The Remote Sensing and GIS software library (RSGISLib) is a collection of tools for processing remote sensing and GIS datasets. For more details see the project website:


Instructions on installing RSGISLib are provided on the download page of the project documentation.

Documentation and Support

The documentation for RSGISLib is available from the project website:

Support for RSGISLib is provided through a mailing list:!forum/rsgislib-support

You need to be a member of the group to post. Please check through existing posts to see if there is already an answer to your question before emailing. To help us answer your question provide as much information as possible (RSGISLib version and how you installed it, OS, things you have already tried to solve the problem etc.,).

We occasionally post tutorials on RSGISLib to our blog.


If you use RSGISLib as part of published work please cite the following publication:

Peter Bunting, Daniel Clewley, Richard M. Lucas and Sam Gillingham. 2014. The Remote Sensing and GIS Software Library (RSGISLib), Computers & Geosciences. Volume 62, Pages 216-226 pre-print

        Author = {Bunting, Peter and Clewley, Daniel and Lucas, Richard M and Gillingham, Sam},
        Title = {{The Remote Sensing and GIS Software Library (RSGISLib)}},
        Journal = {Computers and Geosciences},
        Pages = {216--226},
        Volume = {62},
        Year = {2014}}