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GIS is an acronym for Geographical Information Systems. GIS software is software that allows for the visualization, access, and processing of geospatial data.

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What tools/libraries would be recommended for custom map layer (raster or vector) of dynamic shape labels?

We currently have a custom raster tile layer that displays shape boundaries, and offer an experience on click/hover to show more information about the shape (name, custom attributes, etc.) based on a ...
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Seeking open source alternative to ESRI operations dashboard

My company is planning to shift the complete GIS stack from ESRI to open source. i.e. from: ArcGIS, ArcGIS Server, MSSQL SRVR (sde), ArcGIS JS API to: QGIS, GeoServer, PostGIS, OpenLayers/Leaflet. ...
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Which GIS Library for a C# Applications using WPF

This question has been asked multiple times before, but not in the last 5+ years so I think it's worth asking again as I'm struggling and the answer way well be different now. I want to create a C# ...
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Residential topographic mapping with smartphone

I want to take measurements to create a topographic map of an acre of land for residential building design. This requires height measurements to be taken over a grid on the order of every two meters. ...
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Seeking Web Feature Service (WFS) software

My goal is to set up a Web Feature Service (WFS) to implement real time data in a local GIS. The data is stored in a MySQL db, it is fetched by PHP and returned as JSON with lat and lon. This JSON ...
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Use software to remove clouds from imagery

Do you have a suggest for me to use a good software that will let me to remove clouds from an aerial photography ? They are in the 1938's I work a lot of aerial photography but they are not ...
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Seeking software to allow users to draw spatial polygons

I am looking for a free (or low-cost) GIS-based software that allows users to draw spatial polygons using Google Earth as a background so they can draw a feature that is as precise as possible. A ...
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Seeking frameworks for creating Android application with custom map for offline GIS work

I need to create an Android application for offline work with a custom map that would be able to display raster and vector layers using data from local device storage. Also features to draw, edit, ...
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Is there a good program/method to use personalized deep learning object detection models to locate objects on image orthomosaics?

For some graduate work, I am collecting data and using it to train AI object detection models (such as Faster R-CNNs, EfficientDet series, and others that can be found on the Tensorflow 2 Detection ...
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Seeking Orthomosaic Software

I want to create an orthomosaic web app and i will be needing recommendations. I know of OpenDrone map and I can use that a guide. I will like to know of other suggestions and the language for ...
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What is a good places/points of interest data API with caching?

I'm working on an activity scheduler app where users can see nearby restaurants and bars, create activities there, and then save past activities to an activity history. As such, I need a service to ...
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XYZ Data, Spike Detection

I have tons of LiDAR Bathymetric XYZ data with 5m resolution. The data has a lot of noise/spikes which takes ages to clean for a small area. I have tried using Fledermaus for 3D cleaning the data. Is ...
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Desktop GIS library

I am looking of a free library to develop a simple desktop C# application with GIS support. I have checked the following link but it seems most of the solutions are web-based. Any suggestions? https://...
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Seeking Open Source alternative to ArcGIS Navigator

I'm looking for an Open Source Android app for routing through our own network (mandatory). If possible, able to work offline.
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Custom Map making tools (Mapbox vs Scribblemaps or alternatives)

I noticed there is one similar questions to this (I provided an answer based upon what I know already). I am looking for recommendations for web map customization software, specifically comparing ...
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Create own webmap

I'm looking for tools to create own, drawed map, which will behaves as normal map, something like this: http://viewers-guide.hbo.com/game-of-thrones/season-4/episode-10/map/location/8/castle-black ...
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Choosing WebGIS full stack architecture

I need to build a WebGIS service. I work in Linux platforms with open-source software. I have some experience of GIS now (PostGIS, QGIS), but GIS web publishing is new to me, although I have some ...
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Recommendations for an Android based GIS application for finding points

I currently use an Android DGPS for GIS data collection along with navigating to points stored in GIS. I use QGIS and Qfield for data collection which I am extremely happy with. My problem with QField ...
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Software to automatically convert from pdf to shapefiles

Is there a software to automatically convert from pdf to shapefiles (polyline, polygon, points) to be managed in GIS software? For example, from this pdf: The software must run on Windows. I'd be ...
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Seeking GIS web applications and front end solutions that would serve as replacement for the ArcGIS Web AppBuilder

I would like to find out if there are any Non-ESRI GIS web applications that would serve as an appropriate replacement to the ArcGIS Web AppBuilder application. A version of the ESRI web app builder ...
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Find centroid POI for 2 or more places by travel time or distance using multiple modes of transport

I want to find a mutually convenient POI between two or more places so that everyone drives or goes by public transport or bicycle a similar distance or travel time. I've done a Google Search: find a ...
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Recommendations for a GIS hosting platform to publish to customers

I'm doing some research for my company - looking for any recommendations for a GIS platform where we can publish in-house geospatial data to our stakeholders and customers, and my knowledge of such ...
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Looking for a standalone program to convert coordinate systems in a Shape file

Does anyone know of a standalone program that will convert the coordinates in a Shape file to another coordinate system? By this I mean a program outside of a full GIS package. I have customers who ...
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Looking for a good geographical library in scala

I require some geographical features in my package: Is this (lat, lon) point inside a polygon (geojson)? Create a buffer around a line. Production of a geojson from the intersection of two polygons. ...
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Python modules for GIS visualization tool

First of all, sorry for my English, since is not my mother tongue. I decided to develop an interactive GIS visualization tool for my Bachelor's project. I would like to code it in python, since it ...
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How to get route segments for a given coordinate

I have X,Y coordinates reported by GPS, via IoT from a vehicle. I need to identify route information, including route segment, that corresponds to that coordinate. Like this: GetRouteInfo(X, Y) --&...
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Looking for a geospatial mapping package in R

I'm doing some hydrology research and looking for a geospatial mapping package to visualize some of my results. I currently have data at 41 different locations in Wisconsin, locations for which I have ...
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Creating polygons over maps and extract the latitude/longitude?

I'm looking for software recommendations in order to do the following: Create a polygon (by clicking with a mouse) over an area on a map Extract an array of latitudes/longitudes from the polygon ...
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3D Building automatic texture software recommendations?

Does anyone have any recommendations for any software (proprietary/opensource/programmable) that can automatically texture 3D building models (collada/shp) from digital aerial camera (large/medium ...
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WKT desktop viewer and SQL query on ODBC database

I have a proprietary database that supports SQL and has ODBC driver to connect to. it has geography columns stored in WKT format. Is there a free desktop application that I can use to connect and ...
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Render WKT data from HTTP calls, or JDBC

I have a proprietary database, which I can access either through JDBC, or HTTP calls. The database has WKT data I want a desktop viewer that works on Linux to show the data, and preferably it is free.
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PDOK (Dutch geo-information) download package (Python)

Is anyone aware of a Python package that enables the user to easily download raster or feature datasets from the Dutch NGR/PDOK? So for instance, based on a bounding box, download the appropriate AHN ...
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Is there a software package that can determine camera position from a photo of objects whose locations in 3D space are known?

Someone answered a question over on the Photography SE that this could be done with photogrammetry. I had initially discounted this as I thought this was used to generate 3D models from many ...
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What can I use to scrape data from WFS or ideally WMS?

I'm looking to see if it's possible to extract data from WFS or ideally WMS. Here is an example dataset: https://data.gov.uk/dataset/b5d8eaa4-638c-436b-a66c-a6bd1a25f0df/historic-landfill-sites The ...
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Data mapping platform

Is here.com a good platform for mapping/tracking scientific species information for a bio study? (I started with google maps, but the library went obsolete and they're now asking for billing info to ...
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What open source GIS is a good alternative to ArcGIS for editing - with main interest in the Freehand mode

I am looking for an alternative for ArcGIS for editing. Tasks are mostly editing new polylines. An important ArcGIS feature for this is the Freehand mode. QGIS for instants offers something similar, ...
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Database to support offline access to 5000 x 5000 matrix of integers in Swift iOS

My app needs offline access to GIS information using a database table approximately 5000 columns by 5000 rows. I would be able to access a single value by using a 'horizontal' and 'vertical' value key ...
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Scan my disk for geolocalized pictures close to a Wikidata item without an image

Context Many Wikipedia articles lack a picture, for instance most articles about Congolese towns or schools do not have a picture. So when I travel to out-of-the-beaten-path places I always take ...
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I hope to find an open source solution for Mosaic datasets

A project needs to manage massive image data (like satellite images), and publish it as a service for use on the web side, and control the display of some part of the image on the web side. ...
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Seeking open source framework or SDK for working with nautical charts (ENCs)?

I have to start working on a project in which I will have to work on ENCs. I was searching for the open source sdks or frameworks to work with, and came across QGIS; is it good for working with ENC? ...
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Reverse geocoding API to check if location is residential

I'm using several reverse geocoding options such as Foursquare, Google, and OpenStreetMap to retrieve place information, but the one type of place that none of these seem to be able to do is ...
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Opensource map webapp builder

I need to propose an alternative exclusively built with free software and self-hosted, to an app generated with ArcGis Web AppBuilder. The data to show are only statistical indicators (education, ...
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Geofencing android app with ability to create custom waypoints

For bike and running purpose, i'd like to find a GPS app that automatically cut a track into several tracks based on custom waypoints. The idea would be : Create some lines (at least two points) ...
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Fully disconnected GIS field data collection options

I'm looking for recommendations for a disconnected GIS field data collection system that can satisfy the following conditions: map-based data collection app can work on iOS and Android (data would ...
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Divide the world in longitude/latitude rectangles of similar population

I am looking for a tool that can split the Earth's surface into rectangles of similar population. That means oceans would get a few huge rectangles, as almost nobody live there, and cities would get ...
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Free Software GIS mobile data collection software for Wildlife conservation?

Looking for Free Software GIS mobile data collection software for Wildlife conservation. The idea is to use a mobile touch screen device with satellite navigation to keep track of objects such as ...
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Using GIS to store any type of file

I work for an engineering company where we use a large range of software's and file types, including but not limited to, GIS and CAD based software. We are aware of the broad trend to BIM and are ...
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C++/Qt libaries and tutorials for GIS programming

I want to start programming GIS applications for simple composing of maps by vector and raster data using C++ and Qt. Which libaries and respective tutorials your can recommend?
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Open source mobile GIS data inspection software

In my workplace we are looking at collecting and inspecting GIS data using free mobile apps. The one that is fit-for-purpose from a data collection point of view is GeoODK. I have been able to prepare ...
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An interactive desktop app with Java (free GIS tools, api, bib, …)

I'm looking to develop a Desktop app (and later a web app) with Java (JavaFX or Swing) that do some specific tasks but I don't know where to start from. I'm quite new to GIS, so I'll state some of ...