[GRASS-user] Using Access .mdb Files

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Tue Jan 11 15:58:33 EST 2011

On Tue, 11 Jan 2011, Adam Dershowitz, Ph.D., P.E. wrote:

> The .mdb file is a proprietary Microsoft Access format.

   Yeah, I know that. We have compliance monitoring data from a client that
we need to translate into our environmental information system. There are
the mdbtools but I've not yet played with them ... successfully.

> Here is some info about importing:
> http://grass.osgeo.org/wiki/Data_formats#MicroSoft_Access
> One option, mentioned there, is to convert it to sqlite then import.
> These might help:
> http://code.google.com/p/mdb-sqlite/
> http://www.sqlite.org/cvstrac/wiki?p=ConverterTools

   Thanks, Adam.


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