Mapping the number of mammal species based on IUCN redlist range maps

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Creating a map in GRASS GIS with species numbers based on the IUCN redlist range maps. tags: GRASS GIS, nature conservation, IUCN

Paulo van Breugel


April 3, 2015

This tutorial provides an example of how you can create a species richness map in GRASS GIS based on data from the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species spatial data set. Click here to go to the tutorial.


The attention to keeping things as much as possible back-ward compatible is one of the many features that makes GRASS GIS stand out. However, do note that this tutorial is fairly old, so you may run into small issues related to changes in the software).