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Getting the statistics of raster with GDAL

GDAL is a powerful geospatial processing library that backups many of the geospatial software you are using. The full list can be found here.

In this post, we will look at a very basic example of reading the raster file including all the bands and looping through the bands to get the statistics (Minimum, … CONTINUE READING

Intricacies of implementing an ITU-T X.1303 Cross-Agency Situational-Awareness Platform in Maldives, Myanmar, and the Philippines

Maldives, Myanmar, and the Philippines are vulnerable to natural disasters. Sendai Framework of Action calls for risk reduction by implementing early warning systems. A prevailing challenge is for authorities to coordinate warnings across disparate communication systems and autonomous organizations. Cross-Agency Situational-Awareness platforms and the ITU-T X.1303 Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) interoperable data standards present themselves … CONTINUE READING

Installing GDAL on Ubuntu

GDAL is a very useful library if you are especially into geoprocessing. GDAL can be used with a number of raster and vector formats and offers different functionalities to perform different analysis with those data. GDAL can even be used with PostgreSQL/PostGIS, Oracle Spatial etc. which is awesome.

The latest version of GDAL (or any … CONTINUE READING

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