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Geocoder with autocomplete that is not Google Maps [on hold]

I am looking for an geocoding api that also has autocomplete, I am using Nominatim right now but that geocoder does not support autocomplete. What is a solid geocoder that has autocomplete and is ...
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Converting and serving NOAA nautical charts to leaflet/openlayers application [closed]

I’m starting a new personal project in which I pretend to load sailing tracks on a nautical chart. I’m absolutely new to GIS and after researching a bit have become overwhelmed by the amount of ...
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Seeking API/software tool that will return US state senate and state house district number for given latitude/longitude?

I have a bunch of addresses that I need to find the corresponding State Senate and State House district for their latitude and longitude. It is possible to use shapefiles in QGIS to get this ...
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Hotspot analysis with geopandas? [closed]

Is it possible to perform a hotspot analysis (like the one you can do in ArcGIS - Getis-Ord Gi*) with Geopandas, or with any other Python library?
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WKT desktop viewer and sql query on ODBC database [migrated]

I have a proprietary database that supports SQL and has ODBC driver to connect to. it has geography columns stored in WKT format. Is there a free desktop application that I can use to connect and ...
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API for publishing data from shapefile [duplicate]

I have a client asking to develop a system which provides API to consume data from their POI, PA and MPA datasets (in shapefile). Essentially more like the existing Google Maps or HERE Map API which ...
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Render WKT data from HTTP calls, or JDBC [migrated]

I have a proprietary database, which I can access either through JDBC, or HTTP calls. The database has WKT data I want a desktop viewer that works on Linux to show the data, and preferably it is free.
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Free Android app / website to create street based polygons and export them (GeoJSON, gpx)?

I'm looking for a very simple app / website that allows selecting multiple points on the map to create a polygon that can be exported as a gpx / GeoJSON file. The idea is to communicate special areas ...
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Creating 3D image from HGT files?

Is there any command line tool to create a 3D terrain from a DEM SRTM HGT file like this? I mean, given a camera position, a HGT file and a satelite image. EDIT 1 First try to adapt mdsumner's ...
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Interpolate the gaps among NDVI values [closed]

I want to calculate the Crop Water Requirements and for this I need NDVI values for a period of time. Because I have Sentinel 2 images and the temporal resolution is 5 days, I need also the values ...
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Looking for portable gdal2tiles

Is there anything out there that would allow the end user to copy a jar file or a few dlls and then call gdal_translate and gdal2tiles without having him to install gdal and worry about getting the ...
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Converting ArcGIS Polygon data to Lat/Long? [closed]

I have downloaded some ArcGIS data from here: ArcGIS Data and there is an explanation of the schema here: ArcGIS Data Documentation How do I convert the values in the array to lat/long? i.e. Here'...
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Seeking open source solution to convert CAD annotations to DXF/GIS vector format?

Looking for an open source solution to extract CAD annotations to one or several common OGR vector formats (DXF, Geopackage, shapefile ..). Output data must contains at least text and rotation.
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Using population data as Z-axis to make 3D map in Python? [duplicate]

I want to make a 3D thematic map with the different status' population data as the height in Python. I have the shapefile of the status and the population data, although I don't know how to set the ...
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Seeking CSMapMaker (QGIS Plugin) equivalent for ArcGIS Desktop?

I'm looking for a tool or script or set of operations to mimic the output from a certain QGIS plugin called CSMapMaker, wherein curvature, slope, and a gaussian filtered DEM are overlain one another ...
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Seeking open source tools to visualize map projection distortion? [closed]

A reference article on Map Projections contains the following figure: I think the images are created using Geocart, listed in Additional Resources section. I'm interested in trying to create ...
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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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Any plugin for converting web-based satellite imagery into ArcMap

I recently lost an Add-In toolbar that displayed imagery in ArcMap where I could assign projection to the data frame and my drawings on the satellite images would be "accurate" (vs drawing in a WGS ...
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Routing Engine written in JavaScript

I'm looking for a routing engine written completely in native JavaScript or Nodejs, which is distributed with an open source license So far the solutions I've found are implemented only in Java, C++ ...
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Seeking Java libraries that encapsulate HGT files download and returning elevation data on demanded area?

The googling of Java HGT libraries recovered processing libraries only, not covering the selection of the HGT files of the desired area and accessing them from their hosts. Is there something ...
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Optimizing polygon ordering

Does anyone know of any GIS tool that reorders polygons so that the path through all polygons is minimized, i.e. it solves the travelling salesman problem? Here's an example of just how poorly ...
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SAR processing - geocoding shapefile which is slant range

Is there any software (like snap, sarscape etc.) can be used to geocode shapefile (slant range) to shapefile (ground range) (like WGS84)? If yes, which data is need for that? By the way, the ...
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Mapping & digitizing geographic features freehand? [closed]

I´m working on a project to map a colleague´s farm, and then ultimately digitizing that information to produce maps and signage. To start, we´re focusing on a small agroforestry plantation. We want ...
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Query or filter based interactive webmap/webgis application [duplicate]

I need to build web based map where people can filter multiple attributes with dynamic flexibility. There will be multiple filtering options along with a easy control panel where authority can add ...
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Software Recommendations: make a flyover video from GPX log? [closed]

I m trying to make a video similar to this (at 53 seconds): https://youtu.be/OEU5BCZV6Sc?t=53 from GPX logs we have from our drone. Google Earth Pro software doesn't allow nearly enough customization, ...
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Storing data from WMS Server locally for ArcGIS Desktop?

I am new to GIS, and I am digitizing a map that is being provided from a WMS Server. As a result, zooming in and zooming out of the map takes loads of time due to a slow Internet connection. I was ...
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Which tool to use in order to create map? [duplicate]

What I am trying to do is to build a website with some maps for areas for a certain PC game. I just don't know where to start. How does one create a map? Do I need first to acquire a background ...
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Using QGIS or GRASS API in custom application

I've already read in this link that is not possibile to use QGIS or other GIS application API (GRASS, ArcGIS) without rebuild all libraries into my custom code. First I would like to know if that ...
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Ripping WMTS for serving over CDN

I'm currently running an application using Norwegian and Swedish basemaps, served by the respective government agencies via WMTS, but licensed under variants of Creative Commons. However, I'm not ...
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Sharing interactive/dynamic maps online with restricted access for free?

I've produced a number of maps for work using QGIS that I want to be able to share online, but I only want people within my organisation to be able to access the maps. QGIS Cloud looked perfect, but ...
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Map automation using open source Python modules

I have a shapefile with 3000 parcels. I am going to generate a map for each parcel. The map should be the same as the following paper map. I know that arcpy.mapping can be used for this purpose. I was ...
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Geocoding spaces issue

I have a dataset that I would like to geocode using an API, but I am anticipating some difficulties. It would be helpful to know: is it even possible to geocode this? if yes, what API(s) would be the ...
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Accurately tracking location in outback? [closed]

I am looking for a way to efficiently track my whereabouts/tracks whilst traveling through the Australian bushland. In the past, I've just recorded my longitudes and latitudes from a basic GPS onto a ...
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Seeking offline predicted travel time service, package or software? [closed]

I am looking for a service/package/sw that will return the predicted travel time (not real time) between two points and the departure day and time. The predicted travel time must take into account the ...
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Rank-based Spatial Clustering in Python

I was wondering if there was any python (or R) packages out there that can do spatial clustering on ranked data? For each US state I spatially varying value for education rankings. For example, for ...
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What are some self-hosted alternatives to Graphhopper's Geocoding API? [closed]

I have a self-hosted instance of Graphhopper. However, it doesn't come with autocomplete like the web demo; from doing some searching, it looks like the autocomplete comes from the Geocoding API, ...
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Seeking alternatives to Geodatabase to describe topological relations?

According to switchfromshapefile.org, there is no way to describe topological relations in a shapefile. I am aware that this can be done using a Geodatabase and I have heard of TopoJSON. If there are ...
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JOSM-like editing for QGIS

I am used to digitizing stuff using JOSM, the Java OpenStreetMap editor. Recently, I tried some digitizing in QGIS and it felt rather clumsy. What I was missing specifically was an equivalent to the "...
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Seeking library that reads/writes shapefiles to use with .net core 2.2?

Previously I used to use Easy Gis .net. Now we have a .netcore 2.2 project and I need to read/write Shapefiles. I have googled for 2 hours and I didn't find anything. I also tried to use dotspatial ...
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Reading bathymetry for coordinate with Python? [closed]

I need the water depth at specific coordinates and my geoscientist are offering me a dataset in either TIFF or XYZ/txt format with data points each 2km. I will typically be extracting about 1000000 ...
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Seeking CityGML Viewer for big data? [closed]

Could you suggest a solution to view CityGML data which is about 1.36GB? I tried in fzk viewer and fme data inspector, it is very slow.
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Seeking free tile server like mapbox studio?

Is there any free tile service/server like mapbox studio so that I can upload my .shp files and it will work like it does in mapbox studio tiles and get geojson tiles on Leaflet.js map?
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Seeking GIS Navigation App for High Accuracy Data? [closed]

Are there any mobile GIS applications that I can use to navigate to high accuracy data on android? I would like to load layers - a .shp or .kml and use the map to navigate to points. It needs to be ...
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Free CityGML Editor for tag edit

I can view CityGML File in FZKViewer but is there any tool available that allow me to edit cityGML file? I can easily open cityGML in notepad or notepad++ but its code/tag syntax is not highlighting ...
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Is there a program to read all the data contained in a waypoint in a .gpx track file and assign it to a variable?

This is related to geodata. I am a plant explorer and go into Ecuador and Peru looking for new species of plants. I take close to 1000 pictures each time I go, and I use a Garmin Oregon GPS device ...
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Has online map-based software for survey been developed? [duplicate]

For my research, I need to ask respondents to indicate on a map where they think crime happens. I think of this as a digital solution to physically dropping pins on a map. Is there an online software ...
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Seeking Tools for Splitting Line Strings to use with Parcel Fabric and Python?

I have only been working with parcel fabric for a little over a month now. So far I am cleaning up overlaps, but line strings get in the way. As I fix line strings, particularly with road right of ...
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Seeking (Open Source) Mobile GIS app for survey?

I'm going to do an on-site survey for a business area development research. Therefore I'll visit all of the biggest business district from a medium-scale city (100,000 population) to check present ...
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Tool to retrieve coordinates from SVG file

I have an .SVG file of a map with known extreme North/South/East/West coordinates of the area, and I'm required to retrieve coordinates of certain points on it. What free/freeware software tools, ...
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Alignment and distribution tools for shapefiles? [closed]

Does anyone know of a native Esri tool, Python, or R package that would allow one to emulate arcmap's graphic element toolbar functionality, but for shapefiles rather than graphic elements? For ...