Klinger, Verena and Wehrmann, Thilo and Gebhardt, Steffen and Künzer, Claudia (2010) RESTful WISDOM (Water-related Information System for the sustainable development of the Mekong Delta). In: Proceedings of the 31st Asian Remote Sensing Conference, TS11-3. 31st Asian Remote Sensing Conference, 01.-05. Nov. 2010, Hanoi, Vietnam.
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ABSTRACT: This web-based GIS supports decision makers and non-expert users in the field of water resources management. A vast amount of data covering different water-related topics is hosted by the system and can be visualised for further analysis. The data products stem from the fields of remote sensing, hydrological modelling, vulnerability studies, statistical data from year books, etc. As a consequence, one complexity lies in the task of making these different data types from different disciplines efficiently accessible to non GIS experts for certain user driven questions. Thus, every piece of data within WISDOM system is seen as a resource, which is registered in a spatial and thematic reference scheme. To make these resources available, RESTful services are implemented, with special focus on semantically meaningful naming. By giving entry points the user can successively browse the resources which are bundled to data collections supporting different tasks or questions. How these collections are bundled together is defined by the reference scheme and the questions the user asks (by clicking a special link). Resources can be linked to new resources in a standardised way and are addressed the same way. The complexity of combining two different resources to one new resource is hidden from the user. The RESTful style of the system architecture helps to make data easily accessible for non-expert users and system processes and lays the basis for an easy-to-use decision support systems.
|Document Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Speech, Paper)|
|Title:||RESTful WISDOM (Water-related Information System for the sustainable development of the Mekong Delta)|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Proceedings of the 31st Asian Remote Sensing Conference|
|In ISI Web of Science:||No|
|Keywords:||representational state transfer, web based geo information system, GIS, RESTful services, REST, Decision Support|
|Event Title:||31st Asian Remote Sensing Conference|
|Event Location:||Hanoi, Vietnam|
|Event Type:||international Conference|
|Event Dates:||01.-05. Nov. 2010|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)|
|HGF - Program:||Space (old)|
|HGF - Program Themes:||W EO - Erdbeobachtung|
|DLR - Research area:||Space|
|DLR - Program:||W - no assignement|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||W -- no assignement (old)|
|Institutes and Institutions:||German Remote Sensing Data Center > Land Surface|
|Deposited By:||Juliane Huth|
|Deposited On:||24 Nov 2010 08:43|
|Last Modified:||25 Nov 2010 20:00|
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