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

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Seeking algorithm that can re-locate vertices on linestring so that line does not intersect land polygons

I'm currently working with GPS data gathered from boats. The data has low temporal resolution (every 5 minutes) which causes the linestrings that display the boat's trajectory to be jagged. An example ...
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Clipping interpolated raster with shape of original point data-set

I have a point dataset with XYZ values. I inserted this layer in QGIS 3.6 via layer > add layer > add delimited layer. Then, I interpolated these points to a raster via interpolation > TIN ...
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Evaluating Elevation Change Between Multiple LiDAR datasets

I am hoping to get some insight from others who are familiar with comparing multiple LiDAR surveys to one another. I have two LiDAR surveys with similar extents that I would like compare for elevation ...
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Interpolating VRT to Geotiff using gdal.Grid in Python creates null image

I have a set of points with X, and Y coordinates and associated Z values POINT (-102.9071045 31.43453407 1871.930298) POINT (-102.8339386 31.45111084 1856.14209) POINT (-102.4687424 31.53144836 1869....
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Creating interpolation maps in QGIS 3 [duplicate]

I'm trying to create an interpolation map visualizing the global distribution of genetic markers - basically replicating the attached map. Can it be done in QGIS 3.8 (Zanzibar)? I installed QGIS 3 ...
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Interpolating raster from points from a vertical datum conversion point feature class

I have a shapefile with points distributed uniformly representing the difference between two vertical datums. These are spaced in 4 corners of a 2950 x 3700 square. I would like to create a ...
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ArcGIS IDW interpolation elongated?

I am trying to do a very simple interpolation with soil nitrate data. I wanted to do IDW because points close to each other should be most similar. I used the IDW interpolation function in ArcMap (...
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Creating DEM from points in QGIS? [closed]

I'm trying to make DEM from points in QGIS. I've read all the other questions regarding the same issue and tried them all. But, none of them worked. For example, at the end of inverse distance ...
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Interpolating in QGIS 3.8.1

I have a problem with getting an Interpolation with the Interpolation Tool on QGIS 3.8.1-Zanzibar. I just performed an IDW interpolation via the QGIS toolbox, with values from a layer that are 18 ...
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Interpolating polyline in Cesium?

I have a line on map ( actualy is a polyline ) and need to move the camera or an entity model along it. The examples I've seen uses only path with czml but I need something more simple like divide ...
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Disorted Raster Using TIN

I'm trying to create DEM based on TIN from points layer that I have. this is how the layer looks like- when I try to use the TIN interpolation tool I fill it like that and I use the layer extent- as ...
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Interpolating raster data with PostGIS

I'm currently using CDO to extract data from netCDF files containing satellite meteorological data. In the netCDF file points have a resolution of 0.5 degrees, so when data for a specific coordinate x,...
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Clipping interpolation layer to a coastal boundary in QGIS 3.6?

I have created an interpolation layer and want to clip it so I don't see the area outside the coastal boundary. map showing area to be clipped:
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Resampling while drawing rasterfiles in QGIS 3?

I can not find a solution to resample my rasterfiles in QGIS 3. With Arcmap usually I use "resample while drawing" with the method cubic or bilinear interpolation for continuous data to smooth my ...
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Multiply two image collections with different sizes based on dates

I have two image collections. They are both filtered by date beginning on Jan 1, 2019, and ending on today's date. The size of the first (kc) is 35 images and the second (ETo) is 225. The first has an ...
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Creating rasters from LiDAR using parameters other than elevation, intensity or class?

There are a number of tools out there that can create a raster from a LiDAR point cloud by interpolating elevation, intensity or class values, but these tools generally limit you to interpolating ...
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IDW interpolation using QGIS?

I want to obtain the quantity of precipitation for each municipality in Brazil on a given year. For that, I'm trying to use IDW interpolation on QGIS to interpolate the precipitation data from weather ...
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What are the formulas used in SAGA Ordinary Kriging?

can some one name the formulas avaible in the Ordinary Kriging Modul of SAGA: What ist the exponential, spherical, Gaussian-Model, etc.?
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Speed- and COG-aware trajectory interpolation/resampling using Python

I have a set of ship trajectory points that were irregularly sampled and I would like to resample them to a fixed frequency (e.g. every minute). Rather than just linearly interpolating between ...
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ArcMap: interpolation for single polygons individually

The red polygons in the image represent the boundary of infills. The raster (colored area) within the polygons is interpolated from the point shape file (black dots). The image shows an example where ...
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R kriging raster returns NA for some prediction points?

I am trying to interpolate a raster layer of chlorophyll-a data using kriging (gstat::krige) in R, however the resulting interpolation is showing NA values in a peculiar straight line through the ...
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Multi-variate hotspot mapping in ArcGIS

I'm looking to create a map similar to the one below--essentially an interpolated map, but using multiple categorical variables. Has anyone seen an application of interpolation that can do this in ...
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Performing interpolation with QGIS in Python application?

I have to make an interpolation map for river water quality, but it must be made in the Python programming language. Can I use QGIS in a Python application? Not Python in QGIS but QGIS in Python.
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Is there a way to interpolate lost data/lost pixels caused by cloud and cloud shadow masks in Google Earth Engine? [duplicate]

I'm sure cloud and cloud shadows have been, time and time again, a frustrating problem. Usually after masking the two, I composite multiple images (in a set time interval e.g. 2015-2016, months 6-8) ...
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How to use a regression equation to create a map in QGIS?

I have been working on creating an exposure map based on measures taken at fixed points. I want to extrapolate the results to a grid to get an exposure map (air pollution data) for a region based on ...
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Interpolation using QGIS?

I want to do cubic spline interpolation with QGIS (3.6), but: Why the result of interpolation is not a polygon? And interpolation don't cover all country? (see attached picture)?
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Normalized interpolation doesn't work for WGS84

I am trying to interpolate linestring on WGS84 coordinate system by factor 0.5. LineString length is 427 meters (measured by different tools), so I expect to get line with length=213.5 meters. But I ...
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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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Getting AttributeError: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'sourceCrs' from TIN Interpolation in QGIS?

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 ...