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Loading *.adf files into QGIS

How do I load .adf files into QGIS?
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Converting XYZ files (with regularly spaced xy) to ESRI GRID format?

Normally consultants (LiDAR survey) provide me with data to my specifications; already in ESRI GRID or ASCII GRID format. This way LiDAR data can be easily used with ArcGIS. This time I only have xyz ...
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Raster vs Grid vs Lattice terminology?

I have a question about GIS terminology - what is the difference between grid and raster and grid and lattice - in theory?? I thought, that raster is regular network and value is in the cell and the ...
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How to read *.adf files into R?

I want to load .adf files into R. The data is from this page: http://www.fao.org/geonetwork/srv/en/metadata.show?id=14057 I tried the following code that I found after some research in the internet. ...
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Reading National Elevation Dataset (ArcGrid/GridFloat/IMG) with Python only tools?

I've found high precision elevation (1/3 - 1/9 arcsecond resolution) data from the National Elevation Dataset provided by the USGS. It comes int IMG, Arcgrid, and GridFloat formats. I know ArcGrid ...
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Save fails on raster object created from NumpyArrayToRaster? [closed]

I am trying to save an ESRI grid built from a numpy array and am getting an error I've never seen before: Unhandled Exception: System.IO.FileNotFoundException: Could not load file or assembly '...
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GDAL_translate: converting ESRI GRID to Geotiff in batch

The Challenge: To batch convert 1000 rasters in ESRI Grid binary to Geotiff using either using a batch file or Python 2.7 without ArcGIS/Arcpy module. The Tools: Win7Pro, GDAL 1.9.2 (via OSGeo4W), ...
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Can QGIS handle *.adf raster attribute data?

I have been trying to open Esri grid format (*.adf) files in QGIS. I can display the raster set itself, however, the appropriate attribute data fails to join the spatial dataset. Can QGIS display ...
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Why does the ArcGIS Sample tool skip rows and points?

I'm using ArcGIS 10.4 and want to export XYZ values of a raster (type: GRID) to a text file. I'm following the procedure recommended by ESRI support. However, it seems that the Sample Tool in spatial ...
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How to convert ESRI grid file to ASCII format, or otherwise import into matlab

I need to import a climate map downloaded from WorldClim into Matlab for manipulation with the mapshow command. I am comfortable reading in ASCII grid data into matlab, but this format is not ...
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Is there limit of 5,000 rasters stored in folder by ArcGIS for Desktop?

I have a python script that creates batches of ~6,000 cost distance rasters. These rasters are intermediate data that will be summarized in another process. Output is stored in plain old folders. ...
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Why is ArcGIS crashing when I try to load .adf raster data?

I am pretty new to GIS, so forgive me if this is a stupid question. I downloaded a bunch of land cover files from USGS seamless warehouse of Florida. Every time I try to 1) view the .adf file (which ...
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gdal_translate and remote file location

Environment: Win10 and GDAL 2.1.0 in the OSGEO4W shell, 64 bit. Edits made below. I have temporary access to a whole-of-country dataset in ESRI's Arc/Info binary grid format, which according to this -...
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Calculating parameters for SQLServer raster to Esri grid script?

My question is related to Converting SQL Server Rasters to ASCII Grid? I would like to transform the data in the database into Esri grid format. I would like to write the program/script myself and ...
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How to convert a shapefile to a grid file

I was wondering whether anyone might be able to tell me in layman's terms how to convert a polygon layer to a Grid file in ArcGIS 10.1 or ArcGIS 10.2?
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Exporting GRID to TIFF keeping (classified) symbology using ArcGIS for Desktop?

I want to export an esri grid-raster into a *.tiff without losing the symbology I created for the grid (the symbology is classified). No matter how I try to solve it I get a stretched symbology in a ...
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How to cope with imprecision in floating-point grids?

I have a floating point grid/raster and will want to make all values rounded to the nearest tenth. I have converted to integer (added 0.5 for rounding), but the final floating point output grid is ...
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Following symbolic links in QGIS to load data on Linux?

Can QGIS 2.4 follow Linux soft links? I want to add a number of raster layers from a store of NED30m elevation data, and thought I'd do it by creating a collection of softlinks in one directory to ...
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Importing .adf files in ArcMap?

I have a folder with .adf raster data that I'm trying to import into ArcMap 10.6, but I can't figure out how. I'm trying to do menu File → Add Data → Add Data, but the files are not displayed. Nor do ...
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Importing raster adf files with the additional files

I am trying to import a vegetation data raster in Esri GRID format from the USDA into QGIS. One file ("w0001.adf") can be added using "add raster", but the attribute table and other info register as ...
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How to import ESRI grid into Matlab

I have some ESRI grid data that I would like to import into Matlab. As a typical ESRI grid data I have the two folders with the *.adf files and *.dat, .nit and.dat files. I would like to know how ...
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RuntimeError: ERROR 010240 in Con operation in arcpy

I am dabbling with the resolution of the error says: RuntimeError: ERROR 010240: Could not save raster dataset to as attached as a screen shot. I am working with a DEM file and trying to generate ...
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replace raster cell values with values in a .csv

I'm looking for a simple way to replace the value field in GRID format with values that I have in a csv. It would be much like doing a join, where the GRID and the csv have a FEATUREID and then ...
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Displaying Esri Grid Format correctly in ArcMap?

I think I've come across a Bug in ArcMap 10 in displaying rasters. This particular model comes from the USGS GAP Species dataset with metadata hosted here. I'd like to know if anyone else has ...
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Error Reading ESRI ArcGrid File using GeoTools?

I have a raster file in ESRI ArcGrid format (e.g. hdr.adf). I would like to run some analysis using GeoTools. I've never used the coverage classes before and I'm having a few problems out of the gates....
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Extra row and column in a raster after GDAL grid import

I'm exporting an ESRI grid to TIFF format and after that I'm reading this exported raster file into SAGA GIS. However when Saga reads this file in there appears to be an additional row and column in ...
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simple raster format to use in Web applications?

I'm building a Web application in which users create and edit very coarse raster data. They're assigning values to cells in a georeferenced grid. Right now I'm storing the values in a multidimensional ...
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How to view Esri GRID format file in wxpython file browse window? [closed]

I'm trying to browse for all kinds of vector and raster data using a filebrowsebutton. The problem is I don't know how to let the browse window see the Esri GRID files (which contains a folder and a ...
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How to make a list of ESRI GRID rasters in Python

Tipically, ESRI GRIDS are not defined by a file extension like for the .tif files, but they are stored in a info folder plus an extra folder corresponding to the name of the raster. Arcpy allows to ...
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Converting xyz batch to ESRI grid format using XYZ2GRID 2.1 - batch problems

I am trying to use Min-Lang Huang's XYZ2GRID2.1-Batch program downloaded from ArcScripts and I keep getting the error C:\users\public...........xyz Error-Object required Does anyone know what the ...
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Using a grid code to visualize habitat values

I am working on wildlife and agriculture data in a region where I am attempting to layer the different types of habitat to show the total value of a parcel. For example, I have layers for endangered ...
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Grid cells group analysis?

I have a grid of cells with different values: I would like to analyze a group of 5 cells to check if they have the same values (group S1 and S3 display same value for all cells, not S2). This ...
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Loading *.adf files into QGIS using Python

I am trying to write a loop to load .adf files into QGIS and create a contour map from each one. The response to an older question about loading .adf files (here: Loading *.adf files into QGIS?) was ...
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What is causing these streaks in my output tif using arcpy.CopyRaster_management?

This is the line of code that is creating these ... arcpy.CopyRaster_management(raster, fname, "DEFAULTS","0","","","ColormapToRGB","8_BIT_UNSIGNED") and I did have a colormap file with specifics to ...
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Conversion problem with 'Feature to Raster': resulting Raster not visible in ArcMap

I want to convert a Shapefile consisting of numerous point-features that each represent a specific height in my DEM to GRID-format so that i can then analyze it with Spatial Analyst. Mysteriously, ...
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Error reading Esri Grid format using GeoServer?

Using GDAL I can extract information from an ArcGRID raster, just by giving the name of the grid folder: gdalinfo -stats grid_folder All the statistics show up. I have tried with many arcGRID files ...
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Problems with latitude/longitude grid in QGIS 2

I try to produce a thematic map in QGIS, like this one done in MapInfo: I want to do this in QGIS. I work in projection "Albers-Siberia" projection ( PROJ.4: +proj=aea +lat_1=52 +lat_2=64 +lat_0=0 +...
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Numpy Array to ArcGIS GRID gives dimensional error with masked array

I have an 84x73 masked numpy array to load into ArcGIS (version 10.3.1, Windows 8.1). To overcome the fact that Masked Numpy arrays cannot be saved to .npy file as of yet, I am saving my array from ...
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Researching into the nuts and bolts of displaying ESRI Grids in QGIS

I am trying to load an Arc/Info Binary Grid into QGIS 2.2.0 Valmiera installed in OS Windows 8.0. As far as I know, I only need to load the "w001001.adf" file contained in the "altitud" folder while ...
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Downloading NED Data: GridFloat versus IMG versus ESRI Grid (ArcGrid)

What are the advantages/disadvantages of each of these three file types? They are all available as formats for downloading NED data from The National Map. Which should generally be downloaded for ...
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Moving Esri grid format and info folder inside working directory using ArcPy?

Using the below code, I want to extract a new raster from an original raster using value field and I want to automate the process for 70 more rasters. However, for testing purpose, I'm using only 3 ...
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Using pyqgis with existing ArcGIS files

I'm pretty new to GIS. I have some files that seem to have been created using ArcGIS (I got them from here http://www.fao.org/ag/againfo/resources/en/glw/GLW_dens.html). I would like to do some ...
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Importing shapefiles made up of .adf files to ArcGIS Online

I am trying to download this shapefile and get it into a format that ArcGIS Online will accept. The shapefile is primarily made of .adf files. http://bgis.sanbi.org/SpatialDataset/Detail/416
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impacts of converting TIN to GRID

My DEM comes in TIN-format so that i will have to convert it to GRID to be able to analyse it with Spatial Analyst. Will there be any inaccuracies to my data from converting TIN to GRID?
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Mosaicing LIDAR files in ArcGIS 10

I have a number of LIDAR files (the extension is .adf). When put together, they show the same area (each shows one part of it), so, before I do anything else with them, I would like to combine them ...
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Converting Esri Grid format (adf files) to GeoTIFF using Python and ArcPy

In ArcGIS Pro, I am attempting to convert and export Esri Grid Format (ADF) files that are rasters to TIFF files. I want to be able to do this in Python using ArcPy. However, when I attempt to use the ...
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Loading pre-labeled *.adf raster coverage into QGIS

I am attempting to load this dataset into QGIS. Following Loading *.adf files into QGIS, I can load the data by opening the hdr.adf file in the Data Source Manager. However, it imports without any ...
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"Invalid Data Source" When trying to open many w001001.adf files

I have a folder with more than 9,000 subfolders, each with ESRI GRID files. Here's the setup of the directories and subdirectories. Data-folder - be_rasters -- 692500_725000 --- dblbnd.adf --- hdr....
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How can I create GRID from IMG?

I would like to convert an img to grid in ArcMap 10.2. I tried it in two ways: In Conversion tools with the Raster to other format tool, where I adjusted the GRID format and the output workspace was ...
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creating precipitation grid

I am trying to create a precipitation grid for my meteorologic model. The problem is that, I do not know what are the things I should have for me to create the grid. Can anyone tell me what are the ...
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