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Online GIS and spatial metadata / Terry Bossomaier and Brian A. Hope with the contribution of Christoph Karon.

By: Bossomaier, Terry [author].
Contributor(s): Hope, Brian A [author] | Karon, Christoph [contributor ].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2016Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xxiv, 414 pages : illustrations (some colour), maps (some color) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781482220155 .Subject(s): Geographic information systems | World Wide Web | MetadataDDC classification: 910.285
Contents:
1. Introduction -- 2. GIS and the internet -- 3. Server-side GIS operations -- 4. Client-side GIS operations -- 5. Introduction to markup -- 6. XML and online GIS -- 7. Information networks -- 8. Metadata on the web -- 9. SDI metadata portals and online GIS -- 10. Data warehouses -- 11. GIS anytime, anywhere -- 12. Location-based services -- 13. Future directions on online GIS.
Summary: The book provides a brief overview of the basic technology of online GIS before introducing the technical methods used to develop and implement GIS on the web. It includes an introduction to the protocols and standards now in use online and provides technical background and real-world examples of scripts, markup, and other elements that make this technology work. Expanding on the previous edition, the book offers a global perspective of online GIS, contains links and references to online resources, and includes future directions, applications, and trends.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Introduction --
2. GIS and the internet --
3. Server-side GIS operations --
4. Client-side GIS operations --
5. Introduction to markup --
6. XML and online GIS --
7. Information networks --
8. Metadata on the web --
9. SDI metadata portals and online GIS --
10. Data warehouses --
11. GIS anytime, anywhere --
12. Location-based services --
13. Future directions on online GIS.

The book provides a brief overview of the basic technology of online GIS before introducing the technical methods used to develop and implement GIS on the web. It includes an introduction to the protocols and standards now in use online and provides technical background and real-world examples of scripts, markup, and other elements that make this technology work. Expanding on the previous edition, the book offers a global perspective of online GIS, contains links and references to online resources, and includes future directions, applications, and trends.

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