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Open in Geo? Opening Geo!

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Open in Geo? Opening Geo! Opening geodata to the world

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Open in Geo? Opening Geo!

  1. 1. Open in Geo? Opening Geo! Open Standards/Source/Data
  2. 2. /me • Senior GIS Consultant/Data Scientist RealDolmen • PhD Geology • Mapping/Modeling shallow water tables and soils • Open Source GIS Fanboy/Dev • President OSGeo Belgium • SAGA GIS • Debian GIS/Ubuntu GIS • OSGeo Live Project steering committe • OSGeoLive is a GNU/Linux distribution containing more than 60 of the best open source geospatial applications
  3. 3. OSGeo.be
  4. 4. My Talk • Open Geo Data • Open Geo Standards and Services • Open Source • Organisations behind Open Geo
  5. 5. Open Geo Data • Openstreetmap
  6. 6. Open Geo Data • Openstreetmap • Crowd-sourced map of the world
  7. 7. Open Geo Data • Openstreetmap
  8. 8. Open Geo Data • Openstreetmap • Large dataset (30Gb) • Extract part of the data using Overpass API
  9. 9. Used to respond to disasters and public health emergencies like Ebola Gueckedou March 26, 2014
  10. 10. Humanitarian Open StreetMap Within 5 days, 244 volunteers mapped 90,000+ buildings Before After
  11. 11. Open Geo Data • Openstreetmap • Humanitarian Open Streetmap • Satellite data
  12. 12. Open Geo Data • Openstreetmap • Humanitarian Open Streetmap • Satellite data • Build your own!
  13. 13. Enviromental Data
  14. 14. Enviromental Data
  15. 15. Other governement data • Grootschalig referentiebestand (talk at 16h)
  16. 16. New Geo data
  17. 17. Open Geo Data • To be • Openaerialmap.org • Opentraffic.io • Public transport? • Point clouds
  18. 18. My Talk • Open Geo Data • Open Geo Standards and Services • Open Source • Organisations behind Open Geo
  19. 19. Open Data/Standards/Source for Geo • Find the data • Catalog Service (CSW) • Show Rendered data • Web mapping service (WMS) • Tile mapping service (TMS) • Data Standards/services • GML; GeoJSON; CSV on the web • Web Feature service (vector data) • Web coverate service (raster data) • SOS (sensor data) • Processing Standards • Don’t fetch the data; send a formula, get the response • SQL standards, GeoSPARQL • WPS (web processing service) • Table Join Service
  20. 20. Find Data • CSW services, eg pyCSW, Geonetwork
  21. 21. Show Rendered Maps • WMS: Urbis (Brussels) and GRB (Flanders) • Common standard: easy to combine different sources independent of their origin/software
  22. 22. Processing standards
  23. 23. My Talk • Open Geo Data • Open Geo Standards and Services • Open Source • Organisations behind Open Geo
  24. 24. Software • OsGeo live DVD • OSGeoLive is a GNU/Linux distribution containing more than 60 of the best open source geospatial applications • OsGeo live DVD has the best documentation (summary + quickstart) • http://live.osgeo.org • OsGeo live DVD • Desktop GIS • GIS database • Web Services • Web clients
  25. 25. http://live.osgeo.org/en/quickstart/saga_quickstart.html
  26. 26. OSGeo live
  27. 27. Analyse your data • Desktop GIS (Qgis) • GIS enabled database • Select Sum(customers.spending) from customers JOIN communes on ST_Contains(communes.geom, customers.geom); • Postgresql, MySQL, MongoDB, … • R (statistical language) • Python (scripting language)
  28. 28. Geo without a GIS • Use a common basemap • Extract your data from your (geo)database
  29. 29. Geo without a GIS • Use a common basemap • Extract your data from your database • Don’t forget the world is a sphere
  30. 30. Why has Geo been opening up? • Large governement clients • University users • Organisations • Open Grass Foundation  OGC • OSGeo • Open Streetmap • Locationtech (Eclipse)
  31. 31. Thanks for your attention! • http://osgeo.be - http://live.osgeo.org • Questions/remarks? Johan.vandewauw@realdolmen.com • 23-25 september

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