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Display NYC buildings where the tallest building on the block is above a certain height

There's probably a simple answer to this, but... I'm trying to figure out how to use the WHERE function to display only polygons (NYC properties, I'm using the PLUTO land use database) where the ...
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Adding a column of WKT format in the table (postgreSQL)

I want to include this column of data that are in WKT format (they are mostly straight lines). What data type should I use? I need to create this database for mapping. There are about 30000 features ...
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Rotate Polygon to be Parallel with the X Axis

By default, PostGIS calculates the Envelope or Extent of a polygon based on the bounding box of the polygon ((MINX, MINY), (MINX, MAXY), (MAXX, MAXY), (MAXX, MINY), (MINX, MINY)). This gives a result ...
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Moving file flat-nodes.bin from an osm2pgsql import

I'm running PostgreSQL 9.4 and osm2pgsql 0.82.0 on Ubunt 14.04 (64bit). I'm new-ish to postgres and less new to OSM. My goal was to import the planet file. Unfortunately, when I started the import, ...
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PostgreSQL owner/role administration for QGIS projects

What's the best way to administrate PostgreSQL roles for QGIS projects? I've created a separte schema for each of my QGIS projects. Is it possible to revoke all privileges except "select" for finished ...
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Add columns with information OSM by osm2po?

I imported the europa.osm network within my spatial database thanks to the osm2po tool. I use this with pgrouting. My problem is that I need to know the information provided by the tag address (city, ...
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Poor performance with storing large rasters in PostGIS and visualising in QGIS

my question concerns the use and performance of several software tools in conjunction, namely PostgreSQL, PostGIS, QGIS, and GDAL. I'm a long-time ArcGIS, Python, and R user who is interested in ...
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Related Spation and non-spatial in QGIS

I am working with QGIS 2.6.1 by adding data from server using PostGIS. Now, I want to see the attribute information. So, how can relate the spatial with the information?
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Why is arcpy ChangePrivileges_management adding a second feature class to map?

I am new to GIS and pretty new to python, so sorry if this is ugly code. I am creating a feature class in a postgres database if it does not already exist and the user wants it created. That works ...
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Any experience or tips for using qgis with postgis layers? [duplicate]

we want to replace our shapefiles with postgis layers for editing in QGIS. We plan to edit 1 Layer with 5 people at the same time is this possible? Is this a good idea or is there a better practice ...
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Google Streetview Images in infowindow

I have followed the instructions on this blog post on adding streetview images to the infowindow: http://blog.cartodb.com/a-picture-is-worth-1-000-attributes-infowindows-with/ I can do it without a ...
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Error when enabling ArcGIS geodatabase

We're trying to enable enterprise geodatabase functionality in an existing PostgreSQL database. We've already created the sde user (set as superuser) & sde schema. We get the following error: ...
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How to reference to user input in SQL string in R?

I am building a R Shiny interface that queries the user input in Postgresql and generate the respective map layer. However, I am unsure of the syntax to include the query in the SQL string. my codes ...
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How to convert a geojson from Postgresql to geojson format readable in rCharts in R?

I am creating a Rshiny interface on that can take in user input and SELECT the respectively map layer from Postgresql database based on the input. The package I am using to plot the map is rCharts. ...
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Unable to connect PostgreSQL to ArcMap 10.1

I'm trying to connect my local PostgreSQL database to ArcMap 10.1 but for some reason I'm unable to connect to the server. Any ideas of what might be causing the issue. For the instance option in ...
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Create Statewide Hydrologic Soil Group Map

This may be better for Engineering? Not sure. Background: Previously I have downloaded SSURGO soil data for the state of Pennsylvania by downloading each county and merging the shapefiles. I then ...
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How do I tune postgres to quickly find the shortest path on a large dataset (4M)?

My graph has ~4M rows, and I am running it on 2.55GHz machine. When postgres gave it the default amount of memory settings, it took my ~55 seconds to run the pgr_ksp function against it (where k is ...
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Identifying road intersections using PostGIS

I'm trying to identify where roads intersect each other, and to make a point at this intersection, with the number of roads that form the intersection listed. I was wondering if there was some way ...
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Simple popup for multiple WMS

I have multiple WMS in openlayers with a layer switcher and can be turned on and off. Now i have an image of each WMS, what i want is to show image of each WMS on click OF that corresponding WMS. ...
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Help serializing a postGIS query to geojson

I have a query which I would like to serialize to geoJSON: select article_title, pub_date, city, geom from article, location where article.id = location.id; I can serialize the geom field easily ...
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Import raster data from postgis and publish in geoserver

I am using geoserver 2.3.3, PostGIS 2.1 and PostgreSQl 9.1. The Image Mosaic JDBC extension is also installed correctly. I am trying to import raster data from PostGIS and publish in Geoserver but ...
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Creating feature dataset by pgAdmin (PostgreSQL) that can be useD in ArcSDE connection?

How to create feature dataset in PostgreSQL (pgAdmin) that can by use in ArcSDE conection (ArcGIS)?
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Having trouble connecting QGIS with postgres database with postgis extension [closed]

I am working on Ubuntu Precise with postgresql version 9.3 and postgis 2.0. After initially starting my postgres database and eventually getting permission errors that would prevent postgres from ...
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Installed PostGIS extension not listed for database

I have a PostgreSQL database with the PostGIS extension enabled. I know that this extension is enabled, since I am using PostGIS functions, and I can actually see the PostGIS functions. However, ...
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Utilizing OSM Data in a Postgres/PostGIS database in ArcMap

I've been trying for over a week now, and I'm not sure what i'm doing wrong and I haven't found the answer yet. I am trying to display and symbolize the OSM dataset over Jordan in ArcGIS for Desktop ...
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How to write a point-in-polygon query for Postgis?

I'm trying to write a query in Postgis which will return all rows where a dynamically changing longitude/latitude point resides within the geometric polygon of that row (in the geom column). This is ...
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How to write a new layer to PostgreSQL from QGIS plugin

The PyQGIS cookbook states that QgsVectorFileWriter can write vector layers to any format supported by OGR: https://www.qgis.org/en/docs/pyqgis_developer_cookbook/vector.html#writing-vector-layers ...
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Number of Neighbors Around a Point

I need to get a count of neighbors within 100m for each point in a set of 250 million points. The result would have the id of each point accompanied by the number of neighbors around them. Can this be ...
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Problem with MapServer WMS

Below code is showing the addition of mapserver file in openlayers 3, it is successfully showing me image in the browser but when i zoom that image it does not zoom. It comes back to originial view. ...
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OSM Bright Cartography XML

So I've successfully setup a tile server as described here: https://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-14-04/ What's troubling is the lack of clarify surrounding OSM Bright ...
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Public PostGIS Server available?

Can anyone point me to a (if possible at all) list of public PostGIS Servers, where one can set up their own database/tables? I would need a PostGIS server on 24h/7d while not having the resources by ...
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Union of several linestring to multilinestring using MS SQL Server

Followed Postgreql query is the existing one used to combine serveral linestring to a single multilinestring. is there any equivalent of this in SQLServer . SELECT ST_AsText(ST_Collect( ARRAY[ ...
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How to cut contour lines at the edge of a data source

I have calculated some contour-lines using gdal-contour for two elevation model into a Postgis database. One is high res and the other lower res. Now I am seeing problems at the edge of my high ...
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Postgis query on 3D cube does not use index

I am testing Postgis on the follow query: SELECT * FROM particles WHERE position &&& 'LINESTRING(0.08537 0.0738 0.0145,0.0953 0.0837 0.0345)'; that returns about 100k rows from a ...
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3D KNN index in PostGIS

I am looking for a way to do fast KNN queries on a dataset of 10+ million 3D points (and growing). I was hoping PostGIS would do the trick with its new <-> and <#> operators, but they don't seem ...
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How to arrange polygon in Postgis

I have a lot of polygons in a Postgres database. I want to show the polygons, but in order of the the biggest to the smallest. I used the following code: SELECT ST_Area(area_polygon) as luas FROM ...
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Matching GPS points to the road network

I am a newbie in Postgres and Postgis and I am trying to do a matching of GPS points to the road network. I need to find closest road from a shapefile and take speed attribute from it. I am using ...
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GIS and Geodatabase with Reminder Function

a friend of mine, a landscape gardener, asked me wether it is possible to represent his garden (mainly big trees and a few flower fields) in a GIS so he could administrate these on his computer by ...
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connecting Arc 10.3 to a PostGIS database “the coordinate system identifier is invalid” [closed]

Has anyone had any success directly connecting Arc 10.3 to a PostGIS/postgres database, where the geometry type is 'geometry'? I am able to connect and view the tables, but I am unable to view them - ...
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Which is the best way of working with PostGIS data in R?

I work with R almost all the time, and now I am using it for doing spatial data mining, but I have this question: I have a PostGIS database with (obviously) GIS data, If I want to make statistical ...
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Importing recent NAVTEQ/HERE RDF Data into Postgres/Postgis

I am trying to import a recent version of navteq data into a postgres DBMS. I have downloaded the 2014Q2 version of the data from https://here.flexnetoperations.com as well as ...
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ST_Intersection for polygons

I'm looking for a query that returns overlapping areas of two tables with polygon geometries. Using row_number() over() the entries of the gid column are not unique in the case of dumped ...
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Auto-Sanitizing illegal PostGIS WGS84 (lat, lon) coordinates

I have just stumbled upon what seems to be a very curious behaviour by PostGIS. The XYZ point -117.0, 32.0, 0 in WGS84 (SRID 4326) is legal: items=> SELECT st_y(st_geomfromtext('POINT Z (-117.0 ...
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Determine XY offset in meters between two lat/long points (EPSG:4326), and accurately recreating point locations using XY offset

I have two tables in EPSG:4326, one for home locations and one for site locations. I need to be able to generate the XY offset in meters between the home location, and the site locations. I then need ...
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Speeding up PostGIS ST_AsGeoJSON

I am writing a query that would give me the geojson element contains the outline of a US State along with some additional information. The problem I am running into is the function ST_AsGeoJSON from ...
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libst_raster_pg.dll for PostgreSQL 9.2

I need to store my raster in an enterprise geodatabase with st_raster data type. Copying libst_raster_pg.dll from C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcGIS\Desktop10.3\DatabaseSupport\PostgreSQL\9.2\Windows64 ...
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Display graduated QGIS buggy?

I counted points in polygons in PostGIS like this UPDATE hexagons SET count = (SELECT count(*) FROM points WHERE ST_Within(points.geom, hexagons.geom)); That came back with that UPDATE 1554 That ...
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“Get” results of PostGIS [closed]

I am getting warm with post PostGIS. I am working in the Command Line. What I am wondering is how do I "get" the results of PostGIS. So imagine I have this select name, neighname from neighborhoods ...
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load raster (geotiff files) to postgis with url

I tried to load rasters to postgis with raster2pgsql but this not satisfy my project because it uses local files. i have 5000 and will be more in future geotiff files in cloud host. is it possible ...
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import OpenStreetMaps Data fails

I work in project of geocoding so i want to import the OpenStreetMaps Data. i created a database and name it nominatim and i tried this command: sudo ./utils/setup.php --osm-file ...