List of the exercises

Here is reported a list of the available exercises in this Tutorial. They have been specifically created to gradually acquire confidence in the use of GRASS GIS. The exercises begin from simple concepts regarding map displaying and become more and more difficult, highlighting some of the wide GRASS software potential during the path.

Esercises - base concepts

  1. Foreword
  2. Running GRASS
  3. Dataset
  4. Console or menu?
  5. Map display

Raster maps use

  1. The current region
  2. Displaying raster data
  3. Querying a raster
  4. Changing the current region resolution
  5. Zoom & Pan
  6. Generating a report
  7. Reclassifing a raster map

Digital Terrain Model

  1. Contour lines import
  2. Digital Terrain Model (DTM) creation
  3. Creation of slope and aspect maps

Applications and land analysis

  1. Watershed analysis
  2. Mining analysis
  3. Simultaneous query of raster and vector maps
  4. Conservation biology

Vector base Geoprocessing

  1. GEOprocessing

Advanced vector analysis

  1. Network analysis

Reference systems and projections

  1. Introduction
  2. How to create a Location choosing from a list
  3. How to create a new Location using an EPSG code
  4. How to create a new Location using Georeferenced file
  5. Other ways to create a Location
  6. Coordinates transformation between reference systems
  7. Georeferencing maps


  1. PostgreSQL and PostGIS
  2. PostGIS

NVIZ: the 3D GRASS interface

  1. Introduction
  2. Surface attributes
  3. Vector attributes
  4. Point attributes
  5. Light attributes
  6. Background colour
  7. Cutting panels
  8. Query
  9. Simple animation
  10. Advanced animation
  11. Volume rendering
  12. Saving the settings