Posts in Category: r

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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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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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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Geoserver REST API via R

Hey there,

I am back from my ‘summer hibernation’ with a tutorial on the Geoserver REST API. This API is  very useful if you want to upload large amounts of data into your geoserver at once. Of course you could use the Geoserver UI, but this allows you only to add

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