Questions tagged [visualisation]

The representation of data in a viewable medium or format

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Earth Engine Image Collection Reduction Glitch

I am having a visual glitch when adding an image as a band to the map. The glitch consists of a vertical line which is not rendered at all. The more I zoom out of the map, the more this line increases ...
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Google Earth Engine: Any way to have variable min and max in one visualization parameter?

What I mean is: I'm using the "3 standard deviations" value to visualize my data, but this changes seasonally so I need to update what the values actually are for each image. Can I create a "3 ...
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Visualisation: probabilistic rainfall forecast from CSV

Note: I have a basic idea of how shapefiles work & how to save maps as images. I'm a super noob on QGIS. I have this CSV which provides me details such as State Average rainfall (mm) Probability ...
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Isoscope, but for distance

An isoscope shows me how far I can get within a specific amount of time. Is there a similar visualization that shows me everything within X distance by roads of location? If so what would be the ...
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Can ArcGIS Online Wep Maps support symbols with leader lines for overlapping features?

I'm creating a web map with ArcGIS Online and have some points with the same address. I've seen some web maps where the overlapping points will separate with leader lines when you zoom closely to them ...
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How to track progress on a route?

I want to track and visualize the progress of a bus, as follows: I have the coordinates of each station as well as the coordinates of the bus, updated every 10 seconds The information is stored in ...
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Seeking open source tools to visualize map projection distortion? [closed]

A reference article on Map Projections contains the following figure: I think the images are created using Geocart, listed in Additional Resources section. I'm interested in trying to create ...
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Nested rules in QGIS 2.18

I work with QGIS 2.18. I have a polygon shapefile with two atrributes: id (unique for each polygon) and type. I visualize the shapefile using the "type" attribute, but I would like to add a nested ...
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Mapping a LinearFit to colors

Refering to EE>Examples>LinearFit (https://code.earthengine.google.com/598af3369de7a4845f0325030a66e0e1) I would like to check my understanding. On line 20 comment says: // Display trend in red/blue,...
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Assign a specific color to vector layer based on RGB codes in attribute table

I use QGIS and have a geological map for a large area. I present this after ID codes based on the geology ("Geokartnr" in photo). I want to use international/nation color codes for each rock type, ...
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Visualize variables using both marker size and color

I currently use colorRendererCreator.createContinuousRenderer() (docs) to visualize a variable from a CSV layer. I wonder is it possible to visualize another variable using the symbol's size? I ...
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Reproducing raster color rendering from ArcMap in QGIS? [closed]

I have a 16-bit satellite geotif. These images can be visualised in a number of ways, depending on which stretch you apply. The default stretch applied by ArcGIS to these images produces a "natural" ...
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Change raster symbology in Google Earth

I have a raster with discrete terrain classes that I want to visualize in Google Earth (Pro). However, when I import the .tif, Google Earth gives it a black-white stretched symbology, as opposed to ...
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Visualizing vertical profiles from LiDAR point clouds in R?

I would like to visualize the vertical profiles of different LiDAR point clouds in different forest types. I have extracted the z-values from the LiDAR files with lidR and put them in a dataframe with ...
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QGIS displaying polygon that is crossing the 180 meridian

I have the following table create table schema.table ( id bigint, geography geography ); with the following geography INSERT INTO schema.table (id, geography) VALUES (1, '...
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Displaying pointcloud symbolized with RGB values in ArcMap?

I know that I can display a LAS dataset in ArcScene with RGB Symbology, but is there a way of doing this in the 3D View window in ArcMap? The LAS Dataset toolbar only has symbology for elevation, ...
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Visualizing custom geo data on WFS featurecollection

I have some data that I want to visualize over on an interactive map. Basically I want to highlight certain buildings based on the data that I have. My data consists of coordinates and I need to match ...
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Symbolizing Isochrones in QGIS

I have generated isochrones for London based on my parameters. However, the isochrones by definition are overlapping polygons. I would like to show the different polygons of the isochrones using ...
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How do I visualize NDVI values?

Currently, I have the NDVI values, and I transformed it from [-1, 1] to [0, 255]. Now my question is how do I visualize either of these value? My first thought is to make a color map similar to the ...
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Presenting climate data over time?

I'm trying to map (using ArcMap 10.6.1) some climate change data and I'm not entirely sure how to classify the raster datasets. For this work I am focusing on four different climate change scenarios: ...
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Show layer results in canvas for QGIS 3.0.2?

For both vector and raster layers, previously in QGIS 2 there was an option asking whether you want layers to be shown in the canvas ("show result in canvas"). Now in QGIS 3.0.2 "Girona" this option ...
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Vertical 3D Point Cloud visualisation [duplicate]

Not LIDAR data. I have a file with x,y,z,c in a csv I want a 3D representation of the points, with colour defined by c The data is vertical profiles. Any idea?
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Georeferenced Depth Profiles in 3D

I am a Geophysicist. We often create 2D deptth profiles like so https://www.google.com/search?q=ERT+profile&safe=off&client=firefox-b-ab&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=...
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Create New Custom Symbology with QGIS

I am using QGIS for GIS maps, and data visualization. There are very few symbols available for marker, line and polygons. I want to create my own symbols, that i can later import into QGIS and then ...
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Visualising road segments as heatmap

I have some data on frequency of different road segments, and need to visualise it as a heatmap. Is there some utility/plugin for Mapbox or Leaflet which does this kind of visualisation. I am only ...
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Polar projection polygon visualization issue

I am using Natural Earth coastline polygon (NE_10m_land), loaded from a shapefile in QGIS. All displays well (in, e.g., unprojected WGS84, EPSG 4326) - see below: But when visualising in a polar ...
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Mapping parliamentary results (categorical data) by share of polygon in QGIS

I'm trying to recreate the fill effect in this map: Where each polygon is filled based on the percentage of vote each parliamentary party gained. The author wrote "I converted the inner polygons into ...
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Visualizing extra bytes from LAS 1.4 in Potree?

I was wondering if it is possible to visualize the information that can be stored in the extra bytes of the LAS 1.4 file. This could be really helpful for validating features that have been calculate ...
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How do I visualize a many-to-many relationship?

Preferred software use: ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online For a client I have to visualize a building plan that has a 'many-to-many'-link with attribute data. As with many-to-many relationships; sometimes ...
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Exporting 16bit tiff sattelite imagery with the stretch/colour-balance applied by Arcmap?

Problem: I have 16-bit satellite GeoTIFFs from DigitalGlobe (QuickBird/WV2), which I wish to share with a colleague that does not have access to GIS software. When loaded into ArcMap, these ...
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Google maps slice arctic

I am developing earthquake visualization web-app for arctic zone using Google Maps JavaScript API. During the development I found Google Maps doesn't display map above approximately N85 degree, if you ...
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Visualize an n-row and n-column matrix [closed]

I have a 275 rows and a 275 columns matrix,the value in the matrix is between 0.99 and 1.Each value is 6 digits after the decimal point,such as 0.993428,0.999657.It can be understood that this is a ...
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Displaying LiDAR data with too many points in ArcMap?

I have imported LiDAR data into ArcMap in the shape of a Las DataSet with twelve .las files (contains over 100 million data points). I believe the file itself is working properly. However, no points ...
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Making raster dots appear bigger when zoomed out on the map, QGIS

I would like to create a visualisation in QGIS that lights up raster points in a different colour. I have the rather points lit up but when I zoom out on the map, they look very small (they are 1km^2 ...
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Point cluster symbology for different categories without overlapping symbols

I'm trying to visualize crimes based on if the crime happened during day or night time. I've tried using the point displacement tool but I'm not satisfied with the results because the readability for ...
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QGIS point layer visualization

I have a point layer in PostGIS containing point locations of vehicles acquired by GPS over a prolonged period of time. The layer contains about 600k points. When loaded into QGIS points of this layer ...
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Visualize 3D polygon and TIN stored in postgis

How can we visualize 3D polygon and TIN data stored in POSTGIS? My input is 3D mesh data generated by AR application. I have created polygon by adding all the vertices of an object. I can visualize my ...
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Visualize challenge: show origin of aggregated minimum r.series job

Using r.series with the aggregate minimum option I'm merging multiple viewshed results to visualize how much vertical space a development area has for new buildings. Meaning that a part of the height ...
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How to visualize values distributed on the line on its parallel (curves problem)

I assign some value for each of points distributed equally on origin line, then I want to move this values to its paralllel line, by splitting those parallel line into equal pieces (which amount will ...
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Difficulty drawing map lines across the international date line; Connection Map Visualization in R

I'm creating a visualization from country centroids to a few thousand coordinate pairs, and I'd like them to all be displayed unbroken and smooth on the same map, but I get these horizontal lines when ...
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Can't view fill of small leaflet layer when zoomed out

I have a leaflet map with lots of little circles to mark particular points. When zoomed in, they look great. I can see both the orange fill and the black outline. When zoomed out, however, I can only ...
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Visualizing Strahler-Order bigger than a specific value

I try to visualize the Strahler-Order bigger than 8 using raster calculator. I changed the style of the raster by changing the render type to singleband pseudocolor and, in the colors selector, I ...
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smooth (Lon, Lat, Value) data over shapefile / smoothed data on shapefile

I am trying to plot a data with (Lat, Lon) and a value in each location. What I need to do is to plot the data over a shapefile, represent each value with a different color, and smooth the values, so ...
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What does “faceting” mean in a geo/map context?

I saw some folks talking about "faceting" in relation to a map data display, what does this mean in general terms? Examples?
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Problems in producing animation GIF files in R

I am trying to produce a GIF file for my maps in R using gganimate but errors show up. devtools::install_github("dgrtwo/gganimate") library(ggplot2) data(sp6, package = 'aqp') p <- ggplot(sp6, ...
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Why are buildings shown with a distortion instead of directly from above?

I am pretty new to QGIS so I already am crossing a problem. I opened an open source map where you can see the buildings. The weird thing is that I see the buildings from an angle instead of directly ...
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How to put an SVG symbol in my rules-based symbology?

I have added a points layer in which I have to put different SVG icons, according to the column level. So far so good, the separation is according to the level using a default symbol, but I want to ...
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Raster visualisation in equal area projections

This is a rather conceptual question that i haven't been able to address yet. Let's say I have a raster file projected in an equal area projection (say Mollweide), with a cell resolution of 100km x ...
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How to animate daily data in QGIS time manager plugin by changing color of polygon instead of plotting markers [duplicate]

I 'm a beginner in QGIS in general and geo spatial data visualization. Given a vector type map (.tab file) of districts geographically spanning my business area and csv file containing weekly sales ...
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Examples of cartographic 'jokes'

In the July 2017 edition of Swiss Review, a publication for Swiss living abroad, the cover feature was on Swiss Cartography. With my interest in GIS this obviously sent me straight to the article. ...