The act or process of making a map.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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arcpy.mapping.ExportToTIFF fails to render layer?

Has anyone else had this problem? I have an mxd file with two layers in it, one of which is fairly 'heavy' (i.e. takes a minute or so to draw). All layers are visible by default. I have the ...
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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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How to merge an excel file with a shapefile in r

I am new to mapping in R so my question might look trivial. I want to have a density map of US for number of phone calls for different areas. Each area includes some zip codes. I only have number of ...
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android app using a mapping service published on MY OWN PC as an ArcGIS Server IssueS

I have this problem been suffering from for a month I'm developing an Android ArcGIS App using the latest esri android sdk , I need to make my app get the map I want to show which is stored in an ...
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Bivariate Mapping (running a single variable regression and mapping r-squared value)

I am hoping to produce a bivariate map displaying the correlation between two variables (specifically percent SNAP participation by county against several social variables). I would like to produce ...
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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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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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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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Excel Table Objects get invisible and lose data after re-opening map

I had a case when I had to Insert many Excel tables in the Map Layout and it worked perfectly, exported perfectly, etc. But when I saved it, closed the map and came back to it later ALL Excel tables ...
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Using r, readShapeSpatial fails with simplified mapshaper.org shape

So I'm mapping out the postal regions of my country and it's an enormous, 5.4million row dataframe. I don't need every single little twist and turn of the boundries, so I was super excited to ...
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How to select and export points interactively by drawing polygons?

Does anyone know how to select a large number of addresses by basically highlighting areas on a GIS map you need names & addresses for and exporting them onto a spreadsheet?? Maybe there's no such ...
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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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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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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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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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How to graph a line given a great distance (e.g. 100km) and the angle?

I'm new to QGIS and I'm trying to graph subduction zones and I was given the starting point (in latitude and longitude), the length (in km) and the angle (in deg). How is it graph correctly? I tried ...
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How to add 3D buildings in tourism map with ArcGIS?

I'm working with ArcMap making a tourism map in which I would add 3D monuments like this map for example. I have my monuments in KMZ format, that I can already add in the map, but currently view from ...
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Online GIS database building

My first post here and sorry it’s a one asking for help. A little background; I work a lot with GIS, mainly Arc but also MapInfo and Quantum, and therefore I am proficient in the use of licensed, ...
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How to map out commuting patterns by county?

I am looking to create a map that shows the commuting patterns in between counties. I am using data from Table 1 at this link. Obviously it will be formatted in a different way. Any ideas? Also, ...
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Merge village level shapefiles by sub_district_ID to get a new shapefile using R

I am new to using R for manipulating shapefiles and need help with merging the areas inside the shapefile to a superset based on the sub_district_IDs and get a new shapefile.