The Historical Evolution and Reflection of Geospatial Information Grid

WAN Gang, CAO Xuefeng
2016 Acta Geodaetica et Cartographica Sinica  
With the development of science and practices, the grid concept continues to evolve, and there are differences and relations between different industries about understanding of its connotation. First, the theoretic characteristics of Geospatial Grid are analyzed and its broad and narrow concept is put forward. Then the history of Geospatial Grid development is reviewed and analyzed, and Geospatial Grid is considered as one kind human spatial cognition theory, and it developed into Geospatial
more » ... ormation Grid under the condition of information. At the end, this paper argues that the research object of Geospatial Information Grid is the informational earth system and it is based on the model theory, the service and standards system will be constructed, and the service range extends from human to intelligent platforms at that time which leading to a bright future.
doi:10.11947/j.agcs.2016.f002 doaj:68138266614145999a40f03596743b09 fatcat:jnyzsk464vep5miukcihoqexwq