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Where to start for real estate GIS?

I've always been into spatial thinking and maps, and it's been a long time I dream of a tool/app that would allow me to have my own customized interactive maps. But now that I'm about to enter real ...
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Seeking Web based GIS for viewing only without need to install client side apps? [closed]

First of all I am new to GIS, I have used ArcGIS and QGIS for some basic engineering projects. Mainly I have looked for freely available GIS data online (solar radiation), downloaded the data, ...
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Software/Plugin for .mpr/.mph ( German Topo Maps, not ILWIS!)

I am looking for an alternative to GlobalMapper, regarding reading .mpr/.mph-raster ( German topo maps, not ILWIS). As far as I know, only Global Mapper can read this raster-data properly. Ideally I ...
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Seeking API to check OpenStreetMap for village boundaries?

I am new to GIS programming and I have started a little project. I have a lot of gpx tracks, and I want to check which villages i have visited. Is there an API to check OpenStreetMap for village ...
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Seeking Python based tools to build simple GUI applications?

I would like to build a simple GUI using python and perhaps QT which would enable a user to browse for a shapefile and raster file, modify them on an in screen map canvas, run a process and then load ...
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Best vector based editing software for ArcMap .svg and .eps exports. Not Illustraitor [migrated]

I am looking for freeware software which I can use to touch up my maps after exporting from ArcMap. There is just one PC where I work with Adobe Illustrator and I can hardly ever get on to it so I am ...
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Seeking ArcReader equivalent for QGIS?

I want to share data on a project with many users, and wanted something similar to ArcReader. I like this software as it can be accessed from the server for speed, and therefore updated to other ...
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Seeking library to generate WMTS Capabilities file?

I was wondering if there is a library which I can use to generate WMTS Capabilities document like this. All I need input are the bound of the layer , CRS and other necessary information.
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True orthophoto softwares [duplicate]

What are the existing softwares able to generate True orthophotos and what are the differences in quality, inputs needed, efficiency ? My research did not come to any valuable result. I know Agisoft, ...
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Seeking routing API that allows request for 20+ routes for same A-B?

Are there any routing api's that allow a request for 20+ routes for same A-B? I've tried TomTom and Google, I'm not sure where in the docs it has anything related to getting multiple routes for the ...
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Seeking open source or free tool to open 3D Mesh GIS files?

I'm looking a way to open 3d Terrain Mesh files. I have four different folders with same 3d content , I'd like to open one of them : Cesium folder (with internal Tile folder, web.config, tileset....
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Is there an open source stereoscopic interface for QGIS, like PurVIEW or DAT/EM, or stereo Analyst?

I have a lot of imagery processing that I do at the local college, and most of the imagery is stereo imagery. Is there an open source piece of software that could be used to view the imagery and ...
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What's the most size-efficient spatial database [closed]

I'm configuring a tile server on Apache Mesos. From all the tutorials I've read, I gathered that PostgreSQL and PostGIS is widely used for this purpose. I learned that MongoDb and MySQL Server also ...
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Mobile app for workflow/timesheets + GIS Asset collection required [closed]

We're looking for a solution to move our field operatives from paper based input to electronic field input on tablets to record workflow and map assets. Work involves land drainage (working on ...
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Online viewing and editing of KML file?

I want to view and edit KML file online, is there any online solution for the task. I am executing a survey for roads, and I need to get it identified digitally by the client on site, so I tried KML ...
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Seeking software to show extent indicator from main map to inset globe? [duplicate]

I want to ask what software/GIS software do I have to use to create this nice-looking inset map (below picture) ? If I use QGIS, it will only allow me to create this kind of inset map (below picture) ...
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Producing cloud and cloud shadow mask from Sentinel images?

What is a good tool to produce (cloud) and cloud shadow masks? I tried fmask tool and Sentinel SNAP but while those can produce reasonable cloud masks, cloud shadow results are poor. I need to ...
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Seeking open source tool to update Clutter file?

Clutter files used to calculate RF propagation. I have an old Clutter file I'd like to update according to new GIS vector layer I get. My clutter file has following format : index.txt, menu.txt, g0 - ...
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How to obtain TIFF file using data from CSV files

I have a set of CSV files containing lat-long values for certain land cover classes. Long Lat 80.1 23.0 80.2 23.1 80.3 23.2 80.4 23.3 ... From this point on, I need to generate a TIFF file ...
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Is there any free API that allows to get the state and the city using the name of the country and the postal code? [closed]

Original question: I create an web application and I need to obtain the information contained in the question on the backend side of my application. What I need the most is the automatic retrieval ...
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Creating Shapefile for WEAP? [closed]

I have to create a shapefile of a river for analyzing it in WEAP (Water Evaluation and Planning) for my engineering research. I have no knowledge about how a shapefile is created. Which software or ...
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Performing Radiometric Calibration of Sequoia Imagery?

I recently bought a used Sequoia camera and when I bought it, I was under the impression that the sun irradiance sensor and calibration plate would calibrate all my images in real time and I wouldn't ...
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(c++) Advanced Geospatial Analysis Library [closed]

I've been searching for a lightweight library for geospatial analysis, with low overhead. Yesterday I found TurfJS, looks great, simple and fast, yet, its made in JS. Does anyone know similar ...
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Converting DXF/DWG/landXML to GeoTIFF?

I need to do a converion of surface for a large area from DXF (or landXML) with high resolution (0.3 feet grid spacing). Currently perform this with AutoCAD but it takes too much time (over 7 hours). ...
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LiDAR Point Classification Program Recommendation [duplicate]

I'm working with terrestrial LiDAR data to create a reference data set and need to classify the points into either ground points or non-ground points. Automated/semi-automated methods don't seem to be ...
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Seeking GIS that can calculate fractal dimensions?

As ‘Fractals are Everywhere’ in geo-ref data, which GIS other than ArcGIS can calculate fractal dimensions?
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Opensource bus route planner

Since I have little coding skills, I'm looking for an open source bus route planner that consumes GTFS data (That I have to create myself), All I could find was OpenRouteService, and although it has ...
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EPSG Geodetic Parameter Registry - SW supporting transformation EPSGs

The page www.epsg-registry.org contains EPSG codes for different transformations (i.e. EPSG:1173, EPSG:1244 etc.). Do you know about some GIS SW (online or desktop), which supports converting ...
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Extracting pixels from polygonal geospatial region of set of map tiles and/or set of GeoTIFF files?

I need to create a script, probably JS or Python, to perform the following: I have a polygonal region -- no "holes", and always fully convex -- for which I need to extract the pixel data from one of ...
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Tiling large single GeoTIFF raster into smaller GeoTIFF tiles? [duplicate]

I have traditionally used proprietary software tools for tiling raster datasets but I am keen to explore the open source solutions as well. Are there any open source solutions that can easily tile ...
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Using Leaflet with large data? [duplicate]

I am looking to display a range of different data geometry (points line, or polygon) within Leaflet. I will be displaying only one dataset (i.e. point, line or polygon) at a time. Some of the data ...
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Alternative option for Collector for ArcGIS [duplicate]

I am a college student at Penn State and am working on creating an app for the north country trail in butler county. The app mainly consists of a feature layer for users of the trail to report ...
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Accurate GPS apps for smartphones available? [closed]

I'm working on a project where we need to make accurate GPS measurements and the required precision would be in centimeter level. I've been doing some searching and not yet found any solid solutions ...
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Seeking Multiprint plugin for QGIS 3?

I'm working on QGIS3 and I'm looking for a plugin to print multicomposers at once. I know that in QGIS2 there is a plugin (multiprint) that does this, but for QGIS3, I can not find anything similar. ...
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Dividing space into homogeneous connected areas [duplicate]

Is there an algorithm (or software) for splitting a map into K connected areas such that the within-area variance of some variable is minimised, and the between-area variance of that variable is ...
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ArcGIS region group open source equivalent in numpy/python?

I am trying to get a unique ID for contiguous raster objects with the same value, like what the Region Group tool from ArcGIS does. However I need an open source solution using python/numpy/gdal/...
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Convert CSV GPS Logs to GPX on Android (GPSBabel on Android)

I bought a GPS Logger - a small device that will, while turned on, log the GPS Coordinates to a SD card every second. It has no display and no other UI than 3 buttons and a couple of LEDs. The Device ...
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Seeking alternative to ArcGIS Water Utility Tools to create lateral lines?

I need to automatically create perpendicular lines from a point to a line (curb box to water main) and also create perpendicular lines from a point to a line or polygon (curb box to building footprint)...
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Seeking open source alternative to Rivex (add-in for ArcGIS designed to process vector river networks) [closed]

I wish to process a river network - for the assessment of hydrological potential. Rivex is one addin (not free) which could be used with ArcGIS. Is there any alternative to this?
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Points to Polygon in OpenLayers [closed]

Is there a method to join points together to create a polygon in OpenLayers or other WebGIS platforms? I have been searching for some while and I have found that dropzone.js can allow me to upload ...
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Seeking inexpensive GIS software that can export TIN files to AutoCAD? [closed]

I'm an architect who would like to be able to download 3D terrain info and then bring it into AutoCAD 3D for use in renderings and animations using a couple of rendering/animation softwares called ...
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Seeking Image similarity software?

Could anyone suggest a script/tool/software, that would: recognize and quantify the similarity/dissimilarity between the four attached images? Meaning, it would show that there is a greater ...
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Integrating online Questionnaire with interactive GIS-based map?

In the past I designed and administered an online questionnaire with google form. One of the questions asks to list three places of outstanding natural or heritage value (example: the respondents ...
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Open source desktop GIS for high school curriculum?

I am a physics teacher and contemplating to integrate GIS to our high school's curriculum. A de facto software looks to be ArcGIS, which is a proprietary software. I wonder what are open-source ...
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Creating boundary box in Python on randomly generated longitude / latitude points? [closed]

I'm trying to create a boundary box to separate a list of randomly generated longitude / latitude points. I would also like to look at the distribution of randomly generated points over time. I wrote ...
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Seeking software similar to Google Earth Pro?

Are there other software products similar to Google Earth Pro? I am looking for a recommendation that: Can import an image to the software to overlay an exist imagery. Must have historical imagery ...
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Seeking GIS Program With Dynamically Updating Layers?

I am looking for a GIS platform which supports dynamically updating layers. These could be updated by file, socket, plugin, or any other measure, that isn't important. The goal is to be able to ...
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Seeking QGIS plugin for creating buildings?

is there a plugin for QGIS, which extrudes buildings with sort of random heights and adds a roof on top? Ideally, the plugin would also put different textures as facades, e.g., having some templates ...
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ogr2ogr for KML to Shapefile [closed]

I am looking for a way to convert KML to three Shapefiles (point, line, polygon) with a Windows script (exe or bat). The script should open a window to choose the input KML and save the three ...
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Can QGIS be used to define territories of equal population?

I was wondering whether the QGIS plugin Cmaps region generator can be used to define territories of equal population by splitting a file of small postal areas/polygons and then automatically building ...