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Large offset between two identical vector layers

I want to have a dxf layer to overlay another layer. The dxf layer is already saved to a shapefile with the needed crs. The layer has a large offset and nothing happens when I set the crs to the ...
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The mathematics and algorithm behind converting between UTM (Northing, Easting) and Lat and Lon [duplicate]

I know there are a lot of tools and software for this. But for my own knowledge, I wanted to ask what is the general procedure behind the conversion (i.e a pseudo-code).
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Transform an azimuth measured in a given projection system to its value in a separate projection system

I have a set of polygons in which one of the attributes is azimuth. This azimuth was measured in ESPG:3310 (California Albers). I want to transform this measure to ESPG:4326 (WGS 84). I know the ...
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Points within polygons in different projections

I have a polygon and a point feature class in some projection. The points are contained within the polygons The points are always inside the polygons no matter the projection destination I'm ...
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VIIRS DNB daily data processing using ArcGIS Desktop?

The VIIRS-DNB daily data is availbale in .H5 format. How can I process the data to tiff/geotiff format? It is losing its projection when loaded into ArcMap 10.1 and even if exported into tiff ...
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How can I calculate degree of distortion on an Azimuthal Equidistant projection?

The Tissot's indicatrix of an Azimuthal Equidistant projection shows ellipses being stretched along latitudes. How can I calculate the degree (amount) of this distortion? That is, what is the ratio ...
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Whats your favorite map projection for [closed]

What is your a nice projection for the southern Atlantic? S.America & W. Africa? I'm looking to produce nice maps with little distortion on shapes. Leaning toward Lambert.
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How to calculate OSM WGS84 Lat and Lon to meters in C++?

Summary I am converting OSM coordinates into X and Y values with accurate distances in meters between all points using c++. The calculations/code I am using is resulting in an incorrect ratio/scale ...
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Plotting lon/lat point (without manual conversion) on XY map using GeoPandas?

I am data scientist not experienced in GIS and need to do some simple map plotting of the Netherlands. Using Geopandas everything works out nice and dandy for my purposes however I am stuck on 1 ...
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Using GDALwarp for reprojecting netCDF file?

I am trying to re-project a netCDF file using the gdalwarp command. However, the gdalwarp is giving me a black output. Below is my code: import gdal import osr import netCDF4 from osgeo.gdalconst ...
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Converting from custom projection northing/easting coords to lat/long in decimal degrees

I've got a custom projection file that's applied to all data (per request of a client), and another team is requesting ids/coordinate pairs for assets. I tried ripping out X/Y off the point data, but ...
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Reprojection puzzle

Initially, my question was about strange results in area calculations in QGIS. I got bigger results for planimetric calculations - using area($geometry) - compared to ellipsoidal calculations - using $...
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Seeking Public API to get GPS satellite's position?

Is there any public availible API that allows you to retrieve the current coordinates of satellites such as GPS and Galileo? I've only found ways to get Satellites Ephemeries and calculate the ...
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resampling/resamplinh from MODIS to Landsat ; Google Earth Engine

Link to GEE I am resampling MODIS to Landsat Data, and my Goal is to get a Landsat like projected Image, but with fuzzy Borders of former MODIS pixels. What I do not want: I tried my Luck with a ...
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Creating Peirce quincuncial map in QGIS? [duplicate]

I would like to create a Peirce quincuncial projection of vector data using QGIS. A similar question was asked here several years ago, without apparent satisfactory answer. Someone offered a link to ...
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Computational Compatibility between different Projections, and it´s insurance in Google Earth Engine

My Goal is to extract Spatial Information for Usage in Tensorflow. I´ve got Spatial Information from Landsat(30m) and Modis(500m), if I want to extract this Information, do I need any form of ...
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Transformation from Sphere_Natural_Earth to WGS1984

I have a set of files that are stored in Tom Patterson's Natural Earth Projection, and I would like to convert them to WGS1984. This will require a transformation, but I can't locate one and don't ...
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Conversion between unknown map projections?

So I have two maps One that divides regions into small provinces (represented with "ID"s) Another showing which country controlled each part (shown with colours) I want to overlay them to see which ...
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Graphical error while reprojecting Shapefile with QGIS [duplicate]

I'm trying to retroject Natural Earth's Shapefile of the world (Admin 0 – Countries on this page: https://www.naturalearthdata.com/downloads/10m-cultural-vectors/). Here's the original Shapefile in ...
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Definition of custom coordinate system with Equator rotation?

I need to define cylindrical coordinate system in ArcGIS Desktop with numeric equator rotation. Pictures below show how Equator is rotated. Coordinates of points 1 and 2 are known. Is there a way ...
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What is this PostGIS query doing to measure the distance? How distance value is differed by the_geom and the_geom_webmercator

I dont know how the distance is differed based on WGS84 and Web Mercator. Sample: SELECT *, ST_Distance( the_geom::geography, CDB_LatLng(35.68879039, 139.74517892)::geography ) /...
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Warp a shapefile from transverse Mercator to Lambert projection

I'm quite a newbie in QGIS. I imported in QGIS a shapefile of a European country (as well as a TIFF representing the contour). These files are referenced in EPGS 3035. I would like to transform a ...
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Accurate area calculation for countries worldwide individually [closed]

I have polygons of countries with its administrative divisions, I would calculate the areas of each division in a country accurately. I got the bounding boxes for each country, then I divided its ...
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Relation between scale factor and standard meridians/parallels

Let's use transverse Mercator with a custom zone, with central meridian 30, the zone is 3 degrees wide at the equator, with a scale factor k=1, it means that the cylinder touching the spheroid along ...
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Vizualise different projections of a vector using QGIS

How to vizualise different map projection for a vector layer at once with QGIS, then export the two forms as Geographic WGS84 e.g. I have a shapefile for Europe, how to vizualise it in CRS Lambert ...
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Create custom projection for Shapefile, given specific target coordinates [duplicate]

I have a somewhat odd situtaion. A client has provided me with a Shapefile that has no projection information, along with an image of the map that it corresponds to. I have run some coordinates ...
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Failure to re-project SpatialPolygonsDataFrame to Equidistant Cylindrical in R (units problem?)

I am trying to re-project a shapefile to match the projection and units o Black Marble nightlights data (link below) which comes in a raster with Equidistant Cylindrical projection, units in meters. ...
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Reprojecting a SHP in QGIS to used it in ERDAS

I´m trying to created a AOI in ERDAS with a shapefile, but this shapefile had a projected system different to system that my image has, because of that I changed the projected system of the shp in ...
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Lebanese army projection + datum to WGS84

Most public offices in Lebanon give their data out as Esri shapefiles, with a strange non-standard projection, making it very difficult to use with any data from other sources, including any data in ...
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Help understanding coordinates

I am trying to use this lightning data set. https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/thredds/dodsC/lightning/countPerYear_Aggregation.ncml.html i do not understand the coordiante system which was used in generating ...
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projectRaster() result does not have the same nrow and ncol, but has same resolution

I have a land use land cover (lulc) raster in WGS84 coordinate system shown below class : RasterLayer dimensions : 59575, 57541, 3428005075 (nrow, ncol, ncell) resolution : 0.000509, 0....
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writeRaster() not writing datum information

I am trying to reproject a raster to the USGS version of the Albers Equal Area Conic projection. Following this post, which talks about projecting vectors by adding the +datum=NAD83 and writing it out,...
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Projection of raster to sinusoidal projection

I have my definitive raster shown below. This raster has the projection as mentioned here class : RasterLayer dimensions : 7276, 8330, 60609080 (nrow, ncol, ncell) resolution : 463.3127, ...
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How to change the coordinate transformation function in Oracle?

I'm trying to reproject some data from one CRS to another (SRID:27493 to SRID:3763) using the SDO_CS.TRANSFORM function. The function works and returns no errors, but the coordinate transformation ...
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Reprojecting XYZ coordinates in Python whilst keeping Z coordinate constant

When doing a reprojection from a projected coordinate system (e.g. EPSG:28992) to a geographic coordinate system (e.g. EPSG:4326), the Z coordinate gets an offset of 45 meters. The Z coordinates of ...
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What does it mean to reproject a satellite image from utm (zone 13N) to wgs84?

I'm trying to understand some legacy code that processes landsat satellite images. Source images are in UTM and they are reprojected to WGS84. I'm a GIS noob but I understand that WGS84 is a datum for ...
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Improving reprojection accuracy

Main question: how can I improve the accuracy of my reprojection? I am combining my dataset to a previous one, and I have chosen a different CRS: the previous one is in WGS 84 (EPSG:4326) and mine is ...
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Distance between points not consistent

I have an Openlayers application where I can input a centre point, width and height in meters from which I can generate a bounding box to display on the map. The problem I'm having is calculating the ...
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Reproject SRID using DotSpatial

I'm nota GIS guy so I need some help. I need to reproject from one SRID to another. I'm trying to take global lat/longs (4326), reproject them to a local SRID (2336). This is basically the line of ...
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Project UTM Coordinates to three.js Coordinates With D3

I've been working on an application where I am building a 3d terrain, using three.js. The part I have working so far is building the 3d terrain mesh from standard 30m elevation data, and then draping ...
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What is causing ogr2ogr to fail to merge shapefiles without a reprojection?

Update 23-04-2018 The main issue has been solved, I (incorrectly) assumed all the files would share the same crs. This isn't the case and zones UTM 13N to 16N are used. So with no target crs for ...
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Finding correct extent of projection?

It is tricky to manage the extent of a coordinate system when that extent is not an aligned rectangle in another coordinate system. For example consider Thursday Island, located at: 142.2°, -10.2° (...
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Aligning Coordinate System?

I have some DEM files that use a coordinate system that doesn't align well with WGS84. I can align them through the data frame properties -> Coordinate Systems Transformation, where i type Only the x,...
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Is there such a thing as no projection? [duplicate]

I was reading an article that said when we display a map in WGS84 many people call it no projection. But most definitely when you see the map it has been distorted on a 2D surface. Which got me to ...
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AssetFinda Plugin projection issues in QGIS

I am currently trying to overlay raster and vector data in a common projection as the Asset data which is using NZGD:2000 EPSG:2193. I have an ecw aerial image that initially loads as a generated CRS. ...
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Postgis st_transform precision

I am checking effects of reprojecting planar coordinates from one CRS to another and back, keeping the same DATUM, and I was trying to determine the cause of the loss of precision. I know that ...
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Re-referencing raster in rotated coordinate system by “de-rotating” it

My Trying to define a "rotated regular grid" coordinate system in QGIS question about this got closed because there was already an answer to it, which I understand. I went to the answer in ...
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Relocate points added into a layer with different EPSG than the orthophoto layer using as reference

Thoundsans of points, representing singular trees in a region, were added manually into a shape layer with EPSG:23030, but it was done following visually the images from an orthophoto WMS layer with ...
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How can I use the authagraph projection in QGIS?

I have only been able to find this resource which reproduces the authagraph projection and it is compiled in C. Is there any way I can use this resource to make an authagraph projected map in QGIS? ...
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Azimuth on projected tile map

Here is a very specific problem : I have some mercator flight simulator maps I projected with real coordinates. However, due to game simplification, these maps are not oriented correctly and real ...