Sensor Web Oriented Web-Based GIS

  • Shaoqing Shen
  • Xiao Cheng
  • Peng Gong
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5373)


Web-Based GIS has brought a lot of convenience to the public. However, traditional Web-Based GIS cannot meet the needs in applications that request for many different data types and real-time updates. A Sensor Web is a computer accessible network of many, spatially distributed devices using sensors to monitor conditions at different locations. In this paper we demonstrate the concept of Sensor Web Oriented Web-Based GIS, which is a new type of Web-Based GIS using Sensor Web as data source.

We first describe the concept of Sensor Web Oriented Web-Based GIS after analyzing the disadvantages of traditional Web-Based GIS and Sensor Web. Then we demonstrate the distributed architecture for such a system. At last, a prototype application of Sensor Web Oriented Web-Based GIS is described.


Web-Based GIS Sensor Web Web Services 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shaoqing Shen
    • 1
  • Xiao Cheng
    • 1
  • Peng Gong
    • 1
  1. 1.State Key Lab of Remote Sensing Science, Jointly Sponsored by Institute of Remote Sensing ApplicationsChinese Academy of Sciences, and Beijing Normal UniversityBeijingChina

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