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EVO-ODAS Project: Evolution of EO Online Data Access Services

Dear All, in this post we would like to introduce briefly the EVO-ODAS project (which stands for “Evolution of EO Online Data Access Services”) which we are participating together with German Space Agency (DLR), EoX and Jacobs University (rasdaman group). The project is funded by the European Space Agency (ESA). The EVO-ODAS project aims at analysing relevant scenarios and technologies for data publication and access of EO data in order to identify potential for improvements in existing OGC standards as well as in their implementations, with a special focus on Open Source implementations. It will also evaluate selected improvements and...

MapStore at work

MapStore 2: Modern WebMapping with React

Dear All, First of all this is going to be a long blog post, so be prepared. We are going to talk about the work we are doing to create the new version of our webmapping open source product, MapStore. Although the product is not ready to be released there is quite some good experience that we can share so we thought it was already worth sharing it on our blog. Btw, if you are like me and prefer pictures over words skip at the end of the post to see some action! MapStore 1.x: the ugly, the bad and the...


Contributing to GeoNode: Managing Metadata with the QGIS Metatools Plugin

GeoSolutions is an active contributor of GeoNode and recently has done a good number of improvements for it; in this quick post we are going to talk about some work we are done for improving metadata management workflow. One of the main difficulties GeoNode’s users usually report, is the editing of layer metadata which a tedious and time consuming task, which forces users to fill a lot of fields and information. If you have shared our pain for this you will be glad to know that we are working on improvements for GeoNode native metadata web editor, however in the...

FOSS4G 2016

Meet GeoSolutions at FOSS4G 2016 Bonn in August!

Dear Reader, GeoSolutions is pleased to announce its presence at FOSS4G 2016 in Bonn, Germany, from 24th to 29th August. The annual FOSS4G conference is the largest global event for Open Source geospatial solutions, and this year will be held in Europe after 3 years. FOSS4G brings together developers, users, decision-makers and businessmen from a broad spectrum of organizations and fields of operation. GeoSolutions is proud supporter for the event as a Silver Sponsor but we have also submitted a number of presentations and workshops on GeoServer as well as MapStore. You can find the details of the programme here. Please, notice that the program is not definitive, once...


EUMETSAT goes Open with GeoServer: EUMETVIEW the EUMETSAT satellite gallery

Dear All, In this post we would like to talk about EUMETVIEW which is currently used operationally at EUMETSAT for publishing in near real time a (wide) subset of  their satellite data and products through the WMS protocol as well as with a lightweight mapping portal. The available data comes, at the time of writing, from sources like METOP and METEOSAT satellites and many different products are available as shown in the picture below. [caption id="attachment_2641" align="alignnone" width="800"] Eumetview at work[/caption] EUMETVIEW has been built as a first step to move away from the existing Image Gallery Service which was serving...