The key ingredients that make Open Geospatial Science possible are enshrined in Open Principles, i.e:
- Open Source geospatial software
- Open data
- Open standards
- Open educational resources, and
- Open access to research publications
Part of this initiative is to create openness in geo education and to encourage the flair and creativity that is so critical to society’s wellbeing, both now and in the future. In addition to the teaching resources available in the resources section, there are a range of software resources available for your research.
Data visualization, or cartography for mapping professionals, one of the key advantages of a GIS system. Software in this category ranges from desktop solutions, through to web services, web mapping, and mobile solutions.
Spatial data analysis and processing is an important benefit to working with a GIS. Software in this category includes everything from desktop solutions and web services and the full range from command line tools to databases and cloud processing.
We would like to help you find an appropriate open source technology
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ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information (2015 ) Special Issue on Open Geospatial Science and Applications