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Mapping Forest resource assessment 2010 data – part II

I am creating a series of maps based on the Global forest resources assessment 2010 (FRA). A first example is the map below with the forest and woodland cover per country as percentage of the total land area. The pie … Continue reading

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Mapping Forest resource assessment 2010 data – part I

About a year ago I wrote a post about how to make a map showing deforestation rates in Africa based on the Global Forest Assessment 2005 by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation (FAO). The main purpose … Continue reading

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Sampling raster values at point locations in QGIS

Recently I received an excel file with the coordinates of 144 vegetation sample plots, with the request to get the altitude values for the plots. For those with little experience in GIS, this is easy enough in most GIS programs. … Continue reading

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