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Record number 406439
Title Building the IDECi-UIB: the scientific spatial data infrastructure node for the Balearic Islands University
Author(s) Giner, L.G.; Pérez, M.R.; Stuiver, H.J.
Event 14th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 2011-04-18/2011-04-21
Department(s) Laboratory of Geo-information Science and Remote Sensing
PE&RC
Publication type Contribution in proceedings
Publication year 2011
Abstract Technical and methodological enhancements in Information Technologies (IT) and Geographical Information Systems (GIS) has permitted the growth in Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDI) performance. In this way, their uses and applications have grown very rapidly. In the scientific and educational working fields, different institutions and organisations have bet for its use enforcing information exchange that allows researchers to improve their studies as well as give a better dissemination within the scientific community. Therefore, the GIS and Remote Sensing Service (SSIGT) at the Balearic Islands University (UIB) has decided to build and launch its own SDI to serve scientific Geo-Information (GI) throughout the Balearic Islands society focussing on the university community. By these means it intends to boost the development of research and education focusing on the field of spatial information. This article tries to explain the background ideas that form the basic concept of the scientific SDI related to the concepts of e-Science and e-Research. Finally, it explains how these ideas are taken into practice into the new University Scientific SDI.
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