Bastiaan van Loenen

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Access to earth observation data has become critically important for the wellbe-ing of society. A major impediment to achieving widespread sharing of earth observation data is lack of an operational web-wide system that is transparent and consistent in allowing users to legally access and use the earth observations of others without seeking permission from(More)
The motives for constructing Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDIs) are often based on their anticipated benefits for society, economy, and environment. According to those widely articulated but rarely proven benefits , SDI coordinators have been defining more specific objectives to be achieved by their SDIs. However, there is a limited number of assessment(More)
Location technology allows for the tracking and tracing of individuals. Users may increasingly be concerned about the abilities of new technology to keep an eye on ones' private life. There are concerns that the increased privacy awareness among citizens and legislation may hinder the success and further development of these technologies. An analysis of the(More)
In recent years, there has been an increasing trend of releasing public sector information as open data. Governments worldwide see the potential benefits of opening up their data. The potential benefits are more transparency, increased governmental efficiency and effectiveness, and external benefits, including societal and economic benefits. The private(More)