[Numpy-discussion] python geospatial package?

Vincent Schut schut@sarvision...
Thu Feb 23 03:14:56 CST 2012


On 02/22/2012 10:45 PM, Chao YUE wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Is anyone using some python geospatial package that can do jobs like
> intersection, etc.  the job is like you automatically extract a region
> on a global map etc.
>
> thanks and cheers,
>
> Chao

Chao,

shapely would do this, though I found it had a bit of a steep learning 
curve. Or you could go the gdal/ogr way, which uses the geos library 
under the hood (if present) to do geometrical operations like 
intersections etc.

cheers,
Vincent.

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