[GRASS-user] Re: Projection problems with EU soil data [SOLVED]

Francesco P. Lovergine frankie at debian.org
Sat Dec 4 20:15:58 EST 2010

On Fri, Dec 03, 2010 at 11:51:06AM +0100, Francesco P. Lovergine wrote:
> The ESDB data here available:
> http://eusoils.jrc.ec.europa.eu/ESDB_Archive/ESDB_Data_Distribution/ESDB_data.html
> still have a peculiar LAEA projection with spherical ellipsoid as 
> explained here:
> http://eusoils.jrc.ec.europa.eu/gisco_dbm/dbm/home.htm 
> (see The Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area projection)
> and indeed this is the output of ogrinfo about them:

I finally found that the accompanying .prj are simply outdated.
The projection used adopts a GRS80 ellipsoid as in ETRS89, but still
use the same parameters for the rest.


Francesco P. Lovergine

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