Micuenca project workshop - San Salvador

Terra GIS and Catholic Relief Services (CRS San Salvador office) joint forces for a three day long workshop to develop an interactive Web GIS for the GWI (Global water Initiative) Micuenca project (Integrated Watershed Management in Latin America).
Group Picture - Micuenca Workshop San Salvador, Dec 2011
Project Coordinator Paul Hicks (CRS) , Norma Minero (CRS) and Karsten Vennemann (Terra GIS) jointly lead a workshop with participants from each of the 4 countries in the Micuenca project: Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. Two representatives for each of the countries attended the workshop. As a group we jointly defined and started building the functionality of the Micuenca GIS Viewer. Finally all where working in small groups to assemble and edit data for use in the Web GIS and data base.

CSGIS and Terra GIS collaboration

This week Ruth Schönbucher from our Partner CSGIS CSGIS(Munich / Immenstadt, Germany) joined the 3 day class Interoperable Web GIS Solutions with Free and Open Source Geospatial software as a class assistant. Dec 2011 OS Web Mapping Class picture
The class was taught in Seattle at Office Nomads on Capitol Hill, October 3rd through October 5th, 2011. Ruth wanted to to renew her Open Source Web GIS skills (having written a MapServer book some years ago). We are sure that this will be the start for an intensive business partnership and GIS knowledge exchange between CSGIS and Terra GIS.

Agreement of collaboration between Terra GIS Ltd. and gvSIG Association

gvSIG Association Cooperator LogoTerra GIS and the gvSIG Association signed an agreement of collaboration. The work of the Association and its collaborators aims at promoting the use of open source geospatial solutions and is not limited to gvSIG products. Terra GIS has the immediate goal to provide enhanced recources to open source gis users such as training and support services along with easy access to documentation and tutorials. The growing list of collaborators of the gvSIG association can be found here.