[OSGeo-Discuss] New stable release: GRASS GIS 7.0.0

Jeff McKenna jmckenna at gatewaygeomatics.com
Mon Feb 23 07:51:06 PST 2015

I second Venka's thanks.  Thank you to everyone on the GRASS team!


On 2015-02-22 5:51 PM, Markus Neteler wrote:
> Press release
> The GRASS GIS Development team has announced the release of the new
> major version GRASS GIS 7.0.0. This version provides many new
> functionalities including spatio-temporal database support, image
> segmentation, estimation of evapotranspiration and emissivity from
> satellite imagery, automatic line vertex densification during
> reprojection, more LIDAR support and a strongly improved graphical
> user interface experience. GRASS GIS 7.0.0 also offers significantly
> improved performance for many raster and vector modules: "Many
> processes that would take hours now take less than a minute, even on
> my small laptop!" explains Markus Neteler, the coordinator of the
> development team composed of academics and GIS professionals from
> around the world. The software is available for Linux, MS-Windows, Mac
> OSX and other operating systems.
> Detailed announcement and software download:
> http://grass.osgeo.org/news/42/15/GRASS-GIS-7-0-0/
> The Geographic Resources Analysis Support System
> (http://grass.osgeo.org/), commonly referred to as GRASS GIS, is an
> Open Source Geographic Information System providing powerful raster,
> vector and geospatial processing capabilities in a single integrated
> software suite. GRASS GIS includes tools for spatial modeling,
> visualization of raster and vector data, management and analysis of
> geospatial data, and the processing of satellite and aerial imagery.
> It also provides the capability to produce sophisticated presentation
> graphics and hardcopy maps. GRASS GIS has been translated into about
> twenty languages and supports a huge array of data formats. It can be
> used either as a stand-alone application or as backend for other
> software packages such as QGIS and R geostatistics. It is distributed
> freely under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL). GRASS
> GIS is a founding member of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation
> (OSGeo).

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