Open Geodata Community
Many communities work towards the creation and wider availability of free and open geographic information.
- Commons of Geographic Data project led by Harlan Onsrud at the University of Maine.
- The Free Earth Foundation is associated with the NASA WorldWind open source world browser project.
- OpenStreetMap provide a growing body of free, annotated vector mapping information extracted from contributed GPS traces.
- The Open Knowledge Foundation supported the Public Geodata campaign to raise awareness of data access issues in the new European Spatial Data Infrastructure Legislation.