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Generating world's 3D map with biomes and climates? [on hold]

I'm a worldbuilding hobbyst and theses days I was wondering if there's any software that could give me more information about my world. Basically I want to model my world and have a 3D view with ...
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Open source library to display offline shapefiles in Android?

I am involved in developing a Android application that needs to be able to make use of Esri Shapefiles. Hardware used will be 7" Android rugged tablets running Android 4.2 or later. It is an offline ...
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Simple software for mapping residential address in Singapore

I am new to GIS and I recently have a project where we will like to map clinic addresses vs patients' address, to show the distance between these locations. In addition, at each clinic address, a ...
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How to store binary data referenced by 3D coordinates (xyz)?

I would like to store huge amounts of voxels (3D cubes with color and some other values) in a gis database. Does someone can recommend a database (indexing) system, where I can store binary data (a ...
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What softwares to make maps of linguistic,ethnic distribution, and also territorial division

What softwares can I use to make maps of: ethnic distribution, very detailed map like this one: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Austria_Hungary_ethnic.svg Linguistic distribution (I cannot paste ...
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Comparing ArcGIS GWR and GWR4 results?

I am having trouble calibrating these to obtain the same answer. I would like to use a Gaussian distribution. What would I have to select to get identical results? I know that GWR4 uses centroids for ...
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Creating map using ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS for Desktop? [closed]

With what kind of tool/programm would you create such a map: important criteria: label and points need to be connected with a line labels should have a bold headline background color of labels ...
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Length of a long distance GPS track

I have a list of GPS points logged by a vehicle and I'd like to find out the length of the logged route. The problem is that the vehicle logs only every 10 minutes, so I don't have too many points to ...
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What program can I use to highlight and calculate multiple areas on a satellite image?

I would like to calculate the area of all the parking spaces in my city (North Miami Beach). I would highlight the parking in two layers, commercial and residential, and then export it to Excel and ...
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How to do Aerial Triangulation from raw aerials?

I have received 1390 raw aerial images. For the purpose of understanding I have imported 4 images and here you will see that roads are not lining up. When I spoke to the creator of these aerials, he ...
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Open source software for 3 D vector editing on top of stereo images

I am looking for an open source software that could be used to digitize 3D vector objects from a stereo pair of remotely sensed images. Photogrammetry softwares are too expensive for my use (giving an ...
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About Spatial ETL and how much is it used in the GIS industry

Because I've been noticing that some internships are requesting some know-how of this tool. I would like to ask how is it used in the industry? What do you use it for at your job? Where could you ...
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Want cell linear regression values for a netCDF or multi-band raster

I have climate raster type netCDF data. I want the slope and other regression statistics of temperature for each cell over time. I have read that GEOV IDL can do a temporal regression to achieve ...
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Exporting to KML with open source tools

Any open source recommendations for exporting from a spatial database (in this case SQLServer, but doesn't have to be) to KML? Currently, I need to setup an automated unattended export of a dataset ...
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How to convert dc to shp with free software?

Someone can tell me how to convert data from a .dc file (DesignCAD file) to a shp file or postgresql with free softwares? I can do that easily with all versions of dxf or dwg files but not with dc.
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How to obtain the optimal parameters in LSMS Segmentation Monteverdi2?

I'm using the LSMS segmentation in Monteverdi 2.0.8, but my final segmentation (vectorization) is not satisfactory (some areas are supersegmented and others undersegmented). I 'm using a 1500x1500 ...
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Offline viewer for geographic data, on Windows, with local address search

I am looking for a simple GIS viewer for a Windows laptop, where it will be possible to search addresses from a local layer without a internet connection. If you have any recommendations - preferably ...
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Overlay sales data on maps

We have a project to build a sales reporting tool that will show sales and other data from various field outlets on a map. The idea is to give our decision makers a geospatial zoom-in of our ...
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Using .NET Runtime SDK or .NET ArcObjects?

I want to build a desktop GIS application with following features in it: It can be able to read all the attributes of any digitized map It can be able to draw polygon or line With the help of that ...
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Converting .ecw to .jp2

Is there any easy to use software for converting .ecw/.eww files to .jp2/.jpw files without loosing the georeferencing? I don't want to use proprietary file formats with QGIS. EDIT: I've deleted the ...
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Open-source tools for run-off depth calculation

I am working on modeling surface run-off (in ArcGIS 10.2) due to a rain event (e.g., 5 year rain for a duration of 30 mins.) over an approx. area of 30 km2 for which I have a DEM and necessary soil as ...
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Converting CAD to map tiles

My team is working on an application that has a map feature, and we want to extend this feature greatly. Among other things, we want the user to be able to load a CAD drawing, and place it on the map. ...
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GIS, CAD and MAP in WPF application

I am searching for a gis/map engine SDK for WPF, that supports loading and editing CAD drawings onto a map (edit = switch layers on/off), with an option to use only local/network resources. Our users ...
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Analyzing long lat location data to find locations in proximity

I am looking for a tool to analyze location data (long lat values from vehicle GPS available). The goal is to identify locations which are in close proximity (within a circle of 30-60ft) and then ...
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Tools for map animations

I am preparing some visualizations of data (mainly animated choropleths), and I am looking for suitable tools. Ideally, I am looking for something similar to this kind of animated infographics. So, I ...
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Library to render 3D DEM?

I am implementing a C++ application to generate DEMs from LAS files, and I want to show a 3D visualization of the DEM (show the terrain model, height differences using colors, contour curves...) Is ...
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quantitative feature extraction from remote sensing imagery

I'm looking for a software to extract quantitative data from satellite images. I need for example the length, width and orientation of a particular feature (mountain ridges, drainage networks, roads, ...
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Best Map API for route polygon calculations

We are building a web app. I need to obtain the area reachable from specific points by driving or by walking in order to obtain the polygon (eg., 5 minutes walking polygon from a specific point), so ...
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Building simple offline map application using Python? [duplicate]

I need to build a simple offline map application using python, which will need some plotting and overlays, using some form of a satellite imagery. I need some help getting off the ground. what ...
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Recommendations for route optimization algorithms to handle more variables than just distance

I'm researching route optimization algorithms for my graduate supervisor. He'd like an algorithm to optimize routes for the local library's "library-mobile" that will travel to various neighborhoods. ...
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recommendation of map viewer

I am looking for software to present GIS files (OSM preferred) with these features: work offline (means I can download a map and present it online in the software). compatible with Windows 7, 32 ...
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Install gdal executables

Trying to search for gdal executable versions anywhere like the version from Unofficial Windows Binaries for Python Extension Packages before it was change to wheel but no luck(e.g. ...
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Data Collection Solutions

I am seeking a new data collection software for a team of biologists who track migrating animals from planes through aerial telemetry. I currently use Delorme TOPO USA but when collecting point data ...
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Customize rules in Random Forest for tree species classification

Is it possible to customize the rules in Random Forest algorithm for tree species classification? all the integration or customization of rules in random forest algorithm is done in medical field, ...
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Viewing, classifying, and processing LAS data using free open source software? [duplicate]

Is there a pipeline for viewing, classifying, and processing LAS data using free open source software?
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Alternative to Google Earth to edit and organize KML files

I like the way Google Earth displays KML as a "scene graph", that is, a tree structure in the left panel. This allows you to rearrange features in folders, change layer order, etc. via drag-and-drop. ...
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Automated Forest Change Detection

Using two different time of images in the same places. Can i develop an automated change detection for forest area? What / which are the suitable software to used?
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Advice on Map Maker Pro versus QGIS [closed]

I am an ecologist in the process of trying to decide whether to purchase Map Maker Pro or utilize the free open-source QGIS platform. Most of our needs are associated with basic map making. I am a ...
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Connect Android Mobile Application to Map Server [closed]

I'm new to GIS and need some help choosing the right software for my problem. I'm trying to develop an Android mobile application which helps differently abled people navigate around. We achieve this ...
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What free software can be used for print-quality map production? [closed]

I am creating art prints using spatial data. I use ESRI software every day for my regular job, therefore I am proficient in GIS. However, I can't afford ESRI software for my art projects at home. ...
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What are alternatives for SLD editor?

I am working with Geoserver and Geoexplorer and try to create my own sld to style those maps. I was download osmdata and add layers to map. I was try to use Qgis and Udig for styling data,but the ...
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How to make a panoramic view?

I would like to create panoramic images such as the ones in the attatchment. My current software pallate is ESRI Advanced, SAFE FME,Adobe Illustrator and of course anything opensource. I could ...
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Free GIS software for mapping drain lines on a golf course

I work on a golf course that is built on old farm land. We have old clay drains from the turn of the 20th century and lots of additional drains that have been added in the meantime years. No maps ...
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Simple app for generating polygons - offline solution [duplicate]

As the title says, but capable of importing raster, and exporting the vector to a compatible format to QGIS. The vector-layer needs attribtutes as well and has to be GPS-orientated. IOS or Android. ...
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Best software for a least cost path analysis [closed]

Background: running a least cost path analysis across mountains in middle east for archaeology project. Ideally, pick several points across an arbitrary interval distance (e.g. 1 km apart) and same ...
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Supporting NON GIS capable people to draw/make maps?

As GIS/cartography capable people... what do you advise when faced with "can you show me how to make a simple map?" questions from non-GIS capable people? Some answers I can think of (depending on the ...
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Software for amateur topographic surveys

I'm interested in doing rough topographic surveys using my tripod-mounted Brunton transit compass for azimuth readings and laser rangefinder (and maybe an optical level), so obviously going to be much ...
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What woud be a good alternative toManifold for me? [duplicate]

I am looking for a GIS alternative to Mainfold, for a PC using Windows where I can create polygons,lines,circles on-the-fly without having the fields and data beforehand. It was a breeze to do this in ...
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Which software for mapping connection intensity between locations

The idea is to map the connection intensity (number of rides) between different locations, and groups of locations, in a bike sharing scheme. I wondered if someone could give me high level advice ...
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GIS Web Server for integrating GIS, BIM and video camera data [closed]

I am working on a data integration of IBM and GIS data, I would like to add video camera information and many other sensor network data on that. I am wondering do you have any suggestion of any ...