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Creating groups containing slopes of a specific range

I have a basic knowledge of QGIS and can do everything I need to do to achieve my requirements except the following. I'm trying to graphically show areas of land that contain a set of specific slope ...
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Slope Length in SAGA [on hold]

I'm using SAGA GIS software to compute slope length of SRTM DEM. whenever I try to execute the tool, I receive an error: could not initialize data objects How can I resolve this?
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How to compute average slope and area-weighted average slope?

I am learning GIS for use in hydrologic analysis. Related to computation of overland flow there are two types of slope that I would like to be able to obtain from GIS. The first is average slope for ...
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Calculating slope length using LS-tool

Does anyone know how to get LS-tool mentioned in Zhang et al 2013. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/256938578_Extension_of_a_GIS_procedure_for_calculating_the_RUSLE_equation_LS_factor I tried ...
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How to display the slopes that only facing west using ArcGIS for Desktop?

Here is what I am struggling with ... In ArcGIS for Desktop I have to Derive and symbolise areas considered susceptible to avalanche risk based on the following simple rules: areas with a slope ...
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Calculating slope in percentage with QGIS

I'm working with QGIS, v. 2.0.1. I have several soil types. They are (amongst others) described with slope indications. I already calculated the slope from the DTM in degrees, but as description of ...
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How can I statistically compare the surface slope of 2 different areas?

I could use the statistical tests like t-test and ANOVA, however I am afraid those test will easily show significant differences if I use the slope values of all cells from each area.
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How to create the attribute table for a raster that was produced by the Slope Tool (ArcGIS10)?

I use the Slope Tool (Spatial Analyst Tool – Surface) of ArcGIS10 by ASTER GDEM (that was exported to UTM projection). The program produce new raster (with slope value), but the resulting raster ...
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How to assign a value for Slope of Different percent?

I have slope percent varying form 0 to 25 percent. Now I want to give a value for each slope percent. For example, if my slope percent is 2 % , I want to assign a value of 10. As a matter of fact, ...
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Slope analysis of DEM in QGIS?

I have very strange problem with the raster analysis. I have a DEM as a Geo tiff and I do a slope analysis in QGIS. I've done this many times and everything was ok but this time I received reversed ...
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python 2 polygon intersection

I have slope values derived from a DEM which I reclassified into NoDATA and vaules which I need. Then I made a polygon from this raster. I need to do intersection or something like that with the ...
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Select points situated on zero degree slope

I need to choose points from SHP file, which are positioned on raster cells with 0 degree slope. Creating a slope raster from DME is not a problem, but I don’t know how to write a script that chooses ...
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QGIS raster calculator - crash minidump

I'm new to QGIS and using version 2.10.1-Pisa. I have two raster layers created from ASTER DEM data. I have one for slope and want to create a binary layer where only pixels between 8 and 60 degrees ...
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Improve Slope Raster Precision?

Im working with ArcGIS and i have a raster layer created with just four points in XYZ, the plane that forms between these four points has a slope of 10 percent. When using the tool SLOPE (3D Analyst> ...
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Calculating slope cell-by-cell in ArcPy?

I am relatively new to the ArcGIS-Python environment and want to calculate elevation raster slope. But it says "ValueError: setting an array element with a sequence". Below code is what I have. ...
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QGIS slope percent calculation

I'm using QGIS and I'm trying to calculate slope < 20% from a file I have but when I use the raster calculation SLOPE < 20 the result is all black. What am I doing wrong? The data is already in ...
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How to calculate average slope in a grid?

This is actually a two part question: Which methods are there to calculate average slope by unit (say km²) for a given area? Are there any special requirements on the data - like additional ...
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Slope (Spatial Analyst) output shapefile having weird values

I'm trying to calculate the slope for a raster layer using ArcMap 10.2 and the Slope (Spatial Analyst) function. The raster I'm using is an NED 10m mosaic DEM, and the mosaic's datum is in WGS 1984. I ...
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Predicting Potential Areas of Eagle Nests based on Slope and Elevation using Mean +- 1 Standard Deviation?

I am trying to predict Potential Areas of Eagle Nests based on Slope and Elevation using the Mean +- 1 Standard Deviation as the potential range that eagle nests could occur. I have data about known ...
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Directional slope calculation

I'm trying to generate rasters of slope and curvature of an elevation DTM. The particularity is that i need to be able to specify the direction (e.g 180, 270 degrees)in this calculation. I am using ...
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Calculating Topographic Wetness Index (choosing from different algorithms)

Topographic Wetness Index can be expressed as Ln(a/tanB) based on the idea of Beven and Kirkby (1979) where a is the spesific catchment area (a=A/L, catchment area (A)divided by contour ...
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How to make slope map from elevation map in Lat/Long?

I have an elevation raster map of the world, in Lat/Long. When I make a slope map, the results of the raster cells will be either 0, or values close to 90. The problem seems to be that the Slope ...
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Buffer analysis - use of surface area based on DEM

I have one problem and this is that I would like to create a buffer around point. This is simple with ArcMap using the buffer tool. But is it possible to create the buffer considering also the true ...
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Performing Theil-Sen regression on raster data by R software

I have seven NDVI raster layers (in ERDAS img format) of an area. Each NDVI layer is the peak growing time of that year. I want to do trend analysis of NDVI values change over the years pixel by ...
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Determine start/end points for line slope calculation [duplicate]

This is a follow up question based off of this question. I have a line feature class representing storm drains and a point feature class representing where storm drains are connected. The point ...
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QGIS: calculate slope of line-segments

Using QGIS, I'd like to achieve the same as in question calculate-slope-of-street-segments. I have a shapefile with lines (rivers) and a DEM. So I suppose the best way is somehow like this: 1 - ...
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Calculate slope of line based off of point layer

I have a line feature class that needs to have its slope included as a field. I have a point layer that contains points and their elevations for the start and end of the line segments. How can I ...
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Calculating slope for points with downhill slopes rendered as negatives in ArcGIS

I have a DEM and a series of points. I'd like to measure the change in slope along the series of points. Distinguishing between uphill and downhill slopes matter to me, and ArcGIS' slope function ...
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Problem with calculating slope in QGIS

Ive downloaded DEM form earthexplorer. But after calculating slope I only have blac img. with same value in min. and max. When calculating aspect or relief, DEM works correctly. Have you met with ...
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Error when slope creating using ASTER 30m DEM

I have tried to create a slope map using ASTER 30m DEM obtained from internet. But when I use it to create (using ArcGIS 10 & 3D Analyst) a slope raster, the output is only 0-89 range. My ...
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Mean watershed slope - are there better methods than taking the mean of the contained slopes?

I am wondering if there are better methods for determining the mean watershed slope, other than taking the mean of the slope values contained within the watershed? For example, could or should one ...
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Another Z-Factor Challenge

I've been working on a DEM, trying to calculate the slope. I have it in WGS_1984 and re-projected into NAD_1983_MTM_8, my preferred projection for this project. Every time I run the slope tool, ...
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Problem in running r.slope.aspect in GRASS

I am new to GRASS GIS, and have been trying to use the r.slope.aspect function to find out the slope, dx and dy rater map from an elevation map(512*512)[1]. But I am getting the following output: ...
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How to perform slope using PostGIS?

I want to perfom Slope using PostGIS. I used this query but i got a strange result unit : create table my_slope as SELECT ST_Slope(rast,1,'32BF','PERCENT',1, false) as slope FROM my_raster I wonder ...
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How to make a map showing the slopes of the terrain

I am not too familiar with techniques, and was looking for ways to make a slope map for a given area. It ended with finding this site and posting the question. We are in the process of zoning a new ...
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Hydrology tool dataset in ArcGIS 10.1 for calculating slope?

I am quite new to the hydrology toolset in ArcGIS and thought it may be useful for extracting slope data from a raster. I was wondering if anyone had experience trying to extract slope data upslope ...
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Why slope tiff image produced with QGIS does not show properly in paint?

So I have this slope tiff image that I created using a DEM reprojected in meters. When I view it in QGIS, it shows fine. If I try to edit the picture in paint or Gimp afterwards, I dont see the same ...
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Range of values in slope and aspect changes when I try to unproject my projected rasters

I use the SRTM DEM and I have used the "Project Rater" tool in ArcGIS10.2 in order to project it from GCS_WGS_84 to a certain UTM zone in WGS84. With my projected elevation raster, I have calculated ...
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How to use SRTM Global DEM for Aspect calculation?

I need to derive a raster representing aspect for North America (from STRM data, originally in geographic lat/long). In most projections, true north is only map north along eg the central meridian so ...
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Error while creating a slope [duplicate]

I have a elevation raster (1 arc second) downloaded from USGS site. Before adding it to ArcMap I changed the display units to meters.The projection system for this raster is GCS_1983. When I use the ...
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How to properly get the slope from an ASTER DEM in QGIS?

I have inserter a raster dem layer from ASTER satellite and I want to get a raster that has the slope of the area. I use terrain analysis > slope but the output is so wrong. Why is that? here is the ...
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Calculating a proper slopemap using GDAL

I have a DEM GeoTiff where I already calculated a hillshading and it looks perfect. Now I'd like to create a slopemap so that I can mark parts of a mountain that are very steep. The problem is that ...
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Toblers's Hiking Equation and Slope Dilemma

I'm trying to use Toblers's Hiking equation to determine economical backgrounds of some hillforts. The equation is anisotropic which means that the speed of movement that it calculates differs whether ...
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How do I make a constant slope elevation model in arcMap? [duplicate]

I am currently working with ArcMap to develop an elevation model of a quarry showing how the terrain at the quarry site would look post-closure. One of the requirements is that the slopes placed along ...
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How to calculate curvature for a 3 D polyline (Z) in arcgis 10 with 3D analyst?

I'd like to add curvature calculations to 3D polylines (with multiple vertices) that have elevation for each vertex. I know average slope can be calculated using the Add Z information tool.
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What is the “best” way to automate the GIS slope and aspect algorithm?

I am currently obtaining slope and aspect of roofs using ArcGIS as follows: Mosaic several Lidar .asc files to new raster Extract by mask using Mastermap building outlines to get hold of just the ...
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edit tif from dem by polygon selected in arcmap

i need to edit the tif of dem generated from agisoft photoscan using the arcmap to do a slope map from area. how to select the pixels and change their altimetry information mainly in trees locations ...
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Calculation of surface derivatives at the edge of the raster

I was wondering how does ArcMap10.2 calculate surface derivatives (slope, aspect) at the edge of the raster, since the Horn algorithm is used and uses the 8 neighboring pixels around each pixel. When ...
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SRTM DEM with 16 bit signed pixel type changes to 32 bit float when creating slope/aspect/curvature

I have mosaiced 8 SRTM DEM tiles in order to get one raster layer of elevation. When I use "Mosaic to New Raster" tool I set as a pixel type format "16 bit signed" because this is the format that SRTM ...
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Creating a new surface for a track layout with defined gradient of slope

I am trying to establish a way of creating a new raster surface for a new track layout. I have a section of track, and I have a DTM. I want to give my track section a height value and a width. However ...