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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Does Processing plugin v2.10.1 not recognise SAGA?

Version 2.9.3 of the Processing plugin works fine, I can run the SAGA tools successfully. Updating the Processing plugin to version 2.10.1 results in SAGA disappearing entirely from the toolbox. The ...
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Sky View Factor of building roofs => Vector algorithm [duplicate]

I'm currently working on a project in which I'm trying to assess the SkyViewFactor of a given roof using building vector data. I've already managed to build a process based on vector rasterization ...
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How to implement viewshed calculation?

I'm looking for a way to implement visibility (aka viewshed). I found a previous GIS SE question that suggested a few GIS applications (not what I need - I'm trying to embed the calculations), and ...
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Trouble with kernel density estimation

I have been trying to find out how to make the SAGA and GRASS kernel density tools work in QGIS 2.8. I have had a lot of trouble trying to get them to work as they produce useless results seen below. ...
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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_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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SAGA tool 'Relative Heights and Slope Positions' - What do results tell me?

I am currently trying to get in morphometry, using the SRTM 30m DEM. I was recommended to test the SAGA mudule 'Relative Heights and Slope Positions' ...
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osgeo4w not installing processing tools in QGIS toobox. [duplicate]

I have uninstalled and reinstalled QGIS several times from the OSGeo4W application. I have done this with no problem on several other times, but now I cannot get the tools to load. Most of the help ...
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NDVI Workflow Problems, Red Channel Seems High Causing Low NDVI value?

I did some searching but nothing came up around this. I'm trying to verify a workflow from images to an NDVI to verify I have a basic workflow correct. Process images example dataset through ...
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Why is SAGA from the Processing Plugin not recognised?

Similar to this post: SAGA algorithms don't work in QGIS 2.8 except the fact that SAGA does not appear at all in the Processing Toolbox: As a check, I used the Python Console with the following ...
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How to sum values of overlapped pixels in thousands of rasters layers and clip it using a polygon in QGIS?

I have a lot of rasters files (more than 6000), each one represents the presence and absence of a species (1 for presence and NoData for absence). The set of rasters covers the whole Latin America ...
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SAGA version with QGIS 2.10

I want to know which version of SAGA is used with QGIS 2.10. I developed a standalone application which uses QGIS inside. I have problems using SAGA algorithms. SAGA is well installed but I found that ...
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how to orthogonalize building outlines

I'm looking for a way to orthogonalize building outlines which I've extracted from a high-res DEM. I'm using the FOSS GIS stack (QGIS, GRASS, SAGA, PostgrSQL, PostGIS) and can code in Python (or ...
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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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QQIG/SAGA “merge shapes layers” algorithm removes underscores/pluses from layer names

I have a bunch of layers that are named layername_number+number that I want to merge. I need their names as source attribute so I used the "merge shapes layers" algorithm found under SAGA in the ...
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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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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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SAGA hydrological analysis in QGIS 2.8 on Mac

I am runnung QGIS 2.8 on a Mac maschine and I want to calculate the catchment area using SAGA - catchment area. It starts running but after a while when QGIS wants to open the generated files there is ...
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How to make GRASS and SAGA tools capable to use in QGIS?

As my title, I installed Qgis, GRASS and GDAL by osGeo4w package, and as I finish the installation, I want to use GRASS tool, I face this problem: But I already installed GRASS and SAGA, how to make ...
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Hydrology Analysis via SAGA - what is the unit?

I did a couple of analysis via SAGA about an area in Iceland...I've never worked with SAGA before, could anyone tell me what Units the numbers in the legends for "Catchment Area Recursive" and ...
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From DEM to Topographic Wetness Index in SAGA GIS

I have DEM in GeoTIFF format and I wish to calculate Topographic Wetness Index in SAGA GIS. TWI tool in SAGA GIS expects that user provides two values - 'slope' and 'catchment area'. Since there's ...
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SAGA algorithms don't work in QGIS 2.8

when I have installed recently QGIS 2.8 and, since then, SAGA algorithms don't work. Apparently, the algorithm runs well (any error is showed while it is executing the algorithm), however, there is ...
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Obtaining sink morphometry from local minima points

I am working on LiDAR data from GIS and R and I want to extract landforms from the DEM. I have found a method to obtain local minima points of my LiDAR data. However, I would like to obtain the ...
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GRASS and SAGA CentOS Linux release 7.1.1503 (Core)

I have a problem. I am developing a standalone app using QGIS but my script imports GRASS nad SAGA plugins and I have error to create the maps. I have CentOS Linux release 7.1.1503 (Core). SAGA is ...
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how to add multiple grids in SAGA gis

Here is the "big" problem: my Digital elevation model is divided in a lot of pieces (single files .xyz). In order to build a mosaic of them I need to import them all. With SAGA I can import them ...
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Why does the “local maxima” module in SAGA GIS put so many “maxima” points on lakes and plains?

SAGA GIS puts too many maxima points on plains and lakes. Why does it happen? Is there a way to avoid this? It's not really a big problem (the value is correct) except for the size of the SHP files in ...
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How to remove spikes from grid in SAGA GIS? [duplicate]

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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Is it possible to highlight water steam sources on Landsat 7 image?

I am trying whether it is possible to view hot steam sources like power plant cooling towers and resulting cloud using satellite images. I was advised to try Landsat (needed free data for initial ...
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Determining Pixel-by-pixel Catchments in ArcHydro

I used ArcHYDRO to prepare HydroDEM (5m) without sinks, Flow direction (FDR) raster, flow accumulation raster (FAC). As I understand FAC, value of pixel shows number of pixels that contribute to this ...
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Can't import libraries to rsaga

I get this error when I'm trying to import a raster to RSAGA: > rsaga.import.gdal(paste(rast_name, ".tif", sep=""),"RASTER", env= my_env) Module 'GDAL: Import Raster' not found in SAGA library ...
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Why is SAGA kriging slower in QGIS than in SAGA itself?

I'm using QGIS for a while. In my opinion the SAGA kriging tool (processing toolbox) is very slow. Is that an QGIS issue? I tried to interpolate a point layer with 300.000 points (I know it is big) ...
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QGIS 2.0.1 Dufour on Windows 8 64-bit: Processing toolbox always produces error saying output layers could not be opened

I have tried to use the Processing Toolbox in QGIS 2.0.1 a couple of times now (using SAGA and OTB) and in both cases the processing tools always return an error along these lines: "Problem loading ...
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Fast and robust open source portable script or tool for interpolation - triangulation or similar

I am looking for some fast and robust open source interpolation library/script/tool. The goal is to re-interpolate relatively big (1M+ points) unstructured (xyz) grids into high resolution cartesian ...
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How to integrate SAGA Python Modules into ArcGIS Desktop?

I have been having a look at SAGA (http://www.saga-gis.org/en/index.html) and it seems to have some nice tools for geoprocessing. I was wondering if anyone out there has had any luck bringing SAGA ...
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Segmentation fault in SAGA GIS

When I try to launch SAGA GIS I get this error: "segmentation fault (core dumped)" How can I solve this problem? I am using Lubuntu 14.04 64-bit.
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Put output of SAGA algorithm of Processing model in R script

I'm trying to combine the Variogram Cloud model of SAGA with an R script inside a Processing model. First, the R script is: ##Vector processing=group ##showplots ##Layer=table ##X=Field Layer ...
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Error when kriging in SAGA: grid file could not be opened

I have a point and a polygon vector shape (shapes) which I want to interpolate by using the saga tool "Ordinary Kriging". I always get the following error message: Oooops! The following output ...
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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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View feature space for multi-band files

I am trying to plot a feature space (scatter plot) for some SPOT images in QGIS 2.8.1. I know a histogram is available in the file properties, but I want to plot eg. Band 1 vs Band 2 to see the ...
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Generating a plot by varying the buffer around each point

I want to create a plot like this: Basically, I have a bunch of points (properties), some of which have (and some of which don't) have Property X (e.g., a fence). I want to find out how the ...
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Is there a list of Open Source tool alternatives for ArcGIS tools? [duplicate]

Is there any place one can find a list of ArcGIS alternative or near-alternative tools found in (any of) the open source softwares? I am not looking for software but individual tools found in the ...
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Unsupervised classification in QGIS

I was trying to learn unsupervised classification in QGIS 2.6 following the tutorial video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mI80eENtWSE When trying myself, clicked Run during the process it shows the ...
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Creating New Modules in Saga GIS

I have recently started development with SAGA and have run into some difficulties. I have checked out the svn code base and have successfully compiled in VS-10 (except the project ViGrA). Now I just ...
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SAGA Raster Calculator, ifelse doesn't return specified value exactly

First time caller, long time listener.... I am using the SAGA Raster Calculator in QGIS 2.6 to change NaN values to zero and that part is working great, however the specified 'if' value is being ...
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Splitting shapefile into separate shapefiles for each feature using QGIS/GDAL/SAGA?

I have a polyline shapefile with about 20 kinds of roads. I would like to know how can I create automatically a vector file for each one. I am aware of how to do it using ArcGIS for Desktop - see ...
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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.