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Lessons for the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure : international case study analysis /
Beth E. Lachman ... [et al.].
imprint
Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2002.
description
xvi, 146 p. ; 28 cm.
ISBN
0833031414
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Book
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imprint
Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2002.
isbn
0833031414
general note
"Prepared for the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI) Secretariat."
"Science and Technology Policy Institute."
catalogue key
4760864
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-146).
A Look Inside
First Chapter
An analysis of international collaboration for the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI), this book provides ten in-depth international and regional collaboration case studies to assess lessons learned for GSDI development and implementation.
Summaries
Unpaid Annotation
Geospatial data, information, and technologies are becoming more important and more common throughout the world as tools to improve government and private-sector decisionmaking in issues including transportation, environment, natural resources, agriculture, telecommunications, mapping, health, emergency services, research, and national security. This book, an analysis of international collaboration for the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI), provides ten in-depth international and regional collaboration case studies to assess lessons learned for GSDI development and implementation.
Main Description
Geospatial data, information, and technologies are becoming more important and more common tools throughout the world because of their capacity to improve government and private-sector decisionmaking in such areas as transportation, environment, natural resources, agriculture, telecommunications, mapping, health, emergency services, research, and national security. This report presents an analysis of international collaboration for the Global Spatial Data Infrastructure (GSDI).
Table of Contents
Preface
Summary
Acknowledgments
Acronyms
Introductionp. 1
Brief Overview of the Case Studiesp. 11
Lessons Learned and Findings for the GSDIp. 19
The Case Studiesp. 42
Global Mapp. 43
International Civil Aviation Organizationp. 51
International Council for Sciencep. 61
International Geosphere-Biosphere Programmep. 70
World Meteorological Organizationp. 81
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changep. 92
EIS-Africa 101
EUROGIp. 111
PCGIAPp. 119
PC IDEAp. 128
App.: Brief List of All Casesp. 137
Bibliographyp. 141
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