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English to Spanish translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering / geography, environment, mapping
English term or phrase:transect
Used in sampling of areas within the GIS (Geographical Information System: see word in caps:
"The linear sampling design tools allow you to create sample points at equidistant locations along a linear polygon, create TRANSECTS along the polygon, create TRANSECTS along the linear polygon and set points on those TRANSECTS, and create polygons at equal intervals along the linear polygon with random points within the created polygons"