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In raster datasets, a reduced resolution layer that copies the original data in decreasing levels of resolution to enhance performance.

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How to create a gdal_retile pyramid from a irregular shaped mosaic?

I'm trying to use gdal_retile.py to create a pyramid and retile the source mosaic of .goetif files. The problem is the source files are cut to the shape of a specific property and the first tile ...
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GeoServer Image Pyramid extension returns faulty image

I have a set of mbtiles files for a basemap from https://daten.gdz.bkg.bund.de/produkte/topplus_open/TopPlusOpen/aktuell/mercator/ which I want to serve as a WMS-Service via the image pyramid ...
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Understanding the need for generating overviews in Sentinel-1 image processing via GDAL

I am currently working with the European Space Agency SNAP Engine for processing Sentinel-1 imagery. I am investigating a workflow implemented by a former employee. After exporting the files as TIFFs, ...
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Web Map Service vs Cloud Optimised GeoTIFF (COG) Vs GeoTIFF [closed]

I'm looking into COG's to look if a COG would help me improve a application in serving or using GeoTiffs. I've got a working WMS, which gets an input of coordinates and then looks at a tiled GeoTIFF ...
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GeoServer s3 uri with ImagePyramid plugin

I would like to create pyramid and use the ImagePyramid plugin to create a store in GeoServer. I know GeoServer has a community module to support S3 uri in GeoTiff file, is it possible to use the S3 ...
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How to know if I'm looking at the source data or a downsampled overview/pyramid in QGIS?

If I build overviews/pyramids on a GeoTIFF, when I'm viewing the data in QGIS, is there an easy way to know if I'm looking at the source data or one of the overviews/pyramids? Not sure where the ...
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How to determine pyramiding policy?

Under scale, Google Earth Engine (GEE) mentions that: For continuous valued images, the pixel values of upper levels of the pyramid are the mean of pixels at the next lower level. For discrete valued ...
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Create pyramids for GeoTIFF files from QGIS

For a large number of GeoTIFF files I would like to create pyramids using the GDAL > Raster miscellaneous > Build overviews (pyramids) Processing tool (gdaladdo) set up as follows: The ...
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How to view full resolution raster image when delivered as a raster pyramid

I been given raster data in what I assume is a raster pyramid from a client, and I cannot understand how best to bring it together as a full resolution image in QGIS. The tifs are broken into small, ...
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Make a painted point always visible without exporting

I'm creating an image using the Earth Engine API and then I'm displaying it on a map. The image is using a "mode" pyramiding policy, and I would like to use "max" but I don't know ...
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Quality of my TIFF file goes down dramatically

Every time I upload a TIFF to ArcMap, after I build pyramids (using a nearest neighbor algorithm) the quality of the TIFF file after it is added to ArcMap goes down dramatically. Why?
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Why ExportToTIFF() gets TIFFs without pyramids?

What I want to do is to add layers (which are TIFF files) one by one to the current MXD file, and export the MXD in TIFF format. It lacks pyramids however now with the way I code. Here is my code, ...
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QGIS: where is the bilinear resampling option when saving to a new raster?

At 3.16.1, I am saving a raster using Export > Save As. I would like to build pyramids for the output geotiff raster with bilinear resampling. However, bilinear is not an option (see screenshot ...
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out of memory error: Java heap space

I have installed GeoServer 2.5.5 on Win 7. When I try to view a raster pyramid I see this message: OutOfMemoryError : Java heap space. I google it, but it wasn't useful because I don't use Tomcat ...
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Google Earth Engine unequal histogram values

I am creating histograms in Earth Engine of pixel values of cloud masked EVI from different years using Landsat 8. For each of the layers I create, I use an identical geometry to clip the output, but ...
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Understanding what levels to use in gdaladdo

I am trying to understand how tiles overviews and levels interact using GDAL so i know how to use it appropriate and optimize my rasters to use either in QGIS and/or geoserver. So just to verify my ...
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Publish imagepyramid on GeoServer SRS "unknown"

I want to publish an ImagePyramid created by GDAL. gdal_retile.bat -v -r bilinear -levels 4 -ps 2048 2048 -s_srs "+proj=utm +zone=32 +ellps=GRS80 +towgs84=0,0,0,0,0,0,0 +units=m +no_defs" -...
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Merging two pyramid tile sets (directory)?

I was searching on the Internet about the merging of GeoTIFF tiles (pyramid tiles) generated by gdal2tiles. Below are the steps I performed Downloaded tif-files. Converted tif to vrt (below command) ...
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Decimated and windowed read in rasterio

In my workflow using rasterio, I'd like to read an overview from a raster and get only a portion of it through a window at the same time. Is this possible? I have a pretty complex script so far and ...
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Need an alternative to modify overviews in a GDAL Virtual Raster (VRT)

I have built a VRT mosaic and overviews with these lines of code: out_vrt = os.path.join('/out/dir/', 'out.vrt') ds = gdal.BuildVRT(out_vrt, my_raster_list) ds = None ds = gdal.Open(out_vrt) factors =...
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Combining overviews for large multiband raster image

I have several large rasters, complete with overviews. I have combined these as separate bands of a multiband virtual raster. However, QGIS performs very slow viewing this vrt. Is there a fast way to ...
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BuildOverviews() not supported for VRT dataset

I am trying to build overviews in a VRT dataset with python GDAL. I try this code: out_vrt = os.path.join(out_dir, 'mosaic.vrt') ds = gdal.BuildVRT(out_vrt, [raster1.tif, raster2.tif]) factors = [...
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gdal_retile projection system not defined properly in GeoTIF metadata

I struggle to create a ImagePyramid using gdal to be used in geoserver. Geoserver does not recognize the native proj system. I have been playing around a lot but I am not sure where the source of the ...
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GeoServer Image Mosaic JDBC

I'm running GeoServer 2.15.2 on Ubuntu 18.04.3 with the latest ubuntugis-unstable release packages (GDAL 3.0.2, PostGIS 3.0.0) and cannot get the Image Mosaic *.jar to load. I followed the ...
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Is there a way to independantly hillshade the overviews of a GeoTIFF pyramid in GDAL?

Is there a way to get gdaladdo, gdaldem or another GDAL tool to create a hillshade where each overview is shaded from the corresponding overview in the DEM rather than by resampling a single full ...
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Serving large (1.7Tb) dataset of aerial images with GeoServer

I have a large dataset of aerial images consisting of 8000 TIFFs where single images are no larger than 0.5G and all have have .ovr pyramid files with them. Previously I have served this dataset as ...
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Should I build pyramids/overviews for the source files or for the virtual raster?

I have a virtual raster comprised of a lot of raster tiles of high-res aerial imagery. I wish to build pyramids/overviews to speed up the rendering in QGIS. Should I build them for the source files ...
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Implementing Pyramid plugin in GeoServer [closed]

I am trying to use the Pyramid plugin for viewing the raster tiles in the WMS service. I have done exactly same as its given in documentation URL Except while converting my TIFF image I have not used ...
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What kind of resampling will give highest quality when building pyramids?

The resampling setting of the pyramids builder of QGIS povides several ways to do so: nearest, average, gauss, cubic, average_mp, average_magphase and mode. I am not a specialist in the subject. I ...
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How to force QGIS 3.6.1 create raster's pyramids (overviews) when I drag&drop them in QGIS?

There is a build-overviews-pyramids tool to create pyramids but I want to create them automatically when I add (drag & drop) raster layer into QGIS interface. I have found parameters that is ...
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Create pyramid from 3in TIFFs

I have a couple of terabytes of 3in GeoTIFFs that I would like to host on my GeoServer (used by a non profit during disasters when there is no Internet). I have read that the best way to host these ...
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RGB TIFF goes black when zoomed out in QGIS?

Am importing a RGB TIFF into QGIS 3.4 and when I zoom in I can see the image properly, however, when I zoom out the layer turns black (most of it) and red (a small portion). After doing some search I ...
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Creating tiled pyramidal TIFF from PNG tiles that are organized in slippy map?

I have map tiles (Z/X/Y) of a certain location which I serve via a simple web server and add on QGIS for offline usage via the XYZ Tile Layer from the Browse menu. These are to be used in a survey of ...
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Why is Raster Calculator not honoring compression environment settings?

For some reason, the Raster Calculator isn't honoring any Raster Storage environments that I have set. Mainly, compression and pyramids. I am processing a large raster dataset through raster ...
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Indexing derivative tiles / pyramids?

I don't have any formal education in GIS so I'm thinking that I'm looking for something that exists, I just don't know what it's called. I basically have a large raster data set that will get re-...
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Geowebcache pre-seed creates white and black tiles

I have published Arial photo on GeoServer using ImagePyramid technique. I have created custom gridset for it. I have created cached tiles using geoWebcache pre-seeding. When I am accessing it in Qgis ...
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Why will my raster only display at certain extents?

I have a large raster image which contains the florida keys and has 1 meter by 1 meter resolution. When I change the extent and zoom in from 1:6,000 and closer, the image is displayed. When I change ...
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Building pyramids of virtual raster not permanent when file is moved

I have a folder saved under: C:\QGIS\Active Layers\ In the "Active Layers" folder there our two folders; one called "Geotiffs" and the other "Virtual Raster". In QGIS 2.18.20 I created a virtual ...
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White line appears between the tiles using ImageMosaic / ImagePyramid technique on GeoServer

I have created image Pyramid of 4 levels using gdal retile and published it on GeoServer using ImagePyramid technique. When I am accessing it in QGIS, it seems to work fine but at the zoom level from ...
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QGIS: building pyramids faster in properties compared to gdaladdo

Does anybody know why building pyramids in QGIS using the "build pyramids" button from the properties menu (tab: pyramids) is a lot faster than command line gdaladdo or Raster->Misc->Build Overviews? ...
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Image Pyramid Geoserver Nullpointer Exception

Currently I am facing a problem with our WMS Service on Geoserver. The data source is a big Image Pyramid with 5 levels covering Germany in EPSG:25832. For tiles outside the boundaries of the dataset ...
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Geoserver imagepyramid and Postgresql for granules

I'm running Geoserver 2.11.2 on Java 1.8.0_144 32 bits on Amazon Linux together with Tomcat 9. The plugins I have installed are imagemosaic, imagepyramid, GeowebCache (internal) and Geofence. When ...
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Generalising Rasters using .ovr pyramid data?

I have to produce some lower spatial resolution rasters from a large number of very big geotiffs (c.800GB). It occured to me that since I've produced the pyramid overviews using GDAL already I could ...
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Does building a raster pyramid have benefits even if rasters only displayed zoomed in?

Standard advice about handling large raster datasets on QGIS (and elsewhere?) usually suggests building a raster pyramid. If I understand correctly this process creates reduced resolution (i.e. ...
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Geoserver error during loading pyramid iamges

I've add geoserver plugin ImagePyramid and generate tiles by Maperitive. Next I try add this tiles into Geoserver as datasource, but when I click publish after loading I've got this error : org....
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How can I pass geotransform to gdalwarp to handle ungeoreferenced image as georeferenced

I'm trying to read ROIs from Landsat-8 overview using GDAL /vsicurl/ , but the image is ungeoreferenced. I have geotransform from full size image, which I can copy. Is there a way to pass geotransform ...
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Remove near black borders on Landsat 8 overview images

I want to eliminate near black pixels around edges of Landsat-8 overview. I'm interested in doing it not for the entire image but some extent, so I clipped it. I tried using GDAL nearblack utility, ...
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How to find out Actual coordinate(pixel values) of chunk relative to the actual image?

I have an image of let say 500 X 500 px, I created tiles/chunks of size (10, 10). Now I want to find out actual chunk coordinate relative to the Original 500X500 px image. Ex I have first chunk of ...
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Zero-size array to reduction operation maximum which has no identity

Below is my identify background code, which identifies a background from an image and removes it.; Previously it's was working fine but after I chunked my images and try to find out background I got ...
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How are GeoTIFF pyramids/overviews standardised?

While pyramids/overviews are not part of the GeoTIFF standard, many tools support creating them. For example vips/nip2, Orfeo Toolbox (otb) and ossim which all promise some support for creating those. ...
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