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Uniform Resource Management

September 16, 2010 by kcharvat   Comments (0)


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What is URM

 In order to effectively share information and knowledge, there is a standardized schema, which supports  uniform description of information and knowledge including common vocabularies. A schema defines the meaning, characteristics, and relationships of a set of properties, and this may include constraints on potential values and the inheritance of properties from other schemas. The schema specification language is a declarative representation language influenced by... Read full post


September 16, 2010 by kcharvat   Comments (0)

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What is geoportal

Geoportal is an interface that enables search, portrayal, evaluation,  sharing, analyse and reuse of spatial and non-spatial data.

Geoportal is a solution based on interoperable standards (OGC, W3C, OASIS, ISO). Geoportal is interconnected to other resources through the Internet. It helps to create a distributed structure of information and knowledge with spatial position.

What is not geoportal

Central data storage

Closed web application... Read full post

4th way 2 SDI

September 16, 2010 by kcharvat   Comments (0)

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What are three common ways, how to build SDI, how 4th way could integrate all this approaches

3 ways of  SDI building

Public administration - this group is oriented on INSPIRE. Data stored on this portals have life cycle. This means that this data are acquired every day, week, month, year, … and it is known when this data was made.

Commercial Public portals –it can be put Google, yahoo and another portals in this group. It is used every day by ordinary users... Read full post

Transformations, SDIs and a cave troll

July 14, 2010 by Melissa Burns   Comments (0)

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Transformations, SDIs and a cave troll

    Phew. What a week it's been.

    Last week saw the annual INSPIRE conference, held in the beautiful city of Krakow. 

    With a delegate attendance of over 600 across the four days, the conference agenda was packed with hands on workshops, packed plenary sessions, seven presentation tracks and a comprehensive exhibition.

   As silver sponsors... Read full post

Formulas for calculating financial penalties

June 28, 2010 by Marc Leobet   Comments (3)



Les formules de calcul des pénalités financières que la Commission peut demander pour la France sont les suivantes :

Somme forfaitaire : Sf = Fbsf x Cg x n x jr
Sf : somme forfaitaire - Fbsf : forfait de base « somme forfaitaire » = 200 € - Cg : coefficient de gravité = de 1 à 20 - n : facteur prenant en compte la capacité de payer de l’Etat membre incriminé (effet dissuasif) = 21,83 - jr : nombre de jours de persistance de l’infraction.

Astreinte Journalière : AJ = Fba x Cg x Cd x... Read full post

CfP: Towards Digital Earth: Search, Discover and Share Geospatial Data (Workshop at FIS 2010, Berlin)

May 18, 2010 by Patrick Maue   Comments (0)

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We appreciate if you could forward this mail to your colleagues.

Call for submissions for the workshop:

Towards Digital Earth:
Search, Discover and Share Geospatial Data

Find the latest information here: http://ifgi.uni-muenster.de/DE2010/.
Or follow us on twitter: http://twitter.com/de2k10

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Job Offer for PhD Position - Building web portals for environmental models

May 18, 2010 by Patrick Maue   Comments (0)

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Job Offer for a PhD Position. We appreciate if you could forward this offer to potential candidates.


Interested to work as PhD student in an European research project? We, the Institute for Geoinformatics (http://ifgi.uni-muenster.de) at the University of Münster, German, are currently looking for graduates (MSc level or equivalent) with a strong background in geoinformatics, environmental informatics, or computer science. In the research project ENVISION... Read full post

[ WELCOME to the 10th Anniversary of "Sächsisches GIS-Forum" ! ]

April 27, 2010 by IGN-SN   Comments (0)

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See latest PROGRAMME updates for GI2010-Symposium-DRESDEN, 14./15. May 2010

at IGN's Weblog page: [ http://GDI-SN.blogspot.com ]

ATTENTION: There will be NO conference fee, but only a social fee for non-supported services including the social "Get together" at 14. May. The early booking fee is due only until 30.04., as well as a special rebate for CEEC participants only, but the registration form must be sent until 30. April. After May 1st the social fee will be upgraded.... Read full post

FME News

March 11, 2010 by Lassitani   Comments (0)

I got back from FMEDays 2010 yesterday, and I must say it was a mind blowing experiece. Now people build 3D city models with textures, DEMs and ortophotos with FME. Others collect data and transform it in FME to feed it to augmented reality applications in mobile phones. Some users build flood models and others use FME for INSPIRE initiatives Download and Transformation Services.

FME reads and writes over 250 CAD, GIS, raster, database, 3D, BIM and web formats (OGC). You can easily do... Read full post