2011_COS326_Prac5 - School of Information Technology...

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School of Information Technology Department of Computer Science COS 326 – Database Systems Practical 2: Geospatial databases Practical Date: 2 September 2011 (Friday) For additional help it is recommended that you read the following: PostGIS online manual, http://www.postgis.org/documentation/manual-1.5/ . Read section 1, 4, 7 and 8. The Getting Started With PostGIS: An almost Idiot's Guide http://www.bostongis.com/PrinterFriendly.aspx?content_name=postgis_tut01 and http://www.bostongis.com/PrinterFriendly.aspx?content_name=postgis_tut02 . This practical will count for marks!! Pre-practical setup: The data we will be using for this practical can be found on the can be found on the CS ftp site under Courses\COS 326\World.zip. The World.zip file contains the following shapefiles: File Name Description admin02.shp The administrative boundaries represent the regions that together make up a country. cities.shp
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