Commission 4: Information Usage


The mission of Commission 4 is to explore, demonstrate and contribute to further increase the usage, access and visualization of authorized geodata as well as to investigate better mechanisms for the dissemination of geodata from database to end-users.



§  User demand analysis

§  Domain integration

§  Harmonisation

§  Interoperability

§  NSDI, geoportals, INSPIRE, GeoWeb

§  Distribution and access to geodata

§  Geographic information retrieval

§ Protocols for data distribution on distributed architectures, possibly services oriented
(Linked data, GML WMS, WFS, WS etc.)

§  Geo analysis

§  Cartography (incl. web cartography)

§  Visualisation

§  Mapping on demand

§  Metadata



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