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Is there demand for a service to publish web maps with lots of shapes? [closed]

Is anyone in the GIS community trying to publish choropleth web maps with a large (10s to 100s of thousands) number of polygons? and if so what's your current approach and what are the shortcomings of ...
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Is there a good free Flat style map tile available?

I'm building a website in the style of Flat Design, and hoping to find a map tile that complements the design and can be used with Leafletjs.
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Break Mosaic into Large Tiles

I have 607 aerial images of Massachusetts in .jp2 format. They are in a mosaic however I need to break down the 607 images into groupings of 16(4x4) spatially so that I can more easily process ...
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how to compute tile row from latitude in mercator projection

I work on google tile images. I want to compute a tile row from its latitude. How can I do that. I know that tile system cover all of the earth from -85 latitude to 85 latitude. 4 tiles exists at the ...
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how does arcgis server manage tile caches with an unlimited scale choice?

I am familiar with tile caching with geowebcache, but not with ArcGIS server. I imagine the basic concept is the same. First determine how many scales with be cached, set the image quality and format, ...
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Single tiled Mapserver WMS to avoid Labels and features cut along tile borders and repeated labels

I am using Mapserver-wms-openlayers for publishing maps. But there are some issues came across related to duplicate labeling for same feature in adjacent tiles, unwanted breaks in line features along ...
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How to download tiles to use offline [closed]

I need to download tiles of an entire country to use offline. I don't need a server o whatever, I just need to download tiles organised in folders (x y and z). Should I use mapnick? Im on OSX but I ...
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Adding custom map tile layer using QGIS?

I am trying to display the following background map in QGIS 2.0: http://server.arcgisonline.com/ArcGIS/rest/services/World_Topo_Map/MapServer/tile/${z}/${y}/${x}. In a custom web map client, this is ...
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OpenLayers 2.13 : How to display a local tiled raster?

I am trying to display (on OpenLayers 2.13) a local tiled raster I made with gdal2tiles.py. Unfortunately it's all blank or pink. Here is my layer definition: var tiles = new ...
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How can I load stricly tiles within the current viewport in Leaflet.js?

I have tiles that are not available for the whole map. How can I stop Leaflet.js/Mapbox.js from making requests to these tiles? There are dozens of 404's that I'd really like to get rid of. Thank ...
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What kind of improvement can be done for raster tiles for mobile usage

We generate raster map tiles and deploy them in the server, then we use javascript in the client to request the tiles and re-organize them to map.(like google map and Openstreetmap). However this is ...
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how to plot gps coordinates on my own raster map?

I have lat log values available in degree format, i donot know how to access raster maps using c#, and how to plot accurately. which libraries should i use and what are the controls avialable ,i am ...
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ArcGIS Server Tiles as Basemap in CartoDB

Has anyone successfully used their ArcGIS Server Tilecache as a CartoDB Basemap? I'm trying to hit mine directly using the XYZ Tile URL Template as follows: ...
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Rough edges on tiles in QGIS

I'm loading four .ASC files into QGIS, each containing topographical data about a tile of 10 x 10 km. On the map, this data is displayed as black/white and different shades of gray. My problem is that ...
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Generating a polygon tile index from multiple vector datasets

OK. well this is silly, in that there is no way it should be as difficult as it has been for me to find information regarding how to generate a polygon tile index from multiple vector (contour) tiles. ...
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How to call Geowebcache tile openlayers [closed]

Can anyone provide the solution, how to call GeoWebCache tiles in openlayers as i have 20GB of tiles created in gwc folder.
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GDAL tiling with a lot of MrSID files

I'm trying to generate tiles for a region with a surface of 85k km2. The data source are MrSID files (2734 files). I'm using gdal to achieve this task. It works fine with a small subset of MrSID, but ...
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How to draw bus routes on OpenStreetMap with mapnik

I have successfully set up Postgres with PostGIS and MapNik to serve map tiles. The database is populated with data from OpenStreetMap project. I can see that bus routes are in the data-set, but I ...
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offline map tiles in standalone desktop app

Which mapping API can be used (either in a C# desktop app or as a standalone mapping app) that accesses an offline tile collection and requires only a minimal amount of additional servers / other ...
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Map tiles rendering from local map server to disk

I am looking for a solution for following use-case: I need to run a local map server using OpenStreetMap (OSM) data Map server needs to be able to render a set of map tiles to local directory on ...
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Serving multiple styles from tile server

I installed an OSM Mapnik tile server (according to the switch2osm documentation). Now, i'd like to serve tiles in different styles from the same server. Is this somehow possible?
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Custom tiles in local CRS

I want to achieve the following: Create an OpenLayers map, that runs totally in a local CRS. The basic layer would be a raster tile layer. The tiles will be generated by us once for each project ...
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Generate tiles using GPU

I was wondering if anyone has tried already to utilise the GPU in tile generation? I have a quite big dataset so tile generation takes a while (especially on high zoom levels) even on a quite high ...
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OpenLayers: Strange Tiling Issue (Checkered, white and grey) when panning around map

So this strange tiling issue is only occuring when moving around the map. Some things to note: 1) You can see the markers, airplane icon, and flight paths. These are all overlays, where the actual ...
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Openlayers tiles source with poor resolution, how zoom out?

I am using Openlayers to display a map from Vienna Open Data (Capabilities) in an app for mobiles, which have higher DPI screens. The resolution of the tiles is not so good (I suppose because they ...
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Building java based desktop map application using embedded database such as spatialite

I am relatively very new to building GIS based applications and have a very limited understanding in this area. So I need some help in building a java based desktop application which would generate ...
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gdal2tiles doesn't use resampling method correct?

I'm using gdal2tiles to create tiles from MODIS satellite imagery (250 m resolution) and I have noticed that I get the same bad result if I use -r near or -r bilinear (or lanczos for that matter). See ...
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Is there a software package that allows users to create map tiles?

We would like to create map tiles to be used via mobile device in the field in an offline environment. The imagery will come from our personal collection of aerial images taken via UAV.
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The fastest way of generating tiles from raster?

I have some MODIS imagery 250m resolution covering a large area which I generate tiles from using Mapnik and generate_tiles.py script. I need to run this script every day with new satellite images, ...
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load custom tile over google map (on location) in android

Is there a way to load a custom map of a country over the existing country in google maps? I'm able to load my custom tiles with tileOverlay but they show in the upper-left corner of the google map ...
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GDAL and Python: How to “pad the extent” or otherwise handle band.ReadRaster() for area falling slightly outside the image bounds?

In a nutshell, I'm trying to create a bare-metal tiling utility using GDAL and Python. As you can see in the graphic below, which shows the perimeter of a raster and the OSM-structured tile index, ...
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Access Stamen tiles flavors with OpenLayers

i'm using OpenLayers (v2.13.1) and would like to use Stamen Toner tiles as background. The example is simple to understand : http://maps.stamen.com/test/openlayers.html But i'd like to use the ...
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Automatically download and merge webmap tiles into one big image?

Is there an easy way to download a bunch of web map tiles (in /z/x/y.png format) and stitch them together into a single large image? I could probably script this using ImageMagick, but would prefer ...
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gdal2tiles.py generating black tiles from .img file

I have a source HFA Erdas Imagine (.img) file which I'm trying to convert into tiles using gdal2tiles.py. I'm running: gdal2tiles.py -w google -g GOOGLEKEY input_file.img The HTML is generated ...
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ArcGIS Server: Limit creation of cache tiles to certain areas by providing a feature class

I am publishing a map service to ArcGIS Server 10.0. I cannot succeed to limit the creation of tiles to certain areas only, instead of creating them for the entire map. According to this help document ...
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Buffering a Raster with GDAL and Numpy

I am using GDAL to convert a raster dataset into a numpy.array and then using numpy to buffer the data in the raster. For example, I need to know all the regions within 100ft of a school point ...
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download ESRI World Imagery basemap for offline use?

So our search and rescue team would like to be able to view ESRI's World Imagery basemap through the free tool (ArcGIS Explorer). Thing is, we will be offline when we are in the field. So - is there ...
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Manually building a tile server

I use this instruction http://switch2osm.org/serving-tiles/manually-building-a-tile-server-12-04/ I have the problem on the step "Starting your tileserver" sudo mkdir /var/run/renderd sudo chown ...
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Stitch mapbox tiles

I have customized mapbox tiles and i need to print it on A2 size paper on high zoom level at around scale of 500 to 1000. I am thinking of stitching the adjacent tiles together to form a single big ...
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Tile server with dynamic mapnik rendering, caching, and pre-emptive rendering

I've been making some pretty (but computationally expensive) tiles with TileMill and I'd like to serve them up. First, I served them straight from TileMill. Every tile gets rendered dynamically, ...
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How to generate JPEG tiles using gdal2tiles.py

I am using gdal2tiles.py to generate tiles and packing it into MBTiles using mb-util. gdal2tiles by default generates PNG tiles. When I convert PNG tiles to JPEG large black area around tiles are left ...
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Mosaic Imagery to Tile Grid

I am hoping to come up with a script that would allow me to mosaic imagery into a polygon tile grid. My hopes is to do this with gdal or QGIS. I am wondering if anyone knows of an existing script, ...
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Can GeoWebCache serve tiles from blobstore?

Currently I use MapProxy to serve custom sqlite tile stores with a certain schema. I would like to enable GeoWebCache to do the same, but I don't know if GWC work the same way that mapproxy does. ...
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Modify Map Service Symbology via Esri JavaScript API

I have a JavaScript application built on the Esri JavaScript API that is consuming a feature service and a tiled map service from ArcGIS Online. I developed a widget that allows the user to change ...
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Splitting a bounding box into n amount of bounding boxes

Firstly, I've never worked in the GIS area before nor do I have much knowledge of the mathematics behind some of the stuff I am trying to implement. Perhaps i'm getting in over my head. My Situation ...
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Using the GeoWebCache expireCacheList parameter

I've just started looking at the cache expiration parameters for GeoWebCache and came across something that really confused me. In the documentation it says in its explanation for the <minZoom> ...
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gdal2tiles.py problem - creating mini tiles

I have a similar problem to the issue posted here (gdal2tiles problem). I have 80 GeoTIFFs (4000x4000) with EPSG:27700 projection embedded and TFW and PRJ files. These I have built into a virtual ...
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Gdal image georeferencing and gdal2tiles image flip question [duplicate]

I'm georeferencing an image using gdal and the following command: gdal_translate -of Gtiff -co tfw=yes -a_ullr 0.016264915466308594 51.505109712517786 -0.0024890899658203125 51.492018739579336 -a_srs ...
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Protect our WMS map tiles to only accessible from our site [duplicate]

We are using geoserver (2.3) to serve WMS map tiles generated from mapping data we licenced. We use leaflet on the client side to show the map (part of a ruby on rails site running on heroku). Because ...
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How can I figure out whether a sphere is intersecting the Earth between a given lon/lat range?

Given a lon/lat range that represents a tile on the Earth's surface, I need a computationally efficient way to figure out if a spherical volume defined by a point (assume ECEF coordinates) and a ...