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Gaia is a geospatial analysis library jointly developed by Kitware and Epidemico.
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Update crop functions to handle partial and null intersection cases
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Gaia is a geospatial utilities plugin for Girder, jointly developed by Kitware and Epidemico. It provides data processing, transformation, and analysis capabilities specifically targeted for spatial datasets. Gaia is built on top of popular open source packages such as GDAL and GeoPandas. It will fetch data from multiple sources such as files and databases.


Documentation for Gaia can be found at


System dependencies (Ubuntu):

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install python-dev libgdal-dev libblas-dev liblapack-dev libatlas-base-dev gfortran

System dependencies (OS X):

brew install gdal --with-postgresql

Gaia install:

# The following 2 lines may or may not be necessary depending on your system:
export CPLUS_INCLUDE_PATH=/usr/include/gdal
export C_INCLUDE_PATH=/usr/include/gdal

pip install -r requirements.txt
pip install -r requirements-dev.txt
pip install -e .

# Installation issues - Ubuntu:
You may run into cpl_port.h No such file or directory. Do the following:
sudo apt-get install libgdal-dev
export CPLUS_INCLUDE_PATH=/usr/include/gdal
export C_INCLUDE_PATH=/usr/include/gdal


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