PostGIS is an extension for the PostgreSQL object-relational database that adds support for geographic objects.

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How to join data in postgis tables to form layer with subset of attributes

In QGIS I am trying to join data from two postgis tables. I can not figure out how to do this at sql because add layer tools seem to allow one to select just one table to filter on. Instead I ...
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QGIS/PostGIS: Select Counties within Region via Spatial Query

I'm using GQIS 2.2 and PostGIS on Postgresql 9.3. I have 5 regions in the contiguous United States. Each region has states, and each state has counties. I would like to think that the data I'm given ...
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osm2po is missing edges while importing to pgrouting

I am using osm2po for importing pbf file to postgresql but when i find route using built-in algorithms i found that some of the edges are missing so route does not match with road. Did anybody know ...
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Searching closest region from Google Maps coordinates

Here is my problem. I'm mapping a region in google maps after that I'm saving the coordinates in PostGIS databse as geographic Polygon type. ST_GeographyFromText('SRID=4326;POLYGON((..))') The goal ...
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Drawing curved lines in CartoDB?

I am experimenting drawing curved line from Origin to Destination in Cartodb. I was able to do so once, however, failed the second and third time. Could anyone offer me some insights into the ...
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Can't see Postgis layers added to QGIS

I'm trying to transition from an old Postgres/Postgis database to a new one. I'm working in a fresh install of Win 7 64 bit. I installed Postgresql 9.3 32 bit, then installed PostGIS 2.1.3. I created ...
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Calculating a vector raster intersection in postgis

I am using CartoDB and trying to calculate the total population (in raster format in popcount) within a specified distance to a line (vector data in mytable). The population data is at about 5km ...
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Collapse dual carriageway lines in PostGIS

I have OpenStreetMap data, which represents larger roads (e.g. dual carriageways, aka divided highways) as parallel lines. The question is answered for ArcGIS or Skeletron here, for example using ...
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How do I avoid this osm2pgsql duplicate key error in Windows?

I am attempting to load an OSM .bz2 file into a PostGIS database using osm2pgsql but am stuck at a duplicate key value in the nodes which violates a unique constraint - any suggestions? output is ...
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Development guide for beginner? [duplicate]

Im new to GIS and mapping, and I need to learn how to create web map application for my project. I'm really confused on what to use. I have read PostGIS, OpenStreetMap, and Openlayer. I'm wondering ...
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POSTGIS - calculating percent area of intersection in where clause

I have a table of polygons (census block groups) in postgres. I want to tag each block group with the town (another polygon table) it mainly resides within. Is this possible? I'm thinking I'd need to ...
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Import DEM into PostGIS for QGIS

I'm a complete GIS newbie so sorry if I'm using the wrong terminology in searching for a solution to this... I'm trying to import a DEM into PostGIS and display it in QGIS. The data is from the EU-DEM ...
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How to use Google Maps projection with GeoDjango/PostGIS

I am building a web service with GeoDjango which involves user submitted events including a location. I created a model field for my location using django.contrib.gis.db: location = ...
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When I publish a layer(shapefile or postgis) with TileMill, 200 meters moves

I hope someone can help me. Not if you know the TileMill application I'm working with her to publish layers look more beautiful. Well, first I have posted directly loading the shp file., But when ...
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how to do simple self join and touches function in postgis?

I am having trouble with this query and neighbor calculation in PostGis. I want to find out which are the neighbors of Sweden in the table COUNTRIES which has column 'the_geom' for geometry and ...
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Break line into 100m segments

I have a line geometry in PostGIS and I am wondering how I would break the line into 100m segments. Is there a function for this?
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invalid KML representation on ST_GeomFromKML

I exported a table with a geography(MultiPolygon,4326) column using ogr2ogr to a KML file. When trying to re-import any of the shapes using the ST_GeomFromKML function I get the following error: ...
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TileMill Exports Failing

I'm having trouble exporting my map in TileMill (v0.10.1). I'm using OSM Bright with a PostGIS database connection to import OpenStreetMap data. When exporting an SVG or PDF through the user interface ...
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geography, geometry, distance, and wkt - PostGIS

I'm trying to understand the data conversions that happen in PostGIS when calculating distances in SRID 4326. Why is it that when I run on my marin_jobs points table: select cast (the_geom as ...
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QGIS is not working with Postgres Plus Advanced Server

We have a problem to integrate GIS software with our GIS database which is populated on Postgres Plus Advanced Server 9.2 from EnterpriseDB. We are using QGIS to maintain and analyze our GIS ...
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pgShapeLoader: how to load a shapefile in a different schema than 'public'

I'm trying to load a shapefile in POSTGIS using pgShapeLoader. It works but I can load table only in the "public" schema and i don't know how to configure, the tool to upload my shapefile in another ...
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Postgis 2.1 error after update

After a usual update progress - "apt-get upgrade" - I can not connect with qGIS to my PostGIS DB anymore. Error in the qGIS logfile: Your database has no working PostGIS support. Erroneous query: ...
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Geoserver OSM data Imported via osm2pgsql - most efficient tables to use to style roads

The Osm2pgsql importer for OSM data to Postgres results in two tables for ways, one called planet_osm_roads and a second one called planet_osm_lines The Osm2pgsql documentation states that the ...
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Possible to store 3D features such as dome into geospatial database?

Is it possible to store 3D features such as dome into geospatial database such as PostGIS? I know that it can store x,y,z data, can such complex features be stored into database?
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Dismiss invalid Polygons in PostGIS

I Have a massive Dataset from OpenStreetMap and imported it into a Postgres-Database using ogr2ogr. I got several warnings during this process because of multipolygons with too little vertices. Now I ...
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Add polygons to PostGres to be queried by Nominatim

I'm trying to build out a geocoder that also returns the correct legislative district information from this data: http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/tiger.html I've got OSM data imported into a ...
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How can I find the segment of a line that lies within a polygon using Postgis?

Given a "road", represented by a line, that crosses a "state", represented by a polygon: What is the SQL query I can use to find the segment of the road that is within the state? A concrete example. ...
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PostGIS Function both work fine

I create two function both work fine same solve, but one of them, take to much time (which one use "temporaly"). Is very important because I will run in several times the funcion. Please any one can ...
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How to get a set of all buildings of an OpenStreetMap section in form of single points / Multiple polygons as one point

The objective is to get a set of all buildings of an Open Street Map section in form of single points in a shapfile. I downloaded the section from osm. Imported the section into QGIS (and later ...
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Open PostGIS layer with QGIS 2.2

I just upgraded QGIS from 1.8 to 2.2 and I am getting some troubles to open a PostGIS Layer. The connection with the server works fine, I can see all my tables, select the one I want to open and even ...
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Why is “Add feature” of the GPS Information tool inactive for some of my PostGIS layers?

Sorry If I rise it again on this forum but I couldn't find any info on limitations/requirements of "GPS Information" tool for QGIS (2.2.0) against data layers. For some layers I'm able to collect ...
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Reverse Geocode with PostGIS use Open Street Map Database

I want to reverse geocode with postGIS use OSM database, I use FUNCTION: <!-- language: lang-sql --> CREATE OR REPLACE FUNCTION khoangcach(lat double precision, lon double precision) RETURNS ...
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PostGIS raster connection is not closed by MapServer

I'm using PostGIS raster in MapServer like this: TYPE RASTER DATA "PG:port=6432 dbname='mydb' user='postgres' password='1234' schema='public' table='truemarble' mode='2'" PROCESSING ...
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How to select the cross streets in postgis spatial table?

I've used ST_Intersects and ST_Crosses but between two different tables. I have a table of streets and intersections want to know them. For example select all streets that cross the Street A. Can ...
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Setting up PostGIS: Postgres can't see the PostGIS extensions?

I've just installed Postgres 9.3.4 and PostGIS 2.1 on OSX Mavericks using the very latest versions of the KyngChaos libraries. This is a new machine, and I deliberately haven't installed Postgres ...
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Identify circuits/loops in GPS track data

This question will be naive and uneducated, but I gotta start my research somewhere, so I'll ask for references and pointers... Let's say you have a GPS time series with a set of lat/long coordinates ...
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how to add data from a layer to postgis table with different field names

I am importing waypoints from GPS (in gpx format) using Layer>Add Vector layer and then I want to clean up the data and add some more attributes and finally add them to a master table in PostGIS. The ...
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PostGIS Spatial Index not used after copying table

I am copying a PostGIS database from my computer to our webserver. I always had problems to copy the entire database using pg_dump and pg_restore so I am creating a new database on the server and copy ...
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Rounding bug using ST_GeomFromGeojson()

Let's say I have the following geographical point represented in GeoJSON: {"type":"Point","coordinates":[-109.0,35.292506]} When I run the following conversion, things work as expected: SELECT ...
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Can't load pgrouting extension, could not load library librouting_dd.ddl error 998 windows

I have a windows 7 machine 64-bit, I installed Postgresql 9.3 via the opengeo suite 4.0.2 in the program files (x86) folder, so I guess I have to install the 32-bit version of the extension. I am ...
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how do I create a RESTful PostGIS web Service Framework?

I have PostGIS tables that store vectors that want to show on Google Maps. Read the post http://gis.stackexchange.com/questions/22354/how-to-display-a-postgis-table-on-google-maps But one thing that ...
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Sort Proximity Results Into Groups Based on Distance from Center

The scenario is as follows: I have a database of pizza places with review averages. I want users to be able to find pizza places near a location and have them sorted by distance. Pretty straight ...
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storing date range in PostgreSQL/PostGIS for time parameter in WMS/WFS

Using GeoServer I want to deliver some objects/features with WFS and WMS. The objects and their attributes have a date range during which they are valid. Say, we have street lamps and each street lamp ...
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Implement a least cost path in a graph

I am trying to produce a routing functionality in a web-GIS that, given a start and an end point, will retrieve the least cost path taking into account points along edges representing major costs, ...
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Difference between 2 projections?

I have osm.xml file where projection is defined as follows: Map background-color="grey" srs="&srs900913;" minimum-version="2.0.0"> n settings.xml file projection is also set there as: <!ENTITY ...
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PostGis geometry name lookup failed for table

I have a table name erpAssets which has column name Region of type polygon. it contains entries of points also like (-79.4609576808001,43.9726680183837)). I have written query which convert these ...
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problem transforming pgr route to a line - unexpected extra lines from St_MakeLine

I have created a line geometry from a pgr_dijkstra querry and I am getting an unexpected looking line in qgis. The following image illustrates the problem: The magenta line is the line created ...
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Import raster to postgis and add a foreign key constraint

I use raster2pgsql to import raster files into a table with this command line: C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\9.3\bin>raster2pgsql -s 4326 -M -F -a c:\temp\mun.tif public.basqui_raster | psql -U ...
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Difference between planet_osm_polygon and planet_osm_point tables

What's the difference between the planet_osm_polygon and planet_osm_point tables? I find similar columns in both tables.
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How to render overlapping bus trips as one route from OSM?

I would like to create bus map for my city from OSM data. I imported data into Postgresql with osm2psql and I can render routes with Mapnik. But the problem is that same route ref is shown multiple ...