Category Archives: Software release

GRASS 7.0 beta1 is out

After a long wait, GRASS 7.0 beta is out! See here a summary of what is new in this release. Take your time, is is a long list :-). In fact, GRASS 7.0 has been available for some time now … Continue reading

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A new great version of QGIS

Are you one of those people eagerly waiting for all those new features in QGIS that have been mentioned in the last couple of months on various forums and blogs? Well, the waiting is (almost) over. QGIS 2.2 is already … Continue reading

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The all new shiny QGIS 2.0 has arrived

And it is looking great. I have been using the master (development) version for some time now, so I can tell you out of experience that this release rocks! Some of my favourites are the greatly improved map composer, great … Continue reading

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Stable GRASS GIS 6.4.3 released

GRASS GIS 6.4.3 released – Birthday release for 30 years of GRASS GIS on http://grass.osgeo.org

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GRASS GIS 6.4.3 RC4 released

Good news, check it out: http://grass.osgeo.org/news/25/15/GRASS-GIS-6-4-3RC4-released/

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Zotero 4.0 is out

My reference manager of choice, Zotero, just released an update, Zotero 4.0, with loads of new functionality. For the highlights, see here.

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Some cool new features in the upcoming QGIS 2.0

The upcoming QGIS 2.0 will have some really cool and useful new features. Check for example out the latest blog posts by Anita Graser aka Underdark, where she takes you on a tour of all the new features of the … Continue reading

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Update of the r.forestfrag addon for GRASS GIS

Some time ago I came across this post from Sylla Consult about a script to calculate forest fragmentation index suggested by Riitters et al. (2000). Obviously, it can be used for any land cover type, so perhaps landscape fragmentation index … Continue reading

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New release candidate for GRASS 6.4.3 is out

The second release candidate of stable release 6.4.3 is available now. It contains a good number of improvements and especially stability fixes, see here for more details.

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Check out the new Landcover Polygon overlay function in the LecoS QGIS plugin

The author of the QGIS plugin LecoS came up with  a new feature which might come in handy for some of you: a polygon overlay tool. This tool can extract raster values and save them directly to the vector layers … Continue reading

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