Tag Archives: WorldClim

GRASS gis scripts to import data from Worldclim, CSFR and PISM

I just came across these GRASS GIS scripts by Julien Seguinot to import multiple files from the WorldClim current climate dataset, the  Climate Forecast System Reanalysis (CSFR) data and some other reanalysis data sets. Furthermore, there is a script (r.in.pism) … Continue reading

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Importing WorldClim climate .bil datalayers in GRASS GIS II

I uploaded an update to the R script I posted earlier to import data downloaded from WorldClim into GRASS. The main change is that it unzips and imports one grid at a time into GRASS, thus requiring much less free … Continue reading

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Using DIVA-GIS to create bioclim data layers

Earlier I wrote more about how to calculate bioclim data layers in GRASS GIS. For people that do not use GRASS GIS, it is probably easier to generate these layers in DIVA GIS. You can get DIVA-GIS for free at … Continue reading

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R script to import WorldClim datalayers in GRASS GIS

As I wrote before, you can download monthly climate data layers (rainfall, mean minimum and maximum temperature of the coldest and warmest month respectively) from WorldClim for current and future climate conditions. The latter can only be downloaded in generic … Continue reading

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Importing WorldClim climate .bil datalayers in GRASS GIS

In a previous post I wrote how you can generate bioclimatic data layers based on monthly rainfall and temperature data in GRASS GIS. Monthly climate data for future conditions can be downloaded from WorldClim in generic grid (raster) format only. … 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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