LecoS - A python plugin for automated landscape ecology analysis

Jung, Martin (2016) LecoS - A python plugin for automated landscape ecology analysis. Ecological Informatics, 31. pp. 18-21. ISSN 1574-9541

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Abstract

- LecoS is a new spatial analysis tool to calculate landscape metrics on raster images
- LecoS is programmed in python, easily extendible and can be used in complexer models
- The user has the choice between a graphical interface within QGIS and batch processing via the QGIS processing framework
- An example study situation is demonstrated using pollinator data from Serbia
- The sourcecode in python is openly accessible and licensed under GPL v3

Item Type: Article
Keywords: QGIS, GIS, python, landscape ecology, raster, landscape metrics
Schools and Departments: School of Life Sciences > Evolution, Behaviour and Environment
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GA Mathematical geography. Cartography > GA101 Cartography
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH0301 Biology > QH0540 Ecology
Depositing User: Martin Jung
Date Deposited: 04 Dec 2015 11:19
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2017 05:46
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/58497

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