The field of web-based coastal atlas informatics presents experts with a variety of unique considerations in an area where accuracy is of vital importance and proper representation of spatial data come to the forefront. Coastal Informatics: Web Atlas Design and Implementation reviews and presents the latest developments in the emerging field of coastal web atlases through a series of case studies giving practical guidance on geographic data management and documentation through standards-based metadata, as well as making underlying geographic databases interoperable. Readers will find this book of practical use in Web atlas design, development and implementation, improving spatial thinking in the coastal context.
Introduction / Dawn J. Wright, Valerie Cummins, Edward Dwyer -- Coastal web atlas features / Elizabeth O'Dea ... [et al.] -- Coastal web atlas implementation / Tanya Haddad ... [et al.] -- Coastal atlas interoperability / Yassine Lassoued ... [et al.] -- Overview of coastal atlases / Dawn J. Wright ... [et al.] -- Oregon, USA / Tanya C. Haddad, Robert J. Bailey, Dawn J. Wright -- Ireland / Edward Dwyer ... [et al.] -- Virginia and Maryland, USA / Marcia Berman, Catherine McCall -- Wisconsin, USA / David Hart -- Belgium / Kathy Belpaeme, Hannelore Maelfait -- Africa / Lucy E.P. Scott, Greg Reed -- Caribbean / Sean Padmanabhan -- United Kingdom / David R. Green -- Spain / Alejandro Iglesias-Campos ... [et al.] -- The international coastal atlas network / Dawn J. Wright, Valerie Cummins, Edward Dwyer -- Coastal atlases in the context of spatial data infrastructures / Tony LaVoi ... [et al.] -- Creating a usable atlas / Timothy Nyerges ... [et al.] -- Improving a growing atlas / Tanya C. Haddad, Declan Dunne -- Supporting a successful atlas / Roger Longhorn, Dawn J. Wright, Kathy Belpaeme.
Number Of Pages: 350
Published: 31st July 2010