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Whitebox Geospatial Analysis Tools (GAT) is an open-source and cross-platform Geographic information system (GIS) and remote sensing software package that is distributed under the GNU General Public License.

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Whitebox GAT Import GeoTIFF tool error

I'm trying to run Whitebox GAT's Import GeoTIFF tool. The following message pops up each time: ArcMap's source info says the Tiff I'm trying to import is not compressed or 48/64-bit RGB. It is a ...
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Whitebox GAT breaks when opening map document

I really enjoy using Whitebox GAT for spatial analysis, in particular DEM/hydrological modeling- though I'm having a consistent issue trying to open saved maps. Every time I try to open a wmap file, ...
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Compute flow accumulation only from flow direction?

I am looking to calculate flow accumulation from a flow direction raster. In ArcGIS there is Flow Accumulation (http://desktop.arcgis.com/en/arcmap/10.3/tools/spatial-analyst-toolbox/flow-accumulation....
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Limiting analysis to particular area of larger DTM using Whitebox GAT?

I am new at using Whitebox GAT, which I find very interesting. When one runs an analysis, is there any possibility to limit the processing to a section of the input DTM, or does the latter have to be ...
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Error running TopologicalBreachBurn in Whitebox GAT

I am trying to execute the TopologicalBreachBurn script in Whitebox GAT. This is my first time using this software so am generally unfamiliar with how it operates. I imported a DEM as an ASCII .txt to ...
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Implementing Python code in Whitebox GAT?

I would like to implement a script that reads base file and appended file; calls the program tool 'Mosaic with feathering'; creates a mosaic output file; uses the output file as new base file and so ...
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How to add a csv file into Whitebox GAT

I am trying to import an Excel table into Whitebox (on Windows 10) and can't find a solution to preserve the attributes. I have UTM coordinates in the first and second column and two numerical ...
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Define raster origin so each instance of LiDAR interpolation has same grid

Is there a way to control the origin point of the resulting raster when interpolating from a LAS tile? I have a large collection of regulate .las tiles with some overlap between tiles (1,000m tiling ...
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Is there some trick to getting Whitebox GAT scripts to run the plugins?

I'm trying to get a small script to run using Whitebox's Scripter: print("Running script") # data path whiteboxdp = "/Users/analytics/dem_catchment/sites/Southwold/whitebox_files/" # set local ...
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Viewing log for errors in Whitebox GAT?

I don't know how to open up the log in Whitebox GAT so I can view and fix errors with running tools. I tried to run the IDW tool for LiDAR data (inputting all necessary parameters), then an error ...
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Exporting a Whitebox GAT Raster to GeoTIFF format?

I have Whitebox 3.3 and I am trying to export from the Whitebox GAT format to Geotiff. However, I do not see any tools to do this. I have the ExportGeoTIFF.groovy in the scripts folder, but when I ...
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Loading files in Whitebox GeoSpatial [closed]

I just discovered Whitebox geospatial but cannot figure out how to load or open a shapefile.
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How to Create a Catchment Area of a Polygon (Wetland) using DEM in QGIS or Whitebox GAT

I am looking for a way to calculate the upstream catchment area where water would flow into a given wetland. I have delineated the boundary of a wetland (creating a polygon) and would like to ...
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Slope analysis on Terrain data using WhiteBox GAT?

How do I find out the Slope of "best fit to the sectoral terrain" using WhiteBox GAT? Here are the details about the area of calculation. We have a reference point, from the reference point our ...
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How to load Erdas .img files into Whitebox?

Just installed Whitebox 3.2.3 and I'd like to import a 14 MB.img file. The data import options do not list .img as a file source. A web search has also turned up nothing.
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Different watersheds for same area because of “burned streams”

Im trying to analyse where water is flowing which rains down to my project area. This is the DEM I have (my project area is bordered blue, the red marks are my pour points): I learned from another ...
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Could bridges prevent ArcMap from creating correct watersheds?

I have a very detailed DEM of a region in Northern Germany. For hours I tried creating correct watersheds but my results all look illogical. Is it possible that bridges disturb the ArcMap Tools? I ...
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Cost distance analysis with Whitebox or other open source gis software

I need to perform a cost-distance analysis and cost allocation analysis for a tsunami evacuation model. As only open and free available data is used, it would be also good to use open source software ...
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Whitebox GAT not starting under Windows 10 - General JAVA or Whitebox problem?

I am currently running the DEM preprocessing on a relatively large (50000 km2 at 30 m resolution) and steep DEM. The objective is to extract the stream network and some morphologic attributes (e.g., ...
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How to run a tool from Whitebox GAT in ArcGIS?

I have a series of tools that I need to run in ArcGIS to hydrologically condition my DEM, but the first step in this process is running the Breach Depressions tool from Whitebox GAT (I have found that ...
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How to run WhiteboxGis under linux system only with command lines or terminals?

I have to run the Whitebox on Linux system, but I am new to use Linux. Therefore, I do not know how to run the whitebox software on Linux. The followings are what I tried to run the software: ~/...
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Extract representative slope profiles from hillslope polygons

With the help of the Whitebox Geospatial Analysis Tools I was able to easily extract hill slopes from a river network in combination with a flow direction map. Now I would like to extract ...
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Convert Whitebox .dep to ArcMap DEM .tiff? [closed]

I am having difficulty converting my whitebox raster float file to an ArcGIS raster file in ArcMap 10.2.1 I followed the protocol outlined at: http://www.uoguelph.ca/~hydrogeo/Whitebox/Help/...
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Import TIFF files into Whitebox

When I try to import TIFF file into Whitebox, I obtain a very small image so I can´t change the values of max and min as I saw before in other question.
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How to convert Whitebox .dep files for use in e-Cognition?

Could you explain me how can I convert .dep files into correct files to work in e-Cognition? I’ve exported the file in .sdat and .sgrd form using Export Layer, but I lose a lot of resolution. Any ...
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Best algorithm to trace stream network in flat areas

I want to ask you what method do you suggest me for to trace stream network in flat areas and please explain me how to deal with the previous preparation of the DEM.
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How to export data from saga or tas into excel?

I want to derive terrain attributes from DEM with saga and whiteBox GAT (SAT). I have problem in exporting data into excel. would you help me?
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Whitebox GIS installation on linux

Can anybody give guidance to installing Whitebox GIS software on linux? I have already: set up a clean xfce4 machine installed java 8 successfully unzipped the latest version of whitebox (Iguazu 3....
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Remote geoprocessing solutions?

I have a relatively old laptop (i5 8Gb) but it is fine for most of my GIS needs. Infrequently I would like to run processes which requires larger amounts of RAM (16G+) but I cannot justify forking out ...
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Implementing python code in Whitebox spatial analysis tool

1.I want to implement this python code wd = pluginHost.getWorkingDirectory(C:\xampp\htdocs\learn\doit) flowPointer = wd + "d8flowpointer.dep" outputFile = wd + "manjflowaccscript.dep" outputType ...
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How to convert tif to dep extension?

In white box when i try to import or do any processes it's asking .dep extension How can i convert .tif into .dep extension?? If try to pass LISS3 data in GRASS GIS it is taking as single bands. So i ...
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Whitebox is not finding my java

I was recently presented to the software Whitebox GAT 'Iguazu'. Unfortunately, I tried to use it in two different machines: one with Windows 7 (64) + JRE 7 (65) and other with W7 (64) + JRE 7 (67) . ...
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Interactively determining upslope and downslope areas on DEM?

I know SAGA GIS can be used to interactively generate maps of upslope and downslope areas for a cell within a DEM, but the output is pretty ugly. An upslope area is defined as all cells (for a ...
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Adding a new Tool (Plugin) to Whitebox GAT - anyone else have trouble?

I am in the midst of adding a new tool to Whitebox GAT, which is merely copy of a current tool with some minor modifications to suppress messages output by the tool upon completion. This tool's ...
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Converting GeoTIFF into non-compressed format for WhiteBox?

I am looking for an opensource solution to create a seamless air photo mosaic. I came across WhiteBox from the University of Guelph which seems like it might do the trick, but it does not support ...
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How to delete points which are close to each other?

I have a vector file containing thousands of points. Where points are within x distance from each other, I wish to delete one of the points and keep the other (either by snapping to one point, or ...
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Integrating Whitebox GAT (free and open) with ArcMap UI? [closed]

I wrote a number of ArcGIS VBA automations in grad school; however, they're fully dependent on the ArcGIS Spatial Analyst extension, which is not only closed-source but expensive to the point of ...