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

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Make a raster with pixel scale 100 by 100 meter with gdal_rasterize

I'm asking here, because, I've got great results last time. Here it is the next of my adventure with gdal_rasterize, I want to make a raster picture where each pixel correspond to a square of 100 by ...
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How to translate .bil files in a batch mode with QGIS?

I have some .bil files that I would like to convert into ASCII Gridded XYZ format files. It seems to work well with the Raster>Translate tool of QGIS when I process one file at a time. But I would ...
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how to rename the band-names of a layer stack?

I created a layer stack of 20 images (all GTiff-files) using the gdal_merge tool in QGIS, available at: raster > miscellaneous > merge The result is a GTiff layer stack of the 20 images, but ...
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Reading a raster map cells values in C#?

Suppose I have a raster map file (TIFF, TGA, JNG... etc) loaded with geo-info manifested by the cells values. I need to read the values of the raster map cells "programatically" in a C# program. P.S: ...
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How can I save and re-apply symbology properties for a classified raster in ArcMap 10.2?

I have a classified raster which has the desired symbology configured in ArcMap, and I want to apply this symbology to other similar rasters. So I use the Save option on the Symbology tab, intending ...
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Difference between Geostatistical analysis and Spatial analysis tool for interpolation

I did interpolation on point data using "Geostatistical Analyst" tool. It gives me surface layer. Then I exported this layer into raster image (by right click on this layer=>export data into raster) ...
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Road-construction (alignment) tools

Are there any tools available in any GIS environment for route alignment? To be specific, the tool should take a DEM and road-construction parameters -- distance and gradient, roadfill, drainage ...
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Comparing/Correlating NDVI Rasters with other index Raster

So, I've created two rasters. One for NDVI and one for another index for surface water from the same orthorectified World-View 2 image. I can visually see how the indexes are inversely proportional. ...
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How to create a circle vector layer with 12 sectors with Python and to save average value of underlying raster in each sector?

Hi I am writing a code with Python 2.7 using Arcpy 10.1 and I guess I am doing stuck with a silly problem that lies under my eyes. I have created a grid of points (with "Create fishnet" function) over ...
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Eliminate 0 Values From Raster

Arcgis 10.2 I currently have a raster file that I want to turn into a set of polygons. This will help me to create specific buffers around certain points. The extent of my values are 0, and 1. When I ...
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using Python to calculate NDVI, output as a Geotiff

I need a script that can calculate NDVI from two separate input Geotiff files, then output the results as a Geotiff. I wrote following script, most of which is borrowed from various on-line sources ...
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How to draw a custom map on top of base layer

I'm looking for the easiest way to draw a custom layer and export it as a tile cache. Basically what I would like to be able to do is load a base layer, and then draw objects and annotations on top ...
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Trouble Creating Raster Catalog in SDE [on hold]

I would like to create a raster catalog in an enterprise geodatabase/sde connection. For SDE is a config keyword needed, the defaults which appear are geography and geometry, neither of these bypass ...
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How to visualize grd files in Quantum GIS?

How to visualize grd files in the software Quantum GIS?
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Create world file from kml

I have a KML file for a NASA image. I want to create a world file from it so I can use the image in say QGIS. Is it possible to extract the key info (bounding coordinates) from the KML? It seems to be ...
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Convert a KML ImageOverlay to World Files with GDAL

I have many raster outputs from an Open Source radio transmission topographic path tool called SPLAT, georeferenced in KML image overlay format. I have figured out an easy way to use tools to ...
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Unserialize socklist error when using rasterEngine in r

Basically, I am running the "rasterEngine" function in R. I want to use parallelization to change values in a raster image (I have around 400 images that I need to work on). However, the rasterEngine ...
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Raster slightly displaced after exporting from PostGIS database

With the following queries I've exported a raster (GTiff) from my postgis database: 1.Creating a large object: WITH buffer AS ( SELECT id, ST_Buffer(geom,50) AS geom FROM ...
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How to export a IDW raster while keeping the search radius data

I want to export my IDW rasters that I made in ArcGIS to QGIS, however when I export my raster, the values are there but are no longer displayed. They are stored within each cell and are not ...
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Create a common scale for different raster layers in GRASS, SAGA or QGIS

I have a number of layers that represent the temperature variability of the water in a lake. They have been generated trough interpolation and have different values as they represent temperatures ...
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Copy Jp2000 from Mosiac Dataset turns white

I am trying to copy a raster to jp2000 from another File Geodatabase that I created as a Mosaic Dataset. It came out as a whiteout in the middle. I don't know what it cause this. See screenshot : ...
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How to force 1-bit raster output in ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop?

Any ideas on how to force a 1bit raster output in ArcGIS 10.1? By default, ArcGIS is being very dense about recognizing pixel depth. I have a binary raster [0,1] and a mask raster [1] and they are ...
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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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Calculate the coordinates upper right corner from the center [on hold]

How do i calculate the coordinates upper right corner from the coordinates of center? if there's an example that would be really helpful.
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Is it possible to apply affine transformation (translation) to raster image?

Is it possible to move/translate a raster image in QGIS 2.2 (without using georeferencer) just like it can be done with a shapefile ? If not, alternatively can this be done with ArcGis?
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change spatial resolution

I have two types of image, one of them is a TRMM image with 0.25 degree cells and the other one is a MODIS image with 1 km spatial resolution. How can I change my TRMM image resolution to 1 km ...
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How to display a raster using Javascript API

It's all a proof of concept for myself and my learning but I have definitely hit a brick wall here! Here's what I've done and can get to work. I have written a Python script that: Sets its ...
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Re-project raster image from Mercator to Equirectangular

I have a raster image of the world map in Mercator projection, square 1:1 format. I want transform the image into an Equirectangular projection accurately. I assumed from my research that GDAL would ...
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Polygonize.py: AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'CreateDataSource'

Given a topographic raster tif of an european country where elevations are simplyfied to either 0, either 200. How to create a polygon ? Comment: With the following polygonize.py command: ...
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How can I align two non-coincident equi-resolution raster grids?

I have two rasters: a digital elevation model (DEM) and a Landsat band. The grid resolution of both is 30 m, but the grids are not coincident (see image: the dark raster on top is the DEM; the light ...
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What is the correct way to convert a USGS Orthoimage from WorldImage format to tiled GeoTiff for GeoServer?

USGS provides different resolution orthoimage quadrangles in the WorldImage format (*.tif with an accompanying *.tfw world file). Some of these quadrangles can be used by GeoServer (2.1.0 - 2.1.2) by ...
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USGS GeoTiff extent via GDAL

I have 2006 land cover GeoTiff from the USGS site (for a county in VA, USA). The projection is Albers Conical Equal Area Units. The download came with an HTML metadata file that tells me the geo ...
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Can I prevent QGIS raster clipper from changing output cell/pixel size?

I have performed a DEM extraction using the clipper tool in QGIS 1.9.0 Master, using a mask layer, the original resolution of the DEM is 20x20 but in the resultant DEM the new resolution is ...
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How to convert Rainfall Isohyet map into Raster to determine precipitation (mm) at any point? [closed]

Specifically, I have a rainfall map (Isohyets) measured in mm (precipitation)... I wanted to know a particular value (precipitation) at any point between these lines... How can I do this? Do I have ...
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Need to make a 'donut' then put that in a featureset [duplicate]

I am hoping the minds here can do much more than ESRI support ever could. :) I have the need to apply a delay to a raster map for movement through water by ships. The delay example would be a lock ...
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Conversion of point grid to a raster with open source tools (Gdal, QGIS …)

I'm looking to do something which seem simple to me, but I haven't found a solution since 2 days I looked for. I've got a Postgis DB with lot of points (WGS84) spaced of 100 meters which cover a ...
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Why is Mosaic or Mosaic To New Image causing a 1-pixel gap between adjacent images?

I have a series of adjacent PNG images, and I'm trying to merge/mosaic them into a single seamless image. The images have clean "cuts" between them, with no overlaps. However, when I use either the ...
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Associate points with polygon QGIS 2.2

I want to associate a point layer with a polygon layer so that I can do zonal statistics. In the image below, the polygon layer represents roughly the metro area of a certain city. The point ...
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I'm converting a raster to TIN and a large section of it didn't convert properly (ArcGIS 10)

I've got a DEM for a pretty large area and I need to create a TIN. I'm using 3D Analyst Tools > Conversion > Raster to TIN. The process runs without any error messages, but a large section of the TIN ...
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Delete numerous NoData rasters from database

I've got >1000 rasters in a folder with about 10% containing no data. I'm looking for a method, preferably through ArcGIS (also open to QGIS, GDAL, etc.), to run through the folder and delete all of ...
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Shortest raster path

I am trying to create a path from the blue square to all the green dots. The blue square represents an existing road and the green dots represent centroids of forest stands. The total path distance ...
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Problem about converting raster to polyline and calculating total length

I have raster file of line segment. I need to convert it to line and get the distance of that line. How can i do using Python and ArcGIS 10? I have tried with GIS tools Convert Raster to Polyline but ...
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How to normalize multiple PNG rasters with differing colormaps

I have a series of adjacent rasters which comprise a digital elevation model. Unfortunately they have been given to me as PNG files, rather than Esri Grids. The only key that I have to the actual ...
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Mosaic Aerial Photography Tiles to a Seamless Raster

I've got about 6 different Aerial Photography datasets I am managing at the moment. All of them are made up of tiles covering a large area. Some of these datasets contain up to 2000 tiles. All the ...
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Expand raster extent and set expanded values using nearest neighbor sampling

I have run a hydrodynamic model which has given me a grid of surface elevations throughout a bay. I am trying to process the results in ArcMap (or QGIS if needed). My goal is to take the current grid ...
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Can Identify tool to return the raw values of rasters?

I have a raster in ArcGIS 10 SP4 set to bilinear resampling in its display properties. When using the identify tool it returns the resampled value instead of the raw value. Can we get the identify ...
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How to remove black box around georeferenced grayscale image in QGIS?

i'am trying to georeference a grayscale image (*.tif) in QGIS 2.2.0 Valmeria. It is working but QGIS draws a black box around the georeferenced raster image. If i use the option set 0 transparent, not ...
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How to accurately join data based on 1x1 degree grid-cell points to a shapefile

In the data file each row represents a country and a grid-cell at 1x1 degree resolution, and the given coordinates, in longitude and latitude, label the south-west corner of the grid-cell. The ...
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Find the minimum elevation pixels from an elevation raster using arcpy

I want to create a python script to find the minimum elevation pixels from an elevation raster (aster,srtm) using arcpy and arcmap 10.1. The purpose is to reclassify these pixels. I have tried but I ...
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Clipping several raster layers to the same exact size QGIS

I'm new to QGIS, sorry if this is a newbie question... I need to clip about 40 different raster layers from one vector layer (that has the boundaries of 4 neighboring countries) but I need them all to ...