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Questions tagged [georeferencing]

Aligning geographic data to a known coordinate system so it can be viewed, queried, and analyzed with other geographic data.

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Control Points Disappear from ArcMap Link Table

I georeferenced a scan map and updated my georeferencing after adding the control points. But after I started digitising, and saving edits, I soon realised that when I open the link table on the ...
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How to scale up a reference image in QGIS?

I'm creating a fictional map and I've made a raster of it in Photoshop. I've added the image by dragging and dropping it into the program. I also have an OSM layer as reference for the size I need my ...
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Importing a georeferenced DWG/ DXF into QGIS

I work in an ecological consultancy and we would save money on mapping tiles if we could import DWG files into QGIS, they must be georeferenced however as we need to draw on various habitats ...
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Overlay png image onto shapefile in QGIS? [on hold]

How can I overlay a png file onto a shapefile in QGIS? I loaded both into QGIS and then tried using the Georeferencer tool to assign coordinates on the png image but then I get stuck on overlaying the ...
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Transverse Mercator (TM) to Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) [closed]

I am a new to QGIS. How can I convert a Transverse Mercator (TM) raster image to Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM)? The raster file that I used has a projection: Transverse Mercator (TM); WGS-84;...
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How to check the distortion of an image that has been taken from a drone in order to georeference it?

Is it possible to check if my video, taken from a dji phantom 4 advanced has the fisheye effect? I want to georeference multiple same frames, so i wonder if i have to correct the distortions first. ...
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City Engine: Align Terrain to Shapes - Purpose?

What is the purpose of aligning the terrain to shapes, if I have already aligned my shapes to the terrain? In my understanding, the terrain is a reference surface, and therefore I wouldn't want to ...
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automatically georeference QgsGeometry.fromPoint features on creation

Is there a way to automatically georeference fromPoint features upon creation? I use this layer URI: self.pinLayer = QgsVectorLayer( "Point?crs=epsg:3857&field=id:integer&...
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Looking for a projection used for Nova Scotia in 1924

I have a map of Nova Scotia published by the Department of the Interior Canada in 1924 which I would like to georeference. The map has a graticule labeled with latitude and longitude. According to a ...
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QGIS Georeferencing - removing co-ord bubbles from .tiff file layer

I'm new to QGIS ... I've georeferenced a raster image using the georeferencing tool. That went well. However, when the new TIFF layer opened, it still had the yellow co-ord bubbles. How do I remove ...
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Find CRS/Projection that matches a map [duplicate]

I have been given some utility plant maps for a project my company is working on but they don't come with a projection listed (they are in PDF format, but I will strip them down, make them transparent,...
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QGIS 3.4.4 georeferencing issues

I have upgraded to QGIS 3.4.4 and using the georeferencer and there appears to be shift when zooming in and out of a georeferenced image (Transformation type is Helmert, Resampling Method is Linear ...
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reproject *TO* MODIS sinusoidal grid

I want a global file chopped into multiple netcdf files corresponding to the modis tiles. I currently have a directory of GLOBAL netcdf files over time. NOTE: ERA interim data is on the regular lat/...
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Creating GeoTIFF from TIFF image?

I have a TIFF file that is 2880x1440 pixels. It is a global map in simple cylindrical projection (i.e., each pixel is a 1/8th degree square): If the uppermost leftmost pixel has coordinates x = 1, ...
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Georeferenced images not lining up correctly with one another in QGIS?

After georeferencing these 3 images onto my basemap (openstreetmap) they do not line up (see how the white lines are mismatching). Why is this the case and how can I solve this problem? I made sure ...
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What is happening different to my TIFF between export data and arcpy

I am working in FME with TIFFs downloaded from sentinel-1 (SAR). These TIFFs display correctly in ArcMap but in FME is loses its spatial reference and a bound box calculation gives the number of ...
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Georeferenced Rasters from QGIS to ESRI: coordinate system problem

I have georeferenced rasters in QGIS (2.18). We assigned a coordinate system to the image: EPSG 26917, which is NAD83 Zone 17N. When i then bring this image into ESRI, the coordinate system is ...
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Seeking code sample or pointer showing how to calculate Corner Coordinates of JPG file based on EXIF GPS data? [closed]

This is a follow up to this question: Using GDAL to extract Corner Coordinates based on a jpg file's GPS EXIF data? Per the answer I received to the above question, gdal_merge cannot merge JPG ...
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Projecting gtiff data using GDAL and Python?

I have a tile data and I would like to transform the data to a gtiff data with georeference information via gdal and python. The tile is the quadtree tile with quad key 1321222320321122. The left ...
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Location of Georeferencer in QGIS Las Palmas [duplicate]

I can't find the georeferencer in qGIS las Palmas 2.18
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Transforming GRIB file into GeoTIFF that is correctly georeferenced using Python GDAL?

I am trying to transform a GRIB file into a GeoTIFF to be used in a ArcGIS, but am having trouble getting the image to display in the correct location. I have been able to create a GeoTIFF, using GDAL ...
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Georeference : Control Points Check Box

I was trying to georeference an image and wanted to uncheck (not delete) few control points. But the check box is which allows me to do so went invisible. Can someone please help in resolving the ...
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Preparing AutoCAD file for QGIS?

I have an AutoCAD file which i want to open in QGIS as a shapefile. In QGIS the coordinate reference system is WGS84 EPSG:4326 but I do not know how to make my AutoCAD drawing in same coordinate ...
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Align unreferenced TIFF with GeoTIFF in QGIS

I'm working in QGIS. I have two TIFF files of the exact same dimensions, but one of them is georeferenced and the other isn't. I'd like to import the non-georeferenced file so that it aligns exactly ...
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Are Google satellite images precise enough for georeferencing?

I need to georeference historical aerial images (from 1976). There is no metadata, e.g. reference system, available. I thought I could use Google satellite to set ground control points for ...
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Why QGIS produces georeferenced TIFF files differing in size by two orders of magnitude on the basis of very similar JPEG maps?

I am using QGIS for vectorising some small-scale maps from a historical atlas. The maps are provided as JPEG images 3703 x 4718 ranging roughly from 5 to 9 MB in size. All georeferenced tiff images ...
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Producing offset after georeferencing Soviet topographical military maps from printed control point coordinates in QGIS

I have 'acquired' a collection of scans of (previously top-secret) Soviet-era military topographical maps at a set of 1:25.000. I want to georeference a set of these scans. I know the coordinate ...
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How to trace a polygon from a search engine image?

I need to draw a polygon shape around Tobermory and Bunnehaven, (these are situated at the top of Figure 1 below. The issue I have with this image is that I am finding it hard to geo reference. As you ...
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What projection is used in Argentina cadastral maps from 1901?

I am looking to georeference and digitize the cadastral maps for Argentina from 1901 and I need some help in determining the projection which was used in the creation of this maps. For more detailed ...
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Georeference a raster, CRS unknown but latitude and longitude grid is there

So, the situation involves : QGIS 2.18 and georerencer plugin; Downloaded TIF of an old canadian topographical map from Quebec National Library and Archives (permalink here) and as you can see, this ...
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ArcGIS 10.5 - Testing the accuracy of a satellite image's georeferencing using dGPS ground control points

I want to test the accuracy of the georeferencing of a satellite image by using a set of independent ground control points collected in the field via differential GPS. Is there a tool/method/...
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How to create a GCP (*.points) file from a Shapefile (points layer)

I have created a points layer which represent Ground Control Points (GCP) for georeferencing scanned topographic maps via 'Add Layer > Add Delimited Text Layer', where I saved coordinates in a .csv ...
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Quantifying error on georeferenced aerial imagery

I georeferenced historical aerial imagery of a coastal area to estimate the size of oil sheens on the surface of the ocean. The control points I used were on land (street intersections, buildings, etc....
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Georeference plugin Qgis 3.x not working

I cannot open the Georeferencer in both Qgis 3.0.2 Girona and 3.2.3 Bonn. The plugin worked fine in both 3.x versions until today. It still work in version 2.18.24. It doesn't seem to open any ...
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Different methods to reduce georeferenced Imagery size

I have geo-referenced imagery with a size of around 7GB. When I apply GDAL Leaflet compression on the imagery, the size is reduced to 400MB. I have to generate tiles from this geo-referenced imagery. ...
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Automatically Recognised Targets for Combined Laser Scanning and Photogrammetry

I'm currently performing an engineering honours thesis on terrestrial photogrammetry and laser scanning in Archaeology. Both methods will be used to document a single location first and analysis will ...
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Image disappearing when georeferencing google earth image?

I have downloaded an image from google earth with four control points ready to geo reference. I enter the first two points and everything is fine. Then I enter a third point, the image disappears and ...
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Georeferencing Old German Map in ArcMap that uses Ferro Meridian and very uncommon projection

I am trying to georeference an old map of the German Reich from 1930's. The map is based on the topographische Übersichtskarte des Deutschen Reiches 1:200000. The coordinates depicted on the map, ...
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Georeferencing Vector File using QGIS? [duplicate]

I am using QGIS 3.2.3. I have extracted a contour layer from a PDF file and saved it as a shapefile as individual lines (using Canvas). There is no projection information associated with the data. I'...
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Extremely Laggy whenever I start georeferencing TIFF Image on ArcMap 10.6

I have been running my ArcMap on my new work computer for a month or so, it went fine. But since last week, ArcMap becomes slower whenever I load the map/georeferencing, these days when I georeference ...
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Georeferencing map in QGIS?

I am trying to georeference my map, But I am unsure how can I rotate my image so that I can find GCP points easily from map canvas. In this image North is clearly visible. Using qgis 3.0.
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Georeferencing a raster with known Lon/Lat center coordinate

I would like to digitize a scanned map, see example below. The projection and datum information is available on the map. I am familiar with georeferencing of a scanned image that contains multiple ...
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How to obtain TIFF file using data from CSV files

I have a set of CSV files containing lat-long values for certain land cover classes. Long Lat 80.1 23.0 80.2 23.1 80.3 23.2 80.4 23.3 ... From this point on, I need to generate a TIFF file ...
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Why doesn't QGIS georeferencer support gdal scripting for projective transformation?

I am georeferencing drone images with QGIS, and the transformation method that gives the best results is the projective one. As I have many images, I would like to write a gdal script to automate the ...
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coordinates of objects from geo-tagged images

I have geo-tagged images (i.e have the latitude and longitude from where the images were taken) from a truck every 20 feet. I am trying to understand if it is possible to extract the latitude and ...
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How to use Raster Bender plugin in QGIS 2.18?

I have a distorted raster of a historic map that I need to warp to match the modern map. I've installed the plugin Raster Blender, but I can't work out how to use it, and can find no instructions ...
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Highlighting an area of a map

I would like to have a borderline around a subset South-South(SS) part of the map (Map 1) (More like highlighting the subset part). I tried to clip a vector of the subset (map 2) to the entire map, ...
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ArcScene - Spatial reference

I am having trouble merging different layers in ArcScene. As there is no such thing as the "Georeferencing" used in ArcMap, I am not able to view two different Layers in one document. Is there ...
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Disappearing map image when georeferencing in ArcGIS 10.6 desktop

I am trying to add an un-georeferenced map into ArcMap as raster so that I can manually georeference it, then use it as a base to draw polygon features on top of it. I can add in the image and ...
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Georeference old historic maps of Africa in ArcGIS 10

I have a couple of historical maps of Africa which need to be georeferenced. There are latitude and longitude information on the map and now my question is may I use wgs84 in order to georeference ...