[Thuban-list] projections and conversions
jan-oliver.wagner at intevation.de
Tue Jun 6 09:53:28 CEST 2006
On Sunday 04 June 2006 22:58, Amagine wrote:
> Just new to Thuban, looks promising!
> I am curious about the projections data base.
> What is the file format for producing these projections?
Not exactly sure what you mean. Thuban uses Proj which in turn
contains the EPSG codes which are converted by a small script into
a XML format for use by Thuban.
> For my area I require NAD83 UTM Zone 9 (northern hemisphere) BC
> Albers Equal projection.
> I am also curious about converting my database of shapefile gis maps
> into gml/xml format, is this possible in Thuban?
If GDAL/OGR can write gml, then in principle it is possible to have
Thuban do this using the GDAL/OGR Extension. But a bit of programming would
However, there is also the ogr2ogr command line tool coming withg GDAL/OGR.
This might probably the best option for yoir file format conversion.
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