El uso de Sistemas de Infomación Geográfica Libre en Costa Rica

The main topic of this article is the use of the free of charge Geographic Information Systems (GIS), in Costa Rica. It begins establishing the advantages associated with the application of this technologies and which benefits can be obtained. Next, a description of the use of commercial software by part of the national institutions is presented and the variety of fields it is used for. In the manner the application that has been developed is shown. The importance of the GIS’s in the management of the territory is explained and how the institutional information is been treated. It also explains the advantages of using free software in the institutions and it's been implemented by them. At the end of this article a series of conclusions about the status of a free GIS and several activities that had been done are explained ​
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