A shape or set of values that includes or excludes portions of data.

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Assign Mask From Layer in SearchCursor Loop In ArcPy: Error Accessing Environment

I'm trying to run a loop based on a SearchCursor that selects layers from an input polygon and polyline. I want to select a feature from the polygon to use as a mask for running Euclidean Allocation ...
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Open source alternative to the “Contours with Barriers” Tool in ArcGIS

I am trying to create a contour file for the globe for a project and am using open source GIS software packages. I was trained for several years on ArcGIS and there is a tool to create contours with ...
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Grass i.landsat.acca says image is cloud free but it is not

I'm working on an area in Amazonia with high cloud persistance which makes global data on land cover quite useless at small scales, so I wanted to learn to process my own Landsat images, with GRASS ...
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R Efficient Way to Resample, Crop, and Mask a Raster Image

Does anyone know an efficient way to resample an image? I am currently trying to crop a large image and clip 2 regions from a shape file. From this clipped image, I would like to increase the pixel ...
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Masking low quality raster with polygons in R gives weird overhang?

I am pretty new to R, and have been attempting to use the mask function on a raster image of 250mx250m resolution. My problem is that for some reason I am getting overhang, as there are pixels which ...
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How to create a numerical mask file with the elevation points of an area with QGIS

I'm using QGIS and I have to create a mask file (.txt) as an input for a hydrological model. The file should be a numerical grid map that represents the elevation points of a catchment area, like the ...
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Clipping raster file in ArcMap over the extent of polyline shape

I have a calculated raster file, overlayed on a shapefile with lines (like on figure) I would like to clip the raster in ArcMap (since it is an interpolation and out of the vector shape it is mostly ...
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How to ‘invert’ or ‘reverse’ a vector cutline when gdalwarp'ing a raster?

I have a raster of North America and I'd like to remove the larger lakes from it, replacing them with the same no-data value as the original raster. So I downloaded Natural Earth's 10 meter lakes ...
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Reclassify raster pixels underlying certain polygons using Python

I've got a shapefile with many polygons, each of which exactly overlays a contiguous region of raster cells; an example in yellow: For some of these, I want to use the polygon as a sort of analysis ...
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Mask Plugin and Atlas Composer Error

I have QGIS 2.8.1 and have downloaded the MASK plugin. I have a print template which I have created within the Atlas Composer and have this pointing to a boundary file. I want to be able to mask ...
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Creating polygons using mask layer?

I looked at this question, but it only answers part of my problem. I want to create Thiessen polygons based off of the green points within the blue polygon boundary ONLY. I've set the Processing ...
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Annotation masks disappearing

I have created annotation from the labels of a set of contour lines in ArcGIS and used Feature Outline Mask to create a mask layer in order to mask the lines using Advanced Drawing Options and make ...
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Combining several mask rasters to obtain one single mask with binary values

I have a series of separate rasters which represent the cloud cover over the same area but in different months. Each raster has 2 values: nan for "no cloud" and 255 for "cloud". What i want to do is ...
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QGIS Treat null as zero in raster calculator

In QGIS - I have an irregularly shaped raster - I wish to clip an irregular area out of it (call it raster A) with that area set to null. I masked the area (vector polygon) I want to remove and used ...
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Masking of DEM in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have a clipped DEM of my study area in ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 which I want to use for SWAT project set-up, but I need to mask it. How do I go about it? I'm new to the use of ArcGIS. I don't want to ...
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How many percentage of sea area is covered with points?

I have a large number of lat/long positions at sea for a geographical area (stored as CSV). This geographical area also contains lots of land area. I want to divide the sea area into a grid (f.ex down ...
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Landsat Surface Reflectancce product Python packages

I have to work with numerous Landsat surface reflectance product that I downloaded from http://landsat.usgs.gov/CDR_LSR.php. The product comes with a QA data with information on clouds and shadows ...
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How to clip several raster datasets with a mask?

I would like to clip many images (raster datasets, input) with a mask (shapefile), so I would concentrate only in the images I need for my study area. Is it possible to do with Arc GIS 10,3 ? I ...
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Reversing Extract by Mask in ArcGIS for Desktop? [duplicate]

I have a DEM and I want to apply some tools to it (fill and others). In my DEM I've zones (drawn as mask) that need to be exlcluded from that processing. I don't want to apply the processing to the ...
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How to create a feature mask with a polygon? [closed]

I need to create the SAME polygon shape shown in the image below, just 2 miles larger. The buffer wizard tool is only creating circular buffers around the irregular shape below. Any ideas on how to ...
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Deleting polygon defined area from raster layer in ArcGIS for Desktop?

Which tool do I use in ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop to exclude areas covered by vector polygon layers from a raster layer? I want to keep portions of the raster layers that exclude the portions covered ...
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Masking in ArcMap

I have question on masking. I have vegetation group layer. Under vegetation group layer, there are 3 layer which are V_Vegetation_Miscellaneous_A, V_Vegetation_Agriculture_A, V_Vegetation_Forest_A. ...
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Issues with extract by mask tool

I am using the extract by mask tool to fit my raster to a mask (province of Nova Scotia). I've noticed that the raster doesn't quite fit the mask; the north and south boundaries of the province is ...
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Considering “holes” in Voronoi polygon creation in QGIS?

I am trying to create voronoi polygons in QGIS that would consider "holes" in the general domain. An example would be: I actually created the Voronois in this image using QGIS through the GRASS ...
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Masking for subtype in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have 1 polygon features which is vegetation.shp and 1 polyline features contour.shp. In vegetation.shp, it has 5 subtypes which is paddy, rubber, forest, oilpalm and sundry tree. How can i mask ...
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Failed to execute (ExtractByMask)

I use ExtractByMask of arcpy to isolate to subset the provinces of the Philippines. I do it with this code. import arcpy from arcpy import env from arcpy.sa import * ...
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Mask plugin, Atlas composer and Legend

I'm tryin' to use the mask plugin associated with atlas composer (QGIS 2.7 dev). I'd like to have in the legend of map composer only the features that belong to mask instance (inside the mask). if I ...
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r - increase speed of crop, mask, & extract raster by many polygons

I'm extracting the area and percent cover of different land use types from a raster based on several thousand polygon boundaries. I've found that the extract function works much faster if I iterate ...
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remove unwanted areas which are not inside the boundary of second raster

1 raster layer - global map ; 2 raster layer - berlin I cropped out 1 layer using extent of 2 layer and then overlapped these two layers however I see that 1 layer still has areas apart from ...
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Problems applying a mask in Geostatistical IDW

I'm finishing an analysis of approximately 850 archaeological assemblages in the Mediterranean, and I've successfully run IDW in Geostatistical toolbox (ArcGIS 10) to generate the results I like. I'm ...
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Extracting raster data outside of clip

I'm trying to extract Sea Surface Temp raster (floating integer) that includes both sea temp and land surface temp. I want the data outside of a clip. I've clipped the coastline with a polygon in ...
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IDW with QGIS from a vector points file within a mask

Given two inputs: A shapefile: points A raster: mask I want to interpolate the points within the extent of the raster except the NoData pixels that i want to use as a mask. NoData pixels are the ...
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TIN gets distorted when I use hard clip to edit it

I have two cross sections from which I have created a TIN as can be seen in the following image. For removing the extra outer portion of the TIN, I created a polygon from the cross-sections and edited ...
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Error: Cutline feature without a geometry. > Raster Type

I've got an "Error: Cutline feature without a geometry" on QGIS 2.4.0 Chugiak. I have 2 samples (A raster type and a vector type), they have the same coordinates (EPSG:4253 - Luzon 1911) Then I tried ...
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QGIS vector layers do not match DEM?

I have a DEM (saved as a .tif) and, using QGIS, I want to clip the DEM using a vector mask. The function will not work. Am I missing critical step?
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Preserve attribute table while using Extract by Mask in ArcGIS

When using the Extract by Mask function on a raster with several columns (beyond value and count) in the attribute table, the resulting raster does not have all the columns (it only has value and ...
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How to reassign the values of a raster, based on the pixels of the raster beneath it?

In ArcMap 10.2.1, I have two rasters. Raster1 shows the extent of a habitat, and each pixel contains a categorical value for its land cover type (values 1-3). Raster1 has the smaller spatial extent of ...
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Convert a mask image to polygon shape file using GRASS

I used image classification technique in GRASS GIS v7 and generated the image mask below in which white area has NULL value and red area contains 1. I am going to clip those red color areas in a ...
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Ecoregions shapefiles: subsetting, extracting and summarizing data from raster

I am attempting to subset and project an ecoregions shapefile from : EPA ECOREGIONS my data set is found here: SHAPEFILES and RASTER When I run this code, two major problems occur: 1) I cannot get the ...
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Masking WMS (Esri Oceans Basemap) layer in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I would like to display ESRI's Oceans basemap web map service (WMS) in one of my maps, but not the whole layer, just the landmass depicting Canada as I find it a nice fit for the look I'm trying to ...
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Is Clip (Data management) or Extract By Mask (Spatial Analyst) more efficient?

I'm trying to clip down an Orthophoto to a county boundary. I've been using the Extract By Mask Tool, but this process has been running for about 12 hours! It's gone through 2 cycles already, so I'm ...
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building a water mask

I'm working with multi-temporal datasets from modis and had to do various vegetation indices. I ran into a problem now because there is a significant amount of water too, which skews the resulting ...
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How do I restrict a fme transformer to work only within a polygon mask?

I would like to define the area in which a transformer should be applied by using a polygon mask. I know this can be done in FME but I can´t find any references to it. Can anyone enlighten me?
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Clip raster layer with *raster* mask layer in QGIS

Given two input layers 1. The clip layer - an arbitrary layer (though in my case it's a float 1 band geotiff) 2. The mask layer - a paletted raster in which every pixel is either NO DATA or a single ...
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cloud shadow detection

I am trying to detect cloud shadows in Landsat images. I came up with producing good shadows and cloud masks. Now I'd like to implement my cloud mask adding cloud shadows. Do You have a good idea to ...
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How to change raster cell values within a polygon using QGIS GUI?

I would like to know how to change the values of raster cells which are within a polygon, leaving all cell values outside the polygon unchanged. I would like to subtract 1.5m from each raster cell ...
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Cutting Raster using two Polygons as Masks

I am trying to cut this raster in order to drop the outside of the walls white area and the area with the dots. I made one step using as mask the green polygon but i couldn't remove the inside of the ...
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Raster topo map “collars” overlap

I am using QGIS 2.0. I have downloaded USGS 1:100,000 topographic maps which show adjacent areas. The topographic maps were digitized with the borders (I've seen them called "collars", I think) as ...
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combine raster with another raster mask file - gdal

I have 2 rasters in GeoTiff format. One has all of the land and water and the other is a mask file that shows either 0 for water or 1 for land. I basically want my output to just have the land values ...
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How to extracting raster data to multiple polygons?

I have a reclassified raster dataset (10 classes) and I want to find out the area of each class contained within multiple (hundreds-to-thousands) polygons. I have all the polygons in the same ...