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Seeking plugin for QGIS to create iso-distance polygons longer than 120km

I'm new on QGIS and I have been using the ORS plugin to create isochrones and iso-distance polygons. However, through Openroute Service I cannot create iso-distances longer than 120km. Is there any ...
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Python function/library for spatio-temporal clustering?

I want to cluster based on time lat and long. Is there a way I can do this? The context is I am trying to detect connected sites in same electric ring. The data I have is the location of the site(lat/...
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Converting Smallworld data into other GIS formats?

Is there a tool for converting Smallworld data into a variety of other GIS formats? We have a number of Smallworld instances and need to create a central repository for the data that can be used by a ...
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Library for parsing scientific PDS files?

Does a library exist for parsing the PDS files that scientific planetary data gets shipped as? For example, here's a link to to the lunar topographic data from the Lunar Reconnaisance spacecraft (it'...
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Open premise TMS server setup

We have built a 3D terrain solution where we take in both images and height data in TMS format. We run our a multi projection system spanning over 2-20 computers, and 2 projectors per pc. The terrain ...
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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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Open Source Address Correction / Parser with Fuzzy Matching

Here is a a little bit of a detailed question related to address parsing/geocoding which I feel should be interesting to many users. So, essentially I am curious to know if anyone has had any ...
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Seeking free Shapefile editor

I want to create and edit shapefiles for my application. Is there a free shapefile editor?
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Calculating distortion on Equirectangular Projection

I am trying to calculate distortion so I can distort overlaying text and forms to precisely match an image of an equirectangular projection. How does one calculate the distortion at a given latitude ...
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Editing symbology of point objects in .tab format using only open source software

QGIS cannot save the symbols of point objects when exporting to .TAB format, even if "MapInfo 3.0 compattible" .ttf font is used for symbology. QGIS can only save the colour of polygon and polyline ...
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Nautical and Land Mapping API Options

What professional mapping API would you use if your mobile app needed to seamlessly bridge both land and water with POIs?
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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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Alternative to Google Earth to edit and organize KML files

I like the way Google Earth displays KML as a "scene graph", that is, a tree structure in the left panel. This allows you to rearrange features in folders, change layer order, etc. via drag-and-drop. ...
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Looking for suitable analysis solution [closed]

I am new to GIS and looking for the best solution for dealing with anything over 2GB as QGIS struggles on my laptop. I understand it's open source and enjoy using the platform. But need something ...
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How do you manage personal GPS data? (what software solutions) [closed]

I'm interested in creating a personal library of locations which are important to me, sort of like a personal geocache. Maybe spots I've found that I like to swim, or places with good views of the ...
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Choosing GTFS editor for creating and exporting routes?

I am a beginner and I need information about GTFS editors. I want to create routes,trips,patterns,etc... and export it to GTFS-format. I have setup locally two GTFS editors: TransitDataFeeder ...
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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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Seeking Open Source Alternatives for FME [duplicate]

Do you know any good open source alternatives for FME? Searching for some free but powerfull alternatives for geodata management, workflows (Python APIs), etc.
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PostgreSQL database designer that supports PostGIS geometry data types

Does anyone know if there are PostgreSQL database modeling software or apps that support PostGIS geometry data types? I know pgModeler is supposed to but I have been unable to get this installed.
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Seeking tool to generate coordinates from specific path

I need to make some tests on my App, for that I need a list of coordinates. I will send every minute one of them to simulate the GPS tracker. Is there a tool where I can trace a track on the map ...
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Options for crowdsourcing GIS data?

I am looking at collecting spatial information from a range of stakeholders to identify opportunities within a landscape. However, the data that we are collecting are not presently mapped and so we ...
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How to calculate cell tower polygon and get the coordinates in wkt format

I have an use-case where I have to calculate the polygon of cell tower and store the polygon information in wkt format. I have got the following information regarding a cell tower. latitude longitude ...
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Allowing multiple users to edit colour of polygon in web map

I have been attempting to create a web map that can be shared to my coworkers that would allow them to collaborate and edit it. I have a series of polygons that cover a specified area that are ...
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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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Plotting trajectory points on maps in python

When I read the paper Characterizing Urban Landscapes using Geolocated Tweets, I'm attracted by the figures illustrated in it, like this: How do I plot these figures for my own data? Which software ...
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Seeking tools to calculate routing distance

I'm working to a web application, and I need to calculate the routing distance (not the distance "as the crow flies") between a starting address and several final addresses. I don't need to render 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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Seeking (Open Source) Mobile GIS app for survey?

I'm going to do an on-site survey for a business area development research. Therefore I'll visit all of the biggest business district from a medium-scale city (100,000 population) to check present ...
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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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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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Batch geocode city/state to lat/long using free or open source tool

I am looking for a way to batch geocode a dataset containing cites/states to lat/longs. The lat/long for the centroid of the city is fine. My data does not contain streets or street numbers. Only city/...
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Alternatives to Network Analyst [duplicate]

If I am looking to build a network based on road features and attributes, is Network Analyst my best bet? Is it my only bet? The world of FOSS (Free and Open Source) is new and exciting to me, but ...
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Free alternative to “Depression evaluation” tool from ArcHydroTools

Is there any free program or package that has the same function as Depression evaluation tool in ArcHydro tool from ArcGIS? I am currently working on extracting depressions from DEMs as well as their ...
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Seeking Free Opensource Shapefile Writer for .NET

I am looking for a well documented, Open Source Library that can create and write to a shapefile from .NET. I need lower lever access i.e. I should be able to write feature by feature. I have ...
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Seeking library that reads/writes shapefiles to use with .net core 2.2?

Previously I used to use Easy Gis .net. Now we have a .netcore 2.2 project and I need to read/write Shapefiles. I have googled for 2 hours and I didn't find anything. I also tried to use dotspatial ...
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Seeking .NET opensource library for geometry operations

Are there any opensource librarys for doing geometry operations (union, intersect, relation...) in .NET?
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Map widget in .NET application

I would like to have map widget in .NET application. I need basic functions (zoom, move map) and possibility to display WMS. Thats all. Is there any library that you recommend for that? I am ...
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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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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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Batch converting NAD83 Z12 to NAD83 Z13

I have a need to to convert a CSV file that was surveyed in NAD83 Zone 12 to NAD83 Zone 13 coordinates, is there an online tool that can do this for me?
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Choosing OpenLayers or Leaflet? [closed]

I was debating with one of my collegues on OpenLayers v/s Leaflet. I made a point that OpenLayers is much better API if we wish to build a project, where you need direct connectivity to the Geoserver ...
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Seeking open source tool for 3D Interpolation

Empirical Bayesian Kriging 3D (EBK3D) looks to be the tool I need within ArcGIS. It requires a GeoStatistical Analyst license. Is there is a similar tool or library that is free and open source? I'...
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Advice on geocoding IP addresses

What is the best way of geocoding IP addresses? I have ~ 10,000 - 30,000 addresses to geocode once. The IP addresses are from all over the world and I only want the Long/Lat. Accuracy to the city ...
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Seeking Tool for Mapping Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) to Addresses

My team and I ran a series of zip codes from addresses within our data set against MSA to Zip Code data found on The Census' website here. We found that a relatively high number of the addresses did ...
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Information about Leaflet and MapGuide [closed]

I want to make interactive maps online/on a server but not sure whether leaflet or MapGuide program is better for me to delve into. Which software will allow me to render resource intensive layers ...
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Alternative to bring OpenStreetMap Basemaps into ArcMap [duplicate]

The standard ArcGIS OpenStreetMap basemap tiles have been performing quite slow as of late. I was curious if there was a (preferably free) alternative service to bring OpenStreetMap basemap tiles into ...
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Co-register Alos-Palsar data with Sentinel-2 multi-spectral data

I'm using Alos-Palsar mosaics of 25m spatial resolution, and Sentinel-2 MSI data. I would like to coregister both the data together, so that the data fit in a grid. I've looked for possible solutions, ...
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Creating layer file using C#

Is there a C# library which can be used to programmatically create a .lyr file? (Compatible with Esri products) Using NetTopologySuite I've created a shapefile which contains some squares. I'd like ...
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Mosaicing BIG Rasters based on data values

I have some rasters that contain spectral data, and some spatially identical rasters that have the nadir information from the acquisition for each pixel. I'm looking for a way to mosaic these together,...

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