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Earth Sciences & Geography - Geographical Information Systems | Advances in Planetary Information Systems

Advances in Planetary Information Systems

Gasselt, Stephan (Ed.)

2015, 390 p.

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The volume on Advances in Planetary GIS is composed of innovative contributions from researchers (and users) in the field of planetary sciences and should also provide introductory material for (post)-graduates getting involved in this research field.

Topics are
[a] spatio-temporal GI aspects for planning and tracking of rovers and manned missions,
[b] geologic mapping conducted through NASA/ESA-financed programs,
[c] developments and application of DB models for specific requirements (also for collaboration)
[d] spatial remote-sensing data analysis (hyperspectral, terrain models, image data) for
landing-site assessments/selections as well as traverse planning,
[e] aspects of interoperability (accessing archive nodes via webGIS) using WF/WM/WC services,
[f] compliance to standards (XML Metadata, OGC, ...)
[f] processing and incorporation of data,
[g] cartographic aspects (map layout/production, visualisation),
[h] software developments for planetary research

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Geographic Information Systems - Geology and Geomorphology - Interoperability - Planetary Sciences - Spatial Data Analysis and Visualisiation

Related subjects » Astronomy - Geographical Information Systems

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