This tutorial will introduce you to the GDAL command line tools.
is a translator library for raster geospatial data formats that is released
under an X/MIT style Open Source license by the Open Source Geospatial
Foundation. As a library, it presents a single abstract data model to the
calling application for all supported formats. It also comes with a variety of
useful commandline utilities for data translation and processing. See for more info: http://www.gdal.org
After this course you will be able to:
exercises GDAL needs to be installed, preferably using the OSGEO4W distribution
package. If you have installed QGIS, the OSGEO4W distribution is already there.
GDAL website: http://www.gdal.org
OSGEO4W website: http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo4w/
roads.shp: road map from OpenStreetMap (http://openstreetmap.org)
srtm_37_02.tif: tile of a Digital Elevation Model (DEM) from the Shuttle Radar
Topography Mission (SRTM) (http://www2.jpl.nasa.gov/srtm/)
of Dutch communities, freely available from CBS (Statistics Netherlands) and
Locations.csv: table with object locations.
landuse.zip: contains land-use time series in IDRISI format.