Introduction to GRASS GIS
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.