Article Tag: Shapely

Shapely example: Where to build cell-towers?


Posted on 2024-01-27, by Racum. Tags: GIS Python GeoJSON Shapely

This is a fun example of how to use Shapely to solve geographical problems. On this article I show how to cover a polygon with circles in a hexagonal pattern.

Converting projections on Shapely


Posted on 2023-12-24, by Racum. Tags: GIS Python GeoJSON Shapely

Sometimes when dealing with coordinates, you may need to work in meters instead of degrees, but, since we don’t live in a flat earth, the calculation is not trivial. Thankfully, there are tools to help with the conversions.