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Open Source Cartography Project

This past week at the FOSS4G open source geospatial software conference in Portland Oregon map makers and developers exhibited talents, methodologies and software that are as inspiring as they are enabling. 133 more words

20.000 free historical maps (New York Public Library)

Since a few weeks/months the New York Public Library offers over 20 000 historical maps for free. The catalogue mainly covers the US but also includes many historic maps of European cities and entire countries in high resolution which can be downloaded either as TIFFs or as georeferences… 43 more words


The Most Hilarious Rendering "Bug" I've Ever Seen

Can you guess the projection that I used to display a world map at the picture below (EPSG code is left there because I doubt someone would recall it anyway)? 63 more words


Global Inkjet Systems Announces New Range of Ink System Components

12th September 2014: Global Inkjet Systems (GIS), a leading developer of software, drivers, firmware and electronics for industrial inkjet printheads, today announced a new product range of ink system components. 496 more words


How to create a raster map in GRASS GIS with vertical / horizontal gradient

Sometimes it is necessary to test a certain raster operation with a set of different raster values. For example, in a recent task I wanted to test the GRASS add-on r.fuzzy.system to estimate the habitat suitability for a certain fish species based on two parameters, flow velocity and water depth. 282 more words