Tag Archives: open source

The 4th gvSIG Festival is coming

For the fourth year running we launch the 4th gvSIG Festival, the online conference in which anyone in the world with an Internet connection can attend or participate as a speaker. The event will be held in March 27th and … Continue reading

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Free Course: GIS for Archaeologists

In recent years, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have radically evolved the way in which spatial data are collected, analyzed and interpreted. Because of their characteristics, GIS have become useful applications for archaeologists. The appearance of gvSIG, with a complete suite … Continue reading

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Sentilo and gvSIG: Agreement to collaborate

We are pleased to announce that Sentilo and gvSIG communities have reached an agreement to collaborate closely in order to make it easier for users, partners and developers of both communities to deploy an integrated sensor platform and a Geographic … Continue reading

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The Horton Machine for data analysis to help scientists… and not only

During the 13th International gvSIG Conference Andrea Antonello of HydroloGIS spoke us about The Horton Machine (previously known as JgrassTools). With the Horton Machine in gvSIG we will have new and interesting tools: geomorphology analysis (drainage direction, total contributing area, … Continue reading

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Learn GIS for free: The complete course

In this post you can find a link compilation of “Learn GIS for free” course. A complete course to map your data with open source GIS: explore GIS tools, learn concepts and terminology of spatial analysis, learn how to analyze … Continue reading

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3rd Catedra gvSIG Contest

The aim of the Cátedra gvSIG is to create a meeting point for users interested in free space technologies. In order to foment an environment of shared knowledge and participating in the dissemination of free geomatics, the chair organizes this … Continue reading

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Eulogy and risks of two new open source initiatives in Europe: Bulgaria and the Valencian Community.

Two new legal initiatives to promote the use of open source have been announced in the last months, both of them aligned with the current European Union strategies like the Open Source Strategy and the ISA-Developing and sharing IT solutions … Continue reading

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Nuevas iniciativas europeas pro-software libre: De Bulgaria a la Comunidad Valenciana. Elogios y riesgos

En poco más de un mes nos encontramos con dos nuevas iniciativas legislativas en territorio europeo en pro del uso del software libre, alineadas con las estrategías de la propia Unión Europea en relación al software libre como la “Open … Continue reading

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As a reminder: Webinar “Getting started with gvSIG”

Related to “Introduction to gvSIG” summer webinars. “Getting started with gvSIG” – August 3rd (14:00 UTC – Check the time in your country) At the first webinar we’ll see how to manage a gvSIG project. We’ll create new views with … Continue reading

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gvSIG, an important tool applied to Open Education

In the light of the International Map Year (IMY), the ICA and its commissions are highlighting the value of cartography by “mapping” the UN sustainable development goals. The sustainable development goals and their targets can be mapped based on the … Continue reading

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