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

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Convert polygon to raster and give value to null cells

Is there a way to convert polygon features to raster while also populating null cells with a specific value? As in, can I create a raster from a polygon shapefile and have the tool populate all null ...
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Combining information from one raster with another raster

I have two rasters, A and A1. Raster A is the image below that is greenish and has the following attribute table: The table has two fields that I need: Value and class_name Raster A1 is the ...
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Modifying DEM elevation data in QGIS using a polygon

I've tried searching through the existing questions but am struggling to find a succinct answer to what I am trying to achieve. For background, I am running a flood model in TUFLOW to help support a ...
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In ArcSDE, SQL Studio Manager 2012, How to get pixel data using a point layer?

I was using 'where' and 'ST_Intersects' with polygon data to get values 'under' my point layer. Example: Select rd.[FORESTNAME] as Forest, Count(Distinct morel.[OBJECTID]) AS Observations From ...
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How to check if a file is a valid raster image?

How to check if a file is a valid raster image? Valid in the sense of not being corrupt, the file record is complete. The GIS corollary to "zip --test somefile.zip" to test if an archive's integrity ...
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Using QGIS in medical Science? [closed]

I was wondering if anybody would be interested in collaborating? My Idea is using QGIS to analyze and quantify Immunofluorescence raster images of cells from human serum.
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Landsat Data to Map Slums in India

I am working on a project to answer the following geographic question: How much have slum areas increased in Mumbai, India, since the 1970's (or earliest data). I have downloaded LandSat imagery and ...
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How to avoid “Unable to compute a transformation between pixel/line”?

I am trying to re-project from Equi-rectangular to the NASA global EASE grid (Equal Area Scalable Earth) grid 1383 586 with a ~25 km cylindrical projection (ESPG=3410). The file is provided as HDF5. ...
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QGIS - r.* commands not found

I'm very new to GIS and have recently installed QGIS on my mac desktop computer, running Yosemite 10.10. I'm working with DEM data for stream network extraction, but the majority of grass raster ...
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How to OCR topographic maps

I have old topographic maps that i have scanned and converted into pdf in Actobat XI 11. I need this pdf to be text-searchable (not mere image). To do this i tried text recognition in acrobat but it ...
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QGIS - quickly style categorical map

Example situation: a raster map that denotes various provinces in a country, each indicated with a unique value. Goal/question: quickly (for 'preview' purposes, not making a publishable map) assign ...
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Calculating Autocorrelation in Different Zones

I'm an intermediate-ish user of ArcGIS 10.2 (win7 pro, hardware robust enough to handle very large datasets and computationally intensive analysis) with perhaps a simple problem that's evading me ...
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Merging rasters which overlap using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I need to merge two rasters which overlap, both indicate distance values. I need the output of the merge to result in the shorter/lower distance value. I am using ArcGIS 10.1. I hope it is more ...
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How legitimate is smoothing raster data that has been converted from polygons?

I am interested in applying this methodology to census block data after conversion from a raster: http://rutgerscps.weebly.com/uploads/2/7/3/7/27370595/censusdatasmoothing_brief.pdf Basically, the ...
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I am getting error in PostGIS 'function st_clip(raster, integer, geometry) does not exist'? [closed]

I have to find the count of the number of pixels in a given band of a clipped raster. For clipping, I am using ST_clip(). Through clip function raster is clipped with a polygon. I am getting ...
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GRASS GIS r.walk issue

I have been playing around with GRASS GIS to do a simple cost analysis of getting from point A to point B. I have a DEM clipped to the study area, a raster containing the friction costs, as well as ...
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Add Surface Information alternatives in QGIS?

Is anyone aware of a single tool or possible routine of tools in QGIS (2.6) which emulate the results of the ESRI 3D Analyst tool 'Add Surface Information'? I have several polygon shapefiles (some ...
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Using Zonal Statistics As Table for overlapping polygons in ArcPy?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2 for Desktop and would like to calculate the population within a specific distance from bus stops. My input layers are: census block (polygon) with population undissolved bus ...
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Extract by mask/copy raster a RGBA (4bands) raster results in a greyscale image in photoshop discarding all RGB composite info

I used a polygon Shapefile to extract by mask (ArcGIS) the sea area from a RGBA (4 bands aerophoto) raster. The Extract by Mask caused up-sampling from 16 bit (my raster's initial pixel depth) to 32 ...
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Performing Maximum Likelihood Classification in R

I'm trying to perform maximum likelihood classification of landsat imagery using R, I have been searching for a package that implements it but so far I haven't found it. What is the easiest way to ...
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Is it possible to overlay ungeoreferenced raster images in the QGIS Desktop Browser?

Afternoon ladies and gentleman, I work for a company that produces Mining Investigation reports for property in the South West of England and I have spent the last 12 months digitising abandoned ...
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Calculate surface map from PostGIS

We need to create surface maps from the website. The data is stored on PostGIS (2.1) as a table of Point geometries with a field indicating a thematic value. The optimal solution would be to produce ...
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raster topo map with gaps to DEM

I'm trying to create a DEM from this raster map: I managed to clean all the shapes and text. I tried to write a program which finds the curve pieces and connects them. But, I realized that it is ...
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Iterating through a point layer to create & sum distance rasters

I'm writing an Arcpy program to process data in a layer of several hundred points ('ptsLyr', from file 'ptsFile'), each of which has its own ID ('RecordID') and an associated value, 'radius', that I ...
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ArcGIS Split Raster tool results in black rasters

I have a rather large raster that I am trying to split into small tiles in PNG format to upload to Autodesk Infrastructure. I came across the Split Raster tool and thought it would do exactly what I ...
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Problem with QGIS raster interpolation from a point shapefile after duplicating the shapefile

Let me explain a problem I had with QGIS to see if somebody else has experience it. I created a raster from a point shapefile through the Raster-> Interpolation menu with no problems. After that, I ...
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Does interpolation create a vector or raster?

I have been reading about interpolation and am trying to understand whether interpolation results in a vector or raster. Say I have a layer of points and I am interested in creating a raster that fits ...
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OpenLayers/Geoserver - can I create a tiled, zoomable raster layer?

Still a relative newbie with Geoserver and OpenLayers. Developing an application with Geoserver in the back, OpenLayers (3.0) in the front. I have a requirement to display imagery on top of a base ...
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QGIS SAGA Raster Calculator [closed]

I am using SAGA --> Grid Calculus --> Raster Calculator on QGIS version 2.6. The formula I am using is: ifelse(gt(a,0), (a), b) where a is my layer with values in a greater extent than that of b. ...
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Multiply Rasters from two subfolders

I have two subfolders with Rasters named with the same parameters. I am trying to figure out a way to Loop a multiplication of each raster into a folder with its pair of the other subfolder. Looks ...
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Add Rasters to a new GDB/Mosaic Dataset in ArcGIS ModelBuilder

I'm attempting to add rasters to a new mosaic dataset in a new file geodatabase, all in the same model. However, the Add Rasters To Mosaic Dataset tool does not recognize the NewMosaicDataset or the ...
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Georeference multiple raster layers of same area at once or identically

I have many raster layers that I need to georeference to my existing vector layers. Data types vary between 8 bit unsigned, 32 bit float, and bit 64 float. All have the exact same extent, cell size, ...
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Raster layer - changing values in raster cells

I have a lot of cells in a raster layer (GeoTIFF) with a -9999 value in it. I would like to update that values to 0. I mean, in vectorial layers would be something like: CASE WHEN band1=-9999 THEN 0 ...
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QGIS Rasters - Filling no data cells [duplicate]

When making a sum between two raster layers, for every cell, if one of the two cells have no data in that cell, the opeartion is not done in that cell, example: In QGIS raster calculator I do: ...
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QGIS Raster Calculator, joining two raster

In QGIS raster calculator I do: Plus (+) And I get: The red circle in the middle is like cut in the result, QGIS it's not adding every pixel on each raster, it makes a kind of ...
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How do you symbolise a 32-bit raster in ArcObjects?

For rasters that are ABOVE 16-bit - you cannot apply a colormap - so what is happening when you symbolise in ArcMap a 32 bit raster, it's certainly possible. I'm trying to emulate this funcitonality ...
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Worldfile incorrect? Puzzler: all resources supplied!

Trying to manually create a worldfile for gif images of surface currents supplied by the navy here. I have QGIS and am decent at using it but the world file tool is failing without error on me (even ...
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Error adding MrSID raster layer to QGIS for Mac OS X 10.10.2 (Yosemite)

I want to add a MrSID layer to QGIS (version 2.6.1) with a computer running Mac OS X Yosemite. I installed QGIS through macports from the terminal and all python packages through macports, as well. I ...
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QGIS change raster tiles properties at once

I have a set of several raster tiles and I need to change the properties of each one, by setting up a transparency for instance. I have found no other solution but changing properties of each one at a ...
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Metric maps vs topological maps for path finding and UI rendering of indoor floor layouts

I'm building a software to map indoor floor plans of large facilities (like malls). I read through some of the questions on this forum, but my constraints are a little different than the ones ...
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SAGA GIS - raster image from Civil 3D

I am a new user of SAGA GIS software. I need to interface the Civil 3D 2015 and Hec Ras software in order to create a flooding map. In order to put in communication the two softwares, I have to use ...
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Generating ESRI compatible raster reference files in QGIS?

Backstory: employer is GIS incapable and most of the data we work with doesnt play nice with GIS software. That said, we have a client who is very GIS oriented. My boss (not my work) is providing them ...
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creating composite raster tiles from multiple vector layers as new background map in QGIS

I have been patiently restyling OS Vectormap product to create a map background I'm happy with, which i want to now use as a background for a leaflet map using QGIS2leaf. I understand that performace ...
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How to check if error due to no spatial reference of extracted raster? [closed]

I have raster file without spatial reference and I extracted my area of interest by shapefile that has spatial reference. And finally, I got extracted raster with spatial reference. can i assume ...
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Loading ordnance survey raster ArcMap [duplicate]

I have connected to the correct folder on ArcCatalog. Only the .tif files show on my ArcCatalog tree, but the .tlw files are in that folder too. How do I create a raster layer with this data? I ...
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How to identify downhill cells for a dispersing frog?

I'm hoping that someone on here can help me out with a task. First, let me set the scene. I'm working on a movement/cost analysis for frogs dispersing from 135 wetlands located in Maine's mountains. ...
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How to add terrain information to an existing project in QGis 2.6? [closed]

I have created contour lines and a hillshade layers and saved it as a vector and as a GeoTiff file respectively. However, when I try to add these layers to an existing project, nothing shows up. Where ...
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QGIS 2.6.1: “no enhancement” option not working on DEMs

When I import DEM raster layers and try to change the contrast to "no enhancement" I get a blank white image in the map window. Changing "black to white" to "white to black", the map remains a blank ...
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QGIS Web Client Raster not visible

I have loaded rasters from PostGIS and Oracle Spatial 11g with below script.Both layers are visible in QGIS Dekstop.My OWS settings are correct but the Oracle raster layers are not visible in ...
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Load Oracle Spatial Raster using PyQGIS

Able to connect to Oracle Spatial 11g and print tables with SDO_GEORASTER attribute both in QGIS python console and standalone application.I get below error when loading rasters from oracle Table. ...