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Spatial tools for evaluating woody debris flooding hazard in gvSIG

There are a lot of applications of gvSIG in the field of natural hazards: flooding, fires… Recently a new one has been published about the evaluation of the amount of woods that can be transported by the flow during flooding … Continue reading

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Street View plugin update for gvSIG 2.3.1

Some weeks ago Google updated the Street View API, and it caused that Street View wasn’t visualized correctly in gvSIG. To solve this problem, the plugin has been updated for the 2.3.1 gvSIG version. To update it in our installation, … Continue reading

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Test and educational games in gvSIG

There is some global concern about the future of Geomatics, not from the point of view of the discipline itself (given that the projections of the geospatial sector are increasingly auspicious), but from the point of view of a possible … Continue reading

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gvSIG Batoví, article about GIS applied to educational environments based on gvSIG Desktop

The online publication specializing in Geographical Information Technologies Directions Magazine has published an article highlighting gvSIG Batoví as an example of cooperative planning and creative partnership. Read more: http://www.directionsmag.com/entry/it-takes-a-village-intersections-between-geospatial-professionals-gove/482096

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Course about geographic scripting with gvSIG Desktop (documentation released)

Last week Andrea Antonello (HydroloGIS) shared a very interesting documentation related to a course about geographic scripting (python) with gvSIG Desktop. The course was done as part of a Master of the University of Potsdam. The documentation includes: The scripting … Continue reading

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Open data and the importance of the geographic data

It’s worth to review MELODA (MEtric for reLeasing Open DAta), a metrics to calculate how much the data are reusable (and now there’s an alfa of an API), where the importance of the geographic component is totally demonstrated when we … Continue reading

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gvSIG Desktop and Geopaparazzi are awarded at the Free software awards (“Premios al Software Libre”) in 2016

gvSIG has been awarded in two of the six categories at the Free software awards this year (Premios al Software Libre 2016): gvSIG Desktop, in the “Most revolutionary” software category, where the project that has grown the most at this … Continue reading

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GeoforAll: Sergio Acosta (gvSIG Uruguay), GeoAmbassador of the month

Sergio Acosta, distinguished member of the Uruguayan gvSIG Community and promoter of gvSIG Batoví project for taking gvSIG in education, has been appointed GeoAmbassador of the month by GeoforAll. Congratulations! You can consult the complete article in: http://www.geoforall.org/newsletters/index.php?link=&dla=download&id=21&cat=0/Newsletter%20Vol%202_10.pdf

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12th International gvSIG Conference: Program with presentations and workshops, and registration

The program of the 12th International gvSIG Conference, that will be held from November 30th to December 2nd in Valencia (Spain) at School of Engineering in Geodesy, Cartography and Surveying (Universitat Politècnica de València), is now available. One of the … Continue reading

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gvSIG 2.3.1, a new gvSIG version with improvements oriented to cadastre

After publishing gvSIG 2.3 scarcely a month ago, a gvSIG version with a lot of new features, we announce a new version, gvSIG 2.3.1, with a small group of novelties oriented to make the work tasks related to cadastral information easy. … Continue reading

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