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Get the GEBCO 2014 box from latitude and longitute

I am trying to get the information from http://coastal-mapping.eu/ It is a great viewer that shows the depth or altitude of a coordinate and the contour if you select tools and draw a line. The ...
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Adding Objects/Labels to Indoor Large Business Floor Plan

I have a PDF file of the internal floor plan of a large business building (~ 302x434 feet). This file has walls (exterior and interior), door swings, and furniture. There are no measurements or scales ...
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Plotting islands in ggplot2

I'm trying to plot bodies of water on my map and struggling with islands in ggplot2. I understand the right/left-hand rule for exterior/interior rings but there is still a problem going from island to ...
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R GIS layers not lining up (spplot/plot)

I'm trying to make a choropleth in R using a polygon file, with a points layer of local care homes on top. When I plot each layer individually they're fine, however when I put them both together (...
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Geocoding Crime Dataset with Block Number only

I'm trying to geocode a list of crime statistics that include block-only addresses i.e.: 1900 BLOCK GRAND AVENUE 700 BLOCK REED AVENUE 3000 BLOCK MISSION BOULEVARD and a couple thousand more for ...
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Creating disease risk map in QGIS?

I would like to create a risk map using RFE Data and Tiffs but now I realised that I actually have no idea how. I have dowloaded .Tiff(Region), .hdr and .bil(Rainfall/RFE) files from the USGS page, ...
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Generate magnetic map from magnetometer readings

I have a fluxgate magnetometer, and I would like to know how to plot a map of the readings. We have the magnitudes in Nano Tesla of the X, Y, and Z axis, temperature and the GPS point of that ...
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When plotting a density map using predict what is the scale bar based on?

I am using the predict function in R to map species density. The resulting map using the plot function has a scale bar. Would I be right in saying that this is the abundance of a species per pixel? ...
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QIS 2.8.9 - problem printing maps

I have a problem printing map out of Composer. I need to print Corine Land Cover but when I try to print the map, many of corine layers aren't visible on printed map. They are loaded in project and ...
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Making two maps the same

I am producing radar maps from the NEXRAD site near Omaha (OAX) using GrADS. I'd like to make a basemap in QGIS. I put a geotiff version of the GrADS output in QGIS and had it 'zoom to layer.' In ...
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How to cut polygons to fit grid ArcGIS 10.3

I have a map that displays the distribution of different types of karst all over the US. The different types of soil are portrayed through polygons. I've also created a grid that divides the US, and ...
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How to load and reference historic mapping

I have recently started working with QGIS having used ArcView for several years. I am unsure of how to go about inserting historical maps which have no referencing data. I think it might be ...
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Building an online map - how hard can it be? [duplicate]

I am a complete coding/mapping novice and I have no experience whatsoever in this field. However, I have had a really promising business idea which would be based on an online map/website. My plan ...
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ArcGIS to Google Maps

Can ArcGIS mapping be moved to Google Maps? Looking to migrate from ArcGIS to Google Maps and wondering about the challenges/risks.
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Error mapping data frame in R: is.data.frame(map) is not TRUE [closed]

I am trying to generate a map using the following data and code: fileURL <- c("https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-jAX5hT2D3hNnVtLVhROENKRGs") require(data.table) require(tidyr) require(dplyr) ge....
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Advanced android app for mapping and GPS logging?

I am looking for an android app able to log GPS data like coordinates, altitude, current speed and would be nice if also the GPS accuracy/number of satellites. Many GPS apps are able to display these ...
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How to create high quality map with QGIS and Stamen tiles

I'm wanting to create a simple but high quality map in QGIS with two minimal vector layers and Stamen's landscape tiles as a basemap. When viewing my map in the QGIS print composer everything looks ...
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Change marker within leaflet map when loading data from geojson file

This section of code adds markers to my map (it works), how can I change the marker to a different icon when dealing with geojson? var cycleracks = $.getJSON('cycle-racks.geojson', function (geojson) ...
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What's the best way to visualize hundreds of GPX files?

I'm an amateur GIS enthusiast who maps my runs, hikes and urban explorations all over the place. I have accumulated hundreds of GPX files which I enjoy visualizing in different programs - but all of ...
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Examples of Creative Cartography

I am looking for some examples of creative cartographic output. I am planning for something like a mixture of cartography, graphic design and spatial information. The output will be initially in ...
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Advice on Flood mapping of village area [closed]

This is my first attempt to do a study on this topic. I would like to get some advice on what data are required for doing flood mapping. The area I have selected for this is a village which faces ...
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Symbology classification scheme for Solar PV Electricity Generation

I am presenting some data relating to rooftops suitable for solar PV and their potential PV electricity generation. I am mapping the above data for the study area. What would be the best symbology ...
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NHibernate spatial geometry type become NULL

I am using postgres/postgis as db and Nhibernate as ORM on a C# project. This is the first time I try to map postgis to a .Net application. My setup uses NHibernate version 4.0.4.4000 and NHibernate....
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Adding a custom color scale for a sp.points layer to levelplot() legend

I'm wondering how I can add a customized color palette that I used to display a sp.points layer in a call to levelplot (lattice plotting) in the rasterVis package in R. I used a function that Dave X ...
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What is Smart City in terms of GIS? [closed]

I heard of Smart Cities with surveillance on the streets etc. But what does it mean for GIS? Does anyone have a good example?
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Can I read multiple .map files in mapsforge?

I have an android map application that needs to display separate regions. these regions are stored in separate .map files. Example: germany.map italy.map china.map I want to pane from one ...
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Traditional or Vintage mapping theme in ArcMap

Is there a labeling or theme extension that can be downloaded for ArcMap that would help to make my maps look Vintage like historic maps? I've looked at some of the ESRI extensions and basemaps online,...
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Changing legend label when cycling through Atlas created with QGIS composer

I have project which gets updated regularly and can have multiple areas which need to be mapped individually to go into separate reports. I generate an atlas in the composer and I have created a rule-...
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GDAL “Simple Tiling” (Or yet another - how do I tile question)

Before I start, if anyone considers this a duplicate, then that's fair enough, I'll not object, I do happen to think however that it's a question that I don't see a clear answer for either here or ...
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Listing Joined tables in MXD using Python? [duplicate]

I've a question about arcpy List* modules. I have a quite large amount of data on ArcSDE Server. Earlier I made a list of the feature classes, and tables in the mxd-s placed there using da.Walk ...
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Using pysal to map location of coordinates?

I am trying to map which county a set of coordinates I have are in. I want the code to go through each coordinate, check which county it is in, and then print the corresponding county. However, ...
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Mapping proportional Data for two group on single Map?

I have no experience in mapping but for my research purpose I required to map certain data on Map of certain country. Data is like this : State Proportion of X Proportion of Y Rest A ...
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Creating coloured map from Excel using ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I have an Excel file with some data and I want to create a map and present data with colours. I do everything well except for I present my data with dots. Instead, I need to cover the free space with ...
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Flood extent maps using modis 09 imagery

I have created rgb using bands 1 and 2 (250m) of mod09 data. Now i need to create flood extent maps from the same composite band. Now I need to use the density slicing method to create slices of land ...
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An interactive, animated deliverable (i.e. in PDF)? How?

I'm wondering if it's possible to make something like this: http://tipstrategies.com/geography-of-jobs/ But in the form of a deliverable? Like a PDF? I'd like to make something similar that I could ...
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What is an inexpensive way to map underground Utilities, like pipes, gas lines and telephone lines

I just got hired on to a small local government i am sill learning the ropes as a GIS Analyst. What is an inexpensive way to map underground Utilities, like pipes, gas lines and telephone lines? What ...
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How can I make a polygon from intersecting lines of different layers in QGIS?

I am constructing a geological map which involves constructing boundaries to areas which vary in style across their length depending on how well defined they. To do this I have created two distinct ...
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OpenLayers 3.10 - GetIndex / SetIndex

I am a complete beginner to OpenLayers and webmapping in general. I am trying to change the layers' order of my map by modifying the layers' index value, but I cannot get my code to work. Any hint ...
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Flood mapping in QGIS 2.4

Am trying to delineate flood prone areas using QGIS. I have a a vector layer of the river and a DEM of the same area . i have used the GRASS Module to get watershed by using r.watershed and i have ...
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Importing theodolite recordings into QGIS?

I recently mapped an archaeological site using a theodolite (or dumpy level). Therefore, each point recorded has a distance measurement from the theodolite and a degrees off north. I'd like to import ...
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Feature Rich Mapping Service for local deployment (VM) & web deployment [closed]

Since initially posting this, I have stumbled accross solutions for some of my sub-questions. This is the updated question, with fewer requirements. I would like to create a mapping service using ...
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Improve mapping effect QGIS

I have a set of points with latitude/longitude coordinates and some value that I want to map using QGIS software. When I import my points and apply a graduated style I obtain the following map. On ...
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Can you display mxd files on a app for iPads?

I would like to know if there is any apps that can displaying ArcGIS data? I have multiple .mxd's that i would like to display on a portable app.
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How to choose GPS setup? [duplicate]

I need some advice on choosing a GPS setup to map estuarine habitats in the field. Our SA estuaries are often very narrow (1 to 2 km wide) and habitats are small. We distinguish between supratidal ...
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How to Access tables and feature classes stored in Dropbox using Python

I stored some tables and shapefiles in by academic Dropbox account. I am trying to write the code block that will set the directory path to the featureclasses in Dropbox to a variable that can be ...
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Renaming 1,200 rasters in File Geodatabase using ArcPy?

I've been tasked with renaming a large amount of raster files within a file geodatabase (ArcGIS style). I'm taking weather data which has a name format as such: "G"mmddhhhh I'm trying to add a year ...
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Shaded KML overlays on OSM tiles in QGIS?

This seems simple - but the solution is escaping me. I have a series of dynamically generated KML files describing simple, shaded polygons, with each polygon having a slightly different (externally ...
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How are section of roads uniquely identified (in both directions) by Google Maps?

I am wondering whether roads around the world are uniquely identified by a certain value in Google Maps? If so, are they mapped uniquely in terms of their direction? i.e is route A to B is identified ...
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Plot points on map using Fiona and/or Shapely

I have written a parser in Python that extracts the coordinates out of a GPX file and I would like to view those points on a map. I have done a little research and it seems like either Fiona or ...
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SaveToLayerFile does not properly save symbology

I'm trying to save a symbology from a layer, but any way I try to do it, it just gives me a unsymbolised feature shapefile when I try to add the newly created .lyr file. Anyone have any idea why this ...