GRASS GIS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System) is a free, open source geographical information system (GIS) capable of handling raster, topological vector, image processing, and graphic data.

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Advice on which open-source GIS program to choose for object oriented feature extraction

Hello: I need to extract polygon features from a series of raster images I have. I think that object oriented feature extraction might be the way to go, i.e. segmenting the image, and then doing an ...
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Error on GRASS GIS 7 Startup - Invalid line in RC file

Upon GRASS GIS 7.0.4 startup I keep getting this error: Cleaning up temporary files... Starting GRASS GIS... ERROR: Invalid line in RC file: ' ' (need ...
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GRASS 7.3 r.fill.dir Does Not Create Output Raster

I am running GRASS 7.3 on Mac OS X El Capitan (2.9GHz, 8GB RAM). I have had to disable SIP in order to run it, but it works. I am hoping to perform some hydrological analyses on a few DEMs. My DEMs ...
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How do I connect my Python script external to the Grass GIS 7 program in Windows 10?

I've tried to find resources online to link and run my Python script externally from Grass GIS 7, however, I have not been successful. I found resources here that provide instructions (e.g., https://...
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QGIS GRASS: Error when converting vector to raster

I am trying to convert a vectorial layer (a grid of regular points with values, representing probabilities, associated to each point). I tried to use QGIS, but I got this error: ERROR 1: Attempt to ...
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AniMove error “Wrong value for parameter GRASS7 folder”

I installed animove in QGIS 2.14, then I go to Processing -> Options, Under the Providers section find Animove, Under Animove check Activate. I do this and then press OK. Error message "Wrong ...
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Add r.null functionality to GRASS toolbox algorithms in QGIS

I'd like to be able to use GRASS's r.null operation in the QGIS processing toolbox (not via the GRASS plugin). However, it doesn't seem to be available. How would I go about adding code to allow for ...
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Grass GIS messed up projection

I needed to load a shape in GRASS GIS to use the v.clean.snap function. The .shp was first viewed in QGIS, projected in 3857 or 4326, I don't remeber. After the adjustments in GRASS GIS I exported to ...
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Does the random number generator used by v.random return duplicates?

Using v.random, r.random, etc., can the same sight/location be selected? Meaning, can a location show up more than once?
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QGIS 2.16 GRASS geoalgorithms don't work?

I have problem again almost like version QGIS 2.14. I did not solve the problem. QGIS 2.14 GRASS geoalgorithms don't work? I install C:\MinGW and now QGIS grass geoalgorithms don't work? There is ...
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SPOT 1 HRV Atmospheric correction in GRASS GIS 7 returns NULL values

I'm having trouble using i.atcorr in GRASS 7. I am using 3-band SPOT 1 HRV image (Green, Red, NIR bands). Performed the i.atcorr for each band using the 6S parameters below (last parameter changed ...
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importing files from grass mapset to QGIS Layer Panel

I am performing an NDVI calculation against 2 sets of rasters. One produced by LANDSAT5 the other by LANDSAT8. r.mapcalc "L8_NDVI = float(L8Band5 - L8Band4) / (L8Band5 + L8Band4)" The L8_NDVI file ...
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Problem with r.grow.distance on GRASS

I would like to use r.grow.distance on a raster map. I rasterised a shapefile (about 50 cities in a region) and we can see them on the raster map. Yet, when I launch r.grow.distance, I have a ...
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r.statistics throws invalid reclass rule error despite assigning null to unique value

Trying to run r.statistics on two raster layers, one a layer of distinct zones produced via r.clump (stands) and one a layer of all ones (ones). The areas outside of the immediate region of interest ...
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r.fill.dir blocked

I am trying to fille a DEM downloaded by Geobolivia http://geo.gob.bo/. The r.fill.dir module in QGIS/GRASS toolbox blocked few minutes after I launched it for the DEM. It is very strange as, for ...
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geology problems: three-dimensional fault line - r.plane (GRASS) from polyline

I should use the r.plane script (GRASS) but imputing a polyline (trace of my fault line) and not a point; is this possible? I could use batch process, but I should be charged a lot of points and then ...
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Resolution changes when exporting raster from GRASS to Arcmap

I have a raster file of rainfall (floating) in GRASS that I want to export and open in arcmap. If I look for the raster file in GRASS, it has Rows: 140 ...
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GRASS on QGIS is generating new CRS

I am experiencing a strange problem by using the GRASS toolbox on QGIS 2.14.3 Essen. Even if in settings>options>CRS I select to use the project CRS when creating new layers, the results of GRASS ...
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How to change / switch mapsets in GRASS using cmd

I am using GRASS 7.0.4 I have created a new mapset to the LOCATION using cmd in it. But unable to switch back to old mapset. can anyone guide me??
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GRASS v.net.iso does not include all lines

I want to define catchment area for bus stops in small city. As a result of v.net.iso in QGIS with GRASS I don't get all highways in that city. Here are my steps: importing above layers into GRASS ...
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How to obtain accumulation map from r.stream.extract

I would like to obtain the accumulation map that is produced within r.stream.extract when extracting streams and then use it as input for r.stream.order (as described at the man page of r.stream.order:...
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How do I Spatially Partition a whole lot of points?

I have location data of customers, with over 130 million records, spread all across the country. This is a Spatial Table in PostGIS I want to now partition the entire country into 'service areas', ...
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Run processing (GRASS) algorithm as administrator

I am trying to use GRASS algorithms in a plugin of mine, in order to improve the quality of a shapefile containing lines that will be used as a graph later. The first algorithm I want to use is the ...
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grass algorithm changes integer to fixed length

using grass v.clean in the graphical modeller it changes all integer values from the original file to int with length 9 Is this a standard behaviour? Can this be avoided? The details of the grass ...
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GRASS Toolbar for QGIS missing the tools I expect to see

I am trying to learn GRASS and QGIS using the instructions here: https://docs.qgis.org/2.6/en/docs/user_manual/grass_integration/grass_integration.html. I am running on Windows and open the version of ...
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GRASS iterate over multiple shape files using g.region

I have a shapefile called Ahmednagar. I have daily rainfall data from 1997 till 2008. I want to sum total rainfall from 152 till 273 day for each year for 1997 till 2008. This is how I do it. g....
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Grass tools not working in QGIS 2.14.3-ESSEN, OSGEO4W

Windows 10 QGIS 2.14.3-ESSEN OSGEO4W install (current) 64-bit Processing toolbox. Grass tools do not work Neither 6 nor 7. 6 makes sense as I do not see OSGEO4W installing it but 7 tools are ...
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Comparison of % change in two photos with GRASS

I have two aerial photos of the same location taken at two different dates. Is there a way to compare the % difference between those two images using GRASS or is there a better tool? Sorry, also if ...
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Fast, simple assignment of flow directions to flats in GRASS

I have some enormously huge DEMs which I'd like to assign flow directions to. These DEMs are guaranteed to have no sinks, just flat areas. It seems as though the only ways of assign flow directions ...
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Stratified Random Sampling Tool

Is there a way to produce a certain amount of random points over different classes in a raster in QGIS? I have extensions such as GRASS or GDAL, ...
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GRASS/QGIS- “buffer” created with DEM analysis- how to avoid it?

I have, to start, a DEM raster and a shapefile, with random created points, within a given polygon. The DEM raster was clipped with that same polygon. With the DEM raster, I used GRASS to perform ...
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Exception using PyGRASS: “No module named 'core'”

I am trying PyGRASS on Ubuntu 14.04. I have GRASS 7 installed from the UbuntuGIS PPA: $ dpkg -l | grep grass ii grass 7.0.4-1~trusty1 ...
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GRASS 7 environment setup for Python

I would like to use some GRASS functionality from a Python programme. With GRASS 6 this required the set up of various environment variables, as detailed in the GRASS Wiki. I am trying a similar ...
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CRS different after r.reclass through QGIS different than source raster

According to the properties, my output raster is in a different projection than the input after running GRASS r.reclass through QGIS. Does anyone know if this is just a fluke and I can simply select a ...
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System locale settings error creating GRASS location from Python

I am trying to use GRASS 7 from Python without explicitly creating a location. I am starting with the script provided at the GRASS-Wiki. This script tries to create a new location in the /tmp/ folder ...
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Setting up a simple catchment area for shops using QGIS?

I would love to set up a catchment area around simple dots on a network map. The catchment should be separated by different range-areas (50, 100, 200m), just like isochrones. I tried the GRASS plugin ...
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v.kernel is missing under Processing Toolbox GRASS GIS 7 commands

I installed the QGIS Standalone Installer Version 2.14 (64bit), that automatically contains GRASS 7.0.4. I created a map with several layers and rasters in the program called QGIS Desktop 2.14.3 with ...
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Importing TRMM bin data in GRASS

I am trying to download daily data from TRMM from this website ftp://disc2.nascom.nasa.gov/data/TRMM/Gridded/Derived_Products/3B42_V7/Daily/1998/ For example, If I download any .bin file from the ...
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What causes the comand 'd.vect map' to fail in GRASS-GIS?

I have been having problems with visualizing my data in GRASS-GIS. I imported my .shp file into the software following all instructions and, after that, I selected the layer I wanted to visualize. ...
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Multiple watershed delination with QGIS

I am trying to divide a DTM model in subbasins but I have set specific outlet points for the subbasins, and not to use a thershold. Is there a tool similar to r.water.outlet but with multiple outlet ...
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QGIS Can't run any GRASS tools from processing toolbox

MAC OSX 10.11.13 New machine clean install of QGIS from Kyngchaos Installed Current version 2.14.2-Essen When I try to run a GRASS command e.g. v.clean I get the following error: This algorithm ...
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cellinp and cellout in v.vol.rst

I am trying to use v.vol.rst in Grass 7.0.4 to interpolate temperature values considering elevation. The answer of Grass to my attempts is: WARNING: Unable to create cellout raster map without cellinp ...
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Error in r.thin Qgis GRASS : Input raster must be of type CELL

I am getting the following error from QGIS GRASS GIS r.thin module ERROR: Input raster must be of type CELL. The input file is a simple file of 0 and 1 that represent a drainge network. I obtained ...
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How to install r.mcda.electre on GRASS

I have downloaded r.mcda.electre addon from the following link: https://wingrass.fsv.cvut.cz/grass71/x86_64/addons/grass-7.1.svn/r.mcda.electre.zip But I can not install it with the latest version ...
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Negative values in r.watershed flow accumulation

I am trying to process a DTM by using r.watershed in QGIS 2.14.3, with the GRASS GIS toolbox. It should be the file named: "Number of cells that drain through each cell". I get some negative values, ...
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Downloadable pdf format of GRASSGIS 7.0 manual [closed]

Can anyone help with a link or something that could enable the download of a pdf version of the grassgis manual? I am having a hard time trying to convert the html version into printable pdf. Nkeze
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How to solve “features were not reachable” warning message using v.net.distance in GRASS

I'm using GRASS 7.0.4 under Linuxmint 17.1 KDE. I need to build a raster with the shortest distance from every pixel to a city following a road. I have two shape files, the city (point) and the road (...
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Exporting multiple layers to single dxf file using Grass GIS?

I'm very new to Grass GIS. I need to export multiple vector layers into a single dxf file (required in order to import into another application). However, I can't see a way of selecting more than ...
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Error operating on file using grass

from grass.pygrass.modules.shortcuts import raster as r gscript.run_command('g.region', raster='C:\\Users\\rit\\Documents\\PhD\\Projects\\Intensity\\input\\2008_cdls\\MI\\cdl_30m_r_mi_2008_albers.tif'...
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GRASS 7 raster map calculator

I am new to GRASS and am trying to use it because I can't afford the Spatial Analyst extension in ArcGIS. I am trying to remove all of the values in a NDVI raster less than some value to exclude ...