Lesson 1 overview

In this lesson we will introduce a spatial data model (geometric objects) and some basics of how spatial data can be manipulated in pure Python.

  1. Geometric Objects - Spatial Data Model

Assignment 1

The assignment will be announced in Moodle

Learning goals

After this lesson you should:
  • know what kind of geometric objects are available

  • know how to create different kind of geometries using Shapely

  • know how to read coordinates from a file and create Points based on those


This lesson reuses materials from Henrikki Tenkanen from the University of Helsinki, under CC-BY-SA from from AutoGIS GitHub repository.