Open source goodness! RQGIS

From an announcement from the QGIS mailing list: RQGIS has released a new version of RQGIS! RQGIS establishes an interface between R and QGIS, i.e. it allows the user to access the QGIS geoalgorithms from within R. With the new release, it is possible to run the most recent QGIS releases (>=2.18.2) with RQGIS. RQGIS […] … Continue reading Open source goodness! RQGIS

Community Thanks

Who are your Free (open) Software heroes? This was a question asked last October as part of the Linux Voice podcast. The full series of responses can be found here: and it's well worth a read. This got me thinking about who has influenced me most in my use of open source and open data. The … Continue reading Community Thanks

ARCSI processing

At the end of 2014 I had some time to investigate a brilliant open software project developed out of Aberystwyth University called ARCSI. Some of my notes can be found on my technical blog (, along with links to the official documentation. I hope that everything in the blog post is correct (the instructions worked for … Continue reading ARCSI processing