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Questions tagged [gis]

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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Web interface where I can draw objects and export PostGIS insert statements

I am looking for an application that will allow me to draw a box or polygon on a map and then export the definition in a PostGIS database so that I can insert it into my own database. Currently, my ...
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Globe program like Google Earth, but with physical or political map?

Can I have the same program as Google Earth or Google Maps in satellite images mode, but which can (1) display Earth without distortions (i.e. in normal 3D view) (2) display image like this or ...
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Filter/Highlight areas on a map by critera [closed]

I'm looking for a tool to filter/highlight areas on map by criteria. As an example I'd like to get all areas in a town which are at least 100m away from a highway and closer than 2km to a train ...
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Is there any good software to convert (multilayer) DXF to shapefile?

I need to import architecture DWG's (AutoCAD files) into qGIS. However, QGIS imports all layers in the DXF into the same layer in QGIS. I need to create separate shapefiles for every DWG/DXF layer. ...
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Web based solution for large point clouds

I am looking for a software that would be able to store huge point clouds generated from LIDAR and stereo camera scans of terrain and urban areas (with buildings etc.). I need to visualize the data ...
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Best GIS georeferencing software which automates the placing of passpoints

I am currently using ArcGIS 10.3 in order to georeference infrared aerial photos. I have about 1500 photos to georeference and am certainly not relishing the thought. ArcGIS can automatically place ...
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Open source crime incident reporting tool with mapping web app [duplicate]

I'm looking for an incident reporting tool that meets these requirements, Provides a web interface Can be run on Linux Open Source Has a map where one can report crimes linked to specific places Can ...
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Android GIS app to find specific device

Are there any apps that will track a specific device in a map view? Maybe track by phone number, or pair it using the same app. If possible without "Hack"ish method. I want to use this app so I can ...
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Software that tells you in what country is a given latitude/longitude

In what country are the coordinates 41.44241, 21.31530 ? A manual Google Maps search tells me it is in Macedonia. Is there a program (or library) that would tell me this programmatically? ...
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Online KML validator

I wrote a KML file (geographic annotation XML) and want to validate it. Is there a webapp for this? Requirements: Free Able to validate big files like this one (50,000 points) The webapps below ...
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Web-based KML filtering and export project - GIS server required? [closed]

I am designing a web page that will be accessed by 10-20 users simultaneously, with the following requirements: Display Google map data as the base layer (higher quality street information in our ...

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