[GRASS5] Re: vector point dataset

Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Thu Nov 18 10:54:31 EST 2004

On Thu, Nov 18, 2004 at 09:29:54AM +1100, Gordon Keith wrote:
> > >> A typical use for me, would be taking 120,000,000 point elevations and
> > >> building a DEM. I have mainly used GMT for this, so hope to simply
> > >> import the GMT netCDF grids (so far unsuccesfully)
> I've basically given up on creating the DEM in GRASS and do all the work in 
> MBSystem, which generates GMT format grids.
> I haven't been able to import GMT netCDF grids (haven't really tried) but have 
> no trouble importing grids in what MBSystem describes as 
> "GMT format id 1: Native binary single precision floats in scanlines with 
> leading grd header" using 'r.in.bin -hf'. I think MBSystem also describes 
> this format as "binary file (GMT version 1 GRD file)".
> I'm not real familiar with GMT, but this might be of help to you.

Did you try a fresh GDAL (r.in.gdal then)?
 "This driver is primarily intended to provide a mechanism for grid interchange with the GMT package".


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