We are actively contributing to various open source projects and offer here selected tutorials. Enjoy!
ZOO Web Services Tutorial
Our group translated the whole documentation of the ZOO workshop hold in Barcelona in 2010; here you can find our translation while here is the original.
To report possible errors in the translation please feel free to contact our group.
How to geocode maps from scientific articles
Sometimes you see a nice map in an article but the referred data points (for example, disease cases) are not listed in the appendix with coordinates. So? Easy - screen-capture the map from the PDF file (or scan) and use the free QGIS to re-geocode it. Then you can easily digitize the data points from this map. Get the tutorial here.
Go here for a GRASS Quickstart
Grid Engine on Cluster Tutorial
To quickly use Grid Engine, take a look at our Grid Engine howto
We offer an "Introduzione ad OSM" in Italian language at
and the same as "book" for duplex printing on only 4 sheets at
Another very interesting introduction to OpenStreetMap it is available from learnosm.org website:
How to insert OpenStreetMap map in you web page
Insert an OpenStreetMap map in your web it is very simple.
First go to the main page of OpenStreetMap, now you have to click on the "Export" tab, then select in the checkbox "Embeddable HTML". You can also add a point in the map, clicking on the map or from your coordinates.
To put the map in your web page you have to copy the link and paste it in the website.
That's all, really easy, right??
Cool Science 2.0 Web tools
Check 'em out here