The process of turning a vector into its raster equivalent

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Turning multiple vector layers into one raster in ArcGIS Desktop?

I want to make a raster out of the multitier view I have in ArcMap 9.3.1 . The layers in my ArcMap come from several datasets. I know there is a 'Feature to Raster' tool, but it converts one ...
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Rasterize vector file using gdal.RasterizeLayer() without losing attribute information in python

Is it possible to rasterize a vector file with gdal.RasterizeLayer(), saving attribute as Raster value ? Like gdal_rasterize can do with : gdal_rasterize -a attribute -ts rasterXsize rasterYsize -l ...
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Arguments error when running LineDensity scripts in arcpy

I'm trying to use LineDensity tool on polyline features. The shapefile is small and includes some invalid geometries. The code I use is an adaptation of an ArcGIS Help script. Here is my code: ...
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Polygon to Raster tool while keeping less than maximum values

I'm trying to convert a very large, detailed polygon to a raster with a coarser resolution in ArcGIS 10.1 using the polygon to raster tool. The value field is a percentage and the cellsize must be the ...
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Burning stream network into DEM layer using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am working on a DEM that in an area where there is little relief. I would like to 'burn' the river network into the DEM so I can calculate flow accumulation and flow length accurately. I am ...
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3ds city model to Digital Surface Model

I've got building and terrain models of a city in 3DS format. I'd like to transform these models to tiff images in order to create some kind of digital surface model (pixel value = height or altitude) ...
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Choosing Point to Raster vs Feature to Raster in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am converting point vector data to a raster dataset using nearest neighbor. I am using arcgis 10.2. The first step is to use the conversion toolbox, but there are two possible options: Point to ...
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Creating a contiguous raster stack from different sources (vectors and DTM bands)

This is a conceptual question I've been trying to implement for a while, and not being very good at raster/data processing or python I'd like to hear best practices in dealing with an extent such as ...
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Export vector layer to raster in QGIS

first of all I am not experienced in GIS. I've tried if a few examples/tutorials similar to my problem to see if they could be applied, but yet nothing works. Problem: I have a Shape file imported ...
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Create a raster dataset containing the number of returns from a las file? [duplicate]

I already created DEMs, DTMs, DSMs from a LiDAR (LAS) file with a little help from the internet. However, right now I'm kind of stuck in my research. I want to create a raster file which contains ...
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R: problem with rasterize getCover - not working

Are there any known bugs with the getCover argument in the rasterize function? (R package 'raster'). or has anyone got a fix for the following: I have a series of landcover polygons, here is a small ...
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GDAL (or other open-source) equivalent of Arc's Point To Raster Tool

I'm trying to convert a python script that relies on arcpy into one that only relies on open source modules, but I'm having some trouble. The bulk of my processing lies in one Arc tool "Point to ...
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Problems when trying to Convert polygon to raster

Well, I'm having a problem when trying to convert polygon to raster on ArcGis 10.0. Here is the thing: Ther output raster is much smaller than the input polygon, and the coordinate system is diferent ...
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What error am I doing when rendering OpenStreetMap roads and buildings in Minecraft?

I'm trying to create a Minecraft map of the Ernst Reuter Platz in Berlin. For this purpose, I'm using OpenStreetMap data. This is what the place looks like on a 2D map: When I render the roads and ...
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How to Convert from Point to Continuous Raster in ArcGIS 10.1?

I have a vector point dataset that I would like to convert to raster. The point-to-raster conversion tool creates a raster grid with spaces between each grid cell. I want to create a 'continuous' ...
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How to convert a shapefile polygon to raster in C#

Does anybody know a way to convert a polygon (vector) in a shapefile to raster data WITHOUT using ArcGIS Explorer Desktop? Is there a way to do this 'progmatically' in C# (WPF with ArcGIS runtime ...
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why ENVI displays colormap classified image as a RGB image

I want to do accuracy assessment in ENVI. My ground through image has 19 classes (Unsigned 16bit) when I opened it ERDAS and ARCGIS. But when I opened it in ENVI, ENVI displays these image as a RGB ...
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Soft edges for interpolation output

I've built the following heatmap using QGis 2.8.2's Raster->Interpolation feature. It looks almost the way I want: The background layer is Google Maps tiles by using the OpenLayers plugin. ...
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reproject satellite orbit values from irregular grid to regular grid

I have a ncdf file containing measurements covering a satellite orbit. The ncdf contains the corresponding latitude / longitude fields but they ar irregularly spaced. I tried rasterizing the values ...
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Rasterization of point vector in QGis: how to align the resulting raster to an existing one?

I have a point shapefile, with no associated .prj file, that I have to rasterize. Each point should be transformed into a pixel of 30x30 size aligned to the pixels of a Landsat image (the point file ...
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Under what situation do we use Rasterisation or Vectorisation?

As mention in the title, Rasterisation is the conversion of vector maps to raster grid. While Vectorisation is the conversion of raster grids to vector maps but under what situation would we use ...
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Preventing shapefile lines becoming rasterized when exported as PDF by ArcGIS for Desktop?

In ArcGIS for Desktop some Line feature shapefile becomes raster when exported as pdf. In exported PDF the line features layer is not present as it becomes raster. The line features are mixed with ...
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What is the difference between the “feature to raster” and “polygon to raster” tools when converting a polygon to a raster?

I am currently trying to get a group on connected polygons that are within the same feature to a raster so I can reclassify it for cost analysis. I noticed that ArcGIS for Desktop has a "feature to ...
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Elevation data from 3D shapefile of buildings to raster DEM

I have acquired LoD2 building models in the 3DShape format (Polygon ZM). This LoD2 data needs to be prepared for a R-script of solar irradiation calculations on roof surfaces, but which can only ...
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Create raster with grid cells values based on area covered by polygons

I have a polygon data with area covered by the forests (data is here - https://www.dropbox.com/s/zgckliydalljw6a/sp_data.zip?dl=0). I want to convert polygons to raster. The value of each grid cell ...
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How to rasterize a shapefile in R? [duplicate]

I have several shapefiels that i have to turn into raster. Here's the coastline coastline<-readShapeSpatial("shp") r <- raster(ncols=90, nrows=45) jd<-rasterize(coastline,r) plot(jd) ...
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fail to convert polygon to raster

I have a shapefile with 520 districts each with a value. I am trying to convert this shapefile to raster using feature to raster tool. Input feature: myshapefile Field: value Output raster: ...
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Create ID for each string attribute in QGIS

I'm trying to rasterize a vector layer by using an attribute filed stored as string, I got the confirmation through the GDAL mailinglist serv that gdal_rasterize does not work with string field. So my ...
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Problems with rasterization through QGIS Modeler

My goal is to rasterize a vector polygon-based shapefile. Whenever I run in the modeler or even from the Processing Toolbox the Rasterize tool of GDAL, I receive a raster layer that's not good for ...
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Converting polylines to raster, assigning value of total length of lines within cell?

I have a polyline shapefile representing a road network. I want to rasterise this data, with the resulting values in the raster showing the total length of lines that fall within the raster cell, ...
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Area-weighted rasterising of polygon data

I'm looking for any GIS tool to do detailed rasterising of polygons. I've checked GDAL's gdal_rasterize command (and API), and ArcGIS's Polygon to Raster tool, but they only rasterise 1 attribute per ...
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Rasterizing a SSURGO shape file with GDAL — Choosing right number of Pixels

I am trying to rasterize a SSURGO shape file into UTM coordinates with 5m resolution. My first step gives me a GeoTiff with 3000x3000 pixels in lat/lon. gdal_rasterize -a MUKEY -ts 3000 3000 -l ...
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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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gdal RasterizeLayer gives different extent to arcpy PolygonToRaster

I have an existing arcpy script which uses PolygonToRaster_conversion to convert a polygon shapefile to raster (tiff). I am now exploring GDAL/OGR and have used the cookbook approach to carry out the ...
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Rasterizing a simple sloped line

I am aware how to rasterize a 2D line, but if I have two coordinate triplicates (x1,y1,z1) and (x2,y2,z2), how can I efficiently rasterize the resulting connecting line such that the raster cell ...
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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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Rasterize and union problem

i've done the union first and then rasterized it. But now i want instead of that, to rasterize each one and then merge it as one. How do i do that? I mean without the union first off. ...
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Problem with contour lines thickness in bigger zoom levels

I'm a beginner user of GDAL tools. I'd like to rasterize contour lines into Tiff file (for example such region: N47E006), everything works for quite small zoom levels e.g. 10... but the problem is ...
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Problem rasterizing

I am trying to rasterize a shapefile using the "rasterize" tool in qgis. The problem is that the resulting raster doesn't seem to rasterize correctly... The teal and purple lines show water flow, ...
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Problem with attribute field in rasterizing tool QGIS

I am trying to rasterize a vector layer using the "rasterize tool" in QGIS... The problem is that there is no "attribute fields" available to choose from (even though they exist!)...
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How to turn shapefiles into raster and aggregate them into one raster

For example i tried this but it doesn't work rast_a<-raster(extent(shp_1)) res(rast_a)=100 rsh<-rasterize(shp_1,rast_a) rast_b<-raster(extent(shp_2)) res(rast_b)=100 ...
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Location based service with normal image

We have an image for a park which has been rendered like this: Now we want to add some geographic service based on the data: building an Android Application with the following features: Display ...
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Why are there strange horizontal lines in raster data?

I have a feature class (stored in a file geodatabase) containing information on land use for the Amazon rainforest. It is very detailed and looks like this I need to convert this shapefile to a ...
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create image out of geojson (gdal_rasterize?)

Short version: I need to know how I can convert a .geojson-file to an according .png-file (or any other image format) long version: I have a .geojson which was created by gdal_polygonize from a .png ...
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Convert line shapefile to raster, value=total length of lines within cell

I have a line shapefile representing a road network. I wish to rasterize this data, with the resulting values in the raster showing the total length of the lines that fall within the raster cell. The ...
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Creating raster from points that conforms to a reference geometry using PostGIS, python, QGIS

Please forgive my ignorance, I'm fairly new to processing GIS data. My bread and butter is statistics but I'm now working on a project that requires more data preprocessing and cleaning than I've ...
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How to rasterize a vector map?

I am looking for a way to create a raster grid from a vector map. I have a map consisting of shapefiles which I want to export as a raster with UTM coordinates. I was thinking of something using the ...
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Stretching of geometry when rasterizing vector data on Google Maps

I'll start with a quick backstory on what I am trying to achieve. I'm working on an offline Android GIS tool and people are throwing giant datasets at it. It converts these into Google features (V2) ...
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Why processing.runalg(“gdalogr:rasterize”…) is not creating out files when running in the QGIS 2.6.0 console?

I want to use the QGIS python scripting functions to turn to rasterize a point vector using many different dimensions. Right now my code looks like this: import processing RasterPixelSize = ...
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Feature to Raster Error

I am attempting to rasterize a point layer using the Feature to Raster conversion tool. Each attempt, I receive the following error codes: ERROR 010429: Error in GRID IO: CellLyrCreateInternal: ...