Tag: Tutorial

Downloading Sentinel satellite imagery

Sentinel is the buzzword for a series of Earth observation missions like Sentinel-1 (Land and Ocean monitoring,launched in April 2014), Sentinel-2 (land monitoring, launched in June 2015) and…

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…

Routing in QGIS… with OSM

Routing with Google is quite cool as the database/network is probably the best currently available. But the terms of services limit the possible usage. So what about OpenStreetMap?…

Routing in QGIS … with Google

Routing in QGIS was, as far as I know, always dependent on an available network. Either you had some database which was pgrouting enabled, or you had some…

CSV to SHP with Python

Python is a well established script language in the GIS/geodata world. And as a Facebook friend asked how to read csvs with Python I thought about “How to…

D3: My First Webmap

I always watched those stunning examples created with D3 by Mike Bostock, I liked Ralf’s blog posts here and I always thought to myself: get yourself together and…