GeoNode is an open-source geospatial platform, catalog, and content management system (CMS). The general functionality can be most likened to ArcGIS Online. Users can create filtered searches for their choice of geospatial data, by using keywords, and even filtering locations by selecting a bounding box on a map.
GRASS isnot limited to academia. It’s for anyone who needs simple to complex geospatial processing in whatever format or data model—raster, vector, 2D, 3D, and time series. Awide variety of businesses are using GRASS for data extraction, and provision of conclusions or analysis on top of extensive data.
WHAT IS OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE? It’s software thatshares the actual instruction code, and the binary you run on your computer. There are different versions and variants of how that sharing happens. Essentially, you get access to the underlying recipe of the software. You can modify it and adapt it for your needs. This episode is all about building a business based on open source GIS software.