Raster is a data format consisting of regular grids of values, usually stored in an image-like format.

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data source for worldwide cross-sections of topographic and bathymetric for woodworking art project?

i am a decent r programmer and statistician, i am able to work with data sets pretty well. i am less familiar with GIS tools, but if given a shapefile i can certainly plot political borders and ...
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Positioning and tracing polygons over an image

On QGIS 2.0 - I want to add an image (TIFF or whatever) then resize and correctly position it over a satellite image (openlayersplugin). Then, the task is to create a new shape file layer and draw ...
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polygon to raster - not all polygons rasterized

I have a building footprint shapefile (polygons) that I want to convert to a raster. I use the Polygon to Raster tool, and specify a cell size by importing from another raster (which is 24m x 30m). ...
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R giving error when attempting map algebra

I'm trying to manipulate some downloaded rasters using R, and keep getting the same error when I try to do any type of map algebra. The example below uses a raster file downloaded from ...
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ERROR 000824 while trying to run IsNull Method outside ArcGIS?

I am trying to perform IsNull function to a raster using PyScripter. This is the code I use: import arcpy import arcinfo InRaster = "C:\\data\InRaster" IsNullRa = "C:\\data\IsNullRa" ...
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Raster Calculator Blurring Image Results

I am trying to run a NDVI analysis using raster calculator on Arg Map 10.2.1 and the results create blurry or bleeding image, almost as if the map has been dipped in water. I am using the default ...
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raster overlap count

Would it be possible to simply detect and count overlaps between raster files, i.e. not polygons against rasters, using arcpy? By default I don't have the spatial analyst extension for ArcMap 10.1 but ...
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gdal2Tiles output differs from MapTiler

I'm in need to process a large batch of Landsat images with MapTiler and since the version I'm using (1.0 Beta 2) does not support multiple input files, I created a simple python script that calls ...
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How to calculate average raster values around a set of points (ArcGIS or R) [duplicate]

I have a 30-m elevation raster as well as a set of points that overlay the raster. For each point, I want to calculate the average elevation within a 5-km radius of the point. One way I was ...
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POSTGIS Raster - Merge polygon onto raster

I have two tables, SCHEDULE contains polygon geometries and RASTER contains raster tiles I want to take a polygon from the SCHEDULE table and overlay it on top of a set of RASTER tiles that intersect ...
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QGIS: Need to remove unwanted white bands when raster layer are overlapping

In my project when raster layers are overlapping a white band appears the edge of the top layer. How can I remove it and obtain a seamless overlapping of the raster ? (I have try to built a vrt with ...
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QGIS: how to identify a visible raster layer among large view (composition of rasters)?

I have QGIS project loaded with many raster files. For a given area, (ex: under my mouse pointer), I am looking for way to identify which (raster)layer provides the visible data. To start, I will ...
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How to do loops on raster cells with python console in QGIS?

I'm new here and beginner with python. I'm looking for a solution to my problem for some hours but now you are my last chance... I'm using the python (2.7.5) console in QGIS (2.4.0). Is there a ...
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analysis of srtm data for gaps

I need to analyse the SRTM DATA (1025 X 1025) of a particular terrain which has gaps or voids. Could anybody suggest a solution to find the percentage of gaps or voids in the SRTM data? I would like ...
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Create global raster layer with latitude values of each cell in QGIS

I have a raster with a 0.0083 degree resolution (WGS 84) of which I need the area of every single pixel. An easy but compute-intensive approach is explained here but as I need to work with bigger ...
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Text in POSTGIS Raster

Is it possible to add text/annotation to a raster generated in Postgis raster? Specifically I need to do this within the database if possible and am looking for an option that does not require an ...
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Polygonize only pixel values of 1 from a raster

I have a raster mask that I have created in QGIS (2.2.0) that consist of 0, 1 and nodata values. I would like to end up with a polygon dataset that consist of only the value of one pixels from this ...
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Projection mismatch when plotting precipitation with ggplot

I'm trying to plot accumulated precipitation in Brazil for a given period, see code below: Load packages library(raincpc) library(SDMTools) library(raster) library(ggplot2) library(rgdal) ...
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NAs not allowed error message in attempt to plot raster object in R

I have imported a clipped raster (performed in ArcGIS 10.1) from the National Landcover Dataset into R, but when I try to plot I get the following error message. Error in .readCellsGDAL(x, ...
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LiDAR data density, returns per square meter

How can I compute a raster showing the number of return points per square meter using SAGA GIS or other open source software? My goal is to obtain a mask which would show me the places (cells) ...
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Conservation International Hotspot Data

I am creating a Heat Map and need Conservation Internationals's Biodiversity Hotspot Data in GIS form. I have tried to find the data online, but have since been unable. Where would I be able to find ...
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Mapnik + OpenStreetMap + Shapefile with Raster Images + Mod Tile + PostGIS

I am new to GIS. I have a Shapefile (.shp, .shx and .pbf). The .pbf file contains path to PNG files located on my machine only. I was able to save the Shp data to PostGis via Shape2Gis tool. Now ...
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Issues calculating range with QGIS 2.0 raster calculator

I would like to calculate a simple range using the QGIS 2.0 Raster Calculator, but am getting strange results. I believe I am not using the correct syntax. To get all values between .003-.5, I ...
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How to reassign the values of a raster, based on the pixels of the raster beneath it?

In ArcMap 10.2.1, I have two rasters. Raster1 shows the extent of a habitat, and each pixel contains a categorical value for its land cover type (values 1-3). Raster1 has the smaller spatial extent of ...
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What is the source of horizontal and vertical striping in USGS DEMs?

When processing 30m and 10m DEM data downloaded through the National Map Viewer from the National Elevation Dataset, we noticed horizontal and vertical striping not only in the produced results, but ...
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How I can sum 360 raster files in a folder with the Arcgis raster calculator?

In a folder I have 360 precipitation raster files and I want to sum them all to the raster calculator
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How to choose which band is used to calculate DN when converting a raster to vector?

I currently have a raster layer of flood water levels (elevation) which I need to convert to a shapefile for future use. My raster is 4 bands: RGB + one band with values from 0 to 10, representing 10 ...
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Cannot properly import MODIS MOD07_L2 .hdf files into R using rgdal

I've been trying to accurately import and process some .hdf files from the MODIS Atmospheric Profile product (MOD07_L2) in R for several days now. Still, there's something going wrong during data ...
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QGIS: Multiply Raster Value with Pixel size

i'm working on a map with population densities. My raster data contains values as [People/square meter] for each cell. I have per capita values of energy demand etc. which I want to multiply with the ...
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Choosing the map scale (1:nnn) for the given raster dimension

Starting points: let define the raster image size, say: 1800x900 pixels I want draw my own raster image map - by drawing polygons e.g. like "draw line from pixel with coordinates x100y100 to pixel ...
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Calculating Area of Raster Classes

I have a raster in a GRID format that was created by Image Classification. The GRID is projected in StatePlane meters, but I would like the area in square feet. I'm assuming I will need to use the ...
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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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Euclidean Distance Function performed on unprojected data

I am looking to perform a simple multi-criteria analysis on a data set comprised of two criterion: occurence of wildfires and road accessibility. First, the project CRS was enabled with "on the fly" ...
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Save As in QGIS 2.4

I am trying to save edits to a raster file in QGIS, but; When you edit a raster file and select "Save As"; no output file is generated. My version is in Spanish; however "Save as raster layer" is ...
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Combine overlapping rasters in gdal_calc.py, taking the maximum value from each pixel?

I want to combine 3 overlapping rasters to create 1 raster. Each have the same dimensions, resolution and CRS. I want to populate the new raster with the maximum value from each of the layers. ...
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how to permanently add raster to satellite image in qgis

As mentioned in the title i need to integrate a raster to a satellite image but have no idea as to how to do this. I tried the add grid function and it works nice but is not permanent. I insert it ...
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Clip a shapefile based on raster extent with high accuracy

I am trying to clip a shapefile based on the extents of a smaller raster. I find the extent of the raster using this code: Extents = arcpy.sa.Raster(MyRaster).extent` Then, I use these lines to ...
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Processing MOD35_L2 HDF Cloud Masks

I am attempting to create a binary cloud mask from the MOD35_L2 data products located at http://ladsweb.nascom.nasa.gov/data/ When opening the MOD35_L2 data in ENVI or the MRTSwath tool it reports 6 ...
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How do I overcome this problem of converting a raster layer to polygon form?

I am trying to convert a raster layer of U.S. climatic regions into polygon format using ArcMap 9.3 under Windows XP. The original data are to be found at the following address: Koppen Climate ...
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Spectral profile (z-profile) viewer for ArcGIS

I have multilayer raster with 6 bands. Is there a way to select one specific pixel and to display the z profile (the values of each band) for this pixel as a chart or table? I am looking for a tool ...
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Library to produce pretty print maps including rasters

I've come across a variety of libraries for easily producing maps for printing, in a fully reproducible way using some sort of code or configuration file. For example, Kartograph looks lovely, Vincent ...
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rasters as independent variables in logistic regression: must they have the same values classification?

I am planning to build a predictive model for land productivity using arcGIS 10.1. and logistic regression. In my model, the Independent Variables would be, among others, distance from rivers, ...
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How to check the resolution of converted raster file

I have a raster file whose resolution I need to change to 0.5. I do this using this: g.region rast=my_raster res=0.5 After running this command, how do I verify whether the resolution has actually ...
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Overlaying Line (Vector) Layer on Raster Zones?

I will make my best attempt to clearly explain my problem. I am using ArcGIS 10 I have a raster layer with 3 values that make up zones. For the purpose of this example, lets say these zones are ...
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raster area calculation using python script

Hi I am a beginner to python programming in GIS and am trying to calculate the area of a raster. When I ran the program, I got error message below. I am also providing my code. Any help would be ...
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Why is the raster information No Data value set to -1.#IND?

I have a couple rasters that have been atmospherically corrected using the "landsat.toar" tool in Grass. When these rasters are output and I open up their properties in ArcCatalog, the NoData Value ...
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Adding Rasters as Columns in Shapefile using ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

I am currently working on a research project in a lab, and I am fairly familiar with ArcGIS (I'm only in high school and have done some previous work using ArcGIS). I was asked to add 3 columns onto a ...
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Symbolizing Raster using single Unique Value?

I'm dealing with a raster in GRID format. Currently it is symbolized in Unique Values and contains 5 classes. I'm trying to consolidate these to one class. Is there a way to do this and keep a single ...
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Cropping or removing borders (not NoData) from multiple scanned and georeferenced maps (ArcMap or QGIS)

I have several hundred scanned maps in TIFF format, each correctly georeferenced and forming a large grid of images. The problem is that the border for each map is present - a white band, with a black ...