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Geovisualisation Service for Grid-Based Assessment of Natural Disasters

  • Peter Slížik
  • Ladislav Hluchý
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4967)

Abstract

The Medigrid Geovisualisation Service brings together the power of Grid computation and the flexibility of web mapping. The Service provides visualisation of the simulations of natural disasters, such as floods, forest fires, and soil erosion. It was developed for the Medigrid project and can be used from the project web portal. The user is able to zoom to the specific area and watch the progress of the event in time. Being web-based, the Service is universal and user friendly.

Keywords

Natural Disaster Geographic Information System Grid Infrastructure Spatial Data Infrastructure Open Geospatial Consortium 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Slížik
    • 1
  • Ladislav Hluchý
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of InformaticsSlovak Academy of SciencesBratislavaSlovakia

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