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Questions tagged [interpolation]

The estimation of values at unsampled points based on known values of surrounding points.

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Smoothing/interpolating across images in an ImageCollection to remove missing data

I have some code that is working properly to calculate the monthly NDVI averages for the previous two years from a date but I sometimes have missing data in some of the months and I would like to get ...
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SourceCrs TIN Error

I am trying to use the TIN interpolation to interpolate conductivities between a vector layer in QGIS 3.4. and I always get this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:/PROGRA~1/QGIS3~1.4/...
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qgis Error: Column type not supported using v.surf.idw

I have counts data from aerial measurements that I am trying to make an interpolation map from using Q.GIS 2.18.14. I have done a tutorial first with test data, then compared the test data to my data ...
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Interpolating timestamps for breakpoints for linestrings of GeoJSON

I have a GeoJSON file containing a couple of LineStrings. The properties contain the Departure and Arrival timestamp for each LineString. I would like to interpolate the timestamps for each breakpoint ...
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Overcoming spatial bias in ArcMap or ArcGIS Pro?

I have a shapefile showing invasive plant locations but they mostly collected from more accessible places such as near roads or hiking trails. Is there a method to correct this bias in ArcGIS ...
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Running IDW, but values are '<1' not 0.934 so they are Strings not Doubles

I am trying to use some interpolation tools for analytical data of concentrations of Benzene for monitoring wells. A decent amount of our values for Benzene are '<1' (not 0.943 or 0.345) because of ...
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R - IDW interpolation using gstat

It contains two coordinate columns dist for distance in x direction and rel_alt for an altitude in y direction. The other two columns are the data points for each combination of those two coordinate ...
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Using convex hull for interpolation of individual plots or lump plots together in ArcMap?

This question is inspired by Using kriging to extrapolate values outside of sampling polygon in ArcMap? I'm working on a project trying to understand the lasting effects of historic scientific ...
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Interpolating sea level data using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have monthly sea level data obtained from PSMSL in the form of excel sheet for the region Chennai. I want to interpolate the data in ArcGIS Desktop. The shapefile of the region has Polygons and I ...
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GRASS GIS - V.VOL.RST avoid segmentation (paneling)

In order to reduce the segmentation effect where the interpolation appears to have different square regions, is this due to segment that are too small (segmax?). Is the solution to avoid this to ...
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IDW interpolation in Python in QGIS 3.4

I have a problem with IDW interpolation. I need to use canvas extent and other attributes (I created an option with only attribute 0, other attributes aren't working). The documentation is not very ...
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Calculate raster statistics for polygons in a polygon feature class

I have a DEM across my study area where symbology has been changed to show elevation changes in 100m intervals. I have a polygon feature class where each polygon delineates a landslide. My landslide ...
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QGIS crashes instantly with multilevel B-Spline tool

I'm trying to use the multilevel B-Spline tool by SAGA in order to interpolate some points and create a raster image. But sadly while the process is running, QGIS crashed without any error message. ...
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Interpolation of 3 borehole data

I have three points (boreholes) on the map. I created them using shape file layer. Each borehole shape file layer shows the strati-graphic section of the ground. (i.e. between 0-50 m = Gravel , 50-60 ...
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How to generate triangulation file via QGIS C++ API

I created a plugin few years ago in Python. The plugin uses QGIS interpolation and works for QGIS 2.18. But because the QGIS interpolation creates raster (grid) and I need only Triangulation (TIN as ...
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Interpolation of data points

I have a layer of points that represent bus stops. Each point has a value (quality of service, between 0 and 100). I need to create a grid (resolution 25m) by interpolating the points values. For ...
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Understanding spsample in R?

I have read the documentation for this but still unsure of what the function spsample does. The documentation is here: https://www.rdocumentation.org/packages/sp/versions/1.3-1/topics/spsample I ...
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Interpolate 3D raster with Anisotropy

I am building a 3D geological model for soil deposits. I have two approaches to build a 3D raster. My dataset is about 300k points of bh information with texture and permeability at every meter ...
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Unable to select interpolation attributes from my shapefile?

My point shapefile has four fields, three of which are numerical: longitude, latitude, and homicides. However, the homicides field does not appear for me to select it as an interpolation attribute (...
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Why is the ArcMap IDW tool interpolating values higher that it's closest data points

I have a dataset of equally spaced, by 3 arcseconds, points. Each point represents the radio signal strength from a near by transmitter. I wanted to convert the point data set into a raster for ...
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Automatic creation of polygons

How do you automatically create adjacent polygons in QGIS whose size depends on an attribute of another layer? I have a layer with community areas and the corresponding number of inhabitants and ...
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QGIS - 3D data set with stacked points at different elevations, is it possible to create data points at each elevation

I have a 3D dataset consisting of xyz and property. The data points are along vertical axis (boreholes), and at different XY locations (at other borehole location). The data points are not all at the ...
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How to use GDALGridInverseDistanceToAPower in a python script

I'm trying to use GDAL in a python script to do an inverse distance interpolation. Within the C documentation API I found GDALGridInverseDistanceToAPower function but I don't know how/if I can call ...
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Using spline / IDW interpolation for bathymetric profile of lake bed in ArcGIS Desktop?

I have partial bathymetric / topographic coverage at 1m resolution of a lake bed and shore and am trying to find an appropriate method for 'filling in the gaps'. I have tried using the following in ...
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Interpolate a Smooth Contour From Points

I have points scattered around some origin point, each with a score. The score should be zero at the origin (similar to distance). I want to generate smooth contour lines from these points. The red ...
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Importing several LiDAR (.las) files in GRASS using v.in.lidar?

I'm building a DEM of a terrain in GRASS and have 48 LiDAR (.las) files. I know I can do this by using r.in.lidar (including the list of files as a .txt) and then r.fillnulls However, I want to ...
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How to mask a raster layer (interpolated surface) onto a polygon layer? [duplicate]

I have performed interpolation (IDW) for average monthly precipitation and temperature values for Europe. For my project, I'm focusing on the UK and Sweden so I'm wondering can I clip or mask the ...
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Specifying which point buffers fall within a particualar land type (polygon)

I have a point buffer layer which represents tick occurrence and a polygon layer which represents landcover types (derived from Corine land cover). I want to define which point buffers (1km) fall ...
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How to create a surface layer from gridded point data of air temperature and Precipitation?

I want to aggregate monthly averages of temperature and precipitation over a 10-year period into weighted seasonal averages (DJF) for use in interpolation. I have downloaded Shapefiles for each month (...
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Cant find contour lines raster extraction

I am trying to create contour plot concentration data to a map. I followded this link and have interpolated the data as follows: but, while forming contour lines, I am not finding the raster> ...
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Interpolating LiDAR intensity images in R?

I'd like to generate 0.5 m intensity images using lidR, but the resulting raster is full of pits. Here's a reproducible example: library(lidR) LASfile <- system.file("extdata", "MixedConifer.laz", ...
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How to densify point feature class in ArcGIS?

I have a 3D (x,y,z) single point feature class which points are equally spaced, like this: As the distance between each points are more than one meter, I was wondering if there's a possibility to ...
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Problems with SAGA on QGIS

I'm trying to perform an interpolation on SAGA in QGIS but every time I ran the tool (or any other SAGA tool for that matter) I got the following message: "The following layers were not correctly ...
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Seeking ArcGIS TREND tool equivalent in R?

Arc features the TREND function with linear interpolation up to 12th order. Is there an equivalent approach in R (preferably) or python? I'm trying to de-trend a raster surface using polynomial ...
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Exporting string and float variables to ASCII file using ArcPy?

I am trying to create a script using arcpy to automate a serie of task in ArcGIS. What I am trying to do is to interpolate rainfall data from a region and then, using hydrological basinshapefiles, ...
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Is the natural neighbor an exact interpolator in ArcGIS

Is the natural neighbor ( or even nearest neighbor) considered an exact interpolator? I believe splining or kriging could be considered exact... but what about the natural or nearest neighbor?
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How do I combine these two rasters?

I have a raster representing rivers/drainage basins within a terrain: I have a raster DEM of the terrain: In the basin raster, everything in black is 9999. White is nodata. The DEM is obviously a ...
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SpatialAnalysisTools (GPServer) > InterpolatePoints missing class values

I have been working on generate results using InterpolatePoints tools and consume it in our Web Application using these request parameters: { inputLayer: featureCollectionObj, field: "POP", ...
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How kriging variance is calculated in R gstat?

How does exactly the krige function (a wrapper to gstat and predict functions) from package gstat calculate kriging variance (minimized estimation variance) in Ordinary Kriging? I wanted to reproduce ...
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Removing black lines between merged tiles?

I merged several rasters, but there is a problem with lines between sheets. Raster is created from LiDAR datasets. Rasters were produced from different datasets via this application: https://iaps.zrc-...
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Interpolate and export the following points

I have two crossections of the same position. I am looking for a way to interpolate the blue points from the attached image. I need the xyz values of the interpolated points, how can I do this? I ...
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Find collinear points

I am trying to interpolate a grid data using spline tool using ArcGIS Pro. When I ran the tool the raster was generated but with lots of warnings saying Inspect your input data for potential ...
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Choosing interpolation method for grid data?

I have a grid data of evenly spaced points that gives the number of people with a facebook account within a certain radius (approximately equal to the mid-distance between to points). From that I'd ...
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Python function like SAGA Grid Gridding?

For a python script, I'm searching for a function that does the same as SAGA Grid gridding, an exponential interpolation on GeoPandas GeoDataFrame. Does anyone know one?
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Kriging method vs. IDW in soil moisture interpolation

I have XY coordinates and soil moisture values for a grid of 10m and I used add XY data to import my excel data to ArcMap 10.5. I applied both IDW and kriging methods for interpolation. The results ...
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How to use inverse distance to a power algorithm in R(not weighted)? [closed]

Can some one provide an example R code to replace the GRID (inverse distance to a power) interpolation algorithm in QGIS. I am looking for R code.
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Trying to interpolate depth measurements of a pond

We have taken depth measurements across a pond, and have a CSV file with each location's GPS coordinates and depth in meters. We are trying to create a map of this pond showing where the channel is ...
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Error interpolating in Qgis

I'm trying to interpolate with the algorithm "v.surf.idw" in Qgis version 2.18 Las Palmas. The data that i'm using are points whose coordinates were loaded by a CSV file, these the guade as a new ...
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Expanding IDW interpolation to borders of country in ArcGIS Pro? [duplicate]

I am new to ArcGIS. I have a data set with air pollution concentrations for 20 locations in the Netherlands. I would like to interpolate this data with IDW, so that I can estimate the approximate ...
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Not correct numeric value error using Multilevel B-Spline interpolation with SAGA and QGIS?

This is the generated log: Processing algorithm… Algorithm 'Multilevel b-spline interpolation (from raster)' starting… Input parameters: { 'DATATYPE' : 0, 'EPSILON' : 0.0001, 'GRID' : '/Users/...