Open Source Geospatial Lab

Open Source Geospatial Lab at University of Zagreb, Faculty of Geodesy

News and Events

February 22, 2014.

Spatial and spatio-temporal modelling of meteorological and climatic variables using Open Source software (R + OSGeo)

International conference and workshop: three days of software tutorials ( WORKSHOPS) + two days of conference with keynote speakers. Read more on this event.

February 10, 2014.

Second HR-OSGeo Meetup

Second HR-OSGeo Meetup will be held on Thursday, Fabruary 13, 2014. This time two lectures are scheduled: "Heron Mapping Client - JavaScript for System Engineers and Lazy Programmers" and "FOSS4G in large-scale projects". More info on the event on web pages Please register using Meetup service.

January 24, 2014.

Webinar on NASA World Wind and the Europa Challenge

The ICA-OSGeo Lab Network and MundoGEO is announcing the fourth webinar of the "Open Geospatial Science & Applications" webinar series on February 13th , 2014. The webinars will be open and free to all on first come register basis. This webinar will be on NASA World Wind and also on the Europa Challenge by Patrick Hogan (NASA) and Maria Antonia Brovelli (Politecnico di Milano, Italy).

More information on NASA World Wind Europa Challenge on Last year's winning projects are at

To register for the webinar please go to

The schedule for the next three ICA-OSGeo Lab webinar series is:

Feb 2014: "NASA World Wind Virtual Globe Technology" - Patrick Hogan (NASA) and Maria Antonia Brovelli (Politecnico di Milano, Italy), Thursday, February 13, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM PST

March 2014: "Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network " - Chris Pettit (University of Melbourne, Australia), March 7th (time to be confirmed)

April 2014: "Things to do with OpenStreetMap" - Lluis Vicens (University of Girona, Spain) Date to be confirmed

Previous webinars recording will be available at both Geo For All website and MundoGeo at

December 13, 2013.

Advisory Board of the “Geo for All” initiative

Big growth of the OSGLs which joins Geo for All initiative led to establishing Advisory Board on December 1, 2013. The ICA and OSGeo Presidents will be the co-chairs and permanent members of the Advisory Board. Others will have a 3 year term starting date of the Advisory Board being constituted (1 Dec 2013).The Advisory Board will meet once every six months by telemeeting and Advisory Board members will keep an eye on the developments and provide strategic advice to the initiative through various forums. 

More on Advisory Board on ICA pages and Geo for All.

November 25, 2013

59th OSGL at the Faculty of Geodesy, University of Zagreb

Faculty of Geodesy, University of Zagreb joined the Geo for All initiative. Number of labs is growing every month (see the list of current labs). Formal establishing of OSGL on Faculty of Geodesy, University of Zagreb is planed for February, 2014. 

November 21, 2013

Promotion of initiative to establish OSGL at the Faculty of Geodesy, University of Zagreb

Initiative for establishing Open Source Geospatial Lab at Faculty of Geodesy, University of Zagreb will be presented on 9th Conference on Cartography and Geoinformation in Zadar, November 21, 2013.