The process of converting the coordinates of a map or an image from one system to another, typically by shifting, rotating, scaling, skewing, or projecting them.

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Error distance for coordinate transformation (to WGS84)

I have a dataset with mostly EPSG:31255 and wanted to convert it to WGS84. I now had to realize that the results are up to 100m off when I plot them on a map or just enter the resulting lat lon in ...
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Error in using gdal java binding

I am using the java binding of gdal to project a set of coordinate points from UTM to lat/log using the CoordinateTransformation Class of gdal. I have written the code as follows: ...
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Unable to transform from EPSG:3857 to UTM in Geotools

I'm using Geotools to perform some transformations between coordinate reference systems. I created a proof of concept taking data from Google Earth, which uses ESPG:4326, and converting it to UTM. ...
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SharpMap Coordinate transformation Problem

Hey guys i want to transform my layers from SRID 31463 (Gauß Krüger) to Webmercator. Since SharpMap does only know webmercator and WGS84 i tried to create the Coordinate System 31463 by WKT and ...
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Arcobjects Assign projection transformation to layer file in VB.net

I want to be able to transform a layer from WGS1984 to OSGB1936. I created a tool that extracts layers from several folders on our company network folders, using check boxes that user clicks. One of ...
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Rotate Feature or Geometry Open Layers 3

I would like to programmatically rotate a feature (or its associated geometry) in OpenLayers3. I know I can rotate the view, but I'd like to apply the rotation to the feature/geometry only.
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Converting Grid to Geographic?

My project specifications are as below: utilise geodetic and shift parameters between WGS84 and specified datum (ED50), local projection (UTM 31N, CM 3 East) and transformation (EPSG1613) for all ...
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Problem with Converting XY Coordinates to LatLon

Here is the function that I use to convert from pixel x,y to lat,lon coordinate: public static Coordinate imageToWorld(Dataset gds, int x, int y) { double[] adfGeoTransform = new ...
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GeoServer SLD Filter rule before PointStacker transformation

I'm trying to apply a filter rule in an SLD, before applying the GeoServer PointStacker transformation (which groups points that are too close to distinguish their icons). This transformation is ...
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Overlaying WMS in custom coordinate system with other layers in openlayers 3

I have a raster in a custom coordinate system (I added the coordinate system definition to the geoserver EPSG file so that I could choose it as the native projection. Now I would like to add it to a ...
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Transforming zonal and meridional velocity from regular lat lon to rotated lat lon?

Like in Transforming regular lat/lon to rotated lat/lon? that was asked before, I am working with climate data and I need to transform zonal and meridional velocities (u and v) from regular lat lon ...
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White gaps when transformation world map raster from EPSG 4326 to EPSG 102019 in QGIS? [duplicate]

I am new user, why is white gap occur when transforming the world map (raster from natural earth) EPSG 4326 to EPSG 102019?
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How to convert data in NAD83 (NSRS 2007) to NAD83 (CORS 96)?

I'm quite a ways outside my box on this one, but I would ceratinly appreciate any perspectives on this issue. I have some control points from NGS that are in NAD83 (NSRS 2007) that I would like to ...
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Georeferencing points to an aerial image

I have a file containing a large number of points that were digitized from scanned plans in CAD. The points represent pit lids at an industrial facility. When the point file is laid over the aerial ...
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Visio to CAD to GIS, How to geo-reference? [closed]

I have CAD file converted from a MS Visio diagram, representing power line cables. Data source has no spatial reference. I converted into shapefile and now I am trying to georeference the vector ...
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Transforming regular lat/lon to rotated lat/lon?

I am currently working with climate data projected in a rotated lat/lon grid and came across this excellent 'cookbook' by mkadunc on how to manually transform rotated lat/lon to regular lat/lon: ...
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How can I move a polygon to a different place on the globe, while maintaining its true geographical size? (QGIS)

I'm trying to do something similar to the Greenland vs Africa comparison -- superimpose one country over another, showing how their true sizes compare (the example on the right). Thought this would ...
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Converting UTM55 to WGS84 in ArcMap? [closed]

I've got a raster in UTM55 over Australia and I would like to convert it to WGS84. Any idea how to do it ? The problem starts when ArcMap recognize it as 'Geo-Reference' only and not as UTM55, so I ...
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Regridding vector values

I'm trying to regrid and interpolate vector values from WAM model output. I got WAM model netCDF output in rotated grid, I need to interpolate it to another grid which is some variant of LAEA ...
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Coordinate transformation/reprojection using DotSpatial

need some help. The following piece og code worked with an older version of DotSpatial. public static Geometry Project_EPSG25832_To_EPSG3857(byte[] wkb, int SRID) { ...
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MODIS-Sphere to WGS84 coordinate system in ArcGIS [duplicate]

I want to overlay two global raster datasets on land use which use different coordinate systems (MODIS-Sphere & WGS84) using ArcGIS Desktop. There seems to be no direct transformation option from ...
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SRTM 1arcsec transformation in ArcMap?

I downloaded SRTM data from http://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/ (tile n49 e019 - North Slovakia and Poland). I need to project data into another coordinate system and projection, but I still have an 999999 ...
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How do I translate gps sports data into a representative plane

I'm hoping to use qgis and postgis for a project but I'm unsure of, how to not only frame the question but accomplish the task. If I have gps data from 1 runner on an oval track but who has run on ...
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Using British National Grid Transformation OSGB_1936_To_WGS_1984_NGA_7PAR in ArcGIS Desktop?

In ArcGIS 10 a new transformation has been added for converting between WGS84 and British National Grid. What is OSGB_1936_To_WGS_1984_NGA_7PAR? How should it be used when compared with the ...
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Performing transformation with pyproj?

This seems like it should be straight forward, but I'm struggling to get the correct transformation from my state plane to lat long. My code is as follows # projection from ...
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Transforming GCS_North_American_1983 to GCS_WGS_1984 using ArcGIS Desktop?

I posted Is there projection issue with Natural Resources Canada (NRC) Canada Atlas hydrology data? describing a shift in some of the NRC data (not all). Apparently, this shift has to do with ...
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Transforming Shapely Polygon and MultiPolygon objects

Is there an easy way of transforming Shapely objects (namely, Polygons and MultiPolygons) from one projection to another without having to dig around and extract coordinates by hand? In fact, I ...
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How do I transform a point using NetTopologySuite?

I'm exploring how we can use NetTopologySuite to address a geoprocessing task. based on some code sample I found, I was able to piece together a sample application that reads a shapefile and checks if ...
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Get pixel geo info according projection and map extent

I would like to know if it is possible to calculate the geographic coordinates (lat, lon) for a pixel specified by its x/y (top-left) cartesian coordinates in a map image/raster? The datum and ...
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Bad calculations with Colombian projection (EPSG:3116) in GeoTools?

Solved, reading mail-archive I can understand that there is a conflict between: gt-epsg-wkt-9.2.jar gt-epsg-hsql-9.2.jar I tested removing each one, with 'hsql' I get the same wrong result, but ...
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How can I convert/transform coordinates from ETRS89 to WGS84 Utm 36N in QGis

I am a student and just getting to know qgis. At the momment I have to combine data which had been measured in ETRS89 with data in WGS84 UTM 36N. I created several vektorlayers for the data in ETRS89. ...
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How to transform unknown coordinates?

I have two lists of coordinates in lat/long format which are showing the same points but in different coordinate systems. I need to find the corresponding points in two datasets using distance but ...
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Precision loss when transforming coordinates systems in GDAL (vector layers)

Anybody knows the order of magnitude of the error introduced when transforming coordinates using GDAL? More specifically, I would like to know if significant error is introduced when the ...
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Transforming from PSA56 to NAD83 using ArcGIS Desktop?

I need to transform some data from PSA56 to NAD83. It doesn't have to be that rigorous as it's purely for a context map. I'm guessing I will need to go to WGS84 and then to NAD83. If anyone has any ...
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transform geometry PostGIS column with unknown geometry type

I run PostgreSQL 9.1 and PostGIS 2.0. I have a table that contains one geometry column. But that column contains point, polygons lines, etc. So I set it like so, ALTER TABLE jake ADD COLUMN ...
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netCDF transformation

I have netCDF files with some datasets with data and two datasets containing lons and lats. I would like to open data layers in QGis in coordinates that are writen in netCDF's lon/lat datasets. How ...
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Geographic Transformations in Alaska Between NAD83 and WGS84

I have done a ton of research on the most accurate transformation to use in mainland Alaska to convert between the NAD83 and WGS84 datums, but I just can't seem to find a definitive answer. ArcMap ...
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Coordinate/projection system issue in ArcGis 10.3

I am new in this community and I am also a new user of ArcMap. I am facing a problem, my shapefiles are in a GCS WGS 1984 and I have to add a new shape file that is in a projected coordinate system ...
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Sinusoidal Projection and ArcInfo Sphere Datum Woes

I am using published forest loss data (found here: http://glad.geog.umd.edu/indonesia/data2014/index.html) that uses the ArcInfo Sphere datum with a sinusoidal projection. I am seeking to transform a ...
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CORS - HARN transformations - what is the most accurate method

This may not be an issue for many GIS-ers but has anyone else had experiences transforming from modern NAD83 (CORS) to HARN coordinates and vice versa? I realize the discrepancy might be something ...
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How to Convert Map Coordinates to Layout Coordinates in a rotated Dataframe?

I am trying to convert Map X and Y coordinates to corresponding Layout coordinates in a rotated dataframe. The code found in this post works fine, but only for unrotated dataframes. I've also found ...
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PyQGIS: how to transform single QgsGeometry object from one CRS to the other?

I have a polyline layer with roads in WGS84 that covers several UTM zones. For every road I need to place a set of points at different distances (in metres). To do so I want to reproject each road to ...
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Batch reproject shapefiles in subdirectories

I have a catalog tree and in every folder I have a number of shapefiles, images and mxd files. The shapefiles are all in Greek Grid projection system (EPSG: 2100). What I want to do is to batch ...
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Understanding Coordinate System Transformation in ArcMap?

For the Data Frame Properties on a map in ArcMap, what is the difference between selecting a new coordinate system and using a Transformation?
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How to transform/convert Coordinate Reference System with Proj4 and php

Basically my question is: Can I combine the functions of proj4 with php in my server? For example, I would like to know if it is possible get data in WGS84 and transform in ETRS89. I need to get ...
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Get geotiff Transform from point correspondences

I am trying to find a way to get the Geo Transformation (NW corner position, pixel size and rotation) for a given tiff image. I have a tiff which I know is using some coordinate reference system (an ...
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Which Custom Geographic Transformation Method to use for Nad83 to Nad 83 (CSRS)

I couldn't find a NTv2 file for transforming GCS NAD83 to GCS NAD83(CSRS) so I'm trying to create a custom transformation using the 'Create Custom Geographic Transformation' tool in ArcMap. The tool ...
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Creating (manually transforming) a DXF in WGS84 lon/lat coordinates. In which coordinates do I have to define blocks?

I've got a DXF file that represent a map with lines, texts, and some symbols (blocks in DXF). I need to transform coordinates from a local cartesian system to WGS84 lon/lat coordinates, maintaining ...
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Converting object's 2D Coordinates into World coordinates (Lat,Long)

I'm using Viz Artist to do this. Basically, I am trying to move an object along surface of the Globe. The object has its world position (Lat, long) plugin whereby it will appear as it is on the ...
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Projection Transformation from ETRS89 LAEA to WGS1984

I am having difficulties to transform a Shapefile in ArcGIS 10 from ETRS 1989 LAEA to WGS 1984 N33. I have 2 files: a) in WGS1984 N33, with a grid of 10x10km, b) in ETRS 1989 LAEA, with small ...