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

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Calculate the coordinates upper right corner from the center [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to set the output extents of rasterization in QGIS

I am trying to rasterize a bunch of vector based shape files in QGIS. All these files are covering certain types of ground use in a city (houses, street, open field,...). I need these files to be ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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Point-sampling rasters using R? [duplicate]

I need to be able to sample many raster files (imported from GeoTIFFs) using a previously defined set of spatial points, using R. What's the best way to do this?
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Automating the production of GPS-compatible map tiles from georeferenced raster maps

I have a set of TIFF maps that I want to load onto Garmin GPS 62s units. The maximum size for each tile on the GPS is 3Mb and less than 1 million pixels. I manually produced one tile, following this ...
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How to raster vector- and shape-files correctly

does anybody know how to convert vector- and shape-files correctly? Doesn't work with tab Raster/convert/vector to shape files. The output always contains strange input-data (wrong and strange ...
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ArcGIS - Extract by Attibutes in Model Builder

I have a model which at one point uses the Extract by Attributes tool to produce a new raster with just the areas containing the maximum values of the first. I would think that the SQL expression ...
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Extract Raster from Raster using Polygon shapefile in R

I am new to R and using the raster package. I have a problem extracting polygons from an existing raster file. If I use extract(raster, poly_shape) function on the raster it always creates a list ...
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Why do layers appear in the wrong order in QGIS 2.2?

I have a problem with in which order my vector and raster layers appear in QGIS. I have raster that I want to be the background of my other layers (vector). I place the vector layers on top in the ...
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Clipping a raster file into the multiple shapefiles

I splitted the single shapefile into the multiple shape file based upon their attributes. Now I want to clip the raster file into the each splitted shape file. How can I do it at once? I am using a ...
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Update raster value to reflect total number of points within cell- python

I have what should be a fairly simple task, but I can't seem to figure out how to do it. I have to do it in python/arcpy/gdal/whatever because I'm trying to automate this process for a hundred or so ...
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How to obtain the width and height of an image using arcpy

This Stack Overflow question shows how to obtain the pixel dimensions of an image using Python. Is it possible to find an image's height and width using arcpy and ArcGIS? arcpy.Describe would seem ...
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How to isolate certain raster values using raster calculator?

I have a one band grayscale image. It has values 0-63 within the band. I need to isolate some of those values. Is there a way to do this in the raster calculator? QGIS 2.2//Windows 7
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Gdal creating raster rotated wrong way

I have been trying to read in a stack of images for a timeseries and created an output raster that contains the max pixel values of the timeseries. The arrays were created using numpy img_stack = ...
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QGIS DEM (Terrain models) Mode Slope creates wrong data [duplicate]

I have a DEM raster file downloaded from the USGS site. The file can be downloaded here. I am trying to create a slope raster in percent with the DEM tool in QGIS. The GDAL command is the following: ...
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How to use the raster calculator in the processing modeler of QGIS

I am trying to create a easy way to do raster analysis by building a model for two way raster calculations. I have two raster layers that I want to combine into a single raster. For now I've done this ...
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Precision for an FGDB raster dataset?

I would like to know the precision for an ArcGIS raster stored within a file geodatabase (FGDBR format); I can't seem to find this information anywhere in their documentation (apologies if I have ...
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Renaming multiple rasters with ModelBuilder gives errors 000622 and 000878?

I have 101 raster images stacked inside a folder. The Rasters are of arcinfo grid type (*.asc) while having a long string name 'NW2D_T100_05_base_depthXXX.asc' where XXX ranges from 000 to 100. What ...
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How to deal with empty corners in raster when calculating fragmentation index

I have clipped buffer area around coordinate from one big raster (forest cover). Such created raster was loaded in R where PatchStat function (library SDMTools) gives fragmentation index. After ...
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Creating Many Uneven Buffers

Qgis 2.2, Windows 7 I am looking to create buffers around city lights (the raster). Currently, I have simple polygon buffers around the point layer (oecdminusa), but this is not accurately capturing ...
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Converting shapefile to raster: Character attributes

I've got a shapefile that I would like to convert into a raster, but the trick is that the attribute I want a raster version of is character data. I'm familiar with geoprocessing using GDAL (in the ...
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Getting Zonal Statistics of Overlapping Circles?

I have a Buildings (polygon) shp file and a DSM. what I wanted to do was to get the pixel values for all the vertices of those buildings, and find another pixel value just around those vertices (say ...
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Raster format similar to ECW

I need an alternative to the ECW format that we currently have for a new series of Ordnance Survey maps. The ECW format looks clearer and less pixelated than the new maps in Tif format (in QGIS). ...
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Anyway to make Raster look like distinct Polygons

Is there any clever way to make a raster have a more clean vector look to it with straight polygon looking boundaries between classes when adding symbology to the data? Sure I could convert the ...
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Calculating Percent Overlap Between Distribution Maps

Hello there, I am currently trying to calculate the percent overlap (basically the total amount of overlap where these two species come into contact) between Lithobates catesbeiana (first image) ...