Questions tagged [geoprocessing]

Geoprocessing is a GIS operation used to manipulate GIS data. If you are performing geoprocessing using ArcGIS then the tag Geoprocessing-framework is specific to that software and should be used instead.

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Invalid geometry error when running Vector Intersection tool in QGIS 3

I am reworking an exercise that runs fine in QGIS 2.14 and 2.18 but have encountered an error in QGIS 3.2. I am using Windows 8. I am using the Alaska training data and adding the majrivers and trees ...
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Why does Topo to raster tool stall in ArcMap 10.1?

I'm having the following problem - An 8 mile by 4 mile set of 2 foot contours. Whenever I start the topo to raster tool, I get a constant loop of the tool running. And running, and running, and ...
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Cannot use published zonal stats geoprocessing service (Arcgis Java API)

I am primarily following this tutorial. Here is the signature for the service used in the sample. It is slightly different than the one I have had any success with, though if I recall correctly the ...
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How to use Memory layers in QGIS plugin to store results of Geoprocessing tools

I'm building a plugin to perform Multi Criteria Analysis (yes another one...). As part of my workflow intersecting vectorlayers is needed. I use QgsOverlayAnalyzer.intersection (a pity union is not ...
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How to return FeatureLayer from gp service(using custom function tool) (.NET)?

My basic problem is that I have a custom function tool HLZCalulation that I created. It takes in a string to a file gdb , opens it, does some calculations, and then returns a featurelayer with the ...
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How to automate locally QGIS plugin building steps using exe or script?

I have made a plugin name Area Calc on my local computer. The plugin work very well. I have followed this. I don't want to release plugin. Is there any way to automate the whole above task through a ...
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Killing a geoprocessing tool without killing all of ArcMap

When I try to open a geoprocessing tool (typically Layer to KML), the window frequently freezes, especially if I alt-tab away from the map. I'd like to just kill that window, without killing all of ...
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Inverting shapefile in QGIS 2.18?

I asked a question earlier about how to invert my file "hydropolys.shp" from a vector of ocean and seas to a vector of land and got sent to here, but I am experiencing issues where using the "...
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Best approach to process thousands of TIFF files

I have a data source with a folder pyramid that contains several thousands of GeoTIFF files, about 70Mb each. I would like to process these so that I can display the map overlays on a OpenLayers web ...
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ArcGIS Web Mapping Service Extract By Mask Give 99999 Error

The USDA used to provide four-band NAIP imagery as TIFF tiles for each township (6x6 miles) in the USA. The 2013 data only available as an ArcGIS web-mapping service. Not being a big fan of ...
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obtaining the viewer extent of an ArcGIS portal page w/ python widget

I will be hosting various locations of features on an ArcGIS portal page, and want to add a geoprocessing widget (Python toolbox) that will export those features currently seen in the viewer. The ...
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What is the correct term or terminology for calculating variables within a defined distance of a point?

Imagine I have a dataset where each row is a single property with information like square footage, price, the lat/lon, etc. For each row, I would like to identify all other properties within a defined ...
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SAGA GIS work with python API error

I want to work with python API and SAGA GIS. I am very new with this work. The first step I find one module for example Slope, Aspect, Curvature and I take with right click one python script. python ...
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How to add Geo PDF header to a PDF rendered with mapnik?

I rendered a PDF with mapnik and I am now trying to add geospatial header information to the PDF. I tried the method add_geospatial_pdf_header() from mapnik.printing.PDFPrinter. I do get some Geo PDF ...
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Calculating Aerosol optical thickness from Landsat 7

EDIT I have added question down I am reading one paper and I found method to retrive AOT from landsat 7 image This should be simplifield equation, because they assumed observation zenit as 0. Than ...
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Creating polygons using mask layer?

I looked at this question, but it only answers part of my problem. I want to create Thiessen polygons based off of the green points within the blue polygon boundary ONLY. I've set the Processing ...
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GeoServer WPS process fail with OpenLayers 2: “The request body should be contained in a CDATA section”

I am trying to create an application with WPS builder like this: http://dev.openlayers.org/releases/OpenLayers-2.13.1/examples/wps.html When input format = "text/xml; subtype=wfs-collection/1.0", it ...
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ArcGIS .Net GP tools debug

I'm developing a GP Tool with .Net ArcObjects SDK. I would like to debug my GP tool but I haven't figured how. I have tried to enable background processing in Geoprocessing Options and attach ...
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Where to find QGIS geoprocessing results?

Is there a way to access in QGIS 2.6.1 something like the Geoprocessing Results window found in ArcGIS? The History and Log window in QGIS appears to show the geoprocessing results from SAGA, OTB ...
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Understanding lifecycle of .NET geoprocessing tools on ArcGIS for Server?

I've done a number of .NET geoprocessing tools for ArcGIS 10.1 that get published as geoprocessing services on ArcGIS Server. Lately we've seen behavior that makes me question something I thought I ...
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Returning distances in meters from Near (Analysis) tool of ArcGIS for Desktop?

I'm trying to write a python program that returns the distance from each point in a set to the nearest road. Specifically, I was looking for any points within 10 meters of the roads. Both sets of ...
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Is there an easier way to capture polyline elevation data?

I am in the middle of migrating a watercourse network dataset from AutoCAD map 3D to ArcGIS 10. I have been able insert the various streams/rivers/nodes into arcgis and project the associated ...
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Pulling ArcSDE feature classes from current map to fieldmapping as DETable?

I'm working with SDE layers in arcmap. trying to avoid pointing to the sde file itself. I've tried workspace.Pathname, it was empty for sde remote workspace. I've also tried IName from workspace, ...
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Export Web Map Task: Configure HTTP response headers

Is there any way to configure the http headers (response headers) of a geoprossessing task hosted by ArcGIS for Server? I would like to make the export web map task, return an image which would be ...
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Geoserver WPS process list enabling /disabling through functionality code provided by geoserver WEBINF/lib

How can i enable or disable WPS processes through functionality code, i haven't found that related functionality code in geoserver WPS extension jar files those are in WEBINF/lib. Please guide me the ...
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Convert Arcpy results to feature class in ArcMap 10.1

I am using ArcGIS 10.1 and am a newbie in Python. Currently we are executing stored procedure (from sql server) through ArcPy in ArcMap. I want to create feature class from executing following python ...
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ModelBuilder Output Creates .lock file and Cannot Overwrite When Ran a Second Time

I am having trouble overwriting an output shapefile from ModelBuilder. The model works great when ran the first time, but I get an '000210 : Cannot create output .' error if I re-run the model. The ...
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Is there an ArcGIS to PostGIS function cross-reference table?

I was looking back at the presentation called "PostGIS Tips for Power Users" by Paul Ramsey and got to thinking... Has anyone ever seen an ArcGIS Geoprocessing Tool to PostGIS function cross-reference ...
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How to check if a GP service (async) has any jobs that are not completed yet?

I am trying to find out a way to tell if a GP service has any jobs that were submitted and are not completed yet. I have noticed that one can see the status of a specific service by using the ArcGIS ...
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PyProj/Proj4 convert geographic to projected coordinates for Geostationary Data

I am trying to convert geographic coordinates (in degrees east/north lon lat) to projected coordinates in meters for geostationary full disc data (GVAR Goes East data from CLASS). To do this, I tried ...
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Why does Clip analysis generate (some) empty output?

I am running a script that is working (see below) - it pulls a file from a folder, clips from that file based on an intersection with another file, and creates a new shapefile in a new folder. It has ...
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How to remove coastlines from Admin 0 data set using GRASS?

I have a set of international borders that I would like to overlay on top of a different data layer that represents coastlines ("land" essentially). I would like to convert my Admin 0 polygons into ...
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Geoprocessing operations re-introduce geometry errors after “repair geometry” succeeds

I am working with a shapefile that has many small, detailed polygons. After exporting it to a feature class in a geodatabase, I found that some operations (for example, Snap in the Editing Toolbox) ...
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Reclassify raster tool in ArcGIS 10 creating no-data cells

I have been attempting to calculate a slope raster in ArcGis 10, and have been encountering a problem where cells which previously had data appear as no data cells in a few places on the raster ...
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How to dissolve polygons that have been split back into their original polygons?

I had a feature class containging about a thousand polygons.After some processing such as intersecting, dissolving, merging, more intersecting, I ended up with a feature class of about 6000 polys. ...
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Grid perspective tool

I'm not a cartographer, but want to use a map for my project from world atlas book. I scanned the map, but no matter how carefully it is scanned, it's perspective is slightly distorted and it's ...
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Invalid return value: published arcgis server 10.0 toolbox

I have a published toolbox that is using conditional execution in one of its models: This works fine in ArcGIS Desktop 10.0, and each sub model\script works fine when run separately from this model ...
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Flex Geoprocessing Widget output parameter invalid

I want to publish a ArcToolbox with a script on a Flex application as a widget. I have ArcGIS server from which I will publish it as a geoprocessing service. The tool has an input parameter which is a ...
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Large point to Polygon by buffer-join-buffer-dissolve issues

I have a few large datasets (about 10 million points) which I am buffering, then joining, dowgrading and finally buffering and dissolving. This is all in a model which works fine with sample smaller ...
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ArcGIS Can't get ResultImageLayer

I am unable to get a ResultImageLayer. I can get a GPFeatureRecordSetLayer using ResultData and add the feature geometries individually. I am using ArcServer 10.1 so it is not a pre-release problem. ...
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Esri-Leaflet, Geoprocessing, and Error 500 on return

I'm receiving an error 500 back from ArcGIS Server when I submit a polygon via ESRI-Leaflet. I'm not overly good with Javascript, so I may be missing something obvious - though it's not obvious to me. ...
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What could cause a Spatial Join (Completely Within) to return false positives?

Im using ArcMap 10.3 I have a large feature class of Archaeological surveys that I need to Spatial Join to a target feature class of buffered work locations to find locations that are Completely ...
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ArcGIS freezes when opening most toolboxes

I'm using ArcGIS 10.6.1 on Windows 10. I work from home using a VPN to connect to my university's network. It's been nearly impossible to open any dialog boxes. For instance, I frequently use the ...
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Exporting geoprocessing results history from MXD?

I have an MXD with the results saved to it. I want to look at the parameters that were set for some of the tools externally, so I want to export the results. Can this be done?
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pass selected value from drop down list in updateParameters(self) as input to python script

I managed to create two drop down lists using the validation code where an user can select the first parameter from a list and get another filtered list for the second parameter. However, I am ...
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ArcGIS server Geoprocessing job failed immediately after submit

I have a few geoprocessing services published onto a production ArcGIS server but after a series of Windows 2012R2 and ArcGIS server updates, the services stopped function. When I submit a job, ...
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GDAL intersection returning NoneType in Python

I have two shapefiles, one for landuse and one for subbasin. I want to find out how much landuse area is present within 3rd feature of subbasin shapefile. I am using following code. fillu = ogr....
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Filter a list of layers under drop down

Is there a way to filter a list of layers under the drop down whenever selecting a layer to run a geoprocessing tool? Because I have 40 some layers displayed in the Table of Contents of ArcMap which ...
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Geoprocessor won't execute with ArcObjects

When I use the geoprocessor in my ArcObjects code for creating a feature in the sdeworkspace it doesn't work and returns an empty path for geoprocessor output. How can I solve this problem? ...
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Transect profile plot matlab

I have 3D matrix file where XYZ are lon,lat and height. I plot these XYZ value using scatter3. Now I want to plot profile of height (along a line in km) of the data where xaxis:distance along line in ...