Cybernetics and Systems Analysis

, Volume 49, Issue 1, pp 124–132 | Cite as

Geospatial information system for agricultural monitoring

  • A. Yu. ShelestovEmail author
  • A. N. Kravchenko
  • S. V. Skakun
  • S. V. Voloshin
  • N. N. Kussul


This paper describes a distributed system for agricultural monitoring in Ukraine at two levels, namely, at ministerial level and at agricultural enterprise level. Crop monitoring is performed using data and products obtained by moderate and high-resolution remote sensing satellites. The system includes a geoportal with a Web interface and a desktop geographic information system (GIS) with additional functions of automatic data retrieval and business-logic analysis. The system is constructed using open-source software that conforms to OGC standards for geospatial information management.


agricultural monitoring geoportal GIS OGC satellite data distributed system Web interface MODIS geospatial intelligence Openlayers module AJAX 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Yu. Shelestov
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. N. Kravchenko
    • 1
  • S. V. Skakun
    • 1
  • S. V. Voloshin
    • 2
  • N. N. Kussul
    • 1
  1. 1.Space Research Institute, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and State Space Agency of UkraineKyivUkraine
  2. 2.V. M. Glushkov Institute of CyberneticsNational Academy of Sciences of UkraineKyivUkraine

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