Tag Archives: kml

Point coordinates to polygon – part II

In my previous article, I showed how you can convert point coordinates into a polygon vector layer in QGIS. So how about GRASS GIS? Like in my previous post, let’s assume you have a text file with two columns with … Continue reading

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Point coordinates to polygon – part I

Articles about field studies sometimes (but not always unfortunately) contain coordinates delimiting the boundaries of the field study. What if you want to view those boundaries in e.g., Google Earth? In other words, how to create a polygon layer based … Continue reading

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Exporting vector layer as kml in QGIS

In my previous post I described how to export a vector layer from GRASS GIS as kml file. The key was to use the dsco parameter to define the columns that should be used for the Name and Description fields … Continue reading

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Exporting point file as kml in GRASS GIS

The v.out.ogr function in GRASS GIS let you export your vector layer to any format supported by OGR (it is basically an interface to the GDAL/OGR function ogr2ogr). This includes kml files. E.g., v.out.ogr input=labels layer=1 dsn=/home/paulo/test.kml format=KML will export … Continue reading

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A map of Madidi National Park

See The grunts of the jaguar on Forestalis for a nice story by Jeroen van der Horst about his trip in Madidi National Park in Bolivia. I had no clue where to find this park so decided to look it … Continue reading

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