Interoperable Education for Interoperable GIS

  • D. Ian Heywood
  • Karen K. Kemp
  • Derek E. Reeve
Part of the The Springer International Series in Engineering and Computer Science book series (SECS, volume 495)

Abstract

It is 2010 and geographic information (GI) is everywhere. Geographic information systems (GIS) interoperability has revolutionized the way vendors, data providers, and application developers deliver GI solutions. GI is embedded in a very wide range of information systems and decision support products from real estate sales through military applications to personal navigation. These all rely on a common global spatial data infrastructure that provides scale-independent data constantly updated. GI is available whenever and wherever it is needed. GIS have become so thoroughly interoperable that they have all but disappeared as distinct products.

Keywords

Assure Remote Sensing Metaphor Chalk Karen 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Ian Heywood
  • Karen K. Kemp
  • Derek E. Reeve

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