PyDays Vienna 2017

Hey there,

I am pleased to share the following announcement on behalf of the PyDays Vienna team with you:

Dear Pythonistas,

we are happy to announce the very first edition of PyDays Vienna!

5-6 May 2017 · FH Technikum Wien · talks/workshops/sprints · social events · free entry!

PyDays Vienna is:

  • a regional Python event organized by

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Happy Birthday GIS-Blog.com !

Dear GIS-Blog.com Followers!
It’s January once again and GIS-Blog.com is celebrating its second birthday!
We would like to thank you for all your visits, views, clicks and comments and we are looking forward to the year 2017 which will bring the following new features:

  • Sentinel-2 Gallery with processed Sentinel-2 scenes: We

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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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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. 🙂 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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