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This paper is the editorial of the Special Issue “Open Source Geospatial Software”, which features 10 published papers. The editorial introduces the concept of openness and, within the geospatial context, declines it into the three main components of software, data and standards. According to this classification, the papers published in the Special Issue are briefly summarized and a future research agenda in the open geospatial domain is finally outlined.
Minghini, M., Mobasheri, A., Rautenbach, V., & Brovelli, M. A. (2020). Geospatial openness: from software to standards & data. Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards, 5(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40965-020-0074-y