[GRASS-user] Cut a floodplain polygon with 1meter wide polygons perpendicular to its river channel

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Mon Oct 15 07:30:35 PDT 2018

On Sun, Oct 14, 2018 at 11:28 PM Shane Carey <careyshan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I need to cut a floodplain polygon into one meter strips which are perpendicular to the river. This needs to be an automated process. Just wondering has anyone ever done this or similar in Grass GIS through python or a bash script?
> The link attached shows two slides. Stage one is the first slide and slide two is what I hope to end up with.
> https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1x7IQ3BJlLLSb6R2atxIIiaeWzyCqCZQ3uWaGPZyo6ds/edit?usp=sharing

This addon seems to do (similar) perpendicular line creation:
  v.civil - Generates a alignment for designing roads, channels, and
ports in civil engineering


Markus Neteler, PhD
http://www.mundialis.de - free data with free software

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