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Accessing raw data from LAZ file in Python with Open Source software?

Is there anyway to access raw "LAZ" (not LAS) datasets in Python? I was trying to with ArcPy (I'd prefer not too), but it doesn't seem able to access LAZ. I'd prefer to work with the raw LAZ file and ...
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Network/Routing analysis with open source GIS

I am researching for ways to do network analysis or routing optimization with open source GIS. ArcGIS currently has an extension for this called Network Analyst but would like to keep my analysis with ...
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Importing WFS Feature in ArcGIS Desktop? [closed]

I am trying to Import an open source WFS Feature in ArcGIS. I have filled all the Options correctly but the Toolbox does not work and I receive error that feature is empty. How can I correct it? ...
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Adjust leaflet routing machine draw (animate) route speed

I use leaflet routing machine and it's working fine with me. Here is my code: <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width" /> <...
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Focal / Moving Window statistics - open source

I am currently running a process that involves the creation of many "Focal Statistics" rasters in ArcGIS. These rasters use varying-radius circular search areas and calculate three different ...
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Seeking open source equivalent to .mpk?

Is there an open source equivalent to the .mpk file format that ArcGIS can still open?
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Is there an open source stereoscopic interface for QGIS, like PurVIEW or DAT/EM, or stereo Analyst?

I have a lot of imagery processing that I do at the local college, and most of the imagery is stereo imagery. Is there an open source piece of software that could be used to view the imagery and ...
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Seeking open source tool to update Clutter file?

Clutter files used to calculate RF propagation. I have an old Clutter file I'd like to update according to new GIS vector layer I get. My clutter file has following format : index.txt, menu.txt, g0 - ...
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Geocoding sensitive addresses without API

I have a large set of sensitive addresses that I need to Geocode on a server. I cannot send them to an external API due to HIPAA restrictions. Ideally I'd love to use an open source solution, even ...
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Opensource bus route planner

Since I have little coding skills, I'm looking for an open source bus route planner that consumes GTFS data (That I have to create myself), All I could find was OpenRouteService, and although it has ...
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Convert dwg (CAD) to shp in any open source GIS software?

I would like to do what's needed in a GIS (GRASS, QGIS, etc) alone, no other converters-only. The process is to read the dwg files that would be located in a folder and read them as shp and perform ...
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Tiling large single GeoTIFF raster into smaller GeoTIFF tiles? [duplicate]

I have traditionally used proprietary software tools for tiling raster datasets but I am keen to explore the open source solutions as well. Are there any open source solutions that can easily tile ...
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Is there a way to use ancient cities data with OSMnx?

Is there a way to use OSMnx to construct graphs and images of ancient street maps, perhaps using a data source similar to OSM (in the spirit of OHM)? For example, is there a way to construct such a ...
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Using Geoserver and PostgreSQL to build a web mapping tool? [duplicate]

I've been an ESRI user and a Carto user and like both tools but I am now hoping to build my own web-mapping platform. The issue is, I have no web-development experience other than the little I've ...
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Using python Point-In-Polygon operation to join grid with points based on points falling within grid?

I want to know how to select values from the xarray DataArray based on the location (geo_df.geometry) and time (geo_df.plant_date & geo_df.cut_date) of rows in the geopandas GeoDataFrame. I want ...
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Create read MapInfo using C#

I've Mapinfo .tab files (including .dat .id .map) I'd like to read the attributes of the files then may store in a DB or write to a csv (not yet decided). As far as I can tell, using MapInfo Pro ...
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ArcGIS region group open source equivalent in numpy/python?

I am trying to get a unique ID for contiguous raster objects with the same value, like what the Region Group tool from ArcGIS does. However I need an open source solution using python/numpy/gdal/...
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Seeking open source alternative to Rivex (add-in for ArcGIS designed to process vector river networks) [closed]

I wish to process a river network - for the assessment of hydrological potential. Rivex is one addin (not free) which could be used with ArcGIS. Is there any alternative to this?
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Open source desktop GIS for high school curriculum?

I am a physics teacher and contemplating to integrate GIS to our high school's curriculum. A de facto software looks to be ArcGIS, which is a proprietary software. I wonder what are open-source ...
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Select border region from segmented image

I have several thousand aerial photographs which have been scanned in and orthorectified, but the image borders and fiducial markers remain on the image. I am looking to identify these parts of the ...
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Converting DEM to LAS file? [duplicate]

Is there a way to convert a DEM raster to a .las file using open source software and/or any tools that come along with a complete ESRI license? I have been able to achieve this using the LAS Toolset ...
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Open source convert .idb .mdb database

Is there a way to convert a geodatabase (ArcGIS Geodatabase Version 9 according to their website) to other formats such as shapefiles / geopackage for feature layers and geotiff for rasters using a ...
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Open source approach to classifying and removing LiDAR points from overlapping scans?

The attached screenshot shows a LiDAR point cloud with significant overlapping scans. This point cloud tile is part of the MN statewide LiDAR dataset which has 25% scan overlap and 1.5 NPS. For many ...
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Open source alternative to Linkage Mapper & ArcGIS [closed]

I'd like to calculate least cost paths between fragments using a cost raster I created based on habitat suitability values. I saw that most people use Linkage Mapper, but I don't have access to ...
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Open source absolute atmospheric corrections for Sentinel-2

I am searching for open source absolute atmospheric correction processors for Sentinel-2. There are many of proprietary ones (FLAASH, QUACS, MACCS) which I cannot use for my study. Beside DOS1 (QGIS ...
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Is there a QGIS alternative for ArcGIS Schematics?

I want to draw a schematic drawing from a network.There is an extension in ArcMap that can do this. Is there an extension or a way to do this in QGIS or any other open source GIS?
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Open source remote sensing and satellite imagery DATA [closed]

What are the most known libraries of open source data related to remote sensing and satellite imagery? Especially applicated to agriculture? And what are their resolutions and frequencies?
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consensus map from 3-date classified land cover rasters

I have performed land cover classification of Landsat images from 3 seasons. I want to generate a consensus map from these 3. For instance if a pixel is 'forest' in 2 maps, and 'pasture' in the third, ...
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Finding tie points between a georeferenced and a non geo referenced image

Is there an open source program for finding tie points between a non-georeferenced image and a georeferenced image? I am looking for something I can run at the command line in linux to incorporate ...
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How to draw maps with OpenLayers without subtitles?

I'm developing an application, using OpenLayers and OpenStreetMap, which can not have some subtitles, because it pollutes the map, subtitles like this: this is my code defaultRasterLayer = new ol....
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Pure PHP Library for Geometry Operations 7

I am working on a php project on a shared webhost. so I am limited into mysql and php. I want to do some geometry operations in php side. In fact it is a routing algorithm which works in php. I need a ...
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Processing historic aerial imagery mosaics

I'd like to process multiple sets of old (>1938) aerial imagery that are scanned, but whether merged nor georeferenced. While I had good results with QGIS to align single photos, using passpoints, ...
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How to import erroneous geometry records into PostGIS for fixing?

New to PostGIS. I have a few large multipolygon datasets with errors that PostGIS should be able to fix quite efficiently. However, when in QGIS I try to import the layers into PostGIS, it will ...
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Field data collection for QGIS? [closed]

I'm new to the open-source GIS world, having abandoned ArcGIS due to costs, and am looking for an OS analog to the Collector app. What I'm seeking to do is collect field data with an Android cell ...
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Couldn't load plugin GniPlannerFTTH [closed]

I am using FTTx Planner (Open Source element of Geospatial Network Inventory system) but when I try to use GniPlannerFTTH plugin in QGIS I get the following error: "Couldn't load plugin ...
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Exporting multiple shapefiles (mixed geometry types) into one KML?

Is there a way, using open source software, to export multiple shapefiles of mixed geometry types, and different attributes, into one KMZ/KML file? Something similar to from ArcMap "Map to KML", but ...
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Is there any open source equivalent to Esri's Living Atlas?

The Living Atlas which is accessible through ArcGIS has so much useful information. I was wondering if there is anything even close to this scale available for open source products. Preferably QGIS.
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How could we get presentation of FOSS4Geurope 2017?

I was to the FOSS4Geu 2017 and I could not see all the presentation I would to see. So, as the great team try to get all of them, I thought it's possible to get it throught the website. Unfortunatly ...
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Photomosaic non-georefferenced images using open-source software

I have a directory of images that were captured by drone. The images have GPS info in the EXIF tags but are not georefferenced and do not have world files. I would like to merge these photos into a ...
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How do I patch libgeos without losing QGIS?

How can I create a custom libgeos to replace the one in my Ubuntu system? Basically, I'm trying to expose some of GEOS functions (orientedDistance()) to other packages as explained in Directed ...
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How to use Cesiumjs without bingmap api key

Can I use cesiumjs without bingmap api key. I need to create a viewer which should use my own wms layer and osm. Further i want to use it as a platform for geospatial analysis on my spatial data. As i ...
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How to create line/polygon shapefiles from geojson using gdal in Python?

I have put this together after reading How to create polygon shapefile from a list of coordinates using python gdal/ogr?, and How to write Shapely geometries to shapefiles? I am attempting to read a ...
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Open Source GIS tools for using LiDAR to estimate storage behind dams/culvert [closed]

Can you recommend an open source GIS tools for modeling the water impounded on the upstream side of a dam using LiDAR data?
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QGIS Rule-based rendering in 2.14

I'm going through the QGIS Map Design book and have run up against a wall in adding cascading rules. I'm working with QGIS LTR 2.14. The authors recommend this version. My vector data is in a ...
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QGIS: sip module implements API v11.0 to v11.3 but the qgis._core module requires API v10.0

I have read all the questions on the SIP module and QGIS, but they do not answer my question. Most of these are dealing with screwed up paths; I do not think my environment variables are incorrect. ...
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GDAL/OGR (Python) GetGeomType() method returns integer, what is the matching geom type?

When I use the GetGeomType() with GDAL/OGR it returns an integer. I want to know what geometry type each integer represents. driver = ogr.GetDriverByName("FileGDB") gdb = r"C:\Users\******\Documents\...
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Current status of open source 3D GIS software and libraries

I'm an open source advocate and been asked to present to a top management in government regarding the availability of open source 3D tools and software that leads to SmartCity/SmartNation initiatives. ...
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Reposition geotagged image on mapoeg [closed]

I am building a map in leaflet, rendering a variety of layers on top of the map. One layer contains geotagged images fetched from a folder (with Leaflet.Photo). Some of the images GPS locations are ...
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Standard Deviational Ellipse with Open Source Python (GDAL/OGR etc)

I am trying to mimic the Standard Deviational Ellipse tool from ArcGIS through Open Source Python avenues. The formula is here. At the moment I am failing to get the correct X and Y axis lengths for ...
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Open source solution to convert terrain data to collada?

I am exploring how to convert terrain information (DTED, SRTM, etc) to a 3D mesh file. Collada is preferrable as it is very compatible. I have read this: Converting dem and geotiff to collada model ...