Tag: how-to

Observing deforestation with Sentinel-1

While preparing for an upcoming presentation at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) I came across a topic that I thought might make an interesting blog…

Extracting information from Sentinel-1

SAR images can see through clouds and in darkness, and are therefore very useful for operational monitoring of our seas. Detecting ships, icebergs, wind patterns, and oil spills…

What is better: a map or a picture?

I was reading an article entitled “China, the megalopolis of 110 million inhabitants that impresses the world” on a popular online journal (see article) and after a dozen…

Raster Comparison using ArcGIS

In one of the biggest groups of geoscientists in Germany, Austria and Switzerland  the question arose how to do a raster comparison in ArcGIS. I’ve already mentioned some…

From CSV To Heatmap With Leaflet

There are so many applications out there but they probably share one thing: export your data as a XXX-delimited table. And it’s also very easy to create a…

QGIS 2.2 on Ubuntu Trusty Tahr 14.04

QGIS on Ubuntu Trusty Tahr I’ve have started working nearly 100%, outside of work, in Ubuntu.  I was running Ubuntu 13.10 so naturally I decided to upgrade to 14.04.  My experience…

Install QGIS 2.0 on Ubuntu

Today QGIS 2.0 was officially released and we will come up with several tutorials in the next weeks. First of all: the installation. As we are fans of…