An Interoperable GIS Solution for the Public Administration
Geographical information is of strategic importance, when comes to land use management decision-making and GIS are essential resources for the production of land use management instruments, commonly known as plans (e.g. master plans).
To build them, local authorities require multi-disciplinary teams with different competences and responsibilities. Many of these teams are external to the municipality and in the position of sub-contractors. With so many actors involved, the result is often a complex mesh of incoherent spatial data. Overcoming this problem often leads to huge overheads for the public administration.
This paper addresses a possible technical solution for this issue, based on international standards (e.g. OpenGIS) and profiting from the current state of technological development.
KeywordsMaster Plan Spatial Data Infrastructure Management Instrument Scalable Vector Graphic Object Request Broker
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- [Con02a]Open GIS Consortium. OpenGIS Abstract Specification (September 2002), http://www.opengis.org/techno/abstract.htm
- [Con02b]Open GIS Consortium. OpenGIS Catalog Services Implementation Specification v1.1.1 (February 2002), http://www.opengis.org/techno/specs/02-087r3.pdf
- [Con02c]Open GIS Consortium. OpenGIS Web Feature Service Implementation Specification v1.0.0 (September 2002), http://www.opengis.org/techno/specs/02-058.pdf
- [Con02d]Open GIS Consortium. OpenGIS Web Map Service Interfaces Implementation Specification v1.1.1 (January 2002), http://www.opengis.org/techno/specs/01-068r3.pdf
- [Con02e]Open GIS Consortium. Request for Comment – OpenGIS Web Coverage Service (December 2002), http://www.opengis.org/techno/02-024r1.pdf
- [Con03]Open GIS Consortium. OpenGIS Geography Markup Language (GML) Implementation Specification c3.0 (January 2003), http://www.opengis.org/techno/documents/02-023r4.pdf
- [Cot03]Cote, P.: The Future of Spatial Data Sharing (May 2003), http://www.sdvc.uwyo.edu/metadata/cote.html
- [Gro02]Object Management Group. Catalog of OMG Specifications (November 2002), http://www.omg.org/technology/documents/spec_catalog.htm
- [New02]Newcomer, E.: Understanding Web Services. Addison-Wesley, Reading (2002)Google Scholar