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

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Workflow for updating raster using polygons of different attributes

I require a specific output but it is proving difficult for me to work out a workflow. I have: 1) polygons of new housing developments (356, non overlapping) 2) a 25m raster of land cover I want ...
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Zonal Statistics for multiple rasters

I'm trying to create a timeseries of raster data (one layer per year) by polygon (Administrative regions). Is there any way in QGIS to perform Zonal Statistics for multiple years (without having to ...
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'combine' more than 20 raster bands

I have overlapping polygon data that I would like to 'combine' in ArcGIS and I'm running up against the 20 band maximum for rasters. I'm interested in solutions using this basic method with Arc or ...
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Merging DEM files using PostGIS

I have several DEM files and I want to merge them to create a mosaic. I found the St_Union(raster) or St_MemUnion(raster) functions but I don't know how to use them. Are there any other solutions?
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Clipping a tiff image using another tiff image using python

I am working on a code to clip a raster with another raster. I have a forestcover.tiff image and i want to clip it by using other image clip.tiff which extend lies within it. I dont want to use arcpy ...
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When subtracting two raster with different cell sizes using raster math, what value is used for smaller cells?

After reading the answer to a similar question (What will happen if we subtract two raster with different cell size using Raster Calculator?), I am still left with a question. When the raster with ...
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Selecting all pixels above a given value in a raster in PostGIS

I have a raster with one band whose value represents the date of the occurrence (a sequential integer). This raster file gets updated regularly, and each time that happens, I need to run a process ...
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Merge raster tiles in PostGIS

I have several raster tiles that are adjacent and non-overlapping, so they form a mosaic. I am trying to merge two adjacent rasters using PostGIS but am getting an error that they do not have the same ...
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how to produce a RASTER representing X coordinates [duplicate]

In a journal article I have read that two rasters, representing X and Y coordinates respectively (see attached figure), have been entered as predictors in a GIS-based Logistic Regression for a given ...
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Transforming climate text data to raster in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have climate data in text files with no header in the format below from Udel's climate program. Each row has a lat, lon, and a temperature for each month (14 columns total) from 1900-2010. I need ...
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Remove Frame Border from USGS scanned images in ArcGIS

I have a couple of USGS scanned maps like I want to remove the frame border from these images so that I can use them in ArcGIS. Is there algorithm or python script that I can run to remove the ...
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Second order rectification display problems

I'm using GRASS 7.0 to geo-rectify oblique images taken from a fixed altitude and using RTK-GPS data as a GCP (as a vector file) for the process. The survey area is very small and flat, so I'm not ...
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How to best import a US Map Schematic?

I would like to use the following wiki US Map schematic as a background to my map work. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Blank_US_Map.svg) It is a .svg file, and GeoReferencer is unable to import ...
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GDAL raster shifting with python error: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'GetGeoTransform'

I'm trying to shift a georeferenced raster by 0.5m N and 0.5m W in QGIS using the python console: from osgeo import gdal # Open in read/write mode rast_src = gdal.Open('test_raster.tif', 1) # Get ...
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Merging USGS DEMs in ArcMap?

I've downloaded some USGS DEMs from the National Map, which appear to be .adf files. I can open them in ArcMap 10.2, but I need to merge them into a single mosaic. To do this, I've created a raster ...
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Point to raster: QGIS vs ArcMap

I have an equidistant point grid (0.5m) and created a raster from it in QGIS and ArcMap, with different results: QGIS: Raster -> Conversion -> Rasterize Result: raster, with points in the top left ...
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Maxent species distribution

I am in the process of developing distribution map in MAXENT. My species habitat is subset of another mammal habitat. I have distribution layer digitised for mammal species, rasterised and converted ...
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moving window regression on raster stack in R

I want to perform a moving window regression on every pixel of two raster stacks representing Band3 and Band4 of Landsat data. The result should be two additional stacks, one representing the ...
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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 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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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 ...