Re: Is there an easy way to add a graticule and coastline to existing geotiffs?
Cody Benkelman wrote:
> Are you seeking to add a vector layer into the raster GeoTIFF image, or
> "burn" a vector overlay into the GeoTIFF pixels, thus changing the
> values of the image pixels underneath the vector lines?
> I may be wrong, but in either case I believe the answer to your question
> is no.
> In the former case, I don't believe GeoTIFF includes support for
> vector layers. (If I'm wrong, I'm sure Frank or others will correct me!)
> In the latter case, a GeoTIFF file could certainly support
> the newly created image, but I don't believe the OGR or GDAL utilities
> a tool to rasterize a vector layer and then merge the new pixels into the
> image raster. Other applications DO provide that functionality, though, so
> this is what you're seeking, let us know.
> What format is your coastline vector data?
I want to rasterize line vectors and merge
them into the geotiff.
I can pretty much export/import vectors in any format.
GMT can do overlays like this, but then I end up
with postcript instead of geotiff.
What other applications do you suggest?
Are they scriptable?