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NumPy is a Python module, adding support for large, multi-dimensional arrays and matrices, along with a large library of high-level mathematical functions to operate on these arrays.

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### How to use gdal_calc.py for multi-band images?

My problem is that I have multi-band images (8 bands) in GEOTIFF format and I tried to use gdal_calc.py to calculate a conditional expression between those bands. However, I could not make it because ...
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### gdal_proximity distance to meters

I followed the answer given in this topic for searching the distance to the nearest coastline given a lat/lon coordinate. The distance output obtained is in degree (I think) but I need the distance ...
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### Tabulate Area using GDAL and Numpy

How could I perform a Tabulate Area using GDAL and Numpy? I am trying to summarize how many pixels of each class in a Landcover raster are within each polygon of a Census Blocks shapefile. I've ...
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### Calculate exact percentile for each rastercell and create new raster with percentile values [on hold]

I need to calculate the exact percentile value of each raster cell in a raster layer, in order to create a new raster layer with this exact (decimal) percentiles. (In excel this function would be "...
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### Classifying data as Natural Breaks using ArcPy?

Is there any chance I can create a simple python script to classify my data as Natural Breaks? I have only created a script for quantile classification, but it is not enough for my work. arrp = ...
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### Convert Raster to Numpy Array with only Arcpy and Numpy

All the articles I'm finding including GDAL or PIL(?) which I cannot use. So I am trying to convert a raster I have to a Numpy Array with Arcpy and Numpy and then calculate some statistics on it but ...
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### How does gdal_calc numpy operators work?

Gdal_calc manual Gdal_calc is introduced as : gdal_calc.py - Command line raster calculator with numpy syntax gdal_calc.py [-A <filename>] [--A_band] [-B...-Z filename] [other_options] OPTIONS:...
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### How to create raster layer directly from numpy array in QGIS, without saving to file?

I have managed to create a numpy array from a raster file using commands from the gdal library, and now I would like to load that raster as a layer without saving it first. It seems like there should ...
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### Scanning a raster by moving windows. Output rasters off by a cell. ArcGIS, python

I'm working in extracting smaller rasters from a bigger one (yellow). I'm using only python, some numpy maybe. I succesfully extracted a patch from a big raster, secuentially, by moving windows. So I ...
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### Numpy raster reclassify outputs only 2 out of 6 classes

I have a raster (.tif) which I want to classify (6 classes) using gdal, python and numpy. The cell values range from: MIN = -30.9847 to MAX = 7.3505. From the first two answers in this question, I've ...
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### Extracting small numpy array from a bigger raster, by moving windows. Memory issues. ArcGIS

I'm trying to extract a small raster from a bigger one, just using python and numpy (I'm not allow to use any other software). This code just reads a from a big raster, extracts an smaller window, ...
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### NumPy to GeoTiff for use with Gdal

I have a few NumPy arrays: lat, lon, and 6 data bands. I'd like to convert these to GeoTiff and then apply the gdalwarp function, based on a specific projection, to each band. Is there a standard way ...
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### Accelerating python looping process for A-star path finding on DEM surface?

I try to make an A-star Path Finding program base on tile-graph (image raster data as graph) where each pixel values represent as cost and elevation.. In my case, DEM raster data was called by using ...
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I am using the GDAL ReadAsArray method to work with raster data using numpy (specifically reclassification). As my rasters are large, I process the arrays in blocks, iterating though each block and ...
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### I can't import arcpy to python in arcgis. What do I do?

I'm running ArcGIS 10.3 on Windows 10. I get an error message when I try to import arcpy. I'll include the error message that I print screened. Should I just un-install ArcGIS and reinstall it? or ...
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### QGIS segmentation fault related to numpy on Ubuntu

I'm running QGIS 2.14 on Ubuntu 14.04 and everything's been working just fine until I upgraded a few Python packages via pip this afternoon. Since doing that, QGIS crashes with a segmentation fault ...
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### Why can't get correct RGB img of Landsat 8 using np.dstack

I use np.dstack to stack Band4, Band3, and Band2 of Landsat8 data to get ture color image,I use code from Milos Miljkovic, but the result looks incorrect. import numpy as np from matplotlib import ...
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### Statistical properties of raster image

I want to calculate mean and standard deviation of a raster image. In QGIS zonal statistics, we can calculate it within a polygon or a vector. But I want to calculate for whole image. In Python I'm ...
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### Calculating distances with SciPy and subsequently join identifiers

I have lots of start points and a handful of destination points. Using 'Point Distance' from the toolbox takes ages to calculate and write the results. Hence, I was looking for alternatives and went ...
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### Numpy TypeError when turning ndarray into structured array [closed]

I want to turn my ndarray(670911L, 39L) into a structured array using a view: c = arr.view(dtype=[(n, ‘float64’) for n in names]).reshape(len(arr)) where names is a list of 39 strings. But I am ...
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### Create Diference TIFF image from two TIFFs

I am trying to use gdal_calc to calculate the differences between two almost identical images. The problem is that the images are tiffs with three bands (RGB) and the result is difficult to interpret. ...
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### How to get value of uvIndex for a particular latitude and longitude from a grib2 file?

I'm trying to find out the uvIndex of a particular set of lat,lng. I'm getting the data file from this link. I'm using pygrib to read the file. import pygrib grbs = pygrib.open('uv.t12z.grbf01.grib2'...
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### numpy.unique: ValueError: all the input arrays must have same number of dimensions

I'm trying to get the unique values of an array but am getting an error that doesn't make any sense. Here is my pseudo code: import numpy as np import gdal # I have a .tif file, call it inputRaster:...
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### Raster reclassify using python, gdal and numpy

I would like to reclassify a raster file from a raster with 10 classes to a raster with 8 classes using pyhton, gdal and/or numpy. The classes are represented as integers. I have tried following the ...
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### GDAL RasterIO performance in C++ vs ReadAsArray in python/numpy

I'm currently writing optimisations for a raster viewer program which uses gdal as it's base. It's currently written purely in python, and has some major speed issues which cause problems when we are ...
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### How to get 4 values for different Indexes and names of rasters for set of points? [closed]

I am trying to get 4 values for different Indexes and names of rasters for set of points, but get problem with defining function def extractIndex(raster, pathName). #List of Folders 4 Folders ...
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### NumPy Array to Feature Class: NameError from Inner Loop Variables

I have a NumPy Array to FC script that parses a JSON web-service. The outer loop writes to my FC correctly, however my inner loop variables come back as not defined when appending the items. The ...
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### Memory error in python when reclassifying array

I have a .tif that I read into an array (call it tifArray), and I would like to classify the array based on set of conditions: Where 1200 <= tifArray <= 4000, outputArray = 1 Where tifArray &...
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### Getting pixel values at single point using rasterio

To get a single pixel value at a point in a raster using rasterio, there is an example here: https://github.com/mapbox/rasterio/pull/275 However, is there a direct API within rasterio (and not the ...
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### Arcpy cannot find shapefile attribute [closed]

I want arcpy to perform the following: load a shapefile, prepare to edit it, open its attribute table, perform a numpy.digitize using the values of a certain attribute and some bins provided ...
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### Create raster with decibel value from Geotiff Intensity using QGIS GDAL python

I have raster with intensity values and I want to create raster with decibel values, I work with QGIS GDAL, I use gdal_calc I do this from the terminal: gdal_calc.py -A input_image.tif --calc="10*...
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### Python with ArcGIS: import scikit-learn fails (bad numpy.dtype)

I am trying to install scikit-learn 0.17.1 (current) into my Python 2.7.3 that accompanies my ArcGIS 10.2. The installation through easy_install goes through smoothly, but I get the following error on ...
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### How to place an numpy array into GeoTIFF image using python-gdal

I am attempting to export data of varying scales into GeoTIFF images...a new method for me. The problem I'm running into is when using the GDT_Byte pixel type, data values < 0 and > 256 are not ...
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### Possible to resample tifs in numpy array? [closed]

I need to resample a large number of tif files. Is it possible to put the list of rasters in a numpy array and resample the array? I'm thinking this would be faster than looping through the list, but ...
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### Modify 3D numpy array using interpolation

I have a 3D array that I want to interpolate the np.nan values along the z dimension, and I just want the changes to modify my existing array. However, the changes seems not to be working. I have a ...
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### Installing both ArcGIS for Desktop and Python(x,y) on same machine?

I'm trying to get ArcGIS 10.1 and Python(x,y) to peacefully co-exist with a unified installation of Python. Surely someone else is using both these tools... right? Here's where I've gotten to: ...
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### PySAL natural breaks from Numpy array

I am attempting to extract natural break values from a raster using Python. The intended process goes: Arcpy raster object to NumPy Array (using RasterToNumPyArray) to natural break values (using ...
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### Select shape file by their coordinates behavior [closed]

I want to filter shapefiles by their latitude behaviour: If the latitudes of edges A and B are constantly decreasing or increasing then this class marked as correct, otherwise are incorrect. For ...
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### What's the most efficient way to load feature attributes into a numpy array?

I am currently working on an add-on that relies on the user choosing fields of tables (that can be from shapefiles, csv or dbf) that are open in QGIS and then making computations with such data. ...
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### Plotting “large” image with points with matplotlib - MemoryError

I want to plot an image of 3193 x 3293 pixels with 1502 points. When running in a smaller image and less points (934,722 pixels and 60 points), everything runs perfectly. I wrote like this: # I am ...
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### Write stacks of GeoTIFF image to NetCDF by chunk size

I converted GeoTIFF image stacks to NetCDF file with writing data by Index order (layer by layer) (this was a main solution). The problem is, it writes slowly (for 25 images - 1Gb takes 90 seconds). ...
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### Using numpy.dstack() for merging two 3D arrays but losing spatial reference.

The code is as following: >>> temp = numpy.dstack((spi_negative,spi_positive)) >>> >>> temp.shape (16, 126, 294) >>> out_ras = arcpy.NumPyArrayToRaster(temp,pnt,...
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### Anaconda and ArcGIS 10.1

I am having problems installing Anaconda with ArcGIS 10.1. My problem is specifically with pandas. ArcGIS python is my default python version. I installed python 0.16.2 in this version, which ...
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### applying equation on numpy array [closed]

I have a 3d array: >>> print arr_u_num [[[ nan -3.90149352 -1.21931281 -1.08366785] [ nan -2.07270503 -1.27621887 -0.89320389] [ nan -2.69618795 -1.98927089 -1....
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### how to save a raster after converted from numpy array?

I'm trying to save a raster after calculation in numpy array. Here is what I wrote: rasterSM = arcpy.NumPyArrayToRaster(SM, lowerLeft, cellSize, value_to_nodata=nodata) rasterSM2 = arcpy....
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### Trying to maintain spatial reference on newly created numpy array

I am trying to copy the values from raster into newly created array and then trying to save the array with same spatial reference as raster file inRas = arcpy.GetParameterAsText(0) double_layer = ...
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### return _NumPyArrayToRaster(*args, **kwargs) ValueError

I am trying to make an array to raster from the defined array below. However, I keep getting this error: return _NumPyArrayToRaster(*args, **kwargs)ValueError: Argument in_array: A two or three ...
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### TypeError: unsupported operand type(s) for *: 'numpy.ndarray' and 'numpy.ndarray'

I am trying to insert a value for different group of percentile eg (0- 10 percentitle) value = 1. I saw an example over here and went to try it out How do I Calculate Grouped Percentiles or Batch ...