Standards-based computing capabilities for distributed geospatial applications

Researchers face increasingly large repositories of geospatial data stored in different locations and in various formats. To address this problem, the Open Geospatial Consortium and the Open Grid Forum are collaborating to develop standards for distributed geospatial computing.

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Distributed computing, Geoinformatics, Geospatial applications, Grid computing, Standards, Web services, e-Science

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Language(s):English
AuthorsLee, C. (Aerospace Corporation), Percivall, G. (Open Geospatial Consortium)
Publisher:IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Keywords:Distributed computing, Geoinformatics, Geospatial applications, Grid computing, Standards, Web services, e-Science
Last update:2008