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How to anonymise a gps file?

Imagine you have a GPS trace that you want to make anonymous, in the legal sense. How would you do this? Is snapping to the nearest x distance and stripping out the time enough? Are there ...
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Multispectral image segmentation for natural-resources applications using R

R has the capacity for image segmentation, although all of the examples I have come across utilize a single band for the segmentation (example). I am interested in combining R's capacity for random ...
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Performing cluster analysis in R with Point Datasets

I am a R-Beginner, but I want to use it for some spatial statistics. I want to check the relation between the occurrence of ill persons and the existence of water in a area of interest. To give you a ...
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R with ggplot2/ggmap - How to load a png image as a map

I am trying to find a workaround for ggmap's missing support of world maps (i.e. you can't create any maps that show latitudes > 80°, due to idiosyncrasies in the mapproj package). To a limited extend ...
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Using stat_density2d with coord_map in ggplot2

In my example I am plotting a shapefile for all England & Wales, however I'm interested in the greater London area. If I allow ggplot to simply default and display the entire shapefile then the ...
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How to get rpy2 for QGIS on OSX?

I am a new QGIS user, have installed QGIS on a Mac running Snow Leopard OSX 10.6.8 following all the instructions. QGIS seems to work well for everything other than when I boot up I get the message ...
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How to Export a Shapefile as KML Using R

All, I have exported an ESRI shapefile (polygon) to KML using R, but the resulting layer shows only the outer extent of the polygon. How can I fill in the area with a color? Any help is greatly ...
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Why does @data@values slot for RasterLayer only contain logical(0) and not the actual values?

Trying to get to the bottom of why, when I read in a raster of NDVI, the @data@values slot does not contain the actual values until I set them manually. For example: NDVI <- ...
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Subset two rasters with different extent and origin (and resolution) only where there are data in both in R

in R, I have two rasters with different extents and origins (and possibly even resolution). How to efficiently take the subset of each of them only where there are data in both of them? Here is a ...
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kriging of compositional data (grain size)

I have posted this already in the GEONet Forum but without any suggestions, now I am hoping for some feedback here: I have a problem concerning interpolation of compositional data of grain sizes. I ...
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How to set m parameter of clusterR function in R?

I want to manage a clustered computation on raster and thus use the "clusterR" function in R (package 'raster'). However, there's a tuning m parameter to set, but the only explanation about this ...
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Resampling air temperature gridded data to sub-grid resolution

I'd like to obtain a 30-m resolution gridded dataset of air temperature from the ~1km gridded data of WorldClim, of Hijmans et al., 2005) for a mountainous region. The easiest procedure (I thought ...
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How to calculate 90% confidence interval in a raster stack

I have a stack of grid files (23) in ASC format from a MODIS sensor and I need to calculate a 90% confidence interval, mean, min, etc, for each one in R, how can I do that? specially the interval. ...
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python equivalent of spatstat's spatial point process functions

Is there a free python package (i.e. PySAL?) that implements the standard summary statistics for spatial point processes, e.g. the F, G, J, and K functions? I'm happy to use R (i.e. spatstat) if ...
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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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Can extracting raster values work in polygons' CRS without raster resampling?

I am trying to extract raster values using polygon layer with different CRS. Raster is in WGS84 (EPSG:4326) and the polygons in UTM (EPSG:23031). 1. If I want to work in the projection of the ...
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Novel ways of filling in missing values in a raster

I am looking for robust ways to fill in missing values in some rasters. They all have a single layer. Missing values consist of single pixels to medium sized patches. Rasters are around 1000 x 1000 ...
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How do I access layer attributes from within QGIS' manageR plugin?

This is probably a fairly basic question, but searches for manageR come up with a lot of noise, and there's no manageR tag. What I'd like to do is load the attributes from a particular field of a ...
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Raster memory usage in R

I am working with raster/brick data in R and running into memory issues. I am basically trying to use raster objects to perform some simple agent-based modeling, but the objects keep increasing in ...
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Efficiently calculate distance between raster patch edges

I have a binary raster which I've classified into patches using raster::clump. I now want to efficiently calculate the edge-to-edge, i.e. minimum, pairwise distance between patches. I am currently ...
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Merge Spatial polygons from shapefiles

I have downloaded the shapefiles from the following website: http://download.geofabrik.de/europe/france.html Each zip contains a "landuse" shapefile and I want to merge all of them in one single ...
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Get the intersection of two dataframes of coordinates R

I have two dataframes with geocodes. The first looks something like this: spoints<- data.frame(x=c(1,2,3,4,5,6),y=c(6,5,4,3,2,1)) spoints maps a country. My second data frame looks like this: ...
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From track+waypoints to elevation profile with waypoints

I have a track and waypoints (1) imported in QGIS. I want to calculate the closest point from every waypoint to the track (2). Then, I want a table with data that allows me to draw an elevation ...
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Spatial weight matrix with boundary effects in R?

I need some help to finalize code for a spatial weight matrix that uses a nearest neighbor definition within regions, but does not allow neighbors from across a political border. For example, ...
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How to clip or erase a csv file with a non-rectangular shapefile?

I can clip a csv file with a ogr2ogr having 4 extents of a rectangular polygon. Is it possible to clip a csv file with a non rectangular shapefile?
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How to re-grid a raster using area-overlap weighted averaging?

I have two rasters r and r2 with different resolutions. I want to re-sample (re-grid) r2 to be the same as r using area-overlap weighted averaging:If an r grid cell is covered by more than 1 ...
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Computing Shannon-Weiner biodiversity index using QGis

I wonder if anybody has some experience in calculating biodiversity index (such as Shannon-Weiner) using QGis. I am also interested for similar experiences using R scripts within QGis. The analysis ...
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R Spatial: Trouble with disjointed polygon that has self-intersections

I have a shapefile which represents the areas of a city which have higher risks of flooding than others. This is a spatial polygon object however the polygon is disjoint and not connected. I also have ...
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How to measure similarity of approximately congruent polylines

My initial question was posted here. The answer of whuber provides a nice solution for the case when polylines are congruent. However, the problem is that my polylines are approximately congruent ...
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Calculate Euclidean distance to raster WITHIN multiple polygons

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 on a Windows x64 system. I am working in a study area where I have 360 000 locations of about 50 territorial animals. I have a shapefile containing 125 sometimes overlapping ...
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How to split a polygon into quadrants in R/Qgis?

I am solving the same problem as How to split a polygon into quadrants?, except that I am looking for a solution in R or QGis. So I have a polygon layer shapefile, which is unfortunatelly not exactly ...
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How to merge an excel file with a shapefile in r

I am new to mapping in R so my question might look trivial. I want to have a density map of US for number of phone calls for different areas. Each area includes some zip codes. I only have number of ...
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how to display the legend when the map contains external icons in R

I haven't found anything about the legend when the map contains icons external R (in png), is't possible to use the legend function or another function in R.
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does the census bureau provide clipped / water-bounded files as nice as certain cities?

this question says they do but when i compare what i can find in the cartographic boundary files section of the census bureau's gis page, they don't look as good as certain shapefiles provided by the ...
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Plotting Bare Soil Line on landsat data in RStudio?

I am using RStudio with landsat package for computing and plotting the Bare Soil Line (BSL) on landsat tif image running on my HP Pavilion i7 laptop. The codes for running the BSL() function is as ...
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Using R to subtract the polygon area of one shp file from another

I'm looking to produce a map from two separate maps in R. My Maps files are as follows: ftp://ftp.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/GIS/us_tempprcpfcst/610prcp_20140822.zip #Map1 ...
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spatialpolygons heatmap in R - NAs in grey?

I have a spatial polygon data-frame and I am trying to plot a heatmap via spplot. It's a map of Europe and the values for the heatmap are in a column of the data-frame. Plotting it works fine but I ...
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Not able to bulk download MODIS images

I am trying to download Modis NDVI and EVI images. I have used the following R-code: setwd("/home/karthik/Valmiki/Modis_bands/") library(raster) library(RCurl) ...
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Doubts with Ripley's K function Interpretation

I'm a self-taught person, I'm studying the K Ripley's function and I would need some person who give me some advices. First, I have written a little script of R in QGIS processor: ##Point pattern ...
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R{raster} getValues(): error accessing values of large raster

I am getting the following, while extracting all values with: rs<-getValues(rster) Error in getRasterData(con, offset = offs, region.dim = reg, band = object at data@band): long vectors not ...
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R: Can raster predict function pass to predict.rfsrc (a prediction function in a parallel verion of RandomForest)?

It seems that raster predict function can pass to predict.randomForest by setting the "type='response'". I am using a parallel version of randomForest package called the "randomForestSRC" and I am ...
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Ecoregions shapefiles: subsetting, extracting and summarizing data from raster

I am attempting to subset and project an ecoregions shapefile from : EPA ECOREGIONS my data set is found here: SHAPEFILES and RASTER When I run this code, two major problems occur: 1) I cannot get the ...
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R - how to create a pre-determined number of identical square polygons to use for a choropleth map?

I am trying to plot crime data density (again!) over a city map, say of NY. As a well known problem there are plenty of examples on this ...
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Decision tree classification of satellite image in R

I want to classify satellite image in R using RWeka classifier, J48. I have a CSV file with the classes required, and raster data loaded in R. I am able to make the tree, however, I am not able to use ...
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How to open a raw binary raster in QGIS or R

I have a raw binary raster without a file ending, and no header file. I would like to open this in either QGIS or R and then convert to geotiff, but opening it seems to be a challenge. Here is a ...
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Write raster with its attribute table and symbology

I am classifying lots of rasters and I'd like to automate the legend creation and symbology displaying for easy manipulation. Here is the kind of raster I'm dealing with: library(raster) r <- ...
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Joining nearest neighbor small polygons using R

The figure shows a plot of numerous polygons (zoom in) made from a raster file by require(sp) require(raster) pol100 <- rasterToPolygons(r, fun=function(x){x==1}, dissolve=FALSE) There polygon ...
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Ordinary kriging with three dimensions in R

I want to interpolate temperature for a surface defined by three coordinates: longitude, latitude and altitude. I know one option is to use universal kriging on two dimensions and use altitude as a ...
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R, GeoJSON and Leaflet

I recently learned about leafletjs.com from an R-Bloggers.com post. One such tutorial that I would like to achieve is to create interactive choropleth maps with leaflet. I have been using the rjson ...
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Moving point on OpenStreetMap route

Basically I generate random numbers in R language which are indeed times between bus arrivals. I need to simulate a moving point(a bus) in OpenStreetMap by using this generated numbers. I have read ...