[GRASS-user] Help with Georeferencing
mattslists at gmail.com
Mon Nov 10 01:13:47 EST 2008
Now I'm thinking about it, I'm a little unsure of the difference between a
mapset and a location. Are they the same?
On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 10:22 AM, Hamish <hamish_b at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > At the moment I'm trying to georectify a stitched
> > > together google earth image
> often r.in.wms / r.in.onearth is just as good and totally free.
> (r.in.onearth from wiki addons)
> > > I've imported the raster into grass using gdal, it
> > > splits it up into 3 (RGB) files? and I can display it (in
> > > the wrong place at the wrong scale). I also have the
> > > coordinates of the 4 corner points of the image and those
> > > are what I'm using to georeference using the
> > > georeferencing tool from the file menu.
> in that case, avoid all the hassle and just use r.region.
> > In which location are you running the georeferencing tool ?
> > You have to run it in the target location, not in the
> > location where you imported your original images.
> > Workflow:
> > - create two locations, one XY (unprojected) and one
> > projected in the reference system you want to georeference
> > the images into (AFAIR, Google Earth uses WGS84 lat-long,
> > alias EPSG code 4326
> > - import images with r.in.gdal into the XY location
> > - in the projected location, run georectifying tool
> wiki FAQ entry:
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