A Spatial Reference System Identifier (SRID) is a unique value used to unambiguously identify projected, unprojected, and local spatial coordinate system definitions

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Best SRID for worldwide data in Microsoft Sql Server geometry field?

I'm using Microsoft Sql Server 2012 to store geographical data related to hydrometeorological stations which are scattered around the globe (point layers and multipolygon layers). My data is in WGS84 ...
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Geocoding and SRID - can't get desired SRID

I want to geocode a set of addresses with GoogleMaps, store the results in a different SRID in a PostGIS table and then project it in QGIS over a layer with the identical SRID. So far, it has been a ...
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Is re-projection needed from SRID 4326 (WGS 84) to 4269 (NAD 83)SRID

I have US census data against state boundaries stored as SRID 4269, in an MSSQL DB. The input data used for calculations against that dataset is stored as SRID 4326. As far as I can infer from the ...
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Filtering out of bounds' coordinates

I have a set of coordinates, that I receive from GPS. I store them in database, its geometry is 4326. I am using the next query to calculate the travelled distance: ...
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ESRI/SRID mismatch: How to correct?

I'm currently working with PostgreSQL and CartoDB to display X and Y coordinates converted to a geom. My shp files have been created and are displayed through CartBD. When I try and run a map view, ...
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What is the SRID for EPSG 102743?

I am trying to create a table in PostGIS for some LiDAR data and I need to set the the_geom column to my data's SRID. My data is in EPSG 102743, but when I try to use 102743 as my SRID as the_geom I ...
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SRID of geoemtry exported in PostgreSQL with ogr2ogr

I use ogr2ogr to export geometric data from EDIGEO files to some PostgreSQL table in append mode, but the output geometry SRID is always set to zero. Can I do something to specify the output geometry ...
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Which SRIDs to use for what tasks?

I try to understand the idea behind the different Spatial Reference Identifiers. I understand that the different SRIDs identify different projection views on the earth and that they are important for ...
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proj4text column blank for SRID 97688 - causing errors

So apparently a blank proj4text field causes errors when adding a record. When you enter something close to correct into proj4text, the records get inserted without error. So what is the correct value ...
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UpdateGeometrySRID and low disk space

I have imported a 508GB DB with unknown SRID with ogr2ogr, hence my geometry SRID is 900914. Now I'd like to run SELECT UpdateGeometrySRID('contours','wkb_geometry',3857); However, I'm running ...
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change SRID of shapefile and QGIS

It is possible to change the SRID from a shapefile to another SRID in QGIS ? I have a shapefile in 2100 srid and i want to change it in 4326 SRID.
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SRID awareness in Postgis functions

I have a column named position with geo data. Query: SELECT ST_SRID(position) FROM checkpoint LIMIT 1; returns 4326 If I try to simplify/compress points with SELECT ...
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Distance Matrix in QGIS, which SRID

I read several threads about it.. How to get $length in meters in QGIS? How to join attributes from nearest point in QGIS? QGIS, CRS's and metric measurements of distance matrix and nearest ...
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Adding additional geometry column in PostGIS

I'm importing many sets of geodata into PostGIS, and they have different SRID's. (Some have EPSG:3857, some EPSG:4326, some something else). I'd like to create an additional geometry column, eg. ...
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Updating SRID (Update_GeometrySRID) does not alter polygons (when it should)

I am trying to change the SRID of polygons layer, but I'm having trouble visualizing the result. I the SRID is misreported the shapefile I used to import into PostGIS. The metadata says the ...
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Postgis geometry column with different srid

I have a table that has geometry column named the_geom. I set SRID value to 29903. And I used Openlayers api to view data on map. I set map srid as 29903 and works well. But if I need to show my data ...
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How to get ST_MakeLine ready for QGIS?

CREATE VIEW new_line AS SELECT point1.gid, ST_MakeLine(point1.geom, point2.geom) FROM point1, point2 WHERE point1.gid = point2.gid; It's possible to load the layer but QGIS says 'There is no entry ...
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H2GIS and POSTGIS

i use PostGIS and H2GIS and i have tested ST_Transform function on both systems: SELECT ST_AsText( ST_Transform( ST_GeomFromText('POINT('||to_char(5873455.6,'9999999.99')||' ...
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Transforming takes long time with st_transform

I have two shape files contains considerably large data. I exported them to my geodatabase(using arccatolog), which takes 2 days. The problem is their srid must be changed. So i tried creating new ...
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SRID, Shape2SQL and SQL Server 2008r2 query

I'm using Shape2SQL to load the Ordinance Survey's Meridian 2 map into SQL Server 2008r2 (which is working very smoothly and painlessly). According to this page ...
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Why is there an upper limit to the SRID value in the spatial_ref_sys table in PostGIS 2.1?

I was trying to insert a reference system in PostGIS from http://spatialreference.org/, and got a constraint violation for spatial_ref_sys_srid_check. I checked that constraint and found that, when ...
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Creating geodjango model with geometry field that can accept different projections

I am working on web application with GeoDjango and within the model (db table) RoadAxis I have geometry field or more precisely LineStringField where I need to store different polylines (road axis) ...
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set Default projection in postgis table

I've set the SRID 4326 for a table having geometry column, but when i insert a geometry without SRID, i get an error because no SRID specified is interpreted as -1 or 0, so how i can set a default ...
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SRID is messed up when google-maps layer is added

I've some problems with using a PostGIS layer within QGIS. First of all, I had this same problem on both QGIS 2.4.0 and 2.6.1 I cannot display the Google Maps layer AND my PostGIS layer together. ...
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Calculating Distances Between Geometry Columns of Differing SRIDs

I am attempting a relatively simple task but have been running into trouble. I have two tables, one which has lat and lon points which were geocoded using google (SRID 3857) and another table which ...
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Different SRID problem

Hi here is my problem, I have two geodatabases and i import a number(large) of tables from one to another by using arccatolog(ArcGIS 10.2). However the tables and indexes created on them are imported ...
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Baidu Maps SRID?

I am making an App which will make use of Baidu maps for geofencing and other features (as the app will be released in mainland China) I am using GeoDjango, with Postgresql / PostGIS / Proj4 etc.. ...
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Auto-reprojecting (st_transform) SRIDs in Postgis

I have a postgis table that is edited from different sources. The points added from Source 1 are in SRID 23030. The points added from Soruce 2 are in SRID 4230. I want all the points in the table ...
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How to work with SRID using PostGIS [duplicate]

I am using PostGIS with OSM Data from Geofabrik that covers the complete area of Austria. I am used to work with calissical longitude and latitude. If you enter Vienna, Austria in ...
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geodjango difficulties with srid

I'm trying to make geodjango app. I'm using SQLite and SpatialLite. I want to add shops, and be able to sort them from closest to furthest from my location. When in my model I have: location = ...
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How to choose a SRID and what is its meaning? [duplicate]

I'm new to GIS, in PostGIS, and I'm struggling with the SRID concept. How do you choose a SRID for a database column? This is making me crazy. Why do I need to choose a SRID? What's its meaning? ...
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Where to find the units for a specific spatial reference system?

I want to use the st_within function to find geometries within a specifi distance. My geometries are both in the same SRID stored in a postgis db. From what I read here: ...
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why the graphics layer coming from the Geoprocessing service in WGS_84, is projected correctly on a Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere Basemap

I have made a Geoprocessing service, which results (features) are in wgs_84 (4326). My map's spatial reference is wgs_84 Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere 102100 (projected system) Considering that the ...
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PostGis: Geometry from UTM text

I have plain data in a postgresql table which looks like this: ╔════╦═══════╦═════════════╦══════════════╦══════════╦═════════════════╗ ║ id ║ index ║ easting ║ northing ║ utm_zone ║ ...
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What does the srid code mean in an sde.st_geometry?

In case of an sql insert query like : INSERT INTO OUTBREAKS (OID, address, city_code, loc) VALUES (1, '1420 kirchestrasse', 43, sde.st_geometry (0.00003, 0.00051, null, null, 4326) ...
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geometries with different SRIDs errors (even after setting SRID)

I've looked at existing questions about this (including this one) and followed the advice that was shared there. I'm still seeing this when I run some queries: RuntimeError: Postgis Plugin: PSQL ...
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How do I get the closest point on a road to a point when I have imported OSM data using osm2pgsql?

I have been trying to use OSM data to find the closest point to a road for a given point. I imported the OSM data into postgis using osm2pgsql, and I am getting results back, but they are at the ...
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Ensuring SRID on geometry column in PostGIS

I am using a table that has a geometry type column called "wkt". Its definition in the table looks like this: create table sometable ( ... wkt geometry not null, ... ); I want to change it ...
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Why does my query not run since SRID are the same?

I am running this query: SELECT source,ST_AsText(ST_ClosestPoint(roads.geom,ST_GeomFromText('POINT(22.256 39.569)'))) FROM roads ORDER BY ST_Distance(roads.geom,ST_GeomFromText('POINT(22.256 ...
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Equal Area SRID for Finland?

Does anyone know the SRID for an equal area projection that is suitable for Finland?
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Is there a command line tool for converting projection in .prj and GeoTiff to EPSG codes?

Is there a command line tool to convert a shapefile projection in the .prj file into corresponding EPSG code? I know that there is website http://prj2epsg.org/search for doing this online, but I ...
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Adding data from PostgreSQL to Query Layer of ArcGIS for Desktop warns that given coordinate references are incompatible?

When adding data from PostgreSQL in a Query Layer I get the warning "The given coordinate references are incompatible" I have added many other layers with the same properties no problems, but I have ...
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Find correct SRID

I'm learning PostGIS raster, and importing GeoTiff with raster2pgsql. This command line tool states: -s <srid> Set the raster's SRID. Defaults to 0. If SRID not provided or is 0, ...
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Node.js transformation from NAD83 to WGS84

I've used the excellent npm shapefile library to import Canadian electoral districts into MongoDB. Here's a sample file: http://ftp2.cits.rncan.gc.ca/pub/geott/electoral/2011/fed308.2011.zip Is ...
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Adding SRID 3857 to spatial_ref_sys

My application is throwing the following error: DatabaseError: GetProj4StringSPI: Cannot find SRID (3857) in spatial_ref_sys I'm guessing (as stated above) that I need to add the SRID 3857 to the ...
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Determining a meter-based SRID

I have a set of shapefiles (Kabul, Afghanistan) that are currently in the WGS84 geographic coordinate system (GEOGCS), which I believe has a SRID of 4326. In ArcMap, this coordinate system is decimal ...
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Problem with Geometry SRID in PostGIS

I ceated my table (borne) in PostGIS id_borne serial NOT NULL, num_borne character varying, shape_borne geometry I successfully changed the SRID of my table using select ...
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Should I use a projection or not, and if so what SRID would be useful?

First off, I realize that this is perhaps not the most stackexchange-esque question. I am however having trouble finding a good source of information for this. So if there is a better place for me to ...
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Nokia HERE maps SRID

I'm just beginning with GeoDjango and just came across with term SRID. What I've understood so far is that I'd need to know a little something about the map projection to for example calculate ...
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Storing SRID:4326 data as Geometry or Geography?

I used OGR2OGR to import SRID 4326 point data into MSSQL Server. Didn't realize that it defaults to creating a geometry column instead of detecting the data as 4326 and creating a geography column. ...