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pktools is a suite of utilities written in C++ for image processing with a focus on remote sensing applications.


pktools is available in Puhti with the following versions:



pktools is included in the pktools module. You can load it with

module load pktools

License and acknowledgement

pktools is written by Pieter Kempeneers and released under the GNU General Public License version3.

Please acknowledge CSC and Geoportti in your publications, it is important for project continuation and funding reports. As an example, you can write "The authors wish to thank CSC - IT Center for Science, Finland (urn:nbn:fi:research-infras-2016072531) and the Open Geospatial Information Infrastructure for Research (Geoportti, urn:nbn:fi:research-infras-2016072513) for computational resources and support".


Last edited Thu Feb 3 2022