DECAT Platform: Early Warning & Alert Systems with GeoNode, GeoServer and MapStore

Dear Reader, in this post we want to talk about how we twisted and extended GeoNode, GeoServer, and MapStore to build a platform for emergency response and early warning for the DeCATastrophize European Project (acronym DECAT). DECAT Project Effective systems for early warning, mitigation of impacts, and emergency management can save lives and protect people, property and the environment in the event of natural and man-made disasters. The goal of the DECAT project is to design, implement and operate a geospatial decision support system to assess, prepare for and respond to multiple and/or simultaneous natural and man-made hazards and disasters in a synergistic way. The DECAT platform provides:...


Rilasciata nuova versione del profilo DCAT-AP IT per CKAN

Dear Reader, We apologize in advance, but this post is for our italian readers (hence in Italian only) to announce that we have finalized a new version of the DCAT-AP_IT Metadata Profile leveraging on the CKAN Open Data product. Siamo lieti di condividere con voi le ultime novità che caratterizzeranno la nuova versione dell’estensione CKAN per il supporto al profilo applicativo DCAT-AP_IT. Come forse molti di voi già sapranno il profilo per la documentazione dei dati delle pubbliche amministrazioni (DCAT-AP_IT), reso disponibile dall’Agenzia per l’Italia Digitale (AgID), è nato con l’obiettivo di armonizzare i metadati con cui vengono descritti i dataset pubblici, al fine di...


HEV-E: leveraging on GeoNode to explore data for disaster risk management

Sharing data and information related to risk management is a stringent necessity. Natural events have an ever increasing impact on global population and assets, mostly in areas with reduced capabilities to deal with emergencies. Disaster management, prevention, and planning activities require access to the most up to date and detailed information available for a geographic area. Often data resides in some remote corners of the web hardly discoverable or, in the worst case, is kept segregated in local storage reducing or completely cancelling its value. Moreover data often lacks fundamental information (metadata) regarding its contents and formats. The GFDRR group of World Bank...

FOSS4G 2018

Meet GeoSolutions at FOSS4G Dar Es Salam 2018!

Dear Reader, GeoSolutions is pleased to announce its presence at FOSS4G 2018 in Dar Es Salam, Tanzania, from 27th to 31th August. The annual FOSS4G conference is the largest global event for Open Source geospatial solutions, and this year will be held in Africa after almost 10 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 Gold sponsor and we have also submitted a number of workshops and presentations and workshops on GeoServer, GeoNode as well as MapStore, find the details here below. Workshop  - Introduction to GeoNode, with Alessio Fabiani. Monday the 27h from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm.  - GeoNode developers workshop, with...

FOSS4G EU 2018

Meet GeoSolutions at FOSS4G Europe 2018!

Dear Reader, GeoSolutions is proud to announce that we will take part in this year FOSS4G Europe in Guimaraes, Portugal, from 16th to 21nd of July as Silver Sponsor. The full program of our workshops is provided here below. We also have a vast number of presentations accepted which cover MapStore, GeoServer and GeoNode but the program is not final yet, hence we will amend this post when available. Workshops   - GeoNode, the Open Source geospatial CMS, with Alessio Fabiani. 16th of July from 9:30 to 13:00.   - OGC services with GeoServer: from journeyman to master, with Andrea Aime and Nuno Oliveira. 20th of July from 9:30...