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Why can't I load more than 12 elevation files into NVIZ?

I have a large set of rasters in a GRASS mapset, which I would like to use as frames in an animation, visualizing the raster data as elevation. NVIZ is an obvious tool for this, but I'm having trouble ...
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How to make a 3d visualisation of different peat layer to show the height of each layer?

I have bore hole point data that has about 5 to 7 types of peat layer and also has several depths. I also have digital elevation data of the area. I need to interpolate these layers separately, then ...
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What are some 3D visualisation tools that successfully work with GIS data?

There are a large number of 3d modelling tools available (both open and closed source). I would like to be able to: Import GIS data into a 3d environment and retain georeferenceing. Retain the ...
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Why did my Visualization tools disappear from the CartoDB Sidebar?

I was working with the "Intensity" visualization tool yesterday. Using the same data, I created a new map, and now I can only access: Simple, Choropleth, Category, and Bubble. Where did Intensity, ...
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Visualizing large datasets with Leaflet

When using Leaflet to visualize a large dataset (GeoJSON with 10,000 point features), not surprisingly the browser crashes or hangs. A sub-sample of 1000 features from the same dataset works ...
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What is the best way to display point data (with standard deviation) using QGIS/SAGA/Manifold? [closed]

I would like to display point data values (indicating biomass at a point) but also to show the standard deviation value for each point. What would be the best method to do this in QGIS (I'm a basic ...
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How to drape a simple jpeg image over dem of some area?

How can we drape a simple jpeg image which doesnot have any geo referencing information over the digital elevation model in order to visualize it in 3D in QGIS?
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Link to an individual info window in CartoDB?

I'm a new user, so thanks for your patience and assistance. I just published a very large parcel dataset on CartoDB. Another website would like to link their parcel dataset to ours. Meaning, if you ...
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Las 1.2 format displays extremely long thin line of points

I am having difficulty properly visualizing aerial LIDAR data from the following source: http://csc.noaa.gov/htdata/lidar1_z/geoid12a/data/1124/ Taking any of the laz files, the point cloud displays ...
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How to view LiDAR data from a web browser?

I am looking to host lidar data on my own server and give clients the ability to view that data through a web browser as a 3D point cloud (file would be in .las format or equivalent), possibly with ...
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What is the best way to visualize multiple large LIDAR tiles?

I want to load approximately 10 large LIDAR tiles for analysis. I have tried using ArcScene but it appears there is a limit on how much data ArcScene can handle at one time. Each tile is 65-90MB in ...
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Simple thematic mapping of shapefile using Python?

I wish to visualize geographical data in Python, without using ArcGIS/ArcPy, and make a map. On the internet I found how to make a thematic map using Python: Here is some code that I tried: ...
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Building cartograms using Web GIS?

I would like to build a cartogram map using Web GIS. I have a basemap and a set of raw data in excel. I wondered what are the steps to build up a cartogram map using Web GIS? Note: Originally ...
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Plot poly-lines between few points in D3+Polymaps

I would like to create polyline on the click of the mouse. I have 4 circles 3 with radius 2 (Lets name it as B,C,D) and 1 with radius 8 (Lets name it as A). Now when I click on the circle A, poly line ...
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generic “There is a problem with your connection” error in CartoDB

I changed the cartoCSS for a visualization, but in a pretty straightforward way (fyi: changed some numerical cutoffs to other numbers, did not touch anything else). I am getting a "There is a problem ...
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How to implement ringmaps in ArcGIS?

In a recent article by Stewart and colleagues in IJHG I stumbled upon interesting technique of visualizing data using ringmpas. Some more information referenced in the article about this technique ...
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Is there any experience using Computer Games to display GIS data?

besides being a GIS use I'm a big computer game fan. Games like Civilization, Minecraft, World at War and many others have a very powerfull engine to display huge maps in a beutifull way. I was ...
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Black/white hatching pattern fills in QGis

I am looking to replicate black & white maps in QGis, using hatching patterns and greyscales to indicate different categories of a continuous variable (example below). It is ...
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Which bins should be used for demographic data for a choropleth map?

I'm currently working on a project which produces a choropleth map similar to a map like this: http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/54512470/Telefondaten_VIZ/index.html That map has 2x5 classifications ...
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How to visualize grd files in Quantum GIS?

How to visualize grd files in the software Quantum GIS?
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Unable to show tiff “parameters”

Why this raster (tiff) does not have any values? Why I am unable to perform: doubleclick -> onechannel pseudocolor -> clafify Both rasters are downloaded from the same site: ...
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Unable to make infowindow work in CartoDB runtime layer

I'm trying to personalize a layer created with CartoDB. The layer is created at runtime and the problem is that I cannot make work even easy things like custom infowindow or legends or click ...
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Visualise data belonging to an area

I am looking for a way in QGIS (1.8.0) to visualise data, which is related to an area (polygon on a shape file). There are no x-y-coordinates with the data, just the info of the belonging area, means ...
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Looking for a free program for 3D visualization

Looking for a free program or web software for 3D visualization. I'd like to have an ArcScene like abilities. No editing needed, just need to see the data in a 3D format. It'd be really helpful for ...
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Is there any systematic way to pick two colors for a chloropleth showing a candidate's margin of victory

I have a simple 2-color map showing which candidates won in which precinct. Now I want to make one showing margin of victory within a precinct. So if candidate A won by a lot it would be dark green, ...
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How to plot geoJSON using Python?

I have huge geojson file that I am working on: [{ "geometry": { "type": "MultiPolygon", "coordinates": [ [ [ ...
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Resources for mapping and displaying spatial data in R

I'd like this to be a repository for all resources available specifically for mapping and displaying spatial data in R. I've seen (and contributed) to this post, but would like this post to focus ...
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Visualization of poin.shp in QGIS 2.0 with manually selected min max values

I would like to visualize a poin.shp file in QGIS 2.0 with manually selected min max boundaries. The data consists of many different points lined up as a line. The aim is to visualize the different ...
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How to create a value-by-alpha map in Java?

Someone has post similar question as mine before : similar question But my objective is slightly different. I have a shape file (.shp) (a country map) I would like to write a piece of java code to ...
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Does CartoDB support Retina screens?

We are using CartoDB as our production mapping solution. Just wondering does it offers support for Retina screens and if so how hard can be to toggle on?
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Export ArcGis Time Visualization

How come when I try and export my time series in ArcMap it compresses the video to 3 seconds? My time change visualization is at least 10. What can I do to make my exported video longer?
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How to increase resolution of 3D image in GRASS NVIZ

I am trying to make 3D visualization of terrain data and orthophoto using GRASS NVIZ via QGIS. I have been able to import both the DTM and the orthophoto in NVIZ window and successfully draped the ...
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Custom infowindow exception in CartoDB

I'm building a runtime layer and til a couple of days ago my code was working. Since today it started giving me an exception that is causing subsequent code not to work. Uncaught ReferenceError: ...
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How to use cartodb.js with API key for privacy of data

I would like to use cartodb.js in my web page reproduce a visualization that I created at CartoDB. But I want to keep private my visualization and data at CartoDB (and I am going to secure my web ...
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CartoDB create layer at runtime

I'm almost totally new to CartoDB. I've been looking around and read the api reference, but there seems not to be what I'm looking for. What I want to do is to "Create visualizations at runtime". ...
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What is the best way to visualize subsurface drillhole and borehole geology data within ArcGIS?

I've heard some folks in mining are using Target for ArcGIS extension by Geosoft to visualize and analyze subsurface drillhole and borehole geology data within ArcGIS. Does anyone have experience ...
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How to represent the time(weekly/monthly) variationof a polygon map using one image?

I have a base map made up of three hundred polygons, each polygon get lots attribute values(For example, each week/month get a value). But I want to draw only one picture(due to page limitation) to ...
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Interactive Exports from GIS

I'm looking for suggestions of interactive exports from GIS software. The need for this research is that many of our customers either do not have access to GIS or the knowledge to use it. One method ...
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Examples of building-level geovisualization

I have recently stumbled upon a presentation and paper by Duncan Smith exploring geovisualization of 2001 area classification of output areas using building level resolution of urban area (London in ...
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How can a 3D model of a building be displayed in a web-browser?

I would like to try to show a proposed building in a web-browser such that the user can interact with it in a way similar to google maps streetview. Is it possible to do this, in any platform? I can ...
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Should I use a discrete or continuous scale for coloring a chloropleth?

I am making a choropleth for an upcoming local race using D3. There are two candidates running for an election. For any given polygon on my map, if the red candidate has more votes, the color should ...
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What Makes a Map Beautiful?

Often times when we make maps it is based on our subjective interpretation of what is aesthetically pleasing. I would like if people posted examples of beautiful maps, displaying any phenomena in any ...
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Why aren't my CartoDB map layers loading?

We have built our own instance of CartoDB on our servers, setup production environtment successfully. We can upload shape files, table and map view works great. When we trying to create ...
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How to automatically set polygons borders to improve map readability when rendering thematic maps?

When mapping an value as a color to render a thematic map the objects borders can alter the map readability a lot. For example in this thematic map of the US counties with black borders: There are a ...
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Is it possible to move a visualization to another table?

Is it possible to move a visualization to another table? e.g. when merging two tables, it creates a 3rd. OR to completely replace a table and maintain the viz?? I don't want to lose the original ...
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Is it possible to add photo-realistic clouds in ArcGlobe animations?

This question asked about the best software to produce professional fly-through animations, and included a link to a nice video of the Grand Canyon. That video includes photo-realistic clouds in the ...
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Zoom level lost in public visualization?

I've got a visualization made where in the back-end it looks great. zoom level = 5. Then any method of publishing sets the zoom level to 3. Can this be forced to remain 5? strangely, this other ...
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Extracting area with a range of lat long?

Is there any online tool to extract a certain area with a range of lat long? I'd like to overlay some locations on a map. To do so, I need a map whose range is specified so that I can determine the ...
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Help me to visualize polygon and point data [closed]

As part of pilot project, we have collected basic/rudimentary Household survey in one district. We have both Polygon and point data.Attributes of the database include, No of people living in the ...
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Display Dolfin XML in Web Browser?

I got a mesh as Dolfin XML and would like to know if there is anybody that had some experiences with the web visualisation of it. Is it possible to convert in X3D?