Open Source Geospatial tools workshop
28th – 30th August 2008Pune Chapter
PostgreSQL is a high-performance object-relational database management system.PostGIS extends spatial data capabilities to Postgres. We’ll cover setting up Postgres withPostGIS, designing your data models, and importing your data.
–GeoServerGeoServer is a feature rich, standards compliant open source server that connects yourinformation to the geospatial web. The workshop will give you what you need toconfigure GeoServer to publish your data on the Web. We’ll walk through aconfiguration with a Postgres back-end, data styling, and integration with browser-basedand desktop clients.
–OpenLayerspenLayers provides the base for a browser-based mapping client. This workshop willcover the basics of building an application with OpenLayers—getting a simple slippymap interface to display your data.In the following demo, SACON shows how easy it is to serve your geographic data onthe web. Steps covered:1.
Load your data (shapefile) into PostgreSQL/PostGIS database usingOpenJUMPWe have provided Wetlands of Rajahmundry Mandal sample data withthis tutorial in the form of shapefiles as follows in the directorydata/Wetlands of Rajahmundry Mandal.
total water bodies.shp3.
Connect your data to GeoServer4.
Symbolize your shapefile with the help of uDig open source desktop GIS andcreate a style in GeoServer5.
Create an OpenLayers client that visualizes your data.
Salim Ali Centre For Ornithology And Natural History (SACON), Hyderabad.