Proofs of Intro to Spatial Analysis

Proofs of Intro to Spatial Analysis

we received the edited version of our book and are now working through the proofs of the upcoming book "Introduction to Spatial Data Analysis" using mainly QGIS but also introducing the very first steps of spatial programming using R. More details soon once the review...

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Introduction to Spatial Data Analysis submitted

Introduction to Spatial Data Analysis submitted

We finally submitted our getting started book "Introduction to Spatial Data Analysis". Everything a newby needs to know when interested to start working with spatial data raster and vector files as well as in-situ data collection using a GPS. Additionally creating...

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review in Conservation Biology

review in Conservation Biology

a great review has been published in Conservation Biology. It is nicely addressing the scope of the book while also outlining what is missing - we are working on it to include also non-multispectral data - updates soon. see here for the review and other interesting...

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MODIS sinusoidal grid download

MODIS sinusoidal grid download

In Chapter 11 we pointed to the MODIS grid "to identify our tile, we use a shapefile with the MODIS tile system (http://gis.cri.fmach.it/modis-sinusoidal-gis-files, MODIS Sinusoidal GIS SHAPE files) and overlay it onto our study area (Figure 11.3). This shows that we...

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review by Harini Nagendra

review by Harini Nagendra

Review by Harini Nagendra of our book: "This massive guidebook provides an impressive integration of theoretical concepts of remote sensing, GIS and spatial analysis with practical approaches using a number of field examples, available as free datasets for people to...

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review by Allison Leidner, NASA Earth Science Division

review by Allison Leidner, NASA Earth Science Division

"The insights that remote sensing and GIS can provide to ecologists offer an amazing opportunity to advance research, but the learning curve to use such tools can be steep. This book helps the reader wade through what could feel like an overwhelming amount of...

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book review by H. deKlerk

book review by H. deKlerk

“The book is brilliant – a real gem.  It contains some of the best descriptions I’ve seen of planning a GIS/RS research project, steps to follow, statistics and approaches used in species modelling and remote sensing classification. […] I’m definitely going to...

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book finally in store

book finally in store

Our book “Remote Sensing and GIS for Ecologists – Using Open Source software” is now available. First copies arrived and it looks pretty good. Great to have finally a copy on our desks after all the writing, testing and editing! We hope that you enjoy it as much as we...

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updated RStoolbox version 0.1.4

updated RStoolbox version 0.1.4

The RStoolbox R package has been updated after some testing in courses and by colleagues. Please update your package using update.packages() or install the RStoolbox again. New functions are: new function `validateMap()` for assessing map accuracy separately from...

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First copies arrived

First copies arrived

The first copy of our book arrived today and it looks pretty good. Great to have finally a copy on our desks after all the writing, testing and editing! We hope that you enjoy it as much as we do and that it helps you to work with remote sensing and GIS in your research topics.

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