Category archives: Software

New version of Africa Tree Finder on the Google Play Store

Last update on Nov. 7, 2017.

New version of Africa Tree Finder on the Google Play Store

A new version of the Africa Tree Finder is on the Google Play store with lots of improvements and new functionality. Have a look here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.icraf.gsl.africatreefinder&hl=en

ICRAF GeoScience Lab launches new Android App - Africa Tree Finder

Last update on Nov. 23, 2015.

ICRAF GeoScience Lab launches new Android App - Africa Tree Finder

ICRAF Geoscience Lab in partnership with IUCN with funding by DFID have developed a semi offline android [app](https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.icraf.gsl.iucn.treespecieslocator "Africa Tree Finder"), that can be used by extension officers, foresters, ecologist and farmers to help identify suitable tree species for their surrounding. The ...

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R seminar series: Seminar 8

Last update on March 27, 2015.

We have conducted 8 R Brown-bag seminars till now. This week we decided to revisit some of the examples shown in previous seminars, participants were asked to write code in RStudio and show results (code writing practice session).  

See the presentation of seminar 8 below  


Data used in this seminar is available here and source ...

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Aerial images from Kenya georeferenced by the ICRAF GeoScience Lab

Last update on Feb. 11, 2015.

Aerial images from Kenya georeferenced by the ICRAF GeoScience Lab

During the "Kenya Landuse Change" project conducted by the Climate Change Unit at ICRAF, several thousand aerial images were collected from surveys done in 1983 and 2012, respectively. During the last three months, the ICRAF GeoScience Lab has georeferenced this image archive to an accuracy of ~5m or better, with the help of six interns ...

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Want to know what we are up to?

Last update on April 2, 2014.

In the GeoScience Lab we are constantly pushing the envelope on what we do with models and maps. This presentation gives you an idea of what we are up to at the moment:


About the Landscape Portal

Last update on March 5, 2014.

Using GDAL on windows

Last update on Feb. 25, 2014.

Geospatial Data Abstraction Library (GDAL) is powerful library used by major GIS software from QGIS, ArcGIS, Udig even statistical software like R. It has a powerful set of command line tools and interface that can be accessed from variety of programming languages like C++, Java, Python, Perl, C# and Ruby.

When using GDAL on Linux ...

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