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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  • c
  • ogc standards
  • c++

Topics

  • gis
  • science
  • maps
  • cartography
  • geospatial
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OSGeo - The Open Source Geospatial Foundation 2016 Projects

  • martidi
    A complete photogrammetric OSSIM tool for automatic DSMs generation using multi-view optical and SAR images
    My project proposal concerns the improvement and the implementation of new functionalities for the OSSIM plug-in that I developed in the last two...
  • Carlos I. Colombana
    Add tests and educational games support to gvSIG Educa.
    The main idea behind this project is to develop addons which allows to create/play tests and educational games. Also generate documentation specially...
  • masterflorin
    Android istSOS client
    Firstly, the aim of the project is to develop an Android App for the istSOS project. In order to achieve that objective, a main goal will be to...
  • Chingchai Humhong
    Bringing pyModis to the web through ZOO-Project
    The pyModis project has been developed and used to work with MODIS data, it provides wxPython user interfaces which are able to download and process...
  • ad.laza32
    Complete basic cartography suite in GRASS GIS wxGUI Map Display
    Currently a GRASS GIS user is forced to use Cartographic Composer or use another software (e.g. QGIS) to create hard copy map outputs with all...
  • Silvia Franceschi
    Development of a model for woody debris flooding hazard in gvSIG
    In forested mountain landscapes wood can significantly increment the total flow volume during a flooding event. The presence of large wood on river...
  • Illedran
    Flow Algorithms for pgRouting
    This project aims to add functionality in order to solve the maximum flow problem in pgRouting. A flow network is a directed graph where each edge...
  • Sankepally Rohith Reddy
    Implementation of a framework which supports addition of contraction techniques for pgRouting.
    Contraction is a technique used to speed up shortest-path computation by first creating contracted versions of the network. There are different ways...
  • Niroshan
    Implementing WPS for Geopaparazzi field data collection tool using ZOO-Project: Simplifying integration of field data and GIS
    JGrasstools is a library which contains a variety of geoprocessing functionalities. It has been used for many GIS framework to provide a...
  • avyavkumar
    Introduce Triangulated Surface, Polyhedral Surface and Triangle API in the OGRGeometry core and implement their support in OGR drivers for GDAL
    The current OGR core doesn't include three geometries according to OGC standards - Triangular Irregular Networks, Polyhedral Surfaces and Triangles....
  • Luka G.
    istSOS Web API
    Implementation of an easy to use framework that will offer to the final user the ability of building feature-rich web widget that will be easily...
  • gabry501
    NASA Web World Wind - Multidimensional Visualization Tool for Environmental Variables
    The idea behind this project is to create an application using Nasa Web World Wind to show metadata about environmental variables in more than three...
  • SamuelLapointe
    OGC protocols support within OL3-Google-Maps
    This library allows users to add Google Maps layers to an OpenLayers v3 map. To do this, the library replicates the OpenLayers objects to the Google...
  • Brendan Egan
    One bus Away Quick start
    Develop a quick start version to the Transit Time application. Currently the set up of transtime is very complex with little available documentation...
  • sandyre
    OSGeo GDAL DWG support
    The objective is to extend GDAL/OGR supported formats with DWG, allowing to read geometries from it. It is going to be reached by writing a new DWG...
  • Ondřej Pešek
    PyQt implementation of GUI forms generated automatically from XML
    GUI forms (module dialogs) are now automatically generated from XML into wxPython. My idea is to create code that is generating the same code into...
  • akbargumbira
    QGIS Styles, Symbols, and SVG Markers Sharing Repository
    This project will focus on making styles (.qml), symbols definition (.xml), and SVG markers sharing possible through web services that later can be...
  • Felipe Poveda
    VistSOS: the istSOS Data Visualization Framework
    In order to extent the available characteristic offered by the istSOS server, I propose the use of an open source Javascript library for the...
  • Jan Rudolf
    Web-based administration & process management for PyWPS
    PyWPS is an implementation of OGC WPS standard on the server side, written in Python programming language. Since it's perfectly designed for programs...
  • Mayank Agrawal
    WEBGRASS
    This idea will focus on the development of web based GUI for the Grass “WebGrass” where people can use Grass modules through a web browser without...
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