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

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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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add points in existing profile graph with labels of its heights

I have created profiles at multiple locations with lines. Now I want to add points to that graph, how do I do that? Any suggestions? Here is the script import arcpy import os import matplotlib....
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Batch generate multiple elevation profile images from vector lines and DTM in QGIS

In QGIS, what is the most efficient way to generate multiple elevation profiles from multiple line segments and a digital terrain model? I use QGIS 2.18. I'm working on a project interpreting ...
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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 a series of cross sections (profiles) along a line?

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 ...
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Create profile graph over multiple rasters (ArcGIS 3D Analyst)

When having a raster which represents an array of values, for instance, elevation, I can generate a profile graph over a line I draw using the 3D Analyst toolbar. A sample graph: When generating a ...
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QGIS Profile Tool shows no profile

I have installed and followed the process to produce an elevation profile from the Route Profile plug-in in QGIS, but for some reason I am getting no profile to appear. The grids are from OS ...
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How to get the coordinates of the x-axis from a profile graph in Arcmap?

I have done already a profile graph in ArcMap drawing a diagonal line over a DEM image. Now I would like to add some point locations as it is showed in the attached figure. I set these blue points in ...
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Elevation Profile Google

I am creating a longitudinal profile in Google Maps. For this, I created a function that lets you draw a line and when it disappears just drawn. So far there is no problem, but when I return to view ...
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Right min/max values in single band color of an asc file and resulted profile

I'm using some asc files that covered the surface of an island; every file, when it's been imported, has a different min/max values in the single band color, which is the right? How can I understand ...
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From track+waypoints to elevation profile with waypoints

I have a track and waypoints (1) imported in QGIS. I want to calculate the closest point from every waypoint to the track (2). Then, I want a table with data that allows me to draw an elevation ...
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ArcMap 3D profile graph gives a level line

ArcMap's Profile Graph in 3D analyst works great for drawing a line on the map and seeing the profile. I am doing this part easily; single segments, multiple segments it works fine. However, it is ...
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QGIS create a line graph with attributes value on a section through the map

I wonder if I can make cross sections of GIS data (other than height). An example: I have a shapefile of a city with building plots and attribute values of the plot size. I want to choose a random ...
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Alternative profile graphs for ArcGIS

Anybody know an alternative to profile graph option for ArcGIS 10.2? 3D Analyst can produce a profile, however it's extremely bare bones and doesn't include a scaling option. Does anybody know an ...
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Generate elevation profile graphs for multiple line segments in shapefile? [duplicate]

I'm familiar with the profile graph feature in 3D analyst and I saw the stack profile tool as well. However, I'd like to generate elevation profile graphs for 137 line segments. I don't want to ...