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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-...
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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 ...