1

Does anyone know the SRID for an equal area projection that is suitable for Finland?

1

You could try ESRI:102013 it is the Europe Equal Albers Area. Kind of like the USGS albers projection but for Europe. I would be concerned than Finland is on the geographic fringes and actually into the polar regions and this is better suited for mid-latitude Europe.

An non-ESRI definition appears to exist. EPSG:3035.

  • Thanks, this was helpful. However, note that ESRI:102013 and EPSG:3035 are actually different - the former is the Albers Equal Area as you point out, but the latter is the Lambert Azimuthal Equal Area. Will go with EPSG:3035. – Neil Nov 10 '14 at 18:46
  • You are correct. I made it sound like they are two version of the same thing but one is albers and one in Lambert. I agree go with 3035. – If you do not know- just GIS Nov 10 '14 at 19:12

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.