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

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How to generate arcs from attribute data?

What I am trying to achieve is an ellipse-like shape from a digitised point location and cardinal measurements. For example, point location at 531500,181500 with the attributes North - 4m, South - ...
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Fetching postgis data through php json and passing to leaflet map

I am new to this and trying to explore leaflet and geojson a bit. Please help me with this. This is my php page which I am using to fetch data from PostGIS. (the data opened successfully in the ...
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Batch load multiple shapefiles to Postgis

According to the shp2pgsql help, the options drop, append, create and prepare are mutually exclusive. So, if I want to create a table from a shape and then append multiple other shapefiles, I do ...
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pgsql2shp: create shapefile from empty table, but with known attributes (dbf)

I was trying to generate shapefile from postgis tables using pgsql2shp. Everything is fine except for table with no rows. When trying to create shapefile from an empty table, an error occurs: Could ...
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How to highlight joined features?

I have a task in QGIS (2.6), where I need to join two tables through an action (I think). I have some projects (points) that I need to connect to a list of partners (also points). I have data in both ...
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Dividing a geographical area (bbox) into smaller equal sized square miles

I'm working on an automated system for processing geographical information by bbox using PostGIS with an Openlayers 3 UI. The user will use dragbox to 'draw' the bbox they want processed. The catch ...
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Is there any VRP solver in Pgrouting 2.0?

after looking at older posts and googling for a while i guess there is not vrp solver (multiple trucks). there was DARP in pgr1.x but i can't see it in 2.x. i found a lot of information on ...
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Export DGN to shape or postgis with multiple mslinks

I need a command line tool to export DGN files to shapefile or PostGIS, I tried ogr2ogr but it only exports type, level, graphicgroup, colorindex, weight, style, entitynum, mslink and text. I need the ...
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Create polygons enclosing same number of points on PostGIS

I have a geodatabase on Postgis with points representing customers, what i need is give a number of customers, lets say 100 and it need to generate polygons enclosing 100 clients each one. I only ...
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Using ArcMap 10.3 with PostgreSQL 9.3.x database and PostGIS 2.1.1?

I have a PostGIS database that we use for data storage. I would like to open this data in ArcMap instead of storing it in another format. In previous versions of ArcMap it has been possible to open ...
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Searching a table within PostGIS using PyQGIS script

Morning all, I am looking for some guidance in trying to set up a script that will search a PostGIS database using a wildcard and then open a certain file directory that will be in one of the fields. ...
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How to correctly upload Shapefile into PostGIS on ubuntu?

I want to know how to use upload shape file via Postgis. Can u please help me? .com/nsVuQ.png
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From Openlayers 2 report generation

Can u suggest how a JasperReport can be geneated by an user accessing an point (say a wireless tower in map) on a active layer done in openlayers 3. Here the architecture uses openlayers 3 and is ...
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How do I step into the C++ functions from an external Python app I'm debugging?

I just wanted to see how to step into the C++ class QgsVectorLayer()'s methods from the python call to QgsVectorLayer(self.uri.uri(),'foo','postgres'). I'm trying to debug and it trying to step into ...
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How to create projects in Tilemill Ubuntu Web service?

I have set up Tilemill on a Ubuntu server and successfully accessed it from browser using TILEMILL_HOST:20009 I have already uploaded planet_osm data to postgresql/PostGIS DB in the same server ...
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PostGIS: snap latitude/longitude input to nearest OSM road point

I need a function to return the nearest OSM road point for any latitude/longitude. i.e. users input a latitude/longitude and postgis finds and uses the point on a road that is the nearest to it. ...
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Postgis routes diagram point-to-point

I have a set of centroids to which are related a set of points characterized by linename. The table with the points contains these fields: id ¦ linename ¦ lat ¦ lon¦ I would like to make a diagram ...
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Create GeoServer SQL View with variable number of arguments ( double precison [ ] )

I was trying to create a PostGIS procedural function which will perform a particular operation depending upon the user's provided coordinates. But since the user can provide any number of coordinates, ...
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How to Increase the length of column type geometry in postgres(pgAdminIII)

I am just wondering is there any way to increase the default length of column type geometry in postgres. Since we are trying to save large number of vertices polygon in to the geometry column geom in ...
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Import .gfs file into PostGIS?

Is it possible to import a .gfs file into PostGIS? I can open the .gfs file in QGis, so I assume it is a geographic file of some kind: but I'm not sure how to get it into PostGIS. I have Googled but ...
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Simplifying geometries and calculating non-spatial averages

I'm quite new to using proper spatial tools, and have a simple question that doesn't immediately show up on google. I have a table that contains multiple rows of empiric data (say, speed of a ...
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Create a “wide” table recording all overlaps between polygons in PostGIS

I have a set of overlapping polygons and would like to record which polygons are overlapping at each intersection. I have followed the instructions at: ...
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Postgis geocoder size and performance

I have installed Postgresql 9.3.5 and Postgis 2.1.2 on a 16Gb Ubuntu 14.04 system. (1) If I load all the states TIGER data, using the scripts provided in Postgis, how big will the database be for the ...
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Read and Write data with Open Layers3

I'am currently using postGIS/geoDjango/OL3 I need the capability for a user to drop a point on the map, and store that in my database. When any user returns, that point will be shown on the map. ...
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Issues with QGIS WFS editing/PostGIS rendering

I want to be able to view and edit spatial data within a postgis database. I have tried using a WFS with Geoserver - but constantly get 'Empty Response' error and the Network log says the request ...
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Error creating a spatial database. ERROR

I have been trying to get Postgis set up for a while now, I am stuck on one error and have not found a solutions yet. This is on Ubuntu 14.04.1. I am trying to run: CREATE EXTENSION postgis But am ...
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Invalid join selectivity error in postgis 2.1.3

I have 2 tables, one for points and one for polygons. I want to find points falling within theese polygons, so I quered: select p.id, l.id from points p inner join polys l on st_contains(l.geom, ...
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PostGIS 1.5 libstdc++ error

After some package updates on my Debian machine all my database queries involving postgis functions or types are returning: Error message from server: ERROR: could not load library ...
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Are there naming rules for direct connections from ArcGIS to PostgreSQL?

I don't have problem direct connecting arcgis to postgresql if my database name contains only letters, but when the name contains dashes or underscore e.g:"gisdb-dev", I receive an error when setting ...
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Postgis - Split linestring between point A and B

I need to find the different trajectories between point A and B. In the image is possible to see 2 differents trajectories. The way i use to calculate them is: Found the min time and the max time (in ...
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What is wrong with my WFS-T protocol setup?

So I want to transfer some Vector Layer Features from javascript code to my geoserver and then to postGIS, my code looks like this: saveStrategy = new OpenLayers.Strategy.Save(); ...
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Comparing and updating two large tables

I'm using CartoDB to sync the status from tables using a common ID on each one. The problem I found it's the tables are too large, over 29k rows. Here is the query I'm using and the gives me an ...
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Error in querying data

I have a mapserver file as below , I get blank page with no map executing this query: NAME var DATA xyz STATUS ON TYPE POINT DUMP TRUE ...
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Clustering the WGS84 point features (projection transformation aspects)

My question is quite trivial and was discussed many times before (like here) but in our case it has the confounding extra requirements... The list of sparsely distributed 2d point features is stored ...
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All map services display pink tiles

I have implemented mapserver in Ubuntu 14.04 with postgresql 9.3, postgis and imposm using GitHub tutorial. After completing the tutorial all map services display pink tiles not map info. i was not ...
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Create geometry column of type 'PointZM' in PostGIS

I want to add a geometry column with geometry like "PointZM", "PolygonZM". I have written something like this: SELECT AddGeometryColumn ('data_rivne','geo_point','geom2',0,'POINTZM',0); But it ...
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Convert multiline to polygon

perfect result Shapefiles How I can convert this closed line to polygon with PostGIS? I tried many functions like ST_Polygonize, ST_MakePolygon, ST_BuildArea. I got some results, but not a perfect ...
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Finding areas with high POINT density from PostGIS table using Python

I have a PostGIS table with thousands of POINT objects and I want to find areas that have a high density of points. I have the DBSCAN clustering algorithm implemented in Python which does exactly ...
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Why does the postGIS file lose geometry?

I am loading shapefile data from a GPS into PostGIS via Leica ZenoOffice. This apparently imports fine with it's geometry in the attribute table. However, when I add a postGIS layer in QGIS the file ...
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Create “grid” of polygons with the same 3D area based on an underlying raster variable (e.g. DTM height)

This could apply to point or raster values but imagine a raster of a continuous variable such as height (DTM). Is there a way to create a complete coverage of polygons that will have an equal area, ...
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Error when trying to visualize geography data with QGIS

I use PostGis, and want to use QGIS to visualize data. But I get error message when trying to show the points in the table. I create a table: CREATE TABLE poi ( id text NOT NULL, coord ...
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Which type in entities for PostGIS/Hibernate Spatial

I already manage to store, read and update PostGIS rows with Hibernate Spatial with a Point and a MLineString in a very simple case : a MLineString defining a road, display a point along this road ...
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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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Join/append multiple, identical polygon layers into a single layer whilst retaining all attributes?

I have run some analysis (zonalstats) on different raster layers using the same analysis polygons. I want to concatenate all these different layers together, i.e. retain a single polygon and have a ...
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Postgis Raster Unions Color Issues

Can someone explain to me what I am doing wrong here as I think I do not properly understand postgis raster bands. I have a set of geometries that I want to merge with a raster and created a raster ...
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How to dissolve inner polygons in a multipolygon

I'm trying to get the boundary of a collection of zip codes. Here is my current sql: SELECT ST_AsText(ST_SimplifyPreserveTopology((ST_Union(geom)), .003)) as poly FROM zcta5_data WHERE zcta5 IN ...
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PostGIS Raster functions not working

Hopefully I have a simple question that I'm not phrasing correctly in google. I'm trying to learn about storing and producing rasters in PostGIS. There are tons of examples and documentation online ...
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Undefined symbol error when creating postgis extension

When trying to create postgis extension, I'm getting an error, no references in google on it. maptest=# CREATE EXTENSION postgis; ERROR: could not load library "/usr/pgsql-9.3/lib/rtpostgis-2.1.so": ...
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Editing PostGIS data in ArcGIS Desktop?

Quick question regarding editing PostGIS data in ArcMap 10.0. Far as I can tell, this can only be accomplished through third-party plugins like GISSquirrel or ST-Links. Does anyone know of an ...
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Merge overlapping GeoJSON GeometryCollections

I need to merge three overlapping GeoJSON GeometryCollections of Polygon. Ultimately, the end result needs to be a geom type for PostGIS (e.g. MULTIPOLYGON) so I can easily check if particular points ...