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A geometric element defined by a pair of x,y coordinates.

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Find maximum and minimum value of points within a polygon buffer?

I have a series of 500m buffer zones along a polyline. I also have a series of points following the line, each point represents a 10m x 10m cell. I calculated the values of a field in each point known ...
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How can I group Points to make polygon via Python

I have an array of coordinates Point= [lat,long] ListPoint= [[38.203655,-76.113281],[38.10,-76.12],..] I wanna make a polygon that contains all these points ? There is a project developed by ...
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Draw lines from points in QGIS

I have a point layer and need to draw a line passing through or in the vicinity of the points (up to 0.5m ditance between the point and the line). The nodes of the line will recieve the attributes of ...
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Using Python to create new point location based on various azimuth and distances

I have a feature class with thousands of points. In the same table with these point locations, I have two additional fields. One for azimuth, and one for a length (or distance) to move along that ...
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Associate points with polygon QGIS 2.2

I want to associate a point layer with a polygon layer so that I can do zonal statistics. In the image below, the polygon layer represents roughly the metro area of a certain city. The point ...
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Reducing point numbers in a certain area

We have a list of poi data in our database(Access mdb db), and we have a web service which serve data by a specified BoundingBox. However we found that the returned points are too close to another at ...
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Averaging XY points locations if in close proximity automatically over a large dataset in R

I have a point dataset (XYZ values) containing a few million points covering a 5km x 5km extent representing maxima locations. However there a great deal of these points which exist in 0.5m of others. ...
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Point-sampling rasters using R? [duplicate]

I need to be able to sample many raster files (imported from GeoTIFFs) using a previously defined set of spatial points, using R. What's the best way to do this?
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Creating Many Uneven Buffers

Qgis 2.2, Windows 7 I am looking to create buffers around city lights (the raster). Currently, I have simple polygon buffers around the point layer (oecdminusa), but this is not accurately capturing ...
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Creating points based on coordinates in MapBasic

I am currently working on a MapBasic tool that generates start and end coordinates for a polyline layer. So far I have successfully populated 4 columns in a table (SX, EX, SY, EX) with coordinates of ...
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How to speed up a query for nearest linestring to point data

I have processed a Strahler stream order layer with a lot of river linestrings (type: Multilinestring) and their corresponding strahler number (see information here). Besides I have a point layer. I ...
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Creating polygon from exterior points using PostGIS?

How to convert points data to polygon, so as to form polygon from exterior point as shown above
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GeoServer create layer from PostGIS (data type point)

(Several days ago a user on gis stackexchange suggest that I should use OpenGeo (I was using geojson before). I succeed at what I was doing at that time, but now I have a different problem.) I was ...
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QGIS 2.0 Automatic generation of a vector layer out of a point layer

I am an environmental engineer and the aim of my QGIS 2.0 project is to visualize the results of a sewage water system inspection. In a first step I included the hoppers from a csv file and added a ...
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Get all points with in some range of a point (or range of point) in MySQL

I have got a list of points and a fixed range (10m). So what I have to do is for each point I have to find all the points present in a table with the 10m range of the given point. For example: Let ...
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Identify geographic location to points

I am quite new in QGIS and I really need your help. I have a map of Kenya divided into 68 districts and I have coordinates of 30.000 schools. The points have one variable besides the latitude and ...
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Adding XY coordinates from a point feature class to a one to many related table in ArcGIS 10.0

I have a point feature class with a one-to-many relate to a table. I would like to add the XY coordinates of each point in the feature class to the related table where the ID field matches. Of course, ...
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How to get information about only one data point?

I have a vector-point shapefile. The data are not dense (about 1 x 1 degree). Lets say that every point includes value of average wind speed. I would like to create a interactive web-map so that ...
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Finding routes in which more than one car passed (gps data)

I'm using ArcGIS 10.1. I have point GPS data of routes of several cars over a few days, and I want to find only the routes where more than one or two different cars passed through (Each GPS points ...
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Performing cluster analysis in R with Point Datasets

I am a R-Beginner, but I want to use it for some spatial statistics. I want to check the relation between the occurrence of ill persons and the existence of water in a area of interest. To give you a ...
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How can I transform polylines into points every n metres in PostGIS?

Question in pretty much the same as this, but I need to use PostGIS. I have a number of polylines, and want to trasform them into points every n metres along these lines. edit: Thanks a lot to ...
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Problem creating point shapefiles programmatically using python in QGIS 2.2

I am trying to create a point shapefile in the memory buffer (for a temporary label) and then zoom to the extents on this buffer. The working (in version 2.1) test code for this is: def ...
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How to find the polyline's ID connecting two points in ArcGIS 10.1?

I have an ArcMap (*.mxd) file with several layers including a point layer and a polyline layer. The points are connected by polylines in the polyline layer, and I wish to know how to list the ...
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Draw line between points from multiple datasets

I have 2 point datasets and want a tool or script to draw a line between all points in one dataset to all the points in the 2nd dataset. Is it possible? I have tried ESRI "Point Distance" and "...
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Select points approx. 2000 metres from another point along a river?

I have a series of points representing a river network (See Image Above). Each point contains attributes on Latitude, Longitude, Z value and Length calculated using flow accumulation. The river ...
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How to calculate distances between several points along network?

I have several points (bicycle share hubs), and I want to calculate the distance between each of them using a network. I want a CSV/XLS that has three headers: hub_id1, hub_id2, distance. I've ...
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How to get an indication of how points are spatially distributed?

Let's say I have a set of points and I want to get an indication of their spatial distribution. That is, if all points are at one location a possible return value would be 0, whereas if all points are ...
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GRASS Add Vector Point

I need to do a viewshed analysis using GRASS. I've got the DEMs loaded; and I simply want to input several (2-4) points (like 41.12345N, 122.34567W from GPS). What is the simplest, most ...
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Creating line between polygon and nearest raster cell?

I need to create a line between polygons (centroid) and the nearest cell of a raster dataset. The polygon and raster do not intersect. Each polygon has a UID. One cell can be linked to many polygons, ...
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Writing Python script to select point within cell [closed]

I have two features: points and grid cells (vector). I want to select a point within a grid cell (some cell do not have point) using python script and create a new feature layer with below conditions: ...
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splitting a lines layer using points

I'm looking to accomplish a similar task to this thread: Splitting line at point positions using QGIS? Using QGIS and the Processing and GRASS toolboxes available, I'm looking to split a vector layer ...
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Finding coordinates of tangent points and intersection of curved line? [closed]

I have a line with curves in it. Is there an easy way to extract the X Y values for the tangent points and intersection points in ArcMap 10.2.1? Hopefully my simple paint diagram clarifies what ...
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Using Point as the geom type in pgrouting?

in my table i have the field geom(POINT, srid) and its populated, this table also have the source an target field witch is blank(just like pgrouting guide). I tried the function pgr_createTopology() ...
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Linking up GPS points taken from rail network

Bit of a newbie here, trying to work out whether any PostGIS functions can help with my task. Apologies in advance if my use of GIS terminology is not up to scratch yet. I have a large database of ...
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Line start and end nodes: determining what is a junction

I have a layer of points and polylines and want to determine which points are road junctions. I currently have all start and end nodes within 3m of my road network as a layer. However I cannot ...
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What is an Orphan point?

MY apologizes about the next doubt, but I can't understand what is an orphan point. I am using QGIS with a module to apply the Linear Reference System (the module is called "LRS"). During the ...
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Creating point at highest value in raster using ArcGIS Desktop

I am using ArcGIS Desktop 10.1. I am trying to find the location of the highest value pixel in my Direct Solar Radiation Raster. I can see the extent of the data in my raster but don't know where ...
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How to map flood areas from a set of points containing surface and height of water?

I am working on the damages made by the typhoon Haiyan. I use QGIS 2.0 with extensions and toolbox, and MapInfo. I have vectors, rasters of the place. I want to map the flood area along the ...
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Creating contours from partial data set

Is it possible to create contour lines based on part of the points and not the entire dataset?
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Getting null values using Point sampling tool in QGIS 2.0.1 [closed]

I would like to obtain the information of a raster layer at some points. Apparently the Point sampling tool does the job. I have used this tool, and all the raster values extracted at specific points ...
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How to horizontally align irregularly shaped point symbol to vector layer in QGIS?

Fairly new to QGIS and searching a method to graphically align my point symbols in the direction of the vector. The symbol represents a water valve in an irregular shape in close proximity to a vector ...
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Find nearest point (in file A) for every point (in file B)

I have 2 csv files both with 3 columns: variable, lat, lon. Let's call them file A and file B. File A has 100 values for variable (in this case city), File B has 100,000 values for variable (station ...
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Geoserver-WMS-problem when zooming point layer

I need help. I would like to have no blank(white) space between points when zooming in WMS geoserver. Any idea?
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Can I “undo” buffering of a point layer in QGIS?

I have point layer, where each point is one tree, about 1300 trees in total. I made buffers around each tree, the buffer being the height of each tree in QGIS 2.0.1. My next step was to use Spatial ...
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Can ArcGIS only merge two shapefiles each time?

I need to merge multiple point shapefiles (in the same directory) into one point shapefile. After inputting these shapefiles and merging it, I found the final output only contained the data from two ...
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TIFF/Raster to Point shapefile question

Apologies in advance if this question is incredibly basic, but I've been googling around and I just don't know where to start. I've downloaded some nighttime luminosity data from NASA, and the data ...
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How to extend polylines to the nearest point

Could anyone tell me a way of getting my polylines to search for a point within a certain number of meters of their start/end points and extend to it? There was some problem uploading a picture so I'...
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How to visually sort the order of Points with QGIS, GDAL, …?

The following Points layer is the basis of a rendering in a Android application. Android allows to draw a shape from the provided points. I cannot use LineStrings. However, the order of points ...
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How to convert Point coordinates into CSV format?

The GDAL documentation describes how to convert a ShapeFile into CSV data. The layer create options (-lco parameter) allows to prepend the coordinates of Point features to the actual attributes values....
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What is the most efficient method to delete points?

I have a script that takes a point featureclass (FC) through the following workflow: Select points that lie within individual polygons From the selected points within each polygon, randomly subset X% ...