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API to programatically render an image from an arbitrary perspective (lat, long, altitude, bearing, pitch, roll)

In Google Earth, I can manually navigate to a given position, and I get a nice image rendered for me from their underlying 3d model. I want to get this image programmatically. Is there any API/...
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Tool to measure latitude, longitude and elevation in high precision in order to create a digital elevation model of my yard

There is an empty piece of land that is sloped and will require landscaping to make level. I want to take lot of point measurements of lat/long/elevation and hoping somehow I can get into in high ...
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Python opensource project that can convert .3ds into .osgb [closed]

Is it possible to use Python to convert the OSGB into 3DS or from 3DS to OSGB?
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Products on the market that are capable of determining wireless radio line of sight [closed]

I'm looking for a product that maybe uses like Google Earth as a base, that has digital elevation data for every building and tree like Google Earth does, where I can place a tower. The program should ...
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Extracting ridgelines from DEM using Python 3 without using any ArcGIS-related products like ArcPy [closed]

How do I extract ridgelines from a DEM of type "tif" using Python 3? I am looking for algorithms for doing this task without the use of any ArcGIS-related products.
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TypeScript packages that can help validate a geometry object before saving in MySQL database [closed]

Currently, I use the booleanValid function from turf to validate a geometry object before inserting it into the database. Upon testing, I found scenarios where it doesn't correctly check if a loop is ...
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Comparing events occurring within regions [closed]

I'm plotting policing data within my county, and I have thousands of lat/lon points representing calls for service to various locations. Now, I want to be able to compare various districts within the ...
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Better solution for simplification of shape polygon with python than GRASS [closed]

I want to simplify a shape containing several adjacent polygons. There are a lot of solutions there to do it, but I found GRASS is the only one that preserves topology and keeps adjacent polygons ...
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Large geospatial data (LiDAR, hyperspectral, etc.) delivery applications [closed]

I'm relatively new to the geospatial world and trying to understand the best methods for delivering customer data through the web. We've used FTP in the past and I know some folks will use ArcGIS ...
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Rasterization percentile of LiDAR file in open source

I am trying to rasterize several LAS files inside a Python loop. The output that I am attempting to achieve is a percentile of the distribution of normalized heights within each cell of the raster. ...
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Get altitude over WGS84 ellipsoid from GPS tracking app [closed]

I have been using multiple GPS tracking apps for sailing in my iPhone, such as iSailor, whose output is a KML file that looks like ... <when>2023-08-16T09:12:51Z&...
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Alternative to Metashape software [closed]

So I am from USA and our government decided to ban using any software products that is from Russia, can anyone from here suggest an alternative software with Agisoft Metashape? Yeah I am upset about ...
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Alternatives to Compute Pole of Inaccessibility in Python?

I discovered the other day that Shapely's current implementation of the polylabel algorithm for approximating a polygon's pole of inaccessibility does not always produce a point within the polygon. ...
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JavaScript libraries to visualize CityJSON data

I am looking for JavaScript libraries that allow you to visualise cityJSON (https://www.cityjson.org/) data. I am currently using cityGML with Cesium JS (https://cesium.com/platform/cesiumjs/), but ...
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Green's Theorem in QGIS plugin

I extracted the vertices from a Voronoi Diagram and now want to run a double integral over the individual polygon's using Green's Theorem in order to show how an individual's preference for shopping ...
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Open Source GIS Story Maps [duplicate]

I am helping to put together a session at a conference to see how we would want to design an OS Story Map 'Recipe' i.e. what is currently out there and how we could use it. The attendees will range ...
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Estimate solar potential in Python with DEM

I am trying to calculate the solar potential/solar exposure of the littoral zones for a few lakes in Python. I already got the bathymetry/topographic data but I am still searching for ways to ...
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Summary statistics for a set of polygons [closed]

I have a set of a few millions polygons on which I'd like to compute summary statistics. I do know that what is relevant will depend on my needs, but I wonder if there is some agreed upon summary ...
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Gallileo HAS - Android support

Galileo started to provide corrections (HAS) at the beginning of the year. They are distributed either directly on the E6-B frequency or over the Internet via the Ntrip protocol. According to EUSPA, ...
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Advice on mapping tool (world map, Robinson projection, visualise wine production)

I’m looking for some advice on finding the right mapmaking tool. I think what I want is rather simple but I’ve gotten stuck every turn I took. Requirements: I’d like a map of the world in Robinson ...
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Automated Object Boundary Detection in Raster Layers from LAS Point Cloud Classification in QGIS or Python

I have a raster layer generated from LAS point cloud classification, where pixel groups represent objects (e.g., rocks) detected above ground. However, the classification is not perfect, and the ...
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How to read WKT files with Python [closed]

I want to read a WKT file with the path "path.wkt" to work with it in Python. The file has the following format: MULTIPOLYGON (((8.670759751629118 47.68652606800615, 8.666622492582087 47....
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Crowdsourcing in QGIS

I'm wondering if there is an option for crowdsourcing in QGIS. I need something similar to what is Survey123 in ArcGIS. I know that with QGIS I can use QField, but it's not what I'm looking for. I ...
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Creating a custom grid on a Folium Map

I am quite new to Python and I need to create a custom grid with a specific spacing on a Folium map for a particular district. I have added the Polygon of district boundary on the folium map. The grid ...
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A minimalistic Python\Java library for HOSTING WMS content

Colleagues of mine have developed an algorithm that, given a bunch of parameters, outputs a colormap. The initial version was integrated as a QGIS plugin. However now we need to create an ArcGIS ...
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Equivalent to Google "my maps" for larger datasets, access-restricted webmap without a custom website

I know how to upload a KML file to create a google "my map" and share it privately via Google Drive. I want to know how I can do this for larger datasets that exceed the Google "my map&...
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Which software was used to generate this type of map?

I have been struggling to find the software from which these maps are generated. It seems like they are created using the same software but I could not find which one. I want to plot variables such ...
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How to open Autodesk SDF file with Python

I'm trying to open a large SDF file (~8gb) in Python. I have been provided a layer in this SDF format (Autodesk SDF3), but I have so far been unsuccessful with opening this filetype with packages such ...
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Rasterize large shapefile by specified bounding box into a directory tree of tiled images4

I am interested in doing very light shapefile rendering on an ESP32 microcontroller and determined that the most efficient way of showing the data would be to pre-render it and then upload it to the ...
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Coregister polygon with shifted coordinates and GeoTIFF

I have the polygon boundaries of a lot of buildings in GeoJSON as a Polygon: and I also have some GeoTIFF raster of the height of every pixel in that region: The problem is that some of the polygons ...
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Converting points from British National Grid/OSGB to lat-long in client side

I'm working on a front-end application that needs points in pixels. The data array object from API calls returns GIS values as British National Grid/OSGB 1936 CRS (coordinate reference system) of ...
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Calculating mean distances of points on map from other points

I would like to draw a map of the US shaded by how far a person at each location would be from every other person in the US on average. For my purposes, this could be, a map of US counties shaded by ...
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Converting iPhone coordinates into something Google Maps will recognize [closed]

How do I convert iPhone coordinates into something that Google Maps recognizes? The iPhone coordinates save in Photoshop with the pictures I take on an iPhone but the coordinates are useless in Google ...
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Remove point cloud overlapping flight line with a Python script

I have a LiDAR file (.las) corresponding to a topographical survey that I was able to carry out. However on this file we can see an overlap of points due to the percentage of flight overlap for the ...
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Python library for downloading L8-9 data from USGS EarthExplorer

A couple of years ago I used to work with Landsat-8 data. I was using kapadia/usgs or yannforget/landsatxplore librairies to download data programmatically from USGS EarthExplorer. Now I need to ...
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Find local plane basis at a location using WGS84

I have orientation data from a drone given as a quaternion with respect to the local reference system (Z is up, X is local east, Y is local north) which is the local tangent plane. I want to express ...
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Seeking free tool to create elevation profile for map [closed]

It is a plus if it supports a little bit of programming. I need a more or less free tool to create an elevation profile of the mountain route - I have a start and end city for this route, also maybe I ...
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Interpolating missing timestamps in GPS track

I have two tracks from a recent outing. One is a detailed representation of the route without timestamps (derived from a map), and the other is a coarse GPS track (a point every 5 to 15 minutes or so) ...
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Manipulating data through geographical (python) map visualisation

There are many python packages that enable us to build web apps that interactively visualize data. However, I am interested in building a web application which enables the user to directly manipulate ...
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How can I export my symbology, "Style" from ArcGIS Pro for use in Leaflet (JSON)

I am looking to export the symbology / style from ArcGIS Pro to use in Leaflet. We have too many colors and regular changes to manually set the colors within Leaflet. I understand there is not a ...
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Implementing polygon self-intersection in Python

Is there a Python library and function that would allow me to carry out polygon self-intersection on a single polygons layer, such as what is achieved by using the “SAGA Polygon self-intersection” ...
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Easy to use viewer for shapefiles [closed]

I have some shapefiles with the following extension. I am not sure what is the simplest way to visualize them. What is the most popular free software to visualize these files? cpg dbf prj sbn sbx shp ...
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Sharing GIS data with non-GIS users [closed]

I want to visualize and share GIS data with non-GIS users within my organization. The data basis is European CO2 emissions from industrial sites from the E-PRTR, thus a point data layer that should be ...
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Groundwater geoviewer with virtual borehole tool

For a hydrogeologic project, one of the tasks is to implement an embedded webmap with a tool to display borehole's log on click, within the map extent, returning the underlying characteristics. The ...
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Calculating terrain slope

Having a set of elevation measurements along with coordinates, I am looking for a way to calculate the slope (the main goal is to determine the locations where the precipitation water might be ...
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Seeking software to replace ArcGIS completely [closed]

I'm a longtime ArcGIS user so very familiar with the Esri environment but ArcGIS Pro has myriad issues. I'm not really sure what else is out there that can compete, but I'm spending way too much time ...
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Seeking Python module to find volume of xyz data [closed]

I have an xyz file in the following format: 720567.698,733950.021,-4.20 720567.698,733949.021,-4.04 720567.698,733948.021,-3.86 720567.698,733947.021,-3.68 720567.698,733946.021,-3.45 720567.698,...
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Software used to plot GPS data on a map to be saved as an image

I have GPS data from some bike rides which I'd like to use to create a video overlay showing my position on a map at a given point in time. The plan is to find some library for Python or JavaScript ...
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Seeking Python library to check validity of 3D polygon

In the case of 2d polygons I have been using shapely: from shapely.geometry import Polygon Polygon(points).is_valid But for 3D polygons, shapely simply computes the validity in the x-y plane as ...
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Viewing KML/KMZ file within web browser

We work with people that need to view large KML files, but they cannot install Google Earth or any other desktop software. We have tried using earth.google.com, but it does not handle all of the ...
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