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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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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Overlay analysis of topographic data

I have a topographic map with Buildings, Roads, Hydro and land use as the prominent layers in polygon format. Also i have newly collected Building polygons of the same area in shape file format. Now i ...
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Technique using GDAL to overlay / fit one PNG map to directly overlay on another?

I have one .PNG basemap with known North edge of Latitude = 52.48, a South edge of Latitude = 21.94, an east edge of Longitude = -61.87 and a west edge of Longitude = -129.37. And I have another PNG ...
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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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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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Creating a sidewalk map for a walkability survey

If I wanted to do my own walkability survey of my city, what tools could I use? I have map data from OpenStreetMap, but I have to consider that streets have two sides (which aren't always accessible ...
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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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Can't display overlay

I am trying to add a WMS radar overlay to my map but it won't seem to gather it. noaaRdr = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS("Latest Radar", "http://nowcoast.noaa.gov/wms/com.esri.wms.Esrimap/obs?", { ...
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How can I move diagrams?

Is there a way to locate diagrams and move them wherever you want in QGIS 1.7.4/ 1.8.0? I created a pie chart under the tab "diagram". I can mark those diagrams with a green box and move them via the ...
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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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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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OpenLayers WMS disappears when including OpenStreetMap

Setup: ArcSDE 9.3.2 Oracle 11g GeoServer 2.1.4 OpenLayers (latest build) OpenStreetMap InternetExplorer 7.0/ Google Chrome EDIT: I have updated information just below the screen shots ...
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QGIS layers no longer overlay when Enable 'on the fly' CRS transformation is on

My QGIS project has two layers - one retrieved from GADM (administrative boundaries of Guinea Bissau) and another one of the villages collected in the field using GPS Decimal Degrees - D.ddddd. If I ...
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How to display Lidar Data in ee0 (Interchange File) on Maps

Hi I have Lidar data in ee0 files (interchange files). Can i ovaerlay them on some maps like say Bing Maps or Geoserver with Open Layers? If yes whats the right way of doing it? Thanks
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Is Tile same as Layer?

Is there difference between a tile server or a layer server? Can I load tile in ArcGIS control in WPF from some other source? Can I host my own layer server? Or is there any such thing as layer ...
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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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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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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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Summarize polygon area using another polygon

I have a shapefile representing public/private lands in Montana. This is a multipart shapefile where I've simplified attributes so that #1==private and #0==public. Next I have a shapefile of ...
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Text ShapeFile not displaying ArcGIS/ArcMap

I currently am trying to load different shp files in ArcObjects progromatically. Currently I can load lines,polylines, polygons and ellipses (even though that's just a fancy polygon as far as ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Calc vs. Overlay for speeding up band math in R 'raster' package?

Regarding yesterday's question about how to speed up band math in the R 'raster' package, would it be the same to use overlay to calculate NDVI instead of calc? If that's not the case, what's the ...
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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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Raster Over Layer in Leaflet from GeoServer

I want to add a raster over layer onto the base layer and the raster layer is published by a Geoserver WMS. I set the raster layer's geographic coordinate system as the same as the cloudmate tiles. ...
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Zipcode overlay on OSM

I have to display an overlay with different colors depending on the zipcode in Europe. Can I get this information from OSM shapefile ? If yes, how exaclty ? Is there a tutorial somewhere ? Thanks
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Merge two maps with OR operation in GRASS

I have two vector maps. The two maps cover the same area but are split up into polygons differently (i.e. if you were to imagine one map placed above the other, the lines defining the polygons would ...
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Creating a Google Maps GroundOverlay with UTM NAD83 data

Edit4: The solution I posted from Jenner at VBforums was, obviously, in VB, and I used an online converter to port it to C#. Something was lost in translations, and that's why it was 10 miles off. ...
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I am looking for a library or API to do vector overlay for two map layer (shapefiles or GML files)

I need to perform vector overlay operation on any two map layers as ArcGIS and Grass GIS performs. I am wondering is there any API or library ( in C, C++ or Java) so that I can use that third party ...
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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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“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 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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Does a polygon in a layer intersect with another polygon in the same layer [closed]

I am a CS major with little experience in GIS. I am working on vector polygon overlay. Looking at GML and shapefile data, I realized that a map is made up of a large number of polygons. Does a polygon ...
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overlay a county shapefiles for 2 different years [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: overlay county shapefiles for 2 different years 2 down vote favorite I have county-level shapefile for South Caroline in 1880 and one for 1940. I would like to overlay ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...