A map projection is any method of representing the surface of a sphere or other three-dimensional body on a plane

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Importance of CRS in Getis-Ord Gi* hotspot analysis

I have a question about the importance of the chosen CRS in a Getis-Ord Gi* hotspot analysis - I am running a hotspot analysis (using Zone of Indifference spatial relationship) on a quite restricted ...
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Which SQL Server spatial data type to use for UK data in SQL Server?

Which spatial data type should be used for UK data in SQL Server?, i.e. GEOMETRY or GEOGRAPHY? I'm aware of OS National Grid and my understanding is it's an X/Y coordinate system, covering from ...
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R Levelplot overlaying two SpatialPolygonsDataFrame on a RasterLayer

I'm having some trouble plotting a RasterLayer and a SpatialPolygonsDataFrame in a level plot in R. Something is wrong with the projection, but I don't manage to understand what. Thanks for your help. ...
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NED (NAVD88) to WGS84 heights

I need to convert the 1/3 arc second DEM files from the NED into WGS84 ellipsoid heights. The documentation says that the NED is referenced to NAVD88. I've tried using gdalwarp as follows: gdalwarp ...
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Problem aligning historic map of Poland [on hold]

I have downloaded a historic map of Poland. I am having a problem aligning it to a modern map. I have tried various methods and coordinate system using over 50 points, but nothing works. It gets ...
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Put points on a projected world map

With the help from this post Lines on reprojected sp objects with Mollweide projection, I draw a world map using Mollweide projection. I also have some points with latitudes and longitudes, and I ...
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Getting Borders as SVG using Peters Projection

Is there now, in 2016, a place where I can easily download the borders of all countries and continents as SVG using Peters Projection? Or what is the easiest way to get those? (I haven't installed ...
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Assigning CRS using las2las from libLAS?

My las file had a spatial reference of "None." I tried to assign the CRS (in which data were collected) with the following command line: las2las flightline_002.las --a_srs EPSG:32632 lasinfo ...
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ArcGIS project raster mosaic bends the raster but not the footprint when projecting

I have mosaic whose rasters are using a custom coordinate system: US_IFR Authority: Custom Projection: Lambert_Conformal_Conic false_easting: 0.0 false_northing: 0.0 central_meridian: -95.0 ...
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Reprojecting and Aggregating a 30m resolution raster to a 3 arcsec raster

I am a using a 30m x 30m resolution land use raster that is projected in NAD83 Québec Lambert but would like to convert it to make it compatible with a 3 arcsecond flow accumulation raster that is ...
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Area calculations using a layer in a projected data frame versus a projected feature class in ArcGIS

So I've been tasked with automating a formerly manual process in model builder in which I'm trying to calculate land area. In the former manual process the feature class was brought into ArcMap and ...
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What is my coordinate system preserving?

I'm trying to get a better grasp of coordinate systems, datums, projections etc. I understand that certain systems preserve different things; distance, shape, angles, area. I'm wondering how you can ...
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Produce Oblique Mercator Map

To avoid the possibility of opinions, let me rephrase the question. Which software packages are able to produce an Oblique Mercator map between any two arbitrary points, similar to what is offered in ...
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Getting Error 000151 from ArcGIS Projection?

I'm having big problems with arctoolbox of ArcMap 10.3.1 to project almost all my layers from TM65 - Irish Grid to IRENET95 - Irish Tranverse Mercator.I always get the error 000151 and the Help is ...
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D3 can't render GeoJson file (Simple structure in Montreal, Canada) created in QGIS

I am attempting to render SVG and attach it to a div with id="map". I can do this successfully with GeoJson which I acquired from this tutorial: http://maptimeboston.github.io/d3-maptime/#/1 Excerpt: ...
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Web Mercator to 3d globe projection problems

I've been trying to use map tile images from services like OpenStreetMap to create a globe, and I've mostly succeeded. The problem is that when I compare my globe to one using the same image source ...
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Discrepancy between shape area and data from municipality [closed]

I am attempting to map several parcels just to show very basic dimensions (frontage, etc.) and parcel area. I have the parcel area from the municipal assessor's office in acres. And I have a parcel ...
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Can gdalwarp reproject from ESPG:4326 (WGS84) to UTM?

I've a GeoTIFF image in ESPG:4326 (WGS84) and when I try with gdalwarp to reproject to UTM, it has problem gdalwarp -s_srs "EPSG:4326" -t_srs '+proj=utm +zone=33 +datum=WGS84 +units=m +no_defs' -of ...
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Warning, inconsistent extent!

I have a raster that was provided to me from another institution that plans to provide this data (and many more layers) from a thredds server for download to the public. Correct me if I'm wrong; my ...
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Creating Proj4 string for local coordinates

I am fairly new to coordinate system conversion, so am rather lost on the following problem. We have been using Proj4 to convert between various coordinate systems which is fine for known coordinate ...
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R: Krovak projection in R - identical in ArcGIS, different in R?

I have two files: shapefile and raster, both in the same coordinate system in ArcGIS: EPSG 5514. Check information on projection in ArcGIS for raster: S-JTSK_Krovak_East_North WKID: 5514 Authority: ...
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How do I display NAD 1927 Albers with other data?

I have some raster datasets which are in NAD 1927 Albers projection. I cannot seem to display any other type of data with this projection. I get the pop-up projection warning when trying to add a ...
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Check if point is within radius of another point with Shapely

I've successfully used Shapely with python to check if a point is within one of a set of polygons in a .shp file but now would like to check if a point is within a circle of radius x miles from ...
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RD new to WGS 84 conversion

i want to display 2d building shapes and 3d buildings as presentation purpose.i m using Arcglobe for it.i have shape files with projection EPSG:28992.i have converted it into WGS 84 but my shapes does ...
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Re-projecting shapefile from an unknown projection [duplicate]

I have been given a shapefile which is supposedly in a NAD1927_Zone16 projection. I need to align it with a raster image in a Lambert Conformal Conic (NAD 1927) projection. I've tried to use the ...
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How to do a custom, ad hoc, affine transformation?

I have a data set of unknown origin (probably CAD) and I have determined that the correct transformation for this data into the projection that I want is as follows: (4x + 2205432), (30y + 1254781) ...
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OpenLayers 3 / Cesium polygon projection issue

I am using OpenLayers 3 and Cesium (via ol3-cesium). I have created a few rectangles (using a MultiPolygon) stacked on top of each other. Whereas in OpenLayers the rendering (left) is as expected, ...
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Calculate Geometry function returns underestimated distances

I'm making a map of the Colorado Trail and obtained a set of waypoints taken down the entire trail. I projected the set of waypoints from WGS84 (unprojected) to NAD 83 UTM13N after adding to the data ...
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Rectangle shapefiles with the same extents does not align perfectly after projection

I have a rectangle shapefile built with UTM19 coordinates using a python script, and then projected to NAD83_CSRS (EPSG:4617). I have a second rectangle shapefile built with the same method (python ...
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Visualizing netCDF file with unknown projection

I'm having a tough time visualizing a netCDF file with poor metadata in ArcMap, which is probably not a surprise. I know the file to contain ozone concentrations over the United States. If I try to ...
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Openlayers Reprojection from 4326 to 3395 is wrong?

I'm using proj4js definitions downloaded directly from epsg.io webpage. When trying to reproject a small extent I get this result: ol.proj.transformExtent([-180, -90, -179, -89], 'EPSG:4326', ...
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Problems to export raster files in R software

I'm working with R software with raster and netcdf4 packages adn netcdf files to get information from SST. I got the information and now I'd like to convert in ascii or geotiff files to work in ArcMap ...
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Background color changes when projecting a raster with ArcGIS 10.4

I'm using the Project Raster tool via arcpy: arcpy.ProjectRaster_management( in_raster = clipped_raster, out_raster = projected_clipped_raster, out_coor_system = ...
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Change the actual coordinates in a shapefile (QGIS)

I'm trying to map data for a county in Texas. The data were provided to me in a shapefile, and I've been working with it in QGIS 2.14. My problem is this: The coordinates in the shapefile I was given ...
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Openlayers 3 connecting to a wms feed with a different projection

I am trying to incorporate a wms feed in the British national grid projection (EPSG:27700) into a openlayers 3 project. I initially had used this wms layer in an openlayers 2 application using the ...
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Coordinate points not lining up with a preexisting map on QGIS

I asked this question once before, but I did not receive any feedback on solving on the issue and I am still confused as to what I am doing wrong. I found a public domain map of Florida counties on ...
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How can i project a coordinate system for many rasters all at once? [duplicate]

help many rasters i have and should be projected in UTM coordinate system. what should i do?
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Strange Custom Projection can't be transformed

I've got a a database of feature classes that were somehow transformed into a custom projection that I don't understand, and there does not seem to be a way to get back out of. The projection data ...
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Are perpendicular lines still perpendicular after converting from UTM zone 15 to 16 (or between two neighboring zones)?

I want to convert a square polygon that is close to the edge of UTM zones 15N and 16N. The polygon's coordinates are in UTM 16N, but it is spatially positioned in the UTM15 area. My question is that ...
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GCS_Clarke_1880 transformation to GCS_WGS_1984 in ArcGIS 10.3.1

ArcGIS 10.3.1 has no transformation for GCS_Clarke_1880 to GCS_WGS_1984. Why is this the case, what have I missed? Do we have to write a custom transformation? There are a heap of Clarke ...
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Lambert conformal conic projection

For a Lambert conformal conic projection, when projecting the cone on the globe, two parallels are formed and the scale decreases between the two parallels and increases outside them. Why this ...
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Is it possible to restore lost PRJ-Files?

Currently I am working on a project with QGIS (2.14.1). Therefore I need to add old (but important) shapes that were drawn by a colleague. Somehow most of the .prj-files are missing - I don't know ...
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PostGIS Svg Projection on Google Map

Context I have a database with spatial data such as areas and points. Some of the areas in my db are coming from OpenStreetMaps, representing some regions. (Which are kinda small at earth's scale, ...
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How to check my EPSG and units in R when it is not defined in proj4string?

After reading my .shp in R using readOGR(), I tried to figure out what is my EPSG and what are my units in my projections? when I tape my.shp = readOGR(dsn=setwd(dsn = dsn, ...
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Problems with matching vector data with raster data

I’m new in Arcgis, and I have some trouble in this task: I downloaded from ICC (www.icc.cat) a raster data map that is a in a specific coordinate system, if I right click to view its properties, it ...
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Why is my imported map showing up so small in ArcMap 10.2?

I have .asc files that contains a map of a predicted species distribution I got from using MaxEnt. When I import the file with the data frame properties set to North American Albers Equal Area the ...
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C# selecting map tiles from user defined rectangle points?

I have a WPF user control with which the user can draw a rectangle on the map canvas to define an area for downloading background imagery tiles from a web service. The tiles are in Lat long 1x1 ...
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GDAL c# API returned different WKT from gdalinfo

I've found completely different results in WKT strings while using gdalinfo utility and method from c# API GetProjectionRef(). In the first case the result was: PROJCS["WGS 84 / Pseudo-Mercator", ...
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How to avoid blurred projection after transformation of .tif files

For my Project I have a lot of shapefiles and .tif files with different projections. I aimed to store everything in a gdb and transform everything to the same coordinate System (ETRS1989 UTM 32N). The ...
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Converting from unknown coordinate system into common one using fiducial points?

I have a thousand of points that I want to project in a different coordinate system. These points were generated using an old and odd coordinate system (let's call it CS) so it's not possible to use ...