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Software with open source licence, used for the geospatial management

Migrate a geospatial platform 10 years after – Microstation Geographics – Oracle Spatial

This is a common challenge for many Cadastre or Cartography projects, which in the 2000- 2010 period integrated Microstation Geographics as a spatial data driver, considering reasons like the following: Arch-node management was and continues being highly practical, for cadastral The DGN is an attractive alternative, whereas its version in the same file, which has

what3words for Land Administration + QGIS Plugin

What is what3words what3words is an address solution that makes it easy for non‐technical people to communicate precise location using words instead of coordinates.  It is based on a 3×3 metre grid where each square has been allocated a unique address using 3 words from the dictionary, for example index.home.raft . 3 word addresses are

Import data from OpenStreetMap to QGIS

The amount of data that exist in OpenStreetMap is really wide, and although it is not completely up to date, in the majority of cases it is more accurate than data traditionally raised by cartographic sheets with scale 1: 50, 000. In QGIS is great to load this layer as a background map such as

The free GIS book

It is perhaps one of the most valuable systematization products of Spanish -speaking environment under geospatial thematic. Not having this document at hand is a crime, as well as ignores this project before reading this Geomate’s article. It is likely that not in a publishing house will be found such a product in Hispanic environment,

Portable GIS, all from a USB

It has been released the 2.0 version of portable GIS, a simply wonderful application that can run the necessary programs for spatial information management using both desktop and web interfaces; through different devices like external drives, USB memory sticks or even digital cameras. What’s its weight? The installer file weighs 467 MB, but it takes

gvSIG: The hazards of this and other trades

The way free tools have matured is interesting, some years ago, talking about free GIS, sounded like UNIX, in a geek voice and with a level of distrust or fear of the unknown. All that has changed much with the diversity of solutions that have full-grown not only in the construction of routines commonly expected

Model to measure the quality of Free Software

This document was published not long ago by the Department of Processes and Systems at the Simon Bolivar University and the National Telecommunications Commission of Venezuela CONATEL, I heard about this through the network of that country called free geomatics and it really is an interesting inspiration so as to move its cheese to anyone.