Austria SRTM

Download SRTM for an entire country

Happy new year 2017!

It’s January 1st and I made the new years resolution to post more this year. ūüôā So here is a short tutorial on how to download SRTM (Shuttle Radar Topography Mission) 90m resolution data (3 arc seconds) for an entire country using the {raster} and {rgeos}

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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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Raster Info Tool based on Shiny R

Dear GIS enthusiasts!

As you already know, R is my favourite tool to work with spatial (raster) data. In some situations however, I am forced to move to a GIS desktop softwarer (à la QGIS) to get some basic information on my raster file. Since switching inbetween two softwares is annoying

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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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