very specific set of circumstances under which I need to break a parallelogram into 2 pieces. The parallelogram obviously always have 4 vertices and the intersecting line intersects the ...
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Run intersects function in PHP?

I have an old script that used to connect to a postGIS DB and basically perform: $sql="select * from mobile.regions_ne where intersects(geom_wgs84,GeomFromEWKT('SRID=4326;POINT (".$lng." ".$lat." ...
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Data Transfer of a point on line using the anchor point

Can I a line feature, the anchor point touches a point feature transferred the field value, even when the point touches another line(s)? How does this work?
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Can a joined-layer have its attribute changed depending on what layers are selected/deselected?

Using QGIS, I have a polygon-grid layer which covers everything, Layer_All joined with 2 other grid layers: Layer_1 and Layer_2, both of which intersect at various points. I would like Layer_All to ...
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How to simplify a self intersected / self overlapped polyline using ArcObjects?

I have a self intersected polyline, how can I break it into 5 records stored in the same table using arcobjects? (splited by vertices and the intersection point) Here is what I have got and it ...
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Using M 'Measure' value in SQL Server 2008

MS Sql Server 2008 geometry type supports adding Z and M values to geometry objects, including linestrings. However, I cannot find any way to make use of these values, since methods such as ...
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Intersection between a ray from lat, lon, alt, with pan, tilt and earth's surface

I have a problem that consists of finding the intersection point between a ray from a given lat, lon, alt, that is looking to a given pan and tilt angles and the earth's surface. I need the lat, lon ...
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How to get intersected points between polygon and line in desired order

I have polygon for example "POLYGON((5 1, 6 1, 6 5, 5 5, 5 1))" that I want to intersect with line "LINESTRING(0 2, 10 2, 10 3, 0 3, 0 4, 10 4)" and get intersection points in the order that they ...
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Trouble intersecting a polyline and contours (Hack index / stream length gradient index)

Working on creating polylines for measurement using SL index (hack index). So far I have the main trunk of a stream, and contours at 10m. What I am trying to do is a) get the elevation at each ...
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Broadband coverage GIF image layer needs to be selectable (ArcGIS)

I am working on a project on Arcmap where I have 80,000 co-ordinates of postcodes and a broadband coverage map. I need to know which of the co-ordinates intersect with the coverage map. I have added ...
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how to avoid Intersection of polygons via python code

i am using QGIS 1.8 and i can set the check box in Setting\Snapping Options "Snapping and Digitizing " dialog to avoid polygon intersections and enable topological editing but i am looking for a way ...
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Gdal/Ogr - OGRLayer.Intersection() Question

I was trying to perform intersection on two feature classes (shape file format) using OGRLayer.Intersection(), but have problems making it work with C# bindings. I am not able to figure out on how to ...
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intersect two shape files using QGIS API

I am trying to automate a process of a shape file. We are using google maps engine and we have limitation on number vertices in a shape file. so I am using a grid to split the shape files. In GUI , I ...
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Suggestions for vector format for polygons

I am using two polygon tables in postgis (A and B ). I need to make a vector file that incorporates information of the overlapped polygons B intersecting each polygon on (A). I can make a single ...
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How to handle/ avoid intersect errors when clipping the difference between two layers?

Using QGIS + Grass, I've added a shapefile of coastline and islands to my map. I then buffer this shapefile to create a coastal zone of a known width. At this stage the buffer consists of the ...
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error in gp.execute intersect

i generate a tool to return values using area of polygons. but when i execute the tool, visual studio show an error :"Error HRESULT E_FAIL has been returned from a call to a COM component" in ...
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Copied points not intersecting the original points

I'm using an arcpy search cursor to access a Oracle database. I have a simple Python class that I copy the returned row objects into, which gives me more flexiblity than the cursor. The problem is ...
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Intersecting polygons to a focal polygon with the same cell ID and also obtaining the length of the joining edge

I have a series of polygons, where there is a focal polygon (a type of coral reef). The other polygons are cut to the centroid of a cell where the focal polygon is included. The cell ID is given by ...
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how to use st_intersection() with re-projection in POSTGIS?

This is a shipping route from 'portland to busan' and I want to check the route against land_polygons like how much distance is traveled by a route through land.And the problem is while checking the ...
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QGIS and Ghydraulics: add attribute fields from intersecting points to line layer

I have lines (pipes) and points (junctions). There is one point at each connection between two lines, so that every line has a start and an end point. Now I want to fill the attributes "start point" ...
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How to choose a projection for area measurement on building to continental scales?

I have many geographical objects described as polylines, polygons, multipolygons. All objects are in WGS84. Object could be: a building, stadium, park, street, highway, city, state, even country and ...
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Intersection of 2 feature class in flex

I have two feature class and the requirement is to intersect both of them in flex. I'm querying on one feature class, getting its geometries. I tried doing union of all the geometries of the layer ...
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Leaflet - Check if polyline intersects polygon

What is the best way to determine if a polyline (not just the vertices) intersect a polygon? Or checking if the polygon contains any of the polyline? I am checking within a function where my polyline ...
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polygonize some raster pixels based on their value in PostGIS

I need to extract and polygonize only those pixels of a raster that have a value (e.g.) greather than 2000.0 The reason is that I wish to do an operation like the following one (which is done only on ...
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Calculating where the Z values of two rasters intersect

I have several raster layers which are depth horizons, one of these horizons cross cuts the others and I would like to calculate the line along which this occurs. i.e. the line along which the Z value ...
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A faster polygon intersection tool than rgeos gIntersection in R?

I'm looking for a R function able to retrieve the polygon intersecting between two SpatialPolygonsDataFrame. I need to use R and the rgeos::gIntersection() is too slow in comparison with ArcGis...
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Efficient way of determining polygon intersection with bounding box

I have a set of polygons, and I need to check whether they are intersecting with a given bounding box(rectangle). What I am doing is, I am taking every vertex of polygon and checking whether it's ...
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Determining intersection between list of points and list of linestrings?

I'm coding in php. I have a list of point coordinates (very large one) and a list of linestring geometries (large too). I'd like to determine for each linestring, the point coordinates that ...