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How does ArcMap metadata for layers in a published map service update ArcGIS Online item details?

I use ArcMap 10.7 to publish 24 Feature Classes as Layers in a Map Service. I then add the individual layers from the map service REST URL to ArcGIS Online for use in our organization. The 'Item ...
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Meaning of WorldView 3 ImageDescription metadata

I am looking at one of the WorldView 3 sample images (8 band mss) from the Digital Globe website in ERDAS. Reading over the metadata I notice that in the TIFF info there is a tag called "...
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Including metadata when importing features into GeoPackage using ArcGIS Desktop?

After much frustration reading vague documentation and getting obscure errors I managed to create a GeoPackage using ArcMap v10.6.1 and import features into it. I was very happy until I discovered ...
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OWSLIB Python Library

I'm looking for some way to change a gis iso metadata xml. I had find the Python OWSLIB and I could read an XML file. However I can't find a way to change the MD_Metadata CLASS attributes and write ...
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Problem with CRS metadata for UK Environment Agency LiDAR DSM tiles?

I have downloaded some LIDAR DSM composite tiles from https://environment.data.gov.uk/DefraDataDownload/?Mode=survey and opened them in QGIS 3.6 with project CRS set to OSGB 1936 (EPSG:27700). ...
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ArcCatalog metadata XML importing errors

I am trying to add metadata to some layers within ArcCatalog and I don't understand the error messages it is giving me or why there would be an error. When I try to import my metadata XML it completes ...
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Changing metadata using ArcPy of ArcGIS Pro?

Is there any ArcPy function or classes which allow us to change map and layout metadata within ArcGIS Pro?
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Where do I find the date for a specific NED raster?

I am looking at stream height and flooding. As there are seasonal differences in flood severity, knowing what month or general time of year of the image(s) is essential. I downloaded a 3m National ...
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How to get QGIS layer information saved in JSON format?

I have called a URL to load imagery. Once the imagery is loaded in QGIS, I want the information of this layer (metadata), as seen in the below picture, to be stored in JSON format. NOTE: It can be ...
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What is the minimum `metadata` specification for the Open Data Cube?

There is a standard metadata definition here, but I would like to create a new one, with only the absolutely required fields. What is the minimum set of values that can be used to define a metadata ...
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Retrieving Landsat cloud percentage without downloading the data

Is there any way to get the cloud percentage information from metadata of Landsat data without downloading it? I would like a Python solution if one is available.
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ArcToolbox Item Descriptions Are All Blank

I have freshly installed ArcGIS 10.6 on a desktop machine with a new image of Windows 10. When I open ArcToolbox and right-click on any tool for the Item Descriptions, I am presented with a blank ...
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Exporting ArcGIS Metadata to HTML with thumbnail?

I’m trying to export metadata as a pdf using ArcMap v10.6.1, but am unable to export it with the thumbnail. The output has "Thumbnail is not available." (see screenshot below). Would you know how to ...
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When adding properties to an image, no longer allowed to add to Map

If I create an image, that I add properties to, I can no longer add the image to the Map. How can I add it, or how can I add properties so that it doesn't break? var myPoint = ee.Geometry.Point([-64....
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Determining True North from drone footage?

I recently surveyed a site using a drone (not my own). I have composited together roughly 20 images to form an overall image of the site; however, this composited image contains no metadata pertaining ...
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GeoNetwork address format

In GeoNetwork 3.4, the default format for Metadata information "Contact" is the American Format i.e. street, nummer, city, Postal Code, Country example: Rue Vautier 29, Bruxelles, 1000, Belgium ...
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Updating shapefile metadata to show up in ArcCatalog?

I am attempting to update the metadata for a variety of shapefiles to change the information under 'Summary' (or 'Purpose'), 'Description' (or 'Abstract'), etc. in ArcCatalog's Description tab. I am ...
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Using LAStools to repair headers for several LiDAR files?

So, I have 21 LiDAR files with incorrect information in their file headers. For example, when I import a single file into R using the following code, I get several warnings saying that there are no ...
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File header incorrectly reporting 0 point records in R?

I have a set of 10 LiDAR files that I'm attempting to retile and eventually use to create a Canopy Height model. I'm able to import them as a catalog, however when I go to retile my catalog, I get the ...
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Geonetwork metadata title length

In geonetwork I have truncated metadata file title when I do a search. Sometimes it is only a few characters that are missing so I try to increase the number of characters that can be displayed. in ...
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Using GDAL or Python, how can I merge/combine 3 NITF images (RGB) into one image and keep the RPC metadata intact?

I'm looking to merge 3 imagery bands that are saved as separate files. The file format is NITF. The reason they are saved as NITF is because they have RPC metadata embedded into the images. I would ...
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How to extract values from metadata in sentinel 2 images

I am trying to composite an image with the mean value of the METADATA layer "CLOUDY_PIXEL_PERCENTAGE" for every pixel. My goal is to do this for monthly mean values, but I can't find the way to ...
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When I add the Metadata of an image as a band, the band has different projection than the image

I am trying to add system:time_start as a band in my image, so that when I mosaic the image collection, I retain the time value of each pixel. I am doing this in Landsat data. However, when I add the ...
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What happened to Worldgrids.org?

I am working on a manuscript using the gridded soil type data product obtained from worldgrids.org and need to cite the data source. However the domain has expired. Does anyone have any idea what ...
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Maximum number of returns per laser pulse in airborne LiDAR?

What is the maximum amount of returns a discrete aerial laser scanner is capable of recording? For example in a LAS 1.2 metadata under Point Data Records there is the category 'Number of Returns' ...
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Extending ArcGIS Metadata Style?

I want to extend metadata style. I want to add three new fields in metadata of feature class. I know there are different standards of metadata which ArcGIS Supports. Is there any way or possibility ...
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Get a large area landsat 8 metadata from earth-engine

Obviously the code below will returned null because there's no picture in landsat 8 will contain such a large area. #python geometry = ee.Geometry.Polygon( [[73.0, 25.0], [73.0, 49.0], ...
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Radiance Calculation of Landsat 7 with Google Earth Engine(search for gain and bias)

I need to calculate the Radiance of Landsat 7 in GEE I read in Data Users Handbook under 5.6.5 how to do this. Here it says, these Values are accessible in the Metadata. Now I am searching the ...
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How to effectively write METADATA to GeoTIFF with GDAL utils other than gdal_translate

I can write some metadata to GeoTIFF with gdal_translate using -mo, example: gdal_translate in.tif out.tif -mo TIFFTAG_ARTIST="It was me" -mo TIFFTAG_IMAGEDESCRIPTION="This data my layer" I suppose ...
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Editing raster band metadata using GDAL?

How does one manually change STATISTIC_MIN/STATISTIC_MAX metadata within a raster band using gdal? I want to preserve the color scale but ensure that the STATISTIC values are set as needed.
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PDAL info with docker yields no output?

I am using pdal info within a docker env for a specific .las file (~2 GB). docker run -v /Users/user.name/workspaces/testData:/data pdal/pdal pdal info /data/sp.las --developer-debug Unfortunately, ...
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Reading metadata from existing datasets in ArcCatalog?

I would like to know which ArcPy functions can be used to read metadata from existing datasets in ArcCatalog?
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Publishing metadata (.xml) for every single row in table on GeoServer?

How do I publish metadata in xml format for every single row in a table via Geoserver? In details, I know i can use GeoNetwork or OpenGeo Suite(Boundless) for publish metadatas but I am very curious ...
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Storing metadata in Geopackage for QGIS?

Is there a way to store metadata in a Geopackage along with the layer data? I'm using QGIS 2.18.24. When you add or edit metadata via the "Metadata" pane of the layer's Properties, this is saved in ...
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Getting SRID Well Known Text (WKT) metadata from PostgreSQL?

The SRID metadata is showed by, e.g., this web page: Definition: Well Known Text (WKT) PROJCS["UTM Zone 24, Northern Hemisphere", GEOGCS["GRS 1980(IUGG, 1980)", DATUM["...
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Editing shapefile Item Description > Summary in ArcPy?

Is there a way to edit a shapefile's Item Description > Summary in ArcPy? I can right click on the shapefile in catalog, select Item Description, then click edit... but I want to automate this in ...
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TypeError: unhashable type: 'dict' when using shapefile with arcpy_metadata module

I am having an issue with the arcpy_metadata module. I have a simple shapefile I am trying to load into the MetadataEditor: import arcpy, os, sys,env import arcpy_metadata as md myfeatures = "C:/...
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Using Python to create xml metadata files for different file types

I have a folder with 3 subfolder, each having a different type of data. Folder_A and Folder_B have standard shapefiles (about 3 shapefiles in each folder). Folder_C has .tif grid files (about 100). I ...
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Retrieving exif tags from GeoTiff with GDAL?

I work on toolkit that automatically classifies data from a bunch of aerial cameras. Each camera uses geotagging to store position and time metadata in EXIF tags. When I use GDAL (I use version 2.0....
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Georeferencing metadata in GeoTIFF files

I am generating maps as TIFFs using the raster package (writeRaster) in R to generate small tiles, then as a final step, combining the tiles via the GDAL script gdal_merge.py. I thought the resulting ...
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How to edit the metadata for individual bands of a multiband raster, preferably with GDAL?

I created a multiband raster using the gdal_merge.py utility where each band represents a measurement from a different year: gdal_merge.py -o stack.tif -ot float32 -separate -a_nodata -9999 DEM_2012....
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Updating multiple attribute fields in metadata XML with ArcPy? [closed]

Updating multiple field attributes through Python in an XML metadata doc export. There are multiple fields, so the XML tags for each unique field are all the same: <attr> <...
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Trying to update the temporal extent description field with Python

I am able to call out and update the temporal extent begin and end dates, but the Description field is also required in ArcCatalog for metadata creation. In my script, I am trying to define it as: ...
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Trying to Load a Contact in Metadata through Python and ArcMap

Attempting to create a metadata contact and then use that contact to load in to the Resource Citation Contact and the Metadata Citation Contact metadata fields. The metadata library has an element in ...
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Python and ArcGIS Metadata Parsing Script

Currently building a GDB with 100+ feature classes which will need metadata elements for certain fields to be used in an online tool popup. I am working on a Python script to update these elements, ...
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Editing metadata in PostGIS database?

I have imported several Shapefiles into PostgreSQL+PostGIS database. However, it seems that the database doesn't support metadata. I can't find a way to visit or edit metadata for the datasets. I don'...
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QGIS 3 Metadata to ISO XML

Just found out that QGis 3.x has a metadata editor. That is great! Is there a tool to convert the metadata saved by QGIS (.qmd file) to a ISO-xml standard metadata file? Why am I asking this: I ...
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Naming conventions for LiDAR files?

I can't figure out what is specifically being referenced by the names of these .las files: They correspond to a specific quadrangle, but can't figure out quite how.
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Metadata Updating in QGIS?

I am working in QGIS. Is there a way you can lock the metadata so that no one can edit or change anything except me?
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Add layer keywords to WMTS GetCapabilities response using GeoServer?

In the past I have been entering keywords in "Edit Layer" section of GeoServer. These keywords have shown up on a per layer basis in the "KeywordList" section of a WMS GetCapabilities response, which ...