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What is directed principal component analysis? [on hold]

Is there any difference between directed principal component analysis and principal component analysis? If yes how (which software) can I perform the first one?
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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 Javascript API for weather data? [on hold]

I'm looking for a good javascript api which gives access to a weather data-base. I want to extract information like average number of rain days, amount of sunshine and average temperature. Is there ...
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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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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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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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Seeking alternative to Google Maps Elevation API?

The Google Maps Elevation API lets me pass a URL like https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/elevation/json?locations=39.7391536,-104.984703 along with a developer key, and get a result like { "...
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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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Searching for features? [closed]

With free, open source tools and data, I would like to be able to find (electronically, not by hand) properties (in the sense of "land owned by private individuals") that meet the following sample ...
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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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Creating/drawing map (especially indoor)? [closed]

I'm currently developing an indoor map/room plan for an university project. I've already searched through Stack Exchange to figure it out but I couldn't find anything similar. So what I currently do ...
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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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Seeking free solution for intranet geodatabase for point data, connectable to QGIS/MapInfo? [closed]

I have a plenty of point measurements - thousands of points with date/time, gps, measured values etc. I would like to make it possible to put all my particular datasets (can decide whether shp or ...
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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 tool for simplifying HUGE KML file? [closed]

I have a KML file which shows up fine on Google Earth but is missing lines on Google Maps. I have realized that this is because those lines have geometry that is too complex. The map in general ...
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Web Mapping with Select by Rectangle and Modify Symbology?

I want to create a free/simple web map where users can click & drag to select polygons in the map, then once selected, choose a color for all selected polygons. The map should also maintain these ...
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Seeking interactive maps and associated technologies?

The display of maps and data within an interactive framework is becoming more prevalent online. I'm thinking beyond merely the ability to pan/zoom/control layers, but more along the lines of ...
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Choosing Python 3 libraries for GIS analysis? [closed]

I am trying to do some spatial data analysis in Python 3 now, and I was wondering what the best libraries are for GIS in Python 3. The Fiona library was developed with Python 3.3 but the Python 3+ ...
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Rendering GPX track data onto video?

I have two geeky passions while driving: recording GPX data to upload to OSM as well as recording on board videos like this one. Since these kind of videos are sort of boring for others to watch I was ...
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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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Seeking Python library (other than ArcPy) for geoprocessing such as buffer? [closed]

Excluding ArcPy, is there any python library which can do geoprocessing, such as buffer/intersect, with shapefiles?
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Making photo gallery for OpenLayers?

me and my collegue are making a web map application for my town for tourism purpose. The map itself is pretty done, actually, so we were wondering whether add some photos of the town, or that shows ...
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Comparison of open data portal solutions

For many organizations, such as local/county/state governments, providing public access to GIS data is a challenge. Simply knowing what data is available, what it is, who owns and maintains it, and ...
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Seeking open source geospatial viewer of attachments stored in file geodatabase?

I have a file geodatabase that contains imagery and photo attachments linked to each record of a feature class. I am looking for a non-proprietary solution that allows a user without Esri to view ...
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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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Juno 3D open source software

Is there an open source software that I can use to collect data with the Juno 3D GPS? I'm hesitant to buy a Terrasync or ArcPad license.
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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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Free software to publish tiles on Amazon S3?

Does anyone know of free software that would allow me to publish tiles on Amazon S3? I know of Arc2Earth, but it is not free.
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Creating map-based online questionnaire/survey? [closed]

I am planning to create map-based online questionnair/survey for my master dissertation on bicyle safety. What I want to do is, asking my potential respondants to mark their answers by adding pins/...
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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 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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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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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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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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Is there a web page where I can test a WMS URL?

I am using JMP 9, which supports WMS maps (as a client), but it doesn't seem to be working now. Is there a web based, or small install GIS client on which I can test a WMS URL? [To clarify, I was ...
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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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Golang name to zone lib [closed]

Is there a lib (or api) that gives you a list of points that make a zone bound (circle, square or more complicated) when you give it a city name. Given an iso city name (does this even exists?) Ex: ...
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Seeking free tool to make choropleth map with administrative borders?

I have a numeric table for some administrative division like county, state, province, oblast. Is there a free tool that I can supply with my table and get a choropleth map?
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Seeking Mobile App to insert customized roads for navigation?

I want to know if there is a mobile app (for cellphone) where I can insert my line features (roads) and polygons features (fields), all in vector form (.shp) and somehow navigate with that information....
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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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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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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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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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Seeking free API that allows to get state and city using name of country and 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 ...