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Co-registration of two DEM raster

I have 2 different elevation files, a ALOS GDSM elevation set & a DSM extracted from Corona imagery. Since the Corona file has some inevitable offsets (mainly in z, non-systematic across the area ...
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Create points on a map by clicking and exporing it to CSV? [closed]

I have been for a while looking for an app or website where I could display a map on screen and create a list of points over it by just clicking and adding them. I'd like to export this list in CSV ...
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Generating higher vertex count polygons to retain projection

I'm displaying polygonal boundary data from a government source (VicGrid94 projection) on a Mapbox-GL-JS (EPSG 3857) map (first converting it to GeoJSON, EPSG 4326). The client is concerned about the ...
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Know the shadows of a house before building it

Imagine a house/building, seen from outside, at sunrise. As the the sun moves in the horizon, a) the shadow of the house is displaced/deformed, and b) some faces of the house have more/less sunlight ...
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Open source alternative to Linkage Mapper & ArcGIS [closed]

I'd like to calculate least cost paths between fragments using a cost raster I created based on habitat suitability values. I saw that most people use Linkage Mapper, but I don't have access to ...
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Looking for an OpenEV replacement, i.e a fast geotiff viewer

I have in the past used OpenEV to have a fast preview of geotiff files. I tried to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, but it isn't in the ubuntu-gis ppa nor could I find another simple way to install it. The ...
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Building footprint polygon simplification / generalisation

I'm looking for implementations of polygon simplification algorithms that preserve topology and overall rectilinearity. The input data is building footprints which often have squarish protrusions and ...
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Modelling fiber optic network using free solution in GIS? [closed]

I am a beginner to GIS software and currently I have been given a task to model a telecom network. Most of the solutions that I came across are proprietary. I want to know which open source software ...
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Efficiently convert from Shapefile to GeoJSON without GDAL

Ogr2ogr is the standard way to convert files from Shapefile to GeoJSON on the command line. But it has a few limitations for me: The output format is not condensed (ie, it contains a lot of needless ...
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Seeking C/C++ equivalent of gdal2tiles.py?

Is anyone aware of a permissively licenced open source C/C++ equivalent of gdal2tiles.py? Want to generate OSM compatible tile sets from geo-referenced raster files, and have already confirmed that ...
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Looking for FOSS tool that converts polygons into polylines? [closed]

I'm trying to convert a polygon layer into a polyline layer using a free open source tool. I have been able to perform this task in ArcGIS but can't find any free tools that will do the same thing. ...
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Free Open Source Geocoders using Local Address Data [closed]

We publish a geocoding service using ArcGIS server but are interested in moving to a free and open source alternative but can't seem to find anything that allows us to use local address data. Are ...
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Finding tie points between a georeferenced and a non geo referenced image

Is there an open source program for finding tie points between a non-georeferenced image and a georeferenced image? I am looking for something I can run at the command line in linux to incorporate ...
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Seeking software to show direction photo was taken? [closed]

I am hoping to find a more efficient way to create a a photo location map that is used for my job. We take photos (anywhere from 20 to 100+) while outside in the field and back in the office we must ...
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Seeking software to pick up rectangular shape of basketball courts?

Is there any software/plugins for remote sensing or object orientated classification for my 3 band aerial image? I want the program to be able to pick up open air basketball courts or badminton courts ...
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Field data collection for QGIS? [closed]

I'm new to the open-source GIS world, having abandoned ArcGIS due to costs, and am looking for an OS analog to the Collector app. What I'm seeking to do is collect field data with an Android cell ...
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FOSS Command-line data viewer?

Is there a simple, free and open source command-line-accessible (other otherwise programmatically-available) viewer that can be called to visualize a GIS dataset? I know one could do fancy things ...
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Is there a service or library that takes a route (with unlimited points) as input and returns text turn-by-turn instructions?

I am making an application that generates routes based on atypical heuristics so I would like a service much like Mapbox Directions API but I could: Disable the internal routing. (i.e. if I give a ...
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Setting up service compatible with GeoPy?

GeoPy is a great tool, but the providers lack data for growing parts of the City that students are moving into, and we can't geocode them accurately because these providers can't update their data as ...
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Private maps/map-views? [closed]

I have been a passionate studier of old maps etc, but no formal toolsets used so far. I have relied on paper maps so far. Here's what I need to do 1) Track all the roads I have been on ( this could ...
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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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Web page that dynamically draws contours at user specified elevation?

How might I setup a web page that will draw dynamically contours and/or hypsometric tints at a user specified starting elevation and/or interval? Example scenario: flood hazard modelling. The web ...
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Seeking LiDAR data processing and analysing tool? [duplicate]

I am working on Lidar VLP-16. Can you advise me about the open source software that I could use for processing the lidar data and extract the object from the data?
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Seeking tool to geocode USA addresses?

I have a 6000 USA addresses in form: Address, City, State and ZIP . I want to geocode these addresses. I have tried to use QGIS MMQGIS plugin with geocode tool using Google services, but I have got ...
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How to draw boundaries to separate clusters?

I have used the R Project for Statistical Computing to make a map of clusters based on latitude and longitude by using the k-mean clustering. Is there any software I can use to import the clusters ...
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StoryMap : following a path not a location point

I am looking for a way to make a storymap with StoryMap JS (Knight Lab) or any other Opensource solution, where it can focus on a Path (a part of a waypoint), and still have the link with the text ...
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Clustering latitude longitude data based on distance

I have a large dataset of latitude and longitude. I want to cluster the data into groups based on distance such that the distance between two points in a cluster is not greater than a minimum ...
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Alternative to Business Analyst for Territory Design?

I would like to create sales territories. I have ArcMap desktop 10.3. I do not have Esri's Business Analyst. Is there an extension or workflow that will create equitable sales territories using ...
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Generating 512*512 tiles?

I want to generate tiles in custom size but can't find a tiler that can do it. In gdal2tiles I cant find the size option. TileMapper costs too much. Is there any opensource utils that can generate ...
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How can I resample statistics from one set of districts to another?

I have statistical data for a certain region based on a subdivision of that region into districts (e.g. number of schools per district). Now I want to resample that data to a different subdivision of ...
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Photomosaic non-georefferenced images using open-source software

I have a directory of images that were captured by drone. The images have GPS info in the EXIF tags but are not georefferenced and do not have world files. I would like to merge these photos into a ...
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interferometry vertical wavenumber

I want to process a stack of Sentinel 1 SLC images (4) to produce tomographic layers for above ground biomass estimation. To do that, I need to generate the interferometric vertical wave number images ...
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Collecting offline spatial data on iPads? [closed]

I a looking for an iOS app or any approach, that will allow me to do offline map-based surveys and upload the data back to one single database once I am online (like the Esri Collector), but: in ...
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Software to easily go CSV - map - CSV for editing

I am looking for a piece of software that will easily let me display lat long points from a CSV file on a map, then be able to select a group of points (via a box or drawing), delete the points and ...
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Web GIS App to analyse sub-national health and climate data [closed]

the GIS app would have climate data of a district in raster format (extrapolated surfaces of weather station data for rainfall, temperature etc) and ACCEPT health data (e.g. geocoded malaria ...
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Seeking accurate transformation library to convert between EPSG 4326 and 3857 for C#?

I've used Proj.Net library to convert X, Y in EPSG 3857 to latitude and longitude coordinates in WGS84 and vice-versa, but the conversion of latitude is not accurate compared to http://...
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I'd like to see where commercial districts are, using color-coding. Is there any free map website, other than Google Maps, which can help me? [closed]

Background Google Maps nowadays shows "areas of interest" in pale orange. (Source.) As far as I can tell, "areas of interest" are basically just high-density commercial districts. I think it makes ...
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Join GPS data and video from UAV to get frames from specific locations

Is there any piece of software capable to present gps track simultaneously with video ie. google maps data and allowing to clip a frame on selected locations on track? Both data and video are from ...
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solar potential analysis of 3d city model [closed]

I am looking for a free application/tool/plug-in to conduct solar potential/irradiation analysis on a 3D city model. My intention is to know how much solar energy is delivered onto the rooftops and ...
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Plotting elevation maps from latitude, longitude, and elevation

I have DEM ( Digital Elevation Model ) data, and I want to perform a representation of it, in the form of heatmap or 3d surface. I have the data converted from the .img DEM using gdal_translate in ...
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Loading geopackage into mapView in Java?

Is there any way to load a geopackage file into any mapView in Java? Is there any library to do this?
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Appropriate web-server framework for serving slices of an interactive Leaflet vector layer from a large PostGIS table?

I'm trying to develop a web map with a clickable chloropleth layer of streets in a large city. There are approximately 40k polylines in this layer, producing a 21MB GeoJSON. This is too much data to ...
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Converting latitude and longitude points to UK counties [closed]

I would like to find an API whereby I can send it (UK) lat and long pairs and it will return a UK county if one exists for that pair. Ideally I will send it {50.3755,4.1427} and it will return {Devon}...
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Seeking offline map API like Google Maps for web? [closed]

I'm looking for an offline map API for web like Google maps (because I know I can't use this offline). I currently have a program (using js and node.js) that uses the google maps api and google roads ...
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Creating fontset to use it later as Character Marker Symbol in ArcGIS Desktop?

Using Inkscape to create fonts as indicated in Creating new custom vector marker symbol for ArcMap? does not works well for me, as the drawn symbol is not aligned correctly in the Symbol Property ...
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Difference between ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Online? [closed]

Does ArcGIS Desktop have any special features compare to ArcGIS online apart from workflow feature ? What are the differences between ArcGIS Desktop and ArcGIS Online with details? In ArcGis Our ...
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Open Source GIS tools for using LiDAR to estimate storage behind dams/culvert [closed]

Can you recommend an open source GIS tools for modeling the water impounded on the upstream side of a dam using LiDAR data?
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Is there an R alternative for ArcMap's linear directional mean tool?

I'm writing an R package for trajectory analysis and need to determine the mean direction of lines. The only thing I found so far for this purpose is ArcMap's linear directional mean, but no ...
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WebMap framework - map+information [closed]

I am looking for a kind of Content Management System (CMS) for WebMaps, which already provide components such as a map area, sidebar (description and information), menu, etc. A list of possible ...
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Volume Calculation for non-closed geometries in postgis

I have a problem regarding the volume-calculation in a specific 3D Dataset. The data consists of 3D multipatches that represent buildings. One building consists of one or more non- closed multi-...