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Burns vector geometries (points, lines, and polygons) into the raster band(s) of a raster image. Vectors are read from OGR supported vector formats.

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Raster option in QGIS 3.36

I have rasterised a vector layer (.gpkg format) with the function Raster -> Conversion -> Rasterise (vector to raster). I have defined both the field to use (categorical), the raster extent and ...
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Problem with rasterize vector layer to raster

I am trying to rasterize a vector layer by the rasterized tool for an university project (QGIS version 3.36.1). My lecturer did it without entering a burn-in value (because it is optional) and just ...
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Does GDAL rasterize used with polygons use the centre or top left of pixel?

I have found conflicting information on whether GDAL rasterize in practice uses the centre or top left of pixel when converting a set of polygons to a raster. Some posts have documented that the top ...
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gdal_rasterize a large geopackage

Trying to run this command with gdal_rasterize: gdal_rasterize --config CHECK_DISK_FREE_SPACE NO -co "PREDICTOR=2" -co "COMPRESS=LZW" -of GTiff -co BIGTIFF=YES -co TILED=YES -co ...
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gdal_rasterize errors

I've got a geopackage which is a set of polygons covering Australia. I am trying to turn them into a raster using gdal_rasterize command. I get errors which I don't know how to solve. The command I ...
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GDAL Rasterize over attribute (rewriting raster issue) in QGIS

I'm trying to process gdal:rasterize_over in QGIS Python console. The same problem persists - this function is rewriting the input sample raster instead of making a new one as output. I've tried (look ...
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GDAL.Rasterize in Python options not working

I got the following command that works fine: gdal_rasterize -l type -a TOT_P_2018 -tr 1000.0 1000.0 -a_nodata -1.0 -te -2825000.0 -3077000.0 10028000.0 5418000.0 -ot Int32 -of GTiff -co COMPRESS=...
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Create binary mask (0, 1) from shapefile using QGIS

I have a TIFF file and a shapefile with polygons. What i would like to achieve is a binary TIFF file with the mask of the polygons indicated as 1's and the surrounding extend of the TIFF file as 0's. ...
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GDAL RasterizeLayer by attribute burns 0 when attribute is null

I am attempting to burn a shapefile onto a raster with an attribute. This works really well generally, but where the shapefile feature has null data for the selected attribute (itype_code in the ...
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Keep a factor field (or a RAT in general) when buffering a raster in R

I am trying to select pixels from a MODIS raster (with a 250 meters resolution and covering all Europe) based on their location. For that I am using a shapefile that contains ca. 200 points (also ...
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OGR_INTERLEAVED_READING error with gdal_rasterize

I've been trying to rasterize big PBF (1.2GB) file using gdal_rasterize and got this error: ERROR 1: Too many features have accumulated in lines layer. Use the OGR_INTERLEAVED_READING=YES ...
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Saving gdal_rasterize output to memory in Python script

I have the following Python line to execute GDAL's rasterize function on a shapefile subprocess.call("gdal_rasterize -te {txextent} {tyextent} -tr {resolution} -burn 1 {shapefile} {output_file}....
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Is there any way of making gdal_rasterize or gdal_translate create transparent pixels on the output image created?

I'm using the gdal_rasterize to create a TIFF file from a GeoJSON input and gdal_translate to convert the TIFF file to PNG. The code that I'm using is the following: gdal_rasterize -burn 0 -burn 0 -...
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How can I use the <src_datasource> parameter from gdal_rasterize?

I'm using the following command to generate a TIFF file from a shapefile: gdal_rasterize -burn 255 -burn 0 -burn 0 -ot Byte -tr 0.0000169959 0.0000169959 -l layer_name input.shp output.tif It works ...
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gdal.RasterizeLayer() not outputting a proper geotiff file

I am trying to rasterize a geodataframe of a vector by burning the attribute values onto a template raster. I can't however get my function to output a proper .tiff file. rather it outputs a regular ...
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Unable to burn attribute values from vector shapefile onto raster using gdal.RasterizeLayer

I am trying to rasterize a shapefile but keep getting errors regarding either my disk space or something about overwriting existing tiff files. The field is an integer in the shapefile. Currently, I'm ...
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gdal_rasterize using color from feature property

Each feature in my geojson file contains a property with hex color codes. Is it possible to convert these vector feature-collection to a geotiff using this color code on every feature ? I populate the ...
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Rasterize polygon shapefile giving cells average value of overlapping geometries

I want to rasterize a polygon shapefile in r - loaded as an sf. Using stars, I can do st_rasterize to create a stars object snapped to a template raster, which is great because I the next step I want ...
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Rasterizing in QGIS 3.16 - Rasterlayer doesn't show up

I would like to transfer a vector-layer (containing the attribute "Polygon NN") to a raster. After filling in all parameters and Rasterizing the vector layer, nothing shows up. I watched ...
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Rasterize points QGIS average

When I convert points into raster using rasterize (vector to raster) tool, if there are two points in one pixel the pixel takes the bigger one. But I need the pixel to take the average of the values ...
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GDAL - csv to TIFF, struggling with gdal.Rasterize

I am looking to interpolate some dataset via IDW with gdal. I am first trying to create a tiff out of my data to then be able to interpolate it. My code is returning no error however the file created ...
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QGIS Raster Statistics For Values Intersecting A Line Feature Vector Layer

Using QGIS 3.16.10 I want to obtain statistics for values in a raster layer that intersect with a line feature shapefile. I have tried using v.rast.stats but generate only 0 values.
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Using Rasterio to create mask from osmnx graph edges creates black .tif

I am using rasterio to create a mask of some .tif with an edge graph that I created with osmnx. I'm assuming that there is something I have to do to the graph to make it work correctly as it works ...
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Rasterize point layer error in QGIS [closed]

As advised, I have reprojected the point layer (Project CRS- WGS84 EPSG: 4326) and then trying to rasterize (Vector to raster) the point layer using different combination of pixel and georeferenced ...
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Rasterizing only the border of a vector polygon

I have a layer of very 3 x 3 m square polygons. I would like to rasterize just the border of the squares, so the interior cells just have 'nodata' values, and you can see layers below it. When I ...
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Rasterize single polygon-features of a Vectorlayer with Python

What I am trying to do is looping trough the active vector layers features and create for each polygon a rasterfile. My approach is using gdal:rasterize in every iteration, but it wont work at the ...
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Python GDAL RasterizeLayer: Select attribute value in case of shape overlap

I want to rasterize a MultiPolygon Shapefile layer in Python and use values of one column to write to the raster. However, I cannot preclude that features of the Shapefile overlap. Is there a way to ...
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gdal.RasterizeLayer can not burn any values or use attribute from shapefile in python

I am trying to rasterize a shapefile but the raster produced by the code it has only 0 as a value. The extends and projection is correct but I am not able to set any value in the raster. I need to use ...
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Shape ID is lost after converting a shapefile into a raster in QGIS

Instead of a landclass having the value 1 (my previous shapefile ID), the raster classes have the below values after shapefile conversion. The above input values and gdal command was used ...
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Sen2Like GDALRasterizeOptions Failed to process SRS definition

While running sen2like tool in single-tile-mode an error related to osgeo gdal occurred (Python): [INFO ] 2021-04-07 13:01:06 - reader - Sentinel2MTL Class [INFO ] 2021-04-07 13:01:06 - reader - ...
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GDAL rasterizelayer function 's additive rasterizing option (add=True) is not working, what am I doing wrong?

I am trying to rasterize a set of polygons with integer features. Since I am very new using raster data as an initial step I am rasterizing the the polygon centroids first. In the output array I want ...
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GDAL Rasterize with "where" option in Python

I've got a shapefile with set of points with a column "test_class" of String type in the attribute table. I need to rasterize these points with setting pixel's value for each class and ...
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Error in rasterizing a shapefile

I tried to convert a polygon shapefile of classified land cover to raster using 'Rasterize (vector to raster) tool in GDAL. I chose the DN field, set output ratser size unit to pixels and chose the ...
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Rasterize vector data with the extent and resolution of reference raster

I have long tried to rasterize a point shapefile with the same resolution (32.461 km) as another raster layer I have loaded into the QGIS canvas too. I have seen multiple cases, here and here where ...
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Is there a way to pass an initial value to gdal.RasterizeLayer in Python?

I have tried gdal.RasterizeLayer(..., options=['INIT=1']), but it's ignored. I know that some preferences like options=['ATTRIBUTE={}'.format(att_name)]), or burn_values=[1] can be set, so I thought ...
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Rasterize function from GDAL in Python has problem with "GetGeoTransform"

I'm trying to rastrize a shapefile that I have. I read the shape using GeoPandas. I would like to give the new raster values based on the shape column called "class" which has numerical ...
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Converting CLC local urban atlas vector files to raster

I am try to convert vector files to raster files from the Corine land use data set which provides vector files in their urban atlas. As per: https://land.copernicus.eu/local/urban-atlas For example, I ...
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Rasterize a shapefile to match an existing raster

I want to work with ecoregions (described in the shapefile from https://ecoregions2017.appspot.com/) in combination with a digital elevation model, to generate a least-cost path. For that purpose, it ...
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GDAL_Rasterize, size of file

I'm new to GDAL I try to rasterize a polygon shape file with 'gdal_rasterize' into a tif file. I burn a fix value 1 into the tif file, (-burn parameter) Now my problem: The size of the resulting ...
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GDAL error in QGIS: "Interpreting GDAL error: "gdal_rasterize: symbol lookup error: gdal_rasterize: undefined symbol: CheckExtensionConsistency"?

I'm using QGIS 3.4.6 with GDAL/OGR 2.3.1 to rasterize a points shapefile with the gdal_rasterize tool, and I keep getting the error 'Interpreting GDAL error: "gdal_rasterize: symbol lookup error: ...
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How large must be my raster for rasterizing a shapefile in R in a scale 1:100.000?

I´m trying to rasterize a shapefile of land cover for the colombian coast. The original shapefile is in a scale of 1:100000. I´m using this code in R language. costa <- readOGR(file.choose()) #...
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Rasterize shp polygons with gdal_rasterize and ALL_TOUCHED - adjacent polygons - select value for burn in

I have a shapefile with streets as polygons, each polygon as an attribute describing its type (for emission modeling). Now I have a highway with an adjacent minor road. When I raster this shapefile ...
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Converted Vector to Raster file is Black and White in colour (GDAL Rasterize)

def main1(shapefile): #making the shapefile as an object. input_shp = ogr.Open(shapefile) #getting layer information of shapefile. shp_layer = input_shp.GetLayer() #pixel_size ...
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Vector to Raster conversion doesn't work with Point shapefiles (Python GDAL Library)

def main1(shapefile): #making the shapefile as an object. input_shp = ogr.Open(shapefile) #getting layer information of shapefile. shp_layer = input_shp.GetLayer() #pixel_size ...
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Generate an empty large raster using GDAL?

Using GDAL, how can I simply create an empty single band raster? I can't seem to find out how. I know in PostGIS you can create a new table with a 'raster' column type, then insert a band into it. ...
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Setting Default Nodata burn value with GDAL Rasterize Layer

I am trying to rasterize a layer as follows: attr = 'N_CT' tif_driver = gdal.GetDriverByName('MEM') raster = tif_driver.Create(path, x_res, y_res, num_bands, gdal.GDT_UInt16) shp_driver = ogr....
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QGIS Rasterize - Use highest value in cell as burn in value

I am trying to create raster layers of presence/absence bridges in a project area to use as inputs for habitat suitability models. I am using 15 m x 15 m cell size. The presence of bridges is ...
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Using GDAL tool rasterize with QGIS so that points represent center of grid

I want to convert point data into a grid and used the gdal tool rasterize. The tool works but unfortunately the result looks like this. The converted point does not represent the center of the grid ...
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Describing/creating VRT/CSVT files of variable length space separator for gdal_rasterize command

I have LAS points (DTM) files with space separators. And the problem is for Z coordinate: 360020.678 6245020.453 0.008 ... 364895.678 6245245.453 14.970 ... 364370.678 6246870.453 112.312 ...
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gdal_rasterize of shapefile takes days?

I'm trying to rasterize the "Decreasing land productivity" shapefile from https://wad.jrc.ec.europa.eu/geoportal, using: gdal_rasterize -3d -co COMPRESS=DEFLATE -ts 43200 21600 ./lpd_int2.shp ./...
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