Version 2.0 of PostGIS brought a heavy set of new extensions for the PostgreSQL object-relational database, adding greater support for spatial objects.

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What is the unit used in ST_Distance()?

I wonder what the unit is of the float being returned from ST_Distance. In the documentation it says: ...cartesian minimum distance (based on spatial ref) between two geometries in projected ...
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What does the “service” box in the PostGIS connection dialog stand for?

Can sоmеbody explain me what to write in the "service" box when connecting to the local DB. QGIS Lisboa and Postgres are installed.
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How to import a GeoTIFF into PostGIS without raster2pgsql

I know that one can import GeoTIFF into PostGIS via raster2pgsql. I was wondering if there is any easy way (as a sequence of SQL statements) to do the same without resorting to the command line tool? ...
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Convert SRText To PROJ4TEXT

I'd like to convert the following for updating my spatial_ref_sys table. ...
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PostGIS strange difference in distance calc from different point defenitions

I have a working POSTGIS database, loaded Dutch CBS data using shp2pgsql and now I want to map lat,lon coordinates to multipolygons. All examples I see use lon lat coordinates but if I do so I get ...
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ERROR IN sudo PGUSER=postgres make installcheck step

I am trying to setup cartodb on Ubuntu 14.04. I installed all the dependencies & requirements. Postgres 9.3 and postgis 2.0 are also installed. Whenever I try to execute following Steps : ...
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What do pixeltypes in PostGIS raster mean?

I'm trying to build a raster in PostGIS from a vector layer and I was curious as to the meaning of pixeltypes in the raster geometry? How does it effect my raster?
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pgrouting librouting.dll library is supposedly missing when it is not

Yesterday, I successfully installed pgrouting from the most recent x64 2.0.0 binaries, at least this is what I thought. I was able to perform first query - select pgr_createTopology() from the ...
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Open Source GIS Problem [closed]

I am new at open source GIS platform. I am using Ubuntu 12.10. I have tried to install the followings but without 2-3 tools I could not install anyone. Can any body help me how can I install the ...
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Python Geoserver gsconfig create resource from Postgis store table

I've working Workspace and PostGIS store in GeoServer. I would like to use python and gsconfig to create new resource/new layer from existing PostGIS table, with: computing bbox, adding abstract, ...
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Postgis Difference with Geometry union

I've got two GIS tables, let say A and B. I would like to do the difference of A using B. While it's pretty straightforward to do it with QGIS (using geoprocessing->difference), I've got much more ...
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PostGIS replace pixel value by lookup table?

I was wondering if it is possible to write a PostgreSQL statement to replace the value of each pixel in an input PostGIS-raster with a value obtained from a look up table. For example, suppose I have ...
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How to get the closest point from a table in PostGIS?

I have a table of pgrouting nodes, structured like this: CREATE TABLE ways_vertices_pgr ( id bigserial NOT NULL, cnt integer, chk integer, ein integer, eout integer, the_geom ...
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What is the precision of SELECT DISTINCT on PostGIS geometry column?

I wonder what the precision of the SELECT DISTINCT operator is on a PostGIS geometry. On my system, the following query gives me a count of 5, which means that the inserted points are considered equal ...
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Confused about ST_DWithin function postgis

First Time here. Anyway, I have a database that I want to use to store user locations. I want to be able to get all the users with in say 15 miles. How do I do this. I'm using PostGIS 2.1. My SQL ...
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Why is result of ST_Area or ST_Distance in SRID 4326 so small

there is one thing I do not understand when using the following Query in geometries which are all SRID 4326. WITH s AS (SELECT * FROM de_sim_points_start WHERE id = 6545) SELECT e.*, ...
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Is product purchaser in distribution area?

I am going to be using PostGIS 2 to create a lookup service. Given a point (lat/lon), I need to either find if a product can be distributed there, or b) a list of products or distributors. I am ...
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Query for finding nearest distance and driving time from objects in a different tables

I have 4 postGIS tables: employees_wgs Facilites and (created by osm2po): at_2po_4pgr at_2po_4pgr_vertices_pgr What I want to do is: make a query to populate two columns in "employees_wgs" ...
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What is causing invalid spatial reference error using ogr2ogr converting PostGIS to FileGDB in a Feature Dataset?

I am trying to use ogr2ogr to convert a layer from PostGIS to a FileGDB. I want the layer to be created inside a Feature Dataset. The spatial reference of the source layer is EPSG:3500. The spatial ...
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Original Size from Tiled PostGIS Raster

Does anybody know of a quick and easy get the original height and width (rows and columns) of a tiled raster in PostGIS? Using a combination of items I know this can be calculated so just wondering ...
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Postgis is Broken after installing Nominatim

I followed Nominatim Tutorial to install PostGIS and after that I can't access PostGIS at all I already trying reinstalling and installing everything over and over again with no success. Everytime I ...
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importing shapefiles to postGIS on QGIS1.8

I am trying to import a shapefile into postgis from within QGIS 1.8. The QGIS is based on a server that is not managed by myself. I have requested an upgrade to QGIS 2.0 ...but this may take ...
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PostGIS 2.0 and Self Intersecting Features

I have a polygon feature class created by open streetmap that is returning a self intersection error. Is there a way to filter out these feature? Can I just use a sql statement to find the error ...
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How to find nearest line from point using PostGIS?

I have a table of Roads in PostGIS which geometry is "geometry(MultiLineString,4326)". Its attribute are gid osm_id name ref type oneway bridge maxspeed geom Now i want to know ...
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PostGIS: Merge multiple table with same GID

I just imported some shapefiles with the PostGIS importer. Because several errors and issues I had to split my shapefile in multiple parts. Then I imported them one by one. I thought I can easily ...
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How to have PostGIS 2.1 and the Python osgeo library installed together without compiling from source?

My python application makes heavy use of the osgeo library. We're looking to upgrade from PostGIS 1.5 to PostGIS 2.1, and I'm having issues. I'm installing packages from the Ubuntu GIS PPA. Before, ...
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Loading raster data into postgis database

i would like to add raster data to my postgis database. when i try to check if postGIS is responding to requests using the following command psql -c "SELECT PostGIS_Version()" ,i get an error message ...
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Delete all data from a PostGIS topology

I need to delete everything (faces, nodes, edges, anything I'm not thinking of) from a PostGIS topology, but I want to keep my database schema (schemas, tables, columns, sequences, etc.) intact. Is ...
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Importing a Raster into PostGIS 2.1 (Windows 7)

I am trying to learn how to import rasters into PostGIS (2.1). I have read through all the material I can find on doing this and know that the recommended tool for this is the raster2pgsql tool. I ...
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How to update PostGIS 2.1 to use `ST_DelaunayTriangles()`

The error "lwgeom_delaunay_triangulation: GEOS 3.4 or higher required" arrives on my terminal, running psql with SELECT PostGIS_Lib_Version(); -- 2.1.4 SELECT postgis_version(); -- 2.1 USE_GEOS=1 ...
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ST_Touches for more than just one geometry

I'd like to select some neighbor polygons with ST_Touches. Therefore I found the following statement: SELECT b.name FROM layera as a JOIN layera as b ON ST_Touches((SELECT a.geom FROM layera as a ...
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How to populate geography point using ST_MakePoint(long, lat)

I have a table called customer_campaign, and there is an empty column geom(geography) in it. So I want to fill it up by using ST_MakePoint(long, lat) in PostGIS, lat and long are two columns in the ...
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Is PostGIS-2.x raster in text format (WKT) only?

I was reading PostGIS FAQ and this tutorial. From all that I can tell, it seems that PostGIS raster is a text format, i.e. WKT or well-known-text. I was wondering if PostGIS raster data are ...
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Does qgis support postgresql range types?

I added a postgis layer with date range column in Qgis but that field is not listed in Qgis.
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How to make my PostGIS vector layer in QGIS visible?

I have loaded a shp file (simple polygon with one entry) into PostgreSQL 9.3 (with extention PostGIS v2.1.3). I now want to load this layer into QGIS (v2.2.0 Valmeira) via the "load Postgis layer) ...
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Only my geometry layers are exported from spatialite to postgis

I have a spatialite database (v4.1.1 / SQlite v3.7.17) consisting of one geometry table and several attribute tables linked to the geometry table by foreign keys. I want to export all tables to a ...
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Collecting multipolygons into a single multipolygon with ST_Collect() in PostGIS

I would like to collect 50,000 individual multipolygons into one big multipolygon. Unfortunately when I perform ST_Collect(geom) it bundles them into a geometry collection and cannot be cast as ...
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PostGIS query losing geometry column information

Using PostGIS I want to collect all attributes into one polygon. The old table looks like this: Column | Type ---------+------ xyz_cols | `xyz` geometry | geometry(MultipolgyonZ, 2193) Performing ...
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How to count the number of coordinates within x meters grouping by distinct ids?

I have a table "items" of about 1 million rows and 40.000 distinct ids like the following: idx | id | point | lat | lon | the_geom 1 | 1 | 76 | 51.463388 | -0.16869856 | 0101000020E... 2 | 1 | 53 | ...
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generate height data from DTED maps

I have 16 DTED maps of (1 degree x 1 degree). I have to generate combined height matrix of maximum 4 (1 degree x 1 degree) DTED maps in my C++ application. Can someone suggest to me which open source ...
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How can I associate a consistent polygon area with a set of attributes using a topology?

Consider the following topology. SELECT CreateTopology('topotestschema', 0, 0.01); CREATE TABLE topotest (id SERIAL PRIMARY KEY, data TEXT); SELECT AddTopoGeometryColumn('topotestschema', 'public', ...
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Can POSTGIS 2.0 be install with POSTGRES 9.2 on Ubuntu 12.04 OS at the moment?

This question is more about environment set up. At the current moment, March 4th 2013, can POSTGIS2.0 be install with POSTGRES 9.2? I check their website out and to my understanding it is not ...
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Determine PostGIS geography polygon orientation

How can you determine the orientation of a PostGIS geography polygon? I'm looking/hoping for a function that would tell me which side is the interior (left or right) as you traverse the vertices of ...
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POSTGIS SQL - How do I remove (defined) sliver polygons

I would like assistance in writing SQL (for POSTGIS in postgresql) to remove sliver polygons (including long narrow slivers and some small irregular polygons that were erroneous 'gaps' in the original ...
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Problem with running PostgreSQL 9.3 after installing pgRouting

I have PostgreSQL 9.3 installed on the server. It worked just fine. I also had a webservice which connected to a database. That also worked like a charm. Later, I decided to install and use pgRouting. ...
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How to render PostGIS raster with Mapnik XML?

I'm trying to manage raster files from PostGIS, which to be rendered using Mapnik. I used raster2pgsql to load those GeoTIFF images to PostGIS, and I think the loading process turned out OK. The ...
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Implementing Wrapper of PostgreSQL?

How can I implement the Wrapper of PostgreSQL? I found this useful looking wrapper from a FOSS4G routing with pgRouting Workshop but I do not know how to implement it!
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Binary insert into Postgis geography column results in value being inserted as geometry

When writing WKB as a value (and as a binary parameter) to a geography column, the persisted value is not geography. Example Java is also available here: ...
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PostGIS: ERROR: lwpoly_from_lwlines: shell must have at least 4 points

I have achieved to close lines in order to build a polygon with: st_addpoint(st_makeline(geom ORDER BY .cd_noseq), st_pointn(st_makeline(geom ORDER BY cd_noseq), 1)) but then, when I try to make a ...
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raster2pgsql does nothing

I try to load rasters through raster2pgsql. I try to call it through pgAdmin command line, but when I call any raster2pgsql command (even raster2pgsql -G), it does nothing, I just get another line to ...