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A representation of the values attained by a surface along a line (or path).

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Create terrain profiles with DEM in PyQGIS

I already use the plugin "Profile Tool" to : Draw the profile line Save the line into a point's layer Export the profile png & dxf Then I manualy write the path of the dxf & png into fields ...
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Profile Tool has too high resource consumption: Alternative or work around?

I'm trying to generate a profile along a track (bike trail) using the Profile Tool Plugin from QGIS, but it consumes more than 14GB's of RAM so it can't finish it's work. DEM: 200m GeoTIFF Profile-...
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Interpolating Line in ArcGIS 3D Analyst

I am trying to make a 2D topographic profile using the Interpolate Line tool and a DEM. I've done this before on a different project; not sure why it's not working now. The 3D Analyst extension is ...
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Difference between merge and create virtual raster

I have the DEM of a defined region that has been split into sub-DEM with a resolution of 1 km x 1 km. When I merge the sub-DEM to create a single DEM (Raster -> Miscellaneous -> Merge), the overall ...
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Cutting/ exporting multiple terrain profiles to CSV files with QGIS?

I am trying to cut multiple terrain profiles and export them to CSVs (individual or combined). I have a shapefile of the profile lines, and a DEM to cut the profiles from. I can do this manually ...
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Elevation Profiles Using QGIS vs. Google Earth

I have several routes I am calculating elevation stats for. What I want is Total Ascent/Cumulative Gain, where all ascents and descents are accounted for. As opposed to solely the difference between ...
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Converting an ASCII File to raster image using QGIS

Following a previous issue discussed --> Cross section profile distance not providing accurate distances? It was highlighted that 1. My CRS layer projections were different to one another. this was ...
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Cross section profile distance not providing accurate distances?

I have created a DEM file, which I am using to draw a cross section along a line to see the variation of height from point A to point B along land seen below. When it use the Profile tool on the ...
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Creating DEM Contour files from shapefile line data in QGIS

There are many question occurring on this forum regarding this issue, however the issue I am facing has not been answered in Generating DEM from contour Shapefile using QGIS?, which is that I have ...
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FileError: 'http://localhost:8080/geonetwork/catalog/lib/style/bootstrap-3.0.1/variables.less' wasn't found (404)

After installing the geonetwork version 3.2.1 and the plugin of the iso19115-3 everything work fine. But when plugin the lampv2 profile, this error message shows: ## FileError: 'http://localhost:8080/...
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Interpolate Line Tool giving different results?

I have been using 'Interpolate Line' Tool in the 3D Analyst tool pack to create a profile graph so I can analyze interpolated results gathered from an IDW created surface. However, when I use the tool ...
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How do I compare multiple years worth of geomorph changes in a river while drawing one profile line?

I have many years worth of DEMs of a river I'm studying. I'm very, very new to ArcGIS (think one intro class), and learned how to use the 3D analyst tool. What I'd like to be able to do, is to draw ...
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Visualizing vertical profiles from LiDAR point clouds in R?

I would like to visualize the vertical profiles of different LiDAR point clouds in different forest types. I have extracted the z-values from the LiDAR files with lidR and put them in a dataframe with ...
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Complex 3D/elevation profiles in ArcMap 10.6

I'm looking to create a more informative 3D Profile than appears possible with vanilla Arc tools. Honestly I'm kinda surprised that this doesn't exist, maybe I'm searching the wrong terms. Situation: ...
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Show elevation profile from linestring's z values

I have linestring geometries with z values and I want to display them in a nice elevation profile (with x/z scaling functions, several profiles to overlay, and so on). Is there any QGIS function or ...
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Displaying Distance in Miles for Elevation Profile using Profile Tool in QGIS

I am attempting to generate an elevation profile in QGIS 3.2.2, with elevation in feet, and distance in miles, using Profile Tool. I have managed to convert my DEM files to feet, and the elevation of ...
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Project a point onto a profile tool graph in QGIS

I'm using the Profile Tool add-on in QGIS to extract a profile of a raster data layer. Along this profile there are a series of points which I'd like to project onto the Profile Tool graph so that I ...
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QGIS Profile Tool - Terrain Profile

I'm trying to get a Height Profile for a certain route using the profile tool (terrain profile). Does anyone know how i can get the slope in percent and in degrees in the table of the profile tool so ...
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Creating longitudinal profile for pipeline using QGIS?

I have a sewer system in QGIS and i wish to know if is possible to create a longitudinal profile between two manholes, showing the terrain and the pipeline. In each point (manholes) I have in ...
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Creating Elevation Profile from Line Shapefile of Contours using QGIS?

I have a line shapefile that contains contour lines. The attribute table of the shapefile has a field that gives the elevation of each line. I would like to draw a line across the contours and get an ...
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Adding points in existing profile graph with labels of its heights using ArcPy? [closed]

I have created profiles at multiple locations with lines. Now I want to add points to that graph, how do I do that? Here is the script: import arcpy import os import matplotlib.pyplot as plt ...
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Profile/Transect tool in QGIS like Arc's interpolate transect tool?

I am quite new to GIS. I am trying to determine the values along a transect of a raster in QGIS. I can perform this task in ArcMap using the profile tool however I've tried several methods in QGIS (...
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Getting elevation profile graphs along parallel interpolate lines using ArcGIS 3D Analyst? [closed]

I'm new to ArcGIS. I have used "Interpolate Line" tool in the 3D Analyst Toolbox to get an elevation profile graph. How can I create several parallel interpolate lines, maybe with specific distance ...
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QGIS 3.0 Girona using profile tool, get python error

I have a raster layer (LIDAR data) selected. On releasing the mouse button, and before any rubber band starts, I get this error: Message log: 2018-03-09T16:19:08 WARNING Traceback (most recent call ...
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How to fix a broken plugin (it cannot import name NavigationToolbar2QTAgg)

I want to use the the pluging ProfileFromPoints but I am getting an error saying cannot import name NavigationToolbar2QTAgg. The solution seems to link with an old library name as mentioned here: ...
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Which geographic coordinate system should I use to work in meters in Angola?

I am using WGS84 in Qgis 2.18, but when I try to use some Qgis Plugins (like Profile Tool and Q-Ras) they don´t work. Is it a coordinate problem? Or something else? Profile Tool: It makes the ...
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Qgis Profile Tool plugin with wrong units

I am using qgis 2.18. I installed the plugin Profile Tool and i am trying to do a terrain profile from a DEM. I am working in projection WGS 84. The profile i made with that plugin doesn't have the ...
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Automating calculation of cumulative elevation for multiple line segments (not the profile graph)

I'm using ArcGIS and am trying to figure out how to calculate the cumulative elevation gain (in feet or meters) for over 1,000 line segments representing separate, often unconnected trails. I have a ...
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Creating a TIN from beach profiling data

I'm a university student and have some experience with GIS but not loads. For my dissertation I am measuring beach profiles, using a dumpy level surveying technique, of some nesting habitats for the ...
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Creating stacked pipeline profiles using water utility network tools?

I downloaded the water utility network editing tool to create profiles of our sewer and storm systems including manholes with elevations. The profiling tool is pretty easy to use as you just click ...
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Displaying polyline shape with height in its profile?

Is there a way in QGIS itself or over a plugin to display a polyline shape with heights in its table from a sideview, as in a profile? I'm talking about QGIS in the version 2.14 and I have simple ...
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Profiletool export error “global name 'os' is not defined”

I am using QGIS 2.18.5 and the Profiletool 4.0.2. plugin I tried to save my profile to an .png file and this resulted with an error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:/Users/b/.qgis2/python/...
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ArcGIS create profile graph from existing point feature

I have a dataset of X,Y points (with a spacing of 20m between the points) that represents a flowline along a glacier. Next to dat, I got another point dataset of the glacier height with X,Y points and ...
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Generating series of cross sections (profiles) along line using QGIS?

I have a set of points (xyz) along an axis. Is there any way in QGIS to generate cross profiles along this axis each 10 meters with, for example, +-15 meters right and left from the axis?
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Raster DEM interpolation within overlapping vector polygon of water surfaces?

I am analyzing orthoimage and LiDAR dataset to find out flood areas. I extracted water areas as vector polygon from orthoimage using multiresolution segmentation in eCognition, and generated DTM (1.5 ...
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How to make a .pgw file for a .png depicting a 2D profile

My question is more of an inquiry about whether I am trying to do is possible. I would like to reference an image depicting a 2D Georadar profile. I know that world files are usually used for ...
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Elevation profile using linear shape in ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm working with ArcMap 10.2. So, it's not a duplicate of "Displaying elevation profile and storing DEM elevation back to KML line using QGIS?". I have a linear shapefile that has only one element (a ...
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Convert part of a raster file to .asc file

I'm a bit new at this. I have a DEM map (.tif) of an area in QGIS. I know that I can transform it to a text file (.asc) with raster -> translate. However, what I need is only a certain cross-...
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How do you find the longitudinal and cross sectional profiles of polygons?

I am currently carrying out a research project involving submarine canyons. The canyons are mapped as polygons and I need to find the longitudinal and cross sectional profiles of the canyons. Each ...
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Is there any difference between a stream's Longitudinal Profile and its Elevation Profile?

I have derived elevation profile of a river channel using USGS SRTM 1 ArcSec. I am interested to know whether Elevation Profile and Longitudinal Profile are synonymous?
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Baffling Elevation Profile out of Profile Tool Plugin

When using the Profile Tool plugin I get a graph that looks like the 2nd derivative of what I want. That is, it looks like the rate of change of the slope of the elevation profile. I just want the ...
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Calculate elevation profile for a line from dem data [closed]

We are trying to implement a service which takes a line geometry as its input and calculates elevation profile along that line from dem data (img format). How could we achieve this using postgis or ...
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Recording height profile from raster along a polyline shapefile?

I'm looking for the easiest way to record a series of raster values along a 400 meter transect in ArcGIS 10.3.1. I'm working with a LiDAR canopy height model with 3mx3m cells where each cell ...
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Visualizing elevation profile across a whole mosaic dataset?

I'm working with many DEMs derived from LiDAR data (IMG format) in a mosaic dataset. This allows me to create hillshade (or shaded relief) functions to display the data, which is great. However it ...
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QGIS Profile tool does not plot graph

I tried to use the Terrain Profile tool, but it wont display any graph, no plot, just grey. It calculates the values in the table, but it seems some plugin is missing or not working but I have no idea ...
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Creating an elevation profile along a KML road based on ASC files

I want to make the elevation profile of a road in KML. I've found this online tool but its does not gives accurate elevations. I already have .asc files of the whole area that includes the KML route ...
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Beaver ponds on stream profiles

I have a shapefile with polygons of beaver ponds and a DEM of the area of river watershed where ponds are located. I want to check if a river gradient and a river valley shape effect area of a pond. ...
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Utility Profiles — ArcGIS

I am currently working to convert our cities storm and sanitary sewers from 2D to 3D. Currently, we create profile views in CAD which means a lot of manual work anytime anything changes. We have a ...
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Making simple line more complex using QGIS? [closed]

I am trying to make my own version of code to generate elevation profile for a line drawn over a DEM and I got stuck very early on. As a simple use case: I have a line that consists of just two ...
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Replicate elevation profile extraction (3D Analyst toolbar) in ArcPy

How can I replicate in ArcPy the 3D Analyst Toolbar operations which extract an elevation profile from a transect line drawn atop an elevation layer? This will be incorporated into an automated ...