A methodology or set of analytical procedures used to derive information about spatial relationships between geographic phenomena.

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spatial autocorrelation and calculation of autocovariate term

I was reading some literature on spatial modeling, where it is stressed that in using regression (e.g., the Generalized Linear Model family, comprising Logistic Regression for example) the possible ...
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Modelling zero-inflated spatially autocorrelated data with extreme values

I have spatially explicit data (above; Longitude, Latitude) with measurements on a random variable (z). This data was not collected in a random or systematic fashion, but instead was recorded ...
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Modelling soil texture using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am doing a project for automated soil mapping using landsat TM imagery, I have 3 output rasters: one for sand percentage one for silt percentage and a third for clay percentage. How can I ...
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joining non-spatial pollution model (csv file) to Qgis

I need help..I have csv file with concentration data but without coordinates. Start of pollution concentration connect with that one point on map. Is there any chance ? Start of pollution ...
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Creating a field calculator function that can cast string to a percentage value in a related field?

I am having issues trying to create a field calculator function based on a coded domain string parameter combined with a numeric field to obtain a percentage output. The example in question is as ...
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How to calculate the impact and extent of damage of a potential tailings dam breach with ArcGIS?

I would like to be able to delineate an approximate area of a potential tailings dam breach for an emergency response plan purposes. The tailins dam and pond have not yet been built. The data I ...
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Choosing R package for discrete choice model?

I am at a loss as to which R package and approach to use for my modeling. The background is: I have a transportation survey dataset combined with many other GIS datasets. I am attempting to ...
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Implementing GLMMs in ArcGIS

I am looking to create a predictive model in ArcGIS. I have done this previously with glm with poisson distribution and found it relatively straightforward in raster calculator e.g. exp(intercept + ...
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Building DEM of large areas

I am putting together a compilation of 1/3 arc second, and 1/9 arc second DEM data for essentially all of southeastern Oregon in ArcGIS. This surface would be used for geomorphological and geological ...
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3D interpolating

Our final year project domain is soil contamination modeling. We collected soil samples at the depths of 0.3 cm ,0.5cm , 1cm , 1.5 cm in about 25 locations. We considered 8 contaminants- p h, sodium, ...
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Best Watershed and Hydraulic Models, What is your recomendation?

I am looking to model phosphorus, nitrogen and sediment loads at the watershed and sub-watershed scale in Southern Ontario where the primary land use is agricultural. What is the best model to use? ...
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How to run a GAM model in GIS?

How do you generate a species distribution probability map from GAM models? Or in other words, how do you set up a GAM equation in GIS to produce probability of species distribution? It is simple to ...
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Sea flow model and ArcGIS particle tracking tool

I find myself in the need to 'predict' the path and, more importantly, the final arrival point of something which is left on the sea surface, on the basis of wind direction and wind speed (leaving ...
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Data occurrence in openModeller?

I am having problems adding occurrence data to openModeller and I think that the format might be the problem. I am using Excel with the fields: #ID Taxon Name Longitude Latitude. I saved the result ...
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Creating model that simulates water flowing down crack, then splitting at 'Y' joint?

Maybe this is a simple problem, but I've been given a task of simulating how water flows in one line, along a crack, and then hits a 'Y' junction, where half the water flows in each of the split ...
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Preparing Huff model with data to use in QGIS? [closed]

I'm trying to find out about the notion of potential of acessibility using the methods of Huff. I´m using QGIS, with point data (with the variables that I would like to use) and polygons for Europe ...
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Variogram model fit compatability among geoR, gstat, and nlme packages in R

I'm trying to specify the covariance structure parameters in a linear mixed model (using the correlation structure facilities in nlme). The parameters are estimated from a gstat or geoR variogram ...
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rasters as independent variables in logistic regression: must they have the same values classification?

I am planning to build a predictive model for land productivity using arcGIS 10.1. and logistic regression. In my model, the Independent Variables would be, among others, distance from rivers, ...
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How to resample a raster to higher resolution in QGIS?

I'm fitting a SDM using R. A requirement is that all environmental predictor layers have the same extent, origin and resolution. I have high resolution bathymetry data (25m) that I will resample to ...
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Is there a SWAT model integration for QGIS?

I am trying to use SWAT (Soil and Water Assessment Tool) for watershed management activities. It is a set of commandline tools and needs a complex set of input data some of which can be generated from ...
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Modeling data in PostGIS when Several Join queries with Geometry are Needed

Suppose you have a database where you have several tables with geometric information and you have several cases in your system where you need to query the tables with a lot of joins (ie: LEFT JOIN ...
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Is there ArcGIS (ideally) solution for spill modeling from particular pour point on crude oil pipeline?

wondering if anyone knows of a solution for spill modeling from a particular pour point on a crude oil pipeline? I currently have all my data within ArcGIS (DEM, major/moderate/minor watercourses, ...
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Finding a Conceptual Site Modeling Software

I've been asked by my company to generate a conceptual site model for a project and I have no clue where to start. The purpose is to show groundwater flow through a few layers of rock either in 2D or ...
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Intersecting Polygons

I have 10 shape files containing polygon features. I would like to produce a single polygon layer containing portions of the input polygons where no fewer than two of the aforementioned feature ...
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How does ModelBuilder compare with Vensim and Stella for environmental modeling? [closed]

Does anyone have any advice or has anyone experienced any limitations in ArcGIS software when trying to use model builder for any type of environmental phenomenon? I know that Vensim and Stella can be ...
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How to bring 3D object into 3D application?

I'm doing some GIS as part of my college course and have just started to do some 3D modelling, I'm really a GIS novice, The module is short (only 5 lectures) My lecturer has said that it is possible ...
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Infrastructure networks in GIS modelling

I am currently working on a GIS-based project which aims to model the interdependency of existing infrastructure networks, e.g. transport, oil, pipeline networks, etc. The network interdependency ...
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Modelling Zombie Outbreak

I know that there are many scripts (mostly in matlab) out there that address the spread of disease/zombie infection, but does anyone know of ways this has been developed/implemented in ArcGIS? ...
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High resolution global land cover [duplicate]

I'm searching for world land cover data with higher resolution than the global land cover. I'm working on fire prediction algorithms and I want to do a nice browser based demo were you can select a ...
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How to multiply raster DEM with a linear graph value

I would like to multiply my Raster DEM with a linear graph value y = mx + C. The graph values look as follows: I want to make a new raster where each cell will represent a damage factor from ...
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Application of GIS in passive and agent defence

I am working on passive defense modeling, using GIS. Modeling passive defense can be better implemented using GIS and I've come up with my own methods. It would be far better for me if I know there ...
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Are there open source solutions for travel demand modelling?

I'm looking for open source tools for travel demand modelling (eg The four-step UTMS). Preferably in a GIS environment. That works well with Qgis, Grass and Postgis. My question is not related to ...
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Moving window regression (MWR) in R

I'm looking for some package in R to estimate the value of a variable by moving window regression. I have read in Local Models for Spatial Analysis, which is a good method to predict values ​​at ...
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Routing and Travel Time

I wish to generate highways network routings and travel times from trip pairs. The trip pairs are between the centroids of UK census Lower Super Output Areas. For each trip pair (perhaps 5,000 records ...
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3D model of rooftops based on LiDAR and cadastral data?

I´m trying to model building rooftops based on a LiDAR dataset. I've already interpolated using Delaunay's triangulation a DEM with 1 meter resolution. Due to LiDAR data is not accurate in building ...
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Which is the best interpolation method for collected ground water sample?

I have collected ground water quality samples from 50 locations in my study area. Now I have to interpolate data in ArcGIS. Which is a suitable method for ground water interpolation and why?
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How do I choose parameters for the Huff model that best fit my data?

I'm using the Huff model for some analysis I'm doing. For those not aware, the Huff model is a probabilistic model for retail trade area analysis. H_ij is the probability that a person at location ...
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How to calculate changes in slope angle between cells/areas?

I am doing an estimation of erosion with ArcGIS. I use the UniversalSoilLossEquation (USLE) for this. Now, i want to calculate the L-factor of this equation. I need the FlowLength for this. My ...
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Creating noise maps using ArcGIS for Desktop or Open Source Desktop GIS?

In a previous role I helped create Noise Maps for Northern England. The predicted noise levels was done using the IMMI package (which I can recommend) and the cartographic output was done in ArcMap. ...
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What do I need to create 3D model of real terrain?

I'd like to create 3D model of some real terrain (to be exact it's about some real roads and only as much as 80m to 100m of roadside - 40m to 50m of each side). As I don't have access to highly ...
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TRANSIMS interaction with OSGEO tools

Wow I've just discovered the world of TRANSIMS, a transport model with ambitious aims: "to model all aspects of human behaviour related to transport in one consistent simulation framework" (Nagel, ...
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Gravity/Huff model tools

I am looking for a way to simulate a gravity model using a point-based layer. All my points are assigned a z-value and the higher this value, the larger is their "sphere of influence". This influence ...
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Inverse distance weighted interpolation for categorical and/or binary datasets

I want to perform an Inverse distance weighted (IDW) interpolation to a series of points. However my data set can be categorical or binary and just like the IDW I want to interpolate the new values ...
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Learning Spatial Statistics

I have a significant background in statistics, and I'd like to learn more about spatial statistics (and statistics associated with geospatial data). Are there any especially good resources for ...
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Accounting for Spatial Autocorrelation in ZINB Model?

I'm doing an analysis on disease in Chile. I'm using the rate as the Dependent Variable and both remote sensing and housing-type data as the Independent Variables. I have several questions regarding ...
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SQL Server data modelling + spatial data = what book?

What recommended book can you provide about data modelling for geographical spatial data (geometry) in SQL server?
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Calculating “relative slope” per Mora-Vahrson method in ArcGIS

I'm a longtime lurker who finally decided to register on the forum (in no way driven by my need to have a certain question answered, of course...). I was contacted by a colleague asking for help ...
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Is there QGIS plugin to allow 3d visualisation of geological borehole data similar to functionality of Target for ArcGIS?

I'm very new to QGIS, I have started using it as my new company is not willing to pay for ArcGIS and Target at this stage so I'm hoping QGIS can substitute not just in the interim but for good. What ...
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PostGIS Implementation of Brabyn and Skelly Road Network Travel Time Model

Is there a PostGIS implementation of the Brabyn and Skelly road network travel time model for the New Zealand road network? This model is outlined in: Brabyn L, Skelly C. Modeling population access ...
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How to Improve a Distance Model

I am working on a distance model that creates distance rings around a given point and assigns those rings a probability. The point is in the center of a 25 x 25 km area, and the model fails to assign ...