[GRASSLIST:3151] [Fwd: New User Creating first Location]

drew einhorn drew at technteach.com
Tue Apr 13 20:47:04 EDT 2004

Ooops, I sent this to grass at baylor.edu instead of grasslist at baylor.edu.
No wonder no one answered.

-----Forwarded Message-----
> From: drew einhorn <drew at technteach.com>
> To: grass at baylor.edu
> Subject: New User Creating first Location
> Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2004 05:02:12 -0600
> Hi,
> I'm working on getting a copy fo the Open Source GIS book.
> In the meantime I'm trying to get by with the documentation
> I can find online.
> When creating a new location I am asked to 
>     Enter Zone:
> This is not mentioned in any of the tutorial I have found so far.
> If I control-c past this I'm asked to set up my default region,
> but I'm not clear on the units to use when filling out this form.
> The region resolution makes sense, but it seems that you only want
> it to apply to the layers involved in a computational model.
> For other layers: doq, drg, etc. I would want to keep the full
> resolution of the source.  Because I want use them to paint a
> background image once the computation is done.  When reviewing
> the results I want to focus on particular subregions, between the
> river and the highway, north of this and south of that.  This
> is easiest using a "full resolution" background image. 
drew einhorn <drew at technteach.com>
Technology and Teaching

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