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2019/2020

Free Software GIS

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153YFSG Z,ZK 4 2P+2C Czech
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Department of Geomatics
Synopsis:

Free software in geoinformatics in general.

In practical applications is used mainly GRASS GIS. Besides GRASS GIS, also QGIS, uDig, OpenJump, gvSig, libraries GDAL/OGR, Proj.4 or GeoTools are demonstrated during lessons. Geostatistical analysis in GRASS/R, creation of hard-copy output maps using GMT. Storing geodata in relational database management systems - PostGIS.

Geodata published on Internet - UMN MapServer, GeoServer, OpenLayers, PyWPS. OGC standards and their implementation.

Freely accessible geodata, community project OpenStreetMap.

Requirements:

no prerequisities

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Free Software GIS, OSGeo Foundation, Open Geospatial Consortium

2. Freely available geodata, OpenStreetMap

3. Library GDAL/OGR and PROJ4

4. Introductions to GRASS GIS

5. GRASS GIS - review of functionality, QGIS

6. Progrmming for GRASS GIS, interface SWIG/Python

7. PostGIS

8. GeoTools, UDig, OpenJump

9. Metadata, GeoNetwork

10. WebGIS, UMN MapServer, GeoServer, OpenLayers, OGC standards

11. PyWPS, Web Processing Service for GRASS GIS

12. Geospatial statistics R-spatial, cartographical outputs, GMT

13. eligible topis

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Introduction into Free Software in geoinformatics.

Study materials:

Neteler M., Mitasova H.: Open source GIS: A GRASS GIS Approach. Kluwer Academic Publishers Group, 2007. ISBN 038735767X.

Sherman G.: Desktop GIS: Mapping the Planet with Open Source. Pragmatic Bookshelf. 2008. ISBN 1934356069.

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Further information:
http://geo.fsv.cvut.cz/gwiki/155YFSG_Free_software_GIS
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