GIS Software

Information about GIS software and applications including both commercial and open source GIS applications. This category covers desktop GIS (Esri’s ArcGIS suite, MapInfo, QGIS, and GRASS) as well as web mapping, GIS apps, mobile GIS, and component GIS.

Using Free and Open Source GIS to Support Natural Resource Management in the Developing World

Rohan Fisher (Research Institute of Environment and Livelihood, Charles Darwin University) discusses the GIS capacity building work he has undertaken over the last 14 years in Eastern Indonesia and the recent launch of a bilingual open source training manual for SAGA GIS to enable decentralised evidence-based natural resource management in the developing world.