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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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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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A Lightweight Approach for the Sensor Observation Service to Share Environmental Data across Europe
The importance of near real-time access to environmental data has increased steadily over the last few years. In this article, the focus is on the European Environment Agency (EEA), which receivesExpand
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Interaction patterns for bridging the gap between sensor networks and the Sensor Web
The Sensor Web Enablement (SWE) initiative of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) defines standards for Web Service interfaces and data encodings usable as building blocks to implement a Sensor WebExpand
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Oceans of Tomorrow sensor interoperability for in-situ ocean monitoring
The Oceans of Tomorrow (OoT) projects, funded by the European Commission's FP7 program, are developing a new generation of sensors supporting physical, biogeochemical and biological oceanographicExpand
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A human sensor web for water availability monitoring
In recent years the Sensor Web Enablement (SWE) standards of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) have been successfully applied in several practical applications. Typical domains range fromExpand
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Architecture of a Service-Enabled Sensing Platform for the Environment
Recent technological advancements have led to the production of arrays of miniaturized sensors, often embedded in existing multitasking devices (e.g., smartphones, tablets) and using a wide range ofExpand
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Development of sensor web applications with open source software
When developing client applications for OGC Web services, it is necessary to implement connectors that are able to interact with the according service interfaces. Since the interaction with OGC WebExpand
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Integrating human observations and sensor observations : the example of a noise mapping community.
Human observations have the potential to significantly improve the actuality and completeness of data about phenomena such as noise distribution in urban environments. The Human Sensor Web aims atExpand
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