Category:Remote sensing and image processing with open source software

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Introduction

With the widespread availability of satellite and aircraft remote sensing data there is need in capacity building in key technology of image processing while avoid purchasing expensive software licenses and use software that run on any standard Personal Computer.

The main objective of the course is to give a compact and practical introduction to the geospatial software platform QGIS for applications using remote sensing data. Coverage of theoretical background of remote sensing is given at the beginning of every computer lab. The combined lecture and lab makes the student familiar with principles of digital image processing and GIS integration, with a focus on applications in forestry and ecology. Practical software training is given expecting students to learn problem solving in the field of geospatial processing. Students are encouraged to use and and install the software on own laptops.


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Software

We use the software QGIS LTR 2.18.18 "Las Palmas" with integrated GDAL 2.2.4, Orfeo ToolBox 5.0, GRASS GIS 7.4.0, SAGA LTR 2.3.2 and R 3.4.4.

Qgis Logo.png Gdal logo.png LogoOTB.png Grasslogo vector big.png Saga gis logo.png Rlogo-1.png

Conventions

In the articles related to the tutorial, several conventions are used to indicate certain items and actions:

  • rivers.shp - A file or directory name
  • Enter - A key on the keyboard, or a button on the QGIS GUI
  • Text you type - Text you type or select in a drop-down-box
  • Menu --> Item - an item you find in a pull-down menu on the QGIS GUI

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