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'''China Chapter of OSGEO'''
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== Introduction to the Open Source Geospatial Foundation Wiki ==
  
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This is the community Wiki of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation. Please refer to [http://www.osgeo.org/ the official web site] for official documents and policies. This Wiki is the place where documents such as committee notes, discussion on software projects, and proposals can be created collaboratively.
  
== '''About China OSGEO''' ==
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See [[Getting Started]] for how to dive in and get involved. We have [[Local Chapters]], which work regionally and in other languages. We also have many active [[Mailing Lists]] for discussions. Take a moment to visit our [[Library]]. We have a list of email [[Contacts]] for various projects and functions.
  
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The OSGeo has an [http://www.osgeo.org/about official structure] but the movement is much larger. You are free to join us and add yourself to this [[:Category:OSGeo_Member | OSGeo Member List]].
  
Open Source Geospatial software (i.e. GRASS, GDAL, MapGuide and Mapserver) has become quite competitive with proprietary GIS in recent years. OSGEO is such a global non-profit organization dedicating to global collaboration on supporting, building and promoting highest-quality open source geospatial software.
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The China Chapter of OSGEO is formed by Chinese Active Users of Open Source Geospatial Software, hosted by National Remote Sensing Center of China, and co-sponsored by Autodesk Software (China) Co. Ltd. China OSGEO cooperates closely with OSGEO Board aiming at promoting the use and development of OSGEO projects in China. It tries to serve anyone interested in Open Source GIS and related issues, and to cover all the activities associated with Open Source GIS in China.
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=== Committees ===
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[[:Category:Committees | Committees]] are part of the official structure of OSGeo. This is where the work gets done. Committees meet on the [[IRC]] on [irc://irc.freenode.net/osgeo #osgeo] or use conference calls.  For a list of scheduled or regularly scheduled meetings of many of the committees check the [[Foundation Calendar]]. From the committees' pages you will find the missions, names of the people involved, and links to the working documents.
  
=== Mission ===
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Informal participation in committees via mailing list, Wiki contributions and meeting attendance is encouraged by all interested parties!
  
China OSGEO carries out numerous tasks addressed by OSGEO Foundation through its three committees - Supervise Committee, Executive Committee and Technical Committee.
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* [[Board of Directors]]
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* [[CodeOfConduct Committee| Code Of Conduct Committee]]
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* [[Conference Committee]]
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* [[GeoForAll]]
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* [[Incubation Committee]]
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* [[Marketing Committee]]
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* [[Open Geoscience Committee]]
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* [[Project Steering Committees]]
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* [[Public Geospatial Data Committee]]
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* [[SAC|System Administration Committee (SAC)]]
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* [[UnitedNations Committee|UnitedNations Committee (UN)]]
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(1)Supervise Committee:
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* Officially representing China OSGEO to liaise with OSGEO Board, OSGEO Branches, Chinese Government Departments, or Academic Groups etc.
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* Taking responsibility for the strategies in planning and developing China OSGEO, and networking with organizations to enlist participation and support for OSGEO.
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* Committing financial accounting of running China OSGEO, i.e. budget application, financing donation.
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(2)Executive Committee:
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=== Networking ===
* Creating and managing China OSGEO official website (http://china.osgeo.org/), for example, daily updating, meeting announcement, workshops and training, FAQ, mailing lists and wiki.
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* Taking care of China Directory Listing and providing the members with networking opportunities for support and job opportunities.
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* Increasing awareness about open source GIS solutions and promoting adoption in education, research, industry, government, and non-profit organizations though local technical supports.
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* Encouraging local people to contribute to OSGEO projects or to release their outcomes as open source software with financial or practical assistance.
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(3)Technical Committee:
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OSGeo means community based development. We work at both global and local level. Check here for joining active communities:
* Software Internationalization and Localization
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* [[Local Chapters]]
* Development of prototype applications to demonstrate Open Source geospatial capabilities to local and regional audiences
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* [[Like Minded Regional Organizations]]
* Software Packaging and Customization for local and regional needs
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* [[International Outreach]]
* Training, Support and Development of e-Learning Contents in local languages
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* [[:Category:OSGeo_Member | OSGeo Members]]
* Supporting open standards and open access to geospatial data
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China OSGEO may not be limited to the above tasks, but all the activities should not be contrary or detrimental to the Mission and Objectives of OSGEO.
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=== Objectives ===
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=== Current Issues ===
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* [[Logo Update]]
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* [[:Category:Events|Events]] - our calendar
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* [[Volunteers Needed]]
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* [[What's Working]]
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* [[What's Not Working]]
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Quarterly Committee Membership Meetings:
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* Committee work reviewing
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* Question and Discussion
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* Proposal or planning
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Collaborative Projects:
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=== General OSGeo ===
* Localization of OSGeo projects - MapGuide, GRASS, GDAL etc.
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* Development of demo prototype illustrating how to use open source gis software
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* Software documentation translation (from English to Chinese or verse visa)
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* Development of e-Learning Content in Chinese
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* Software re-packaging and customization for Chinese platform
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* Free geospatial dataset downloading
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Regional Events:  
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*[[OSGeo Description]]
* Annual conference
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*[[OSGeo Wikipedia Articles]]
* Workshops and Training
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*[http://www.osgeo.org/membership Membership Rules]
* Special Lectures
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*[[Committee Guidelines]]
* Demonstrations
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*[[Contacts]] - for projects, committees, etc
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*[http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo OSGeo issue tracker]
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*[http://trac.osgeo.org All OSGeo issue trackers]
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*[https://git.osgeo.org/gitea/ OSGeo git]
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*[[Protocol for requesting letter of support|Protocol for requesting a letter of support]]
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*[[Jobs Board]]
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*[[Open Source GIS History]]
  
Communication:
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* Networking Local Communities related to geo-issues
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* Mailing Lists
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* Wiki
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== '''Initial Membership''' ==
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=== Software and Data ===
  
* China Chapter Representative - Prof. Rongguo Chen
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Services:
* Prof. Rongguo Chen, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research.
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* [http://live.osgeo.org/ OSGeo Live Distribution]
* Prof. Jiahong Li, National Remote Sensing Center of China.
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* [[Commercial Services]]
* Prof. Chenghu Zhou, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research.
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* [[Geodata Repository]]
* Assoc. Prof. Xianfeng Song, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
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* Mr. Kevin Zhu, Infrastructure Solution Division, Autodesk Software Inc.
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* Mr. Jian Sun, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research.
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* Mr. Pengwan Xia, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research.
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== '''Site Layout''' ==
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Development:
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* [[JQuery Spatial]] development
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* [[AJAX WebMapping Project Request]]
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* [[OSGeo Binary Distribution]]
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* [[Google Summer of Code]] initiative
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* [[Java GIS Collaboration]]
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* [http://metacrs.osgeo.org MetaCRS] project
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* [[Mobile Solutions]]
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* [[Programming Languages Project]]
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* [[OSGeo Labs]]
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China Chapter Portal:
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== Useful Notes ==
Information of Interest to Local Users, for examples, Meetings, Events, Chapter, Call for Papers, e-Learning, Tutorial, Reports, and Free Open Source Geographical Dataset.
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Mailing Lists or Archives for Chinese Users:
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* [[Getting Started]] will help you to find about.
* Desktop GIS - QGIS, OpenEV
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* [[How to Edit]] this Wiki.
* GIS workstation - GRASS, GDAL/OGR, OSSIM, geotools
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* [[How to keep Track]] of what is going on in the Wiki.
* Geo-statistics - GNU R
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* [[OSGEO:Protected page guidelines|Protected page guidelines]]
* Web mapping servers - MapGuide Open Source, Mapserver, GeoServer
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* Web map clients - MapBuilder
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* Metadata servers - Isite
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* Spatial Data Engine - PostGIS, myGIS
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* C/S Database - PostgreSQL, mySQL, SQLite
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Note: Enabled step by step when enlisting our professional participants
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China Directory Listing:
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Companies, People, Universities, Research Institutes, Organizations, Government Departments etc. involved with or using OSGEO Projects.
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[[OSGEO:About|Wiki Site Disclaimer]]
China OSGEO Media Coverage:
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[[Category: OSGeo_Member ]]
Links or snippets of media featuring activities of China OSGEO from various sources.
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== '''Links''' ==
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* China OSGEO - https://china.osgeo.org/
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* China OSGEO Mailinglist - http://china.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo
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* NRSCC - http://www.nrscc.gov.cn/
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* Autodesk (China) - http://www.autodesk.com.cn/
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* IGSNRR - http://www.igsnrr.cas.cn/
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* GUCAS - http://www.gucas.ac.cn/
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* GDAL - http:// gdal.maptools.org/
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* GeoTools - https://geotools.osgeo.org/
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* GRASS - http://grass.itc.org/
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* Mapbender - http://www.mapbender.org/
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* MapBuilder - http://communitymapbuilder.org/
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* MapGuide - https://mapguide.osgeo.org/
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* Mapserver - http://mapserver.gis.umn.edu/
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* OSSIM - http://www.ossim.org/
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Latest revision as of 15:29, 7 November 2019

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Introduction to the Open Source Geospatial Foundation Wiki

This is the community Wiki of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation. Please refer to the official web site for official documents and policies. This Wiki is the place where documents such as committee notes, discussion on software projects, and proposals can be created collaboratively.

See Getting Started for how to dive in and get involved. We have Local Chapters, which work regionally and in other languages. We also have many active Mailing Lists for discussions. Take a moment to visit our Library. We have a list of email Contacts for various projects and functions.

The OSGeo has an official structure but the movement is much larger. You are free to join us and add yourself to this OSGeo Member List.

Committees

Committees are part of the official structure of OSGeo. This is where the work gets done. Committees meet on the IRC on #osgeo or use conference calls. For a list of scheduled or regularly scheduled meetings of many of the committees check the Foundation Calendar. From the committees' pages you will find the missions, names of the people involved, and links to the working documents.

Informal participation in committees via mailing list, Wiki contributions and meeting attendance is encouraged by all interested parties!

Networking

OSGeo means community based development. We work at both global and local level. Check here for joining active communities:

Useful Notes



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