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im trying to model pollination service using InVest in a high altitude area in INDIA. im facing problem from the installation of InVEST and GDAL. why GDAL is required in this? and also suggest me which version of Model download.


  • jdouglassjdouglass Administrator, NatCap Staff

    If you can, I'd recommend using the latest prebuilt binaries (currently version 3.5.5, available for download here:  The binaries available for Windows and Mac have everything needed to be able to run InVEST.

    If you're trying to get InVEST to work within a development environment, you may want to take a look at for details on the dependencies.  GDAL is a dependency of InVEST that we use for reading and writing rasters and vectors.

    Hope this helps!
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