Google Maps image downloaded with R

Plot Google Maps images in R using geocoding {dismo}

Hello there!
It’s been a while, but after a short creative break I am back with an exciting new tutorial: Plotting google maps images in R using geocoding with the help of the {dismo} package.

{dismo} is actually a package for Species Distribution Modeling but it also includes a function that

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GIS related Webinars – Overview

Hey out there!
Today I would like to give you an overview on upcoming and (free) available webinars for GIS, Web mapping and R.

Webinars are very useful to get new insights into new software and developments. Usually they are held by professionals and developers and after each webinar session you

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Sentinel 1-B Launch - Image by ESA

Sentinel 1-B Launch: Watch Live!

Hey there! There is some exciting news about the Sentinel Satellites:

The second in the two-satellite Sentinel-1 radar mission is set for launch from French Guiana on 22 April at 21:02 GMT (23:02 CEST) and you can watch it live on the official ESA stream!!For those of you who want get

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Benchmark R vs. Python vs. GDAL

Benchmark: R vs. Python Rasterio vs. GDAL

Hey there!
Today I would like to do a small comparsion between three raster processing tools:
R, Python (rasterio) and GDAL.
When I started with GIS and raster processing, I didn’t really pay much attention to the performance of the scripts I wrote and tools I used. But now, working

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