A region is an area, typically a part of a country but it can be transnational. A region often has something in common such as a language, landcover, or geology and this is often reflected as an attribute in GIS. ArcInfo Workstation had a region data model for working with overlapping vector ...

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Global shapefile of biomes/ecoregions?

I'm looking for a shapefile with this kind of information, only at considerably higher detail. In North America, ecoregions are classified by levels and grouped by vegetation type at much higher ...
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Issue running r.region in GRASS command line

I'm currently attempting to use r.region to preform analysis on a specific area of a raster image. I'm receiving Lat/Long data from the step before me, but I'm having issues use that data in ...
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Matching raster regional extent with vector region in GRASS?

In Grass GIS, I am able to import bathymetry .tif raster data however the region coordinates are not in lat/lon formar and therefore, do not overlay with my vector points which are in lat/lon format. ...
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Set region with rounded values/coordinates

How do I set a region update with rounded coordinates. I usually set my region from a puffer around my points of interest and round up the north and east coordinates and round down the south and west ...
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Delimiting regions of influence for ports

I have datasets containing origin-destin (ports) and volumes for trade data. From these datasets, I can extract points of origins that are related to only a particular port. Interpolating such data, ...
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Cannot Load Object - Region object type is not supported in this table. Operation canceled

I have linked an Access Database with MapInfo and created a mappable tab. However I am unable to populate the table with any regions/polygons/poly lines etc. It says "Cannot Load Object - Region ...
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How can I identify regions with some points as centers? [closed]

I have a Postgres database of entire U.S. zipcodes and their lat/long data. My requirement is to divide these zipcodes into non overlapping regions. All regions have some center zipcode. All ...
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Standard for geospatial CSV with either lat/lon or region encoding

I'm tasked with finding a standard for data providers to publish data that is linked to either points (lat/lons), postcodes, or local government areas (Australian term for councils). The data will be ...
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Reclassify weighted sum values

I have using weighted sum to find areas to plant trees. The values I get out by using weighted sum are 0.7-0.9 in floating point. I want to be able to reclassify this layer so I can then use region ...
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R package for geographic regions

Someone told me about a R package with the definition of objects some regions and nations boundaries. I'm trying to find the border of Veneto, an italian region. What's the name of the package? Do you ...
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Grass python shell can't find my data

I have a problem, the grass 7 python shell can't find my rasters. When I try to use the python shell to set the region I get "region not found". I can set the region in the grass shell (and other ...
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How to iterate GRASS region definition?

I am using GRASS r.skyview command (v.7, Windows) to determine "urban canyon effect" on pollution due to the presence of buildings. The command nicely works, unfortunately I need to process a very ...
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Is there a function to select a region of a map for further processing with Python?

I would like to select a map's region in QGIS for further processing with python console. Ideally I would like to select the region with a mouse drag (like Gimp crop function) and then e.g. analyze ...
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Set Grass Region in Python grass.script

How can I set the Grass Region in Python without already having a map in the Mapset? Basically I am looking for the equivalent to this window Currently I am only able to extent an existing region, ...
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ARCGIS 10- Cutting down a tiff file layer to a smaller polygon?

I have a dynamic land map featuring open forest, closed forest ect of an area which is a tiff layer file. I want to be able to cut the layer file to my area of interest, the polygon I created? I also ...
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Raster map in different zone () than region ()

I am new to QGIS (just installed QGIS 2.0.1) and am having problems running any spatial analysis tools. I followed the instructions on how to call GRASS tools into QGIS, but when I try to run the ...
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grass region resolution error

I am working on a raster, but I can't set a correct region for it. In the Set region to match this raster map field, I select my raster map to change current region, but its resolution does not ...
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Create new regions in layer by filling in between polylines on existing layer

I'm not sure if this is possible but would save me hours of work. I have a layer which consists of polylines. Most of those polylines bound areas; houses, roads, etc. Currently I am required to ...
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UK region overlay on map

I'm hoping to overlay UK regions (East Midlands, Wales, London etc) on a Google Map. Ideally the regions could be coloured, opaque and have some form of label. There is no hover / interaction ...
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Getting polygons of all countries and ISO-3166-2 subdivisons

In order to do reverse geocoding lookups to find a country (as ISO-3166-1) and the subdivision (as ISO-3166-2) for given coordinates I am looking for a way to get all polygons of all countries and ...
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Mapinfo, (or other?) Interpolation of lat/long and finding minimum in a region

I have a series of lat/long coordinates, each with a corresponding Z value. Each coordinate is spaced roughly 40km apart (this is stored as a MapInfo table of points). What I'd like to do is to ...
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Is it possible to gray out a Google Maps map except for some area?

What i am looking for is a way to emphasize a certain area on a Google Maps map by graying out the rest of the world. I heard about some solution of using 2 polygons of which 1 is visible and the ...
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Mapinfo incorrect polyline (boundary) map to region conversion

How to solve issue regarding incorrect boundary to region conversion? I have boundary map plotted on cosmetic layer when I convert it to region it results in line with overlap to other region. The two ...
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How do I convert my coordinates to the limit of geographic region (outer edge)?

I am trying to use r.in.bin. The parameters of north, south, east, and west needs values: north=float Northern limit of geographic region (outer edge) south=float Southern limit of geographic region ...