Questions tagged [coordinate-system]

A reference framework consisting of a set of points, lines, and/or surfaces, and a set of rules, used to define the positions of points in space in either two or three dimensions. This tag also refers to cartographic projections and coordinate system transformations.

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Transform top-down vector layer to angled view

I have a 3D model of a fictitious city and I'm creating a little OpenStreetMap/Google Maps clone for it. The current workflow is fine: I render the fake satellite view pictures from a top-down ...
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Graphical Modeler Algorithm Not Functioning for Reproject (warp) - Passing Through This Step

I have a reprojection problem in my modeler. The input appears to be failing and continues with the default layer's projection. [Polygon input] -> shared CRS input - reproject [DEM/Raster] -> ...
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QGIS WGS 84 CRS - Incorrect/Large Coordinates [closed]

I am having an issue with QGIS where no matter what CRS I use, it always displays extremely large numbers for the coordinates, for example - (15838567,-4513529) instead of a normal latitude and ...
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Oblique azimuthal stereographic projection: deriving the point-of-tangency

As a small part of a larger analysis problem, I have a set of Cartesian coordinates (x, y in meters) that define a grid of points on a projected plane. I need to convert these points to (lon, lat). ...
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NAD83 NTv2 Transformation in QGIS

I am located in Canada and use a lot of historical data which is in NAD83 original. NAD83 original was found to be flawed, and in Canada was updated to NAD83(CSRS). I find QGIS projects CSRS quite ...
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QGIS Grid not displaying correctly

I'm trying to create a map from a specific province in Argentina in QGIS 3.10. I am trying to create a map showing multiple coordinates showing hail fall data exported from a csv file and projected on ...
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QGIS Georeferencer: How to deal with .points file using different CRSs?

I have some scanned maps as tifs and their corresponding .points files. The GCPs were set by different users erroneously using different CRSs. E.g. Of 340 points 180 were set using EPSG:23700, 160 ...
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EPSG:27700 missing from available CRS in GeoServer

What would cause EPSG:27700 to not be available as a CRS in an out-of-the-box installation of GeoServer? I've been using GeoServer on Windows for years with no issues, but as an experiment our IT ...
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Converting long/lat coordinates for a selected feature in Mapbox tile GeoJSON such as a road to Unreal Engine x,y coordinates

The goal is to be able to download a real-world height map, import it into Unreal as a landscape, then draw roads on that landscape based off the GeoJSON file coordinates for that road. I use this ...
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Orientation Conversion: ECEF YPR (321) to LTP Tait-Bryan angles

I am looking for guidance to convert ECEF orientation (Yaw/Pitch/Roll 3-2-1) to the corresponding LTP (NED/ENU) Tait-Bryan angles. There are several excellent resources to convert position between ...
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Error in rasterFromXYZ(xyz = centroids[, c("lon", "lat", "id")], crs = WGS84) : y cell sizes are not regular

I'm trying to convert a csv file set of values into a raster but keep receiving the above error. #Set raster options to improve speed of calculation rasterOptions(tmptime = 4, progress = ...
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Are ESRI files preprojected? Trying to square a small projection with Web Mercator

I received a shapefile (with all its sibling files) from an urban planning agency in Paris that I'm trying to overlay on map tiles from either Google Maps or OSM. The source file uses the projection ...
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Creating custom CRS by rotating EPSG:27700 OSGB (for mine grid)?

I am trying to georeference a mine plan, but it uses a custom CRS based on the following: I gather I just need to rotate the OSGB grid system by 25 17'59" ? is this just a case of modifying the ...
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Setting CRS/SRID of raster tables referenced in raster_columns view in PostGIS database

I imported some DEMs to my PostGIS db and two have unknown CRS (maybe because their CRS code is Esri and not EPSG). Do I update the raster_columns view or do I directly set/assign the CRS of the said ...
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Does spatial data layer have to have both projected coordinate system and geographic coordinate system?

Since maps are flat, I feel like the PCS is needed for the spatial data layer to know how to draw it out, but I think the layer also needs the GCS for the coordinates to show where the location is on ...
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Reprojecting NetCDF naming data from rotated pole coordinate system to WGS84 in R

I am using data from UKCP Local Projections at 2.2km Resolution. The data does not have any stored coordinate reference system. However, the associated documentation explains that UKCP use rotated ...
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How do I fix a mismatch between PROJ version and proj.db?

When transforming the CRS in QGIS, I get the following error: No transform available between EPSG:32722 and Custom CRS (or any CRS). When I click on Details, I read the following message: No ...
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What is signal when specifying the CRS of a layer using PyQGIS?

What is the signal when the CRS of a layer changes? I tried QgsProject.instance().crsChanged, but this is a signal that happens when the project CRS changes.
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How to project a geodesic polyhedron of triangles onto Earth and capture data in lat/lng coordinates of some sort? [closed]

I am looking at what3words.com and saw this question on the GIS SE: How does what3words build a grid of squares on the surface of the Earth? . An employee a what3words pointed out that the "data ...
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Projection of CSV file is not aligning with shapefile

I am new to QGIS and am exploring some open data sets from NYC as a self-guided project. I am trying to map the branches of Brooklyn Public Library with a simple base map file of NYC streets, zip ...
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GeoServer - render transformation reprojection issue

I'm visualizing a NetCDF file with the NetCDF plugin and using ras:contour rendering transformation to display the isolines. The raster data and contours look correct when checking the layer in the ...
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Appropriate distance and CRS

I want to use buffer function using miles or kilometers in Louisiana. I checked Changing unit of measure from degrees to meters in QGIS?. The original CRS is EPSG:4326 - WGS 84 - Geographic and the ...
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Determine the coordinate system used in GeoJSON file?

I'm fairly new to geodata. I got some data (coming from mapbox api from scraping a website) with all geometry points. I'm trying to convert these points to long/lat so I can use it in my project (and ...
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Polygon Union not working in QGIS

I am completely new to QGIS, so this issue might be really easy but I'm at a total loss on how to proceed. I am attempting to combine datasets in QGIS utilizing the Polygon Union command, but am ...
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Overlay a SAR image on south polar map of moon image (WAC image) [closed]

I have synthetic aperture radar (SAR) images (in TIFF format) and I want to overlay them on a lunar WAC image in TIFF format (Global coverage of Moon). I am facing difficulty in designing Python code ...
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EPSG:3857 units are in meters, why is ST_Distance showing distant locations to be less than a meter apart?

According to Google, these two points are about 137 meters apart, yet the result of ST_Distance reports just a fraction of a meter? The units of the result should be in meters, as I understand it, ...
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Saving GEOS projection data into a NetCDF file

I have full disc data in GEOS projection and I would like to save this data into a NetCDF4 file. As the NetCDF file needs to have basic dimensions of lat, long and time (which can be set to 'None') ...
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Building a square grid on Mapbox - distortion [duplicate]

I’m trying to divide my Mapbox Map into a grid of consistent squares. First I made a geojson grid which took the total: [-180, 180],[-90, 90] total area into equal 10x10 grids. For example first one ...
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TIFF flipped along X-axis when reprojecting in QGIS

I’m very new to GIS software and am having some trouble. I’ve looked for the answer to this question elsewhere but can’t seem to find it. Can you point me to it? I’m trying to create a custom fantasy ...
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Convert COG with CRS to dimensions with equal longitude latitude

I have some Cloud Optimized GeoTIFFs exported in a certain CRS. Although the COG was exported in with equal longitude/latitude lengths, its CRS caused the array to have unequal dimensions. (206 lat x ...
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How to change projection in geoplot

I have trouble printing a map in Austrian Lambert projection. I use matplotlib and geoplot. It all works fine as long as the shapefile has WGS84 (epsg=4326), or if not is set to these CRS (using file....
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GEE specifies scale in meters when CRS is geographic coordinate system?

GEE's ee.Image.reduceRegion has both the scale and crs parameter. The documentation says this about scale: A nominal scale in meters of the projection to work in. But if the CRS is a geographic ...
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OpenLayers MousepositionControl in decimal degree

In my webgis application, we are using OpenLayers 6 with projection 'EPSG:32643'. I'm using mouse position control to show the mouse position on the map. I want to display the mouseposition in ...
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Deformed shapes after using wedge_buffer as Symbol layer in QGIS

I'm trying to display "field of view" cones on the map, using Geometry Generator as Symbol layer: wedge_buffer($geometry, dir, specs_angle, specs_distance/200000, 0) "dir" : ...
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Buffering like set to lat/lon degrees but layer is set to UTM reprojection - EPSG: 32611

I have two line and point features to buffer. I have reprojected to UTM EPSG: 32611 for both. Please, see screen capture showing the direct GeoPackage layer properties and not from the Layers window. ...
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How to write a custom Equidistant Conic projection with standard parallels at -30 and -60 N?

I'm super new to QGIS, so maybe I'm just missing something obvious, but when I try to georeference the raster of a regional map that I made in an Equidistant Conic projection with certain standard ...
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Coordinate Operations Error for NAD83(2011) Alaska Zone 1

I am receiving the following error below when running gdalwarp to crop an input orthomosaic in the NAD83(2011)-Alaska Zone 1 CRS. The command still runs and the output cropped TIFF file renders fine ...
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How to use a Spilhaus/ESRI:54099 projection in QGIS

I am trying to make a map using a Spilhaus projection, similar to the one implemented by Esri here. QGIS has ESRI:54099 WGS_1984_Spilhaus_Ocean_Map_in_Square in its list of available projections, ...
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Map projection and localization in long distance operation

I work in the field of robotics. When the ground robot was moving over long distances, we faced the problem of increasing distortions when using UTM projection relative to the central meridian of the ...
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Google Earth Engine projection

GEE's documentation on ee.Geometry.Polygon says this about the proj paramter The projection of this geometry. The default is the projection of the inputs, where Numbers are assumed to be EPSG:4326. ...
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Translating custom coordinate system for MyCoordSysDefs.fme

I have a custom coordinate system that I was confused how to translate it to the MyCoordSysDefs.fme for use in Safe Desktop. Here's how it is represented in the prj file: GEOGCS['GCS_ETRS_1989',DATUM['...
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Extracting intersection areas in R with threshold

I have two shapefiles. One contains distribution species maps(circle) and the other contains types of vegetation (A,B,C). I want to know what area of every vegetation contains which species. I tried ...
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Map lat/lon onto polar stereographic projection map based on two known points on map image

I've searched already everywhere but couldn't find anything. I have a "polar stereographic projection" map that is true at 60 degrees latitude north as an image (e.g. https://flightplanning....
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Measured grid in Mapbox

I’m trying to create a reference / measured grid in Mapbox so that each grid tile represents a consistent square shape. I know this square shape might not represent a consistent area. Using long and ...
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Why does Google Earth Engine say calculating distance on sphere cause error proportional to the latitude difference

The documentation on ee.ImageCollection.distance says that Distances are computed on a sphere, so there is a small error proportional to the latitude difference between each pixel and the nearest ...
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Proj4 string for USGS Bulletin 1532

I'm using an application that uses equations from USGS Bulletin 1532 (see source code - line 295: http://docs.ros.org/en/kinetic/api/robot_localization/html/api/navsat__conversions_8h_source.html#...
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How to find scale error for map projection?

I've just upgraded from proj version 7.1 to 8.2, and some code has stopped working. I used to use proj to determine the map projection scale error at a point with the following code: echo "-55....
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Using CRS Bipolar oblique conic conformal projection in QGIS

I am teacher for geography in Germany. My students use in class the "Diercke Weltatlas". In this atlas there is a Map of South an Northamerica. As far as I can tell the projection of the map ...
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The PDAL filter.crop does not work if using the USER CRS (not EPSG)

I use pdal (in my own QGIS plugin) to create a raster dem from the cloud of points (*.las). I have points data in the EPSG CRS and there is data in the user defined CRS. Everything works fine, I get ...
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How to open shapefiles in QGIS [closed]

Trying to open/add .shp file of wetlands delineation. QGIS error stating something like "invalid file type". Tried several times... through data mgr. Add vector layer. That's #1 problem...#2 ...

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