2
votes
3answers
7k views

How to calculate how long an arc second is for a given long/lat?

I am wondering what area is covered by a dataset which is one arc second wide.
2
votes
2answers
1k views

SAGA GIS: How to load an .hgt file?

I want to display and work with the data from http://dds.cr.usgs.gov/srtm/version1/Eurasia/ in SAGA-GIS but am having difficulties knowing which module I should use to load the data. As far as I know ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Using Make Grids and Graticules Layer in ArcMap?

I'm trying to use the Make Grids and Graticules Layer tool in ArcMap (have a ArcInfo license). I'm looking for a basic example like in North America. eg. Start with empty map Set data frame to ...
1
vote
1answer
267 views

How to convert accuracy of DEM from 5 decimal places to 2

I had a csv dataset comprising of regular points containing elevation "z-values". I interpolated this using ESRI´s spatial analyst using the IDW method to produce a continuous raster surface. I set ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

How to truncate file geodatabase tables with python?

Everything is in the title. I need to truncate file geodatabase tables (1 or all) with python. What is the code for that? Thank you in advance!
2
votes
2answers
643 views

Deleting feature classes in file geodatabase when context menu is disabled?

I have a file geodatabase with 20 feature classes and I need to delete a few of them, but the option to DELETE in ArcCatalog, if I select this feature class, and click right mouse, is disabled for the ...
4
votes
3answers
2k views

arcpy join field tool is not licensed

I am using ArcGIS and arcpy to process some shapefiles. When I try to use the function arcpy.JoinField_management() the program stops and Python says that the tool is not licensed. This confuses ...
1
vote
1answer
85 views

gps point closer to the boundary of the polygon

I would like to capture the gps points which are closer the polygon boundary (inside), not point in polygon. I have arcgis arcinfo v9.3. i can do with inner buffer of the polygon and ...
2
votes
1answer
990 views

Why does my PostGIS query fail with “current transaction is aborted”

I'm trying to create a vector layer in a QGIS project using a PostGIS query. QGIS is returning the following error: Query failed 1 cursor states lost. SQL: CLOSE qgisf1 Result: 7 (ERROR: ...
2
votes
1answer
540 views

QGIS Georeferencer - Image file imports too small

I am trying to georeference a largish aerial image (50MB) to some GIS data I have and import it as a background. However the image imports extremely small - so small I cant see it! I am using QGIS ...
3
votes
1answer
251 views

How to customize buttons in ArcPAD?

When I measure a points with trimble GPS can I make a shortcut on a BUTTON in ArcPad to measure POINT(capture point) from a GPS? I don't want to have to always take the little "pen" and click on a ...
1
vote
0answers
252 views

Mapnik: mapnik.has_pycairo() returns False. How to fix this on Windows for Python27?

I'm trying to modify rundemo.py (comes canned with Mapnik Windows binaries) to render output files at a higher resolution, but it seems I still have issues with my Mapnik-to-Cairo setup. I've got ...
6
votes
2answers
4k views

How can I convert a csv file of WKT data to a shape file using ogr2ogr?

This question is related to Shapefiles to Text. I have a csv file, with one column, where all the rows correspond to WKT POLYGON()'s: WKT POLYGON(...) POLYGON(...) ... I'm familiar with how to ...
4
votes
4answers
6k views

Geocoding with OpenLayers?

How can I achieve Geocoding with the JavaScript OpenLayers API, in the same fashion as the Google Maps API?
4
votes
1answer
682 views

Using group by to set a PostGIS datasource using QGIS Python API

I am writing a QGIS Plugin and wish to obtain data from a PostGIS table using the Group By clause using something like the following code: uri = QgsDataSourceURI() uri.setConnection('localhost', ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

How to add pictures to OpenLayers map using GeoServer?

I have web map showing land parcel and buildings.I am using GeoServer WMS and OpenLayers. My buildings are showing as point on map.Then I want to add some images to those points to show when ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Trying to Install on MAC OS Lion and getting Python error message

Brand new to this and struggling to install QGIS on MAC OS X with Lion, I am not a techy - but noticed in the install read me that /usr/bin needs to be added to the GDAL.frameworks path. Failing to ...
8
votes
2answers
2k views

Raster generalization - buffers in rasters, expand pixels?

Is it possible to create buffers for pixels of raster files? Actually I need to expand the pixels classified as 1 (in white in the figure) with a spatial range of 1 or 2 pixels, in order to perform ...
3
votes
1answer
449 views

Adding metadata to a geographic gridded data-set and projecting it

I asked a question before that nobody answered...but I kind of figured it out myself. But I still remain with some things that I just don't seem to get right. Can anybody please find the time to help ...
4
votes
1answer
860 views

Calculation of average point distances from one another within a polygon grid

I am working with processed LiDAR data of forested areas in ArcMap 10, with various area based statistics extracted for each 30x30m polygon grid-cell in a shapefile. There are approximately 20,000 of ...
3
votes
4answers
734 views

Reading pre-10.0 File Geodatabase (GDB) using OGR?

I have been tasked with processing USGS's National Hydrography Dataset. However, it appears that the only available format is FileGDB (version 9.2-9.3.1). Looking at OGRs support for FileGDB, it looks ...
1
vote
1answer
212 views

What are strengthes and flaws of using grid-cell analysis in GIS? [closed]

I'm going to use grid-cell analysis. What are the strengths and weaknesses?
1
vote
0answers
478 views

ogr2ogr failed to reproject shapefile error exceeds limits

I cannot get correct transformation from WGS84 to the Hungarian EOV EPSG:23700 (Hungarian Datum 72) using ogr2ogr. I am using ogr2ogr from the fwtools shell. I have a shapefile in GCS WGS84 (epsg ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How to make a cloud mask from a daily MOD09 image?

I'm currently working with MODIS data and i've been having some trouble with several aspects of the steps I need to take. For example, I need to make a cloud mask from a daily MOD09GQK image, and i'm ...
10
votes
2answers
5k views

Creating “Inner Buffer” using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I am currently searching for how to create an "Inner Buffer" in ArcGIS for Desktop? I have a lot of polygons (houses) in one feature class, and one big polygon (in another feature class). I want so ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

How to create an animated map?

I am seeking to create an animated map illustrating the simultaneous movement of different objects across a large area over time. The display should be capable of playing automatically, or by ...
1
vote
1answer
648 views

“Geometry” Problem while creating Postgis database on Ubuntu

I am trying to build pgrouting on ubuntu. Therefore, I now firstly try to create a Postgis database on ubuntu. I am following the instructions on this site: Installing PostGIS 1.5 on PostgreSQL 8.4 ...
7
votes
2answers
3k views

How to use Heatmap plugin and its output?

I have a layer of points which I would like to depicted as a heatmap concentration of points for visualization. In QGIS 1.8 I tried the built-in heat map plugin, leaving the default values as is, and ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Accessing coordinates of polygon

I have designed a polygon in a web page and the coordinates are stored in the database of the type polygon. However when I check the database, I find GEOMETRY - 120B under polygon field. What does ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

OpenLayers popup - random losing click event, have to refresh page

I have a OpenLayers, Mapfish, GeoServer map on a webpage. I am using OpenLayers.Popup and getFeaturesInfo to get the attributes from GeoServer (2.1.3). I have several wms layers with markers and ...
1
vote
2answers
256 views

Trying to identify the program which created tab file in question

i am trying to identify format or the program which created following geo tiff and tab files. Basically I am trying to update map images in our custom program which uses following tab format and ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Measuring on OpenLayers map

These days, I am trying to develop web map using openlayers. I copy source code from here Then I changed code to display my data.B ut it does not work, even map is also not showing. In chrome shows ...
0
votes
0answers
52 views

Historic country borders in GIS format? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a source for historical shapefiles and tiles? Does anyone know of a good source for historic country borders, in a GIS file format, like shapefiles? I've been ...
1
vote
2answers
969 views

Calculating slope over distance from raster

I am sitting with an elevation raster, trying to produce a calculation for slope angle. I have a cell size of 2,-2 and I am trying to figure out how to calculate cell value difference between adjacent ...
0
votes
1answer
291 views

managing .adf's in QGIS or SAGA?

I have a few .adf's that I aquired from a fellow using ArcGIS (as I understand, this format is a specific ArcGIS format). I can open it up in qgis but their relative geographic position is off, seems ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

How GIS and SDI (spatial data infrastructure) are related?

I read the definitions of both on wikipedia but they didn't mention any relationship between the two terms although there must be one because they are dealing with the same thing: spatial data. Can ...
3
votes
2answers
873 views

How to have different annotations for the same feature?

I've been given a dataset that has two different annotations set for a single feature which I can flip between. See below screenshot which allows me to set either a blue or red leader line for the ...
2
votes
1answer
548 views

mdenoise/r.denoise: How to

I want to use mdenoise / r.denoise but i cant get it working. I have Xubuntu 12.04 and Grass 6.4.1 GRASS tells me after installing the plugin: g.extension extension=r.denoise ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to generate smooth contours from cropped raster?

I’m trying to create contours from a raster layer in QGIS. On my first attempt, I cropped my raster layer in Photoshop and reimported it, but it lost coordinate data I think. I made the contours ...
8
votes
1answer
10k views

How to crop raster layer?

Can anyone tell me how to crop a raster layer in QGIS? I want to make contours from a section of a layer, and including the whole layer will create far more data than I need and slow down the ...
1
vote
2answers
225 views

How to select only areas bigger than x acres?

I would like to create a new shapefile from another area shapefile. The new shapefile should only contain all areas that are bigger than 5 acres (10.000 m²). How do I do this?
2
votes
1answer
133 views

Generating plan sets using different layer configurations

I am working on a flood modelling project that will generate a very large number of plan sets. Each set will have several plans - say a general arrangement plan and say 5-10+ sheets tracking along a ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

How to get vector feature information (distance and extent ) on OpenLayers

I have basic WMS layer and vector layer in openlayers. Using EditingToolbar i can draw some features as shown below Then I want to get some information (like distance and extent) of drawn features ...
1
vote
0answers
354 views

Add building height from xyz points in PostGIS

I have been trying to get this query right and just can' seem to. I have a building polygon table with over 7 million polygons, indexed I then have a grided height XYZ table with attribute 'height' ...
3
votes
1answer
759 views

How to translate ESRI cursor example to pyQgis?

For example, how to translate this code into pyqgis? rows = gp.UpdateCursor("D:/St_Johns/data.mdb/roads") row = rows.Next() while row: row.buffer_distance = row.road_type * 100 ...
1
vote
1answer
253 views

Spatial Query plugin broken in MacOS version?

I'm running QGIS 1.7.4-4 on a MacOS 1.6.8. I'm trying to use the "Spatial Query" plugin but it's not loading. The plugin is activated and I can see it in the main menu Plugins > Spatial Query > ...
2
votes
3answers
5k views

How to aggregate points to polygons using ArcGIS Desktop?

I am trying to aggregate my data points to the polygons so that I could find out how many points I actually have in each polygon, and then export the data contained within each polygon to further look ...
3
votes
2answers
13k views

Cant see my Table of Contents in Arc10

I am new to Arc10. I am using a students version on my home laptop. I have lost my table of contents completely from the left side of my screen. Does anyone know where I can find the damn thing? ...
1
vote
0answers
65 views

Visual edit geographic data with geotools

With JMapFrame I have options for to visualize my geographic datas, but I don´t know how to add tools for to edit this data, equals conventional GIS. It´s possible to do this? att, Augusto
3
votes
0answers
4k views

How to load and view .gri and .grd files in QGIS [closed]

An online GIS Repository called DIVA-GIS (http://www.diva-gis.org/gdata) offers data in three formats - ERSI files, "DIVA gridfiles", and DBF files The DIVA gridfiles have extensions .gri and .grd ...

15 30 50 per page