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SAGA (System for Automated Geoscientific Analyses) is a GIS toolbox with many modules that can be used from the GUI, command line or accessed through R,python or directly using C++.

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Producing Vegetation indices maps and histogram using SAGA GIS? [closed]

I am planning to analyze changes in vegetation for past 30 years in a forest using Landsat Imagery, as this forest consists of two different shots of Landsat; I have merged them in accordance to ...
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RUSLE - LS - Factor - “Catchment Area”

Regarding to the SAGA GIS LS Factor module (http://www.saga-gis.org/saga_tool_doc/2.2.0/ta_hydrology_22.html), how should be executed the option with the "Desmet & Govers (1996)" method? Despite ...
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Meaning of zero “0” value in raster layer produced by Soil Texture Classification tool in QGIS?

How to interpret zero "0" value in raster layer produced by Soil Texture Classification tool in QGIS? It cannot be found in classification table.
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Plotting the DEM into QGIS 3.10 from the CSV through SAGA

I had troubleshot with creating a DEM in QGIS SAGA, using this example: https://www.geodose.com/2018/09/how-to-create-dem-elevation-profile-qgis.html When I filled up the box as per below: I get an ...
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No SAGA available in QGIS Processing

I am running QGIS 3.4.14 on Ubuntu Linux 18.02. I cannot see the SAGA tool in the QGIS Processing window. I can confirm that I have SAGA 7.3 installed and working as a stand-alone GUI application. I ...
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SAGA difference tool in QGIS

I am using QGIS 3.4 Madeira. I want to use difference tool from SAGA from the processing tool box since my data has some invalid geometries and want to fix the issue later after using difference tool ...
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SAGA error running “Raster values to points” (“shapes_grid” library)

I am using QGIS 3.10 and I want to generate a "fishnet" shape coincident with the pixels in a raster. I've done this before (in QGIS 3.4) using the "Raster values to points" SAGA tool ("shapes_grid" ...
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Outputting SAGA-classified grid into form that can be opened in ENVI with information of each classes

I'm new in SAGA and classification. I used the tool called "Local climate zone classification" in SAGA and I want to open it in ENVI to do the validation and stats analysis. What I output is a .tif ...
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Getting *.las file data into SAGA las processing tools?

How do I get .las files into SAGA las processing tools? Do I have to convert *.las data to *.sprm format first? If so, how?
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QGIS 3 Processing tools don't seem to work (can't load output)

I've got a new machine running on Win10 (I was previously on Win7) and I can no longer use... pretty much any algorithm, especially from SAGA. It's probably something to do with environment variables,...
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Creating DEM from contour or point shapefiles in QGIS [duplicate]

I'm trying to make a DEM tiff file from elevation shapefiles that I have in QGIS. I have both contour shapefiles and XYZ-point shapefiles but I can't seem to make the DEM. I've tried using SAGA but ...
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Qgis SAGA Upslope Area for several points automation

In the Upslope Area tool from SAGA it used to be possible to import the point file with multiple points and it would create several catchment/basins areas for those points. Now, it is only possible to ...
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Unexpected error while RSAGA raster calculations

I want to use RSAGA package in R to calculate the topographical wetness index. However, while applying the rsaga.wetness.index() function, R gives me an error message (see below). My question is, ...
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QGIS export DEM to SAGA grid - no coordinate system

I have created a DEM using survey points from a GNSS system. Works like a charm so far. I can extract elevation lines etc. However, when I export it as a SAGA grid it looses the coordinate system. I ...
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Define Range when calling SAGA Kriging from QGIS

Is there a possibility to define the range-value or display the Variogram when you call the SAGA-Kriging-Module from QGIS? Maybe by using the python console?
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QGIS - SAGA Majority Filter creating huge output files

I am trying to perform a workflow that I have made in QGIS which operates on very large rasters (38244x62124). Leading up to this, I have been able to run various GDAL tools if I specify that the ...
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Topographic Wetness Index difference between SAGA and TauDEM

I calculated Topographic Wetness Index (TWI) using SAGA and TauDEM. Overall trend is similar but SAGA returned larger values compared with TauDEM. Sometimes the deviations are as large as 7 or 8. I am ...
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SAGA library is not visible in Processing Toolbox

The screenshot of Options > Processing I have SAGA plugin activated in my QGIS 3.8 on a Ubuntu 18 LTS machine. However, it does not show up in my Processing Toolbox. Could anyone help me solve ...
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Topographic Wettness Index for ecology; SAGA; usage of “sink route” for flow accumulation

The Goal is to Create a Topographic Wetness Index for ecological Studies. Saga-GIS 7.3.0 General Approach for TWI(Kopecky) calculate slope from original DEM (no filled sinks) prepare DEM with ...
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How to select bands in saga_cmd?

I want to calculate NDVI for a BGRN tiff file using saga_cmd http://www.saga-gis.org/saga_tool_doc/7.3.0/imagery_tools_1.html The problem is that I have to specify the RED and the NIR inputs. I would ...
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Use of QGIS/GRASS/SAGA procedures on Geometry Generator

Im new at QGIS, started 2 weeks ago. I'm trying to automatize the display of a map and get rid of some "duplicated" layers and all the extra work. I need to know if SAGA's dissolve can be used in the ...
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Classification result from SAGA GIS shifted by 5 meters if used in ArcMap?

I use a band composite of 10 Sentinel-2 bands for my classifications. If I use the same composite in SAGA to make a classification this classification result is shifted by 5 meters to the left and to ...
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Least Cost Path in QGIS: Plugin or SAGA or GRASS?

I downloaded a SRTM file and followed this tutorial and now I have a hillshade layer and a color layer. It looks like this. I want to calculate the least cost path between p1 and p2. But I'm not ...
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What unit is the topographic openness (SAGA GIS)?

The SAGA GIS tool "Topographic Openness" calculates the positive and negative topographic openness and is based on Yokoyama et al. (2002) who do not specifically say the unit of the final result. They ...
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Clipping converts multiband to single band

I have a multiband raster image. I am trying to extract the AOI by using "Clip raster with polygon" option in SAGA module. The process clips the raster to the exact size of the polygon but the ...
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Saga GIS Snap Points to Lines tool doesn't produce required results

I have two sets of data that I'm using. Points extracted from a .csv file and a road network from an ESRI .shp file (both of which I've included here: https://send.firefox.com/download/...
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What is the purpose of these SAGA raster mosaic parameters?

BACKGROUND: Using QGIS 3.8.0 Processing > Toolbox > SAGA > Raster tools > Mosaic raster layers, I do not understand the purpose of the Match and Fit parameters. Here's a screenshot of the Match ...
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What are the formulas used in SAGA Ordinary Kriging?

can some one name the formulas avaible in the Ordinary Kriging Modul of SAGA: What ist the exponential, spherical, Gaussian-Model, etc.?
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QGIS SAGA Overland flow distance to channel network not working

I am trying to run the QGIS SAGA tool "Overland flow distance to channel network" with a DEM and the channel network raster developed from this same DEM using the SAGA tool "Channel network." However, ...
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Using SAGA GIS 7.X modules in QGIS

Is it possible (and how) to use the SAGA GIS 7.x modules in QGIS (as well as for GRASS GIS)?
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SAGA: could not initialize data objects (QGIS 3.6, Mac 10.14)

I was trying to generate a catchment area from a DEM and got the error message: The following layers were not correctly generated.<ul><li>/var/folders/ft/rbsnpzy96r76t8rkj5fdtzc40000gn/T/...
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Using Formal Class RasterLayer as RSAGA input and otput

Is there a way to use the data from the R global environment object as input for an rsaga.geoprocessor alghoritm? And if yes, can be the output also saved as a same object? I am writing chain ...
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VRM tool QGIS error generating layer

I am trying to use the VRM tool in QGIS of the SAGA package. Every time I get an error message: layers could not be generated. I tried different input rasters (DEM and DTM) and kept other settings ...
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Error creating DEM with Nearest Neighbour tool in QGIS?

I have an issue when I am creating a DEM with the tool natural neighbour on QGIS. When I extract my data directly on Qgis I have no issue creating a DEM. My points are coming from different sources ...
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Inaccurate raster values from “SAGA Extract Raster Values to Points”

I am perplexed by the results generated by the SAGA 2.3.1 Extract Values to Points tool in QGIS 2.18. I am working with Vegetation Index raster layers, which means the values are between -1 and 1. ...
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Sentinel-1 SAR image is displayed upside down

I am looking at Sentinel-1 SAR image downloaded from ESA Copernicus - dhus location around south of Tokyo, Japan. File format is GeoTIFF. It looks good in QGIS. However, if I use SAGA, or SNAP, or ...
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No SAGA folder in processing options dialog box

I am using QGIS 2.18. I am facing this error while using EasyAHP: "The error occured during calculation. Please make sure that Processing Toolbox's SAGA provider is installed." But, I guess the ...
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Is there an equivalent to “keep inner boundaries” in QGIS 3?

At QGIS 3.4.7, I have some polygons that are overlapped and I use Polygon dissolver (by attribute) from SAGA to dissolve then and I check the option "keep inner boundaries", but this tool takes too ...
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Cheapest path through polygons and lines from point to point

I want to find the cheapest path or the least cost path from one point to another point. The points are part of a vector map and do not lie on a network. All features being part of the map have ...
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Raster Volume Returning Wrong Volume

I have a clipped surface using Washington State Plane North (feet) added to a QGIS project using the same CRS. I am trying to calculate the area under this surface (a dirt pile) using SAGA Raster ...
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Converting raster pixels to vector cells?

Is there any way to convert raster pixels to vector cells? I mean each pixel to a polygon. I tried the SAGA tool 'Raster values to points' by choosing cells option instead of nodes option. As a ...
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Extracting GeoTIFF colours and adding to equal geometry shapefile

I have the following map in .png-format that I would like to replicate, but I cannot obtain the original data. The map shows the current water supply vulnerability for local municipalities in South ...
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Analytical hierarchy process tool - SAGA. How to configure Pairwise comparisons table?

What is the configuration and extension (.txt, .csv ...) of the Pairwise comparisons table file requested by the SAGA AHP tool- Analytical Hierarchy Process - in QGIS? Are there examples of ...
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Easy AHP returns error because it can not find the SAGA 2.3.2 folder

When I try to complete the AHP in QGIS 2.18.27 using easy_AHP, the plugin responds: although the SAGA tools are working perfectly by the Processing Toolbox. The SAGA configuration options in QGIS ...
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QGIS 3.4 Stream delineation problem, lines running too far into ocean

I am using QGIS 3.4.4 Madeira version trying to delineate the stream and catchment areas of a small Bay in Honduras based on the technique of Hanz van der kwast tutorial "Stream and Catchment ...
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Getting QGIS Model Processing Raster Calculator Error?

I am using "raster calculator" tool of the saga in my model. The tool correctly executes raster operation like "a * 2" in value formula option but the same expression is not executed pre-calculated ...
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Relief Segmentation Tools, SAGA

Where can I find documentation on the tool Relief Segmentation of the library Terrain Analysis?
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QGIS SAGA functions failing “… following layers not correctly generated. …” [closed]

I've been having an issue with the SAGA functions for a while now, I believe since upgrading to one of the early 3.x versions. No matter which function I use they all fail with the same error (...
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Error using SAGA raster creation tools. Input layer error: points?

I have a shapefile containing x,y,z values as a point vector layer. I want to interpolate these points to create a DEM. For that I use SAGA natural neighbour algorithm. However, I am not successful ...
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QGIS 3.4.4 and 3.6 SAGA Tools all not working with same error

C:\OSGeo4W\bin>exit Execution completed in 12.17 seconds Results: {'SHADE': 'C:/QGIS/output/HS.sdat'} Loading resulting layers The following layers were not correctly generated.C:/QGIS/output/HS....