GDAL 2.2.3

GDAL is a translator library for raster and vector geospatial data formats that is released under an X/MIT style Open Source license by the Open Source Geospatial Foundation. As a library, it presents a single raster abstract data model and single vector abstract data model to the calling application for all supported formats. It also comes with a variety of useful command line utilities for data translation and processing.

Accessing the software

To load the module:

$ module load GDAL/2.2.3-iomkl-2018a-Python-3.6.3

GDAL is a Python package and must be imported before being used. This can be done using the command:

import gdal

There are a collection of binaries available with GDAL which canbe found by issuing the command:

 $ ls ${EBROOTGDAL}/bin

Accessing Previous Versions

Wherever possible, previous versions of this application will be retained for continuity, especially for research projects that require a consistent version of the software throughout the project. Such versions, however, may be unsupported by IT Services or the applications vendor, and may be withdrawn at short or no notice if they can no longer run on the cluster - for example, essential operating system upgrades may be incompatible with old versions.

Previous versions of this application are recorded below:

Known Problems & Limitations


Other Information

The Support Level for this application is An.

Visit the GDAL website for more information regarding this application.

Last modified: 20 June 2018


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