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All Topics | Topic "adding the GIS layer"
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Miss jia yalin

Subject: adding the GIS layer   
Posted: 5/11/2018 Viewed: 267 times

When the study area is delimited,and adding the GIS layer, the added raster or vector position data belongs to which coordinate system?
Mr. Ahmid Nacereddine

Subject: Re: adding the GIS layer   
Posted: 5/13/2018 Viewed: 253 times
hello, I think it's UTM I try to add rester image but I use Universal Maps Downloader with google earth and it's work I wish that will help you.
Ms. Stephanie Galaitsi

Subject: Re: adding the GIS layer   
Posted: 5/14/2018 Viewed: 242 times
Hi,

WEAP's default projection is the World Coordinate System WGS 1984. However, you can change the projection for your area. I recommend doing this before you build any WEAP nodes in your model. You start by deleting all the pre-loaded shapefiles until you have one left (WEAP wants you to have at least one shapefile) and then uploading your shapefile with your preferred projection. You won't see it, but you will be able to delete the other shapefile.

As soon as you do that, WEAP assumes your new projection. You may need to reset the area boundaries around your new shapefile.

If you had already built WEAP nodes before changing the projection, you will have to reproject the shape file that displays those elements in the new the projection. It will be in the WEAP Areas folder for your model.

Mr. Jack Sieber

Subject: Re: adding the GIS layer   
Posted: 5/16/2018 Viewed: 239 times
See the WEAP Help topic on Background Maps for more information: http://www.weap21.org/WebHelp/Background_Layers.htm



Miss jia yalin

Subject: Re: adding the GIS layer   
Posted: 5/21/2018 Viewed: 223 times
thank you
Topic "adding the GIS layer"