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GeoSolutions is supporting the G8 meeting @ l’Aquila

GeoSolutions, in coordination with the geoSDI team, has helped to build and set up the geospatial portal and SDI used by the Italian Civil Protection and the G8 help desk, as you can see here and here, to support the G8 meeting at L'Aquila, Italy. The building blocks are well-known open source projects, GeoServer, GeoNetwork, geoSDI-ERA, OpenLayers, Hibernate.For those of you that don't have access to the portal I am posting here below some screenshots of the portal showing data from various WMS servers.In the pictures above you can se the portal overlaying WMS layers from differentWMS servers which have...

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New PMC members: GeoTools is moving forward

We are glad to announce that three new members have been appointed recently to the GeoTools Project Management Committee, the entity that is responsible for steering the GeoTools projects itself. The new members are Michael Bedward, Christian Mueller and Ben Caradoc-Davies, you can find a brief bio down below.Long story short, it is good to remind that despite the misleading information which has been spread around lately, the GeoTools project is alive and kicking!Michael Bedward is an ecologist with the Department of Environment and Climate Change, Sydney, Australia. He has over twenty years of professional experience in ecological field studies,...

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