A spatial operation in which two or more maps or layers registered to a common coordinate system are superimposed, either digitally or on a transparent material, for the purpose of showing the relationships between features that occupy the same geographic space.

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Problem with polygon overlay in raster stats using gdal

I am using the raster_stats module in python to calculate the mean carbon value for different sets of polygons. Here is the code that I am using: africa_sat = ...
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OpenLayers: Strange Tiling Issue (Checkered, white and grey) when panning around map

So this strange tiling issue is only occuring when moving around the map. Some things to note: 1) You can see the markers, airplane icon, and flight paths. These are all overlays, where the actual ...
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Area overlay of census on Zip Code

I have census block data polygons. I want to overlay them over Zip Codes (larger polygons) in order to estimate the population in the Zip Codes. Or overlay buffers around toxic waste sites over census ...
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Stamp out and transfer values from one overlayed vector layer to another

I have a vector layer with administrative boundaries and another vector layer with postal code boundaries, which are more precise/smaller entities/objects. I now want to transmit the values of one ...
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I can not override my WMS layer in Google Maps as a base

I can not override my WMS layer in Google Maps as a base: I have a WMS layer in geoserver am using openlayers to show them. Calling only works WMS layer:   see my code, I am using using the bounds ...
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Generate tiles for google maps overlays

I am trying to show some information on Google Maps which would be in the form of translucent circle overlays. The problem is that some circles overlap, which results in increased opacity and blending ...
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Openlayers and Geoserver: Google Maps and WMS Overlay [duplicate]

I'm trying to overlay a WMS layer in Google Maps. My coat is already projected in EPSG: 3857 and has prj file. I used the following command in postgis to confirm: the result EPSG:3857 SELECT ...
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Calculating Percent Overlap Between Distribution Maps

Hello there, I am currently trying to calculate the percent overlap (basically the total amount of overlap where these two species come into contact) between Lithobates catesbeiana (first image) ...
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Extract information of a raster overlayed on another raster with a lower resolution directly in python

I have two aligned rasters with the same extent, one has a resolution of 5 meters and the other of 125 meters. I would like to place the 5 meter one over the 125 meter one and assign to these smaller ...
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How to combine Boolean and Fuzzy logic?

So I have a set of 5 Fuzzy Memberships and a polygon feature class, to which I already added a yes/no field. For the final map, I need to combine/overlay all Fuzzy Memberships and the rasterized ...
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Transforming a google maps overlay to fit a Ordnance Survey projection

I am currently in the process of creating a map with some administrative boundaries on it. The base map I am using is an ordnance survey map 1:10000. I downloaded an administrative border as a .kml ...
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How to find most common classification within buffers?

I have a point shapefile that identifies the location of incinerators in England and an output area classification shapefile. I have created a buffer for all the points in the shapefile because i ...
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How to select the identities of a layer present just in one identity of another layer

I'm a student approaching to QGIS 2.0.1-Dufour. My goal is to know how much identities of a layer are present just in one identity of another layer. I tried both with the tools "spatial query" and ...
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QGIS 2.0: move basemap by hand in order to achieve overlaying with a point layer

I am an environmental engineer and the aim of my QGIS 2.0 project is to visualize the results of a sewage water system inspection. In a first step I included the hoppers from a csv file and added a ...
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Historical maps as cylindrical projections

Objective: I want to overlay old, historical maps on top of Google Maps. According to Wikipedia, Google Maps uses a variant of the Mercator projection, a close relative of cylindrical projections. ...
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QGIS plug-in equivalent of ArcGIS's Spatial Analyst Tools -> Overlay/ Weighted Overlay

Specifically I have 12 .bil raster files that show monthly global mean minimum temperature. I file for each month. I want to combine these to create an ANNUAL global mean minimum temperature. In Arc I ...
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Replace google map MARKER with HTML element

I want to add a custom HTML element (that can become transparent dynamically) instead of a marker. Basically my html object would be a cirle (or rounded pin) with a picture of users in the middle. ...
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Overlapping of two layers in MySQL spacial extensions

I have been into GIS for almost a week now. Right now, I am learning MySQL spacial extensions. I have a question regarding the functions MySQL provides: I have a table that consists of LineString, ...
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Removing multiple categories from GRASS vector feature

Pardon my lingo if this is not entirely correct - I am a software developer, not a GIS person. We're working a project that uses v.overlay to merge a map of slopes with a map of soil tests to produce ...
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How to import AutoCAD .dwg files as overlay on map in Drupal (using OpenLayers)

I am using OpenLayers on my Drupal site. The request is to import AutoCAD .dwg files as an overlay to maps on the site. Is this possible and how? I found the OpenLayers Editor for Drupal, am I on the ...
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Not a valid data source of kml created from image overlay by Google Earth

I did image overlay in Google Earth and saved it as kml file. But it was showing me that it is not a valid data source when add it as vector(kml) in Qgis 1.8.0. Any solutions? Thanks!
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Calculate best area with overlaying multiple layers buffer shapes

I am using QGis and I have a set of 20 layers with buffers. I'm interested in where they overlap most and I want to create a single layer that shows which are the places where they overlap most and ...
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remove land area from marine region polygons

In my pursuit to merge multiple polygons for the purpose of calculating the surface area of marine species distributions, using shapefiles from Marineregions, I am now trying to remove potential land ...
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No values in overlay tab, only in diagram tab

I have basically the same issue like in this post. I joined a table to a .shp with the intention to display those values (integers) as a column overlay. Producing pie charts (Diagram tab) works fine, ...
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Identify parcels that have two types of land use

I have two polygon layers in a geodatabase. One layer is land parcels. The other layer is land use. I want to identify the six largest parcels that contain both "upland forests" and "wetlands" (i.e. ...
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Produce a list of polygons that a line crosses

I have a polyline feature class and a polygon feature class. What I want to do is add a field to the lines that lists all polygons that touch the line. This is effectively performing a ...
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Layers having the same coordinate system should overlap, but they don't. What's wrong?

I put 4 different layers into my ArcMap document, but only one of them will show up on the map! I should be seeing the other 3 layers as well. When I do a Zoom to layer, I can see one layer, but I ...
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What is the most efficient method to delete points?

I have a script that takes a point featureclass (FC) through the following workflow: Select points that lie within individual polygons From the selected points within each polygon, randomly subset ...
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Why does my gpx layer go to the wrong spot even if they have the same CRS?

Help! I am a QGIS beginner with a big problem! I am trying to load a gpx file from Garmin into my map. The project CRS is WGS 84, and the incoming data is in CRS WGS 84. When I look at the bottom of ...
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How to calculate proportional data for a polygon by taking attributes from other polygon

I have a features class which has polygons in it. I also have a Block group level data for demographic variables like population. Now when I overlay the polygon on the block group level data to find ...
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How do I overlay a KML on leaflet 0.4.4

I am using Leaflet 0.4.4, I have a KML I would like to overlay on the map, how do I go about doing this? Edit: I am already aware of https://github.com/CloudMade/Leaflet/issues/14, which directs ...
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Create interactive map with no server

I have managed to build a great web mapping application using tiles created from GeoWebCache and a custom gridset, but I now need to add an overlay to the base maps. The only interactivity I need is a ...
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ArcMap 10.1 Spatial Join: 'Contains' and 'Within' question

I have two polygon datasets: electoral districts and postal code areas. I'm performing a spatial join to see which postal code areas are completely within a district (the area can touch the borders, ...
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Reproject gif.gz raster to WGS84 in QGIS

I am a steep learning curve into QGIS. I have a raster of global fire maps from the modis site: http://lance-modis.eosdis.nasa.gov/imagery/firemaps/firemap.2013221-2013230.8192x4096.gif.gz I would ...
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“Identity” overlay in QGIS?

I have two polygon layers I'd like to overlay using QGIS or another open source tool. What I want as output is a polygon layer with the extent of one polygon, but with each polygon in that layer ...
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How to maintain polygon boundary location during overlay in ArcGIS

I am working with ArcGIS Desktop 10.1 (Advanced license). I am trying to overlay two polygon layers (buildings and landuse) via an Update overlay such that all building polygons are retained and the ...
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Layers with the same Geographic Coordinate system don't overlap [duplicate]

I am a GIS newbie. I'm having a problem that, from the looks of things on this website, is a fairly common problem. I have 3 layers, all in the same GCS that do not line up. I have read all the the ...
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openlayers can't show an image layer in the right place starting from a center point

I have to draw an image over the map as an overlay. The image is, for example, 400x400 pixels and represents an area of 400x400 kilometers. I'm using an Image Layer to do this. I have, as reference to ...
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kmz mismatch in the Google Maps API v3 and Google Earth

I have some kmz files(exported from ArcMap). They overlay perfect with the base maps of Google Earth, but when it applied to Google Maps API, they mismatch the base maps. Can anyone give me some ...
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Openlayers: Disable entire map being dragged and remove white space in viewport

I am trying to make a map with overlay such that when at zoom level 0, the white space in the map view port does not show up and the map is not draggable. At zoom level zero i would like to have the ...
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Counting and sum by two layers

I´ve got to layers, both polygons. Layer 1 consists of propertiers, where ID is individually names. Layer 2 consists of lakes. The query I want is: Total count of squaremeters of lakes for each ...
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Making a KML layer “always on”

Is there a KML tag or specification by which you can force a given layer (specifically, a screen overlay) to be "always on", in that there is no way for the user viewing the file to make that layer ...
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Using boolean variables in a fuzzy overlay

This question has to do with using Spatial Analyst's Fuzzy Overlay with continuous rasters and boolean rasters. The problem is that using Fuzzy Or will result in the boolean raster negating the ...
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overlay bubble plot and choropleth in R with maptools [duplicate]

I am working with US education data, and have been asked to create maps that overlay a measure of student poverty and academic achievement. Ideally, I would be able to do this by creating a choropleth ...
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Why are attributes missing in overlay tab QGIS 1.8.0?

I want to add a diagram overlay onto a shapefile layer. When I look at the attribute table, all the correct columns are shown. However, when I open the layer property box, the attribute columns I want ...
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How to display KML image overlays in OpenLayers?

I am working on displaying Ground Overlays on OpenLayers by parsing KML manually. To do so, I was trying to add an image on top of Google Map by looking at GroundOverlay section from ...
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Overlay operation (not special join) between lines and polygons.

When doing an overlay operation (not special join) between lines and polygons, what will be the resulting feature type? Will it be lines, polygons or both?
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how to overlay a polygon over SpatialPointsDataFrame and preserving the SPDF data?

I have a SpatialPointsDataFrame with some additional data. I would like to extract those points inside a polygon and at the same time, preserve SPDF object and its corresponding data. So far I've ...
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explode overlapping polygons to new non-overlapping features

Given multiple polygons that overlap in multiple ways, I would like to export from this feature all polygons that don't overlap with others iteratively. The product would be a number of features with ...
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GRASS v.overlay.or Error when trying to split a polygon with a line

I am using the Grass plugin in QGIS for Windows (1.8.0). I am trying to split a polygon with a line feature. I am using the v.overlay.or function within the QGIS Grass plugin. I have the line layer ...