Journal Volume 1

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This is a draft page for working on the OSGeo Journal

Deadlines

These are draft deadlines currently open for discussion.

  1. Call for participation and papers - February 27, 2007
  2. Finalise production team - March 8, 2007
  3. Close formal call for papers - March 23, 2007
  4. Draft production - April 4, 2007
  5. Final production - April 16, 2007

Status

  1. Starting up..
  2. Setting deadlines
  3. Volunteer invite sent to OSGeo discuss list (twice)
  4. Drafts for articles are coming in


Contributors / Topics

See Journal page for definition of the following categories. Add yourself if you are interested. Note that all categories don't have to be filled, so this serves as a rough outline for the types of content we generally hope to have.

Status:

  •  ? = not yet confirmed
  •  !? = confirmed/in contact
  •  ! = first version submitted
  •  !!! = final version ready


Editorials

  1. Author: Tyler Mitchell - General updates - !?
  2. Ohloh stats summary

News

  1. Author: Tyler Mitchell - OSGeo 1st Anniversary - !
  2. OSGeo accepted for Google Summer of Code (SoC) - !
  3. OSGeo sponsorship update !
  4. Upcoming events !
  5. Old news, see news archive on osgeo.org !

Event Reports (2-3 articles)

  1. Author: Dr. K S Rajan - topic: Map World Forum, India - !
  2. Author: Andrea Scianna - title: VIII Meeting Italian users of GRASS & GFOSS - !
  3. Author: Helena Mitasova/Julia Harrell - title: 2007 NC GIS Conference and new OSGEO Affiliated NC FOSS4G User Group - !

Project Spotlights (1-2 articles)

  1. Author Marc Jansen and Astrid Emde - title: TBD (A short introduction to Mapbender) -- !
  2. Author M. Mueller - title: TBD (deegree) -- !
  3. Author Tim Sutton - title: Introducing openModeller - !
  4. Author Oliver Eichler - title: TBD (QLandkarte) -- !

Case Studies (2-3 articles)

  1. Authors: Alex Fordyce and Charlie Crocker - title: Open Source Software in San Francisco's Urban Forest Project - !
  2. Author: Roger Bivand - title: Using the R-GRASS Interface  !

Integration Studies (2-3 articles)

  1. Author: Schyler Erle - title: TBD - !? (coming Tuesday)
  2. Author: Franck Martin - title: Tikiwiki a GeoCMS - !
  3. Authors: Jachym Cepicky and Lorenzo Becchi - title: PyWPS and Embrio Using ka-Map & PyWPS to create a GRASS WEB GIS - !
  4. Author: Dylan Beaudette - title: Producing Press-ready Maps with GRASS and GMT - !

Topical Studies (1-2 articles)

  1. Author: Landon Blake - title: Spatial Relationships - An Introduction - !
  2. Author: Daniel Aimes - title: Evaluation and Implementation of WPS - !

Programming Tutorials (1-2 articles)

  1. Author: Tim Sutton - title: Building apps with QGIS API

None

Interview(s)

None

Developer Announcements

  1. Author: Luca Casagrande - title: LiveCD Developments - !
  2. OSGeo project summaries:
    1. Author: MapGuide PSC - title: MapGuide Project Update - 2007 Q1 - !
    2. Author: Jody Garnett - title: GeoTools Project Update - 2007 Q1 - !
    3. Author: Daniel Morissette - topic: MapServer Project Update - 2007 Q1 - !
    4. Author: Cameron Shorter - topic: MapBuilder Project Update - ("Status" and "About the author" sections only) - !
    5. Author: Christoph Baudson - topic: Mapbender Project Update - 2007 Q1 - !
    6. Author: Frank Warmerdam - topic: GDAL Project Update - 2007 Q1 - !
    7. Author: Jeroen Ticheler - topic: Geonetwork Project Update - 2007 Q1 - !
    8. Author: GRASS PSC - topic: GRASS Project Update - 2007 Q1 - !
    9. Author: Gary Sherman - topic: QGIS Update - !