MEMS Mobile GIS: A Spatially Enabled Fish Habitat Management System

  • A. Rizzini
  • K. Gardiner
  • M. Bertolotto
  • J. Carswell
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4295)


Spatially enabled computing can provide assistance to both web-based and mobile users by exploiting positional information and associated contextual knowledge. The Mobile Environmental Management System (MEMS) is a proof of concept prototype that has been developed in order to simplify administrative duties of biologists at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO), Canada. MEMS aims to deliver context-aware functionality aided by visualization, analysis and manipulation of spatial and attribute datasets. The resulting application delivers a set of functions and services that aids the DFO’s biologists in making everyday management decisions.


Global Position System Geographic Information System Application Server Spatial Query General Packet Radio Service 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Rizzini
    • 1
  • K. Gardiner
    • 2
  • M. Bertolotto
    • 1
  • J. Carswell
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Computer Science and InformaticsUniversity College DublinBelfield, Dublin 4Ireland
  2. 2.Digital Media CentreDublin Institute of TechnologyDublin 2Ireland

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