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Thursday, January 31, 2013

QGIS Plug-in Among Open Source Rookie of the year Project Winners

Black Duck, a company that offers tools to manage open source projects, selects the Rookie of the Year projects "based on a simple weighted scoring system that factored in 'project activity, commits pace, project team attributes, and other factors.'” This year a QGIS plug-in made the list of 10.

  • InaSAFE – produces realistic natural hazard impact scenarios for better planning, preparedness and response activities.

...InaSAFE is a project backed by the Indonesian Disaster Management Agency, the Australia-Indonesia Facility for Disaster Reduction and the World Bank. It’s a plugin for the open source GIS application Quantum GIS designed to help prepare for the impacts of floods, earthquakes, or tsunami. It crunches data from several sources, including scientists and local governments to model flooding and other scenarios, allowing governments and NGOs to make evacuation plans and other preparations.

Microsoft and Yahoo were among the winners.

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by Adena Schutzberg on 01/31 at 06:39 AM | Comments | Bookmark and Share

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