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Extract metadata with arcpy from orthoimagery

I'm very new to ArcGIS, and GIS is general. I am trying to build a script that will extract metadata from orthoimagery .tifs. Below is my test code to see if I can get the metadata from one file. It ...
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Programmatically edit/update metadata in ArcGIS?

Has anyone succeeded in programmatically updating metadata in ArcGIS 10? Considering using Python/arcpy but ArcObjects (C# or Python/comtypes) is also a possibility. I need to update both the FGDC ...
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Is there a way to universally manage Tags within ArcGIS products? [duplicate]

Tags appear to be quite pervasive. Tags associated with item descriptions can originate in an ArcMap document, and these are then carried forward in map services and up to ArcGIS online as well. ...
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How to read metadata file from R [closed]

How to read metadata file parameters( like sun elevation,REFLECTANCE_MULT_BAND etc ) from the user interface or from R How can end user validate the parameter of metadat file(.mtl) How can I pass ...
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How can I see the 'Custom Options' metadata following Save As in QGIS?

In QGIS 2.10 Pisa, I've right-clicked a layer in the TOC and used Saved As ... to save a shapefile with a new name. During this process, I used the Custom Options (Data Source and Layer) to include ...
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Is there a way to locate plugins in the QGIS gui programatically from pyqgis?

I've let my love of shiny new QGIS plugins get the better of me, and I'm finding it difficult to remember which menu / submenu / panel that a given plugin is in. I'm using well over 100 now, and going ...
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Find and replace text in metadata of feature classes

I have 36 feature classes in individual feature datasets. I need to update a portion of the metadata for all the feature classes. I want to find a string of text in the distribution portion of the ...
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Update Description of Feature Class in SDE or GDB

I need to add a Description to a Feature Class using arcpy. The feature class lives in our enterprise geodatabase. The Feature Class does not live in an MXD file, nor will it ever for this script's ...
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Metadata edit bar disappeared in Arc Catalog

could anybody help me? in my Arc Catalog the edit bar for Metadata disappeared. In my Catalog it looks like this: But this ist from Esri website, it should look like this: How can I add this ...
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FGDC Metadata Upgrade

This is something I notice recently. I'm at a stage where I'm finally moving on from ArcGIS 9.3.1 to 10.1. I noticed an assiue during this transition. In order to view my metadata, I will need to ...
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Creating metadata style in ArcGIS Desktop from GeoNetwork plugin schema?

ArcGIS 10 does not have a style metadata that meets my specification. I have a GeoNetwork plugin schema for metadata generation as the Geospatial Metadata Profile of Brazil. Is it possible to ...
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How to automate FGDC metadata generation in ArcGIS?

Does anyone know of a tool or script to automate FGDC standard metadata for ArcGIS? I would like to be able to select multiple feature classes and fill company info., dates, etc.
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Are there methods of filtering gps-data with metadata?

In our project we captured GPS-tracks from a few electric vehicles in the timeframe of a year. In total we captured around 13000000 GPS-points this way. The captured data comes from electric powered ...
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Merging Feature Classes and keeping the metadata

Is there a way that while merging two feature classes we can keep the metadata? We are merging feature classes with templates so we can import specific fields into our data. Is there a way to keep ...
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Is ESRI metadata standard compatible with GeoNetwork metadata standard?

Is ESRI metadata standard compatible with GeoNetwork metadata standard? if yes how do i update the Geonetwork metadata using Arc-Catalogue 10 Metadata xml?
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Python/GDAL hyperspectral Image wavelengths

I can open and read a hyperspectral image using GDAL according to the instructions brought by Max König here: So after reading the data like this : data = gdal.Open( filename ) then I can see ...
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XML Document points to the wrong location after using arcpy.BatchProject()

I'm trying to reproject a number of shapefiles representing contours from NAD_83_Albers to NAD_83_UTM_Zone_9N using arcpy.BatchProject(), but I have to use python/regex to preserve a particular file ...
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How to Edit custom help in ArcGIS ModelBuilder?

I have created a model in ArcGIS ModelBuilder with a certain number of layers specified as parameters. When I launch the model from the tool-box, I would like to edit the information in the right hand ...
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pyCSW & GeoNode — how to import metadata?

I'am using pyCSW as part of GeoNode 2.4. I need to transfer matadata from old app, which is powered by GeoNode 1.2 and GeoNetwork. But I can't find pycsw-admin.py file, which is supposed to import ...
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Expose ckan datasets by CSW server

I am reviewing the properties of ckan and am unsure about whether it has the ability to expose datasets stored with ckan. As I found, ckan uses pycsw for harvesting remote CSW servers. The ...
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How to interpret BUFR descriptors

I'm processing BUFR products from Eumetsat and I would like to ask for your help about the following descriptors: 002028 SEGMENT SIZE AT NADIR IN X DIRECTION 002029 SEGMENT SIZE AT NADIR IN Y ...
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What are amp datasets? [closed]

I have a job interview tomorrow for a summer student position working with GIS. I will be mainly responsible for assisting in the acceptance, storage and dissemination of geographic information, amp ...
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Is there a service to check whether a gps path belongs to a public road?

I have a bunch of GPS tracks. I want to exclude the ones which go via public roads. I'm interested in off-road segments only. Is there any public api to check if a given set of coordinates belongs to ...
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Add or Import Metadata to a shapefile

Is there a way to add metadata to a shapefile in Qgis? I have the shape file and an xml metadata file and I want to import in shape file.
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Odd Error in Metadata Script

So I developed a script that traverses through a root directory, and any subdirectories and catalogs layers files. Then exports these layer files' FGDC metadata and outputs them to a folder. The code ...
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ArcGIS - Problems Using Specific MapServer

I'm trying to use this MapServer, but I'm having a very difficult time with the attribute table of a specific layer. I need the coordinates of each hydrant in franklin county in kentucky. When ...
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In CartoDB, is it possible to associate metadata with dataset columns?

I have some data in google spreadsheets. I've been moving the data to cartodb.com because I want to use CartoDB for mapping. As well as mapping, I want to be able to access the raw data and present it ...
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FME Writing metadata to ArcGIS Online

I am trying to figure out how to write metadata to ArcGIS Online Feature Service from ORACLE SDE and how to update the existing Feature Service metadata, using FME or other tools. I am able to read ...
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Transform metadata in xml format to html

I extract metadata from the GDB_UserMetadata SDE table. Now I want to transform that xml to html so that I can view it from my browser. To do that I use the ISO.xsl stylesheet found in C:\Program ...
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exporting metadata from gps camera to spreadsheet

I have a question involving exporting metadata from a GPS camera to an application such as a spreadsheet. In essence, I'm working with a significant number of images taken with a GPS digital camera. ...
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How to open a layer in QGIS from another application?

Let's say I have some metadata about a layer stored in some custom application, and I would like to open or view the layer in QGIS. What, if any, are my options? Edit: formats include shp, wms, ...
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QGIS 2.4.0 Setting raster layer to singlebandpseudocolor using minimum and maximum raster values

I am using QGIS Chugiak 2.4.0, and I have some code in which I want to: Add raster layer to map canvas Look for the minimum and maximum raster value Apply singleband pseudocolor render type for the ...
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Automated Shapefile/Feature Class source credit from metadata in ArcGIS layout

In ArcGIS (10.1), is there a way to automatically place the attribution (= source credits) of my data onto the map layout? The source credits are stored within the metadata (Item Description) and the ...
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How to get information about layer-structure on a WMS

I'm a complete beginner in the world of GIS. And I've been wondering: how do I know where a WMS is, and what layers there are that I can import into my map? To make it a bit more concrete: I just ...
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What is the age of the Google satellite images used in OpenLayers plugin?

I am using QGIS 2.2 and I have been doing a lot of remote sensing, thus, digitizing and creating some new shape files for my study area in Zambia, Africa. But I have come to realize that for my report ...
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What causes MetaSearch plugin Search error “Record serialization failed”?

I'm trying to use QGIS MetaSearch plugin to search data stored in our pyCSW catalog. Metasearch will get the correct service info and the GetCapabilities response however, when I try to search the ...
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How to remove geoprocessing history in ArcGIS 10.2.2 for Desktop?

I have grown dependent upon the awesome add-in called Clear Geoprocessing History. It does not appear to work with my upgrade to 10.2.2 Does someone know of a different route? Or perhaps how to ...
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Using FME, Is there a way to transfer Metadata from an SDE FeatureClass to a Shapefile (shp.xml)

Is there a way to transfer, using FME, the metadata from an SDE featureclass to a shapefile?
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Preserving metadata after processing shapefiles

This is really my first time working with metadata and I just have a few concerns in regards to it. Hypothetically, if I were to merge two shapefiles together and then, explode them back to ...
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are there UML models of the OGC standards available online (native files not pdfs)

Last time I checked, there were only PDFs with class diagrams available on the net (downloadable for at least 140 swiss francs a piece) , but not the UML models in a native format of a database ...
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Export ArcGIS Metadata as a .pdf

I've been asked to automate the exporting of metadata from ESRI feature classes into .pdf files. We don't want the .xml files, rather a .pdf version of what you see in the Description panel in Catalog....
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Converting XML metadata to WMS?

I am currently creating an online GeoPortal for open data with the idea being that a user sources open data from a source such as the following: http://www.opendataphilly.org/opendata/resource/60/...
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TIFFDirectory.getAsMetadata() is not including GeoTIFFTagSet. Any solution to this problem? — JAI

The source code appears to simply copy the TagSet List object to the IFD and then the TIFFMetadata. I don't understand where it is losing the tagset as it is in the list before the call. Anyone ...
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Get value from Metadata in Python Script for attribute

I am working on a python script to create some feature classes from dbf tables. As part of the script I would like to pull two values (FGDC "publication date" and ArcGIS Spatial Reference ArcGIS ...
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Extracting metadata from shapefile in FME?

Does anyone know how to extract metadata information from a shapefile in FME? To be exact, i want to extract the schema (data structure) of the data such as the field names, etc. from a shapefile and ...
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How do I automatically generate a spatial data catalogue from shape files and .gdbs?

I've recently inherited a whole bunch of spatial data (mostly shapefiles but some .gdbs) which relate to a bunch of different cities. I'm looking for a way to take an inventory of what data I've got ...
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pycsw ebrim response

Using the same database provided by pycsw for testing (records.db), I notice that the response to the request for ebrim output schema <?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1" standalone="no"?> ...
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How do I get the vector and raster metadata from a PostGIS database?

im using php/postgres/postgis in a webapp, im wondering if its possible to get metadata from the db about all shp/geotiff table like (name, projection, type(ship/tiff), date, desc, owner etc ...) i ...
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Is anyone successfully using arcpy.ExportMetadata_conversion?

I don't know if it is a bug or my lack of python skills, but I keep getting 'ERROR 000816 The tool is not valid' in my python script when I call ExportMetadata_conversion Initially, I was attempting ...
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How to edit metadata in QGIS

What possibilities exist to edit metadata in QGIS? I did only find the plugin Metatools which is experimental and did not work for me. So are there other possibilities than Metatools? -In Metatools I ...