Vol 7 (2012)

Table of Contents

Position Papers

The Brokering Approach for Multidisciplinary Interoperability: A Position Paper pdf
Stefano Nativi, Massimo Craglia, Jay Pearlman 1-15

Research Articles

Semantics-Aware Indexing of Geospatial Resources Based on Multilingual Thesauri: Methodology and Preliminary Results pdf
Cristiano Fugazza, Gianluca Luraschi 16-37
Developing a Spatial Data Infrastructure for Archaeological and Built Heritage pdf
Peter McKeague, Anthony Corns, Robert Shaw 38-65
Web services for spatial data exchange, schema transformation and validation as a prototypical implementation for the LPIS Quality Assurance pdf
Stefan Wiemann, Lars Bernard, Piotr Wojda, Pavel Milenov, Valentina Sagris, Wim Devos 66-87
Geoportal Usability Evaluation pdf
Xin He, Hans Persson, Anders Östman 88-106
Shibboleth Access Management Federations as an Organisational Model for SDI pdf
Christopher I Higgins, Michael Koutroumpas, Andreas Matheus, Andrew Seales 107-124
A multidisciplinary research framework for analysing the spatial enablement of public sector processes PDF
Ezra Dessers, Joep Crompvoets, Katleen Janssen, Glenn Vancauwenberghe, Danny Vandenbroucke, Lieselot Vanhaverbeke, Geert Van Hootegem 125-150
Automatic Generation of Geospatial Metadata for Web Resources PDF
Aneta Jadwiga Florczyk, Francisco Javier López-Pellicer, Javier Nogueras-Iso, Francisco Javier Zarazaga-Soria 151-172
Spatial Metadata Automation: A Key to Spatially Enabling Platform PDF
Hamed Olfat, Mohsen Kalantari, Abbas Rajabifard, Hervé Senot, Ian Williamson 173-195
Brave New Open Data World? PDF
Stefan Kulk, Bastiaan van Loenen 196-206
Seamless SDI Design by Using UML Modeling PDF
Sheelan Sheikheslami Vaez, Abbas Rajabifard 207-224
The Development and Interlinkage of a Drought Vocabulary in the EuroGEOSS Interoperable Catalogue Infrastructure PDF
Miguel Ángel Latre, Barbara Hofer, Javier Lacasta, Javier Nogueras-Iso 225-248
Increasing the Availability of Spatial Data held by Public Sector Bodies: Some Experiences and Guidelines from the OneGeology-Europe Project PDF
Katleen Janssen, Aleksandra Kuczerawy 249-276
Interoperable Search Mechanisms for Web 2.0 Resources PDF
Laura Díaz, Manuela Nuñez-Redó, David González, Jose Gil, Pau Aragó, Edward Pultar, Joaquín Huerta 277-299
Multi-Disciplinary Forest Fire Danger Assessment in Europe: The Potential to Integrate Long-Term Drought Information PDF
Barbara Hofer, Hugo Carrão, Daniel McInerney 300-322
A multidisciplinary Spatial Data Infrastructure for the Mediterranean to support implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Directive PDF
Sergio Cinnirella, David March, Tim O’Higgins, Carla Murciano, Rafael Sardà, Joan Albaigés, Nicola Pirrone 323-351
Analysis of quality metadata in the GEOSS Clearinghouse PDF
Paula Díaz Redondo, Joan Masó, Eva Sevillano, Miquel Ninyerola, Alaitz Zabala, Ivette Serral, Xavier Pons 352-377
Future SDI – Impulses from Geoinformatics Research and IT Trends PDF
Laura Díaz, Albert Remke, Tomi Kauppinen, Auriol Degbelo, Theodor Foerster, Christoph Stasch, Matthes Rieke, Bastian Schaeffer, Bastian Baranski, Arne Broering, Andreas Wytzisk 378-410
Creating a Multilingual Geospatial Thesaurus: GEOSS Societal Benefit Areas Translations for Italian, Spanish, French and Slovenian PDF
Claudia Cialone, Kristin Stock, Barbara Medved-Cvikl, Andrej Ceglar 411-440
Recommender-based enhancement of discovery in Geoportals PDF
Bernhard Vockner, Mariana Belgiu, Manfred Mittlboeck 441-463
Assessment of multi-scale drought datasets to quantify drought severity and impacts in agriculture: a case study for Slovenia PDF
Andrej Ceglar, Barbara Medved-Cvikl, Enrique Moran-Tejeda, Sergio Vicente-Serrano, Lučka Kajfež-Bogataj 464-487

Notes from the Field

GIS Data Interoperability in Uganda PDF
Moses Musinguzi, Sandy Stevens Tickodri-Togboa, Gerhard Bax 488-507
Okavango Collections: Sharing Environmental Information Resources of the Cubango-Okavango River Basin PDF
Richard T. Cooper, Monica Morrison 508-535