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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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Seeking open source ArcGIS REST API compatible server?

Are there any open source tools out there that can provide an ArcGIS REST API compatible interface or similar functionality? Many of our clients are running ArcGIS software and are asking us for REST ...
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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/...
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Alternatives to Avenza Maps [closed]

I enjoyed Avenza Maps until recently... After their recent move to a subscription model, I am in the market for a comparable app. Feature requirements: Load Geospatial PDFs Capture photos along ...
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Temporal analysis in GIS - Tool to identify the jump points

I'm searching for a tool that help to analysis spatial temporal data in GIS. This is my problem: I have a database with a set of 170 georeferenced ovitraps (traps to catch mosquitoes eggs) with the ...
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Software that when input any angle, any CRS, outputs custom CRS that produces maps rotated by the angle

What open source GIS application, or plugin for same, or separate utility (GUI preferred but command line OK) has as part of its functionality the ability to take any angle (and a center of rotation) ...
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Light Weight Tool to find all the line segment in a polygon for KML files

I have KML file and .csv file in google's fusion table. First file has polygon geometry of city with number of deaths. Second file has line geometry of roads with data like total traffic. What I want ...
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Create shapefiles from SEG-Y files?

I am working with seismic data. Previously we had a tool or a script that could scan these data (SEG-Y) and produce a polygon and shapefile based on the header info from the SEG-Y-files. This ...
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Converting data to GTFS? [closed]

I currently have the transit data of my city in sqlite, following are the tables (STOP TABLE) STOPID STOP LATITUDE LONGITUDE (ROUTE TABLE) ROUTEID STOPID (ROUTE SRC_DEST) ROUTEID SRC DEST (TIME ...
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Displaying hundreds of thousands points on web map?

I'm dealing with around 150,000 points on a map. My customers need to see all the points, wthout clustering. I tried Openlayers and Mapbox GL Js, both have the same issue: its memory costs are huge! ...
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Can you recommend a free service for validating a global address? [closed]

I need an API or a database that is freely available. It should allow being included in a commercial application. Something like Google Places API, but with better licensing terms.
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Opening .MAP file extention?

I have a number of files in a folder listed below. BDBR70FL.FRQ BDBR70FL.FRW BDBR70FL.MAP which software is suitable to open them.
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How to apply control points in LiDAR?

I am new to LiDAR point clouds and I have a big issue. I have LiDAR data for 30 km and I have 5 - 6 control points. My point cloud is inaccurate (have averagely 3-4 m error in xy and 50 m error on ...
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Recommendations for a fre OSM based walking tour mobile app? [closed]

I am working with a small municipality with a very small (read:no) budget. They would like to build a walking tour for mobile use based around natural features, and some history but mostly nature ...
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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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Seeking routing libraries in R?

I'm trying find libraries for R that would find the shortest route between two locations, given a SpatialLinesDataFrame representing the road network. All I could find was stplanr, which delegates the ...
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Overlay orthophoto with DTM

I am having a .dxf DSM and a georeferenced .tiff orthphoto. I would now like to simply overlay the orthophoto onto the terrain for visualization purposes. The DSM contains buildings, whose triangles ...
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Is there a way to view Pix4D outputs in an intractable web viewer?

I have a small area that I created a 3D Triangle Mesh for. I want to be able to use the output files and view them on a browser rather than in the program so it's easier to share with others. I've ...
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Reading GPS data from iphone and save data into computer?

I would like to use my iphone for navigation. I want to read GPS data (latitude and longitude) from iphone and save the data into my computer to use it for navigation. I am using Matlab in my ...
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Seeking collaborative map editor tool for non-technical users with OpenStreetMap basemap [closed]

I'm looking for a tool to allow non-technical users to create map polygons based off printed maps, and export them into a geographiclal format. It should be based on OSM base tiles (to avoid ...
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Automatic Land Cover Classification Method in eCognition?

I'm exploring several methods of classifying multi spectral data in eCognition. The classification will be fairly high level; I'm not trying to find individual species but want to identify areas of ...

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