About Me

Salvatore Larosa is a Geologist with a passion for GIS. Specializing in developing WebGIS applications using the PHP language (PHP/MapScript) and standalone applications using the libraries PyQGIS (Python and PyQt). He is also interested in the development of Python scripts for ArcGIS (ArcGIS scripting). He has experience in the field of environmental analysis and territorial planning through the use of GIS. He has a particular focus in the use of Open Source Softwares. Since April 2013 he is a core developer of the QGIS project.


  • Database administration expertise on PostgreSQL and PostGIS in Linux and Windows environment;
  • Ability to work in a mixed environment: Windows and Linux both client and server;
  • Web Mapping expertise on Mapserver, p.mapper and OpenLayers in Linux and Windows environment;
  • Desktop Mapping expertise on ArcGIS, QGIS, gvSIG and GRASS. Knowledge of Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) standards like WMS, WFS, WCS, WPS, GML and KML.

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