Raster to Vector Conversion

Producer Field Guide

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Producer Field Guide
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Producer

A raster layer can be converted to a vector layer and used as another layer in a vector database. The figure below illustrates a thematic file in raster format (left image) that has been converted to vector format (right image).

Raster Format Converted to Vector Format

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Most commonly, thematic raster data rather than continuous data are converted to vector format, since converting continuous layers may create more vector features than are practical or even manageable.