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The process of extracting geographic, statistical, geometric, or scientific information from one or more related collections of GIS features and data.

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QGIS Centre Pivot Wheel Vector Height Intersection With Raster

I am trying to visually display a centre pivot irrigator against a DTM Raster file to check terrain clearances in QGIS. I have a 1m DTM Raster and polygon/and line vector files of the pivot wheels. ...
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ArcGIS Online Business Analyst Shared Datasets Dynamic or Static?

I am testing out a trial period of the ArcGIS Online Business Analyst extension and I have successfully created a business list points data layer that I have now shared in my ArcGIS Online ...
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Intersect_analysis in ArcPy “The table was not found.”

Is there a bug in ArcPy? I have two features I want to intersect in a feature data set using ArcPy (this is a small part of a bigger program). Let me preface this by saying that when I do this in ...
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How to computational efficiently check if there are any overlapping polygons in a group of polygons?

I need to do some processing with groups of polygons. If any of the polygons in the group overlaps other polygon the result is unpredictable and don't throw any error. So, I need to detect if there is ...
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Creating Least Cost Path with cost distance analyse

I'm trying to create Least cost Path analyse between two points in QGIS. I had DEM and from this I created Slope with various elevation values. Then I made two points with different layers. Both of ...
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Service Area - Not taking into account of all network

I'm trying to work out an 800m service area from a station. However, QGIS is not taking into account some of the network lines. The yellow colour highlights the network that should be included in the ...
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Difference between ST_Simplify function in PostGIS 3.0.0 and PostGIS 2.5.3

Faced such a problem (or maybe it's a bug). I get different results when using the ST_Simplify function in PostGIS 3.0.0 and PostGIS 2.5.3. There are source data that are simplified by using a query: ...
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Extract values from raster by using polygons

I am working with multiple raster files that cover all of united states. The file format of the rasters - GeoTIFF. I have around 100 geotiffs that I need to process. Then I have another shapefile with ...
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When carrying out spatial point pattern analysis on my point files I get an error for standard distance

How to fix an error with standard distance in spatial point pattern analysis. When performing spatial point pattern analysis QGIS 3.4 is only carrying out the mean point calculation correctly and ...
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Analysing landuse data in a buffer layer

In my project I want to analyse the landuse around some points within a certain radius. So I created a buffer around my points but I have no idea how QGIS could probably tell me what different ...
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Average raster value between points

I have a rasterized stream network, with point (species presence) data overlaying it. What would be the basic workflow for determining the average cell value between all possible combinations of ...
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Spatiotemporal analysis with polygons and points

In QGIS, I have a dataset of burned areas (polygons) and lightning strikes (points). In both datasets, I have the date of the fires, date of the lightning strikes, latitudes, and longitudes. However, ...
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Least Cost Path Analysis in QGIS?

For my Bachelor's thesis I try to reconstruct a road betweeen two ancient cities. One method I'd like to try is least cost path analysis with QGIS. I've worked with QGIS before, but mostly only ...
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2 raster files, find suitable area [closed]

I have done this with vector before, but now I have 2 raster layers: 1 raster layer that refers to land use: urban, forest, water, agriculture 1 raster layer that was classified in 3 classes for ...
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Is there any method to generate the minimum number of intersecting grid squares to a polygon?

I know I can generate a group of fixed sized intersecting square grids for a polygon using the bounding box of the polygon and generate gird squares on that and keep those, which are intersecting with ...
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Performing Raster Algebra and Multicriteria Analysis using FME?

I'm trying to use FME to do some raster algebra for some Multi-Criteria Analysis. At the moment, I have three rasters, all with the same extents and resolution: Slope, Hydro, and Infrastructure Mask. ...
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What GIS analysis techniques were used in determining Gale Crater as the landing site for the Curiosity Rover?

What specific GIS analysis was used in determining Gale Crater as the landing site for the Curiosity Rover? I'm assuming factors such as slope, elevation, ruggedness, etc were used as well as ...
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How to represent bimodal attribute value distributions on a map

I'm looking for a visualisation method that enables me to represent bimodal or even multimodal attribute value distributions on line features. A bimodal distribution has two different modes that ...
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Assign points within 150 meter buffer of each other the same unique identifier?

I have a bunch of points on a QGIS map. Each point is a unique sampling event. However, some of these points have been sampled multiple times but there is no common identifier in the attribute data to ...
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Vector to grid - Computing statistics by grid cells

I have a vector point data from drifting buoys (speed, direction, sst, slp) that I want to analyse in a grid. What are the right tools for this? Example of my points data below. Each point has the ...
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Do Not Filter vs Ignore Invalid Geometries

In QGIS 3, What's the difference between "Do not filter (better performance)" and "Ignore invalid geometries"? Both can be found at Settings > Options > Processing > General Both are options to ...
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Viewshed Analysis for Custom DEM file [closed]

I am new to qgis and trying to do 2 things. My objective is to have an accurate viewshed analysis at the end. But my DEM file is of poor resolution. I do have a shapefile with building height ...
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How to automatically compare two aerial photographs with a GIS with regard to certain features?

At present, we are trying to automatically record the new use of land by buildings by systematically comparing aerial photographs (e.g. 2007 farmland -> 2008 warehouse). For this purpose, high-...
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How to estimate the average width of a sidewalk? [duplicate]

I have a table with two polygons representing urban block with and without the sidewalk: geomBlock and geomBlockWithSidewalk. On my city we can approximate the polygons of geomBlockWithSidewalk to a ...
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How to get a list of adjacent lots to a road in ArcMAP and PostGIS/QGIS?

In the following map, I have: A line / road layer A parcel / lot layer The Task: Find and count the list of lots adjacent to the road with their types (parcel_type is a field in the parcel layer) ...
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Using ArcGIS 10 to find areas of overlapping use and areas with low use?

I have a spatial data set that shows areas of use (several different types of use) on the landscape. I am looking for ways to overlay these spatial use layers so that I can show where the areas of ...
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Selecting Different points in 2 different layers

I'd like to make an analysis on points. I've 2 layers they have house numbers as an attribute. What i'd like to do is compare these 2 layers and select the different ones. Geometrically there are ...
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Network service area - QGIS

I want to check if schools from my hometown are accessible for students who use public transportation, so I need to perform this analysis in order to see if the schools are located in the range of ~...
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Stereoscopic Interpretation on QGIS [closed]

I would like to know if anyone has worked with stereoscopic analysis (e.g extracting features such as drainage, forest an so on) using the following softwares: QGis, gvSIG, ILWIS or MicroImages TN ...
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Count points in polygon (weighted) for multiple attributes in QGIS 3 in one go

Is there a way to count weighted points inside polygons for multiple attributes at one time? I can count weight points (below) for an individual attribute, which creates a new polygon layer with an ...
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Count points in polygon (weighted) in QGIS 3

In QGIS 2 you could perform a weighted point within a polygon layer using Processing toolbox > Vector Analysis > Count points in polygon (weighted). I could well be missing something, but I can'...
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What are the benefits of hexagonal sampling polygons?

I am always on the lookout for useful methods to sample or partition study areas (usually in the form of raster datasets) into smaller units. Recently, I read an ESRI blog post about a new tool for ...
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Network Analyst takes so long

Is there some kind of limitations of number of features when we work with Network Analyst in SDE ? My net has 170.000 features, is it a problem ? Because it take at least 6 hours to finish the "Build ...
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How to define the angle of points on slope?

I have point data set and DEM and my task is to identify how many points are falling on the slope of more than 40 degrees. How could I do this in ArcMap?
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Using the height of river to approximate its extreme flood boundaries - terrain analysis in QGIS?

Using QGIS I'm trying to analyse an area/DEM with this criteria: - heights 10 meter above the river-centerline in both sides of river. I can do it with the calculation of contours (2m) from DEM and ...
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Calculating population size from raster layer using QGIS?

Is it possible (using QGIS) to calculate the population size from a raster layer within a certain area? For example: I have a population density raster layer (100x100 grid cell) for South Africa, ...
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Make rasters to show the extent of certain data values

I'm trying make a raster of the area between 5 and 10 thousand feet in Colorado. I have DEMs, and I'd like to make a raster where all the area in this range is a value of 1, and the area outside the ...
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Using QGIS to find and calculate parts of polylines within polygon?

I've already got QGIS (2.18.2) to add an ArcGIS shapefile with polylines create a polygon which is a buffer region around a subset of the polylines in the ArcGIS file add a KML file with one polyline ...
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Identifying nodes in GRASS?

I am running a Salesman analysis and get the following error message: Terminal at node [1860] cannot be connected to terminal at node [1923] I have been able to identify one of the nodes by a ...
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Limit radius of ST_Clusterwithin (PostGIS)

I have a set of over 800k points and I am looking to cluster them within specified circle radius. I need them to be clustered to maximise the number of points within the circle. This is to model how ...
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Private Surface Water Mains In Between Public Mains Analysis

I am working in a geometric network of a surface water (stormwater) system. We have both public and private assets (pipes/mains, manholes, inlets/CB's, etc.) in the network. I am doing a bit of QC on ...
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How to aggregate values multiple from multiple points along a route as an attribute of it?

I have a route network with a "Name" field that identify every route. On the other hand I have a shapefile of points. Each point corresponds to the number of people using a route at a time t. I would ...
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Volume of Land Below Sea Level

How could one use a GIS (or other appropriate system) to calculate the change in mean ocean levels across the world if all the land below sea level were flooded (Death Valley, Caspian Depression, Afar ...
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Standard Method to calculate Average Moving Speed from Times & Coords?

...I wasn't sure if this question was best suited to GIS, SO or Math, so after reading GIS Topics I decided to ask here, but I'll relocate if necessary... :-) I'm working on automating various ...
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How to perform a slope analysis in QGIS? [duplicate]

I have contour information in the form of line features (see picture below) and I want to do a slope analysis in QGIS. Is it possible?
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how to calculate cumulative cost of movement, accounting for wind direction, in R?

I am trying to reproduce the calculation of the duration of sail-powered navigation as described in an academic article (http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15230406.2017.1403376), but using R ...
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GWR with dependent and explanatory variables in different files

I have a point shapefile (let's say A) with pollution measures (let's say Y). My hypothesis is that pollution at theses locations is primarily driven by nearby industrial units and not by activities ...
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Road Network Accessibility

I am working in qgis with 3 layers: one is road network and other is hospitals and locations of accidents , later two layers are as points, I want to figure out what accident location (points ) are ...
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network analysis that includes user defined nodes

I want to make network analysis using python. I want that user must be able to select point of interests and calculated route must contain that points. For example between start and end nodes user, ...
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Tutorial for raster analyse in ArcGIS or QGIS [duplicate]

Does anybody know where I can find some good tutorial for raster analyse in ArcGIS or QGIS?

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