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Rank-based Spatial Clustering in Python

I was wondering if there was any python (or R) packages out there that can do spatial clustering on ranked data? For each US state I spatially varying value for education rankings. For example, for ...
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What are some self-hosted alternatives to Graphhopper's Geocoding API? [closed]

I have a self-hosted instance of Graphhopper. However, it doesn't come with autocomplete like the web demo; from doing some searching, it looks like the autocomplete comes from the Geocoding API, ...
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Seeking alternatives to Geodatabase to describe topological relations?

According to switchfromshapefile.org, there is no way to describe topological relations in a shapefile. I am aware that this can be done using a Geodatabase and I have heard of TopoJSON. If there are ...
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JOSM-like editing for QGIS

I am used to digitizing stuff using JOSM, the Java OpenStreetMap editor. Recently, I tried some digitizing in QGIS and it felt rather clumsy. What I was missing specifically was an equivalent to the "...
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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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Reading bathymetry for coordinate with Python? [closed]

I need the water depth at specific coordinates and my geoscientist are offering me a dataset in either TIFF or XYZ/txt format with data points each 2km. I will typically be extracting about 1000000 ...
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Seeking CityGML Viewer for big data? [closed]

Could you suggest a solution to view CityGML data which is about 1.36GB? I tried in fzk viewer and fme data inspector, it is very slow.
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Seeking free tile server like mapbox studio?

Is there any free tile service/server like mapbox studio so that I can upload my .shp files and it will work like it does in mapbox studio tiles and get geojson tiles on Leaflet.js map?
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Seeking GIS Navigation App for High Accuracy Data? [closed]

Are there any mobile GIS applications that I can use to navigate to high accuracy data on android? I would like to load layers - a .shp or .kml and use the map to navigate to points. It needs to be ...
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Free CityGML Editor for tag edit

I can view CityGML File in FZKViewer but is there any tool available that allow me to edit cityGML file? I can easily open cityGML in notepad or notepad++ but its code/tag syntax is not highlighting ...
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Is there a program to read all the data contained in a waypoint in a .gpx track file and assign it to a variable?

This is related to geodata. I am a plant explorer and go into Ecuador and Peru looking for new species of plants. I take close to 1000 pictures each time I go, and I use a Garmin Oregon GPS device ...
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Has online map-based software for survey been developed? [duplicate]

For my research, I need to ask respondents to indicate on a map where they think crime happens. I think of this as a digital solution to physically dropping pins on a map. Is there an online software ...
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Seeking Tools for Splitting Line Strings to use with Parcel Fabric and Python?

I have only been working with parcel fabric for a little over a month now. So far I am cleaning up overlaps, but line strings get in the way. As I fix line strings, particularly with road right of ...
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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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Tool to retrieve coordinates from SVG file

I have an .SVG file of a map with known extreme North/South/East/West coordinates of the area, and I'm required to retrieve coordinates of certain points on it. What free/freeware software tools, ...
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Alignment and distribution tools for shapefiles? [closed]

Does anyone know of a native Esri tool, Python, or R package that would allow one to emulate arcmap's graphic element toolbar functionality, but for shapefiles rather than graphic elements? For ...
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Seeking Open source Tools for GML in ArcGIS and gvSIG?

I’m searching open source tools for ArcGIS Desktop 10.5 and gvSIG 2.4 to load and write complex GML data for example INSPIRE GML. I have not the possibility to install interoperability or INSPIRE ...
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Availability of super-resolution reconstruction (SRR) techniques in GIS software

I'm doing a little research of my own regarding super-resolution reconstruction in general and in the context of GIS software. I'm well aware of pansharpening techniques which became a standard in ...
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Existing C++ libraries that convert ESRI shapefile to DXF/DWG [closed]

Is there any C++ library that can convert ESRI Shapefile to DXF/DWG file? I seek a link/or sample on how this can be done with the said C++ library. I'm aware that one can do this with ArcGIS ...
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Seeking geospatial library for .NET Core?

I am trying hard to find any geospatial library that supports .NET Core, however with no success so far. Do you have tips for any? My requirements are: work with different coordinate systems ...
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Using Wordpress with GIS? [closed]

I am building a community-run map of neighbourhood stories that should feature photos, text, audio and video recordings. Ideally, I hoped I could use a powerful and relatively user-friendly CMS like ...
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Exclude specific GeoJSON data by polygon [closed]

Given geospatial data as GeoJSON, how can I filter this data to exclude geometries within a specified polygon? I need this to work in JavaScript. Example: function filter(featureCollection, ...
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Projecting rectangular stereography centred on 42°N, 10°E

I have a precipitation GRIB2 file obtained at EUMETSAT H-SAF I am able to decode it to ascii but the software I am using (gdal, ArcMap,...) does not recognize the projection (in the title) so I am not ...
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Network/Routing analysis with open source GIS

I am researching for ways to do network analysis or routing optimization with open source GIS. ArcGIS currently has an extension for this called Network Analyst but would like to keep my analysis with ...
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Where to start for real estate GIS? [closed]

I've always been into spatial thinking and maps, and it's been a long time I dream of a tool/app that would allow me to have my own customized interactive maps. But now that I'm about to enter real ...
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Seeking Web based GIS for viewing only without need to install client side apps? [closed]

First of all I am new to GIS, I have used ArcGIS and QGIS for some basic engineering projects. Mainly I have looked for freely available GIS data online (solar radiation), downloaded the data, ...
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Software/Plugin for .mpr/.mph ( German Topo Maps, not ILWIS!)

I am looking for an alternative to GlobalMapper, regarding reading .mpr/.mph-raster ( German topo maps, not ILWIS). As far as I know, only Global Mapper can read this raster-data properly. Ideally I ...
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Seeking API to check OpenStreetMap for village boundaries?

I am new to GIS programming and I have started a little project. I have a lot of gpx tracks, and I want to check which villages i have visited. Is there an API to check OpenStreetMap for village ...
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Seeking ArcReader equivalent for QGIS?

I want to share data on a project with many users, and wanted something similar to ArcReader. I like this software as it can be accessed from the server for speed, and therefore updated to other ...
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Seeking open source or free tool to open 3D Mesh GIS files?

I'm looking a way to open 3d Terrain Mesh files. I have four different folders with same 3d content , I'd like to open one of them : Cesium folder (with internal Tile folder, web.config, tileset....
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Is there an open source stereoscopic interface for QGIS, like PurVIEW or DAT/EM, or stereo Analyst?

I have a lot of imagery processing that I do at the local college, and most of the imagery is stereo imagery. Is there an open source piece of software that could be used to view the imagery and ...
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What's the most size-efficient spatial database [closed]

I'm configuring a tile server on Apache Mesos. From all the tutorials I've read, I gathered that PostgreSQL and PostGIS is widely used for this purpose. I learned that MongoDb and MySQL Server also ...
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Mobile app for workflow/timesheets + GIS Asset collection required [closed]

We're looking for a solution to move our field operatives from paper based input to electronic field input on tablets to record workflow and map assets. Work involves land drainage (working on ...
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Producing cloud and cloud shadow mask from Sentinel images?

What is a good tool to produce (cloud) and cloud shadow masks? I tried fmask tool and Sentinel SNAP but while those can produce reasonable cloud masks, cloud shadow results are poor. I need to ...
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Seeking open source tool to update Clutter file?

Clutter files used to calculate RF propagation. I have an old Clutter file I'd like to update according to new GIS vector layer I get. My clutter file has following format : index.txt, menu.txt, g0 - ...
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How to obtain TIFF file using data from CSV files

I have a set of CSV files containing lat-long values for certain land cover classes. Long Lat 80.1 23.0 80.2 23.1 80.3 23.2 80.4 23.3 ... From this point on, I need to generate a TIFF file ...
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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 ...
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Creating Shapefile for WEAP? [closed]

I have to create a shapefile of a river for analyzing it in WEAP (Water Evaluation and Planning) for my engineering research. I have no knowledge about how a shapefile is created. Which software or ...
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Performing Radiometric Calibration of Sequoia Imagery?

I recently bought a used Sequoia camera and when I bought it, I was under the impression that the sun irradiance sensor and calibration plate would calibrate all my images in real time and I wouldn't ...
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(c++) Advanced Geospatial Analysis Library [closed]

I've been searching for a lightweight library for geospatial analysis, with low overhead. Yesterday I found TurfJS, looks great, simple and fast, yet, its made in JS. Does anyone know similar ...
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Seeking GIS that can calculate fractal dimensions?

As ‘Fractals are Everywhere’ in geo-ref data, which GIS other than ArcGIS can calculate fractal dimensions?
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Opensource bus route planner

Since I have little coding skills, I'm looking for an open source bus route planner that consumes GTFS data (That I have to create myself), All I could find was OpenRouteService, and although it has ...
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EPSG Geodetic Parameter Registry - SW supporting transformation EPSGs

The page www.epsg-registry.org contains EPSG codes for different transformations (i.e. EPSG:1173, EPSG:1244 etc.). Do you know about some GIS SW (online or desktop), which supports converting ...
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Extracting pixels from polygonal geospatial region of set of map tiles and/or set of GeoTIFF files?

I need to create a script, probably JS or Python, to perform the following: I have a polygonal region -- no "holes", and always fully convex -- for which I need to extract the pixel data from one of ...
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Tiling large single GeoTIFF raster into smaller GeoTIFF tiles? [duplicate]

I have traditionally used proprietary software tools for tiling raster datasets but I am keen to explore the open source solutions as well. Are there any open source solutions that can easily tile ...
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Accurate GPS apps for smartphones available? [closed]

I'm working on a project where we need to make accurate GPS measurements and the required precision would be in centimeter level. I've been doing some searching and not yet found any solid solutions ...
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Seeking Multiprint plugin for QGIS 3?

I'm working on QGIS3 and I'm looking for a plugin to print multicomposers at once. I know that in QGIS2 there is a plugin (multiprint) that does this, but for QGIS3, I can not find anything similar. ...
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Dividing space into homogeneous connected areas [duplicate]

Is there an algorithm (or software) for splitting a map into K connected areas such that the within-area variance of some variable is minimised, and the between-area variance of that variable is ...
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ArcGIS region group open source equivalent in numpy/python?

I am trying to get a unique ID for contiguous raster objects with the same value, like what the Region Group tool from ArcGIS does. However I need an open source solution using python/numpy/gdal/...
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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 ...