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New Generation Sensor Web Enablement
Many sensor networks have been deployed to monitor Earth’s environment, and more will follow in the future. Environmental sensors have improved continuously by becoming smaller, cheaper, and moreExpand
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Discovery Mechanisms for the Sensor Web
This paper addresses the discovery of sensors within the OGC Sensor Web Enablement framework. Whereas services like the OGC Web Map Service or Web Coverage Service are already well supported throughExpand
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Semantic Enablement for Spatial Data Infrastructures
Building on abstract reference models, the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) has established standards for storing, discovering, and processing geographical information. These standards act as a basisExpand
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Managing uncertainty in integrated environmental modelling: The UncertWeb framework
Web-based distributed modelling architectures are gaining increasing recognition as potentially useful tools to build holistic environmental models, combining individual components in complexExpand
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Applying OGC sensor web enablement to risk monitoring and disaster management
This paper presents the practical application of the OGC Sensor Web Enablement Architecture to a set of use cases in the area of risk monitoring and disaster management. After introducing the OGCExpand
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Future SDI - Impulses from Geoinformatics Research and IT Trends
The term Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) was defined in the nineties as a set of policies, technologies and institutional arrangements for improving the availability and accessibility of spatialExpand
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A RESTful proxy and data model for linked sensor data
Abstract The vision of a Digital Earth calls for more dynamic information systems, new sources of information, and stronger capabilities for their integration. Sensor networks have been identified asExpand
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Semantic Challenges for Sensor Plug and Play
The goal of the Sensor Web Enablement (SWE) initiative of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) is the definition of web service interfaces and data encodings to make sensors discoverable, taskableExpand
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Improving the Communication of Spatial Information in Crisis Response by Combining Paper Maps and Mobile Devices
Efficient and effective communication between mobile units and the central emergency operation center is a key factor to respond successfully to the challenges of emergency management. Nowadays, theExpand
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enviroCar: A Citizen Science Platform for Analyzing and Mapping Crowd-Sourced Car Sensor Data
This article presents the enviroCar platform for collecting geographic data acquired from automobile sensors and openly providing those data for further processing and analysis. By plugging aExpand
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