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

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Single WMS from single mapfile with several rasters in MapServer

I have several rasters in a single mapfile, I put them as layers like here: LAYER NAME "Layer 1" GROUP "All Layers" TYPE RASTER STATUS ON ...
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Is it possible to georeference raster stored in Postgis?

I'm looking to store a huge raster aerial image (400 Gb) into Postgis, but before storing it i like to know how i could georeference or rectify raster stored in postgis ? is there any Qgis plugins ...
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Display coastline

I have a raster converted from shape file(tool point to raster). Can anybody prompt, how to display coastline? I can use contours, but are not focused at condition "elevation = 0". Is there any simple ...
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Extracting many raster values for statistical analysis in JMP

To summarize: We have 28.5 million XY coordinates we would like to compare up to 6 raster values for, and prefer to look at those values in JMP. We are exploring interpolation methods in ArcGIS for ...
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QGIS: why does clipping a raster alters cell size?

Using QGIS V 2.2.0 (OS-Windows 8), I need to prepare raster files (ESRI ArcInfo Grids) to be later used in a species distribucion model using MaxEnt. Each of the original raster files (environmental ...
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Unable to read raster into R: 'TIFFReadDirectory:Failed to read directory at offset'

I'm getting a weird error when trying to read a raster into R. >r <- raster('myraster.tif') Error in .local(.Object, ...) : TIFFReadDirectory:Failed to read directory at offset 2606110 ...
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Checking if polygon fits inside another polygon using ArcGIS or QGIS?

How do I check if one polygon fits inside another polygon? Furthermore how do I automatically check if one polygon fits in other polygons of my shapefile? I have a shapefile with thousands of ...
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Combine Raster and Feature Class selection

I've been working on a quite complex analysis with ArcGIS 10.2. But now I'm stuck at a problem... I have a raster file and a polygon feature. The Raster file stores information about Zmax, Zmin and ...
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Multiply two lists of raster from two subfolder

I have two subfolders, which contains rasters for each country but which express different variables. I am trying to figure out a way to Loop a multiplication of each raster into a folder with its ...
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How to automatically calculate maximum cell values contained within polygons?

I've got a dataset made up of a large range of polygons (about 70 or so) which represent structures. I also have raster layers which detail a flood depth across an area. The floods depth raster has a ...
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Reading next row of *.txt column inside ArcPy for loop for batch process?

I'm not sure how to approach this problem with python, but in plain english, I'd like to rename rasters with the names given in the *.txt file (see screenshot) and concatenate the basename given by ...
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Converting lat,lon & solar data in CSV to raster using Python?

I have a csv file with lat,lon and solar radiation data. I am trying to convert it to a grid/raster format so that it can be used with a raster population data set that is in ascii format. How can ...
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What format are raster data files with data, db, overpict, vect, and WMS folders?

I have a type of GIS data but I don't know what is this type or how to open them. My data are formed by 5 folders: data, db, overpict, vect, and WMS. The main folder (I think) is the first one; it ...
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conversion of *.tif file format to *.hdr file format

I have clipped DEM of a region from SRTM data. It is in .tif format. Now I want the same file in header format (.hdr). How can I convert *.tif file to *.hdr file?
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Georeference a computed tomography image without changing its proportions in QGIS

I have several images obtained from a Micro computed tomography (mCT). The scanned elements are human teeth. In a particular mCT slice, I have introduced a cartesian plot with its X and Y axis. The ...
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Calculate minimum area where x% of raster value total is concentrated within polygons

I have a raster layer (chlorophyll concentration) and a layer of non-overlapping polygons (regions of the ocean). For each polygon, I'd like to calculate the area where the majority of chlorophyll is ...
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change from NAD 1983 to some PCS?

I want to ask how to change the coordinate system from NAD 1983 to some Projected coordinate system. I tried to change this DEM file to WGS 1984 (all of them) but when I did that my scale becomes 1:4. ...
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Raster loading in web application

I'm making a GIS web application. I want to give the user the option to choose the raster to display on the map on the basis of date. I have daily rasters of 3 years. I'm using ArcGIS Server. Any ...
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How to extract specific values to a new raster in ArcGIS?

I am new to ArcGIS so I don't even know if I am using the right terms in the question. Please excuse me! I have this map stored in gdb format. As I opened it in ArcGIS 10, I see that it has data for ...
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Cell statistics sum resulting cells to indicate original input rasters

I have 5 rasters (habitat suitability models for 5 diff species) that i have set to the value 1, I have then used the Cell stats (Arcgis10.0) to add the rasters together so I can see the overlap ie ...
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Attribute table is missing in raster after using extract by mask tool

Every time I use the extract by mask tool, the rasters that are created don't have an attribute table (i.e it's greyed out). Does anyone know what is causing this and why these rasters essentially no ...
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Extract raster value to polygon

I am trying to extract raster values within multiple polygons. It would be nice if I could choose between say the maximum or an average raster value within the polygon. For example, I have created ...
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Calculate cover loss between years using r.mapcalc

I am working on forest cover raster data for 2 years and am interested in areas with >5% loss in forest cover. I am pretty new in GRASS GIS, so any suggestions for how to create a difference map of ...
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How to calculate the area of a raster within a polygon which is greater than a specified value?

I'm using QGIS (2.8.1-Wien) and I have a raster layer showing chlorophyll concentrations in the ocean. I have also defined number of regions of the ocean using polygons. What I'd like to calculate for ...
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How to create a map series of different rasters (same location, same legend)?

We have hundreds of raster images at the same location (same dimensions, pixel size, projection, etc.). We would like to display each one in its own map using the same legend with the same vector ...
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Stacked with “expected a raster or layer name” error

I am using the following python script snippet but I get a TypeError: expected a raster or layer name on the commented line below. I could not find a solution about how to convert the A1 raster (that ...
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How to remove outlying islands from a DEM raster?

I have a raster image that looks like this (see below) How do I remove the outlying islands and keep only the central main island in the image. Is it a geoprocessing clip function? I am using QGIS ...
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Using ModelBuilder to Make Composite of NDVI Rasters in ArcMap?

I have got a large number of landsat raster data. I need to prepare composite raster and Ndvi rasters from the band Rasters which I have. I normally use Image analysis in ArcMap. I wanted to know how ...
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How to use the con statement in raster calculator to include a raster as a condition in an existing raster

So, I'm busy doing an assignment where we have to use a Weighted overlay to generate a raster of suitable places to plant crops. I've put all the factors in the weighted overlay and generated my ...
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Extracting area from DEM Raster?

After applying constraints to the DEM I polygonised the raster (using GRASS r.to.vect.area) The result is shown below with a lot of vector with resolution = [30 * 30] Is there any solution to make ...
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Accumulated value from many rasters python/arcgis10

I need to calculate an accumulated value of temperature (as an additional raster) from many rasters. Is there any option to do this in ArcGIS 10 or any hints for a python script?
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Analyzing homogeneity of raster values within polygons

I've been working with raster data of NDVI for agriculture plots. I'm testing the use of descriptive statistics (e.g. range and standard deviation) to observe any variations between plots (I think ...
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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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gdal_array.SaveArray() leaves dataset open in Python

When I use gdal_array.SaveArray() to create a raster, the newly created dataset appears to stay open in Python, preventing other processes from working with it. For instance, consider the following ...
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Error 010240 when calculating mean of a list of rasters - Cell Statistics

I'm trying to calulate the mean value of a list of rasters but I am always getting the following error: RuntimeError: ERROR 010240: Could not save raster dataset to < value > with output format ...
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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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Converting CALS type rasters for Arcmap?

I have a bunch (think 400+) scanned old portions of maps that are in .cal format, apparently a CALS type raster format. I am able to open them in Autocad Map 3D, but Arcmap does not recognize them. ...
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weight a raster by another for a model ( R/ arcgis/maxent)

I have an idea in mind for my project but I can't figure out how to do it in R and Arcgis. Basically I would like to do a weight a raster by another for my maximum entropy model. -I got a raster ...
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joining attributes for .img files in erdas

I have numerous .img files of the same region and spatial resolution. In Imagine I would like to join all the attributes together into one .img that I may import into r for model predictions. Not ...
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How to round pixel values of a raster in QGIS?

I have a raster with float number values for example: 2.544459104537964 and I want to round these up to intergers. I have seen other posts on ArcGIS like this one but when I use Raster Calculator in ...
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Calculating forest connectivity for raster

I'm trying to calculate some sort of forest connectivity value for each pixel in my land cover classification. I would like to do this by calculating how many other forest pixels are directly ...
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How to separate details by color from raster?

How to separate details by color from raster? Is it possible in ArcGIS or any other software? I have tried Spatial Analyst. I want to use RGB .tiff image which is scanned map. It consists of all the ...
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Help Summing Raster cells to equal circles with a specific sum

So I have this application user density data that I've collected. Each gps point has a user density associated with it (for example: 150 users within a 1 km radius, which calculates to users/[pi*R-sq] ...
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Sequential rasters - when did point x change

Using ArcGIS 10.1 with Spatial and 3D Analysts, and Python 2.7 I have a series of reclassified rasters in which every cell is either one or zero. I need to programmatically create a single raster ...
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GDAL Python and postgis raster?

I'd like to create a postgis raster using GDAL and python. I can get the driver easily: drv = gdal.GetDriverByName("PostGISRaster") But how can I create a new raster table? I can't find any ...
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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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How to combine two rasters based on the relationship to a polygon mask?

I am looking to combine two single-band, 1-bit rasters of the same spatial extent based on their relationship to a polygon (mask). The image shows a polygon displayed with a cross-hatch and the two ...
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Calculate scale of a raster

A raster has a cell size of 200 meters. What is the corresponding scale of the raster? New to GIS, using ESRI, semester is almost over but this one question is confusing. I didn't think you could ...
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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 ...