ICE Web Services

Alex Mandel
Information Center for the Environment University of California, Davis

June 2009

Outline

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Map Services

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Licensing

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ICE Services

Open Geospatial Consortium1

Similar to ISO, ANSI or OASIS ”Industry Standard”

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http://www.opengeospatial.org/

Open Geospatial Consortium1

Similar to ISO, ANSI or OASIS ”Industry Standard” Standards
Catalogue Service Location Services (OpenLS) CityGML Observations and Measurements Coordinate Transformation Sensor Model Language Filter Encoding Sensor Observation Service Geographic Objects Sensor Planning Service Geography Markup Language Simple Features Geospatial eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (GeoXACML) GML in JPEG 2000 Simple Features CORBA Grid Coverage Service Simple Features OLE/COM KML Simple Features SQL Styled Layer Descriptor Symbology Encoding Transducer Markup Language Web Coverage Service Web Feature Service Web Map Context Web Map Service Web Processing Service Web Service Common

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http://www.opengeospatial.org/

Which ones do I need to know about?

Web Map Service (WMS) - Raster Web Feature Service (WFS) - Vector Web Coverage Service (WCS) - Multi Band Raster Keyhole Markup Language (KML) - Vector Geography Markup Language (GML) - Vector Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD) GeoRSS -Vector

Why do I care?

Another way to get and share geographic data Desktop - Use data layers without downloading Web Maps - Create interactive overlays(aka Mash-ups) without hosting all the data Easy re-use and Sharing

Outline

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Map Services

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Licensing

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ICE Services

Software

Matrix of Types Closed Source Open Source Free ’Freeware’ FOSS Costs Money Proprietary Service?

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http://www.opensource.org http://www.fsf.org

Software

Matrix of Types Closed Source Open Source Free ’Freeware’ FOSS Costs Money Proprietary Service?

Terms of Service Fine Print Open Source Inititave2 , Free Software Foundation3 GPL, MIT, BSD

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http://www.opensource.org http://www.fsf.org

Documents

Easy licensing for Copyright and Copyleft of Images, Video, Slides, Writings and just about any other electronic file format. Creative Commons4 Open CourseWare5

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http://creativecommons.org http://www.ocwconsortium.org

Data

A slightly messier set of guidelines for making data sharing easier. Scientific Commons6 Conservation Commons7 Geospatial Commons?

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http://www.sciencecommons.org http://www.conservationcommons.org

Outline

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Map Services

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Licensing

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ICE Services

Resources

Osprey
Mapserver Geoserver Postgis Database OpenLayers Web Map API Geonetwork Metadata Catalog

What’s available?

WMS WFS WCS GeoRSS, KML, GML Shared database access from the desktop and web Interactive Online Maps Quick access to Imagery in GIS without downloading

Implications

Licensing Data, Documents and Software produced by ICE Sharing with each other, collaborators and the world Paying attention to license in our data aquisitions, contracts and work in general

No licenses were harmed in the making of this presentation. Made using Free and Open Source Software Latex Linux Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported License8

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http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/

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