Questions tagged [elevation]

The vertical distance of a point or object above or below a reference surface or datum (generally mean sea level).

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Substracting raster values from 2 rasters with different cell sizes

I am working with two raster files. The first is a DEM and the second an elevation-correction file. Both files display the same geographic region. My problem is that the cell sizes of both files aren'...
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Reading elevation data from DEM files using memory mapped files? [closed]

I'm aware of GDAL libraries but am supposed to not use them. Is there a way to use mmap or memory mapped files to access the specific longitude, latitude and elevation values from a .DEM file? The ...
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HGT Elevation vs Calculated Elevation

I wondering how to interpret the elevation calculation. Per example. We are in Canada and I use SRTM3 files. I use the GDAL library to extract my elevation, everyting is ok, except: Why (or how) the ...
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Seeking alternative to Google Maps Elevation API?

The Google Maps Elevation API lets me pass a URL like https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/elevation/json?locations=39.7391536,-104.984703 along with a developer key, and get a result like { "...
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Importing elevation data into prexisting KML in Google Earth Pro?

I am working on a project where I need the z value (elevation) of a set of data points. Is there a way to assign elevation data to a KML in Google Earth without doing it manually for each point? I ...
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Elevation Map from Slope and Aspect Rasters

I am trying to create an elevation map (e.g., recreate a DEM) from the following input data: Slope Raster Aspect Raster ASCII file containing XYZ data points (Easting, Northing, and Elevation for ...
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Clustering plots points into groups based on their elevation using QGIS?

I have a plots shapefile for a region (polygon)converted to centroid points. I have added the geometry column to it and also added elevation attribute to every point by sampling the plots vector file ...
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Reading in AW3D30 GeoTIFF files and processing them in Python?

I am new to GIS processing, and I am using Python 3.6 to do so. My current task is to read in several files of geographic data (specifically tiles of elevation data from JAXA), combine them for my ...
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Lunar DEM elevation data scaled by 2

I am working with a DEM of the lunar south pole in QGIS. I have currently set the projection to "no projection", or Cartesian co-ordinates (origin at the pole). The horizontal locations of features ...
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Calculating elevation at point on line using ArcGIS Pro?

I have two line layers showing stormwater and sanitary sewer pipes. The attribute tables for both layers show elevations for the upstream and downstream ends of each pipe. I have a point layer ...
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Showing roads that are below 10 ft elevations using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have point elevation data and road layers for a region. How do I show the road sections that are below 10 ft elevations? I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.3.1.
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Filling in holes in heightmap with lower resolution heightmaps?

I have this elevation map of the Verdal area in Norway, from the Norwegian mapping authority. The first one has a 1m resolution, but has some holes in the data. I'd like to fill in those holes with ...
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Just need a lo-res & 8-bit depth elevation map either real or fictional (BMP?)

I am a software developer working on a strategy game in my spare time as a hobby. I still have very little knowledge of and experience with Geographic Information Systems and the different file ...
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Downloading digital elevation model of United States?

I would like to download a digital elevation model of the United States, where can I do this? It doesn't need to be super detailed. But it would be nice, if was clipped at the country borders – ...
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Show elevation profile from linestring's z values

I have linestring geometries with z values and I want to display them in a nice elevation profile (with x/z scaling functions, several profiles to overlay, and so on). Is there any QGIS function or ...
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QGIS: Edit elevation in DTM to get correct slope of a river

I am new to QGIS and just need it to do a hydrolocic analysis of an area of which I later make a flow model with HEC-RAS 2D. I made it according to this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ro-...
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ArcGIS REST API ElevationSync result is empty?

I would like to use the ArcGIS REST elevation service. Providing a list of locations I would like to receive a list of elevations relative to these locations. After some struggling with the syntax I ...
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Image Overlay 3D Adapt in Google Earth

When adding an image overlay (specifically a GeoTiff exported from QGIS), the image looks great until you turn on 3D buildings or terrain. These features pop through the image overlay, and disrupt the ...
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Georeferencing X Y (AND Z) with GCPs in QGIS

I have GCPs recorded to centimeter precision in lat, long, and elevation. I want to georeference my UAV-photogrammetry-generated GeoTIFF and DEM with these GCPs (since the GPS on my UAV is only ...
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How do I bring the Z value to attribute table?

I have a shapefile exported from a hydraulics software that I use. The file is exported as polylines. I convert it to a point layer using the "Extract Nodes" function. The remaining piece of ...
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User-Scaled Color Relief Map to Google Earth from DTM

I have a DTM file, and my goal is to load it up onto Google Earth as a color relief map, with the colors gradient at levels I chose. I have successfully done this with RAS MAP using HEC RAS software, ...
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Use DEM elevation attributes in vector polygon?

I am modeling glacier retreat scatching polygons on DEM surface trying to come out with 3D scatch. Is it possible to adjust "height" of polygon to follow elevation of DEM surface (eg. glacier height ...
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Load National Elevation Data into a WMS server?

We have an application that can pull WMS data from the National Elevation Data set (NED) and use it to perform a number of run-time calculations. We have been pulling it from NASA JPL WMS servers ...
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QGIS estimate height of feature vertices from TIN

I have a TIN representing a digital terrain model, and another polygon layer representing features (e.g. building outlines) which is assumed to 'sit' on top of the DTM. How do I calculate the ...
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Volume estimation using multidate DEM

I have 10 multidate Cartosat-1 stereo pair derived raster DEMs of dates ranging over a decade over a river sand area. I want to derive volumes of sand deposited in that period within that area. Is it ...
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How to extract Z data from a shapefile from points on another separate layer QGIS

I have two layers; one with elevation data (m), and the other with roads (derived from points via points to polyines). I want to run a spatial query that basically extracts the elevation data from the ...
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How to plot elevation charts from a GPX file that has elevation data

Is there a service or package that converts a GPX file into an elevation chart? I need either a CLI, a Web API, or a library/other software that could be wrapped up as a small service. The GPX ...
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Getting elevation value of point from TIFF Image in GeoTrellis

val path: String = "data/imgn19w065_13_geotiff.tif" val geoTiff: SinglebandGeoTiff = GeoTiffReader.readSingleband(path) val point : Point = Point.apply( -64.858043,18.332479); How I can read the ...
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Overlaying elevation data and bathymetry data in R?

I have two layers that cover approximately, but not exactly, the same area. One is land elevation of some islands. The other is the depth of the water around the islands. I can resolve the vertical ...
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Combining Bathymetric and Elevation Data using R?

Here is some elevation data of some islands. I wish to add depth info to the water. With the generous help of @Spacedman at Overlaying elevation data and bathymetry data in R I get: To resolve the ...
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Adding elevation to point in PyQGIS?

I am trying to add elevation to a 2D point in a QGIS 3 plugin, preferably in a concise and straightforward way. Not finding this easy. I think part of the problem is that in QGIS 3, fromPoint() has ...
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How do I add elevation data to my layer

I have a layer showing elevation curves and I'm trying to create an elevation profile using the Terrain Profile plugin. However, I only get a flat line. My guess is that I need to add Z values to the ...
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How to open G.L.O.B.E. DEM files from NOAA

I need to open a free GLOBE DEM. I have downloaded some tiles from: https://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/topo/gltiles.html, but I don't know which software should I use in order to open those files. Is ...
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Modifying DEM elevation data in QGIS using a polygon

I've tried searching through the existing questions but am struggling to find a succinct answer to what I am trying to achieve. For background, I am running a flood model in TUFLOW to help support a ...
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Fetching elevation of one point from MapQuest API in Leaflet

I am trying to get elevation of clicked location via fetching elevation values from MapQuest elevation profile API https://developer.mapquest.com/documentation/open/elevation-api/elevation-profile/...
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GIS dataset with latitude, longitude, and elevation

Websites such as this one: https://gisgeography.com/best-free-gis-data-sources-raster-vector/ have many references to elevation data. They are all in *.jpg or other image format, however. What I need ...
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Where do I find the date for a specific NED raster?

I am looking at stream height and flooding. As there are seasonal differences in flood severity, knowing what month or general time of year of the image(s) is essential. I downloaded a 3m National ...
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Find higher elevation (10m) perpendicular point from stream network at regular interval

I have a stream network and for that network, I want to find the points at regular intervals which lie at 10m distance perpendicular from the stream.The final goal is to find the buffer of that 10m ...
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How to download the entire ASTER GDEMv2 dataset?

In October 2011, NASA released the new ASTER GDEM global dataset (30m) and I have been wanting to get my hands on it. The only problem is that it takes forever to download and I do not feel like ...
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New York buildings - XYZ altitude map

I am looking for a source of buildings elevation, preferably stored as 2D images (for each pixel, the intensity corresponds to the altitude in that XY). Considering the case of NY, it would be a XY ...
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Calculating elevations using Mapquest elevation API?

I have a Leaflet map that contains options for users to draw lines, i need to enrich the drawn lines with elevation data from Mapquest elevation API. here is my code: drawData = drawnItems....
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Route creation with specific length and elevation change [closed]

I'm currently working on a project for my computer science study. The goal is to make a service that allows the user to enter a distance and elevation change which will then result in a random route (...
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QGIS: How to store the GPS coordinates in the attribute table? [duplicate]

I got vector points on a map. I already have the elevation information in the table for each vector point and the point-id. Now I want to get the GPS coordinates for each point stored in this ...
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Determining length of roads that fall under low elevation using ArcGIS Desktop? [closed]

I am working on a project on sea level rise impacts of roads. Basically I need to determine length of roads that fall under low elevation (from 1m to 5m elevation). I have a DEM file and road ...
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Selecting lines affected by sea level rise?

I'm doing a part for my master's thesis where I'm trying to find out which sites located near the coasts of Sweden that will be affected by sea level rise. I got a DEM with height data and have to ...
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How do I calculate the Terrain Ruggedness Index for each county in the United States in R?

I have a shapefile of US counties and high-resolution elevation data that spans the entire contiguous United States. My goal is to calculate a terrain ruggedness index for each county. The functions (...
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Copy elevation from points to line

I have a vector line, but it has no z-dimension. I have some points along the line, which have the elevation included. Can I add the elevation from the points to the line at that specific point? ...
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Get values of terrain elevation of roads in QGIS?

I have one DEM raster layer with elevation values and one vector layer of the roads; same size, extension and CRS. I want to do what this guy did here: http://youarealegend.blogspot.de/2012/07/...
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Converting .gri to topojson

I am making client-end javascript-powered maps in the context of web development. I am not using gdal, which I gather is a special kind of rendering software. Data source site: http://www.diva-gis....
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Seeking elevation/topographical Shapefiles?

I'm writing an Android navigation application using Java in my own time as a learning exercise. It reads Shapefiles (with some pre-processing by me) downloaded from http://download.geofabrik.de/europe....