GIS and maps

Bringing together the best minds in open source geospatial technology

Bringing together the best minds in open source geospatial technology
The open source mapping and spatial community will gather this year at the FOSS4G conference in Boston.Read more

Open source and open data's role in Nepal earthquake relief

Open source and open data's role in Nepal earthquake relief
When disaster struck Nepal, open source software and open data helped save lives.Read more

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

2015 was a good year for creating the world's 'missing maps' with OpenStreetMap

World Map
The Missing Maps project, which launched in 2014, aims to literally and figuratively put more than 20-million at-risk people on the map using...Read more

3 open source alternatives to Google Maps API

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

An open source mapping primer

Gordon Haff offers an overview of tools you can use to visualize open data sets and map the world around you.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