Extended documentation and tips for the GDAL and OGR end user utilities
- GdalMerge - mosaic a set of images
- GdalTranslate- for converting rasters to other formats
- GdalWarp - transforming (projecting) rasters to different coordinate systems
- Gdal2Tiles - creates a TMS tile structure, KML SuperOverlay and simple html files with viewers
- Raster Processing Tutorial - A one hour tutorial on GDAL raster processing utilities.
- Raster and vector processing with GDAL - 4h workshop given initially at FOSS4G Europe 2015
- OgrInfo - report information on vector files (feature type, projection, schema, etc.)
- GdalGrid - create a regular grid (raster) from the scattered data read from OGR source
- ReadInZip - reading a GDAL dataset in a .gz file or a .zip archive
- ogr2gui - a windows only gui similar to ogr2ogr
- JPEG2000 utilities - Documentation of validate_jp2.py, dump_jp2.py and build_jp2_from_xml.py scripts
- Dan's GDAL scripts - a collection of GDAL-compatible utilities & alternative implementations of gdal tools.
- Let's Get Parallel - Tools and opportunities for end-user parallel raster & geometry processing - presentation from FOSS4G Europe 2015.
External User contributed documentation and tips for the GDAL and OGR end user utilities
- GDAL raster data tips and tricks
- OGR vector data tips and tricks
- Creating super-overlays with gdal2tiles by Mano Marks presents usage of gdalinfo, gdal_translate and gdalwarp
- Making geospatial PDF maps from OSM with GDAL (pdf)
- GeoTiff - the most versatile format for geo-referenced rasters (images)
- OGC Web Map Service WMS - a collection of service description XML files
- Shapefiles - about the ESRI Shapefile format
GDAL/OGR docs in PDF
This is an end-user framework built around GDAL for huge rasters. It organises national/continental-scale tiled parallel GDAL operations efficiently. It allows structured re-use of optimal GDAL configurations.
- Rbuild & GDAL presentation from FOSS4G2013. Includes notes on storage & performance efficiency in GDAL.
- Git repository.
- Demonstration project.
- A tool that compiles Excel spreadsheet descriptions into efficient gdal_calc raster algebra.
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