ee.FeatureCollection.filterBounds

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Shortcut to filter a collection by intersection with geometry. Items in the collection with a footprint that fails to intersect the given geometry will be excluded.

This is equivalent to this.filter(ee.Filter.bounds(...)).

Returns the filtered collection.

UsageReturns
FeatureCollection.filterBounds(geometry)Collection
ArgumentTypeDetails
this: collectionCollectionThe Collection instance.
geometryComputedObject|FeatureCollection|GeometryThe geometry, feature or collection to intersect with.

Examples

Code Editor (JavaScript)

// FeatureCollection of global power plants.
var powerPlants = ee.FeatureCollection('WRI/GPPD/power_plants');

// FeatureCollection of counties in Oregon, USA.
var oregonCounties = ee.FeatureCollection('TIGER/2018/States')
                         .filter('STATEFP == "41"');

// Filter global power plants to those that intersect Oregon counties.
var oregonPowerPlants = powerPlants.filterBounds(oregonCounties.geometry());

// Display Oregon power plants on the map.
Map.setCenter(-120.492, 44.109, 6);
Map.addLayer(oregonPowerPlants);