QGIS 3.0 released!

The waiting is over! QGIS 3.0 is officially out.

Compared to QGIS 2.x, there are substantial changes under the hood of the popular GIS. For example QGIS now works with Python 3 and Qt 5.
One of the biggest novelties for me is the fully integrated 3D environment.

There are so

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Pipes in R {magrittr}

Dear all,

back in 2014, Hadley Wickham’s dplyr tutorial at useR!2014 drew a lot of attention to the %>% (pipe) operator from the magrittr package. While the pipe operator is an essential part of the tidyverse workflow, and is thus well-known to users of packages belonging to the umbrella of

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Natural Hazard blog of the EGU NH division is online

Dear all,

in late December, the new blog of the Natural Hazards Division of the European Geoscience Union was officially introduced.

The blog is maintained on a voluntary basis by the Natural Hazards Early Career Scientist Team (NhET).

The blog is intended to feature posts on topics related to natural hazards, open discussions,

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Nearest Neighbour Search for Spatial Points in R

Dear all,

I just came across a very useful, fast and efficient function for matching points in one data frame to their nearest neighbours in another data frame. Of course, I’d like to share my newly acquired pearls of wisdom with you.

I’d like to outline the problem definition by providing a

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How to Speed up QGIS (Rendering)

Hey there,

when working with very large vector or raster files then it can often take some time for the rendering process – and that’s usually annoying!
So, here are some tips for you, how to speed up your QGIS.

 

1. Enable multi-threaded rendering:

Modern CPUs are multi-core processors. QGIS uses by default

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