Tag Archives: species distribution modeling

Integrating Maxent, R and GRASS GIS

The maximum-entropy (Maxent) methods is one of the most widely used approaches for species habitat modelling. It has its own dedicated software, the Maxent software (written in java and therefore cross-platform). The software is easy to use and includes fairly … Continue reading

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R/GRASS connection: more than the sum of its parts

GRASS GIS is a very powerfull GIS offering an extensive set of tools for geospatial data management and analysis, image processing, and spatial modeling. The possibility to directly interact with R further improves the geospatial analysis capabilities of GRASS (see … Continue reading

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Calculating bioclim variables in GRASS GIS

A script is provided to calculate Bioclim variables in GRASS GIS on Linux using monthly temperature and rainfall data. Continue reading

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