Tag Archives: mapping

Add geometry values to vector layer in GRASS GIS

In my previous post I explained how to add geometry values to the attribute table of a vector map in QGIS. You can do the same in GRASS GIS. It is slightly more complicated (don’t worry, it is still easy … Continue reading

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QGIS symbology set

If you are planning to make (nice looking) maps, you might want to check out QGIS. It amongst others offers a lot of options and flexibility to make your own symbols (see e.g., this blog for a nice example). But … Continue reading

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Creating a map using the command line

Although I like to carry out GIS analyses using the command line interface (CLI), creating maps is something I still tend to do using the graphical interface (GUI). And most of the time that makes perfect sense to me, creating … Continue reading

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Atlas of potential vegetation of Ethiopia

In July this year a new vegetation map of Ethiopia was published by the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters (Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab).     The atlas is based on many years of field work by the … Continue reading

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