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

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Displaying multiple features from a geoserver layer with time and style in a KML

I have 4 datasets organized in a PostGIS database each of the same geometry and location except they are at different times. They each have a corresponding datetime field. I can load these into a ...
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Selecting all pixels above a given value in a raster in PostGIS

I have a raster with one band whose value represents the date of the occurrence (a sequential integer). This raster file gets updated regularly, and each time that happens, I need to run a process ...
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Rendering TopoJSON in Leaflet from GeoJSON PostGIS output?

I'm using the query found here SQL query to have a complete geojson feature from PostGIS to get a geojson that I can display on a leaflet map. However, the amount of data is kinda big and the ...
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Merge raster tiles in PostGIS

I have several raster tiles that are adjacent and non-overlapping, so they form a mosaic. I am trying to merge two adjacent rasters using PostGIS but am getting an error that they do not have the same ...
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OS Terrain 50 into Postgresql/PostGIS for lat/long analysis

I am performing analysis using line of sight's and followed a very useful blog post at http://davidrowley.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/calculating-line-of-sight-with-postgis.html which detailed how to load ...
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Export only one value from a one-band raster

I have a PostGIS database with a georeferenced raster, with one band which contains values from 0 to 255. I should export it to a transparent GeoTiff picture in which the only visible pixels are those ...
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PostGIS TIGER reverse_geocode() returns state only

I have a clean install of PostGIS 2.1 in Postgres 9.3 on Ubuntu, using apt-get and postgres extensions. Ran the data loading scripts from here. normalize_address works well, but geocode returns no ...
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Export to shapefile error in QGIS from POSTGIS table

I am attempting to export a postGIS layer to a shapefile in QGIS 2.6.1 Brighton. The table has 244,674 rows. The data displays perfectly well in QGIS but when I attempt to export to shapefile I get ...
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How to update the OSM data in a PGRouting Database built with osm2pgrouting?

I'm using a PGRouting database originally built with osm2pgrouting from a *.osm file downloaded from Mapzen. If I want to update the OSM data in that database, ie. re-build my PGRouting Database, ...
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Loaded OSM Data into PostGIS Database. Cannot view in ArcMap “The coordinate system identifier is invalid”

I loaded OSM File for Pennsylvania into a PostGIS Database in PostgreSQL using osm2pgsql. Everything seemed to go without a hitch until I finally connected to the Database in arcCatalog and tried to ...
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How to fix broken geometry after joining features in PostGIS

I have a PostGIS layer I'm serving over GeoServer. It looks like this. Im using the PostGIS query to get a new layer with some grouped features: SELECT id, name, st_union(st_buffer(geom, ...
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Import shapefiles into PostGIS using Python with psycopg2

I want to import shapefiles to PostGIS using Python with arcpy & psycopg2 to connect to PostGIS. I don't want to use the existing shapefile loader nor ogr, just write my own import tool. My steps ...
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suitable column Data-type for geojson data storage and processign in PostGis

I have a MySQL table with 2 columns, id, a unique geometry id, and GeoJSON stored as a varchar, eg, {"type": "Point", "coordinates": [116.4, 45.2, 11.1]} ...
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set Default projection in postgis table

I've set the SRID 4326 for a table having geometry column, but when i insert a geometry without SRID, i get an error because no SRID specified is interpreted as -1 or 0, so how i can set a default ...
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Calculate total line lengths within a polygon?

I have basically the same conundrum as How do i calculate line segment lengths within a polygon? but I'm working in PostGIS, not ArcGIS. Any pointers? This query seems to like it should work, just ...
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How to import country administrative boundaries from OSM Planet to PostGIS Polygons

I need to import all world countries as polygons or multipolygons into PostGIS. Specifically, I need the administrative boundaries that are like this orange bubble around the actual land borders. ...
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PostGIS Geography data type not displaying in QGIS

I am trying to display data held in the PostGIS Geography type on a map in QGIS. Whatever I do I can't get it to work. Here is the SQL that creates my data - a single point in London. CREATE TABLE ...
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Mapnik performance - large polyline dataset

I'm working with a very large set of polylines - contour data - to be rendered with Mapnik. (The contours are generated using gdal_contour from SRTM data.) At present I'm storing them in PostGIS and ...
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Geoserver - How to make a psql-backed timestamp that uses timezones

I'm working on an application that extends geoserver and am frustrated as I'm trying to define a SimpleFeature that has timestamps that include timezones. I've tried declaring my timestamp field ...
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PostGIS is not seeing any GDAL drivers

I've tried setting POSTGIS_GDAL_ENABLED_DRIVERS=ENABLE_ALL as an environment variable. As well as running SET postgis.gdal_enabled_drivers = 'ENABLE_ALL'; from psql. (With a pg_ctl restart after each) ...
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Is geotools transformation of EPSG:3785 (Web mercator) to EPSG:4326 wrong?

Using postgres (9.3.6) and postgis: select st_astext(st_transform(ST_GeomFromEWKT('SRID=3785;POINT( 7550310.77 4139679.02 )'), 4326)); This returns POINT(67.8255956454323 34.8217133646348) Using ...
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Calculate surface map from PostGIS

We need to create surface maps from the website. The data is stored on PostGIS (2.1) as a table of Point geometries with a field indicating a thematic value. The optimal solution would be to produce ...
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Is there PostGIS equivalent to arcpy.sa.Slice() function?

I have an existing system built on an 8.3 PostgreSQL database which uses a ArcGIS - Spatial Analyst for a couple of raster operations. The system is moving to PostgreSQL 9.2 and I'm evaluating if the ...
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PostGIS: Ordering by the sum of two distances

I have an SQL statement that selects possible bus routes between two points, ordered by the walking distance required from the start point to the departure bus stop (distance1) and the arrival bus ...
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PostGis without shp2pgsql

I recently reinstalled postgis on my pc, following these instructions link. The installation is successful, and for several days work using PostgreSQL and PostGIS without problems. Now, I need to ...
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ST_Split and looping problems PostGIS

I am a total PostGIS noob, and am having trouble understanding the finer points of SQL syntax. I am trying to take a large set of line data and clip it with a polygon. I then want to create a new ...
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Tool, API of or code samples for calculating spatial similarity between Lines

I am migrating a database with a road network to an other external data provider. We have joined our own data about roadworks, temporary speed-limits, etc., using ID and linear referencing on this ...
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pgRouting. pgr_ksp() returns -1 as id3

The documentation (http://docs.pgrouting.org/dev/src/ksp/doc/index.html) says that the result should be 0 for the last row. Is the same 0 than -1? I'm new on this. Thaks for the help.
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How to display table with more than one image from postgis in mapserver?

I have 3 tif files in one postgis(2.1.5 ver.) raster table. ( load with raster2pgsql) And i have mapserver MapServer 6.1-dev. I need to display table from postgis in qgis via mapserver. P.S I trying ...
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Replicate results from JSI using PostGIS

I am using OSM and facing an issue with finding the nearest road-segments to a given lat/lon point. I have a code that uses Java Spatial Index JSI which traverses the RTree index while computing the ...
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Mapserver display empty map when i add more then 1 raster file in 1 table postgis

Here is a part of mapfile with layer and WMS: WEB METADATA wms_title "Diplom" wms_abstract "no matter" wms_onlinesource ...
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GeoServer: Get styles from PostgreSQL/PostGIS table

We're running GeoServer with all layers coming from a PostGIS data source. Most people work directly on the PostGIS database, but we have one person sitting 10.000km away, and for him, connecting to ...
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Postgis - Creating Ellipse in WGS84 with metric parameters

I have points in WGS84 (x,y), radiuses in meters (rx, ry), rotation angle in degrees. I would like to create a new WGS84 geometry. I've tried this but the major/minor distances seem to be off by a ...
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Installing PostGIS Layer Viewer for pgAdmin III

I have difficulties installing pgAdmin's plugin PostGIS Layer Viewer. The official repository on GitHub gives this Web site for install procedure, then the former site gives this Web site for ...
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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. ...