January, 2017


GIS Software

VANE Query Language: Intuitive Access to Satellite Imagery

Georgy Potapov of OpenWeatherMap introduces the release of the VANE language service, an entirely online service that presents a new concept for accessing satellite imagery. Potapov shares OpenWeatherMap’s vision of how developers can work with satellite and weather data to help the overall geoinformation market to grow.

GIS Data

Eights different scenarios of change on a feature. From: Harbelot, Arenas, and Cruz, 2013.Eights different scenarios of change on a feature. From: Harbelot, Arenas, and Cruz, 2013.

GIS and Semantics: Enabling the Discoverability of Data

Similar to the semantic web, techniques have been created for GIS, where finding and applying geospatial data requires protocols and standards that allow the large variety of data to be more easily searched.