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

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How do I solve Gdalwarp error 'too many points failed to transform' for remapping Geostationary to Lambert conformal?

I am trying to remap from Geostationary to Lambert conformal using gdalwarp. My input data is in netcdf, and is in geographic coordinates (degrees) and I would like to output the remapped data to ...
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Crop raster based on another raster R

library(raster) How can one clip one raster based on another raster? RasA: class : RasterLayer dimensions : 459, 533, 244647 (nrow, ncol, ncell) resolution : 10000, 10000 (x, y) extent ...
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How to unproject a UTM ESRI Shapefile over WGS84 extent boundaries

Background: I am working on a collaborative project in Python that uses GDAL/OGR to work with rasters and vectors. There is one function that attempts to project one ESRI Shapefile's coordinate ...
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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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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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In R: Convert from WGS84 lat/long to UTM and back again to WGS84 lat/long

I am looking for a way in R to project WGS84 latitudes and longitudes to a UTM grid and then convert the UTM coordinates back to the WGS84 latitudes and longitudes. I have found a number of ways to ...
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Creating Projection/Datum TransvMerc/OrdSurvGrtBrit in QGIS?

I have Memory Map files QCT exported to ECW. The Projection/Datum is Transverse Mercator / Ordnance Survey Great Britain which is not mentioned in the list of Projections/Datums available. How can I ...
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Error in Measuring distance using QGIS?

I am using the current Qgis 2.6.1 and having problems using the measuring distance function. The 'Measure Line' is giving me distances which is completely wrong and the scale shown was too big also. ...
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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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How to install Proj4js.js in my localhost directory?

I'm developing a GIS website for vineyard management. I am using Openlayers with the WMTS IGN (French institute for geography) datas. It works fine. I also would like to add the possibility for the ...
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Fortifying re-projected shapefile for ggplot2 in R

I have a shapefile of US county boundaries which I got from the NHGIS. I can load the file using the rgdal package and see information about it: library(rgdal) shp_1860 <- readOGR("shp", "...
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How do I pass a LatLng Bounds from Leaflet to Mapfish Print?

I successfully fired up a MapFish print server on Elastic Beanstalk, and it prints out the sample spec files fine, but I'm trying to pass bounds from my Leaflet frontend now, and encountering a lot of ...
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Converting projected coordinates to google maps pixels

I have a single polygon in a local projection system. I would like to convert that polygon into an image that can be used as an overlay on google maps. I understand that it may be better to use ...
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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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Creating a reference raster in R

I need to create global reference raster (100km grid, Eckert IV). Later, I will project other various rasters (with different resolutions and projections) into the resolution/projection of the ...
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units for gdalwrap output extent

I am attempting to write a small bash script that will mass process a large number of raster .tif files. It should do the following: Clip to a smaller extent Reproject to UTM This is what I have, ...
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How to remove projection in terminal from .shp file with valid .prj available

I have .prj, .shp, .sbn, .sbx, .shx, .dbf files where the content of the .prj file is the following: PROJCS["S-JTSK_Krovak_East_North",GEOGCS["GCS_S_JTSK",DATUM["D_S_JTSK",SPHEROID["Bessel_1841",...
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Building proj/pyproj projection string for local coordinate system?

I'm struggling to come up with a proj string for a local county coordinate system using pyproj. The system is defined as follows: Linear unit: International foot (ift) Geodetic datum: North ...
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Problem reprojecting LiDAR data using liblas

I have multiple lidar data sets and I am trying to reproject them using liblas. They are missing the coordinate system in the header information so I assign them an SRS using las2las --a_srs: las2las ...
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How to Import Circular Polar Orbit (HDF5) data into ArcMap with WGS 1984 Projection

I'm currently trying to retrieve data from http://smap.jpl.nasa.gov/data/ and use it in ArcMap. The issue is that the data is curved towards the poles and so the bottom left of the extent isn't the ...
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Reverse parameters of a projection map

I'm user of a soaring simulator named "Condor Soaring". This simulator is at the center of a community of enthusiastic people who build sceneries (landscapes) which represents quite accurately real ...
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Help with Python/GDAL documentation

The instructions from the url http://gdal.org/gdal_tutorial.html give the following example: dataset = gdal.Open( filename, GA_ReadOnly) with the following description: It's interpretation is ...
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Assign CRS to shapefile in R

I imported my shapefile dat to R with readOGR, coordinates are given in easting and northing, I'd like to change it to latlon and tried: dat_latlon <- spTransform(dat, CRS("+proj=longlat +datum=...
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QGIS Problem with extract and warp modules in model builder

I have problems using the gdal modules extract and warp in the model builder. They run correctly when started without the modelbuilder, but when I integrate them in the modelbuilder they won't work. ...
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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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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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Re-projecting WGS84 to OSGB in SAGAGIS

I took some points with a GPS, and I'm trying to convert from GCS to OSGB 1936 British National Grid in SAGAGIS. I'm working with a shapefile. To reproject the vector layer to the OSGB projection I ...
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How to generate bounding box based on tile numbers using slippy map tiles method?

Description: I am writing a map cache server for my company. I have to get input data based on tms standard and send a request to wms server to render and cache map files. I am using slippy map tiles ...
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Geoserver - empty native SRS field

I'm converting layers from shape files to postgis with the below command: shp2pgsql -s 22175 -c -W "latin1" path/file.dbf' table_name db_name | psql -d db_name Next, I add this layer to the ...
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MGRS square identifier to polygon

I'm looking for a function/formula/library that basically takes a MGRS square identifier such as 4QFJ16 and returns me the coordinates of the 4 corners of this polygon in some simple form such as EPSG:...
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Projecting point in Leaflet from EPSG 900913 (same as 3857) to EPSG 2232 with proj4js returning unexpected results

I have a leaflet map from which I want to be able to query an api that accepts x y values in EPSG 2232 as inputs. Leaflet doesn't handle point transformations like Open Layers does so I am trying to ...
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Proj4s.js Library Transformation Accuracy Documentation

I am using proj4s.js for transforming between coordinate systems for a GIS web application. Is there any documentation out there on transformations accuracy provided by the library?
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OSGB36 to WGS84 reprojection 'error'

First off, I am a recent convert to QGIS and am greatly impressed with its ease of use and speed compared with the ESRI products with which I am more familiar - my congratulations and thanks to its ...
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Converting Lon Lat to UTM Zone 32N in C# with SQLSpatialTools

I have a set of coordinates; Lon 9.42221521, Lat 56.44978001 and I want to convert them to UTM Zone 32N coordinates. I found the SQLSpatialTools library to do the conversion but I need some help. When ...
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How to overlay geographic data from multiple sources?

Being a newbie to GIS, I am trying to create a map using shapefiles and addresses found online, as an exercise. The steps are below: I downloaded a shapefile of Connecticut from the following link (...
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OpenLayers WMS overlay tile projection

We are using OpenLayers for our GIS Application and we have base files from Ordinance Survey for UK maps. For creating WMS layers, we are generating tiles of 256 x 256 through Sharpmap Library but ...
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Make “Nodata” transparent in raster - Mapfile/Mapserver

I have a raster and I'm trying to make it display in Openlayers2, using Mapserver 7.0 in backend. My problem is, I think, that because the online map is not the same projection as my data, Mapserver (...
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Why reprojection GeoJSON with new.ol.View - not working?

I try to reproject GeoJSon file in OpenLayers 3 from : Geojson link With these JS in head : <script src="js/jquery-2.2.3.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script> <link rel="...
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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', 'EPSG:...
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Transformation from local projection to WGS84

I'd like to reproject point that is in local coordinate system to the WGS84, using gdal. But exception "No PROJ.4 translation for source SRS, coordinate transformation initialization has failed" ...
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Azimuthal Equidistant Projection - Rotate projection

I am using Azimuthal Equidistant Projection to plot points in a map being drawn in an Android application. The origin is the centre of the map. I have the formulas from here and here. I am getting ...
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Gdalwarp UTM reprojection causes image distortions

I'm trying to re-project Sentinel-2 images to a common UTM zone in order to create a mosaic. For this I'm using gdalwarp with the following syntax: C:/OSGeo4W64/OSGeo4W.bat; gdalwarp -t_srs \"+proj=...
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Need to match the Coordinate system on vector and raster datasets

I have a google satellite image that I am using as my basemap. The problem is that the shp files that I got from some source are projected in WGS 1984 UTM, Zone 42 North, Meter, but its GCS is '...
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ggmap openstreetmap SCALE, no zoom necessary?

I am relatively new to map projections but believe I have understood how one could translate lat/lon to the map tile coordinates X and Y, which is nicely explained here: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/...
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Why there is a shif in MODIS coordinate (compared with Landsat/google earth image) after mosaicing and subsetiing the study area?

I am facing some difficulties in processing MODIS data set. To have MODIS data over my study area, I need to mosaic two tiles of MODIS (h29 v12 and h30 v12). I have used the MRT tool by NASA (the ...
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Where can I download a world shapefile with 180-degree central meridian?

Does anyone know where I could download a world shapefile that has a projection with a central meridian of 180 degrees longitude? I have found the following question that provides instructions for ...
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Retaining resolution of MODIS data while reprojecting using gdalwarp

Can anyone help me to use gdal(gdalwarp specifically) for reprojection? I am using it to reproject MODIS data : I originally have an hdf file - MCD43A4.A2005001.h08v05.005.2007351192333.hdf which has ...
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Projecting GeoJSON polygon object in python to calculate area

I have a script, written in python, that does many calculations - but one set of calculations hinges on determining the area of a polygon that I read in, in GeoJSON format. I can convert this object ...
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gdalwarp UTM Zone 1 to WGS84 - fails to transform

I have a global dataset consisting of tiles in UTM projection that I want to mosaic and therefore need to reproject to a common projection. Can I solve my reprojection error with options to gdalwarp ...
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How to test polar stereographic projection for a specific longitude intersection?

I'm writing a library that tests grids defined by map projections for intersections, and am running into an issue implementing the test for polar stereographic and rectangular projections - '...