change_vector_analysis_angle_magnitude_tasseledCap_Wegmann_www.book.ecosens.org_2016

The RStoolbox R package has been updated after some testing in courses and by colleagues. Please update your package using update.packages() or install the RStoolbox again. New functions are: new function validateMap() for assessing map accuracy separately from model fitting, e.g. after majority or MMU filtering new function getValidation() to extract specific validation results of… Read More


land_cover_change_vector_NEW_Wegmann_Leutner_www_remote-sensing_eu_Ecology_Book

We explained in our book “Remote Sensing and GIS for Ecologists – Using Open Source Software” among other change detection methods also the change vector analysis practically using the rasterCVA() command in the RStoolbox package, as well as outlined the approach graphically. During my last lecture on temporal and spatial remote sensing approaches I realized… Read More


RS_GIS_Ecology_Book_Wegmann_Leutner_Dech_ad

Our book “Remote Sensing and GIS for Ecologists – Using Open Source software” will soon be available. We worked through the 3rd proof and fixed all remaining issues. Looking forward to the printed version. The book offers a great overview of Remote Sensing applications using Open Source software, mainly R but also QGIS and provides… Read More


RemoteSensing_GIS_Ecologists_book_wegmann_leutner_dech_proof_pdf2

The copy-edited proof of our book “Remote Sensing and GIS for Ecologists – Using Open Source software” is finally done and we just need to fix some issues with the image colouring. We are positive that the printed version will be available later in October or early November. Also the package “RStoolbox” which is used… Read More


RStoolbox_RemoteSensing_Ecology_Benjamin_Leutner

We are happy to announce the initial release of our *RStoolbox* package. The package has been developed by our PhD student Benjamin Leutner and will be used extensively in the upcoming book “Remote Sensing and GIS for Ecologists – Using Open Source software“. RStoolbox provides various tools for remote sensing data analysis and is now… Read More