GIS

Home  page for reference to static content about GIS

Present research is going into integrating GIS with Semantic Web technologies, therefore resources listed are focused on that topic.

Geospatial ontologies:

  • USGS CEGIS Ontology lab
  • GeoNames (xmlns:gn=”http://www.geonames.org/ontology#”), which maps to ontologies from:
    • dbpedia.org
    • linkedgeodata.org
    • rdf.geospecies.org
    • rdf.insee.fr
    • schema.org
  • GeoRSS (xmlns:georss=”http://www.georss.org/georss/”)
  • Basic Geo (xmlns:geo=”http://www.w3.org/2003/01/geo/wgs84_pos#”)

Standards:

  • GeoSPARQL¬†(at OGC web site, link to white paper available)