Tag: Raster

RASTER DATA: The Python developers’ playing ground

RASTER DATA: The Python developers’ playing ground

Data, Learning GIS, Opensource, Tutorial
In your Geospatial python scripting endeavors, you are more than likely to manipulate various GIS raster data formats. Basically raster data is a combination of valued cells organized in rows and columns. It is this difference in resolution compared to other digital images that allows Python to exploit information that is very important in analysis of raster images. For example, the various bands of a multi-band image vary in wavelength which gives a developer the ability to extract very meaningful information. Scientific computation algorithms have now matured enough to process all GIS raster data formats that are currently available. Below are the raster data formats that you can process using Python programming language: TIFF (GeoTIFF) TIFF stands for Tagged Image File Form...