A Client for Distributed Geo-processing on the Web

  • Theodor Foerster
  • Bastian Schäffer
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4857)


The OGC Web Processing Service specification provides a means to perform web-based processes on distributed geodata and to produce thereby web-based geoinformation. However a client which integrates different data and geo-processing services is missing but would enable fully web-based information integration. This was the starting point for this study to build a client, which is able to integrate multiple web-based data and processing services. The applicability of the client for web-based information integration will be demonstrated for a real-time risk management scenario. The client is realized on top of uDig and available under Open Source license (GPL) at the 52° North Open Source initiative.


Web Processing Service Web Processing Service Client web-based processing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Theodor Foerster
    • 1
  • Bastian Schäffer
    • 2
  1. 1.International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth ObservationEnschedeThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Institute for GeoinformaticsMünsterGermany

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