Geomatics for biodiversity
Online resources for geomatics in ecology and biology
Home of the popular ArcGIS and Arc/Info software.
is a free, open source GIS program working under Windows, MacOS X and Linux. It can be highly customized with Python scripts and can be used to call GRASS functions. It works with rasters and vectors and can work seamlessly with shapefiles and multiple other file formats.
is another free, open source GIS program working under Windows, MacOS and Linux. It has a very extensive list of modules for vector and raster processing and analysis. A large number of add-ons
can extend the capabilities of GRASS
An open source software for remote sensing image processing also available from within the QGIS Processing toolbox.
Online spatial data
is a federal, provincial and territorial government initiative to supply geospatial data to Canadians. It provides free access to multiple GIS-ready vector and raster maps, including: SPOT satellite coverage over all of Canada, elevation data, national hydrology and road networks.
is a geospatial data portal operated by Natural Resources Canada that provides free access to GIS maps. Examples include NTS 1:50,000 and 1:250,000 vector and raster maps, digital elevation model over Canada, satellite data and land cover data.
GADM database of Global Administrative Areas
is a spatial database containing administrative boundaries of the word (countries, provinces, etc.). The files are even available as RData files for use in R with the 'sp' package.
contains digital elevation models for the entire globe.
USGS Earth Explorer
is a mega geospatial data depot where you can download, among other things, Landsat
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