Generic Web Framework for Environmental Data Visualization

  • Eric Braun
  • Clemens Düpmeier
  • Daniel Kimmig
  • Wolfgang Schillinger
  • Kurt Weissenbach
Conference paper

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-44711-7_23

Part of the book series Progress in IS (PROIS)
Cite this paper as:
Braun E., Düpmeier C., Kimmig D., Schillinger W., Weissenbach K. (2017) Generic Web Framework for Environmental Data Visualization. In: Wohlgemuth V., Fuchs-Kittowski F., Wittmann J. (eds) Advances and New Trends in Environmental Informatics. Progress in IS. Springer, Cham

Abstract

The Web and the growing popularity of Internet of Things show a large need for data visualization. This paper presents both a concept and an implemented prototype for a framework that supports a user in creating data visualizations on the Web. The concept is based on a microservice architecture using lightweight REST based service interfaces for communication. The prototype is evaluated using environmental data gathered by the State Office for the Environment, Measurements and Nature Conservation of the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg (LUBW). The main advantages of the framework are high customizability and no requirements for programming skills for using a large part of the framework.

Keywords

Data visualization Web component Microservice REST 

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric Braun
    • 1
  • Clemens Düpmeier
    • 1
  • Daniel Kimmig
    • 2
  • Wolfgang Schillinger
    • 2
  • Kurt Weissenbach
    • 3
  1. 1.Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)Eggenstein-LeopoldshafenGermany
  2. 2.State Office for the EnvironmentMeasurements and Nature Conservation of the Federal State of Baden-Württemberg (LUBW)KarlsruheGermany
  3. 3.Ministry of the EnvironmentClimate Protection and the Energy Sector Baden-WürttembergStuttgartGermany