[postgis-users] Strange ST_Area problem

Eric Ladner eric.ladner at gmail.com
Sat Mar 24 16:19:53 PDT 2012

On Sat, Mar 24, 2012 at 11:06 AM, Stephen Woodbridge
<woodbri at swoodbridge.com> wrote:
> st_area returns in the same units as the input data. So data in 4326 is
> degrees and you numbers are in degrees squared. If you want the number in
> meters or feet then project then into an appropriate UTM or equal area
> projection.

Ah.. that makes sense.  Would EPSG:32230 be appropriate?  (WGS 72, UTM
zone 30N)  I'm dealing with things roughly in the 30.0 to 31.0N range.

> - Steve

Eric Ladner

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