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Standards-Based Computing Capabilities for Distributed Geospatial Applications
November 2008 (vol. 41 no. 11)
pp. 50-57
Craig Lee, The Aerospace Corporation
George Percivall, Open Geospatial Consortium
Researchers face increasingly large repositories of geospatial data stored in different locations and in various formats. To address this problem, the Open Geospatial Consortium and the Open Grid Forum are collaborating to develop standards for distributed geospatial computing.

1. National Science Foundation Cyberinfrastructure Council, "Cyberinfrastructure Vision for 21st Century Discovery," NSF, Mar. 2007; www.nsf.gov/pubs/2007/nsf0728nsf0728.pdf .
2. D. Gannon, "The Computational Data Center—A Science Cloud," Indiana Univ.; www.extreme.indiana.edu/~gannonscience-data-center.pdf .

Index Terms:
grid computing, distributed computing, geospatial applications, geoinformatics, standards, Web services, tools, e-Science
Citation:
Craig Lee, George Percivall, "Standards-Based Computing Capabilities for Distributed Geospatial Applications," Computer, vol. 41, no. 11, pp. 50-57, Nov. 2008, doi:10.1109/MC.2008.468
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