GIS and maps

7 science projects powered by open source GIS

7 science projects powered by open source GIS
FOSS4G North America is taking place in Raleigh, NC next week. We highlight some of the ways open source geographic tools are changing science.Read more

OpenWebGIS: An open source geographic information system

Learn more about OpenWebGIS
Learn more about OpenWebGIS, an open source JavaScript geographic information system (GIS).Read more

3 open source alternatives to Google Maps API

Web mapping
Jason Baker explores open source tools for creating JavaScript maps.Read more

Visualizing flux: Time travel, torque, and temporal maps

We sat down with developer Aure Moser ahead of her OSCON talk "Visualizing flux: Time travel, torque, and temporal maps."Read more

OpenStreetMap: Help us #MapLesotho

A mapping event with OpenStreetMap (OSM) that will kick off on January 16, 2015 called #MapLesotho Mapathon. Last year, we had 5 out of 50,000...Read more

Mapping the world with open source

World Map
In the world of geospatial technology, closed source solutions have been the norm for decades. But the tides are slowly turning as open source GIS...Read more

GraphHopper: a fast and flexible open source trip planner

The team behind GraphHopper is building a fast and open source alternative to other route and trip planning software. Licensed under the permissive...Read more

Back to school with GRASS GIS

When we started talking about hosting a 'back to school' week at Opensource.com, I decided to take that quite literally, and went back to NC State...Read more