Questions tagged [overlay]

A spatial operation in which two or more maps or layers registered to a common coordinate system are superimposed, either digitally or on a transparent material, for the purpose of showing the relationships between features that occupy the same geographic space.

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Aggregating up spatial information

At present I have a dataset which is broken down by Electoral Divisions (circa 3,500). However, due to issues with some of my variables I need to choose a larger spatial unit - Local Electoral Area (...
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kml/kmz files not loading by google maps anymore

Until a few months ago this worked: https://maps.google.com/maps?q=http://www.jcea.es/pics/italia2015/italia2015.kmz It is NOT working anymore. I know that I can login in Google maps, create a ...
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How to add updated tiles to ArcGIS mosaic

I have several hundred aerial imagery raster tiles (in ecw format) that I have loaded into a mosaic dataset. I would now like to 'replace' or 'overlay' an older aerial imagery layer with this dataset. ...
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Extract information of a raster overlayed on another raster with a lower resolution directly in python

I have two aligned rasters with the same extent, one has a resolution of 5 meters and the other of 125 meters. I would like to place the 5 meter one over the 125 meter one and assign to these smaller ...
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Image display/scaling in OpenLayers vs Google Maps

When I plot an image on OpenLayers, it looks like that image is stretched a little bit as compared to Google Maps. I was wondering if it is normal or there is something wrong with my code. ...
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Display LiDAR data in E00 (interchange file) on maps

I have Lidar data in E00 files (interchange files). Can I overlay them on some maps like say Bing maps or Geoserver with OpenLayers? If yes, what is the right way of doing it?
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Zonal statistics on raster layers that intersect line

I have a line feature class of routes and a raster file with 12 unique values. I want to know how much cells of each value in the raster has that intersect with lines. I've tried zonal statistics (...
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Combining overlapping polygons and their attributes using ArcGIS Desktop?

I have two global polygon features (layers). One is the highly detailed country shapes GADM (Global Administrative Areas) and is overlapping the less border accurate TDWG (World Geographical Scheme ...
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Spatial Join if more than 50% of join feature overlay target feature?

My ModelBuilder in ArcMap 10.3 includes 2 Shapefiles: Buildings footprint (polygons). Red shapes (polygons) which includes information for each building. The task is creating new layer that contains ...
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Summarising an attribute from point layer in polygons with FME

I have a number of polygon feature sets and a point layer containing an attribute with population count. I want to summarise the population attribute for all points within each polygon feature set ...
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Calculating total area overlapping specific raster DEM color interval whose boundaries are confined by another vector?

I know this sounds quite difficult, but maybe it isn't for you or at least it shouldn't if I explain it correctly. (I'm using QGIS 2.14) I'd like to know to calculate total area overlapping a ...
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Overlay a shape into a gridded shape and determine the percentage of each cell that are overlapped

I would like to know how I can overlay a shapefile (A) into another gridded shapefile (B) and extract the information about which shapefile (A) polygons falls in each cells (B). And, more specifically,...
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Overlay single, non georeferenced image in Leaflet?

I'm wondering whether it would be possible to somehow overlay a 3rd party, changing non-georeferenced image such as: If the image was static, I'd use mapwarper.net. But it's not. So is there a way to ...
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Combining several rasters before r.surf.contour?

I have been trying to generate an elevation model from contour lines using first v.to.rast.attr and then r.surf.contour. Generally, it works pretty well, execpt for one issue. My data contains a lot ...
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How can I enable panning using Openlayers and a vector overlay with controls?

I am creating a map using the following code: map = new OpenLayers.Map({ div: "map" }); Then I load in a geojson polygon layer and add two controls var highlightCtrl = new OpenLayers.Control....
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Loading texts with shapefile in ArcMap

I am currently trying to load different shapefiles in ArcObjects programmatically. Currently I can load lines, polylines, polygons and ellipses (even though that's just a fancy polygon as far as ...
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Aligning two maps with different projections in QGIS

I am trying to add historic borders to a modern blank world map. The files I have are all bitmap format and the historic borders are in separate regional maps (Africa, India, North America, Western ...
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Overlaying satellite image tileLayer over OpenStreetMap in LeafletJS?

I am currently creating a web app for visualizing disaster impact via satellite imagery. I have satellite images (.tif) which I need to overlay over OpenStreetMap. Since .tif file is very large, I ...
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KML file with multiple ground overlays

I have geolocated imagery which I would like to plot in Google Earth. I have the 4 corner points of each image, and I am currently laying the images down using GroundOverlay and gx:LatLonQuad. My ...
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Calculate distance between buffer and geographic points for grouped subsets (and get tally)

The data I used can be found here. After importing my data, I select a subset of points (Nest2017 in column type) to create 30 m buffers around: library(dplyr) nests<-df %>% filter(type %...
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Dynamically set mapview based on the overlay feature of L.geoJson coordinates in Leaflet

I want to dynamically setView of the map based on the overlay feature which I extract from L.geoJson in Leaflet. I tried using fitBounds, which doesn't seem to work. Here is the code snippet: var ...
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Find overlay between polygons excluding boundary

I want to find which polygons in a spatialpolygonsdataframe overlay each polygon in another spatialpolygonsdataframe. I have tried to use the function over from the package sp and it works fine... ...
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Defining which layer (overlay) is displayed on Leaflet map?

I have 7 layers overlay on a base map, i need to define which layer is selected (active,displayed,shown) on the map. var overlays = { "AL HOUDA Espaces_Verts": alhouda6_layer, "...
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How can I improve alignment between google maps and overlays coming from a different coordinate system?

After some work, I managed to extract some PNGs out of a GIS we have at work. This GIS has some polygons in which addresses are surrounded by them. I managed to create an extractor in Python and to ...
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Is it possible to intersect multiple polygon shapefiles to identify areas where two or more layers overlap?

I have 19 polygon shapefile layers, with some occasionally overlapping with one another. As a final output, I would like a shapefile that includes only the overlapping areas between 2 or more of these ...
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How to display data at diffrent depths in ArcScene

I am looking for a way to display data at different depths in ArcScene. I have a bathymetry layer which displays fine, and I want to overlay oil platforms in 3D over the bathymetry to show where ...
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How to add OpenSeaMap tiles as an overlay on top of osm base map with Leaflet?

After generating the OpenSeaMap tiles, I tried to add them as an overlay upon the openstreet basemap. The idea is after generating the OpenSeaMap tiles to serve them as "static" tiles to the client, ...
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OpenLayers3: How to show a KML layer with the export to png Button

So... I have this script: <script> //Script1: Script de criação do mapa. var map = new ol.Map({ layers: [ new ol.layer.Tile({ ...
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Is there a way to overlay a remote kmz file in google maps

I have a kmz file and want to overlay it on google maps. What I'm searching for is sth. like: https://www.google.de/maps?kmz=server/tour.kmz I've already checked the query params for google maps, but ...
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Burning shapefile geometry to raster in PNG format with gdal_rasterize?

I was trying to overlay a shapefile to some raster images from a directory using gdal_rasterize. But then encountered this error: ERROR 6: The PNG driver does not support update access to existing ...
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CartoDB - Method to show/hide layers for hatching overlap for > 4 layers?

Our goal is to show/hide individual hatched maps. Unfortunately we have more than the 4 max layers allowed in a viz. We successfully made and example where we show/hide the 4 layers in a viz: http://...
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How to convert Geodatabase to open standards to process it further?

I have a ESRI file in geodatabase format (v9.3). I intend to use this in a non-commercial application. I think I will have to convert it into a open standard since I am confused if ArcGIS online would ...
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Question regarding area overlap

I'm using land use data, and report the proportion of each sub-catchment that is used for “Grazing Modified Pastures” and “Irrigated Modified Pastures”. I'm essentially focused on these two layers, I ...
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Import data, analyze spatially, and export list of points using Google Earth

I am trying to: import data into Google Earth from an outside data source. Then overlay a map and isolate which datapoints fall into that area. I would like to then export a list of the data points ...
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Reproject gif.gz raster to WGS84 in QGIS

I am a steep learning curve into QGIS. I have a raster of global fire maps from the modis site: http://lance-modis.eosdis.nasa.gov/imagery/firemaps/firemap.2013221-2013230.8192x4096.gif.gz I would ...
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Overlay analysis of topographic data

I have a topographic map with Buildings, Roads, Hydro and land use as the prominent layers in polygon format. Also i have newly collected Building polygons of the same area in shape file format. Now i ...
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Technique using GDAL to overlay / fit one PNG map to directly overlay on another?

I have one .PNG basemap with known North edge of Latitude = 52.48, a South edge of Latitude = 21.94, an east edge of Longitude = -61.87 and a west edge of Longitude = -129.37. And I have another PNG ...
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Overlay Map Visual on Shapefile

I am trying to display a map/shapefile of an NTS250k grid of Canada as shown in MS Power BI. BI requires to import the shapefile using .json format. I am just wondering if there is a way to be able to ...
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OpenLayers overlay bubbling problem

Regarding on the previous question asked https://gis.stackexchange.com/a/303372/119333, solution from best answer is implemented and its working. I am rendering tab panel inside popup overlay and you ...
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How to georeference multispectral raster without loss of data

I am trying to align two rasters made of data captured during same flight, but with separate cameras (drone - onboard, and Micasense RedEdge) and two separate gps devices (drone and another one ...
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Overlaying point data with NDVI layer with raster output (not graph)

I have point data, which are animal burrows, and a NDVI raster layer that shows plant productivity. I want to overlay these layers and determine if vegetation productivity is higher close to burrows (...
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Create A Maximum-Gradient Vector Overlay QGIS

I have generated several vector layers of different gradients and geographic areas (PUMAs, ZCTAs & Census Tracts). Is there a way I can overlay all these layers with the aim of identifying the ...
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google earth - viewing KML file in world map

I"m using google earth and a KML file that I have generated. I would like to display all the KML points in a world map. Google maps online does it but the print is poor. Need a 300 dpi print which ...
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How to show overlay in layout legend [closed]

I am displaying three different layers on a map, essentially three separate habitat types. Each have their own colour. In cases, 2 or 3 of the layers overlap in part (essentially showing where ...
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How I can create a raster and have the same overlay as another raster in QGIS 2.4?

I have made a graphical model in QGIS 2.4. I have to create a raster equation to rasterize a polygon shapefile. I want to rasterize my shapefile and I want to ensure that this new raster will ...
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Layers with the same Geographic Coordinate system don't overlap [duplicate]

I am a GIS newbie. I'm having a problem that, from the looks of things on this website, is a fairly common problem. I have 3 layers, all in the same GCS that do not line up. I have read all the the ...
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GRASS v.overlay.or Error when trying to split a polygon with a line

I am using the Grass plugin in QGIS for Windows (1.8.0). I am trying to split a polygon with a line feature. I am using the v.overlay.or function within the QGIS Grass plugin. I have the line layer ...
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Creating a sidewalk map for a walkability survey

If I wanted to do my own walkability survey of my city, what tools could I use? I have map data from OpenStreetMap, but I have to consider that streets have two sides (which aren't always accessible ...
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“Identity” overlay in QGIS?

I have two polygon layers I'd like to overlay using QGIS or another open source tool. What I want as output is a polygon layer with the extent of one polygon, but with each polygon in that layer ...
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Spatial Join for coregistered polygon data from different dates

I have three separate feature datasets of 125 polygons that contain plant respiration, incident sunlight, and soil moisture data collected on three different dates. The polygons are perfectly ...