OSGeoLive downloadBootable linux distro for Geospatial Applications. OSGeoLive is a self-contained bootable DVD, USB thumb drive or Virtual Machine based on Lubuntu that allows you to try a wide variety of open source geospatial software without installing anything. It is composed entirely of free software, allowing it to be freely distributed, duplicated and passed around.
ISO - ISO 19115-1:2014 - Geographic information — Metadata — Part 1: FundamentalsISO 19115-1:2014 defines the schema required for describing geographic information and services by means of metadata. It provides information about the identification, the extent, the quality, the spatial and temporal aspects, the content, the spatial reference, the portrayal, distribution, and other properties of digital geographic data and services.
GeoConverterThe GeoConverter provides an interface for the direct communication with web map services to order the map as well as a library to transform the images to the popular and comprehensive GeoTIFF graphics file format.
It reads and writes several GIS vector file formats based on the famous OGR tools and converts them.
GeoConverter has been developed by the Geometa Lab at the HSR University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil.