In my presentation I briefly review 3 decades of Open Source GIS development, from the 1980th to the present.

See my slides:

Scaling up globally: 30 years of FOSS4G development. Keynote at FOSS4G-CEE 2013, Romania by Markus Neteler


Presentation file: Download presentation file (ODP) to get all the clickable links working!

The latest OSGeo Journal has been published:


OSGeo Journal Volume 6 – All Articles PDF
59 pages

Table of Contents

From the Editor… PDF
Tyler Mitchell 1
Volunteer Recognition (Volume 6) PDF
Landon Blake 2


News  PDF
Scott Mitchell 4


CASCADOSS International Symposium and International Information Workshop. Events’ report. PDF
Rafal Wawer, Monika Rusztecka, Erika Orlitowa, Adam Podolcsak, Therese Steenberghen, Therese Steenberghen 7
Summer Training Courses on FOSS4G 2007-2009Â PDF
Rafal Wawer, Jos Van Orshoven, Jos Van Orshoven 4

Topical Studies

Why Every Open Source Software Project Needs A Good Dictator PDF
Landon Blake 2

Programming Tutorials

GPGPU with GDAL – Basics of GPGPU interfacing PDF
Yann Chemin 3

Case Studies

gvSIG is a viable robust alternative to commercially available GIS packages PDF
Simon Christopher Cropper 3

Project Spotlight

GRASS Image Processing Environment. Application to evapotranspiration Direct Readout PDF
Yann Chemin, Thomas Alexandridis, Ines Cherif 5
SEXTANTE, a free platform for geospatial analysis PDF
Victor Olaya 8

Research Papers

Usability Trumps Features: User needs and the redesign of a web-based GIS to support community environmental monitoring PDF
Martin Joseph Bunch, Micheal David MacLennon