Open source GIS

Open Source GIS - 7.5 ECTS

Open Source GIS is a most important concept in today’s GIS. Nowadays, a variety of GIS software (desktop, web-based and mobile) and GIS libraries are freely available and accessible that can be used by developers or end-users. Some of these solutions are very well developed which has resulted in powerful and flexible GIS software/libraries. This course aims to introduce and learn some of these open source GIS software/libraries to the students.

This course starts with introduction to open source and participation in open source projects. Then examples of open source software in GIS are reviewed. This part also includes practical exercises for working with some open source GIS software.

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