Questions tagged [interpolation]

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

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How to interpolate within defined boundaries of a deformed mesh using R?

My goal is to create an interpolation map of some output model results that are mapped on a deformed mesh (from a numerical simulation). The model results are in an x-y plane (representing coordinates)...
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Difficulty using ordinary kriging in QGIS 3

I have a shapefile with 65 data points. Each data point has a value for NO2 pollution. I would like to use kriging to create a grid of NO2 pollution values for the whole area. I have tried using ...
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Calculate lat/long as percentage distance between two points (MSSQL)

I've loaded the US road shapes into MSSQL. I've determined the query to locate the segment of road for a specific address. The segment contains a "linestring" from a series of points. I'm trying to ...
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Wind Time series in QGIS?

I have 11 time series wich include the values wind direction, wind speed and wind power. What I want to do is an interpolation between each value. Each time series contains 8670 values for every hour ...
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gdal_grid invdistnn with smoothing?

I am trying to generate a raster with many pixels (10240x10240) using the gdal_grid tool but I have problems choosing the right interpolation algorithm. I have a dataset with varying point density (...
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Regridding vector values

I'm trying to regrid and interpolate vector values from WAM model output. I got WAM model netCDF output in rotated grid, I need to interpolate it to another grid which is some variant of LAEA ...
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Creating a DTM from Contours, via the command line or Python

I am looking to create a gridded DTM/DEM (Digital Terrain/Elevation Model) or TIN (Triangulated Irregular Network) from a set of contours. There are a number of similar questions on both this site ...
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3D interpolating

Our final year project domain is soil contamination modeling. We collected soil samples at the depths of 0.3 cm ,0.5cm , 1cm , 1.5 cm in about 25 locations. We considered 8 contaminants- p h, sodium, ...
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How to include 3D break lines in QGIS raster interpolation

I wish to add a break line to an interpolation of a set of survey points to simulate an elevated ridge in the survey area. Using QGIS 2.6 on Windows 7. I have created a polyline shapefile with a ...
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Elevation interpolation along a (sewer) line

Here's what I want to do. I have a vector sewer line feature class that contaings a field for the high invert elevation and one for the low invert elevation. I can turn them into a raster no problem ...
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How to Interpolate very large datasets in QGIS?

I am working with a very large set of point data, (XYAttribute) which I wish to display as a raster. I've been using Interpolate, this is successful but very slow. I have other programmes that ...
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Smoothing results from scipy griddata interpolatioin

I am using the griddata interpolation package in scipy, and an extrapolation function pulled from fatiando: import numpy as np import scipy from scipy.interpolate import griddata import ...
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SAGA/GDAL fails to open grid in QGIS 2.0.1 on OSX 10.6.8

I want to try different grid/raster spline interpolation methods using SAGA in QGIS. I'm using the kyngchaos build 2.0.1-7 for Snow Leopard. Every SAGA algorithm I try gives the following in a popup: ...
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Empirical Bayesian kriging - does data need to be normal?

With empirical Bayesian kriging (ebk), does the data need to be normally distributed? If I apply a normal score transformation, my data is still not normal. Is ebk kriging thus an invalid ...
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Create a path following a road, interpolating from a set of points

I have several hundred vehicular routes within a city from which I wish to create shapefiles. These take the form of directions such as "From Green Street, turn left into Brown Street, Right into ...
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Which geostatistical tools to use to determine surface changes over 40 years?

I have a data from the Weather station with SWEmax (snow water equivalent) collected over 40 years. I need to interpolate the data over my river's watershed and then, somehow, determine the ...
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Soft edges for interpolation output

I've built the following heatmap using QGis 2.8.2's Raster->Interpolation feature. It looks almost the way I want: The background layer is Google Maps tiles by using the OpenLayers plugin. ...
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Creating surface layer from Points in ArcScene

I work in ArcScene where i have some buildings in 3D, on the facades of these buildings in have points of solar intensity. I would like to create a continuous surface of solar intensity for each ...
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Error while performing kriging interpolation in QGIS 3.8.3

I am using QGIS 3.8.3 -Zanzibar in order to perform kriging interpolation. I get this error massage: "algorithm 'Ordinary kriging' starting… Input parameters: { 'BLOCK' : True, 'DBLOCK' : 100, 'FIELD'...
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Is there a way to create a DEM that follow the point cloud so you don't need to clip the DEM after?

I would like to create a DEM from an XYZ file (gridded 0,25x0,25) with 0,25 cell. I'm wondering if there is a way so that my interpolation follows my point cloud, instead of covering a rectangle like ...
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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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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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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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Spatial Downscaling of global temperature in R?

I am interested in spatial downscaling of global temperature to grid cell. What I have is a vector of future annual global temperature values which I would like to downscale to (hopefully) 0.5°. ...
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Expanding raster within mask by interpolating it with boundaries set to 0

I'm having a hard time trying to expand a raster within a mask. Here are some details about my case: I'm working with glacier ice thickness rasters, which happen to be smaller than the real size of ...
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Creating 3D geographical maps for physical fields in qgis

We need to reproduce 3D maps of a certain physical property on a geographical area changing with depth (in the case of the example these are surfaces of equal subsurface temperature). The example ...
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Contour Plugin generated contours do not have enough nodes

I am using the contour plugin to generate intermediate contours. I have a vector file with 5 foot contours and want to interpolate 1 foot contours from it. The procedure I used was: Extract nodes ...
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How to create a surface area that interpolates and visualizes trends in physical activity in ArcGIS?

I have a dataset that contains several hundred telemetry points for my focal species around twilight hours. Attached to these points are mean values that represent how active the animal was 10 ...
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Create DEM from either few points or contours without elevation attributes

I have DWG file that contains couple of layers, among others I have "elevations" layer (that consists of only 80 points) and "contours" layer that can be seen on the images below. My goal is to make ...
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Should I Krige my contour data or use a different interpolation method?

I am using QGIS to calculate the terrain slope, starting from vector contour line data. Using linear interpolation like r.surf.contour gives me a reasonable looking DEM, but is not really useful if I ...
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Choosing interpolation method for monthly atmospheric parameters derived from AQUA/Air satellite?

I want to investigate atmospheric refraction and i am using Aqua/ Airs satellite data. These are atmospheric parameters (1) Air temperature (2) Geopotential height (3) Relative Humidity All these ...
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Interpolating every X distance along line in shapely

If I have a shapely multiline object that contains many lines whose total length each is 50km (when traced from the origin), and I want to interpolate along the multiline every X meters (let's say ...
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GDAL. Interpolation with breaks

I have a csv file dem.csv with data: LON, LAT, SO2(concentration) with NODATA=NAN. I need to interpolate my data from *.csv with breaks. I used gdal_grid with the command: gdal_grid -a invdist:...
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Can I interpolate but follow the trend of another surface?

I have a point data set will a fairly low sample density and a raster that should loosely correlate with the values of the points. For example, this could be elevation and temperature readings. I want ...
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Interpolating values for NaN pixels using ENVI?

I'm currently using MODIS data and am running into problems with NaN values in the final product caused by clouds. I'm interesting in a simple way to spatially interpolate (fill in) these NaN values. ...
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Interpolate vector layer and raster layer data into regular grid data using QGIS

I'm new to using GIS software. I obtained two different sets of data: Topography data (raster, .asc) Bathymetry data (shapefile, .shp, etc) I include topography data using Add Raster Layer and ...
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Maxent output clips to minimum extent of all input variables

I am experiencing an issue with the spatial extent of my output ASC files. I am using the UK Land Cover Map (LCM) 2007 at 25 metres resolution as a categorical variable in my Maxent modelling, ...
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Qgis raster interpolation shift

Using Qgis 2.0.1, I'm attempting to interpolate a large point dataset (n > 400K) to a raster surface. I'm using the IDW option in Raster>> Interpolation>> Interpolation, and the resulting ...
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how to make decent sense from scattered river depth measurements

I sampled river depth at scattered positions and I want to be able to make a map and GIS layers out of it. My problems are: As the river meanders the interpolation I do in scientific packages i,e. ...
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Limiting the maximum and minimum values of an interpolation surface tool (ArcGIS, Spline)

I've been using the spatial analyst spline tool in ArcGIS 10.1 and was wandering whether it is possible to limit the maximum and minimum values to those of the z-attribute. Currently the spline will ...
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z-Coordinate and interpolation plugin in QGis

I've a csv file that includes weather stations locations (x,y,z) and precipitation values. I loaded the file by using add delimited text and then converted it into a point shapefile WS84. By using the ...
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Interpolate current Course value of GPS using previous Course values

I have a set of GPS data with Lat, lon and Course. I need to interpolate current value of course, using previous values of Course. The formula I am using is not accurate in curves.In C language I was ...
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BASEmesh plugin error while interpolation between quality and elevation mesh

I am creating a 2D hydronumeric model of a watershed. The quality meshing and elevation meshing are fine, but I am getting the following error during interpolation. Does anyone know what should I do? ...
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Is latitude valid as covariate for spatial interpolations?

I have information of minimum and maximum mean monthly temperatures Tmin and Tmax, respectively), from more than 300 weather gauges and now I require to create interpolated surfaces of temperatures ...
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Digitized contours on map and interpolate contour line to create surface

I have digitized the contours on a map and I want to recreate the surface by interpolating (using IDW) using these contour line. When I generate contours (extract) to see how well they match with the ...
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Interpolate values in QGIS attribute table

I've got a point shapefile of river sonar data. It got only two fields: id and depth. I want to interpolate depth of selected 40 points (arranged by id) value from 1.49 to 1. Any idea how can I do it ...
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Interpolating Z values from XYZ point dataset to alternative XY coordinates in QGIS

I have a dataset with X1,Y1,Z1 values (x coordinate, y coordinate, elevation -> the red dots in the image below). I also have another dataset with alternative X2,Y2 coordinates (-> the blue dots in ...
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Way to speed up TIN interpolation (Delaunay triangulation) QGIS 3

Are there ways to improve processing time for TIN interpolation? I'm using TIN interpolation as a step in a larger process. The interpolation step is taking a very long time (10+ hours to a few ...
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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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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 ...