The BAG Toolkit is used to model with the BAG. The BAG is a rich dataset wich can be used in many applications, but its exchange format (xml) is not very convenient for calculations and selections.
With the BAG Toolkit you can make the data available in a suitable format for modelling, calculate snapshots, derive entities/attributes and use the BAG adresses for geocoding.


The BAG Toolkit consists of three tools:

  • Xml2FSS -> To make the BAG available in a format suitable for modelling.
  • MakeSnapshot -> To make a snapshot of the BAG at a specific date and optional for a geographic extent/state selection and calculate (optional) derived entities and attributes.
  • GeoCode -> To geocode addresses in batch with relevant meta information on how the results are derived. This tool we developed with the Spinlab department of the VU.



The BAG Toolkit is available under GNU-GPL version 3 license, see www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.html for more information.


The Bag Toolkit scrips can be downloaded here. Extract the files from the .zip file in your self made project folder (e.g D:/prj/BAG_toolkit)

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