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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Saving fields after a raster join with python arcgis

I am working on a raster processing script in which i join a categorical raster with a table that includes some extra data on each category. After much hassle, I have the join working, but I can't ...
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Assigning score to raster based on cell overlap with other raster and field value

I have a set of rasters that I've assigned scores to individually (scored based predominantly on values of other fields). The scoring scale is the same for all rasters, but the factors that determine ...
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Transparency on black/white raster after clipping in QGIS?

I'm new to this forum and QGIS. I'ld really appreciate it if you could help me with my problem, since I couldn't find any solution online but people experiencing the same issue. It seems as if this ...
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Slope tool output has artifacts

So I've tried using the slope tool for a DEM using an appropriate Z-factor and the output is smooth, but it seems to be over-estimating slope angle. I would prefer to reproject the DEM (to NAD 83 UTM ...
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Reprojecting a population raster from LAEA to lonlat

I have a population density raster from the EEA which is based on the CORINE land cover 2000 data. ...
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TIFFDirectory.getAsMetadata() is not including GeoTIFFTagSet. Any solution to this problem? — JAI

The source code appears to simply copy the TagSet List object to the IFD and then the TIFFMetadata. I don't understand where it is losing the tagset as it is in the list before the call. Anyone ...
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Using the accCost() function in R: questions regarding the transition layer

I am trying to use the accCost() function from the gdistance package in R. I load my cost raster using the raster()function from the raster package. According to the documentation, I need first to ...
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How to change values in a raster file at particular positions?

I have a collection of coordinates which comes from a QGSGeometry object. The shape is a polygon. example: qgsGeometry [[(75.2172,17.6566), (75.8499,17.9613), (75.5218,17.2113), (75.2172,17.4574), ...
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QGIS Mac OSX version cannot batch write output files after rasterization

Happy new year everyone, I have been trying to batch rasterize a series of .shp files using QGIS for Mac OS X, and keep coming up against a strange problem. I am using the QGIS 2.6.1 user interface, ...
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How to extract percentage of land cover from a raster according to multiple shapefiles?

I have a raster map that represents land cover of a region, and different shapefiles (total 120) in the same region. I want to know the percentage of every land cover for each shapefile. For example, ...
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Tiff Raster File slow to Load in Win 7 64 Bit QGIS 2.6.1

I have been unable to load a Geo Referenced Tiff file in 2.6.1, I have found it it will load but takes minutes, It will load quickly in 2.4 It is a Lidar file so it is large, about 14 gb in size, I ...
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How can I equalize raster?

I've got 2 rasters , its seems that 1 has the data equalized (all values from 1-65535 are there) and the 2nd don't . Is there a process I can run in order to equalize the data in the 2nd raster ? ...
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Conversion of Polygon vector files to Raster GRID 8 bit unsigned integer

I am trying to convert a polygon shapefile layer into Raster GRID with 8 bits and which is unsigned integer. I managed to convert the shapefile in ArcGIS with the Arc Toolbox Conversion tools, but the ...
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How can one modify map service legend (specifically raster layer)?

I've got the raster layer in my map service, which in fact is created automatically by asynchronous GP service as its output result ("View results with a map service" option). The raster is symbolized ...
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QGIS Raster moving when Majority filter

I'm running QGIS 2.01 Dufour on Linux Mint. Data & project are WGS84. I'm trying to smooth a grid & following other posts here I've used the Majority filter. This is looking helpful, but the ...
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raster and vector misalignment

my vector and raster datasets align perfectly fine in Arcmap but not in QGIS, any suggestion on solving this dilemma is very much appreciated.
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Web Server/Technology to work with Raster-Imagery Data

I am in the process of designing a web application which will allow the end users to load raster imagery data (size range from 300 MB to 500 MB) as a back ground map and a corresponding OLD JPEG image ...
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Creating a Raster of Road Distance to Point

I am using QGIS 2.6. This question is in two related parts: I'm trying to create a raster of travel time from one point to another point travelling via the road system. Each raster pixel will roughly ...
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How to convert a 3-band image to a color-mapped one-band 8-bit image with ArcGIS or FME?

I have a 3 band image which needs to be converted to a 1 band image with colour-map so that I can assign different colours to the values. How can I first create a 1 band image out of RGB images with ...
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Permission denied when clipping raster

Trying to use raster extraction clipper to prepare a selected area of the map for generating contours - keep getting the error message: ERROR 1: TIFFOpen:everest_gmted30.tif: Permission denied ...
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“Points To Raster Tool”- Output pixel values differ from original point values

I am trying to convert an evenly spaced set of points to a raster using the "Points To Raster" tool in 10.1. Problem: Generally, the raster makes sense, but in some areas the cell values differ quite ...
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Creating New Field in Raster Attribute Table with Corresponding Values from another Raster

I have a raster layer that represents surface temperature for the State of Arizona. I also created a raster using the interpolation function to represent air temperature for the State of Arizona. I'm ...
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How to batch classify a multi-temporal raster image stack?

I am using dense time stacks of remotely sensed imagery to analyse vegetation change in the Arctic from 1984-2010 for one scene. I will be needing to classify each image, likely using the Maximum ...
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Best Management - Building, Site and Development Plans

We have thousands of scanned plans sets for various buildings, sites and developments that have been acquired over the years. The plan sheets are saved as tiff files and the entire plan set is saved ...
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different data range of raster file in mapserver and qgis

a NetCDF file with only one band with a data range from [0,1.1]. IDV & QGIS identifies it correctly, however gdalinfo finds the data range [1,26505]. Or could it be possible that gdalinfo is right ...
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Smooth and boundary clean raster (GRACE) Data

I have some GRACE data that I would like to smooth out and generalize/aggregate the boundaries to look like the maps shown at this website. I've tried playing with filters, converting to integers ...
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set extent for jpeg programmatically

I feel like this should be easy, but how can I set coordinates for a jpeg image using Python? I have a python add-in that draws a polygon and then uses its geometry to post a query request to a REST ...
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Image pyramid have wrong colors in Geoserver (but the tif-files looks fine)

Just want to start off with saying that I'm fairly new to geoserver and the fix to this may be very simple. So have managed to create an image pyramid out of a ~7 GB ECW file. The files are fine ...
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How to get transparent nodata values in GeoExplorer?

I have a single-band raster image with NoData values set to 0. Is it possible to get them transparent in GeoExplorer?
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Using gdal ReadAsArray or Arcpy.RasterToNumPyArray on python 2.6 32bit without it crashing

I am trying to run ReadAsArray on an entire raster and on a single band, python will crash without an error message when trying to do either. Is there a way I can create a 3d array without having to ...
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using r.volume model GRASS plugin in QGIS

I am calculating volume of bathymetric data in the form of a clipped raster in GRASS with a Custom Lambert projection centered around 70degrees North, using the module r.volume in GRASS. Side note: ...
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Making grayscale map from multiple band satellite image in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have satellite multiple band map, I needs to make grayscale map,what should i do? what is the steps? which band and format of input are to be used in this? How to make attribute table of this? In ...
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Error on 'Extract raster values to CSV' in batch process in QGIS

The Extract values (csv) contained a bug in the script. The below link shows how to correct the bug. Error on 'Extract raster values (CSV)' - Error executing algorithm 1 'Dataset' ...
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What kind of methods are most commonly used to interpolate a relief?

I have got a topographic plan with height measurements which I converted to point shape file with height value in attributes. I was wondering, what kind of methods are most commonly used to ...
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ArcGIS Viewshed's show no visibility to south east

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2.2. I've been running some viewsheds using DTM files from EDINA Digimap and data that I've imported using .csv files. These files only contain the X Y details and a code for each ...