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Articles in this section examine how free and open source software is changing the world of geographic and geospatial information science (GIS) and mapping.

Empty plastic water bottle on sand pollution trash

OpenLitterMap empowers people to map and share data on litter problems in their communities.
A map with a route highlighted

pg_tileserv and pg_featureserv make it easier for developers to add location services to Kubernetes applications.
A map with a route highlighted

Find an adventure in your own backyard with this fun app.
open source button on keyboard

Get your feet wet with geographic data analysis and visualization using QGIS, an open source, extensible, capable-rich GIS tool.
Globe up in the clouds

Working with large data sets? This powerful open source geospatial analysis tool may be just what you need.
GIS Cholera map

Learn how to build a GIS app with React and other open source tools.
Globe up in the clouds

Looking to create a great looking map or perform analysis on geospatial data? Look no further than these open source desktop GIS tools.
Pixelated globe

OpenStreetMap, a collaborative community project to map the world, is celebrating thirteen years of helping users find their way.