Questions tagged [whitebox-gat]

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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...