A collection of image files each containing a section of a map, or remote sensing scene.

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What are the Differences Between TMS, XYZ & WMTS?

There are currently three different ways of Serving out Tiles: TMS WMTS XYZ I do know that XYZ is now the most popular one, and is used by services like Google, Mapbox, OSM and many others. What ...
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Some characters in OpenStreetMap display as rectangles

I installed tileserver based on the instructions provided here for Ubuntu 14.04 using this approach . All fonts and Shapefiles were downloaded and installed from INSTALL.md. The tileserver works ...
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Cached vector tiles with dynamic attributes

I am looking to implement a web map of property boundaries and owner information. The parcel data (property boundaries) is updated infrequently, but the assessment data is updated weekly, as ...
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Data format for offline apps on iPad?

For an iPAD application (based on WhirlyGlobe) we've two modes: offline and online. It's a meteorological application so each day around 1600 layers (worldwide) per day are created on the servers. ...
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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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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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Is disabling CORS on map tiles service security risk?

I would like to know what security issues or security risk would prevent disabling Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) on map tiles service. Most of public tiles services, such OSM, Google, Bing or ...
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QGIS Qtiles from EPSG 3395

I am having issues while converting my layer from 4326 to 3395. My Qtiles does not make tiles. I have a source mapinfo in 4326 with long, lat pairs. My goal is to show this on a maps.yandex (3395 ...
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Fixing undesirable lines between tiles from SRTM contour line extraction?

I'm trying to make a South American topography map based on SRTM data on QGIS. The problem is a visual one. If the topography contours are extracted from individual SRTM tiles, it results a little ...
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How to split a raster into x tiles that overlapped by x km?

I have a raster that I split into three tiles by using the function Split raster in ArcMap as follows: How can I split my raster into three tiles that overlap by 2 km as follows : ?
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How to optimize color ramp for terrain

I'm working on a project to highlight LiDAR terrain on the web and part of the idea is to show the detail of the data at large scales. I've already read through the excellent Mapbox guide and I've got ...
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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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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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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 ...
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efficiently slicing tiles with gdal C API

Im working a project using the gdal C api(in a block of objective-c) to slice TMS style png tiles. The code currently works, but I'm running into some trouble optimizing to run fast enough for use on ...
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Map tiles and max/min latitude and longitude

I'm trying to build a map based on a center point lat/long, the map will always be a fixed size say 1024 by 1024. The user can chance the center point and zoom. If I populate the map with map tiles ...
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How can I modify the tiles size in Openscales or other ways to boost the application performance

I am developing an application in Flex that uses Openscales and GeoServer in order to provide a map in the background. It works but the perfs aren't really good; even if everything is on the same ...
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GeoServer + ImagePyramid: Request is empty where data exists

I have set up an image pyramid based on 5 levels of tiling. The data is served using the ImagePyramid plugin for GeoServer. When I do a layer preview the data is visualized just like I expect them to ...
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Tile mode in Map server

I am trying to overlay the layers that are rendered using map server over google maps.I am pretty much new to this whole thing. So I tried to go through this example here here ...
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Finding the Map-Tiles(z,x,y,tile_data) in a given Bounding box and zoom level

I have this information:For Ogun State Nigeria from http://www.maphill.com/nigeria/ogun/ South 6° 18' 6" N North 7° 59' 23" N West 2° 40' 6" E East 4° 34' 47" E I have map tiles @ different ...
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Why there is a shif in MODIS coordinate (compared with Landsat/google earth image) after mosaicing and subsetiing the study area?

I am facing some difficulties in processing MODIS data set. To have MODIS data over my study area, I need to mosaic two tiles of MODIS (h29 v12 and h30 v12). I have used the MRT tool by NASA (the ...
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Errors when trying to optimize OSM Tileserver

So I followed this guide to create my (very first) tile server. While the server works and we are able to serve tiles, when zooming in tiles take a long time (30s) to render. I'm attempting to ...
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mod-tile: How to set up two independent tileservers?

Reading mod-tile and rendered documentation, especially the commented lines in the renderd.conf file, it seems to be possible, with the same renderd and mod-tile, to define two different style sheets ...
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How to determine scene tile's x, y and z on tile server?

At the core, I would like to get part of scene from planet labs tile server (png image). In short, what is the math between (long, lat) coordinate in EPSG:4326 to tile (x, y, z) values? Planet Labs ...
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gdal_retile — force full tiles?

I have a set of large geotifs (DEM + orthoimagery) that I need to generate image pyramids from. So far gdal_retile from osgeo4w is working very well for my use case with one exception: I need all my ...
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Using Leaflet and Web Map Tile Service (WMTS)

I'm trying to use an API for rendering tiles with a Leaflet map. A link to the API looks like this and I think that the format is WMTS: ...
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tilemill resolution

I have created a map on tilemill and can export the tiles to mbtiles. However I need to determine the resolution for each zoom level. On a previous project that used different technology (tilecache) I ...
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Import Mapbox tiles to ArcMap 10.2.2

I would like to use a basemap from the Ancient World Mapping Centre, available as maptiles via Mapbox, as basemap in my ArcMap desktop version 10.2.2. I tried to import it as a new WMTS server with ...
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OpenStreetMap coloring the map tiles by state, zip code polygons from C# VS 2013 WPF desktop application

My question is likely to close on stackoverflow. My aim is to create a map from C# VS2013 WPF desktop application (not web application) with OpenStreetMap on win7. This a colored map with US states ...
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is it possible to combine multiple URLs for one ol.layer.tile in openLayers 3?

I have two Image services that I would like to combine into one layer; one has higher resolution imagery that draws only at a larger scale, and other has lower resolution imagery that draws at all ...
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Desaturate tile layer in OpenLayers 3

I have a OL3 map with one tile and one vector layer. Since the features on the vector layer don't stand out enough against the tile layer in the background, I want to desaturate the tile layer. I'm ...
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How to generate dynamic tiles

I was studying the Trulia crime map and found that they were generating dynamic tiles with color block based on crime count. I am a newbie to mapping world and found how to generate static tiles, ...
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QTiles Plugin maximum store support, intensive computing time?

We try to compute 187 000 tiles with QGIS plugin QTiles in zoom level 18 (around 3000 square kilometres). There are 25 layers in there (mainly polylines and polygones). It took much longer than usual ...
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ArcGIS for Server cached map service - jumbled tiles issue

Using ArcGIS for Desktop 10.3.1 and ArcGIS for Server 10.3.1, I am trying to create a cached map service. It includes a raster image (that i've added to a mosaic dataset) and a few vector layers. I ...
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Example for creating tiles from image for use in mapbox-(gl)-js

I'm facing weird random tile selection issues (like floating precision causes a wrong tile to load) when using some existing static tile data with mapbox-gl-js. I'm therefore searching for an ...
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Disk usage for Europe (OpenStreetMap)

I would like to know a disk space usage for Europe extract (Nominatim, tile server, both data structures and rendered tiles). I have currently map server with an european country extract and I tried ...
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Old imagery WMTS

I am looking for a web imagery tile service that provides old imagery, in the same vein as Google Earth's old imagery, but one that could be integrated into an OpenLayer or Leaflet map. Any idea ? ...
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QGIS Openlayers tool not showing tiles, but showing question mark

We have a proxy server which I've added to QGIS, but when I load openlayers, I get a grid with lots of questions marks, yet the watermark is supplied; any ideas? Fiddler doesn't show anything out of ...
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Issue with TileStream Tile URL

First of all I'm new to Tilestream, MBTiles and GIS. As a part of of learning purpose I set up Tilestream with the help of tilestream tutorial and copied two MBTiles file to the tiles folder I am ...
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How to generate map tiles including world files in QGIS?

Is there any way to export bitmap tiles including world files from a QGIS project? I've tried QTiles but it seems not to support world files.
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How to run Mapbox Vector Tile Mini Server?

I am trying to make an offline map for the vector tiles that I've exported from Mapbox Studio (mbtiles). I found this : https://github.com/BergWerkGIS/mini-server I have it downloaded on my ...
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Converting *.adf files to *.xyz for XPSWMM?

i am trying to convert adf files to xyz files in order to import them to XPSWMM. i also need the elevation values. however, when i use QGIS to translate the raster files (adf files) to xyz these ...
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How can I render heatmap contours from QGIS into tiles?

I have a heatmap and contours in QGIS, and I want to export these heatmaps as tiles. This works well with tiff, but I want to include contours into images, to make them look better. In QGIS, I can ...
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How do I fix my SLD tile heat map when it comes up as dots?

I am currently working on an SLD heat map on GeoServer that uses tiles.There is a point in each tile with the data. From far away, the heat map looks normal. But up close it just becomes little ...
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TileStache PNG Optimization

A Tilestache config file has a "png options" object that passes its config straight through to the Python Imaging Library (PIL). Setting optimize: true does some kind of optimization as the file is ...
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openlayer 3 support for wms 1.3.0 CRS:1

I am trying to get a TileWMS layer working with the CS as CRS:1 defined in WMS1.3.0. By defining the right projection stated in CRS:1, axisorientation as 'es', I could get it working for ImageWMS. ...
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Serving Dynamic Tiles

I want to display data (tiles and utfgrid info) inside MSSQL on top of google maps using Mapnik. I have looked into mapnik and setup a small prototype both with tilestache and also with node-mapnik ...
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How to convert map scale 1:10000 to nearest zoom level 16 scale 1:9028

I am making tile map service port for this map http://mapserver.geology.sk/sbd/. When you max zoom this map, you will get scale 1:10000. Tile size is 256px. You can check it here ...
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ArcGIS Split Raster tool results in black rasters

I have a rather large raster that I am trying to split into small tiles in PNG format to upload to Autodesk Infrastructure. I came across the Split Raster tool and thought it would do exactly what I ...
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How does GeoServer render a Super or MegaTile

I'm working on chopping up a big mega map tile into smaller tiles at various zoom level. I'm surrounded with a problem first up in terms of how to get my big mega map tile with all the legends (with ...