Ed Odom
Senior Software Developer, SAS R&D

Ed has worked at SAS since 1994, and has been an integral part of the mapping group ever since. Prior to his career as a developer at SAS he was a civil engineer and land surveyor. He first used SAS in 1979 as an engineering student at N.C. State University.

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SGMAP: Using MAPIMPORT for Polygon Maps

An earlier SGMAP blog used the BUBBLE statement to overlay point data on top of an Open Street Map. However, not all map features are points. Some are enclosed areas called polygons. Some map polygons share common borders such as states and counties. Others are separate, non-contiguous regions such as national parks