in this context visibility is intended to mean whether a real world object is visible from a point or location on a map. It is not intended to mean whether a map layer is visible when another map object is drawn on top of it.

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Extracting Table data from Raster created by iterated visibility test

I would like to run a visibility test using the observer function on each of 500 random points in a region, and end up, ultimately with a table showing the visible area results (count cell for each ...
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Is there a way to hide certain values in a layer on ArcPad 10.0?

My organization uses Arcpad 10 on a trimble nomad. We have many data points in an environmental survey layer, but I would like to only display points from the last two years on Arcpad to help add ...
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ArcGIS Online layer visibility range

I am trying to change the visibility range for several layers on an ArcGIS web map - should be simple right?? This could be a case of my misunderstanding on how to use a tool or it could be a case ...
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How to determine Visibility Map for Atmospheric Correction

As per Grass wiki: https://grasswiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Atmospheric_correction the atmospheric correction could be done using a visibility raster in conjunction with an elevation raster. With regards to ...
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How can I manipulate the number of points visible according to scale?

I've gotten trillions of points extracted from a DEM and they are to be labelled. It's fine at scales such as 1:500 but it gets too cluttered especially if I need to make maps of this with scales up ...
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Background (sky/terrain) of a viewshed

Is it possible to determine whether a point feature of a particular height would be backed by sky or by terrain? I've done the viewsheed analysis of a wind turbine. Now I would like to make a raster ...
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How to write script for Line of sight and Viewshed analysis in Global Mapper

I wanted to write script in Global Mapper for Line of Sight and Viewshed analysis. I tried to calculate using Viewshed and Global Mapper Tools but the issue I am facing is that analysis is user ...
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How to determine Grass (i.atcorr) tool control file's “visibility for the aerosol model [km]” value

In Grass, the Atmospheric Correction tool (i.atcorr) reference do not provide information with regards to the parameter "visibility for the aerosol model [km]"stated in the control file.I have ...
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PostGIS: Compute isovist

I'm using PostGIS with OSM table of buildings. How can I compute isovist from single location point while only the buildings (represnted as geom's) are the obstacles. Thanks,
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ArcGIS Viewshed's show no visibility to south east

I'm using ArcGIS 10.2.2. I've been running some viewsheds using DTM files from EDINA Digimap and data that I've imported using .csv files. These files only contain the X Y details and a code for each ...
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Code implementations for Isovist, visibility [not build in tools in ArcGIS]

I'm looking for things similar to this: http://www.visilibity.org/ This is Open Source C++ library for Isovist & visibility computations. Similar code exist for example inside ArcGis and other ...
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Grids stay visible in QGIS Composer Legend when turned off in project

I am using QGIS 2.8 to create a template for a dataset library. Lots of layers - vector and grids. The grids stay visible in the legend even when turned off in the map. I am using the "Filter Legend ...
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PosGIS: Longest line connecting point to line

I have a point and around it lines and polygons in the rule of obstacles. I want to connect the point to each of the lines, with a line, such that this connecting line is not intersect any obstacle ...
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What's the relationship between visibility and reflectance?

I'm having a problem with the atmospheric correction of remote sensing images. Until now I believed that increasing the visibility (or decreasing AOD) resulted in an increase in reflectance but now ...