IDRISI Taiga is an integrated GIS and Image Processing software solution providing nearly 300 modules for the analysis and display of digital spatial information. IDRISI offers the most extensive set of GIS and Image Processing tools in the industry in a single, affordable package. With IDRISI, all analytical features come standard—there is no need to buy costly add-ons to extend your research capabilities.

The Taiga Edition, released in January 2009, is the 16th major release of the IDRISI software since 1987. IDRISI is used in over 180 countries by researchers and professionals working in areas such as climate change modeling, land change planning, natural resource and environmental management, and ecosystem dynamics.

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For Application Domains

Land Use Planning

Decision Problem Types Targeted

Alternative Evaluation

Impact Assessment

Select Or Allocate

Status Assessment

Suitability Assessment

Used In Case Studies

Global Sensitivity Analysis, GIS And Multi-Criteria Evaluation For A Sustainable Planning Of A Hazardous Waste Disposal Site In Spain

Domain Knowledge Modeling Area

Landscape Analysis And Modeling

Planning And Decision Process Phases/Steps Served

Condition Assessment

Constraints Specification

Domain Data Analysis

Domain Data Model Development

Impact Analysis


Perform Sensitivity Analysis

Scenario Simulation And Comparison

Trend Analysis


Methods And Techniques Implemented

Analytical Hierarchy Process

Ideal/Reference Point Method

Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis

Multi-Objective Combination Methods

Ordered Weighted Averaging

Pairwise Comparison

Probability Approach

Revised Probabilites

Sensitivity Analysis

Spatial Analysis And Modeling Methods

Uncertainty Methods

Weighted Linear Combination

Systems Functional Components

GIS Analysis Integration

GIS Display Integration

Report Generation

Scenario Management And Comparison

User Interface



Windows XP

Tools That This Tool Works With


Scientific Expertise Level Required

Some Scientific Background

Technical Expertise Level Required

Some Computer/GIS Programming Skills

Developer Assistance Needed For Installation/Configuration

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Development Status

Regularly Distributed

Tool Maker

Clark Labs

Parent Categories

Geographical Information Systems

Software Tools And Models - All

Spatial Decision Support Tools

Last Updated

2008-06-06T00:00:00Z ^^

Software Type

Geographical Information Systems

Spatial Decision Support Tools

Decision Process Activity Types Served

Alternative Ranking, Decision Making

Condition Analysis And Assessment

Data Development, Management And Analysis

Decision Alternatives Generation, Scenario Simulation

Domain Knowledge Modeling

Plan Implementation, Monitoring, Performance Evaluation


Model Type

Evaluative Models

Simulation Models

Graphical Ontology Browser

  • Click on a node to jump to the content of that node
  • Pan to see the rest of the graph
  • Scroll the mousewheel up and down to zoom in and out
  • Rearrange the nodes in the graph by dragging a node to a different position


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