R + SAGA + ILWIS + GRASS

The following websites show how to link: R + SAGA + ILWIS + GoogleEarth and some other FOSS.

  • http://spatial-analyst.net/wiki/index.php?title=Software provides some basic instructions on how to install and do first steps in software the R + Open Source Desktop GIS (OSGeo) + Google Earth bundle that can be used to run analysis of various spatio-temporal data (specifically written for the MS Windows users). This bundle allows full GIS+statistics integration and can support practically about 80% of processing/visualization capabilities available in commercial packages.