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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Georeference an unreferenced image using rasterio in Python

I have unregistered/unreferenced 6 band TIFF images that I have been trying to export as georeferenced GeoTIFFs. The GPS coordinates of the corners of each image is known and each image is 1024 height ...
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Opening MOD17A3 in ENVI so it is properly georeferenced?

I am using ENVI 5.1 on Windows 8. I am trying to open a MOD17A3 (MODIS Net Primary Productivity standard product - L4) .hdf file which I downloaded from the USGS website. I am still a beginner at ENVI,...
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Georeference single drone image from EXIF data

Looking for an algorithm (python, formulas, whatever...) to georeference a single drone image based on its EXIF data. Specifically, I need to translate drone GPS latitude and longitude (after ...
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Georeference and warp a drone image based on sensor orientation and location

I have been flying some drone surveys over the ocean and need to properly project and georeference my images. I have all the information I think I need: lat, lon, altitude, yaw, pitch, and roll along ...
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QGIS Referencer: Tranformed Failed

I'm using a new install of QGIS 2.18.2 on an iMac running OSX 10.10.5. I create a new project. I use the OpenLayers plugin to show an OSM background of a part of Mayfair in London. I now use the ...
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How to use Scale tool when Georeferencing Raster in ArcMap?

I'm georeferencing a bunch of maps in ArcMap 10.0. The Shift and Rotate commands are pretty easy to use, no problems there. But whenever I use the Scale command, the image completely changes ...
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Obtaining a transform for Affine transformation (Cartesian to geodetic coordinate system)

I have a Line, defined as 2 points in a Cartesian coordinate system. Shapely allows projecting this line with an affine transformation if a transform is specified. from shapely.geometry import ...
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Change black box around a Raster

Using the GDAL Georeferencer QGIS 3.10.10 I have georeferenced an old map, so now it is rotated a bit. The NoData fields for the "frame" are now black (RBG = 0,0,0). I would like to get rid ...
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Adjusting georeferencing of GeoTIFF?

I have three thermal IR images of a boat acquired by a drone as it flew overhead. The images were taken at one second intervals, are GeoTIFF files and overlap one another. I don't know exactly how the ...
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Getting EPS vector as georeferenced layer into QGIS

I have an eps-file with polygons of landuse. The file has coordinates to georeference it. I need to convert it into a geo vector. I could do the following steps: export/convert the eps to raster (...
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Aligning two raster layers in QGIS?

I am teaching myself GIS in baby steps, I recently acquired aerial imagery (employing RGB and NIR-GB sensors) using a small UAV with the intent of generating a map in a small plot of land. After ...
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Mapbox - Uploaded GeoTIFF file has no bounds

I'm trying to add GCP data to an old map and then upload it as a tileset to Mapbox. I've managed to add the data using Georeferencer and the output in qgis looks okay, but when I upload it as a ...
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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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QGIS - Layer missing polygons after pointsfile transformation

I'm using pointsfile transformation in QGIS for the georeferentiation of my layers. After the transformation the result some times has polygons missing like here: Why is this happening? How do I ...
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Exposing function or transformation matrix that QGIS georeferencer develops to georeference raster?

The problem: Think of the London Tube Map. Logically correct, but physically inaccurate. I want to display such an arist's impression (un-transformed, so recognisable) on a mobile web site and have ...
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QGIS georeferenced image does not apear in the map area

I'm having issues with some georeferenced images in QGIS 2.10.1-Pisa. I generally georeference PDF's of new land subdivisions over aerial photos to get the layout of the new subdivision, generally ...
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QGIS 2.10 Can't load georeference plugin?

Apparently my problem was already present in older versions of Qgis. I don't know how to fix it, knowing I have a Linux system (Fedora 23). Somethiing similar here : Where to download QGIS 2.10? So, ...
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Batch Georectifying Imagery

I have a large collection of drone images that aren't georeferenced. I'd like to georectify them by pulling projection and coordinate data from the GeoTiff files, but I'm having difficulty. My ...
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Merge several images and Export a GeoTiff File

I have approx 500 geo-referenced images that I was hoping to merge into 1 geo-referenced file, and export it as a single geotiff file. To be used in AutoCAD Civil 3D I know I am pushing my luck and ...
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Incorporating known GPS/INS data to automatically produce geo-registered 3D models

I am trying to reconstruct a 3D building model from 2D video frames using an open-source Structure-From-Motion(SFM) software (Bundler). The final reconstructed 3D model will be in Cartesian ...
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Join .csv file and .shp of georeferenced points

I have georeferenced a map and saved a selection of some points on the map. These points are cities of departure and arrival and I want to join the .shp with a and excel .csv with the information of ...
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Georeferencing with shapefile instead of raster image in QGIS

I have a geographic file (be it shapefile or otherwise) which is stretched and dislocated into the wrong projection space. So I'm wondering how to approximate its correct location by selecting points ...
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Calculating inverse polynomial transforms for pixel sampling when map georeferencing

In map georeferencing, one typically chooses a set of ground control points that represent pixel locations in the map image along with their real world geographic coordinates, which are then used to ...
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Difference between Affine, Bilinear and Helmert Transformations

I'm georeferencing old arial photos with a commercial GIS. The software offers me 'Affine', 'Bilinear' and 'Helmert transformation' as transformation options. Unfortunately, the support of the GIS can'...
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Digitizing against PDF in ArcGIS Pro

I am relatively new to GIS and am using ArcGIS Pro. I am making a map of a property that includes a watercourse and an environmental setback from the watercourse. I need to add the development plans ...
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Georeferencing using GDAL geotransform top left corner coordinates

Following this stack exchange example by kflaw, and other examples of the use of geotrasform I am trying to georeference images using pre-computed extent rectangles. However, I am also struggling to ...
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Adding additional points to GCP table after an image has been georeferenced

I have finished georeferencing an image with no attached coordinate system. I was unsatisfied as the image was not accurately overlayed on the map. The dx/dy & Residual error values are not ...
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Georeferencing multiple images as GeoTIFF (same size and extents) in QGIS

I have 50 images and I want to georeference them all on to the exactly same place. They have all the exactly same size and extends. I've begun to load the same georeferencing points for every single ...
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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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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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How to georeference multispectral raster without loss of data

I am trying to align two rasters made of data captured during same flight, but with separate cameras (drone - onboard, and Micasense RedEdge) and two separate gps devices (drone and another one ...
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Georeferencing Cadastral map in DWG using AutoCAD Map 3D?

I want to georeference a cadastral map in dwg format. I have the lat-long of 3+ points on the map but do not have the scale. I tried "Set Location" in Autocad Map 3D but it references using the lat/...
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Image Shifting After Georeferencing in ArcGIS Pro?

I am georeferencing images in ArcGIS Pro using control points. After I export the control points and save the image, it shifts downward and displays in a different location. Now when I open the image, ...
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create neighborhood list in R with large dataset

I want to create a weight matrix based on distance. My code for the moment looks as follows and functions for a smaller sample of the data. However, with the large dataset (569424 individuals in 24077 ...
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Google earth image appears flat and in the wrong location when georeferencing

I've been trying to add an image of my site which I got from Google Earth Pro. But I can't seem to georeference it properly using the georeferencing tool in Predictor noise modelling software. I've ...
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Georeferencing CIA's Lambert Conformal Conic projection in QGIS?

I'm trying to load into the QGIS an image generated from the NA CIA Fact Book PDF which uses Lambert Conformal Conic Projection, standard parallels 25°N and 77°N. I'd like to work with the exact ...
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formula to calculate geo-referencing paramerters

I am trying to overlap the vector and raster data. I have two control points on both raster and vector data. Now I want to generate world file parameters for overlapping two data. I am using ...
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Seeking example .PRJ file using WKT syntax for Concat_MT?

I've been digging into the WKT format definition found here:WKT Format with the aim of defining a PRJ with two chained affine transforms to go from a known projected system to a local grid. I've been ...
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Unable to activate GDAL Georeferencer in QGIS

I have installed QGIS 2.14 on my MacBook Air, but am unable to activate the "Georeferencer GDAL" plugin. When I open the "Manage and Install Plugins" dialog, the Georeferencer GDAL plugin is listed ...
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QGIS: georeferencer, resolution-dependent behaviour, why resolution is negative

I am trying to georeference sovet military maps from maps.vlasenko.net. I have manage with one, but to my surprise I am failing badly with georeferencing a second file (M33-3 map). Let me go piece ...
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Google Earth Extension to export georeferenced image?

Has somebody coded an extension to Google Earth that will export a georeferenced image from google earth? Google Earth and Google Earth Pro only export the image *.jpg *.png etc and don't export the ...
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failed gdal script from QGIS Georeferencer using Thin Plate Spline (TPS)

I'm trying to georeference a photo using QGIS Georeferencer plugin (this is an oblique photograph. I know I should be using a proper georectification routine, but my current work now is just to simply ...
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How to Georeference in QGIS 2.12.1 Lyon

I used to be able to Georeference in QGIS but now I can't. These are the steps I go through. At the end of it nothing happens. No layer is added to my Layers Panel and no document is created in the ...
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QGIS tiff image loaded but not visible

In QGIS I used the Georeferencer on a jpg image I had prepared in Gimp. But when I load the resulting tiff image into my QGIS project it is invisible, even though an image viewing program can show it ...
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Problem in loading map to Georeferencer in QGIS

I'm trying to load a map to the Georeferencer in QGIS using the approach from http://www.qgistutorials.com/en/docs/georeferencing_basics.html. I try to get the locality coordinates(lat/lon) of the '...
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Changing the background color of the Georeferencer in QGIS

Is there a way to change the background color of the Georeferencer in QGIS? What I mean is, can I somewhere change the color that does not belong to the image that is about to be georeferenced? Let’s ...
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Georeferencing declassified CORONA images of coastlines?

I'm trying to georeference declassified CORONA images of coastlines in order to asses coastline changes and human impact. In most case, georeferencing is easy, but since images of coastlines can only ...
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Preserve GCP's after gdalwarp

I'm trying to figure out how I can preserve my GCP's after a gdalwarp. I need the georeferenced GCP's data, so I can calculate the Root Mean Squared Error. Is there a way to preserve this data, and ...
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Install Georeferencer Plug-in QGis 1.7.0 OS X

I'm trying to install the Georeferencer plug-in in QGis 1.7.0 on Mac OS X (10.5.8). However the plug-in doesn't show up in the list. I have used "enable 3rd parties directory" and I have checked "...
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How to georeference an areal photograph given known coordinates of the four corners and center of the image

First, let me say that I am new to this field. I have an existing image/video viewing application. My primary goal is to implement an efficient method to determine the latitude and longitude of any ...

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