> Dear Readers,
> We are very proud to announce the release of the 4th edition of FOSSGIS Brasil Magazine.
> In this 2012 1st issue, the cover section addresses Medatada theme, which deserves special attention
> of any professional who works with geospatial data.
> Reading the related articles you will understand what is metadata and why it is so important in
> geo-technologies context. As a theory complement, a tutorial about metadata edition on opensource GIS environment
> is available.
> In the DESKTOP GIS section, we present more info about Spring Software, trying to explain
> why this brasilian software project is a real case of success in GIS market.
> Mobile gis tool users will like to read the paper about the OSM Tracker initiative. In this issue there is also
> a very interesting text about Kosmo SIG customization for mobile applications.
> This 4th edition of FOSSGIS Brasil was built with the effort of the GIS community, including international
> contributions. Consering this, be sure to check the interview with Jeroen Ticheler, founder and CEO at Geonetwork project, and
> also the text written for three of the most important contributors of the gvSIG association, talking about the new development model
> for the project of the robust gvSIG GIS suite.
> This year, greatest desire for us at FOSSGIS Brasil team is to continue doing what we have been doing in 2011: To georreference knownledgment
> Linkt to download: http://bit.ly/zFKS3b
> The FOSSGIS Brasil team