The Open Source Geospatial Foundation

OSGeo is a non-profit organization serving as an umbrella organization for the Open Source Geospatial community in general and several code projects in particular:

Web Mapping: deegree, geomajas, GeoMOOSE, GeoServer, Mapbender, MapBuilder, MapFish, MapGuide Open Source, MapServer, OpenLayers

Desktop Applications: GRASS GIS, QGIS, gvSIG, Marble

Geospatial Libraries: FDO, GDAL/OGR, GEOS, GeoTools, OSSIM, PostGIS

Metadata Catalogues: GeoNetwork, pycsw

Other incubating projects include: istSOS, PyWPS, Team Engine, ZOO-Project, Opticks, MetaCRS, Orfeo ToolBox (OTB), rasdaman, GeoNode

Other (non-code) Projects: Public Geospatial Data, Education and Curriculum, Live Handout DVD

We host regional and international FOSS4G conferences with typical attendance of 500-1000+ geospatial developers, industry and government types, and researchers. Our mailing lists collectively go out to ~ 20,000 unique subscribers.

For past GSoC editions we have been acting as an umbrella org for a number of other like-minded geo-related projects, and we will give the same availability in the future.

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