Green Technologies Collection: Coastal Informatics: Web Atlas Design And Implementation, 1st Edition

  • Dawn Wright
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  • ISBN-10: 161520816X
  • ISBN-13: 9781615208166
  • DDC: 526.0916
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 321 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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This book examines state-of-the-art developments in coastal informatics (e.g., data portals, data, metadata vocabularies and ontologies, metadata creation, extraction, cross-walking tools, geographic and information management systems, grid computing) and coastal mapping (particularly via Internet map servers) and web-based geographical information and analysis.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Principles.
2: Introduction.
3: Coastal Web Atlas Features.
4: Coastal Web Atlas Implementation.
5: Coastal Atlas Interoperability.
6: Coastal Web Atlas Case Studies around the World.
7: Overview of Coastal Atlases.
8: Oregon, USA.
9: Ireland.
10: Virginia and Maryland, USA.
11: Wisconsin, USA.
12: Belgium.
13: Africa.
14: Caribbean.
15: United Kingdom.
16: Spain.
17: Coastal Web Atlas Management and Governance Issues.
18: The International Coastal Atlas Network.
19: Coastal Atlases in the Context of Spatial Data Infrastructures.
20: Creating a Usable Atlas.
21: Improving a Growing Atlas.
22: Supporting a Successful Atlas.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.