[GRASSLIST:2078] Re: r.in.gdal

ziyadin cakirz at itu.edu.tr
Thu Jul 5 11:42:52 EDT 2001

Hi Frank,
Thank you for your help. Your guess was correct.
Following your recommendations I have finally
managed to import an image file using r.in.gdal.
Thanks a lot

Frank Warmerdam wrote:

> ziyadin wrote:
> >
> > Dear all,
> > -o option in "r.in.gdal" utility does not seem to work.
> > when i give the command
> > r.in.gdal input=tmp.tmp.gif output=post -o
> > grass says
> > WARNING: G_set_window(): Illegal latitude for North
> >
> > if I give -e option to extend location extents, it says
> >        cellhd.proj = 0 (unreferenced)
> >        You can use the -o flag to r.in.gdal to override this check.
> >
> > It gives the same error mesages for all the format that gdal supports.
> Ziya,
> I am guessing that your location is in the lat/long coordinate system, and
> you are trying to import raw (ungeorefenced) files into it.  I guess the
> image is taller than 90 pixel so the north edge (in pixels) is higher than
> 90, and so the system warns that the apparent georeferencing is inappropriate.
> I believe you will need to create a separate location for unreferenced data,
> and import your gif file into that.  Then you can use various GRASS tools
> to properly georefence your image and take it into the desired location.
> If you know the georeferencing of your image, you might be able to associate
> a world file with the .gif file, but I don't think that GDAL supports world
> files for gif images.  To pursue this angle you might need to convert the
> gif to tiff outside GRASS first.
> I appologise for the error messages.  They could be better. :-)
> Best regards,
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Ziyadin CAKIR
Istanbul Technical University
Mining Faculty, Geology Department
Maslak Campus, 80626
Maslak Istanbul/TURKEY
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