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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-...
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Subtracting two point clouds?

I have two point clouds (PCs): (i) PC-A (i.e. Reference PC or ground truth) and (ii) PC-B (i.e. Bare-Earth PC obtained through filtering) I want to subtract PC-B from PC-A to calculate commission ...
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Tool to only keep POIs X kms from a route?

Archie's Campings offers a pretty thorough list of campsites in Europe. Problem is, files are only country-size, so the number of waypoints is overwhelming (Here's the UK for instance). To plan bike ...
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Creating new symbology to be used for ArcMap?

I have a copy of scanned paper that has all the allotment may symbology that I am going to need them to add them to ArcMap 10.3.1. I have done creating new symbols that I worked on from my Ski Area ...
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Python library for Geographically Weighted Regression (GWD)

The user @GrantD71 seems to have implemented a GWD in python through hard-coding using Numpy/Scipy. He asked for library/package to perform GWD but the best reply was given using an R package. I'm ...
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ArcGIS online alternatives [closed]

I am currently using ArcGIS online to create web maps and for mobile data collection; the data is stored/ created in a personal geodatabase, added to a .MXD and symbolized, etc. then pushed up to the ...
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How to find least cost path subject to distance constraint?

I have a raster with each cell representing a travel cost. I need to find the least cost path from one point on the raster to another point on the raster. One additional twist: the path cannot exceed ...
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Libraries to merge GIS features

I am new to GIS. From what I understand a GIS layer has one or more features (of some geometric shape like Point, Multipoint, Linestring, Multi linestring, Polygon, Multi polygon and so on). I have ...
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Pedestrian network analysis for campus routing in QGIS?

I am working on creating a network analysis routing system for a school campus. As of right now I am just focusing on calculating the network analysis based on 10 buildings. I want the user to be able ...
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Assigning coordinates to string in python? [closed]

Is there a specific Python package that allows me to assign coordinate location to a string? For instance, say I have location data in the form of names, such as Burbank, CA. Is there a module ...
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Opening .mxd files in Python not via ArcPy?

I am an old user of Python, but relatively new to GIS. I have a .mxd file and would like to read it into Python. Is arcpy the only way to do so? I tried with pyshp but it does not accept this file ...
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Seeking open source point cloud software? [closed]

Just acquired a Geoslam Zeb-Revo for scanning our stockpiles and wondered if there was another option to process point cloud data?
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Software for matching spectral end members with spectral library

I am working with Moon Mineralogy mapper(M3) - hyper-spectral data and i am trying to match the endmembers obtained from M3 with RELAB spectral library. I have tried spectral analyst tool in ENVI but ...
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Seeking software to visualize and export area selected in OSM format?

I have a very large OSM file and I would like to know if there is software that can open the OSM file and then when I select a certain area to be able to export it in OSM file again. I found ...
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Simple Linux desktop navigation system for tracking a drone

Trying to build my own ground control station (GCS) for different drones I have. One is a boat and the other a plane. I have looked at the GCS's available and they are great, but I want to do ...
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Existing web tools to digitize non-georeferenced map images? [closed]

Are there any open source web based solutions that allow you to upload an image, georeference it to a baselayer, then draw and export geojson feature data? Possibly similar to http://geojson.io . ...
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Reading/writing local datastore for QGIS?

What is a solution for reading/writing a local datastore for QGIS? I've got data that's too large for a shapefile, I need lengthy column titles, but don't want to be logging into a remote server. I'...
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Open source solution to convert terrain data to collada?

I am exploring how to convert terrain information (DTED, SRTM, etc) to a 3D mesh file. Collada is preferrable as it is very compatible. I have read this: Converting dem and geotiff to collada model ...
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Open source ESRI ArcGIS REST API compatible server?

Are there any open source tools out there that can provide an ESRI ArcGIS REST API compatible interface or similar functionality? Many of our clients are running ArcGIS software and are asking us for ...
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Python WKT or Proj4 lookup package

I am looking for a Python package that would allow me to input a UTM zone code and output different geo_referencing strings (for example, WKT or Proj4). Are there any lightweight, widely used packages ...
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Which open source GIS for simple map from spreadsheet data? [closed]

I have three sets of data,city, name, zip code and soil temperature on a spreadsheet. I want the soil temperature number plotted on a map with the cities name (but not within balloons). It is ...
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Plot spectral signatures to compare with signatures from field spectrometer

What software I can use to plot the spectral signature of a Landsat 8 or Sentinel 2 pixel to compare it with the spectral signature of a field spectrometer (HR2000+)? How can I do this?
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Web mapping after Geoserver is set up?

I have a PostGIS database with all of my spatial layers, which have then been loaded into Geoserver, styled with SLD's and put into Layer Groups. The layer preview function in Geoserver is a bit ...
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Android application with multiple raster layers in offline mode [closed]

I would like to create an android application where we can view and control visibilities of various raster layers such as orthomosaic layer, DSM layer, contour map layer created from drone images of ...
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Vehicle or smartphone tracking [closed]

I was looking for some plugin in QGIS which would help me tracking smartphone (for vehicle tracking system). I could find posiview in qgis. It has very sketch help file and therefore could not ...
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Getting elevation at particular coordinate (lat/lon) programmatically (but offline)?

I would prefer something in python (but I would settle for any programming language) and something that I could install on my own server so the only limitations would be hardware (no throttling, no ...
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Embed Esri map in MS Access Report or Form

I have forms and reports in an MS Access front-end that reference tables in an Oracle ESRI.ST_GEOMETRY back end. The forms allow users to tabularly navigate through construction project attributes in ...
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Visualizing large data set of maps?

I have a large collection of geological maps, scanned in format .jpeg, that cover an important region. Each original map's dimensions are 100cm length by 50cm height. Analyse map by map all these ...
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Serving data from large shapefile to mobile app? [closed]

I am writing a native iOS app and need to serve property boundary data as a layer on top of a Google Map. I am an experienced iOS developer, but have little experience in GIS or server-side work (may ...
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Method to buffer points using euclidean distance and change in elevation [closed]

I am looking for a method to buffer a set of thousands of points with known elevations by 150m Euclidean distance, and then limit the area in each buffer to 50m higher or lower in elevation than each ...
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Setting up web geodatabase? [closed]

I need some advice regarding setting up a web map service/database. I need the database to have certain properties: It can be displayed as a web map with certain layers that I made in QGIS. So that ...
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Geoform for points, lines and polygons in QGIS environment

I've been asked to look for an attractive way to collect information from children and young adults about the routes they are using to go to school, sports club, etc., as well as the points on the ...
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Evaluating training samples for supervised image classification in ArcGIS Pro?

Its my first time using ArcGIS Pro and I have started doing a supervised classification. In most software you have some tools such as histograms, scatterplots and/or statistics to evaluate training ...
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Seeking browser viewer for las data? [duplicate]

I am currently preparing lots of las files for analysis and am wondering about the easiest way to share the results on my intranet. Are there any cool web application for displaying and navigating ...
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WFS-T Library in C++ [closed]

Is there are a library open source that supports WFS-T requests and posts ? I'm looking for an open source library that supports WFS/and WFS/T that works with open scene graph.
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Any 16-bit TMS/WMS tile renderer/servers?

I am looking for something like Geoserver or gdal2tiles.py that can render tiles to 16 bit PNG files (grey-scale). The tech needs to be open source. The geoserver PNG grey-scale output is not 16 bit ...
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Height map free API

I need to recreate a landscape in 3D or real World areas by using WebGL technology. The typical area I need to get height map for is about 1km x 1km and resolution should be as much accurate as ...
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Creating single null value for raster borders

We receive raster mosaics of aerial imagery from a supplier and the border contains large black areas which commonly have a range of black or near black values. We've been asked to clean these border ...
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Best programming language for handling both statistical and spatial analysis [closed]

I am frequently involved in research where I do statistical programming and analysis using tabular datasets, and incorporate independent variables that have to be calculated in a GIS. I currently ...
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How to open and analyze Chandrayaan 1 Hysi data? [closed]

I have an archive of Chandrayaan 1 Hysi data that contains file formats .lbl, .qub data. What software should i use to visualize and analyze these data?
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Get latitude and longitude from just the name of a company, its city and country of location, no physical address

I have been trying to find the latitude and longitude of a list of company-names. For example, the addresses look like this-(1Mobility India Pvt Ltd Pune Maharashtra India), (21st Century Software ...
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App to save GIS-friendly route [closed]

I have a 3G and location ready Android device. I am looking for an app which will allow me to save a route in KML or shapefile format. The reason I am OK with KML is that I know that this is ...
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Random Forest classification not in R [closed]

I had previously used ENVI to create ROIs for a Random Forest classification. After creating my files in ENVI, I exported these to EnMap and ran the classification there. (Please note knowledge of ...
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GDAL (Or Any Open Source GIS SDKS) | Read ESRI Geometric Network [closed]

I am looking at some legacy ArcObjects code that reads & parses a geometric network. I no longer have access to ESRI license(s) at any level - so legacy code needs to be reworked since ArcObjects ...
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Interactive map solutions that support overlapping polygons - stand alone or web based [closed]

I need to make an interactive map (stand alone or web based) where users click on an area and it shows the polygon area and the attributes associated with GIS polygons. My users do not have access to ...
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3D ground model with open source software?

I am looking for some open source software to plot some borehole logs and create a 3D ground model. I used to work in a mining environment and used software including Datamine and Mapinfo Discover to ...
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What tools exist for web-mapping line or polygon chloropleths over time?

In my survey of timeslider web-mapping plugins I've mostly seen a focus on mapping different geometries over time, in particular points (e.g. Torque.js). I want to create a choropleth map with 1000-...
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Augmented virtual reality with GIS capabilities [closed]

I want to build an AVR App for any platform or OS with GIS capabilities. Do you know a software for this purpose; I prefer something with less coding. I found this source http://socialcompare.com/en/...