[postgis-devel] function for fishnet or grid

Mike Toews mwtoews at gmail.com
Sat Feb 11 18:08:43 PST 2012

Hi Derek,

I've seen a few methods to do this. See:

Some of these can be adapted to accept a geometry or bounding box,
then return a grid.


On 11 February 2012 01:53, Derek Morgan <jdmorgan at unca.edu> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am interested in creating a fishnet or grid of 30m-by-30m polygons
> for a given area extent.  I was hoping someone of the forum could
> point me in the right direction to do this in PostGIS.  I have PostGIS
> setup and am able to create a function.   So, I was thinking that this
> could be done inside of a function by passing in a given geometry
> (perhaps a bounding box) as a parameter and receiving back a geometry
> object of the grid.
> Thanks,
> Derek
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