153YFSG Free software GIS/en
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.
See also course pages in Czech.