WorldGrids.org hosts 1 km environmental layers in a standardized format. Find more about the WorldGrids.org project:
Access WorldGrids WPS from R
Linking to the WorldGrids Web Processing Service (WPS) is possible via the WPS class implemented in the GSIF package for R. This is based on the pyWPS extension, running on an Debian system with 2GB RAM. For a list of examples see this tutorial:
This website is currently under construction. It is expected to be fully functional by mid 2013. In the meanwhile, read more about the project and how you can contribute. Try installing the GSIF package and running some simple analysis.
- July 2012: (TH/HIR): added sample metadata to ISRIC metadata server (geonetwork instance for worldgrids);
- June 2012: (HIR/TH): added timeseries data (e.g. MODIS LST) to allow for more applications;
- June 2012: (HIR): developed functionality to allow external data input as an input parameter for wps processes;
- January 2012: (HIR) ArcGIS frontend - implemented in the ArcGIS GSIF toolbox as of January 2012;