[GRASS-user] Topological Trouble

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Mon Sep 1 14:45:45 PDT 2014

On Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 10:32 PM, James Keener <jim at jimkeener.com> wrote:
> 6.4.3 sorry about not including that from the start.
> On August 28, 2014 3:42:45 PM EDT, Markus Neteler <neteler at osgeo.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 1:40 PM, James Keener <jim at jimkeener.com> wrote:
>>>  I'm trying to create a map with isolines for the road-distance places
>>>  are from bus routes.  I was trying to roughly follow
>>> http://jcastellssala.wordpress.com/2012/05/07/basic-network-analysis-with-grass/

(nice tutorial, btw)

Note that their projection is in meters, while...

>>> I am using the following shapefiles in SRID 2272 (NAD83 / Pennsylvania
>>> South (ftUS)):

... your's is in US feet (http://epsg.io/2272).
This affect the threshold you use below:

>>>  So, the first thing I did is import these files:
>>>  Then I connect the stops to the network
>>>>  v.net input=roads points=stops output=network operation=connect
>>>> thresh=500

Note that the threshold is specified in map units (so, here feet in your case).

Sidenote: in GRASS GIS 7 the module is a bit more advanced:

Perhaps (guessing, I didn't have time to test your data), the initial
threshold makes the difference?


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