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Python Geospatial Analysis Essentials by Erik Westra

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What you need for this book

The code examples in this book use Python 2 to analyze geospatial data. Any reasonably powerful computer running Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux will be suitable. You will need to download and install the following software onto your computer:

  • Python version 2.7 or later, excluding Python 3.x
  • GDAL/OGR version 1.11 or later
  • GEOS version 3.4.2 or later
  • Shapely version 1.5.7 or later
  • PostgreSQL version 9.3 or later
  • PostGIS version 2.1.4 or later
  • psycopg2 version 2.5 or later
  • Mapnik version 2.2 or later
  • PROJ version 4.0 or later
  • PyProj version 1.9.4 or later
  • NetworkX version 1.9.1 or later

Full instructions for downloading, installing, and using these various tools and libraries are included in this book.

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