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The process of translating a map or spatial data from one geographic projection to another

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Importing kml google earth polygons to QGIS

I've created some polygons in google earth, saved it to kml and then I loaded these files into QGIS. The problem seems to be the projection, these polygons are slightly out of the place. I've tried ...
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I need to convert a kml file to a shp file without losing any attributes [duplicate]

I am unsure how to do this, I think that global mapper would do the trick but I dont has access to a supported computer. Every conversion technique I try doesnt transfer my attribute table from my ...
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Braun/Gall projection and pixel conversion

I am fairly new to projection mathematics and I usually manage to get things to work with copy-paste and trial-and-error but this time I'm lost ... I am trying to map latitude (-90 to 90) and ...
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Why my map just grayscale mode after use MRT?

i just follow the step to change .hdf file to geotiff file from this site http://duncanjg.wordpress.com/2012/12/11/loading-modis-ndvi-time-series-into-postgis-raster/#comment-1214 and i use data from ...
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Gdalwarp with “out of globe” values in sinusoidal projection

I want to project a global image (source ERA INTERIM) from WGS 84 to sinusoidal, using gdal 1.11 and bilinear resampling. It work fine BUT I have values everywhere on the rectangular extent of the ...
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Convert From Northing/Eastings to Latitude/Longitude with QGIS

How can I convert a file with the projection below (NAD83) to one with Latitude and Longitude? The import file is a SHP file and I would like to export back out a SHP file. +proj=tmerc +lat_0=0 ...
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Reproject GeoJSON in OpenLayers 3

I'm basically trying (and failing) to replicate this in OpenLayers 3. I've set up a fiddle here: http://jsfiddle.net/vu8ecy8v/5/ I'm under the impression that OpenLayers will reproject a GeoJSON ...
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Is there a way to include code/language for offsets within the “script” at the CRS dialogue screen

I'm pretty new to QGIS and coming from being just good enough to be dangerous in Manifold GIS. I have some JPEG 2000 rasters that were exported from Manifold in UTM 18S, and then imported into QGIS, ...
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Formula for maximum coverage of a geostationary satellite based on earth station elevation

I am trying to create a javascript function to represent the maximum coverage of a geo satellite for different antenna elevations (0 degrees, 5 and 10 degrees) with 3 leaflet polylines. The result is ...
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why do people use geometry to represent geography?

Historically I've mainly worked with simple latitude and longitude coordinates in a SQL Server. I stored them as a geography datatype in SQL Server, and rendered them on a variety of displays ...
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Regional Large Scale Map Projection Choice

I am currently designing a geospatial product that will be primarily used for large and intermediate scales that cover an entire state of the US or more. The UTM projection would be ideal because of ...
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Reprojection of shapefile in R and final extraction of values

I need to extract values from some raster files (stack) using a shape file. to bring both of them in the same CRS, I first transformed the shapefile using the EPSG codes. Opening it in an GIS software ...
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Why does the earth drop off faster than expected over a geodesic when converting from lat/lon to cartesian coordinates?

In PostGIS 2.1.1, I've been plotting elevations from a raster over distances, but noticed that beyond 1km, the earth's curvature seems to be greatly exaggerated. In this example over a 40km geodesic ...
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Clipping and reprojecting in one process for modelbuilder // “Save raster layer as” … in modelbuilder

I want to build a model in the QGIS Modelbuilder. First it should do a clip. Afterwards it should be reprojected (from Geographic WGS84 Coordinates to Gauss-Krüger). I only see one way to do this: ...
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How to transform XYZ Raster from WGS84 to UTM ED50 Zone 34

i'm trying to convert an XYZ file from WGS84 (lat/long) to UTM ED50 zone 34. Qgis can load the file as a raster, but i cant see a way of changing the coordinate system or exporting the results as an ...
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How to display distance in meters (km) and not in Decimal Degrees in QGIS 2.4?

I am a GIS beginner, and I have a question about how to get the distance between two points in meters instead of decimal degree. In QGIS 2.4 I have a project with two point layers (in WGS84). From ...
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Transforming and Projecting Shapefiles in R & ArcGIS for Desktop?

Perhaps this is an issue with one of my original data sources, but I've searched extensively to address this problem both through ArcGIS and R. I've got 2 separate sources of a county layer SourceA ...
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Difference between source SRS and target SRS in Raster Warp function

Hello I am trying to change a raster layer projections from WGS84 to a custom Lambert layer using 'Raster' --> 'Projections' --> 'Warp' function. I have been asked for source SRS and get SRS. what is ...
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How can I reproject a layer in a spatialite database

I'm writing an android mobile application and, for performance reasons, I want to reproject my layers to match the basemap's projection. Is there a command to do that?
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Custom projection problem with proj.4

I have some vector files that come without projection. So I have to define my own projection in QGIS. The information that comes with the data reads as following: Projection: Lambert Azimuthal Units: ...
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How to get ASTER level 1B data to overlay correctly on google earth/ bing maps/ arcmap imagery basemap

I have recently purchased Two granules of ASTER 1B data from ERSDAC. Upon importing this data into arcmap 10.2, the layers representing each band were specified as being projected in: ...
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Short list of .prj options in .pyt

I'm tasked with creating a .pyt to distribute across our office and field computers (state geological survey) for converting .gpx to features but constraining the choice of projections/datums to seven ...
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correct projection of GADM data

I'm trying to use a map of Austrias districts from the GADM project. The Shapefile can be found here: AUT_adm.zip (All other formats provided by the project appear exectly equal.) The coordinate ...
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Mapping from one plane on the other plane despite of masking regions

have a set of data given here, where in the first and second columns there are the sky coordinates (ra,dec) e.g. right ascension and declination, respectively and in the third and forth, the ...
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Gdal: How to reproject from equirectangular to mercator?

I work with raster ETOPO1, made a crop of my area of interest. curl -L -C - ...
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ogr2ogr reprojection works on command line but shifts output when same command run from inside python?

Reprojection with ogr2ogr works fine on command line, but shifts the polygon to northeast when same command is run from inside python using os.system(...) Any ideas why this could be? I hard-coded ...
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Colour issue when reprojecting image mosaic

We have a couple of instances of GeoServer running, one of which is the latest version and the other is version 2.1.3. The older version has Ordnance Survey base mapping which is loaded as a number ...
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Reprojecting Natural Earth raster into natearth projection with gdalwarp causing black squares?

I'm trying to reproject the Natural Earth 2 raster layer (http://www.naturalearthdata.com/downloads/10m-raster-data/10m-natural-earth-2/) into the natural earth projection ...
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Lambert_Conformal_Conic: converting from shapefile to geojson fails

I have a shapefile that also contains a proj file that looks like so: PROJCS [ "MGI_Austria_Lambert", GEOGCS [ "GCS_MGI", DATUM [ "D_MGI", ...
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Converting WGS84 points to a 2D x,y point (plotting)

I have been trying to convert the WGS84 style geo-positions to x,y coordinates on a 2D plane. I have looked into many different links, websites, studies and I honestly gave up on finding a plane copy ...
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Help projecting Austria data with QGIS

I'm trying to reproject this dataset from Austria Statistik Geodata. Data comes in "MGI_Austria_Lambert", and I'm trying to reproject to WGS84 What I'm doing is Saving layer as... and selecting ...
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Mercator: scale factor is changed along the meridians as a function of latitude?

"In Mercator projection the scale factor is changed along the meridians as a function of latitude" How to calculate the Mercator scale factor as a function of the latitude in decimal degrees ? ...
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Pyproj: converting WGS84 to Robinson

I have a WGS84 coordinate pair (37.7749295, -122.4194155). I have an image that is a Robinson Map Projection of the world. I'm trying to write a python script to locate my WGS84 coordinate on my ...
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Coordinate conversion (EPSG:3857 to EPSG:4326) using OpenGIS/JTS too slow

I am using the Java based libraries of OpenGIS and JTS to convert coordinates from EPSG:3857 to EPSG:4326 to proceed to compute the distance using the Haversine formula. The distance features in a ...
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Converting from different projections to WGS84 Web Mercator Auxillary Sphere

I have multiple datasets in my ArcGIS, each having different map projections. All of them are vectors. Some are using Sphere Mercator, others using WGS84. I cannot perform the reprojection function in ...
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Vector seems to be only a pixel of a raster after reprojection

I have the South America hydro1k data for slopes and I am trying to extract the data using point sampling tool with a grid in Brazil's map. My problem is that, even though vector and raster seem to ...
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How do I convert Geo-Coordinates to Pixel-Coordinates on a Map?

I have an image file that is a Robinson Projection Map of the world. I have a list of geo-coordinates. I would like to find the pixel-coordinates on the map that correspond to my the geo-coordinates I ...
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QGIS: Plot a layer given with Longitudes [0 360] to [-180 180]

I have a world map in correct Longitudes from -180° to 180°. Additionally, I have a shapefile of data from South America, which shows at 290° instead of -70°. How can I reproject it using QGIS?
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What projection system is used in China which is aligned with WGS84

I have some GPS tracks in Beijing. I want to project it and convert the lat long degree values in meters for calculation in euclidian space. I was wondering what is the most suitable coordinate and ...
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Coordinate System changes after reprojection

I have changed the projections of some Natural Earth Shapefile to "WGS 84/Pseduo Mercator", that works fine (after cutting out the artic), but now the co ordinates of the shapefile are all out of ...
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Projecting INEGI shapefiles from Mexico - not lining up [duplicate]

I have two INEGI shapefiles from Mexico (2000 and 2010) that I want to line up with one another. The 2010 file projects in the right location and I would like the 2000 file to match/line up with the ...
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What C/C++ libraries exist to transform vectors between map projections

Has anybody written a C/C++ library (preferably one that is aware of Proj.4 definition strings) that has a set of routines to convert vector quantities (e.g., wind speed and direction) between map ...
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Creating a marker proportionally offset along a line in QGIS 2.4 when re-projecting

One of the nice new features in QGIS 2.4 is to be able to offset markers (e.g. arrow heads) along a line as part of the styling. I am trying to display a dataset of simple lines (not polylines) with ...
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What projection to use with Mapbox base/reference layers?

excuse me if this has been asked before, but I can not find answer after heavy googling. What coordinate system/projection does shapefiles need to be in to be alligned correctly with mapbox reference ...
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Projecting INEGI shapefiles from Mexico

I have two INEGI files from Mexico (1990 and 2010) that I want to use the same projection. The 2010 file works fine (see below) and I would like the 1990 file to match the 2010 one. The shapefiles are ...
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Holes between imagery tiles projected using gdalwarp

I am having the following issue when reprojecting imagery tiles using gdalwarp. These are 4096x4096 imagery tiles, which I'm gdalwarp'ing from WGS84 to a State Plane projection. When reprojected, ...
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Misalignement of the Corine data set after reprojection with gdalwarp, nodata not working either

I want to reproject the original corine data set with a resolution of 100x100m. I am using gdalwarp: $ gdalwarp -overwrite -s_srs EPSG:3035 -t_srs EPSG:32632 -tr 100 100 -tap -wo "SAMPLE_GRID=YES" ...
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Coordinate extraction in a different projection in MapInfo

I have a .TAB file of polyline objects in British Grid Coordinate. I need to extract the end points/nodes of each polyline and find their latitude/longitude (WGS84). Would really appreciate some ...
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Why can't I reproject from HARN State Plane Ft Intl to State Plane Ft?

I'm attempting to reproject a feature class that is: NAD_1983_HARN_StatePlane_Oregon_North_FIPS_3601_Feet_Intl to our standard, which is: NAD_1983_StatePlane_Oregon_North_FIPS_3601_Feet When I ...
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Raster projection fails without error

I have a raster in one coordinate system (SC State Plane NAD83 NSRS2007) and need to project it to another (SC State Plane NAD83 HARN). When I run Project Raster, it fails silently: the dialog box ...