Introduction to SAGA GIS Software

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A quick introduction to the System for Automated Geographic Analysis (SAGA) GIS software which is an open source Geographic Information System software package. SAGA GIS has been designed for an easy and effective implementation of spatial algorithms and offers a comprehensive, crowing set of geoscientific methods. A data management module is included in the software.

Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Olaf Conrad
Volker Wichmann
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Standard YouTube License
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No fee
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Data management planning tools
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Physical Sciences and Mathematics
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Earth Sciences
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Environmental Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Published / Broadcast: 
Thursday, November 10, 2016
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Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Instruction - detailed information about aspects or processes related to data management or data skills.
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Demonstration / Simulation - imitation or modeling of a real-world process.
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Early-career research scientist
Graduate student
Undergraduate student
Citizen scientist
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
Up to 1 hour