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A section formed by a plane cutting through an object, usually at right angles to an axis.

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Cross section profile distance not providing accurate distances?

I have created a DEM file, which I am using to draw a cross section along a line to see the variation of height from point A to point B along land seen below. When it use the Profile tool on the ...
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Displaying raster images vertically in QGIS 3.x (Geological cross section)

I'm aware this has been asked before to an extent, but the answer here doesn't really cover raster images. I want to 'hang' a raster image in 3D alongside a surface. The raster is a geological cross ...
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Create Cross Section in Google Earth Engine [closed]

I need to create a cross section and chart from it in Google Earth Engine. Here is an example that has been done using QGIS. Please find the image below - How can I do that?
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Shifting entire river channel in HEC-RAS?

This question is specific to the HEC-RAS software. I'm trying to use the software to shift a river channel. I've used the Geometric Data Editor for the Cross Sections to edit the positions of the ...
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Georeferencing dogleg geological cross-section image in QGIS?

We have hundreds of geological cross-sections which has to be georeferenced (Eg: Image 1. Highlighted part). Currently, we are using GeoSoft to georeference the section's by assigning proper depth ...
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Can you create a borehole log with QGIS

I have UTM coordinates and multiple depths of soil horizons. I would like to create a bore hole log (depth vs distance) that i can edit over with. I only have a .doc file with the coordinates and ...
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Renumbering a lot of cross sections - Access and changing polyline IDs

I have a poly line shape which represents cross sections along a river. Thses cross sections are numbered and it appears in the map. The numbering happens from downstream to upstream. In a specific ...
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Create XS cut lines having the coordinates of the cross sections

I am working with HEC-GeoRAS in ArcMap 10.3.1. and I am trying to create the cross section cut lines. I have the coordinates (X,Y) of the cross sections of the river. Is it possible to create ...
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How to create 2D or 3D cross sections from geological borehole data in QGIS

Is it possible to load borehole csv data that contains x, y, z coordinates into QGIS and create cross sections of the strata? It is data along a rail line so a DEM is not suitable. Just a 2D cross ...
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ArcGIS 10.3.1 - Cutting 2D sections from 3D Polygons

I have a bunch of 3D Multipatch features that represent the internal rooms in a large building. I need to be able to cut 2D sections out for any given elevation, ie make a plan view for any given ...
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Using GRASS GIS/QGIS to georeference TIFFs in 3D space, vertically?

I am a geophysicist working for a small shallow surface geophysics firm. We create 2D slices of the ground showing data collected from various surveys. These are generally cross sections (TIFFs) of ...
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How to elevate cross-sections in HEC-RAS 5.0.3?

Then creating the cross sections in HEC-RAS it appears that all of the cross sections are in the same elevation. I have tried to change each elevation then creating each cross section, but I get ...
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Convert part of a raster file to .asc file

I'm a bit new at this. I have a DEM map (.tif) of an area in QGIS. I know that I can transform it to a text file (.asc) with raster -> translate. However, what I need is only a certain cross-...
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Plotting cross section using python, gdal, tiff?

How to plot a cross section between two pairs of lat/long using a tiff file in python? At first glance, it seems i have to calculate points position between these two desired points and then looking ...
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Rotate shapefile in 3d (about x-axis)

I have a polygon shapefile which I'd like to rotate 90 degrees about the x-axis in 3d. The polygon is currently flat (projected in plan view), I'd like to project it vertically. Specifically, this is ...
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Georefencing angled geological cross-section maps in QGIS?

Is it possible to georeference this type of angled cross section, preferably in QGIS (Section-II in the image) ? I am very much new to this type of georeferencing. Googled & couldn't find a ...
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How to add label in one direction on cross-sections?

I would like to add cross-section labels in one direction to the mouth of the river. Unfortunately, in some places label turns 180 degrees as pictured. Do you know some automatic way to solve this ...
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comparing raster values over one specific transect

I have a raster with water temperature data. I used various kinds of filters over it (smoothing, sharpening filter etc.) in various combination. I want to compare the results, to check which ...
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3D geological model from cross sections, preferably using Open Source software

I work with engineering geology, and my workflow includes making many cross sections of a given site, with data from maps, fieldwork (outcrops) and boreholes. What I'm looking for is a way of taking ...
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Along a line create profile/cross-section lines then extract elevation points from them

I know that maybe this question has got an answer, but I need to extract elevation data from a line of a defined length (p.e. 300 meters). Also I want the software (QGIS or ArcGIS) to draw this lines ...
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Clipping cross-sections by flood area using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a problem with clipping cross-sections by flood area. I have source cross-sections that goes beyond the flood area: When I clipped it by "Clip" tool I have this: But I needs this: It must be ...
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QGIS Cross Section Profile Distance using Ellipsoid?

I am working with QGIS 1.8 and 2.6 and can't get any of the Cross Section Profile tools to provide the ellipsoid ("proper") distances. All the distances use geographic coordinates which are too long/...
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How to create cross sections from vector point layer in QGIS? [closed]

I have a set of points (X,Y,Z) across a river. Is there a way to present them as a cross section? I'm attaching a cross section I made in Excel: The X axis are the longtitude and the Y axis, the Z ...
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How to develop an elevation profile tool with high precision? [closed]

Similar to the Google Earth elevation profile tool, also similar to this: http://www.geocontext.org/publ/2010/04/profiler/en/?send_comment=success#comments I want to be able to use my own set of ...
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Acess control allow origin header is present on the request resource. Origin null is therefore not allowed acess

I'm trying to use the openlayers vector class. And the error occurred: Acess control allow origin header is present on the request resource. Origin null is therefore not allowed acess I've put ...
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Is it possible to export cross sections from QGIS to HEC-RAS

Is it possible to create cross sections along a river in QGIS and then export the data to HEC-RAS?
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Create cross section with polygon intersects in QGIS [duplicate]

Is it possible to create a cross section that shows the intersected polygons on the relief (in QGIS 2.0.1)? I would like to try this out for a geologic map. I'm using VoGisProfilTool: http://plugins....
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Varying distance cross section along the river

I have used the script to draw the profile with this gis.stackexchange.com/a/50841/8104. This script is perfect. Can someone provide me idea, if in my case spacing is not same. I have points with ...
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How to make Geological Cross Sections in Adobe Illustrator, and any suggestions for GIS software?

I have been tasked with producing a geological cross section in Adobe Illustrator. It is a lengthy process, as I am new to the software. I never learned it in my GIS studies. I know that there is ...
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Could you suggest software to draw a cross section, companion to QGIS?

If you use GIS systems, what software do you turn to when there is a requirement to draw a cross section? Ideally a workflow that includes QGIS. Typically there are some points which will coexist in ...
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Drawing cross section in QGIS?

Does anyone have a simple work-flow for drawing cross sections of earth features in QGIS? My thing is that QGIS is being used to present the plan view, but we have a little interest in some ...
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Creating cross-sections in ArcGIS Desktop? [duplicate]

Is there the possibility if I have a polyline (named "Linedivide") which is divided into, let's say, 5 parts to make ArcGIS draw perpendicular lines of special length at the middle of all 5 parts of ...
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What tool was used to produce these Cross Sections?

To start with the actual question: What software was used to create these cross sections? (PDF, aprox. 10MB) Background: I have been really struggling to find a good software package that can ...
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Can I project 3D DXF vertical cross section into a “plan view projection plane” for display in ArcMap?

Below is the lenghty explanation but simply put my question is: How can I project a 3D DXF file (vertical cross section) into a "plan view projection" for use in ArcMap? I am using Target (by ...
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Converting CAD 2D section into PolylineM(Z) using ArcGIS Desktop?

How do I convert a 2D section drawn in CAD into 3D polyline in ArcGIS. By 3D polyline I mean PolylineM(Z). I have 300 sections. Drafting it manually seems a bit laborious. Any Ideas?
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Does anyone know of a good unaffiliated review of Rockworks?

I've been struggling to find a good software package for drillhole data management, subsurface geology modelling, and visualization (both 2D and 3D): something that can also be used to produce ...
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What software to use as an all-around solution for mining GIS? [closed]

My employer wants me to look into constructing geology maps, modeling 3D subsurface geological formations, producing geological cross sections and other mining related products from various drill hole ...
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Creating profile cross-sections in ArcGIS Desktop?

Because the default 'Profile Graph' tool was not sufficient, I wrote a custom VBA script that creates scaled and exaggerated profile cross-sections in ArcGIS but I need more features: Visualize more ...