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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Postgis 2: Polygon/MultiPolygon in a single column

Storing MultiPolygon and Polygon features in a single column used to be as simple as not creating or removing the geometry type check constraint. Is there a similar simple fix in PostGIS 2?
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ImageMosaic-JDBC Error

I'm trying to get postgis raster layers in geoserver-2.3.1, with postgresql-8.4, postgis-2.0 and gt-imagemosaic-jdbc-9.1.jar support. I'm going through the tutorial with a PNG raster that i have. In ...
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How can I check if a multipolygon can be represented as a simple polygon?

I have a large (30m+ records) spatial data set I have imported into a PostGIS database. I did not expect to find multipolygons in the data set, but it does have a few of them. I'd like to take a ...
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PostGIS: Convert meters to arbitrary spatial reference units?

I'm writing a query that needs to be able to work with data of any SRID. The basic problem is very simple - I get two pieces of information: A point (SRID = 900913) A distance (unit = meters) I ...
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How can I make a Postgres/PostGIS ST_Distance_sphere query more efficient?

Within Postgres/PostGIS I have written an SQL query to get the closest distance for each element within a point coordinate table from a polyline table. The query comes back and works correctly, but ...
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tinyows failing to connect to postgresql - Ident authentication failed for user “postgres”

I'm getting the above error on a new and local tinyows installation on Centos 6. Postgresql 9.2, PostGIS 2.0. I can connect to PostGreSQL locally and from my LAN using several other methods (psql, ...
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Cannot find my schemas in QGIS's “Add PostGIS layers”

When I connect to my PostGIS database using QGIS's Add PostGIS Layers, I see only public topology pg_catalog information_schema My other schemas that I have created are not shown here. Anyone else ...
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How to split line layer at polygons' boundary of a polygon layer?

I have a line layer and a polygon layer in PostgreSQL 9.2, PostGIS 2.0. How can I split every line each time it crosses a polygon's boundary?
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How to update SRID in PostGIS database

I am facing a problem when I am trying to execute few queries in PostGIS. It returns the following messages. ERROR: GetProj4StringSPI: Cannot find SRID (4326) in spatial_ref_sys ********** ...
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Unable to connect Postgis from QGIS 1.8.0

I have installed PostgreSQL and PostGIS on my laptop (Win 7 64 bit OS). I am running QGIS 1.8.0 on my machine . When I am trying to connect Postgis I am getting connection failed error then I tried ...
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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 draw line in leaflet using postGIS road data

I have few points from server and I want to draw a line with this point on road. But the leaflet drawing point to point line as shown in picture in orange color. But I want to draw the line ...
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How a PHP script can perform point, line and polygon operation on Geoserver and PostGIS (+wkt) [duplicate]

I want to show my shape file and LULC map (vector and raster data) on internet explorer (locally). How should I configure PHP and Geoserver so that I can show data on localhost on an IE or browser? It ...
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How to show PostGIS distance in Meter

I have calculate distance from one point to a linestring. I have used the following query WITH data AS ( SELECT geom::geometry AS road_network from linestring) SELECT ...
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PostGIS ST_Contains question

Here's a quick summary about what I'm trying to do: Let's say I got two layers. One (A) with 10 polygons and one that is more granular with 100 polygons (B). Just to check if the behavior of PostGIS ...
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How to find lat/lon values for every pixel in a GeoTIFF file?

I want to a store GeoTIFF file pixel by pixel in the database. I need to store pixel values along with the lat/lon of that pixel on the GeoTIFF image. Is it possible to do that?
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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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How to import ECW into my postgis database with raster2pgsql (windows)

I'm working on windows 7 64 bits, postgis 2.01. I have to import ECW files into my postgis database. Unfortunatly, my postgis seems to has been compiled without gdal ecw support.When i do a ...
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Naming conventions PostGIS Database

We are starting to build up a database with PostGIS. The database is supposed to be for a team of about 5-8 researches who work frequently with geodata and statistics. Has anybody experience with ...
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How to import 3D geometries from DXF, VRML or X3D into PostGIS 2

we plan to develop a webbased 3D GIS using PostGIS 2 and GeoServer with a W3DS. The architecture works fine, but i have problems to import 3D geometries into PostGIS. The geometries come from AutoCAD ...
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How to properly use PostGIS with Maps

First time using PostGIS in an app. Target: - Get Heat Map of customers from address table using leaflet.js and heatmap.js Have DB called store_dev. Installed OSM Bright from Mapbox in it. Have a ...
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PostGIS 2.0 st_geomfromgml using LineString fails with invalid GML representation

I am attempting to insert a geometry into a table using the st_geomfromgml function. The GML is being sourced from a Geoserver WFS request. The function call looks like this ...
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Weird behaviour of ST_Project with PostGIS2

somehow I can't understand the results of ST_Project, but maybe this problem is just me being stupid (again): Note: I use geography-type here, but the results are the same for geometry. I use a ...
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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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Dynamically load and display shapefiles from PostGIS 2.0 into Mapguide using .NET

I have a C# mechanism for Loading shapefiles into PostreSQL/PostGIS now I would like to dynamically load it on Mapguide fusion template.In either C# or VB.NET code behind. Use case is: 1.use uploads ...
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problems setting up postgis and importing data

Using Postgres 9.2.3.1 on a new Mac. I installed Postgres from the dmg file that I downloaded from the Postgres site. I then installed PostGIS using stackbuilder. This all worked flawlessly so far ...
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Renaming Columns in Geotools FeatureType

I am attempting to build a simple java program that loads shapefiles into a Postgis 2.0 database. Everything is working out great except that I would like to be able to modify the FeatureType in the ...
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How to Find the Nearest Node from a Given Coordinate

I have already developed a table manually. It contains the coordinates and the distance of all the nodes, there is no geom field or any field related to postgis. But I want to find out the nearest ...
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PostGIS - incorrect result distance between two points

I am quite confused the way PostGIS is returning the result for this basic query. So I am trying to find the distance between two points 45.2714,71.2087 and 42.3739,66.39 and the distance should be ...
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Using PostGIS for a large trajectory dataset

I have a spatial trajectory dataset which basically contains about 10E6 (lat,lon,time)-tuples, grouped together by an identifier so they form trajectories. Currently, SQLite is used to store the raw ...
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Create Polygon Overlay Handling Holes

How can I create a polygon overlay that correctly handles holes? This answer provides a method of creating a polygon overlay that does not handle holes. Can it be modified to correctly handle holes? ...
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PostGIS SQL query to find a polygon that intersects with a line

I need to build a PostGIS query that would select every polygon inside an area the river is flowing through. I'd better describe with an example below: There is a river (blue line) flowing through ...
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how to group interconnected edges inside a table?

Given a table and a random set of edges with source and target columns, how can I find out which edges connect with each other and then group them together using PostgreSQL?
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given sets of vehicle passing on each edge, how to get most used vehicle to avoid transition?

I have two tables: one, the resulting table from converting osm.xml via osm2po so I can use pgRouting, and another one that contains information on what edges each public vehicle passes through ...
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Transit Routing using pgrouting as core routing engine?

i'm a student and i'm working on a project. the aim is given two sets of coordinates(origin & destination) route through the map to determine the optimum path using public transportation and of ...
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How to visuilze PostGIS data in GeoJSON format with PHP

I need to visualize PostGIS Geometry column as an overlay of a Leaflet tiled Map. I started a question here ,but didn't get any simple and satisfied answer. So I am starting this question. I got an ...
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PostGIS data visualization

I have dump my data in PostGIS from shapefile successfully. I made a postgres connection through PHP and that also returning the data of other field. But the main problem is GEOM field visualization. ...
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How to snap line string start & end vertex to the nearest point?

I have a point layer and a line layer. The points are road junctions, collected using DGPS, while the lines are the connecting roads, collected through Handheld GPS in tracking mode. As a result, the ...
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How to get distance between one point and all other points in a table?

I have a table in Postgres with lat and long columns. Can I use the ST_Distance_Sphere or ST_Distance_Spheroid methods to get the distance between one point and all other points in the table? Do I ...
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How to clip from a point layer using postgis?

I've loaded a LIDAR xyz file into a PostGIS2.0 database and created a 3D point geometry column ("tblCLOUD") from the data. I've also loaded into the database a shapefile that contains six ...
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How to filter or query data in GRASS?

I have a PostGIS dataset with just over 2 million rows. Each row has a PostGIS geometry point value and several attributes. I'd like to do some analysis on certain subsets of the data, but I can't ...
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Can't drop table with geography column

I imported shp to postgis 2.0.1 with shp2pgsql and chose to use geography instead of geometry. However, now when I try to drop the table, the pgadmin/sql console/phpPgAdmin freezes. I can't neither ...
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How to set up GeoDjango with PostGIS 2.0?

I would like to run GeoDjango (Django 1.4) with Postgis 2.0. Whenever I try to run syncdb I get the following error for geographic fields: Failed to install index for stores.Store model: operator ...
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blank preview image for ImageMosaicJDBC (postgis raster) layer [duplicate]

In geoserver, while publishing ImageMosaicJDBC layer seems no problem, the preview of this layer does not give me an meaningful overview image, only a blank image with the correct lat lon extend. Also ...
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Is the PostGIS documentation correct for ST_Project?

In example of the page ST_Project the select is SELECT ST_AsText(ST_Project('POINT(0 0)'::geography, 100000, 45)); st_astext ------------------------------------------ ...
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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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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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Postgres/Postgis doesn't work after update

I work on OpenSUSE 12.1 and after today's upgrade (2012 NOV 14) Postgres and Postgis doesn't work. If I login to Postgres server by PgAdmin, get the message: translated from polish "ERROR: can't acces ...
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How to fix 'GEOSDifference: TopologyException'?

Why does Postgis throws an error in this SQL? Error: ERROR: GEOSDifference: TopologyException: found non-noded intersection between LINESTRING (-5.67027 43.5374, -5.67085 43.5376) and LINESTRING ...
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Problems with QGIS (v 1.8.0) layer labels [closed]

I have a PostGIS (v 2.0) layer representing lakes. The attributes "chinchar" and "chintrans" contain Chinese characters and Pinyin (Roman) characters in UTF8 format. When I use Layer -> Labeling in ...