Orfeo ToolBox (OTB) is an open source project for state-of-the-art remote sensing. Built on the shoulders of the open-source geospatial community, it can process high resolution optical, multispectral and radar images at the terabyte scale. A wide variety of applications are available: from ortho-rectification or pansharpening, all the way to classification, SAR processing, and much … More Orfeo Toolbox (OTB): A powerful open source box for RS applications
After the “What is NDVI?” post I decided to create a Python Script for NDVI. This script works with a *.tif NIR band and a *.tif RED band and gives as output a new NDVI image in *.tif format. To run this script, it’s important the name of the RED band to be “red.tif“, the name of … More NDVI Python Script
NDVI or Normalized Difference Vegetation Index is a simple graphical indicator that can be used to analyze remote sensing measurements, typically but not necessarily from a space platform, and assess whether the target being observed contains live green vegetation or not. NDVI maps are being used in agriculture (precision agriculture), forestry, ecology and more. Healthy vegetation (or chlorophyll) … More What is NDVI?
A time zone is a region that observes a uniform standard time for legal, commercial, and social purposes. Time zones tend to follow the boundaries of countries and their subdivisions because it is convenient for areas in close commercial or other communication to keep the same time. Most of the time zones on land are … More Time Zones..
Hello world!! In this post you are going to take a look how to create vintage maps. Everyone would like to have one, so why shouldn’t you make it on your own? At first you will need to download QGIS from the official site. It’s for all OS’s (Linux, Windows, Mac OS). QGIS is a … More How to create a vintage map in QGIS
GRASS GIS, commonly referred to as GRASS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System), is a free and open source Geographic Information System (GIS) software suite used for geospatial data management and analysis, image processing, graphics and maps production, spatial modeling, and visualization. GRASS GIS is currently used in academic and commercial settings around the world, as … More 30 Years with GRASS GIS!!
A few months ago, in Shenzhen, China, a huge disaster happened. Shenzhen is in the south of China. Dust and ashes could be seen rising from the buildings collapsing as the landslide rushes down a hill. The death toll is 69 with 8 people reported missing. It was an industrial accident due to human negligence rather … More Landslide in Shenzhen, China 21-12-2015