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Global Mapper is a geographic information system (GIS) software package currently developed by Blue Marble Geographics.

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Global Mapper (improving KMZ quality):“raster_export-KMZ” batch script creates a poor quality .kmz compared to the “raster export - KMZ” manual comm

I'm sure it's something I'm missing... In Global Mapper (GM) I've got my workspace loaded.. and I run a script that does nothing more than "EXPORT_RASTER" to KMZ. The orgin rasters loaded in GM will ...
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Issue with updated NearMap AKI key and Global Mapper

We recently updated our NearMap imagery API Key and now we cannot open old files. The error says “error retrieving files” then lists a temp folder that no longer exists and also has the old api key. ...
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Determine the direction of groundwater flow using borehole water levels

I am working on a project that focusses on groundwater of the Marico Biosphere Reserve in South Africa and I would like to determine the general direction groundwater flows through the study area. ...
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Why ground model from point cloud in Global Mapper is inaccurate?

I have a LAS file that I assumed was based on LiDAR, but it is actually based on ADS (airborne digital sensor) imagery, according to the body that captured the data. I load the file in to Global ...
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Converting Coordinates from wgs84 to UTM? [closed]

I have a geographical (longitude/Latitude) coordinates and i want to Convert it to UTM. 11° 13' 47.034 N , 125° 1' 30.492" E Can anyone help me?
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Run script for many profile path at once in global mapper

This code when I run it in Global Mapper, that create a .xyz file of profile path between two points GENERATE_PATH_PROFILE \ FILENAME="C:\Users\Bella\Desktop\ProfPath.xyz" \ ELEV_UNITS=METERS \ ...
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Horizon line of a vector point from terrain raster - global mapper

Is there a possibility to calculate the horizon line of a point with global mapper, not the viewshed, but just a line (or polygon) joining all the furthermost points from A and are at the same time ...
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Exporting tiled raster assets within mask feature selection?

I'm familiar with a method of exporting everything within a selected feature within Global Mapper using - Export > Export Raster/Image Format. This takes everything within that feature and exports to ...
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How to create polygon like a dashed line in Global Mapper?

I need to draw polygons like a "dash line" in Global Mapper. It is necessary that the polygon has beats and spaces between the dashes. GM has a style for lines with dashes, but it's for lines and I ...
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Exporting Satellite Imagery from ArcGIS Desktop for Global Mapper?

I have satelite imagery in ArcGIS and I want to open it in Global Mapper. The problem is that the after exporting the image it looks like the color of the image is changing. Here, below I have the ...
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Exporting style file from Global Mapper

Does anyone know how to export a style file like QGIS qml or SLD format from Global Mapper? Gm is very good at importing files like .tab with styles preserved, but I cannot find a way to write these ...
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DEFINE_SHAPE Global Mapper Clip/Crop Raster on Import

I have a tool that builds global mapper workspaces (GMW) reads text file of inputs and matching crop files. Right now it's broken because the coordinates it's putting in are in the wrong format. (we'...
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Count the total number of trees from DSM drone data

We have a DSM, DTM and ortho data processed from a drone survey with a resolution of 5cm. Are there any methods to "automatically calculate" the total number of estimated trees inside a dense ...
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After changing one layer's projection, layers don't overlay correctly

I have 2 raster layer in global mapper. 1 layer in WGS 84 and geographic coordinate system.(ALOSDEM) The second one is in NAD83 UTM Zone.(SASPlanet Image) Both of these layer are overlayed in global ...
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Error whilst exporting 3D pdf from Global Mapper

I’m try to export a 3D PDF from Global Mapper and I’m get this error message: Error exporting to 3D PDF file. Could not create U3D file. PDF3DOverlay.cpp - 645 Version: v18.2.0 (64-bit) ...
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How to display only certain features in a layer in Global Mapper?

Is there a way to restrict the records displayed on the screen from a shapefile or other layer type in Global Mapper? In ArcGIS this is called a definition query. For example if I have a text ...
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How to transform a GeoTiff DEM to png tiles encoding elevation as RGB colors

I want to convert a GeoTiff DEM file, to PNG tiles where the elevation is encoded as RGB colors with a formula like that : -10000 + ((color.r * 256 * 256 + color.g * 256 + color.b) * 0.1) I know how ...
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Line feature with elevation points?

I need done seems to be a simple task, but I cannot find out how. I want to create grid lines for a specific area at a specific angle (which is the easy part). Now I want on every gridline to be ...
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Generating STL (3D) file from raster ASTER GDEM data?

I load an ASTER data to Global Mapper workspace and try to export to STL file, receive the message that I need a 3D vector file. I tried all formats in GM, grid xyz, dem, contour in vector format ...
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Create Global Mapper script

I want create a GlobalMapper script that allows to export from a WMS: http://wms.pcn.minambiente.it/ogc?map=/ms_ogc/WMS_v1.3/raster/ortofoto_colore_12.map to a ECW after defining the coordinates. For ...
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Why Global Mapper's georeferencer misplaces controlpoint?

I am sometimes met with the problem that Global Mapper (v17.0) georeferencer misplaces controlpoints I am trying to use, but adding and then deleting the controlpoint solved the issue. However ...
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Geospatial PDF with GlobalMapper

I've generated a Geospatial PDF with GDAL 1.11.3 library. When I open it with Global Mapper v18, it looks upside down and it's not well georeferenced. I've opened it with QGIS and with Acrobat ...
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Can GlobalMapper open Personal Grodatabase (MDB( without ArcGID license?

I am wondering if GlobalMapper can read an .mdb geodatabase without an ESRI license? I have encountered some apps that can not read a .gdb without the license but can read an .mdb, so wondering if ...
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Viewshed analysis without observer point?

I want to find the most visible point within an area.. I don't have an observer point, I want to find it. based on the highest points, I've created scenarios and compare.. However there might be an ...
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Converting KML to TAB while maintaining the path to and name of embedded image

I have a number of kml files that have images linked in them. When I try to convert them to tab using FME/UniversalTranslator/QGIS/GlobalMapper I get a tab file which has the spatial location of the ...
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How to combine bands from different rasters using the global mapper raster calculator?

I am wondering how to specify what raster you are getting the band from in the global mapper raster calculator? When you open it with a more then one raster open you can check the boxes to define ...
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Clutter data - where to find for BC and how to convert to .grc

I would like to find a source of 30m or 90m clutter data for BC, Canada. Can anyone point me in the right direction? Preferably a free source. Is landcover synonymous with clutter? when ...
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Default How can I use SRTM/elevation data for vector layer Global Mapper

I want to create a 3D model of section of a city. So far the buildings, parcels etc. are digitized, however they do not have any Z/elevation data. How could I add height value to vectors using SRTM or ...
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Digitizing roads from a scanned map

I have a scanned map in which roads are shown in red color, the RGB value being R>250, G=0 and B=0. Is there a way to auto digitize the roads by specifying RGB criterion or snap criterion? My ...
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Adding a WMS to XMap 8

I'm having trouble adding a WMS to XMap 8, and I'm curious if it can be done at all. I've been using Global Mapper for geologic research for quite a while, which has the ability to download data ...
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Georeferencing PDF maps for use in Avenza PDF maps

I have PDF maps like the one below (normally PDF, but JPEG for this) that I would like to be able to georeference to use with Avenza PDF maps. I don't have GIS training, but have access to Arcmap ...
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Recommendations for creating contour map from depth points

I am trying to put together a safe routes map for a local lake. I have an old paper map that has a grid of various depths as points. I would like to draw contour lines through these points and create ...
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Retrieving Elevation from Color in Raster DEM?

I'm fairly new to GIS work. I have a DEM in raster format, that is unfortunately not properly meta-referenced. In other words it has a legend where each color is assigned with the respective ...
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Geo- referencing Projected coordinated raster with GCS - ArcGIS

I have raster displaying Lat/ Long grid, but map information shows that, it s been mapped in Gauss Krugger projetion/ Beijing 1954. So, technically we need to geo reference the map in Gauss Krugger/ ...
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Offset series of points perpendicular to a line with another line as a reference distance

I need to find out how to move/create a series of points which are already on a line perpendicular left or right to intersect with a second line which runs parallel to the first. The distance between ...
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What programs would allow for the mapping of a geoid in 3d?

I would like to find a method for plotting an exaggerated geoid (e.g. topography): I primarily use R for my work but would be interested in other open source software options (e.g. QGIS w/ GRASS). I ...
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Extract ground elevation from a path of lat/lon

I have a set of Lat/Lon points and I'd like to know the actual ground elevation of these points. I have access to Global Mapper, Google Earth, AutoCAD Civil 3D. Could somebody suggest the bets way ...
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QGIS 2.0.1 connecting to ESRI WMTS jpeg vs jpg

I'm currently trying to troubleshoot an issue I have connecting to ESRI WMTS services. Esri ArcGIS Server seems to provide the format as JPEG via the rest service, but in the get capabilites ...
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How to write script for Line of sight and Viewshed analysis in Global Mapper

I wanted to write script in Global Mapper for Line of Sight and Viewshed analysis. I tried to calculate using Viewshed and Global Mapper Tools but the issue I am facing is that analysis is user ...
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How to adjust data digitized from an erroneously georeferenced basemap?

I have made quite a big georeferencing error, by attributing one of the control points of the map with a value that is 2 km less than the actual value, on the horizontal axis. The georeferenced map ...
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Error when converting shapefile to .dxf

I have created a polygon shapefile in Erdas Imagine 9.2 from a raster image. I want to export it to .dxf or .dgn for further processing. When I export the .shp to .dxf in Global Mapper, large polygons ...
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Options for manually identifying road defects from Terrestrial Lidar

I am trying to create a process to identify road defects manually from Lidar. We have Erdas 2013, ArcGIS10.1 and Global Mappper 14.2 as options for paid software. So far Merrick Mars displays the ...
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Global Mapper Opening Error

I am having a problem when I am opening Global Mapper workspace that I had already created and saved it. Evey time I try to open it an error appear and nothing opens on the screen. Is there a way to ...
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Creating catalog of vector layers using ArcGIS Platform?

Is there a way to create a catalog of vector layers in ESRI? We have thousands of tiles of 25cm contour data which we need to individually find and add to maps. It would be so much easier if there was ...
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Flattening JP2 files to single band (i.e. averaging bands)?

I have created thousands of png tiles using ArcGIS and have merged groups of them into large jp2 files for serving via GeoServer. I need to flatten these to a single band so that I can apply a colour ...
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gdal_merge to merge hundreds of png files

I need to merge about 760 png files into one and am looking at using gdal for this. This is related to the following question Getting a constant background color for transparency P:\2012\...
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Can any non-Terrago products produce geopdfs recognized by the Terrago toolbar in Acrobat? [closed]

Neither ArcMap nor GlobalMapper seem to be produce geopdfs that are recognized by the Terrago toolbar. Can anything besides Terrago products produce geopdfs that the Toolbar will accept?