Introduction to GRASS GIS

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Description: 
Seminar presented at Geostat2011, Landau, Germany - Objective: Introduction to GRASS GIS: from history and background to statistical modules and GRASS+R - General description: The tutorial will begin with a general introduction to GRASS with a few exercises to get familiar with GRASS. Emphasis will be put on some important concepts of GRASS: locations, computational regions and vector topology. The amount of exercises will then increase from session to session, ending with GRASS – R interaction. - Required back-ground knowledge: GIS and spatial data processing, statistics. - Software / R packages required: GRASS 6.4.1, 6.4.2 or 6.5, R stats.
Author(s): 
Markus Neteler and Markus Metz
Affiliation: 
Fondazione Edmund Mach, Italy
Contact Email: 
Keywords: 

GRASS GIS, R, geostatistics, raster analysis, vector data, image processing

License: 
CC-Attribution Share Alike (by-sa)
Target Audience: 
Graduate Students
Intermediate GIS Users
Advanced GIS Users
Language: 
English
Software: 
GRASS GIS, http://grass.osgeo.org/
R-stats, http://www.r-project.org/
Publish on OSGeo: 
Yes
Source Format: 
PDF
Date Published: 
12 Aug 2011
Additional Comments: 
Course page: http://geostat-course.org/Topic_NetelerMetz_2011 -- Tutors' page: http://gis.cri.fmach.it/
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