Linking Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing and Other Command Line Tools

Functions to simplify the linking of open source GIS and remote sensing related command line interfaces.

Provides functions to simplify the linking of the most important GIS/RS and image analysis command line tools to R. It focus 'Linux' and 'WindowsX' operating systems but nevertheless it should also work with 'OSX'.

For installation use devtools::install_github().

devtools::install_github("gisma/link2GI", ref = "master")

If you want to install all dependencies use:

devtools::install_github("gisma/link2GI", ref = "master", dependencies = TRUE, force = TRUE)


link2GI 0.2-1


  • fix github issues #2 #3 #5

link2GI 0.2-0


  • fix several small bugs

link2GI 0.1-0

  • Initial release

Reference manual

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0.3-0 by Chris Reudenbach, 3 months ago

Browse source code at

Authors: Tim Appelhans [ctb], Chris Reudenbach [cre, aut]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL (>= 3) | file LICENSE license

Imports raster, rgdal, gdalUtils, tools, rgrass7, sp, sf, RSAGA

Depends on methods

Suggests knitr, rmarkdown

System requirements: GNU make

See at CRAN