GGS-311_-_Lecture9

GGS-311_-_Lecture9 - Web GIS / Future of GIS Dr. Matt Rice...

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Unformatted text preview: Web GIS / Future of GIS Dr. Matt Rice Geography and Geoinformation Science 311 Fall 2011 Overview Future of GIS : GIS software architecture Data Legal Issues and IP Privacy Panoramic Map of Eureka California (l890 1910) available through the Library of Congresss online digital map collection Available for free online, or for ~$100 via eBay Web Mapping & GIS: The Network ARPANET/Internet (1970s, 1980s ) Physical network linking research & defense facilities, development of protocols for network file & data transport (FTP, TCP/IP, etc .) WWW (Tim Berners-Lee @ CERN ) Hypertext links, html (late 80s, early 90s ) Early days of GIS (late 1960s 1980s ) Web Mapping & GIS Early 90s present: Rapid growth of the Internet/WWW 1980s and 1990s: Rapid expansion of GIS Mid-90s: Books, Articles, web pages about GIS & the Web Brandon Plewe (1997), GIS Online: Information Retrieval, Mapping, and the Internet . Onward Press: Santa Fe, NM . Access to government data (USGS, Census) began to be available through ftp . Online mapping expands: 1998- present Keyhole: 2001 Google Earth: 2004 GIS Software Architecture Longley 7.3 (figure 7.8 ) GIS software will likely migrate from a standalone program on a workstation (like we are using now) to a network-based application running on an application server, accessed through a browser ....
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course GGS 311 taught by Professor Dr.rice during the Fall '11 term at George Mason.

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GGS-311_-_Lecture9 - Web GIS / Future of GIS Dr. Matt Rice...

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