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Differencing two rasters with very different resolutions (QGIS 3.20.3)

I am having a problem with analysing two rasters with 2 significantly different resolutions. Background on the two rasters: DEM is the ALOS_30m DEM which is in the WGS_84 format. Merged together ...
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Missing some data from query in PostgreSQL

I am using this query to get elevation data from PostgreSQL: WITH points(geom) AS ( values (ST_SetSRID(ST_Point(980279.44, 6431129.89), 2154)), (ST_SetSRID(ST_Point(982573.24, 6429308....
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DGM1, virtual raster error

I want to create a virtual raster with DEM1, existing of 133 tiles (QGIS 3.18.3). It show following processing warning: GDAL command: gdalbuildvrt -resolution average -separate -r nearest -...
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How to interpret Terrain Ruggedness Index according to Wilson et al. (2007)?

Is there a categorical scale used to interpret values from the Terrain Ruggedness Index as calculated by Wilson et al. (2007), which is used in the raster library in R?
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Comparing polylineZ elevation to DEM at various points along the line, not just the vertices

I have a polylineZ feature that represents sewer lines. I am looking for areas where points along the line may be above ground elevation, representing aerial lines. The problem is that I need to ...
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Extracting elevation data from DEM with Python [duplicate]

I have downloaded a DEM model for a given region. I use rasterio like this: import rasterio dem_path = 'path_to_dem.TIF' list_of_points = ((42.136097, 24.742168),) def get_offline_elevation(...
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Using a DSM and DEM together to identify height above ground

A pretty basic question I feel, but its something I thought I understood and further reading has caused more confusion. DEM is the topographical/elevation of the ground. DTM and DSM are pretty much ...
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Creating theoretical landscape using QGIS

I would like to create a series of random theoretical landscapes (DEM) of the same size with certain parameters ranges (e.g. slope range, elevation range) and ideally with the option of defining the ...
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Interpreting Ruggedness Index calculated from SRTM Tiles

I am looking for help interpreting the values from Ruggedness Index calculations. I downloaded SRTM tiles using the SRTM Downloader plugin in QGIS. Then I calculated ruggedness from SRTM tiles in QGIS ...
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r.fill.dir not working

I am using QGIS 3.16.2 "Hannover" with GRASS 7.8.4 on Windows 10 64 bits. Im doing a watershred and r.fill.dir is not working, the message is the common the following layers were not ...
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Adding height from xyz-layer to points in Vector layer in QGIS

My task is to put the height from a DGM1 model in Germany to some points on an other vector layer with attribute table. I don't know how this possible. Any ideas?
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Which conversions/transformations does GDALs ReadAsArray() use (for GeoTIFF DTM)

I have a bit of a complex problem. The big picture: I want to convert a GeoTIFF DTM to a 2D "Image"/matrix where the value of each pixel represents the height. Later I want to read the ...
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Seeking U.S. Digital Terrain Models (DTM) to download

I tried to google using keywords like DTM or Digital Terrain Models. But there is no website that could supply DTM. I want to download DTM from these states: GA, TX, AR, LA, FL, SC, NC, MS, AL, SC. ...
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Raster is in the wrong place, upon warping it dissappears in QGIS [duplicate]

I assigned a Raster image to its designated projection, it reappears 500 miles away. I tried to assign different projections, it goes off to another random place. I reproject it a variety of CRS's, ...
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Rotating raster using Python

I am trying to rotate a DEM raster (NetCDF file) using Python language, but there is still no progress. I have tried GDAL Python but not so much information in the document about rotation. Do you know ...
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Batch Processing Contour Lines in QGIS

I'm trying to create contour lines at 40 meter intervals from 60 different DEM Contour Shaded files. Rather than doing them 1 by 1 I have tried using the batch process but I don't get any results as I ...
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Ellipsoidal to Orthometric Height Conversion

I have two DSM, one generated using lidar data in NAVD88 and the other I produced using stereo images in WGS84 G1150. I am trying to covert G1150 to NAVD88. I have tried a few conversion tools, ...
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Thinning produces discontinuous streams

I am working on GRASS GIS 7.8 and I have been able to derive the accumulation, streams, and basins from a DEM using the r.watershed command and the documentation on the GRASS website. The process of r....
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Identifiying the levels for streams derived from DEM

I am using GRASS GIS and I have been able to identify the various water-flow channels / streams using the documentation from r.watershed. Now I wish to identify the levels of the streams. For example, ...
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Converting DEM raster (NetCDF file) into point cloud (LAS file) using Python

I would like to convert a DEM raster NetCDF file (*.nc) to point cloud LAS file (LAS/LAZ) using Python language. I have been doing the research but still don't have a result. I also have a look on ...
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Add viewshed values

I have multiple cumulative viewsheds made with the visibility analysis plugin. I would like to combine them together by adding their pixel values. In qgis, I can select different pixels and get the ...
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Finding slope of polygon using ArcMap

I am using ArcMap and I am trying to find the slope of a polygon. I have a polygon of Cyprus which consists of all parcels of land. Then I have the DEM for Cyprus from where I can find the slope. From ...
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DEM color ramp settings, disabling continuous legend, label precision with PyQGIS script

I have a script to automate my workflow in QGis. substring = "_DEM" strings_with_substring = [name for name in names if substring in name] for i in strings_with_substring : DEM = ...
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Calculating average elevation from given points layer and DEM

I am using QGIS 3.18. I have a point layer showing population estimates at the administrative center points and an aster digital elevation map. I'm trying to calculate the average elevation of these ...
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Convert DSM to DTM and nDSM

I have some DSM GeoTIFF files and I want to convert them to DTM and then obtain nDSM by subtracting DTM from DSM. Is there any way to do it? I want to apply this to several different DSMs so it's best ...
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How to pick and export the deepest points of a DEM

I am trying to work out how I can pick and export (to XYZ) the deepest path of a DEM. I have a DEM surface (created from an 20cm XYZ file) where a straight line trench has been cut and I wish to pick ...
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Continuously receiving NoData as Raster tool output

I'm running ArcGIS Desktop version 10.7. I'm working with a DEM and DSM, both from the same municipal data source (not prepared by me). I am attempting to do some simple analysis on both of these such ...
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Denoise/smooth DEM in GRASS GIS using r.denoise addon

I'm trying to denoise/smooth a digital elevation model (TIFF) file on GRASS GIS using r.denoise add-on. I cannot get it to work. I don't know what to enter in the output box, my goal is to create a ...
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How to extract source headers from gdal WMS driver?

I am using gdal.Warp and Mapzen Terrain Tiles in Python to generate arbitrary digital elevation models. I see in the Terrain Tiles Documentation that the Mapzen Terrain Tiles service will return a ...
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Elevation data in the same spatial reference (WGS84) between dem and icesat2 point data is offset by ~30 m

I have a specific problem re: projected coordinate systems. I am working with point data from IceSat2 and a LiDAR-derived DEM of Daviess county in Indiana. I am trying to compare height values for ...
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Clipping DEM to bigger shapefile extent in QGIS

I have a polygon shapefile that is bigger in extent than my DEM. I want to clip my raster dem to my shapefile and fill missing space with NoData. I have tried clip raster by mask layer as well as by ...
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Converting a degree slope raster to a percent slope raster, without a DEM, using raster calculator

I've been given a raster of degree slope which I need to convert to percent slope. As the original DEM is not available and those who provided the raster want me to work with this one, I have to ...
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Why does no interpolated line appear when I use the 3D Analyst to generate a elevation profile in ArcMap?

I want to generate an elevation profile based on a DTM with ArcMap 3D Analyst but the program does not show the the interpolated line. I did the following steps: Opening 3D Analyst, adding a Digital ...
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Converting GeoTIFF to PNG results in completely black image

I have a set of DEM tiles (TIFF format) retrieved from https://cteco.uconn.edu/data/download/flight2016/index.htm which I would like to convert to 16-bit PNG format so that I can use them as ...
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gdal_contour: Specifying index contour lines

I'm building an application where I need to programmatically generate contour lines(and export to a .dxf) from a raster terrain data-set(DTM specifically). What I've tried: Using gdal_contour, I've ...
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Calibrating DTMs in QGIS

I downloaded some raw elevation DTMs from QGIS and need to calibrate them to a known height, they are about 10m off. I have a point that I know the elevation to be 174.34m ASL. I had done the ...
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Manually create a DEM from survey data

I would like to create a DEM for a parking lot catchment, so that I can model surface water runoff paths in ArcGIS Pro. I have raw elevation survey data, collected at grid line intersections across ...
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Use BIGTIFF=YES creation option. NOT WORKING

I am busy trying to merge 62 DEMs (totaling in 5.6 GB and in GeoTIFF format) in QGIS 3.18 to create a single DEM of southern Africa. The problem was that the tiff I was trying to generate was larger ...
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Creating raster stack from two raster layers

I have two raster layers that I would like to create a raster stack from. They are currently in different extents. One is a DEM layer and the other is a raster of an individual's home range. This is ...
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ArcGIS: Viewshed analysis with multiple observer points

I am trying to do a viewshed analysis with a DEM and multiple observer points. What I am trying to achieve is, that the tool counts the pixels which are visible from each observer point. I am a bit ...
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Calculate TPI for irregular DEM

When I use SAGA's Tool Topographic Position Index (TPI) or Tool TPI Based Landform Classification (in QGIS or SAGA itself) on a rectangular DEM the results are as expected but when I try them on a DEM ...
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Repeating DEM Color Ramp at Set Intervals using ArcMap

I have a Copernicus DEM file. I want to represent the elevation data with a color ramp, but instead of using a single color ramp to represent the entire range of values, I would like to repeat the ...
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Calculate orthometric height with geoid ITRF97 and ellipsoid WGS84

I'm trying to calculate the orthometric height between ITRF97(or EGM96) and wgs84 (or grs80) in specific latitudes and longitudes. For example: in longitude 57.111 and latitude -5.582 i used an online ...
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Aster DEM indexing open-data-cube, Cube in a box

I am working on Cube-in-a-box, local installation, and want to index Terra Aster DEM data. If anyone has worked on these, can someone share the preparation & indexing script or guide me for the ...
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LiDAR 3D modeling using package rayshader and LAS file in R

The rayshader package in R allows beautiful 3D modeling in R. Now I was trying to first try and overlay a LAS file on top of a base-map which is a Rayshader array object. I was trying %>% to link ...
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Publishable quality 3D figure from QGIS

I tried to make a 3D map by overlaying Google Earth image on a DEM using an inbuilt 3D map feature in QGIS. Also, using qgis2threejs plugin. But I want to export the final figure to a publishable ...
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QGIS Using a directory of 6500 raster DSM geotiff files - How to load/manage?

I have a few windows directories that each have many 1000's of Geotiff DSM/DEM files downloaded from LINZ (Land information NZ) These are derived from 1m LiDAR and each file covers a couple km2 I can ...
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Creating singleband pseudocolor ramp displaying colors based on values using QGIS

With QGIS desktop, I'm trying to create a ramp to a DEM using a singleband pseudocolor style. I have created a ramp with 15 different colours and values as well. I can't find the option to apply those ...
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Aligning visible light data to DEM

I just want to preface this by saying that I am not a cartographer, geographer or GIS professional, I just recognize that this is probably the best place to ask my question. As I am none of those ...
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Precise landmass outline from DEM data with QGIS

I can't find a way to obtain the following (see picture below) from DEM data with QGIS -- that is, an image that would show the landmasses as white and the oceans as black from DEM data. I've also ...

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