Linear referencing is the method of storing geographic locations by using relative positions along a measured linear feature.

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Distance percentage of a point relative to a line end in ArcGIS

I have a Polyline and a Points shapefile. I need to create a new Field in the Points shapefile with the distance percentage from the coordinate-priority of the line they belong to. The coordinate ...
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Calculate Network Lengths on a 3d landscape plotted line

I'm looking to find a way of calculating co-ordinate positions along the length of a line, however this is no ordinary length calculation. Background Here in the UK, network rail and national rail ...
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How to get location of Milestones from Linear referenced data?

I have shapefile of highways, where each segment has the information indicating the starting mile and ending mile. Using these fields, I have created Routes, using the 'Create Route' gp tool from the ...
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How to use the linear referencing plugin from QGIS with postGIS data?

I need a guide how to use this plugin properly, I'm a newbie on PostGIS and I'm trying to use the linear referencing plugin of QGIS. I've created a database on postgreSQL with the postGIS extension ...
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Segment polyline at distance from points

I have polylines with many vertices (i.e., a river). For analytical purposes, I want to segment this line at specific distances from points that occur along these polylines. Normally with straight ...
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Counting points (accidents) per segment of roads layer?

The addresses of the road accidents were known and I did geocoding in order to find their position. But their position are not snapped on the road. I managed to snap them to road segments by following ...
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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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Create point on a line with given distance from end in PostGIS

Does anyone know how to create points along a line (MultiLineString geometry) with a given distance in PostGIS? I'd like to create points at a regular distance over a line, which represents a ...
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ArcGIS Overlay route events

I have bus onboard volume data stored as a polyline shp file. The polyline lengths are the distances between sequential boardings and alightings. So along any particular bus route there are ...
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Linear referencing points when the corresponding line ID is known

I'm trying to use linear referencing on a set of points of which the corresponding line ID is known. The points are GPS measurements along a railway. Each measurement contains the ID of the railway ...
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Create chainage points from hatch in ArcGIS

I have routes representing road centrelines created my geodatabase. I have hatched these features with point symbols and lables every 100m as shown below: I would like to create a point feature ...
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Routing problem finding shortest route to line

inspiration on how to solve this problem. (Ascii art, I don't have points to insert picture) I need to find Z Z = Shortest route from X Using Road (no point exists here) O = The points that makes ...
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Dynamic Linear Referencing of events in QGIS from Excel or CSV using virtual layer

I have a PostGIS table with a geometry type LINESTRING M to represent routes. Here is the table specification: CREATE TABLE routes ( fid serial PRIMARY KEY, r_name text NOT NULL, geom geometry(...
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ST_LocateAlong interpolation: difference between PostGIS and Spatialite

In a previous question, I discovered that ST_LocateAlong along a LineStringM is not implemented the same way in Spatialite than in PostGIS. While PostGIS interpolates between measures, this is not ...
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Creating point file along line (trail) at regular distances (0.20 miles) using ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1. I have a trail network that I'm trying to establish signs along the trails every 0.20 miles. Is there a way to create the point file from the line feature?
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Calculate Statistics along a Linear Feature

I have a linear feature class (road network) that is split into segments less than 2 miles in length. Each segment is assigned a value. I want to calculate a distance weighted sum in some manner such ...
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PostGis - Geocode Milepost [duplicate]

I used this code to geocode milepost data and when i ran this i got result like this "01040000E0D408000000000000", so how to convert this result into Lattitude and longitude values ?? SELECT ...
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Creating Route Event layer with Right Angle?

I have collected GPS points along the road. and got Right angle Tape measurements of Boundary walls and other objects from that respective points. I have those records in Excel Sheet and GPS ...
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Create points along line using CCTV data (irregular interval!)

I am trying to create points along a line using CCTV data for our wastewater network using ArcMap 10.3. There is no field within our pipe to specify upstream/downstream so I have determined the flow ...
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Find distance from points along lines [closed]

I have two layers, one is a point layer of schools and another is a polyline layer of streets. The end goal is to create a buffer along the lines that is 20 feet from the centerline that goes 1 mile ...
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Creating points at specified distances along line radiating from midpoint of each line using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to create points at specified distances (i.e. every 10 meters) along a line radiating from the midpoint of each line. While I could manually create a number of 'buffers' from each mid-point ...
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Nearest Neighbor Analysis for route events

I have events that are on routes. You can think of it as accidents on a highway. I want to do some spatial statistics on it. The road is an M enabled feature class and decision makers want logical ...
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Split lines into non-overlapping subsets based on points

Given a table with line geometry, and one or more points that are snapped to this line in a separate table, I would like to split each line with one or more intersecting points at each of the ...
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How to preserve original direction of NHD segments when creating route using gp.CreateRoutes_lr tool?

I am trying to figure out how to preserve the original line direction of NHD High Resolution data that I am selecting out and creating a route with. I'm using ArcGIS 9.3.1 and this is a python script. ...
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How does the parameter “offset” work with the ST_LocateAlong/ST_LocateBetween PostGIS function?

I try to understand the ST_LocateAlong/ST_LocateBetween PostGIS function. The documentation tells me this: geometry ST_LocateAlong(geometry ageom_with_measure, float8 a_measure, float8 offset); ...
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Creating a reference line among LiDAR points and retrieving distances between them?

I have a LAS dataset which contains points with x and y coordinates. For further analysis I need a new dimension which can be adjusted as the dataset requires. To make it understandable I made this (...
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ArcMap, Network analyst data preparation

I have line feature class with pedestrian network ... and information about network parameters (surface type, surface quality, slope, etc. ... not in digital form now). I want to create network ...
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Plotting new offset points in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a task where I have plotted positions along an alignment (see red dots in images) and I need to plot two offset points (from the chainage locations) at varying distance parallel to the ...
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How can I extract the measurelength, highmeasure and lowmeasure of routes in ArcGIS

I'm trying to create road Routes in ArcGIS, which traditionally have been created using workstation. I've managed to write a Python script to do this, however, unlike ArcInfo, the attributes ...
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Dividing stream network of specified lengths in ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

we are trying to find hydro power potential of river basin by using ArcGis and SWAT ,we have created stream network ,but unable to divide stream network at 500mts interval, unable to find the tool
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Find nearest upstream sensor to Event data

I am a newbie to ArcGis. I am trying to find out the nearest upstream sensor to an accident data table . The inputs that I have are: Sensor details: Latitude, Longitude, Road Name, Road Direction (...
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Perpendicular Distance Markers on Polyline in MapInfo?

I have added chainage to a creek polyline in MapInfo v11.0.3 using the 1999 version of "Distance Marker" by Meridian. It looks poor as it does not have the functionality to create the markers ...
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Assigning RouteIDs to polyline feature class in ArcGIS Linear referencing?

I have a Linear Referencing Route System in ArcGIS Geodatabase format (polylines with M values) and a separate polyline feature class of short segments (called TMC) that do not have RouteIds currently....
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Geocoding Street Segments Based on Extents in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a list of projects that need to be geocoded or drawn through some sort of automated process in ArcGIS 10.3 for Desktop. The are listed by primary street, a begin street intersection, and an end ...
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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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How to change Linear Units

I have an ESRI feature class whose coordinates are 38.263, -122.672 Meters. When I load it into a data frame that uses the GCS_NAD_1983_NSRS2007 datum and the ...
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Calibrating routes gives interpolation error in ArcGIS Desktop?

I know that copy a question is not exactly great way to ask on this forum, but my situation is exactly the same as this unresolved issue on the (closed) ESRI forum: I have a stream centreline (...
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Locating Multiple Points on Mutlipes routes by a Unique ID

I'm trying to get a "MEASURE" for Points along a route. I need ARCGIS10 Desktop Linear Referencing tools or other application to use a unique identifier to match the Lines in the route to points ...
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How to intersect two polyline layers? [duplicate]

I have two line shapefiles that overlap 50% of the time. I want to generate a new single shapefile that includes attributes of both datasets AND no duplicate segments. A short segment from one layer ...
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Intersecting overlapping polylines using ArcGIS for Desktop?

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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Selection Based on Range of Values from another table

I'll try to explain this is as simply as possible. I've figured out how to create this table in SQL, no problem. But I'd like to have this done in python as part of a larger model. I have a feature ...
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Creating coordinates from beg and end points on a line [duplicate]

Is it possible to create WGS-1984 coordinates from the start and end points along a line segment? The line features were created using linear referencing but now I need to create lat and long ...
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Saving a calibrated route in QGIS for “future” use

Can a Calibrated Vector (after using LRS) be saved with M values, so that the file does not have to be calibrated every time is used? We're currently working on State road data, and it has many ...
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Segment road network line shapefile into new equal length segments line shapefile?

I would like to subdivide a road network for an entire state into segments of equal length. So, Highway X would be divided into 0.5 mile segments, with a record for each segment, and Highway Y would ...
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Offsetting points from lines using SQL Server Spatial?

I'm new with SQL spatial data processing, so I'm not sure how to solve my task. I have two tables - table with lines and table with points that are located on lines. Lines and points are related by ID ...
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How to find chainage of points using LRS

I have a Shapefile of road that I have converted from a KML file (created on Google Earth) and a txt file containing lat long (from GPS) of points with some attributes. The points are not exactly on ...
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Locate features along routes when features are parallel

I am trying to use Esri's Linear Referencing Tool to conform a drawn line to a road route. I have a fairly large search radius of 20m. As long as the line I draw touches the route at some point, ...
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Labeling at M value vertices only?

How would one label at M value vertices only? We have added M values using linear referencing and now would like to label stations at the vertices.
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Find the point distance along a streams polyline?

Working in ArcGIS. I am looking for a way to find the distance of a point along a streams polyline. I read Finding distance of point along polyline? and it seems to be similar to what I need...the ...
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Line sections between points in ArcMap?

How to get shape with lines between points which have to lay on the same line entity?