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SIMWESTMED - MSPGI: A Geoportal Feasibility Study - Planning Authority MSP Geoportal MSP Implementation Initiative (R26)

S. Formosa, O. Hili
2019 Zenodo  
The resultant approach showed that there are two options available: one that a new system is created, one that replicates the PA's Geoportal, or one that would add on a section to the current Geoportal  ...  Deliverable: Data management guidance document (R26) This document presents a proposal for the setting up of a Marine-related Geoportal supporting the implementation of the MSP Directive which may serve  ...  GIS application that is built on top of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2603043 fatcat:uqe2co2mrzembimrljodi6d47a

A combined change detection procedure to study desertification using opensource tools

Anna Zanchetta, Gabriele Bitelli
2017 Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards  
A further output is a new add-on implementing CVA for the GFOSS (Geospatial Free and Open Source Software) project Grass GIS.  ...  The research brings further understanding to the use of both unsupervised procedures and the methodology can be used as a fast semi-automatic preliminary step for more accurate change detection studies  ...  Zanchetta and Bitelli Open Geospatial Data, Software and Standards (2017) 2:10 Page 11 of 12  ... 
doi:10.1186/s40965-017-0023-6 fatcat:2izl6zghl5cw5g4grpx5qtshay

Geospatial Serverless Computing: Architectures, Tools and Future Directions

Sujit Bebortta, Saneev Kumar Das, Meenakshi Kandpal, Rabindra Kumar Barik, Harishchandra Dubey
2020 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
The application areas, which often require a real-time analysis, include traffic flow, forest cover, disease monitoring and so on.  ...  We report the applicability of our proposed framework in context of Cloud Geographic Information System (GIS) platform.  ...  The first stage signifies the study of serverless computing paradigm from various Internet sources for the creation of a knowledge base.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi9050311 fatcat:446ban25svguxpchznpmvojrhm

A Fast GIS-tool to Compute the Maximum Solar Energy on Very Large Terrains

S. Tabik, A. Villegas, E.L. Zapata, L.F. Romero
2012 Procedia Computer Science  
This study presents a new functionality of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to assess solar energy input on vast high resolution Digital Elevation Models (DEMs).  ...  Insolator: the open source high performance solar radiation model, we developed in a previous work, is used as baseline for this tool.  ...  A description and analysis of the three studied methods is provided in section 4. The parallel implementation and optimizations are given in section 5.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2012.04.039 fatcat:2q4zvxkqtvd4tirg3rbvnizfxe

A practical approach to developing a web-based geospatial workflow composition and execution system

Jianting Zhang
2012 Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Computing for Geospatial Research and Applications - COM.Geo '12  
tools for drag-and-drop-based workflow composition, a middleware as a workflow engine to schedule and execute ArcGIS Geoprocessing tools based on composed geospatial workflows, and, a Web-GIS to visualize  ...  mature open source and commercial software packages in an innovative way.  ...  Another noticeable work is the GeoPW framework that includes a web-based workflow designer called GeoPWDesigner and a set of GRASS and GeoStar GIS modules wrapped as Web services [31] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/2345316.2345341 dblp:conf/comgeo/Zhang12 fatcat:ztbdwydxxbbzjl37kirsst2bee

Parallel adaptive numerical simulation of dry avalanches over natural terrain

A.K. Patra, A.C. Bauer, C.C. Nichita, E.B. Pitman, M.F. Sheridan, M. Bursik, B. Rupp, A. Webber, A.J. Stinton, L.M. Namikawa, C.S. Renschler
2005 Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research  
Highlights of our methodology are the use of a depth averaged model of the conservation laws and an adaptive grid Godunov solver to solve the resulting equations The software is designed to run on distributed  ...  Our software is freely available and can be used on a range of hardware from inexpensive desktop computers to the largest supercomputers.  ...  We decided to use the open source GIS GRASS [24] that allows a tight coupling between model and GIS code to prepare the initial DEM model input at a particular resolution, and while the model is running  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2004.06.014 fatcat:s367jfdfsbhztik6zeuuyncpwm

GIS Mashups [chapter]

Ilya Zaslavsky
2017 Encyclopedia of GIS  
., modeling a configuration space for crystallographic design, casting folding energies as a function of a protein's contact map, and formulation of vaccination policies taking into account social dynamics  ...  ., ozone concentrations) over 2D spatial fields as realizations of a stochastic process. Sacks et al. (1989) described the use of kriging to model (deterministic) computer experiments.  ...  This means a large amount of GIS functions are not parallelized and implemented on the GPU and the clusters of GPUs.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-17885-1_530 fatcat:rrr5buo3zrevpigdtjwhewipvm

A suggested framework and guidelines for learning GIS in interdisciplinary research

Patrick Rickles, Claire Ellul, Muki Haklay
2017 Geo: Geography and Environment  
Guidelines and a framework are presented, modifying the Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge framework, incorporating informal and context-based learning and GIS concepts from the Geographic  ...  experience and uptake of GIS.  ...  The authors would also like to give a special thanks to the Challenging RISK project at UCL for its support and providing further evidence of the importance of GIS in interdisciplinary research.  ... 
doi:10.1002/geo2.46 fatcat:zk7zn2uaczcwhashdqjafcem6e

Multivariate statistics and spatial interpretation of geochemical data for assessing soil contamination by potentially toxic elements in the mining area of Stratoni, north Greece

Akis Kelepertsis, Ariadne Argyraki, Dimitris Alexakis
2006 Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis  
A preliminary soil survey was undertaken in the mining region of Stratoni in Chalkidiki peninsula, north Greece.  ...  The study focused on ten elements (Pb, Zn, Cu, As, Cd, Mn, Fe, Ni, Co, Cr), all of which were present in soil with concentrations well above the global soil means.  ...  Vassilopoulou of the University of Athens for her invaluable help during the building of the spatial database in the GIS.  ... 
doi:10.1144/1467-7873/05-101 fatcat:m5sm2cig3rckrp4tut7j72m3gu

Managing an epidemic: Zika interventions and community responses in Belize

Deven Gray, Joanna Mishtal
2018 Global Public Health  
With one locally confirmed case of microcephaly on this small island already, this disease has the potential to severely impact the health and wellness of pregnant women and future generations.  ...  Based on ethnographic and Geographic Information Systems research conducted primarily in 2017, I examine how perspectives of Zika-related health risk are shaped, and how state interventions to manage Zika  ...  expressed interest in educating volunteers about the current situation on the island based on my preliminary analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1080/17441692.2018.1471146 pmid:29733243 fatcat:chzhdqorvrdcffbkgbc557xsnm

How Can Climate Resilience Be Measured and Visualized? Assessing a Vague Concept Using GIS-Based Fuzzy Logic

Schaefer, Thinh, Greiving
2020 Sustainability  
Based on a literature review, we identified five essential components of climate resilience and initially designed a theoretical framework of 18 indicators.  ...  The main aim of this paper focusses on the measurement of climate resilience in the City of Dortmund, Germany, using Geographic Information Systems (GIS).  ...  Discussion and Conclusions With this work we presented a GIS-based fuzzy logic analysis on climate resilience in the City of Dortmund.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12020635 fatcat:fhnhi5xiqneipcrpdbqea5qrgu

Using methods of geoinformation mapping for the study of woody vegetation of forest-steppe ecosystems the Central Chernozem reserve

O.V. Ryzhkov, V.V. Alekhin Central Chernozem State Nature Biosphere Reserve, G.A. Ryzhkova
2020 Forest science issues  
Results of the study of the main tree species of the reserve using GPS (GLONASS) survey and GIS are shown.  ...  Methods of cartographic studies of the wood vegetation of the reserve, including those using modern GIS technologies and satellite positioning devices, are presented.  ...  Special symbols designating the bases of tree trunks and clusters of shrubs were approximately applied on the diagrams according to relief features.  ... 
doi:10.31509/2658-607x-2020-3-1-1-34 fatcat:dyxh4q2ibfe4fex2qvlxdg3ch4

Mapping Local Climate Zones Using ArcGIS-Based Method and Exploring Land Surface Temperature Characteristics in Chenzhou, China

Yaping Chen, Bohong Zheng, Yinze Hu
2020 Sustainability  
The calculation results are then rasterized and clustered in ArcGIS to obtain the LCZ map at a resolution of 200 m.  ...  The results suggest that: (1) by adding localized LCZ classes and applying the semi-automatic algorithm on the Arc-GIS platform, the final overall accuracy reaches 69.54%, with a kappa value of 0.67, (  ...  Meanwhile, the LCZ classification based on the WUDAPT method only needs remote sensing data, which is available on the Google Earth platform, and SAGA GIS software.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12072974 fatcat:rr6phlhmfvhrtguwwwkbw3qala

INTER-COMPARISON OF THE GLOBAL LAND COVER MAPS IN AFRICA SUPPLEMENTED BY SPATIAL ASSOCIATION OF ERRORS

G. Bratic, D. Oxoli, M. A. Brovelli
2019 The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences  
In this work, accuracy indexes based on the confusion matrix were computed as a measure of similarity between the two maps.  ...  </strong> Recent advances in Earth Observations supported development of high-resolution land cover (LC) maps on a large-scale.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We are grateful for support of URBAN-GEO BIG DATA, a Project of National Interest (PRIN) funded by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR).  ... 
doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-xlii-4-w14-11-2019 fatcat:bi5zhrtmvraq5m434eggstu37e

A Simple Microbiome in the European Common Cuttlefish, Sepia officinalis

Holly L. Lutz, S. Tabita Ramírez-Puebla, Lisa Abbo, Amber Durand, Cathleen Schlundt, Neil R. Gottel, Alexandra K. Sjaarda, Roger T. Hanlon, Jack A. Gilbert, Jessica L. Mark Welch, Mark J. Mandel
2019 mSystems  
Data from the gills were dominated by a single ASV in the family Piscirickettsiaceae, which imaging visualized as small clusters of cells.  ...  the role of Alpha- and Gammaproteobacteria in the reproductive system and egg defense in a variety of cephalopods.  ...  Therefore, in parallel with our study of the microbiome of various organ systems, we conducted extensive preliminary experiments to study the effect of antibiotic treatment on the behavior of S. officinalis  ... 
doi:10.1128/msystems.00177-19 pmid:31098396 pmcid:PMC6517690 fatcat:kaqycbn4srg2for7trmiuzggt4
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