[Geowanking] Re: Geowanking Digest, Vol 43, Issue 18
r azlan abas
razlanabas at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 15:58:53 PDT 2007
Newbie first post. Hope etiquette is ok.
Geotude is a solution looking for a problem.
Thank you, Andrew for highlighting us.
At 10:44 PM 06/13/2007, geowanking-request at lists.burri.to wrote:
>I'm not necessarily looking for a way to commercialize or publish data - I'm
>here trying to find an appropriate geospatial reference that defines area
>not points - recursive areas of ever increasing resolution that fit nicely
>into a database schema or even file directory structure.
> - brian grant
>I am interested in this topic as well. We have a system to make Minnesota
>air quality data available to the public. It consists of point sources,
>ambient data from monitoring stations, and Air Quality Index data for
>regional areas. I am always interested in looking at new ways to store,
>slice, represent, and publish this type of information.
>The problem seems so easy. Identify a point in space. Decide what
>kind of data you want. Find the data. The axle people get wrapped
>around is that they then have to decide on a whole bunch of stuff
>that will support doing that and it's never clear how much yak-
>shaving is happening, how much institutional rivalry is happening,
>how much legacy inertia is happening, etc.
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