SAGA (System for Automated Geoscientific Analyses) is a GIS toolbox with many modules that can be used from the GUI, command line or accessed through R,python or directly using C++.

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SAGA installation in QGIS 2.8 on debian linux

I install QGIS 2.8 in debian (linux) through nightly jessie (qgis testing) and I see that SAGA is not in processing toolbox, so I install saga gis software but still it doesn't appear in processing. ...
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What is the source of horizontal and vertical striping in USGS DEMs?

When processing 30m and 10m DEM data downloaded through the National Map Viewer from the National Elevation Dataset, we noticed horizontal and vertical striping not only in the produced results, but ...
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How to load “soil types” in QGis?

I want to show soil transmissivity per pixel. Thus, I determine water holding capacity of each pixel (ignored other effective parameters). Respectively, I wonder, What is the soil data format and How ...
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How to calculate “water accumulated in each cell” using QGis?

I create channel network and catchment area from a DEM with SAGA GIS. I know that flow is starting from a cell to an other cell. Firstly, a cell is filled with water and then it is starting to flow ...
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Representation of precipitation data

I have an excel sheet of precipitation data of each month of some districts. I have also the shapefiles of these districts. How can I represent this data in these shapefiles.
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How to decide when flood started depending on the rainfall data?

I created a raster with the point values (mm) of rainfall data by interpolation in the raster menu. So I have a raster rainfall data and a DEM. With this rainfall data and a DEM corresponding to ...
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setting SAGA folder for QGIS with OS X macports install

I am trying to get the toolbox to work in QGIS 2.6, but I keep getting an error message that SAGA is not properly configured. After much digging, I finally found I can set the SAGA folder in ...
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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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QGIS SAGA Channel network error: Input layers do not have the same grid extent

I am trying to follow along with this exercise using my own DEM. I have done the first step, creating the catchment area, with no trouble. When I try to run the Channel network algorithm, however, I ...
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What is the background processing of rainfall thresholding?

I want to create a flood map using Quantum GIS. First of all I create catchment area (flow accumulation). Then, I delineate a Channel Network by applying a threshold to flow accumulation. So I want to ...
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saga_gui.exe identified as malware by antivirus when downloaded from OSGeo4W

I downloaded QGIS 2.6.1-2 (Brighton) yesterday from OSGeo4W-setup-x86.exe using the advanced installation option on a machine running on windows 7 professional. The download worked Ok except for saga ...
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QGIS 2.6 SAGA Processing Algorithm, “Add grid values to shapes”, produces NULL Values

I'm using QGIS 2.6 Brighton on Windows with SAGA 2.0.8 installed using OSGeo4W. I have the same versions installed on OSX as well which is not having this problem. On Windows, I'm trying to extract ...
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How to calculate the Vertical Distance to Channel Network in ArcGis?

In Saga there is the tool "Vertical Distance to Channel Network". Is there a way to produce the same data in ArcGIs? With con("flowacc" > xx, 1) I was able to create the Channel Network. I am ...
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Generating raster from isolines using SAGA or ArcGIS?

I have a vector dataset of mean annual precipitation polylines, and I would like to generate a raster from them. I'm not sure the best way to go about it. ArcGIS has the Polyline to Raster tool but ...
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How to read .asc format DEMs that have headers with #comments

I have around twenty 2 GB DEMs (xyz) in .asc format. The header has 13 lines of metadata, and then the basic data in three columns # # The DTM grid had lower left (southwest) corner coords: # X ...
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How to do supervised image classification in saga with the help of R script or Python script

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and want to do image classification in SAGA. SAGA has numerous classification algorithms which is not present in GRASS and QGIS. I am new to SAGA, but more accustomed to work ...
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Calculating longest flow path and avg. slopes for catchments with qgis?

I am a hydrologist and their are 2 important pieces of information I need for modeling. I need to know the longest flow path for each sub catchment in my area of interest and I need to know the ...
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Saga:processing resample extent in python editor QGIS

I would like to resample many geotiff layers to another geotiff layer's extent and pixel size. For this I would like to use the QGIS python console (editor). When I run my script it raises the ...
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Fill polygons via data-defined pie charts

I am trying to summarize my polygons by each's distribution of some variable. To couch the discussion, let's say we wanted to summarize the demographics of each county (of a small state) by it's ...
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Unable to execute the algorithm using SAGA LS factor

I tryed to calculate the LS Factor at SAGA, using a slope raster and the area raster, both at the same EPSG, and the error:Unable to execute the algorithm the error means something with the coordinate ...
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QGIS algorithms do not work on copies of shapefiles?

I'm using QGIS 2.6.0. I'm trying to run various algorithms such as "SAGA/Shapes-points/remove duplicates" & "SAGA/Shapes-Grid/Add grid values to points" through the sextant toolbox. When I run ...
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How to remove spikes from grid in SAGA GIS?

I tried to get a grid by interpolating LAS file using Ordinary Kriging. But the product grid has many pixels which values strongly stands out from average surface - I mean one pixel sinks nad spikes. ...
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Problems using the SAGA in processing framework with qgis 2.6.1 (ubuntu) [closed]

I've got problems using saga in the processing framework within qgis 2.6.1 and SAGA 2.1.4 To solve this problem I was obliged to correct the line 352 of the python file ...
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What does the b-spline-interpolation-algorithm actually do?

Right now, it is just a Blackbox-way to interpolate a DEM. I know to some extent how for example the nearest-neighbour-method works, but I have no idea about b-spline. It would help to understand the ...
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How to set all pixels with value <= 0 to “nodata” in DEM raster?

I have a DEM raster with pixel values between about 3000 and -0.0003. I need to set all pixel with a value of 0 and smaler (<=0) to "nodata" (for later raster calculations and to reduce the ...
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Join polygons by plurality overlap

I'm trying to join two layers-- One is census tracts in Michigan; The other is school districts. Because there is no nesting in either direction (districts in multiple tracts and vice versa), I'm ...
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SAGA is not working within sextante (QGIS processing installed in Ubuntu)

Recently i decided to start working in Ubuntu (version 14.04). My first step was to add the ubuntugis-unestable repository, and then proceed to install SAGA, GRASS, OTB, QGIS and the bindings between ...
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(R)SAGA: saga_cmd 2.1.0 error? inconsistency?

frequently I am using (R)SAGA, but after SAGA became >2.1.0 the R package is no longer working. The last update for RSAGA was 07/2013. Thus I downgraded SAGA to 2.1.0 (first try was skipping the ppa ...
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Defining the boundary of a catchment area

I digitized contour lines from topographic maps and created a DEM. With the DEM, I estimated the boundary of a catchment area. Estimated positional accuracy of topographic maps is RMSE = 65 m, with a ...
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How to calculate peaks in a DEM

How could I extract all peaks from a DEM (large mountainous area)? Peak means something like: a pixel which is sourrounded by other pixels with smaler elevation numbers in a area arround the ...
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Batch raster calculation of slope and aspect in SAGA

I am relatively new to the SAGA software, I have only used it for small amouns of data, and for basic calculations. My data is obtained by mapping certain areas in GoogleEarth, then, overlaying the ...
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Convert a shapefile with northing/easting to ASCII raster with latitude/longitude

Linked below is a polygon shapefile whose projection is NAD83 and whose values are LU/LC codes. Coordinates are meters of northing and easting. I would like to convert it to an ASCII raster with ...
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Orfeo tool box (OTB) in Ubuntu 14.04 and SAGA incompatibility (gdal versions)

I need to test segmentation of a 12000 x 12000 pixels scene. I successfully compiled OTB in Ubuntu 14.04 and ran the process. But when I tried to start SAGA, I got a startup error. I found that gdal ...
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How to build a confusion matrix for image classification using SAGA or QGIS?

I did a supervised classification of a Landsat image subset using my training data polygons. I used SAGA GIS for that and everything worked out fine. Now I am stuck since I have no clue how to ...
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best algorithm to trace stream network in flat areas

i want to ask you what method do you suggest me for to trace stream network in flat areas and please explain me how to deal with the previous preapration of the DEM regards many thanks
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saga:slopeaspect curvature

I'm using windows 7 on 64 bit and using Qgis 2.6.0.I'm trying to process some Tifs from the console using the processing toolbox and saga:slopeaspectcurvature. This is pretty much how my code looks ...
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What are definitions of watershed segmentation, local maxima, variable window search, regarding LiDAR for vegetation?

I am not familiar about Lidar. I want to measure trees height and number of trees. I guess, watershed = to locate the trees, local maxima = to measure trees height. I used these methods in SAGA GIS. ...
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How to narrow raster features to single cell width?

Are there any tools or existing workflow which convert raster features (such as roads, rivers, electric lines etc.) which are (or can be) multiple cells wide to a single cell widht (i.e, center line). ...
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How to export data from saga or tas into excel?

I want to derive terrain attributes from DEM with saga and whiteBox GAT (SAT). I have problem in exporting data into excel. would you help me?
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Calculation of RMS between two grids [duplicate]

I want to calculate the RMSE of two grids based on their z-value: a calculated and a reference grid. I do have the statistics: Cells, Range, Min, Max, Sum, Mean, Variance, St.dev. How could I solve ...
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SAGA Cluster Analysis for grids projection issue

I am having an issue with the SAGA cluster analysis for grids tool within QGIS 2.4. I am actually taking this as an online class through Del Mar and we are going over supervised and unsupervised ...
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How to calculate raster statistics for polygons?

how can I calculate sums, averages etc of raster-points (multi-band) per polygon of a vector-layer. I was told that this is called "zonal statistics". I tried that with QGIS first. There is a way to ...
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Find coordinates of given raster value

I would like to get the coordinates of a raster cell with a given value. I suppose many cells can take the same value, in which case several coordinates should be returned. In my first problem I'm ...
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Why are my calls to SAGA routines in QGIS not working cross platform?

The ability to write and run cross platform scripts for QGIS using python is OUTSTANDING! However, when I try to run the SAGA:MERGESHAPESLAYERS algorithm from a python script it works fine in windows ...
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Issues with reclassify for QGIS Saga Reclassify Grid Values tool

I am trying to reclassify a raster using the Saga Reclassify grid values tool in the QGIS Processing Toolbox, but am getting an unexpected entirely black raster. I have verified my original points and ...
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QGIS Upslope/Downstream Areas

I am trying to locate areas upstream and downstream of a point of interest in QGIS in order to determine possible areas of origin upstream and areas of impact downstream. I have used a DEM to create ...
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Create a rectangular buffer from point shapefile using QGIS/GRASS/SAGA GIS/R

I have a points shapefile and I want to create a rectangular buffer (22 x 16 km) around each point. My goal is to create a 16x22 km grid where each of the points is the centroid of the grid. Seed the ...
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How to configure QGIS and SAGA on Ubuntu (12.04 and others)?

During the past weeks, I have tried QGIS to recognize SAGA via the processing toolbox, both being installed from the ubuntugis-unstable repository. I have tried this on several virtual ubuntu ...
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Efficiency of python script using SAGA and arcpy

=== SUMMARY === I have created a process to import a LAS point cloud, clip it, select the ground points and save the output as an XYZ.txt for clients to use. This uses a python based script (will ...
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LiDAR data density, returns per square meter

How can I compute a raster showing the number of return points per square meter using SAGA GIS or other open source software? My goal is to obtain a mask which would show me the places (cells) ...